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Articles from the April 11, 2011 edition

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 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    April 11, 2011

The Pickled Pain of the Past

Dr. Paul Brand was one of God’s great gifts to the world and to modern medicine. The son of English missionaries to India, Brand came home to Britain in preparation to follow in his parents’ footsteps. He studied to become a physician,...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    April 11, 2011

Sometimes, just showing up is enough

I had never met a chain-smoking missionary until I shook the tobacco-stained hand of Michael Bonderer. Michael is the Country Director for the “Fuller Center for Housing” and “Homes from the Heart” in El Salvador. As the late...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    April 11, 2011

Local businessman makes his television debut

Ben Surdi Lake Stevens resident, Ben Surdi, is featured on an upcoming episode of Biz Kid$, the Emmy Award-winning national public television series that teaches school-aged kids about money and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Aquarun 2011 welcomes changes

This year’s Aquarun will take place at Aquafest Saturday July 30 with a 5K and 10K course and a Kid’s Fun Run. The races will start and finish at Lake Stevens High School Stadium. Parking will be available at and near Lake Stevens High...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Showcase Lake Stevens coming soon

Get ready for the sixth Annual Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce Showcase Lake Stevens, the annual business and community expo. Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 23 and join your local businesses and service clubs at Lake Stevens High...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Reps. Hope and Dunshee team up for special education

The Washington State Senate on April 5 unanimously passed a bill sponsored by 44th District lawmakers to ease requirements on special education assessments. Reps. Hans Dunshee and Mike Hope said they were pleased at the unanimous support in both cham...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 11, 2011

Relay has more to come

Purple began popping up everywhere in Lake Stevens last week, the color craze seemed to take on a life of its own. It’s meaning came together on Saturday when Relay for Life Lake Stevens held...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Prepare for repairs on 20th Street SE

The west end of 20th Street SE, west of Cavalero Road, has a section of roadway pavement that has been in poor condition for the past several years. The County, and now the City as of 2010, has had to perform regular pavement patching nearly on a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

LSHS Grad inducted into UW Varsity Boat Club

Carlie Elledge rowing on Lake Washington. Longtime Lake Stevens resident Carlie Elledge is on to a successful college career at the University of Washington and was inducted into the University of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Lake Stevens Little League needs your help

Lake Stevens Little League will be holding a Community Silent Auction and Raffle. The raffle and auction will be held at Lake Stevens Community Park on Machias Road on Sat., April 16 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All proceeds from the auction will...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Host family needed in Lake Stevens

A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who will be attending Lake Stevens High School the 2011/2012 school year. A potential host family can choose from the following students: a girl from Norway who is a mature girl that likes to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Commission volunteer opportunities

The City of Lake Stevens is seeking applicants for one vacant and one upcoming vacancy on the Police Civil Service Commission. Interested applicants must complete and submit an application to be considered for an interview by the Mayor. The City of...

 
 Lights & Sirens    April 11, 2011

Lights and Sirens - April -13 issue.

The police department responded to 658 incidents in the week of March 27, 2011 through April 2, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Disorderly (Road Rage), 03/30/2011, State Route 9 NE and State Route 204 A ma...

 
 Opinions    April 11, 2011

Letters to the Editor - April 13, 2011

Strong public education includes art Dear Editor, Congratulations to the eight LSHS students chosen to receive the Snohomish County Regional Scholastic Art Awards, very nice work girls. Keep creating art. I have a few questions. Why were no boys...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    April 11, 2011

Swiss Family Snyder

My daughter recently finished reading Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss. I like to have something to read before going to bed at night when I run out of crossword puzzles. It was a perfect storm of opportunity. On my nightstand was the book my dau...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    April 11, 2011

A tax by any other name….

Washington voters have made it more difficult for state lawmakers to hike taxes by requiring a two-thirds majority to do so. The Legislature’s response? Increase fees, instead. Gov. Gregoire has ordered state agencies to cut their budgets and...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson, Professional Organizer    Columns    April 11, 2011

How to Declutter Your Home and Breathe Easy

Complaints of a client who needs help conquering clutter: “I’m overwhelmed” “I don’t know where to start” “I feel like I can’t breathe” “I feel like I can’t move” “I’...

 
 By Janet Matkin, Wsdot Tolls Communications Manager    News    April 11, 2011

SR 520 tolling start date dependent on successful testing of equipment and systems

SEATTLE – At least six weeks of rigorous testing of equipment and systems for tolling of the SR 520 bridge are planned to begin next week, and if successful, a toll start date will be set, the Washington State Department of Transportation...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    April 11, 2011

Equal Pay Day: WA Women Play Catch-up

SEATTLE - What men earn in a five-day work week takes women, on average, seven days to earn. This week, Tuesday is "Equal Pay Day," a date marked every year by workers' and women's rights groups as the point at which a woman's pay...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

Steve’s Barber Shop moving to Frontier Village

Steve’s Barber Shop has been located in downtown Lake Stevens for the past two decades but this Lake Stevens icon is moving to the Frontier Village area in order to provide their customers better hours and a more convenient location. As of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

L.S. Center transportation circulation plan

The commercial area surrounding SR 9 and SR 204 is an important business center for the community for goods and services and providing an economic base for City services. This district is referred to as the Lake Stevens Center and also known as the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 11, 2011

L.S. American Legion honored with awards

The American Legion Post 181 Auxiliary Unit, which is their women’s organization side of the membership, was awarded the Unit of the Year award for District 2. In addition, American Legion Post 181 was awarded the Post of the Year award for...

 

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