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Articles from the May 16, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    May 16, 2011

A new Miss Aquafest soon to be crowned

It’s that time of year again when a new Aquafest begins to emerge starting with the crowning of a Miss Aquafest 2011. This year’s pageant will be held on May 21 and 22 with the Optionals portion on Saturday. This part of the pageant will...

 
 By Colquitt Nash    Columns    May 16, 2011

Great without glory

We are about to celebrate Memorial Day, a time set aside to honor those who have served this nation by giving the “the last full measure of devotion” as Abraham Lincoln said in his Gettysburg Address. I believe there are many other folks...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 16, 2011

Relay for Life Lake Stevens

“My aunt died of cancer when she was only 46 years old.” “My wife is going through cancer treatments for the second time.” “I never want my children to have to hear the w...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 16, 2011

City’s annual Spring Clean-up Day this Saturday

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 Macy Berg    News    May 16, 2011

Aquafest creates great memories and fun

Macy Berg, Miss Pre-Teen Aquafest. I’ve been attending Aquafest ever since I was born with my mom, Jan Berg, working for the city and all. I love going every year and enjoying the environment...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 16, 2011

‘Support Our Troops’ rally

On Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, American Legion Post 181 invites all active duty military and their families to join with Legion members, other veterans, and the community for the fifth-annual...

 
 News    May 16, 2011

Naval Station Everett Hosts Retiree Seminar

EVERETT, Wash. - A retiree seminar for all United States Uniformed Services will be held at Naval Station Everett, Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Commons. The seminar is free and open to all authorized military ID cardholders. Military...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 16, 2011

‘Support Our Troops’ rally

On Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, American Legion Post 181 invites all active duty military and their families to join with Legion members, other veterans, and the community for the fifth-annual...

 
 Opinions    May 16, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS

Some state agencies hire lobbyists with taxpayer money Dear Editor, I have a feeling that most Washingtonians don’t know that state agencies hire lobbyists with taxpayer money to lobby on their behalf so they can get more taxpayer money for...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    May 16, 2011

Exterminating Anomalies

My freezer is full. One would think if one has a full freezer, there would be something in there to make for dinner. So why is it that, when I open the freezer door, I can’t find anything to eat? This has happened before. I found that life...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    May 16, 2011

I will continue to Relay, please join me

The weekend started out with sun shining down on all of the hundreds of people who showed up to the first ever Relay for Life Lake Stevens and although before the sun went down for the night, rain...

 
 News    May 16, 2011

Local Tragedy Inspires 100 Ideas launch in Local High Schools

Inspired by legislation that grew from the efforts of students following a local tragedy, State Representative Mike Hope (R-Lake Stevens) announced today that the opening series of Idearaisers in the Washington 100 Ideas program will focus on educati...