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Articles from the May 15, 2012 edition

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 By Tracy Hartley    Sports    May 15, 2012

Local Masters swimmer breaks record at championships

Paul Olliges Paul Olliges is a local masters swimmer that is still breaking speed limits even though he has reached the half century mark. No, we are not talking about any kind of negligent driving. O...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Mt. Pilchuck Elementary puts on a show

The staff and students at Mount Pilchuck Elementary School will be performing “Twinderella” on May 18 at 7 p.m. and May 19 at 1 p.m. at North Lake Middle School. Come and enjoy a fun show and support our local schools....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Glenwood students perform “A Year with Frog and Toad”

The following students participated in the play: Alexa Rogers – Bird; Alexis Eacret - Young Frog; Alexis Miller - Winter Frog; Andrew Conrad-Lowe - Large and Terrible Frog; Athena Marshall -...

 
 News    May 15, 2012

“Chicago” cast says thank you

“Chicago” Razzle Dazzled ‘Em! The LSHS Drama Club would like to say “thank you” for all of the community support for the arts in Lake Stevens....

 
 By Len Stevens    Sports    May 15, 2012

Lake hammers Kamiak in first round of District playoffs 18-3

Lake 18 Kamiak 3 Saturday at Lake Stevens High School, in the first game of the District #1/Wesco baseball tournament, the Vikings dismantled the Kamiak Knights right from the beginning as they scored eighteen runs on sixteen hits. The game was...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Columns    May 15, 2012

Amnesia vs. Anamnesis

With my 50th birthday behind me I recently experienced a senior moment. Right in the midst of a clear thought I completely forgot what I was communicating. Yikes! I pray those moments are far and few between, although when I opened my mailbox and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Sunnyside students get a visit from police, firefighters

Lucky winners from a drawing at Sunnyside Preschool and Kindergarten got to take a special ride along with the Lake Stevens Police Department to reinforce the Risk Watch Safety lessons they learn at...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Spring Literacy Concert coming soon

The seventh annual FREE ABC Spring Literacy Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at the Lake Stevens High School PAC. Nancy Stewart returns to the PAC to entertain and delight! There will be two performances, the first at 10 a.m. and the other...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Seniors tour Flying Heritage collection

The Lake Stevens Senior Center at the Flying Heritage Collection. Docent Alan Gale, of the Flying Heritage Collection escorted the Lake Stevens Senior Center seniors on a tour of the FHC museum, at...

 
 News    May 15, 2012

Kiwanis celebrate 40 years of service

The Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club held their 40th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, April 28 where they installed three new members. Alicia Landre from the L.S. Boys & Girls Club, Bill Heinenman...

 
 News    May 15, 2012

Jim Mitchell, a life of service, love of town and family

After eighty-eight years living in Lake Stevens James B. Mitchell left the town and family he loved. Jim Mitchell passed away at home on Sunday, May 6. Mitchell left behind his wife Nancy, of 63...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

How to prevent window falls during warmer months

With sunny weather upon us and the temperatures rising, remember, open windows pose a risk for young children. Lake Stevens Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County offer the following tips for parents and caregivers to prevent falls from windows: •...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Host families needed in L.S.

Compass USA is sending 20 high school girls from Tokyo, Japan to Lake Stevens this summer. They will be visiting July 20 - August 9 to learn English conversation and American customs. Host families are needed for these students and their escorts....

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 15, 2012

Families and friends of L.S. will use hearts and feet to fight cancer

Relay for Life Lake Stevens 2011 attendees show their dedication and enthusiasm at last years’ event. If you’ve never been to a Relay for Life event, you’re really missing out,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Coming soon - North Davies mini roundabouts

Since mid 2011, the City has been preparing for the installation of two mini-roundabouts along North Davies at Vernon Road and at the Frontier Village shopping center north access. Planning is near completion and installation will begin in mid May...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Ashley Pointe waver waves goodbye

Beautiful sunny days seem to be few and far between here in the Pacific Northwest but for Lake Stevens residents these warm days have an even more special meaning—we get to be waved at by Ashley Pointe resident Paul Burden. Now it’s our...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

Celebrate Armed Forces Day this Saturday

The crowd at the 2011 Celebrate Armed Forces Day. On Saturday, May 19 at 12 noon, American Legion Post 181 is inviting all of Lake Stevens to join them at the War Memorial in downtown Lake Stevens to...

 
 Opinions    May 15, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for May 16, 2012

Legal marijuana growing gardens may come to Lake Stevens Dear Editor, Let me start by saying I am not against the use of medical marijuana…I AM against the loosely written laws and blatant fraud associated with it in Washington State. The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 15, 2012

The not so rich and famous prepare their yachts

Every year, springtime activities for some include building and preparing their boat for summer racing. The Aquafest $50 Boat Race is on Sunday, July 29 at the downtown boat launch. This is a sail only race (unless the judge grants permission to...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    May 15, 2012

Roll on Columbia!

In 1942, the completion of Grand Coulee Dam was hailed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Seventy years later, most of us aren’t aware of what that dam or the others on the Columbia River continue to do for us. To commemorate Gran...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    May 15, 2012

Remembering Jim Mitchell

When someone as amazing as Jim Mitchell passes away everyone who ever knew him will feel that loss for the rest of his or her life. I am privileged to say that Jim was one of my friends and I have...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    May 15, 2012

SeaTac 'Turbulence' Over Airport Workers' Wages & Benefits

SEATAC, Wash. - There's some turbulence at the biggest airport in the state, as workers behind the scenes at Sea-Tac International speak up about their concerns about pay and benefits as contractors. Today, some will take those concerns to the...