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Articles from the May 17, 2010 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    May 17, 2010

Youth wrestlers bring home top finishers

The Washington State Freestyle State Wrestling Championships were held the weekend of May 8 and 9 in Centralia. Wrestlers ages five through 14 competed in the event. Lake Stevens sent their own youth...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Columns    May 17, 2010

Ebenezer Lutheran Church celebrates 100 years in Lake Stevens

Ebenezer Lutheran Church in the 1930’s. Ebenezer Lutheran Church today. From its humble beginnings on May 23, 1910 with only 19 members whose services were spoken in Swedish, Ebenezer Lutheran churc...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 17, 2010

Superintendent sets retirement date

At the May 12 regularly scheduled school board meeting Lake Stevens Superintendent David Burgess announced his retirement effective August 1, 2011. Superintendent Burgess has worked for LSSD for 16 years. His positions have included the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 17, 2010

Parents working together for students

Seeing a need for an updated playground equipment at Glenwood Elementary school has brought teachers, parents and students together with one goal—raise money for a new playground. Several parents...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 17, 2010

Locks of Love event brings hair to those in need

Just like alopecia and childhood cancer touch the lives of many, so did the dozens of people who donated their hair to Locks of Love last Saturday at Mount Pilchuck Elementary School, only those cutti...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 17, 2010

Granite Falls Mayor being investigated

It looks as though Granite Falls has more investigations going on than first thought. Mayor Haroon Saleem is under investigation by the three-person Granite Falls Civil Service Board. In March of this...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 17, 2010

Five boys earn their Eagle Scout

Mark Lavering, Ian DuPape, Ryan Lavering, Peter Melton and Talen Gunnell from Boy Scout Troop 183, each received their Eagle Scout designations after completing all requirements including an Eagle...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 17, 2010

City looking for ways to grow economically

A city cannot live on property tax alone and the Lake Stevens City staff and city council have hired LMN Architects to create a plan which will help the city define the best steps to take to ensure...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 17, 2010

Aquafest 2010 crowns a queen in every age category

Miss Aquafest 2009 crowns this year’s Miss Aquafest Crystal Wartinger. The Miss Aquafest Pageant was held last weekend with the optionals event at Team Fitness on Saturday night and the finals...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 17, 2010

2010 Mr. LSHS named after tough competition

Bottom left to right: Anthony Cuadras, Davey Whitlock, Tyler Piggott, JB Piper, Dominic Dacoco, Jordan Anderson, and Mahea Puha. Top Left to Right: Jordan Wyrick, Miranda Shultz, Collin Paynter,...

 
 Opinions    May 17, 2010

YOUR | LETTERS May19, 2010

Thank you supporters of Eagle Scout projects Dear Editor, Our family would like to thank several local businesses for supporting our sons, Ryan and Mark Lavering, in their Eagle Scout projects. A huge thanks to Riverside Sand & Gravel on Dubuque...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 17, 2010

Granite Falls Mayor being investigated

It looks as though Granite Falls has more investigations going on than first thought. Mayor Haroon Saleem is under investigation by the three-person Granite Falls Civil Service Board. In March of this...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    May 17, 2010

Who's Her Mom?

I don’t remember the exact day. It crept up on me quite insidiously. But it happened just like I always knew it would. My mother became the child and I became my mother. Although the metamorphosis has been taking place for some time, I only just...

 
 By Don C Brunell    Opinions    May 17, 2010

Economic landmines buried in federal legislation  

As legislators and others comb through the massive health-care reform law, they are finding little-known provisions that will have a big impact on the American people and our economy. For example, tucked into the health-care law is a provision that...

 
 By Mark Scheerer    News    May 17, 2010

Environmental Health Risks: Not Just Cancer

This month, a special cancer panel appointed by President Bush presented its findings to President Obama. It warned that environmentally caused cancers are "grossly underestimated." But it's not just cancer that troubles some health professionals,...

 
 By Media Contact: Governor’s Communications Office    News    May 17, 2010

Gov. Gregoire appoints Jean Rietschel to King County Superior Court

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced the appointment of Jean Rietschel to the King County Superior Court. Rietschel currently is a Seattle Municipal Court judge. “Judge Rietschel is a proven leader in innovation and improvement in the...