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Articles from the May 22, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

Lake Stevens Water Ski & Wakeboard Club gears up for Aquafest

The Aquafest Ski and Wakeboard tournament is set for Saturday, July 28, beginning at 7 a.m. in the North Cove. An active and community-minded group of avid water sports lovers, and competitors will, once again participate in the annual Aquafest Ski...

 
 News    May 22, 2012

Skyline students share essays on education

Jeremy Anderson Video Games Can Be Educational by Jeremy Anderson Video games can be educational because video games teach skills and make you use your brain or you can get help from friends with...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

Fourth and fifth graders tackle math

Hillcrest Elementary hosted the regional Math Olympiad on Saturday, May 5, and teams of students delved into the labyrinth of geometric sense, measurement, probability, and algebraic sense, seeking...

 
 By Len Stevens    Sports    May 22, 2012

LSHS baseball coach Anderson takes team to top spot

Rodger Anderson Rodger Anderson, who is in the Washington State High School Baseball Hall of Fame as a coach, has nearly 350 career wins, while leading Lake to nineteen appearances in the WIAA...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    May 22, 2012

You are Welcome

I have heard some Mennonites use the term “non-violent evangelism.” It is a way of sharing faith that does not harm those with whom they share. It is built on mutual respect, love for others, and a commitment to the other person’s...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 22, 2012

Relay for Life of Lake Stevens a shining success

What is a Relayer? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary doesn’t even have that word in its pages but for the over 840 people who registered to walk the track at Lake Stevens High School last weekend,...

 
 By Pilchuck Teacher Honored    News    May 22, 2012

Pilchuck teacher honored

Shelle Rock with STAR 101.5’s personality Curt Kruse. Students in Ms. Shelle Rock’s third grade classroom at Mount Pilchuck Elementary School were witness to a huge surprise when their...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

LSSD saves taxpayers $610,000

The Lake Stevens Board of Directors approved the refinancing of a portion of the 2005 Bond that will result in a decrease in interest payments in the amount of $610,000 over the life of the term. Interest rates are currently lower now than they were...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 22, 2012

LSPD find mail theft victims during traffic stop

Under the watchful eye of the Lake Stevens Police Department a man driving a burgundy Toyota Corolla was pulled over on May 1 for not wearing his seatbelt. When officer Josh Holmes looked into the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

LSF recognizes Captain Withrow and Captain Lowe

Back Row left to right: Commissioner Foster, Deputy Chief Huff, Commissioner Lorentzen. Front Row left to right: Commissioner Elmore, Captain Withrow, Chief Lingenfelter. Captain Withrow received...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

LSF, LSPD partners in Trike-a-thon

Public Educator Alison Caton helps fit a helmet. Lake Stevens Fire partnered with Lake Stevens Police to help out at Ebenezer’s Annual Trike-a-thon for preschool students. Public Educator...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

Life jacket cabinets open Memorial Day weekend

Life jacket cabinets around the county will open Memorial Day weekend to kickoff the start to the season. Two of the county’s lifejacket loaner cabinets are located in Lake Stevens, one at Wyatt Park on the west side of the lake and the other...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

L.S. Police ask, please “boat responsibly”

Recent deadly boating accidents are a tragic reminder of how dangerous cold water can be in the Pacific Northwest. The 13th Coast Guard District, the Washington State Parks Boating Program, and the Lake Stevens Police Department remind boaters to be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

L.S. earns Well City Award

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Employee Benefit Trust recently announced this year’s recipients of its coveted WellCity Awards and Lake Stevens was again one of the honorees. A total of 84 cities and public entities demonstrated...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

Health & Safety Fair is coming

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police are gearing up for the Annual Health & Safety Fair. This event has been scheduled for Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Albertson’s park...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 22, 2012

Elementary school students get to eat a rainbow

Lunch trays were piled high with all the colors of the rainbow on Thursday, May 17 as elementary school students throughout Lake Stevens School District enjoyed a lunch filled with all kinds of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

Arrests made in “Obituary Burglaries”

Three arrests have been made in the Snohomish County “obituary burglaries.” Nathan Shields, 37, and Corey Arendt, 21, both of Lake Stevens, were arrested yesterday and booked on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit burglary. Thomas...

 
 Opinions    May 22, 2012

YOUR LETTERS FOR May 23, 2012

Relay for Life of Lake Stevens a huge success Dear Editor, Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! For the last two years you have welcomed Relay For Life into our town with open arms. You have given your hard earned money to the largest nonprofit...

 
 Opinions    May 22, 2012

Elementary school students get to eat a rainbow

Lunch trays were piled high with all the colors of the rainbow on Thursday, May 17 as elementary school students throughout Lake Stevens School District enjoyed a lunch filled with all kinds of...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    May 22, 2012

Community pulls together again, to fight cancer

Beautiful weather brought out hundreds of Relay for Life supporters and tens of thousands of dollars donated over the weekend to help the American Cancer Society in their efforts to wipe out cancer...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    May 22, 2012

AWB’s Brunell speaks at annual Chamber Leadership Breakfast

Dozens of local business and government leaders participated in the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce’s annual Leadership Breakfast last Thursday, May 17. The Association of Washington Business...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 22, 2012

Ninth Annual Aquafest 3 on 3 basketball tournament looking for participants

Sing-up now for the annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament at Aquafest 2012 by going to aquafest.org. This year’s tournament will take place on Saturday, July 28. Entry deadline is July 18. Teams will play at either North Lake Middle School, Lake...