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Articles from the May 1, 2012 edition

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 By Len Stevens    Sports    May 1, 2012

Baseball loses one, comes back fighting

Lake Stevens baseball lost their first game of the season on Wednesday, April 18, after fourteen straight victories. The Vikings fell to the Stanwood Spartans 3-2 in extra innings. Anthony Blackie pitched the first six innings, giving up zero runs...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

North Lake Middle School’s Builders Club recognized at Regional level

North Lake Middle School Builders Club Kids. Congratulations goes to North Lake Middle School Builders Club for receiving first place in the Pacific Northwest District 2011-2012 Builders Club Book...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

Aquafest 2012 looking for help in two annual events

Aquafest’s annual Quadrathon and Aquarun are in need of volunteers to help ensure that these two events can continue as part of the Aquafest festivities. In the Quadrathon participants bike,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

Mt. Pilchuck Elementary holds second annual cancer/memory walk

Students at Mt. Pilchuck participate in their own Relay for Live walk. This year Lake Stevens is having their second annual Relay For Life on May 19 and 20. Many Pilchuck students, staff, and parents...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

LSHS Spring Plants happening now

The Horticulture students at Lake Stevens High School. Springtime has arrived! Stop by and shop the wonderful selection of plants at the LSHS greenhouses for hanging baskets, container gardening and...

 
 By William Walles    Columns    May 1, 2012

To love Jesus is to also love His church

Heard this one before? “I love Jesus, but I just don’t like His Church.” Or maybe this one: “Dear Jesus, save me from your followers.” It’s become an increasingly trendy idea, and one that I hear more and more all...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    May 1, 2012

Keeping the Faith:

Hans Christian Andersen first told the now familiar story of an Emperor who spent all of his kingdom’s disposable wealth on being well dressed. He had a change of clothes for every hour of the day, and he spent more time in his dressing room th...

 
 By Laura Shelton    News    May 1, 2012

Why I Relay

Cancer survivor Laura Shelton On Christmas Eve 2010, at 41 years old, I drove myself to the emergency room in excruciating pain. I thought I had enjoyed Christmas Eve dinner a little too much. The ER...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 1, 2012

Purple here, Purple there, purple, purple everywhere

Relay for Life vendors sold all kinds of wares to earn money for cancer research. The color purple has been embraced by the Lake Stevens community and will continue to take on even more meaning in...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

LSF Partners in Risk Watch

Lake Stevens Fire is proud to share strong partnerships with the Lake Stevens Police and the Everett Community College Nursing Program. Both of these agencies help teach Risk Watch topics in their respective areas of expertise. In February the nursin...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

Local student joins 39 others from around the country as Korean Ambassador

Working to engage youth at the World Expo in Yeosu, Korea, USA Pavilion 2012, the organization charged with designing, building, and operating the USA Pavilion, announced the 40 American college students from 19 states and the District of Columbia...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

L.S. Fire welcomes part-time members

Group photo of most recent part-time firefighter recruits for Lake Stevens Fire. Lake Stevens Fire recently welcomed 11 part-time firefighter members. Part-time firefighters are required to be...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 1, 2012

Home robbery suspects lead police on foot chase

Robbery suspects took off on foot through the neighborhood at 22nd Street NE, Lake Stevens. Neighbors were startled to see police and K9 units surrounding the neighborhoods near the 11000 block of 22n...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

Help feed Li’l Hungry Hearts children this summer in L.S.

Sahara Pizza and Papa John’s Pizza are joining forces to help “Take A Bite Out of Childhood Hunger” in Lake Stevens by hosting a fundraiser event for Li’l Hungry Hearts. Li’l Hungry Hearts (LHH), a project under the Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

G.F. Fire District #17 conducts live fire sprinkler demo

"Sometimes people just need to see it to believe it," says Fire Chief Jim Haverfield. On Saturday, April 7, Granite Falls Fire District #17 (GFFD #17) intentionally set ablaze two burn...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

Anita Caffee, LSSD Volunteer – Distinguished Service Award

Li’l Hungry Hearts’ storehouse. Three years ago Anita was volunteering at her neighborhood elementary school and saw a need. It came to her attention that some students were going hungry...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 1, 2012

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life honors Cancer survivors

The American Cancer Society’s National signature activity, Relay For Life, takes place Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20 at Lake Stevens High School. The 24-hour team event to fight cancer kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday morning with cancer...

 
 Lights & Sirens    May 1, 2012

Lights and Sirens for May 2, 2012

The police department responded to 655 incidents in the week of April 15, 2012 through April 21, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Possession of Stolen Property (PSP)/Possession of Metham...

 
 Opinions    May 1, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS May 2, 20112

A better late than never thank you Dear Editor, We want to thank all the Lake Stevens merchants who contributed to the Rockin’ Roll Spring Fashion Show 2011. We also wish to thank Wet Seal and Hot Topic at the Alderwood Mall for furnishing the...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    May 1, 2012

Biomass is the environment’s enemy?

When environmental organizations pushed Washington voters to approve their renewable energy Initiative 937, they touted biomass energy — incinerated wood waste — as one of their preferred alternatives to fossil fuel. They reasoned that bi...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    May 1, 2012

Student loan interest rates may soon be going up in America

I can’t take it anymore! Now it’s student loan interest rates that are going up—if Congress doesn’t do anything about it before July 1, that is. It’s incredible to me...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    May 1, 2012

WA Supreme Court, FCC Side With Phone Customers

SEATTLE - It's taken years in both cases, but the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Washington State Supreme Court have just handed phone customers a couple of victories. The FCC has approved new rules to prevent "cramming,"...