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Articles from the June 27, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 27, 2011

Super Spikers take first

Congratulations to the girls of the Super Spikers volleyball team. After an undefeated season, they recently took first place in the Lake Stevens Boys & Girl’s Club spring tournament in the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 27, 2011

Rush Swoosh soccer Challenge Cup finalists

Top row L to R: Celynne Pope, Ava Schmetzer , Nicole Piercy, Maddie McDonald, Kylie Bush, Michelle Egilsrud, Kaitie Jones, and Natalie Alvarado. Bottom row L to R: Mika Silver, Kia Mackey, Kirsten...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 27, 2011

Lake Stevens Little League Tigers claim tournament championship

The Lake Stevens Little League Tigers claimed the championship in the Stilly Valley Little League First Annual Murel Coulter Tournament in Arlington. The 14-team double elimination tournament, which...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    June 27, 2011

Keeping the Faith:

It happens every time a major natural disaster strikes, and it doesn’t matter if it is in Japan, Alabama, Haiti or New Orleans. Pontificating preachers, televangelists, and their minions begin pointing fingers, blaming the victims, and...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    June 27, 2011

Haven For Life Ministries provides home for teen moms

Haven For Life Ministries provides a loving home and care for infants, pregnant teenage girls and teen moms with their babies. Haven For Life Ministries is embarking on a new journey with the addition of new licensed foster parents. Jay and Cindy...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Scholarship available for leadership Snohomish County program

The Greater Everett Community Foundation will provide a scholarship to a local community member interested in participating in the Leadership Snohomish County program. The scholarship will pay for the full cost of participation in the 2011-2012...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    June 27, 2011

Saying goodbye after 40 years

As a teenager, a young Dave Burgess dreamed of one day becoming a high school teacher and coach, mentoring young lives in the same way he was mentored by teachers who took him under their wings and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    June 27, 2011

Running for his cousin

It’s been over a month since the first annual Relay for Life Lake Stevens took place and the stories just keep trickling in from participants and their life-altering experiences with not only...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Rotary Club installs new board, Rotarian of the Year announced

Friday, June 17 was the date of the annual installation banquet for the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens. This year’s event was held at the Fire Department’s Conference Center and was enjoyed by all in attendance. Outgoing President Dave...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Principal Collins has one last hurrah

Students at Lake Stevens High School said goodbye to Principal Ken Collins with a marching band, colorful banner and a procession of kids following him through the back of the school’s parking...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

LSHS Key Club holds baby supply drive

Members of the Lake Stevens High School Key Club held a baby supply drive to benefit Housing Hope in Everett. Together with the generosity of LSHS students, they were able to collect three car loads...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

LSF Recognizes LSHS student for saving Grandmother’s life

Statistics say that a person has approximately three opportunities in their lifetime to perform CPR. One of those opportunities will most likely be on a loved one. Such was the case for LSHS student,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Lake Stevens Middle School Library offers summer reading program

Problem number one: Kids get bored in the summer. Problem number two: Kids usually lose learning in the summer and their reading skills decline. Solution: The Lake Stevens Middle School Library is open this summer. Students ages 10-15 are welcome to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Implementation for treatment of Eurasian watermilfoil planned

After a yearlong effort the City of Lake Stevens and Snohomish County are ready to begin the implementation of an herbicide treatment to remove Eurasian watermilfoil from the lake. The target date for the application is the week of July 11, however t...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Fire Marshal urges caution, courtesy on July Fourth

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office urges residents to use caution when discharging fireworks during the Fourth of July fireworks season and encourages residents to extend common courtesy to their neighbors by limiting the hours during...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Driver hits sink hole on 204

In the morning hours of Friday, June 24, a driver hit a sinkhole while they were heading west on Highway 204 near 81st Street NE. The hole started as a small manhole cover size but grew as the day...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Dads, dogs and cars make for a great Father’s Day

Ashley Pointe celebrated Father’s Day with their Annual Dads and Dogs Car Show. The folks at Ashley Pointe would like to give our thanks and make a big shout out to Maria Hicks, Chuck Backman,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 27, 2011

Chamber seeking nominations for 2011 Citizens of the Year

The Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good citizens. They are seeking nominations for their annual Citizen and Junior Citizen of the Year awards. This annual award has been handed out since 1982 to residents with a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    June 27, 2011

Lights and Sirens-June 29 2011

The police department responded to 594 incidents in the week of June 12, through June 18, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision, 06/13/2011, 200 block of South Davies A student...

 
 Opinions    June 27, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS

Does our state have too many ‘Nanny’ type laws? Dear Editor, King County made interesting news this week by passing a law that requires anyone on a river in the county must wear a lifejacket, even if in ankle deep and smooth water....

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    June 27, 2011

Orphan Opossum

We have two cats that bask in my daughter’s adoration. Unfortunately my oldest son is allergic to cats, so they bask outdoors. The cat’s dishes are on my back deck in a hopeless attempt to feed the cats… my cats… and...

 
 By Carl Gipson    Opinions    June 27, 2011

Businesses will benefit from 2011 session, but the job’s not done

For the first time in many years, as legislators depart Olympia, small businesses can breathe a sigh of relief. Rather than enduring another legislative session in which some lawmakers enacted more policies that will increase the cost of doing...

 
 News    June 27, 2011

Tools can keep Independence Day weekend travel from becoming a dud

OLYMPIA – For those traveling during the Independence Day weekend, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) offers information about routes that typically see a marked increase in traffic volumes and tools to keep holiday...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    June 27, 2011

Ramp and lane closures on southbound I-5 and 128th Street SW continue this week

The following closures are scheduled: · Monday, June 27 – Crews will close the southbound I-5 off-ramp to 128th Street SW from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for signal work. Drivers will follow a signed detour using southbound I-5, 164th Street SW...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation - News    News    June 27, 2011

I-90 signs answer the question; ‘Just how much longer until we get there?’

CLE ELUM – Are we there yet? The days of wondering how long it’s going to take to reach Snoqualmie Pass are now over. Today, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) officially unveiled three electronic signs on...

 

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