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Articles from the May 9, 2011 edition

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 Entertainment    May 9, 2011

Rock Bands coming to Seattle and beyond

BELLEVUE 5/30 – MADBALL @ **RAIN FEST** @ NEUMO’S – 925 EAST PIKE ST. – 2067099467- 2PM D/3PM SHOW- $22 ,1 DAY ADV/$28, 1 DAY SHOW/$65, 3 DAY *NEW ALBUM EMPIRE – OUT NOW ON GOOD FIGHT MUSIC SEATTLE 5/10 – ROSALINE...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Banner Bank renews contract

Quantivate LLC, the leading provider of web-based business continuity, vendor management, and enterprise risk management software; today announced that Banner Bank, a Washington-chartered commercial bank that conducts business from 86 locations in...

 
 By Don Lindman    Columns    May 9, 2011

Nursing, a truly thankless job

After visiting a friend of mine in the hospital, I stopped at the station to chat with a nurse. Five months ago I had occupied the room across the hall as I recovered from knee replacement surgery. With a little nostalgia in my voice, I told her....

 
 By Journal Staff, Photography Shane Kantzer    Business    May 9, 2011

Lake Stevens Athletic Club now open

After months of anticipation, the Lake Stevens Athletic Club, in downtown is now open for business. The club offers group fitness classes, group X classes, free weights, circuit machines, child care...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 9, 2011

The depths of drug use – the good news

It reads like an oxymoron—“The depths of drug use —the good news” however, it is true that here in Lake Stevens our students seem to be well informed about what using drugs...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Showcase Lake Stevens had something for everyone

A pancake breakfast kicked off Showcase Lake Stevens. At the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce’s sixth annual Showcase Lake Stevens, there was something for everyone. The morning started...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Service groups honor outstanding members

A big surprise was in store for the many Legionnaires and guests who attended the annual Legionnaire Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 30, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church. Special dignitaries in...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Rotary hosts Study Exchange Team from Northern Ireland

GSE Team Ireland. L to R: Janet Millar, Julie McKee, David Falkingham, Tracy Rosborough and Patricia Campbell. The Rotary Club of Lake Stevens hosted a Group Study Exchange Team (GSE) from Northern...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 9, 2011

Pilchuck students Relay for Relay

Students and staff at Mt. Pilchuck Elementary walk for Relay for Life. Students and staff at Mt. Pilchuck Elementary walked the track behind their school all day last Friday, May 6. Each class took a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Lake welcomes more fish with planting

Delane Lutz, Addison Moore and Hannah Goerg were delighted at the chance to experience the most recent planting of trophy triploid trout into Lake Stevens at the Wyatt Park boat ramp earlier this...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Huxford, ACS Research Scholar Grant recipient to speak on cancer research at Relay for Life Lake Stevens

Dr. Tom Huxford will be a guest speaker at Relay for Life Lake Stevens. Dr. Tom Huxford will be guest speaker at Relay for Life Lake Stevens on Saturday, May 14. Huxford is an American Cancer Society...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Highland vs. Sunnycrest

Donated cans of food for Relay for Life will be used in the luminaria at Relay. When Relay for Life Lake Stevens needed a thousand cans of food for their luminaria event, the students at Highland and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

First ever Youth Fitness Expo

The first Youth Fitness Expo will be held at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Comcast Arena in Everett on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This first year Expo is a free interactive day introducing known, new, and out of the box ideas...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Clarification:

In the story “The depths of drug use” in last week’s Journal there was some confusion regarding OxyContin. Here are the facts regarding oxycodone and OxyContin: Oxycodone is an opioid (morphine-like) analgesic drug substance that...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

City holds annual Spring Clean-up

On Saturday, May 21, 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 9, 2011

Car seat check stations available at Lake Stevens Fire

Did you know car crashes are the leading cause of death for children from three to 14 years old? Many of these deaths can be prevented. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), placing children in age- and...

 
 Opinions    May 9, 2011

YOUR LETTERS - May 11-2011

Ways to reduce petroleum products Dear Editor, There are so many ways to reduce our consumption of petroleum-based products in our homes, schools and workplaces. A small patio or balcony is room enough for container grown vegetables. We’re...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    May 9, 2011

The Apocalypse Bag

My son is not a Boy Scout, but he likes to be prepared. He also likes to know what’s going to happen before it happens. For example, when he goes to the dentist, he wants to know every procedure beforehand, step-by-step, so that he can prepare...

 
 By Jimmie L. Foster    Opinions    May 9, 2011

Where is the death certificate, Mr. President?

Osama bin Laden is dead. Of that, I have no doubt. To question this statement one would have to question the skill and bravery of the Navy SEALS and believe that the master terrorist who occasionally appears in propaganda videos and audio recordings...

 
 News    May 9, 2011

Reardon keeps pledge to stimulate job growth, investment

Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon has signed an ordinance in support of Project Catalyst – a targeted effort to speed permitting for development projects that put people to work in Snohomish County. “In today’s business...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    May 9, 2011

It's Health Checkup Day for WA Women

This is National Women's Checkup Day, a reminder that preventing health problems is a better, and less expensive, strategy than waiting until they become problems. For Washington women, one of the most pressing concerns is obesity: The rate of...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    May 9, 2011

Final Chapter in NW Salmon Showdown?

PORTLAND, Ore. - Today in a Portland courtroom, final arguments are being presented in a case that could determine the future of salmon in the Northwest. On one side: the federal agencies that operate the hydropower system and those responsible for m...

 
 News    May 9, 2011

REDISTRICTING COMMISSION SCHEDULES PUBLIC FORUMS

Olympia-The Washington State Redistricting Commission is hosting a series of public forums to gather input they will use in redrawing the boundaries of voting districts across the state. The public's input is vital to the process. "Washington is...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 9, 2011

Reserve ad space in the Aquafest guide!

The official Aquafest Program Guide will be coming out in the Lake Stevens Journal July 27. Now is the time to reserve your advertising space in our most popular section of the year. Do not miss out on this one time a year opportunity to be seen by...

 

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