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Articles from the June 11, 2013 edition

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 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    June 11, 2013


I’m writing this article while sitting in my father’s chair. You know the chair of which I speak. It is that ratty old recliner that occupies the living room, den, or man-cave that no guest or other family member is ever allowed access....

 By Pam Stevens    News    June 11, 2013

LSHS special needs student found in pool dies

After over a week on life support, Lake Stevens High School special needs student Fedrick Nifasha, 20, was removed from life support by his family on Sunday, June 9 at 4:21 p.m. Nifasha was found at t...

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

Lake Stevens School District Free Summer Lunch Program

The Lake Stevens School District’s Food and Nutritional Services Department is pleased to announce that a Free Summer Lunch program will be available at Hillcrest Elementary School (9315 4th St. SE) beginning Monday, June 17 and will continue...

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

L.S. Rotary Club gives away scholarships to local seniors

The Rotary Club of Lake Stevens gave $5,000 in scholarships to six high school students from Lake Stevens and Granite Falls High School at a ceremony during the clubs weekly meeting on May 24. Each of the recipients was interviewed by the...

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

Electrical safety for all ages

Lake Stevens Fire encourages you to become more aware of common electrical devices in the home in recognition of Electrical Safety Month. The Electrical Safety Foundation International designated May as National Electrical Safety Month, and this year...

 Opinions    June 11, 2013


Thanks to LSPD Officer, vet clinic who helped rescue dog Dear Editor, I would like to officially thank Officer Dennis Irwin and two employees at Frontier Village Veterinary office for helping me chase my very frightened, newly adopted Shih Tzu,...

 By Steve Strong    News    June 11, 2013

The Real Estate Report for Lake Stevens for June 2013

Sales increase while inventory stays at historic lows. This formula equals rising values for Lake Stevens. While a return of values is prevalent almost everywhere now, Lake Stevens and the Puget Sound Region is experiencing a rebound faster than...

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

If you build it they may come

Better Business Bureau and Washington State Labor and Industries are issuing an alert to consumers over a recent and steady stream of complaints against contractors. Homeowners wishing to remodel or improve houses complain to BBB that after paying...

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

Chamber of Commerce Open House

On Wednesday, June 26, the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce will be holding an Open House and BBQ at their new waterfront location in Lundeen Park. The Chamber moved to their new office earlier this year and it serves as both the Chamber office and...