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Articles from the May 28, 2013 edition

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 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Columns    May 28, 2013

OUT TO PASTURE : And I thought I was confused!

I have concluded that life, as it stands out in the public arena, is a very confusing thing. As I watched the news and see scandal after scandal unfold and people trying to dance around the facts so that they come out looking good, I am reminded of...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 28, 2013

Watch out for cyclists, tips to stay bicycle safe

The weather has been beautiful and with it comes pedestrians, runners and cyclists. Just a few weeks ago a cyclist was hit by a truck pulling a boat on East Lake Stevens Rd. after the boat trailer...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Tromley to participate in National Youth Forum

This fall Lake Steven’s Chandler (CJ) Tromley will be one of 350 students nationwide to go to Washington, D.C. to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security....

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 28, 2013

Senior Center dedicates new flag pole

After two long years, the Lake Stevens Senior Center acquired a flagpole of their very own. Inside of Eagle Ridge Park, just off of Soper Hill Rd., the newly installed flagpole now stands tall and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Postal Carrier food drive a huge success

The Lake Stevens Food Bank had a record-breaking year with donations for the Postal Food Drive. They received a total of 17,873 pounds of food, shattering the previous record by more than 1500...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Mobile Mammography Van coming to Granite Falls

The Cancer Care Alliance Mobile Mammography Van will be coming to the Granite Falls Fire Station on Saturday, June 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment is needed and screening only takes 15 minutes. No referral is needed to get the screening....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

LSSD and Li’l Hungry Hearts summer food programs continuing

The Lake Stevens School District is continuing its Summer Food Program at Hillcrest Elementary. They will be serving lunches promptly at noon until 12:30 p.m. to all kids aged 1-18 years old Mondays through Fridays. Services start on Monday, June 17...

 
 News    May 28, 2013

LSHS Percussion Band plays for Kiwanis

The Lake Stevens High School percussion group with the director Neil Proff performed for the Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club at their regular meeting held on April 24. The Club was excited to be able to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Health & Safety 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 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the...

 
 News    May 28, 2013

NAMI Snohomish County Elects New Officers

At its recent Open Board and General Membership meeting, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Snohomish County elected its new Board and Officers for its 2013-2014 operating year. The new Officers are: Keith Binkley (President); David Hall...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Collision at 1-299 East Lakeshore Drive

Lake Stevens resident David Whitlock was hit by a motor vehicle while riding his bicycle on East Lakeshore Drive. The vehicle, which Whitlock remembers as being a large white or pearl white pickup truck, either a Chevy or GMC was pulling a boat. The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Camp Invention coming to L.S.

Camp Invention is coming to Lake Stevens, June 24 to 28 at Skyline Elementary. Campers crash land on Planet Zak, and will need to use their critical thinking skills to create shelter, clothing and ultimately build a spaceship to blast off for home....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Briggs and Long help Select basketball team win Best in the West

The Northwest Blazers girls basketball team wins the title with the help of Lake Stevens own Alex Briggs and Kali Long. The Northwest Blazers, a select girls basketball team made up of players from...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Bike Shop owner Stuart dies at shop

The Lake Stevens Police Department has been receiving numerous inquiries regarding the incident and police activity that took place at Bike Works in downtown Lake Stevens on Thursday, May 16. They want to assure the public that there is no threat or...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 28, 2013

Aquafest Family Fun Fest 2013

If you have not attended this family fun event in the past, this is the year to mark your calendar. Susan Riech and a large number group of volunteers put on a great, fun and exciting Sunday event each year at Aquafest. This is a great event for the...

 
 By Robert Goldberg    Opinions    May 28, 2013

New cancer cures insurers won’t cover

Advances in cancer treatment are saving lives and cutting health-care costs. But because many health-insurance plans haven’t caught up with the times, nearly half of all cancer patients are forced to choose between the treatment that could...

 
 By Kim Daughtry    Opinions    May 28, 2013

Let’s fix our highways

Transportation systems need to be a top government priority Our state is facing a looming problem that has gotten little attention lately—one we need to act on to create jobs and retain the quality of life that makes this a special place to...