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Articles from the April 16, 2014 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

NLMS students enjoyed WE Day

On March 21, twenty-two students and three teachers from North Lake Middle School in Lake Stevens ventured to Seattle's Key Arena to attend WE Day with 15, 000 other students and teachers from around...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

OSO: Remembering those lost

Listed are the people who have been confirmed dead or missing, either by official sources or through family members, in the fatal landslide March 22 near Oso, Wash. If you have additional information, contact us at newstips@king5.com or...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 16, 2014

Ace Hardware receives J.D. Power and Associates award


Lake Stevens Ace Hardware and its owners, Greg and Christine Egelstad, have been pillars of the community for several years. Last Wednesday, April 9, Ace Hardware enjoyed the opportunity to host a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    April 16, 2014

New marijuana law brings concerns for higher crime

I will admit that I did not vote for the legalization of marijuana here in the state of Washington. While I have many concerns about this law one of my biggest is giving criminals even more...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

Lake Stevens residents help at Oso landslide

A Lake Stevens based AmeriCorps crew from the Department of Ecology’s Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) joined the response to the SR 530 Landslide disaster last week. Ecology dispatched the crew at the request of the state Emergency Management D...

 
 Opinions    April 16, 2014

Donations being accepted for Oso

Dear Editor, We would like to say thank you to those people who have meant so much to us over the years, those who have supported Samaritan House with donations and gifts. But now it is time to let you know that all of those donations have gone to...

 
 Opinions    April 16, 2014

A prayer for Erika, a life to remember

Every day, twice a day, I drive past the memorial dedicated to Molly Conley on South Lake Stevens Rd. How can anyone pass by and not feel a deep sadness, knowing the tragic, senseless event that took this inspirational young woman from the ones who...

 
 Opinions    April 16, 2014

Car wash helps local man fighting cancer

Dear Editor, We would like to give a special thanks to all of the volunteers who came out to help with our “Car Wash for Cancer” fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 at the Lake Stevens Wells Fargo Bank parking lot. Michael Ward of Lake Stevens was...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

LSHS offering local senior citizens free dinner

Lake Stevens High School annual Senior Citizen Dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 23 at 5 p.m. in the LSHS Cafeteria. The theme this year is “A Night in the City.” This meal is completely free and sponsored by the LSHS Leadership class. The...

 
 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    April 16, 2014

Keeping the Faith: Kingdom Curriculum

Once upon a time, the animal kingdom decided it must do something to help humanity face the challenges of the world. So the animals organized a school. They adopted a systematic curriculum consisting of running, climbing, swimming, and flying. All...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club presents Tarzan

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club Presents Tarzan Lake Stevens, WA, March 14, 2014: Lake Stevens High School Drama Club is pleased to present the heart-warming musical Tarzan, music by Edgar Rice...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

Snohomish PUD awards local students in photo contests

Snohomish County PUD today announced the names of local students who won awards in the utility’s 2014 art and photography competitions. The contests engage students in energy topics. For the PUD photography contest, high school students were...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

Lake Stevens Spring Cleaning Day May 3

On Saturday, May 3, the City of Lake Stevens will be hosting its annual Spring Cleaning Day Event for citizens who live within the limit of the City of Lake Stevens. This year’s event will be held at the back parking lot of Cavelero Mid High,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014

Aquafest wins gold

During the 2014 Washington Festival and Event Association convention held in March, the WFEA awarded Aquafest with three gold medals for the 2013 Lake Stevens Journal Insert, the 2013 Aquafest Event...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

PUD Reminds Customers about Potential Scams; Verify Identity

April 18, 2014 New Schemes Use Social Media, Texting, Automated Phone Calls PUD Reminds Customers about Potential Scams; Verify Identity Everett, WA — Snohomish County PUD reminds customers about potential scams that aim to steal customers’...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Annual Sunnycrest PTA Silent Auction

Sunnycrest Elementary PTA is hoping the community will "Help Sunnycrest Bloom" with our annual silent auction on Friday, May 9th. Come bid on some fantastic items! All proceeds raised benefit our over 700 students through the PTA Art Docent Program,...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

DNR defers timber sale near Oso landslide

Media Advisory April 18, 2014 DNR defers timber sale near Oso landslide OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has deferred a timber sale that is located approximately five miles southwest of the SR530 landslide. The deferred...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Governor, Attorney General reject federal Department of Energy's proposed changes to Hanford cleanup plan

Governor, Attorney General reject federal Department of Energy’s proposed changes to Hanford cleanup plan Plan lacks specificity, accountability and enforceability OLYMPIA…Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

OSO Benefit: Lake City

Fuel for Oso May 2, 9pm $10 cover The Shanty Tavern 9002 Lake City Way NE Seattle, WA 98115 Benefit to raise money for fuel costs Performers include JD Hobson Country Dave Andy Wylie...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

First damage claims in Oso mudslide seek millions

EVERETT — A woman whose husband was killed when the Oso mudslide buried their home March 22 has filed claims against Snohomish County and the state of Washington, seeking millions of dollars in damages — and answers....

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Widow seeks $7 million after deadly Oso mudslide

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - A woman whose husband died in the deadly Washington state mudslide has filed claims seeking a total of $7 million from Washington state and Snohomish County, her lawyer said Friday. Deborah Durnell, 50, wants to learn exactly...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Medical Examiner's office identifies 39 in Oso landslide; 4 still missing

ARLINGTON, Wash. — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has received a total of 39 bodies from the Oso mudslide, although four other people are still listed as missing since the March 22 disaster. The death toll rose to 39 Wednesday...

 
 News    April 16, 2014

Lake Stevens Senior Center Celebrates Partnership With Tulalip Tribes

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lake Stevens Senior Center 3202 Soper Hill Road Lake Stevens, WA 98258 425-335-0345 info@lakestevensseniorcenter.com April 17, 2014 Lake Stevens Senior Center Celebrates Partnership With Tulalip Tribes Tulalip...

 
 Sports    April 16, 2014

Opportunities for Athletes and Volunteers at Ironman

Opportunities for Athletes and Volunteers at Ironman The preparation for IRONMAN 70.3 Lake Stevens is underway as many members of our community are preparing for race day, developing volunteer teams to assist along the course, coordinating the race...