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Articles from the April 27, 2010 edition

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 By Jim Miller    Columns    April 27, 2010

Dear Savvy Senior, How will the new healthcare bill affect seniors? My wife and I both receive Medicare benefits and would like to know what we can expect. Concerned Senior  

Dear Concerned, There are several ways the new healthcare reform law will affect seniors on Medicare and those planning for their retirement years. Here are some of the key changes you should be aware of. Drug Benefit Boost If you’re one of the 27...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    April 27, 2010

Church holds family theater

Fishnet Theatre and Sanctuary Ministries present “The Conquest of the Pirate Ship RECLAIM,” on Sunday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Bring your entire family to this swashbuckling family adventure filled with deception, kidnapping, and an overbearing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 27, 2010

Temporary road closure update Lundeen Parkway at Vernon Road

Due to weather and unexpected soil conditions, the construction of the Lundeen Parkway at Vernon Road Roundabout has had some delays. The Lundeen Parkway closure, originally expected to last until the April 30, 2010 is expected to be extended...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 27, 2010

Record crowd at local rowing regatta

The Lake Stevens Rowing Club held their fifth annual NW Sculling Regatta April 10 on the waters of Lake Stevens. Attendance has grown dramatically since the first regatta was held on the shores of Lake Stevens, starting with only a few small clubs...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 27, 2010

LSEF holding annual Spring for Education breakfast

The community is invited to the second annual Spring for Education Breakfast Benefit to support Lake Stevens Education Foundation programs in the Lake Stevens Community. The community is invited to Cavelero Mid High, Saturday, May 1 from 7:30 a.m....

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 27, 2010

Local schools on lockdown due to burglary suspect

On Friday, April 23 at approximately 8 a.m. Lake Stevens Police officers were dispatched to a priority burglary in the 2800 block of 107th Ave. NE where a witness reported seeing someone trying to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 27, 2010

Lake Stevens trophy fish plant

A Chilean surgical nurse (left) and a U.S. Air Force surgical technician prepare instruments shortly before the first surgery at the mobile hospital set up by the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Medical...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 27, 2010

G.F. Police make major drug bust

When Granite Falls Police Chief Tony Domish came to town four years ago the buying and selling of illegal drugs was a stigma the small bedroom town of Granite Falls held. Domish has been working tirel...

 
 News    April 27, 2010

Daughter of Lake Stevens residents helps during Chilean earthquake aftermath

Air Force Senior Airman Candace N. Cimball. When an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chile and severely damaged the regional hospital in Angol, the daughter of a Lake Stevens man and woman stepped up...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 27, 2010

CERT training available through Snohomish County Fire

On Tuesday, May 4, Snohomish County First District 7 is offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for citizens interested in learning how they can help their community during a major disaster. During a regional emergency, such as an...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    April 27, 2010

Taste of wine for the Cure

A wine tasting on May 1 in Marysville will help raise funds to fight breast cancer. The wine tasting is from 1 to 4 p.m. at WineStyles at 6608 64th Ave. NE, Suite A, in Marysville (near the Allen Creek Thriftway). Tickets are $20 in advance or $25...

 
 Entertainment    April 27, 2010

LSHS holds annual plant sale

Students pictured: Front Row: Alyssa Davis, Brittany Armistead Back Row: Michelle Goad, Makayla Stewart, Bridgette Belcher, Ricky Kemp. The Annual Lake Stevens High School Spring Plant Sale begins...

 
 Entertainment    April 27, 2010

CAREfest 2010 takes place this weekend

CAREfest 2010 will be happening again this year in Lake Stevens on Saturday, May 1. CAREfest is a cooperative effort of local churches and individuals serving our communities. Hundreds of volunteers of all ages will be out because “real love...

 
 Lights & Sirens    April 27, 2010

Lake Stevens Police Beat

Collision – Hit and Run, 04/11/2010, 83rd Avenue SE/8th Street SE A 14-year-old male had criminal charges referred to the prosecutor’s office for hit and run. Officers were dispatched to a collision in which several witnesses observed three...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    April 27, 2010

Ways to Looth A Tooth

While my 10-year old nephew was visiting last week, he discovered a loose tooth in his bottom jaw. Before I tell you what transpires with this child and his tooth, let me tell you about my nephew. He is a boy of many interests. Because of his many in...

 
 By Journal Staff    Granite Falls    April 27, 2010

Gold’s Gym “Biggest Loser contest” hits 12 week mark

April 5 marked the 12 week deadline for the “Biggest Loser” contest sponsored by Gold’s Gym in Granite Falls with the 1st place winner earning $1,000. Over 100 people participated in the contest and great results were the outcome with the...

 
 By Janice Huxford    News    April 27, 2010

Boat Parade unique and splashy part of Aquafest

Along with my husband, Dave Warrick, through our company Snohomish Valley Roofing, Inc., we have been chairing the boat parade for the last 10 years. The website does a good job at detailing our event, but I would add that we especially like the...