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Articles from the April 25, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 25, 2011

Local hockey players return from nationals

The Seattle Junior Admirals hockey team returned from New York after competing in the national hockey tournament. Lake Stevens own Jordan Levens, Duncan Long, Garrett VanWyhe and Bennie Cole are just...

 
 News    April 25, 2011

Hope supports bipartisan transportation budget, disappointed in need for special session

Rep. Mike Hope voted in favor of the 2011-13 transportation budget passed today by the House of Representatives. The budget included several intersection improvement projects in the 44th District, but did not include funding for Blue Alert, a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 25, 2011

Do Zumba and help out Relay for Life

On Friday, April 29 you can join in the Zumba rage by working out with several instructors at North Lake Middle School. The Lake Stevens Police Department’s Relay for Life Lake Stevens team is heading up this fundraiser to support cancer...

 
 News    April 25, 2011

Awards & Honors

The following students from Lake Stevens have made the Winter 2011 Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University: Benjamin Jeffers and Stephanie Klocker. Robert T. Murdock, from Lake Stevens, has been named on the Dean’s List Honor Roll...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    April 25, 2011

LSHS track teams succeed at Pasco Invite

On Saturday, April 16, the Lake Stevens High School boys and girls track teams headed to Pasco to compete with 1,400 athletes and over 100 teams at the largest one-day high school track meet in the country. The boys team finished fourth overall and...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    April 25, 2011

Holy Cross holds auction for mission trip

Holy Cross Catholic Church in Lake Stevens/Granite Falls is holding a spaghetti and meatball dinner and auction on May 6 to support the high school youth mission trip to Mexico. They will be working with Esperanza International to build homes for...

 
 By Jan White    Columns    April 25, 2011

Have you lost your smile?

Last week I lost my smile. It happened rather suddenly on Monday afternoon. But I didn’t realize it until I looked in a mirror and noticed the right corner of my mouth was turned down. I tried to smile, but my mouth would not cooperate. Within...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

Sherri Williams recognized as Lake Stevens High School Volunteer of the Year

Grease’s cast and crew promoting their upcoming show. These days, if you’re looking for Sherri Williams, you can find her at Lake Stevens High School working on the school’s spring...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

LSSD announces Volunteers of the Year

The Lake Stevens School District awarded Rep. Mike Hope with a Distinguished Service Award on April 18 along with Volunteer of the Year awards to volunteers at each school of the district. Superintend...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

LSHS holds annual spring plant sale

The Horticulture and FFA students at Lake Stevens High School will be holding their annual spring plant sale from April 28 to May 21 on Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop by and shop...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

LSHS hosting senior dinner

Lake Stevens High School is hosting a free Luau themed dinner for senior citizens in Lake Stevens and the surrounding areas at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 12. The dinner will be held in the Lake Stevens High School cafeteria and be hosted by LSHS...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 25, 2011

Lake Stevens photographer wins ‘Art in the Alley’ award

Bostwick’s winning ‘Art in the Alley’ photo. Winning the ‘Art in the Alley’ award was a welcomed surprise to Anna Bostwick, local photographer and owner of Anna Bostwick...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

Lake Stevens Chamber brings Oktoberfest to community

The Oktoberfest committee discusses event details. The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is excited to bring a first time event to the Lake Stevens community this fall—Oktoberfest. This festival...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

Help Relay for Life, check out these fundraisers

• Team Tom Thumb is holding a drawing for a brand new XBOX 360 console with Kinect and two games. $3 tickets may be purchased at Tom Thumb or during Relay. Drawing will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 15, during Relay for Life. • Team In...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

Egelstad placess in All American Girl Pageant

Grace Egelstad placed in the All American Girl Pageant. Grace Egelstad, 10, competed in the Washington State All American Girl Pageant on April 15-17. She came in first runner up in the Young Miss div...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 25, 2011

Award winning costumers dress up LSHS’ Grease      

The cast of Grease show off their costumes designed by sisters Laurie Faaberg and Becky Walsh, owners of “Gussie and Gertie’s” costume shop. Lake Stevens High School Drama Club prese...

 
 Lights & Sirens    April 25, 2011

Lights and Sirens Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 654 incidents in the week of April 10, 2011 through April 16, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Fish and Game Violation, 04/10/11, 12200 block of 17th St. NE A 44-year-old...

 
 Opinions    April 25, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS April 27, 2011

House Bill 1443 will not help students or teachers Dear Editor, Please note that the rush to vote for HB1443 does nothing to improve student learning. Teaching hasn’t changed and teachers haven’t suddenly become incompetent. This myth...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    April 25, 2011

Why not get married?

Statistics show that young people are waiting to get married until they are in their late 20’s and 30’s. This is a good trend, I think, but one may speculate on the reasons for the trend. My husband and I married when we were 20 and 19...

 
 By Roger Stark    Opinions    April 25, 2011

National health care reform: First year report card  

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) became law one year ago and ultimately will impact one sixth of the United States’ economy. Never before has such comprehensive social legislation been passed by Congress with such a...

 
 News    April 25, 2011

Triage Facility to Open in Everett

New tool for evaluating mentally ill detainees On Friday, Governor Chris Gregoire signed a bill authorizing triage facilities as a cost-effective alternative to jails and emergency rooms for the evaluation of mentally ill individuals who have been...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    April 25, 2011

Learning from the Past for Social Security & Medicare's Future

SEATTLE - Members of Washington's congressional delegation are getting an earful during this recess about proposed changes to Medicare and Social Security. In the debate about the futures of these programs, some want Congress to look back at what...