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Articles from the May 2, 2011 edition

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 By Wilma Daniels    News    May 2, 2011

Why I Relay

Wilma Daniels making balloon animals. “You have cancer.” These are three words no one wants to hear. We would rather hear “I love you” or “You’ve lost...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 2, 2011

The depths of drug use

Every decade or so, a new drug hits the streets. Usually a drug that’s less expensive than what is currently available, easier to use and what may be considered a little more “socially...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 2, 2011

Sailors ready homemade boats

Sailors in Lake Stevens and beyond are busy building sailboats for the annual Lake Stevens Aquafest $50 Boatrace. Boats have been built of all kinds of materials. They range from milk cartons to steel and the amount of creativity is amazing. The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 2, 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. •...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 2, 2011

Fishing line recycle in downtown L.S.

This past fall the Cub Scouts from Pack 43 of Lake Stevens installed a fishing line recycle collection bin at the City’s Main Street boat launch. The fifth grade scouts completed this project as part of their “Conservation...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 2, 2011

County DUI task force recognizes local honorees

The Snohomish County DUI & Target Zero Task Force held an award luncheon last Tuesday to recognize local communities and supporters of their program. It is obvious that the job being done by the DUI & Target Zero Task Force is working as...

 
 News    May 2, 2011

Children race towards eggs at the Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt.

Children race towards eggs at the Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt....

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 2, 2011

Cavelero drama presents Maul of the Dead

Top left to right: Steven Ortiz, Selena Addison, Nelson Sterling. Front left to right: Mikayla Kitto, Bailey Henderson, Kalliyan Lay. The kids in the Cavelero Mid High School Drama Club have been...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 2, 2011

Businessman and Senator work to help small business

L to R: Senator Steve Hobbs, Governor Christine Gregoire and local business owner Shane McDaniel. Lake Stevens constituent and local business owner Shane McDaniel had an idea to help create jobs,...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    May 2, 2011

Are you Dotty?

The English language contains many words and expression to describe people that are just not right; two of the most common being “crazy” and “a little off.” There are degrees of craziness, though. That is why we are...

 
 Opinions    May 2, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS - May 2011

Government needs to move and let entrepreneurial spirit take hold Dear Editor, In response to the letter in a previous Journal, it was supported that the state’s capital budget will stimulate jobs. I have to disagree and say that the...

 
 Opinions    May 2, 2011

Lights and Sirens-May 4th issue

Burglary Residential, 04/17/11, 8400 blk of Vernon Rd An Officer responded to a residential burglary after a 37-year-old male reported his residence had been broken into. He stated that he is missing a cell phone and his wallet with all its’...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    May 2, 2011

Tripod Fire Leaves Lasting Legacy for WA Students

TONASKET, Wash. - May 1-7 is Wildfire Awareness Week, and people in north-central Washington's Okanogan Valley can't help but remember the Tripod Fire. It burned in their area for about three months in 2006, scorching 175,000 acres. It's hard to...

 
 News    May 2, 2011

RURAL/METRO AMBULANCE OPENS NEW OPERATIONAL FACILITIES IN EVERETT

Expansion Marks Commitment to Growing Pacific Northwest Markets EVERETT, Wash. May 2, 2001 – Rural/Metro Ambulance will mark its commitment to the growing Pacific Northwest market on Monday, May 16, 2011 with the official opening of its new...

 
 By Joe Irwin, Wsdot Communications    News    May 2, 2011

Digging in: Excavation starts on SR 520 pontoon casting basin

ABERDEEN – Today crews started excavating more than a quarter-million cubic yards of dirt for a casting basin here – a crucial step for building concrete pontoons to replace the aging and vulnerable State Route 520 floating bridge in the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 2, 2011

Sailors ready homemade boats

Sailors in Lake Stevens and beyond are busy building sailboats for the annual Lake Stevens Aquafest $50 Boatrace. Boats have been built of all kinds of materials. They range from milk cartons to steel and the amount of creativity is amazing. The...

 
 Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Young Tigers place in Skagit Swish tourney

The seventh grade basketball team from Granite Falls placed second in the Skagit County Swish League tournament. The Tigers were defeated in the championship game 42-39 by the Lake Stevens Lakers....

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Local high school sibling students qualify for national FBLA competition

Granite Falls High School students Aakash Sethi (left) and Pooja Sethi both qualified for the National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competition. High School sophomore Pooja Sethi has qual...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Tow retires from GFPD after 26 years of service

Mike Tow, a long time officer in the Granite Falls Police Department is retiring but will stay an active part of the community. A lot has changed in Granite Falls in the last quarter of a century and...

 
 Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Taylor sworn in as Granite Falls Police Chief

Granite Falls Mayor Haroon Saleem swears in the city's new Police Chief Dennis Taylor. After seven short months serving as Granite Falls’ Interim Police Chief through a contract with the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Stevens bill to help private airports goes to governor

A bill aimed at keeping private airports across Washington open and available for public use passed Monday in the House of Representatives and has gone to the governor for her signature. Introduced by Sen. Val Stevens, R-Arlington, Senate Bill 5337...

 
 Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Shop Girls honored by Senate

Sen. Val Stevens, at podium, honored the Granite Falls High School ShopGirls team Monday with a resolution adopted unanimously by the state Senate. The team won the diesel fuel division of the 2010...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

New state audit report shows city has resolved past issues

After four consecutive years of problems found through state audits, things are looking a little brighter for the City of Granite Falls and their annual audit reports. On January 5, 2011, Washington...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 2, 2011

Legislation to move forward on prison safety recommendations

This week, the House passed Senate Bill 5907 to enact the recommendations made by the National Institute of Corrections in the wake of the tragic murder of Corrections Officer Jayme Biendl at the Monroe Correctional Complex. Rep. Kirk Pearson...

 

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