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 News    April 24, 2014

OSO Landslide: Obama visits mourning community on grim milestone

President Barack Obama will visit Washington state Tuesday to mark the grim one-month anniversary since a devastating mudslide killed dozens. The death toll from the landslide on the outskirts of the...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Oso, Wash., Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41; 4 Still Missing

Authorities announced Monday that the death toll from last month's mudslide near Oso, Wash., had risen to 41. Four people are still listed as missing. Tuesday marks one month since the devastating landslide that caught the small community in the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

North Lake Middle School students raise over $2,200 for Oso

North Lake Middle School students, staff and families showed their support for the community of Oso by raising over $2200 at lunches during the week of April 7-10.   Students surpassed their goal of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Oso on our mind

Like many others throughout the community and country, people here want to help those affected by the devastation and tragedy in Oso.  Everywhere you look people are reaching out to help and here are two more businesses in Lake Stevens that have a...

 
 By Liv Finne    Opinions    April 24, 2014

State Superintendent Randy Dorn speaks out on McCleary ruling

Superintendent Randy Dorn says McCleary ruling requires $7.5 billion in higher taxes, but no school reform   By Liv Finne Director, Center for Education March 27, 2014   The Issue On March 18th, Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn sent...

 
 Opinions    April 24, 2014

Lake Stevens Senior Center gets help from United Way

Dear Editor, In December of 2013, United Way of Snohomish County provided funding to help eleven local nonprofit agencies reduce intergenerational poverty. As volunteers for Lake Stevens Senior Center, we wish to publicly thank United Way for...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Lake Stevens Senior Center Partners with Tribes

Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund has recently selected Lake Stevens Senior Center to receive a donation of $5,000. This contribution will enable Lake Stevens Senior Center to continue to fulfill its mission of promoting the well-being of older adults...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club offers programs for kids year-round

Super School at the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club, is a structured before and after school program that runs during the school year. It is for children in full time Kindergarten through 5th grade. The cost is $200 for either AM care or PM care...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club selling "Cookbook"

We have exciting news! The Taste of Lake Stevens Cookbook has been published! You can pick up a copy for $20.00 at the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club. Thank you for contributing one or more recipes. We have received lots of great feedback on the...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Church    April 24, 2014

Professional huggers and the power of touch

Are you interested in a new career that pays well? You might consider becoming a professional hugger. It’s a new trend that is gaining steam. For instance Portland’s Samantha Hess charges $60.00 for hour long snuggles. Keeping her therapy purely...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Highland, Glenwood and Mt. Pilchuck earn top state honors for student achievement

Three Lake Stevens Elementary Schools are among 413 schools across the state to receive a Washington Achievement Award for 2013. The Washington Achievement Award is based on the Washington Achievement Index. Schools are recognized as top performers i...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

LSHS students compete at FCCLA competition

At a state-level competition held March 26-28 in Wenatchee, seven students representing Lake Stevens High School qualified to compete at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Sen. Hobbs earns endorsement of 44th District Mayors

Moderate Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, has already earned the endorsement of all the Mayors of the cities within the 44th District, which includes Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Marysville and Mill...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    April 24, 2014

Upcoming Miss Aquafest workshops

The 2014 Miss Aquafest Pageant workshops will be held on May 4, May 18 and May 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Stevens Community Center (next to City Hall).  The Miss Aquafest Pageant workshops are focused on building interview skills, stage...

 
 By Lisa Sanchez    News    April 24, 2014

Lake Stevens Relay for Life honoring cancer survivors

The Relay For Life of Lake Stevens is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community honoring cancer survivors, raising awareness about what can be done to reduce cancer risk, and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet: April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

TRICARE beneficiaries have a safe and easy way to dispose of expired prescription drugs. The Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take-back Day is April 26. Sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for people to bring excess...

 
 Entertainment    April 24, 2014

Sudoku Answers for April 23, 2014

Sudoku Answers for April 23, 2014...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Washington business leader will give keynote speech at Bootcamp

*Washington business leader will give keynote speech at Bootcamp* *April 17, 2014 (Moscow, Idaho; Pullman, Washington) —* Attendees at the Palouse Knowledge Corridor’s Be the Entrepreneur Bootcamp in June will have the opportunity to hear from...

 
 Entertainment    April 24, 2014

ZooTunes Summer Concert Lineup

BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru See Concerts. Save Animals. | Tickets go on sale April 25 Another season of summer concerts is heating up with this year’s blazing lineup: June 18 — Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood June 22 — Mavis...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

WSU NEWS: Dog noses deployed at Oso, oceans, airports

Dog noses deployed at Oso, oceans, airports Contacts: Leticia Fanucchi, WSU veterinary researcher, fanucchi@vetmed.wsu.edu Linda Weiford, WSU News, 509-335-7209, linda.weiford@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash. - With all the heavy machinery and detection...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 24, 2014

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club Presents Tarzan

Update: Please note play start time is 6:30 p.m. and there will be no dinners. Thank you. Lake Stevens High School Drama Club is pleased to present the heart-warming musical Tarzan, music by Edgar...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

WNS story for April 22, 2014 Record a Little Something for Earth Day

Record a Little Something for Earth Day SEATTLE - Today, an American research team is asking folks from around the world to participate in an Earth Day experience by helping capture up to 1 million sound recordings of the natural environment, from...

 
 Business    April 24, 2014

Statewide advertising for you!

Statewide advertising for you! With our statewide advertising networks, we can advertise your event or opportunity in community newspapers across the state. Depending on the region, you can reach 2.7...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

County may ban homebuilding in landslide areas

EVERETT, Wash. -- Snohomish County council members are considering a moratorium on home construction within a half-mile of landslide prone areas, such as the Oso community hillside that collapsed March 22. Councilman Dave Somers says the emergency...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

Over sixty volunteers gathered to fill eggs and prepare baskets for the annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt held at Highland Elementary. These volunteers were a combination of Kiwanis members, Builders...

 

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