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Articles from the April 24, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 24, 2012

Students selected to attend Boys State

Front row, left to right: Mawuli Attipoe, Joe Hendrickson, Alex Powell, and Jared Rahn; Back row, left to right: Keith Acfalle, Alec Yeutter, and Grant Reimers. Seven juniors will represent Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 24, 2012

LSHS wrestler Johnson takes second nationally

Brandon Johnson, a junior wrestler at Lake Stevens High School, traveled to Virginia Beach, Virginia to compete in the NHSCA National Wrestling Championships. Johnson finished second in his weight class losing a close match 3-4 to Travis Gusan from...

 
 By Len Stevens    Sports    April 24, 2012

Lake baseball continues to win

Lake 2 Marysville 0 Following this team on a game-to-game basis it is usually difficult to single out one player as player of the game. With so much talent on the field, usually there are at least three or four players to choose from. On Friday...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 24, 2012

L.S. resident wins first place medal at Hayashi-Ha Cup Karate Tournament

Top row: Sensei Michael Ferguson, Talon Seawright, Mack Temple, Nick Claymore, Austin Temple, Tim Martin. Bottom row: Addie Kann, Jett Johnson, Ryan Sanchez, Apryl Anderson. Nick Claymore, 15, of...

 
 By Stephanie Marquis, Public Affairs    News    April 24, 2012

Health insurer to issue refunds after billing error

OLYMPIA, Wash. - KPS Health Plans, a Bremerton-based health insurer, has agreed to refund thousands of dollars to customers who were overcharged due to a billing system error. Approximately 235 customers are believed to have been billed at incorrect...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    April 24, 2012

Haitian Pastor to visit Lake Stevens area church

Pastor Daniel Paul, from Ouanaminthe Haiti, will be visiting Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Lake Stevens on Sunday, April 29. He will be making a presentation about his community outreach program that aids the poverty stricken area. At this time,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 24, 2012

Relay for Life Paint the Town Purple this weekend

Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitters, is now open in Tulalip just south of the Outlet Mall. It seems, however, that every outdoor enthusiast in North Snohomish County already knows...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2012

Relay for Life fundraisers around the corner

Kyra Shelton, 10, is raising money for Relay for Life of Lake Stevens. She is collecting gently used books to sell at a book sale in May. Please consider donating any books, any type or genre. Email kayakinbum@yahoo.com or call 425-397-4784 for more...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2012

Miss Aquafest workshops this weekend

Miss Aquafest Royalty with Mayor Vern Little. Miss Aquafest is holding the second of four workshops on Sunday, April 29 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Lake Stevens Community Center located at...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    April 24, 2012

Local group rescuing elderly animals around the state, how you can help them

Old Dog Haven operates out of Lake Stevens but they help senior dogs throughout the state by finding loving permanent homes. The organization consists of a group of private foster homes caring for the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2012

Lake Stevens resident wins $5,000 in appliances from PartSelect.com

Holly Duce’s kitchen after winning $5,000 in appliances from PartSelect.com. PartSelect.com, the complete online resource for the do-it-yourself repair market and official home of the Instant...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 24, 2012

Cabela’s brings the love of outdoors to Snohomish County

Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitters, is now open in Tulalip just south of the Outlet Mall. It seems, however, that every outdoor enthusiast in North Snohomish County already knows...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2012

49 Sno-Isle Libraries volunteers receive Presidential Service Award

The President’s Volunteer Service Award was presented to 49 Sno-Isle Libraries volunteers for service in the 2011 calendar year. Lisha Dixon and Rose Webb of Lake Stevens are two of those who...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 24, 2012

Willy Wonka to be performed at Cavelero Mid High

The Cavelero Mid High cast of Willy Wonka. The Drama Club at Cavelero Mid High School proudly presents, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”. This musical, the first one put on by the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 24, 2012

Local film from Snohomish County showing in theatres around the state

Kaylee Cruse in a scene from Rivertown. Local non-profit distribution company, the Washington State Studio Network, is premiering its recently acquired film, Rivertown, across Washington State....

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 24, 2012

Local Chiropractor holding Wellness Fair

Creating Wellness Celebration is the theme of a Community Wellness Fair and Open House taking place on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Market Place Chiropractic Wellness Center (MPCWC). Dr. Jeffrey Clark, a Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 24, 2012

Annual Fuchsia sale in Granite Falls

It’s that time of year again! Time for the Annual Robe Valley Volunteer Fire Department Fuchsia sale. Once again the Firefighters will be selling beautiful hanging Fuchsia baskets as well as individual Fuchsia plants. One day only! Saturday,...

 
 Opinions    April 24, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS for April 25, 2012

Property tax votes may be unfair to property owners Dear Editor, I sit here and it makes me wonder if in the world we want fairness and equality but in Lake Stevens there is neither. What? you ask. Well let’s put this to point. There are at...

 
 By Erin Shannon    Opinions    April 24, 2012

Jobs created by small businesses will lead Washington out of recession

Governor Gregoire kicked off 2012 with a strong statement about the importance of the state’s small businesses in creating the jobs that will turn the state’s economy around: “...If we can make it easier and cheaper for them [small...

 
 By Ziprik Consulting    News    April 24, 2012

Top Tips for National Home Improvement Month

AMBLER, PA – Springtime has arrived and it’s time to dust off the “to do” list. But, how does a homeowner decide which projects should take priority? According to Mark Clement,...

 
 By Washington State, Public Works Board    News    April 24, 2012

State invests nearly $153 million in public infrastructure projects

Funds from the Public Works Trust Fund will improve public health and safety in 46 Washington communities OLYMPIA - The Public Works Board today announced the approval of $152,781,000 for 58 public infrastructure construction projects around the...