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Articles from the May 31, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    May 31, 2011

Volleyball team supports troops

The girls of the Fusion Volleyball Team have shown continual support to the sailors on the USS Carl Vinson throughout their deployment. The team collected items such as candy, gum, snacks, movies and...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    May 31, 2011

Local singer-songwriter releases album nationwide

Last month, national independent record label Tate Music Group announced the nationwide release of “Jesus Save Me,” the new album from local Christian singer-songwriter Sha’Ree, of...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    May 31, 2011

Keeping the Faith:

As I traveled through my home state of Georgia not long ago, I came upon a little Baptist church stuck away in the woods. That’s not unusual. At times Georgia seems to be overrun with Baptist churches; that and kudzu. What was unusual was the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 31, 2011

Team represents L.S. in the Red Bull Soapbox Races

Shelby Stong, 27, from Lake Stevens, Derek Strong, 24, the driver is from Lynnwood along with Grant Hawley, 27, from Seattle and Scott Hanson, 39, the co-pilot who is also from Seattle and E.Z., 28...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 31, 2011

Senator Hobbs’ Park and Ride bill signed into law

Legislation which will create public-private partnerships at many of the state’s park and ride locations was signed into law last week. Senate Bill 5791, sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, will clear the way for local transit...

 
 News    May 31, 2011

Remembering lives lost in Lake Stevens

Photo by Shane Kantzer There were several Memorial Day services last Monday to honor and celebrate those who have given their lives to ensure our freedoms here in this country. The American Legion...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 31, 2011

L.S. Police honored at County ceremony

Several officers from the Lake Stevens Police Department were recognized for their work as part of the Snohomish County DUI & Target Zero Task Force. Officer Wayne Auckerman was honored as a DUI...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    May 31, 2011

GFSB names Linda Hall as new superintendent

The Granite Falls School Board of Directors announced Linda Hall as the new Superintendent of the Granite Falls School District effective July 1. The Board made the announcement at its special board...

 
 News    May 31, 2011

Congratulations 2011 Graduates

Mariah Leann Aceves Kevin Andrew Afflerbach Timothy A. Aker Ilima Dawn Alexander Kamran Ahsan Ali Sharon L. Allegre Megan Jean Allen Emily Ann-Marie Amundsen Derek Robert Anderson Dominick Noah...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 31, 2011

Bill will protect students, improve safety zones

Legislation to improve the safety of Washington’s school children was signed into law on Monday, May 16 by Gov. Gregoire. Senate Bill 5540, sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, will give the state’s school districts the option...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 31, 2011

20th St. closures this weekend

The target date to perform the overlay on 20th Street SE is Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. On Friday, the road surface will be ground in preparation of the new pavement surfacing. This work is expected to be performed during off-peak day...

 
 Opinions    May 31, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS

Is our government beyond repair? Dear Editor, Our government is broken almost to a point of no return. Our party system is not working properly and never will. We hire these people in Congress to do the will of the people who vote them into office....

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    May 31, 2011

It’s good to have neighbors with gas

By 2025, the TransAlta energy facility in Centralia must replace coal with natural gas to generate electricity, but Washington has no gas to offer. Fortunately, we have neighbors with an abundance of gas— natural gas, that is—to ship to...

 
 News    May 31, 2011

Jerry Litt Appointed to Washington State Transportation Commission

Litt, a resident of East Wenatchee, has worked as a planning professional for his entire career, retiring from public service after 13 years as the community development director for the city of Lacey. During his 10 years as the Douglas County...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 31, 2011

Enjoy the Port Gardner Fireworks finale at Aquafest

The 2011 Aquafest fireworks show begins at about 10 p.m. on Saturday night, July 30 and is always a spectacular sight. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs down to North Cove Park for the best viewing, or catch the show from just about any vantage point...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    May 31, 2011

Attend the annual Firefighter’s Breakfast, donate to community

The Lake Stevens Firefighters’ Association will host their annual pancake breakfast at the downtown fire station, 12409 21st. St. NE, Lake Stevens during Aquafest. It is all you can eat pancakes hot off the griddle, with ham and eggs on the...

 
 Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Congratulations to the Class of 2011

Parker R. Aamold Justin R. Anderson Nina Andreyanova Sonia Aquino Kyla M. Bansemer Dennis F. Bates Steven Alexander Bawdon Joseph Patrick Best Brandie L. Biering Syndy-Lee L. Blair Jordan Arthur Blanchard Mercedes Diane Boyd Caleb J. Bradley Sean L....

 
 By Journal Staff    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Washington suspends 2012 presidential primary

Washington state has suspended its 2012 presidential primary in order to save taxpayers over $10 million. The state’s regular Top 2 primary in August is unaffected. Legislation requested by Secretary of State Sam Reed, a Republican, and Gov....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Veterans remembered at G.F. retreat center

Veterans raise the flag at the new Healing Hearts in Hope Veterans Retreat Center off of Mountian Loop Highway. Healing Hearts in Hope Veterans Retreat Center (HHH VRC) opened its doors on Saturday,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Sharon Christensen, Lois Frank honored by WASA region

Pictured left to right – Sharon Christensen, Superintendent Karen Koschak, Lois Frank. On May 19, the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) Region 109 acknowledged Granite Falls...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

School Board names Linda Hall as new superintendent

Linda Hall The Granite Falls School Board of Directors, announced Linda Hall, who was unanimously selected as the Superintendent of the Granite Falls School District effective July 1. The Board made...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Relay for Life L.S., an event to remember

photo by Shane Kantzer “My aunt died of cancer when she was only 46 year old.” “My wife is going through cancer treatments for the second time.” “I never want my children...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Mountain Loop Experience returns to Granite Falls

The third annual Mountain Loop Experience will be held in downtown Granite Falls on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26. This fun family event is sponsored by the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce and includes everything from a 5K run to carnival...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Make a difference in your community by joining in One Day

Pack up your work gloves and get ready to help beautify the City of Granite Falls. The Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce along with The Father’s House is hosting a community wide clean-up event...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 31, 2011

Make a difference in your community by joining in One Day

Pack up your work gloves and get ready to help beautify the City of Granite Falls. The Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce along with The Father’s House is hosting a community wide clean-up event...

 

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