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Articles from the May 8, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    May 8, 2012

Gymnasts earn state championship

Leading Edge Gymnastics hosted the Level 4 Washington State competition on April 21-22 at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish. Two Lake Stevens gymnasts became state champs at the event. Danielle...

 
 By Len Stevens    Sports    May 8, 2012

Lake baseball still on a winning streak

Lake 8 Snohomish 5 The Vikings clinched the outright league title in the Wesco north division with an eight-inning victory over the Panthers last Friday at Snohomish High School. After scoring one run in the seventh to tie the game, Lake tallied thre...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Lakeside Skincare now open in L.S.

Longtime Lake Stevens resident Carolyn Fowler has just opened Lakeside Skincare. Overlooking beautiful Lake Stevens, Lakeside Skincare offers Signature European facials, anti-aging facials, acne treatments for both teens and adults, and eye...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    May 8, 2012

Local pastor to debate with Humanists of North Puget Sound

Citing the benefits of critical thinking, rigorous inquiry and a respectful exchange of ideas, Pastor Gary Jensen of Zion Lutheran Church in Snohomish, Washington (http://zionsno.ctsmemberconnect.net ) extended an invitation to debate with the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    May 8, 2012

Local dentist joins group on dental mission trip

During the last two weeks in March, Marysville dentist Greg Gosch led a dental mission team to San Ramon, Nicaragua with Corner of Love Ministries, to provide much needed dental care to people in the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Volunteers needed at Food Bank Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, the Lake Stevens Post Office letter carriers will be gathering food all over Lake Stevens. The food will then be delivered to the Lake Stevens Food Bank which will sort the donations. The Food Bank is asking for volunteers to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Spring cleaning in Lake Stevens May 12

On Saturday, May 12, the City of Lake Stevens will be hosting its annual Spring Cleaning Day event. This year’s event will again be held at the back parking lot at Cavelero Mid High. Citizens that reside in the city limits of Lake Stevens may...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

PUD awards local photos students

The Snohomish County PUD announced the names of the 17 local students, including four from Lake Stevens High School, who have won awards in the utility’s 2012 art and photography competitions. The contests engage students in energy topics. For...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Post Office to hold annual food drive

Employees at the Lake Stevens and Granite Falls Post Offices and some furry friends are ready to collect food for their annual food drive. The Lake Stevens and Granite Falls Post Offices will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Pilchuck to hold annual art walk

Mt. Pilchuck Elementary’s Annual Art Walk is Tuesday, May 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the school located at 12806 20th St. NE. Come join the fun with the “Northwest Mosaic” themed evening celebrating the Arts. Some activities going...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Old Dog Haven wins $1,000 state prize

The results have been tabulated in the first round of voting in The Animal Rescue Site’s 2012 $300,000 Challenge in conjunction with Petfinder.com. Old Dog Haven, Arlington, has won a $1,000 prize for getting the most votes in the state during...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

National Thank You day to honor first responders

Last year Lake Stevens proclaimed May 19 to be designated National Thank You Day to Honor first responders. Local businesses and citizens purchased signs to be posted for the week preceding the event. It’s time to find your signs from last...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

LSHS invites senior citizens to dinner

Lake Stevens High School is hosting a free Fiesta themed dinner for senior citizens of the surrounding areas at 5 p.m. on Thursday May 17, 2012. The dinner will be held in the Lake Stevens High School cafeteria and be hosted by LSHS students. There...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 8, 2012

Local churches work together to care for their community

The “to do” list is long for the eight local churches who came together last Saturday, May 5 to help their community at CAREfest. Over 600 members of The Bridge Church, Central Christian...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

L.S. Senior Center honors volunteers

Volunteers were honord with a brunch at the Lake Stevens Senior Center. More than 35 volunteers were honored for their many hours of volunteering at the LSSC, on April 18. The brunch was prepared by...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

L.S. Police warn public about property crime, scams

Lake Stevens, as well as the surrounding Snohomish County area, are seeing an increase in scams and residential burglaries sharing similar characteristics. The Lake Stevens Police Department feels that educating the public is one of the most...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Jones wins National Discus Award

Karissa Jones of Lake Stevens High School has been recognized as a 2011-2012 Discus Award winner for her achievements in the areas of academics, community service and other achievements. The Discus...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Fifth annual Sunnycrest “Soaring into Summer” PTA Silent Auction

Sunnycrest Elementary PTA is ‘Soaring into Summer’ with their annual silent auction on June 1. Come bid on some fantastic items. All proceeds raised benefit the over 700 students at Sunnycrest through subsidizing field trips, purchasing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Boys & Girls Club presents ‘A Taste of the Community’

The Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club asking for your recipes. The Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club is reaching out to the local residents from the Lake Stevens area to send in their favorite...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

An invitation to Cancer survivors

Preparations are underway for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Lake Stevens event to raise funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and service. In honor of your battle against cancer, we would like to extend a special...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 8, 2012

Lake Stevens loses its “Father” Jim Mitchell

Lifetime resident and Lake Stevens’ “father” passed away on Sunday, May 6 at home. Mitchell’s service will be held on Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Lutheran Church...

 
 Opinions    May 8, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS For May 9, 2012

The Religion of science Dear Editor, Stepping on my new digital scale, I learned I weighed 200.8 pounds. Thinking that reading was high, I moved it a few inches and learned I was 198.6 pounds. Still being out of line with expectations, I moved it...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    May 8, 2012

Protestors get bad rap because of few

The celebration of May Day originated in pre-Christian times and is best known for dances around the May Pole and the welcoming of summer, basically a fun and light-hearted holiday. However,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

NW Plus Credit Union opens full service office in Lake Stevens

NW Plus CU has opened a full service office in Lake Stevens, effective April 23, 2012. The new address is 623 State Route 9 NE, Lake Stevens in the Safeway Plaza. The Lake Stevens office has full time hours and is a lending facility with a consumer l...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2012

Brunell to speak at Chamber Breakfast

Association of Washington Business President Don C. Brunell is scheduled to address Lake Stevens business and community leaders at the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual leadership breakfast, set for Thursday, May 17, at 7:3...