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Articles from the May 21, 2014 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    May 21, 2014

LS community shows their purple to stomp out cancer

From Purple Pugs to a Purple Walking Tour, this years participants brought their A-game to ACS Relay for Life's Paint the Town Purple. The four categories awarded were, Honorable Mention won by Rainy...

 
 By Janice Huxford    Opinions    May 21, 2014

Aquafest Pageant

I have been asked, yet again, to be a mentor and the Mistress of Ceremonies for the 2014 Miss Aquafest Pageant in Lake Stevens this June.  Not having anything but a negative image of pageants, and despising anything with a “reality” TV flavor,...

 
 By Evelyn Edeen    Opinions    May 21, 2014

Everyone loves lunch at the LS Senior Center

The Wednesday lunch at Lake Stevens Senior Center is quickly becoming a mid-week break for seniors in our town and surrounding areas. Comments from an informal survey were overwhelmingly positive!  They included: “I love coming here. I live with...

 
 By Janice Huxford    Entertainment    May 21, 2014

Aquafest Pageant Commitee thanks sponsors

The 2014 Miss Aquafest Pageant is honored to be supported by the following sponsors: Aquafest, Elle Marie Hair Studio, BourneOrthodontics, Turquoise and Pink Bakery, Patchouli Roads Photography, Extreme Pita, Volunteers of America, Flowers by K,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    May 21, 2014

Health and Saftey Fair returns in June

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police are excited to bring the Annual Health & Safety Fair to the Lake Stevens community on Saturday, June 14th from 10 am to 2 pm at the Albertson’s Parking Lot in Lake Stevens.  “Thanks to the partnership...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    May 21, 2014

Can You Sing? Aquafest Idol is looking for you, auditions coming

Lake Stevens Aquafest Idol is seeking singers for the 2014 auditions to be held Saturday July 12 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM and Saturday July 19 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM at the Lake Stevens Safeway, Frontier Village Parking Lot.  Age groups are...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    May 21, 2014

Lake Stevens School District honors employees with 25 years of service

The Board of Directors would like to thank and recognize the following employees who have contributed 25 years of service to the Lake Stevens School District.  Sue  Albin, Mt.Pilchuck Elementary,  Shelley Anderson, Highland Elementary, Diane...

 
 By Journal Staff    Education    May 21, 2014

Principal Larsen Thankful to Volunteers

When principal Chris Larson and the Mt. Pilchuck staff and students learned that their school had been selected as the site for a ForestCity Community Day project, they were excited about the possibilities. By the time the last rake was loaded and...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    May 21, 2014

Karate NW Takes home Five Medals at US Open

Several members of the local Karate NW recently attended the Karate US Open in Las Vegas, Neveda. This years competition hosted 53 countries and over 2000 competitors. Karate NW took four of their...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    May 21, 2014

Yong In Taigon TaeKwonDo Students earn Belts

Yong In Taigon TaeKwonDo in Lake Stevens held its 15th Black Belt test from April 30th to May 3rd.  Though over 100 Yong In Taigon TaeKwonDo students have earned their first-degree black belts, on...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    May 21, 2014

Get in Shape For Aquafest Quadrathon

“Getting bored with Triathlons and still want to challenge yourself physically? Want to compete against family and friends?  Well then the Quadrathon at Aquafest is your answer! “, said Josh Fountain. This years Aquafest Quadrathon is a 200...

 
 Entertainment    May 21, 2014

Sign up now for Aquafest Parade

The Grand Parade takes place Saturday, July 26th, and it is the largest attended event at Aquafest. To correlate with this year’s theme, All American Aquafest, there will be a special themed award; think red, white and blue. There are 15 coveted...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 21, 2014

Memorial day kicks off with the opening of life Jacket loaner cabinets

Life jacket cabinets around the county will open Memorial Day weekend to kickoff the start to the summer season. Two of the county's lifejacket loaner cabinets are located in Lake Stevens, one at Wyat...