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Articles from the April 23, 2013 edition

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 By Lisa Finley    Columns    April 23, 2013

Not stopped by the smell

If I had to choose one of the five senses to lose it would be smell. I have never had a good nose that picks up particular scents and have found that often advantageous! Although not an expert on the subject, I would predict nearly half of the world&...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 23, 2013

Vasil, local doctor, helps patients in Ethiopia

Choosing to become a doctor usually means that you want to live a life of helping others and Lake Stevens doctor George Vasil has not only spent years helping many right here in Lake Stevens but he...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

Students create food rainbows with fruits and veggies

Red strawberries, orange, yellow and purple carrots, multicolored cauliflower and leafy greens adorned students’ lunch trays on April 16 during the Food and Nutrition Services...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

Storm Aquatics holds food drive fun night

Storm Aquatics, a competitive swim team in Lake Stevens, WA, canceled its Friday evening practice to hold a Food Drive Fun Night to raise non-perishable food and money donations for local area food...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

SR 92 roundabouts construction awarded to local contractor

Marshbank Construction, located within the City of Lake Stevens, was awarded by Washington State Department of Transportation to perform the design-build construction of the two planned roundabouts on SR 92 at 99th and 113th Avenue NE intersections....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

Nasr serves as House of Rep page

Samir Nasr is a student at Cavelero Mid-High School. He was sponsored by Representative Hans Dunshee to serve as a page in the Legislature the week of April 9. Page duties are varied. They range from...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

LSSD recognizes Volunteers of Year

Join the Lake Stevens School District for an evening of celebration as the district honors the talents of our Student Artists and the work of our School Volunteers. The event will take place Tuesday, May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Stevens High School...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

LSHS Annual Spring Plant Sale

Lake Stevens High School is holding its annual Spring Plant Sale presented by the Horticulture/FFA Students at LSHS. Available for purchase: hanging baskets, bedding plants, vegetables, and herbs. The school provides a special service, replant your...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 23, 2013

Lake Stevens runner shares in the tragedy of this year’s Boston Marathon

As millions of people around the country were glued to their television and computer screens during last week’s Boston Marathon they were witness to the first explosion going off as several...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

Lake Stevens Senior Center seeks business members

The Lake Stevens Senior Center is soliciting business memberships as a form of raising funds for the Center and in return they will promote your business within the Center membership. Business membership includes a free three-line listing in the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    April 23, 2013

Americans’ true colors always come through in a tragedy

It’s been over a week since the horrific bombings at the 117th annual Boston Marathon that killed three and wounded dozens of others and my mind still continues to wander to the pictures of that...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

L.S. getting closer to hiring new police chief

In January of this year the City of Lake Stevens hired the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to assist in an executive search for Police Chief Candidates. The City received twenty...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

Governor honors Snohomish County volunteer for outstanding service

On April 25, Governor Inslee will host the ninth Annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards to recognize the contributions of 44 outstanding volunteers for their dedication and commitment to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

City Spring clean-up just around the corner

On Saturday, May 4, 2013, the City of Lake Stevens will be hosting its annual Spring Cleaning Day Event. This year’s event will again be held at the back parking lot at Cavelero Mid High School located at 8220 24th St. SE, Lake Stevens. Citizen...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 23, 2013

Burglary suspect arrested after anonymous tip

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested the man suspected of tying a 70-year-old woman to her toilet on Tuesday, April 16 when she interrupted him burglarizing her residence at the 14800 block of Ok Mill Rd. An anonymous tip...

 
 Opinions    April 23, 2013

YOUR LETTERS 4-24-2013

WEA should let taxpayers know how money is spent Dear Editor, It is such a shame that the Washington Education Association union (WEA) has recently put out an attack flyer against some Washington State Senators, including Sen. Steve Hobbs (D-Lake...

 
 By Don C. Burness    Opinions    April 23, 2013

State budgets in disarray

When an errant SUV crashes through your picture window, you may not notice that your barbecue tipped over and caught your house on fire. So it is with the U.S. economy these days. All the focus on our national debt, sequester cuts and federal tax...