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Articles from the June 28, 2010 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 28, 2010

Storm Aquatics break records at Tri-City Invitational

The Storm Aquatics team that traveled to Pasco, Washington to attend the Tri-City Invitational. From June 4 through June 6 Storm Aquatics, the local Lake Stevens swim team, traveled to Pasco,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 28, 2010

Fourth grade Thunderbolts volley their way to championship

Kamarin Root, IzSabella Haviland, Samantha Cote, Katie Stevens, Lillian Eason, Hanna Hunsberger, Shelby Olmstead, Kailyn Schueller, Marley McDonald and Isabel Rusten. Coaches: Deanna...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    June 28, 2010

Vera’s Generation project will benefit entire community

Just one person can make a difference in the life of a child and Vera Johnson, a long time resident, spent countless hours making a difference in the lives of hundreds of children in Lake Stevens....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 28, 2010

Police Chief, Principal support U-Turn scholarship

Keith and Corey Perry of Jay’s Market, Karissa Grow, 2010 Recipient and LSHS Principal Ken Collins. Lake Stevens Police Chief Randy Celori and Lake Stevens High School Principal Ken Collins are...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 28, 2010

LSSD formulates areas for budget reductions

At school board meetings in the months of July and August school board members will be reviewing and approving the school budgets for the 2010-11 school year. Targeting reduction areas most favored by community and staff members as reflected in...

 
 News    June 28, 2010

Lake Stevens hosts hundreds of rowers

The North West Masters Championships were held on beautiful Lake Stevens this past weekend. Trucks, boats and equipment lined Main Street and visitors filled downtown Lake Stevens stopping at Main...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    June 28, 2010

DNA testing for crimes will be quicker

The Lake Stevens Police Department is constantly looking for ways to help the community and by contracting with DNA testing company Orchid Cellmark, they will be able to process DNA evidence from...

 
 News    June 28, 2010

Operation Drywater-Boating Under the Influence Emphasis Patrol

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Marine Services Unit will be participating in Operation Dry Water, Jun 25, 26 and 27. This is a three-day national directed focus patrol for curbing the use of alcohol while operating a vessel and reducing the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 28, 2010

Celebrate safely this Fourth of July

It’s almost the Fourth of July, a time to celebrate and enjoy the holiday with friends and family. Lake Stevens Fire reminds residents that fireworks, including those purchased at legal stands can be destructive or deadly if handled irresponsibly....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    June 28, 2010

98205 Zip Codes change July 1 for southwest annexation residents

As of July 1, residents living in the newly annexed southwest area of Lake Stevens will now have the 98258 zip code instead of the 98205 zip code. The United States Postal Service (USPS) will be doing away with the 98205 zip code. However, there...

 
 Opinions    June 28, 2010

Letters for June 30th issue

Public should let be appalled by signs in front of local post offices Dear Editor, I think an apology is in order from me for my actions two weeks ago. While patronizing the Lake Stevens Post Office, I encountered two individuals who had set up a...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    June 28, 2010

Disappearing Words

Some people think that if you begin a word with the prefix “schm-,” that word then disappears and becomes irrelevant. Children are masters of this technique: “You need to get dressed for your baseball game – and don’t forget your athletic...

 
 By Roger Stark, Md    Opinions    June 28, 2010

After passage, we learn the true cost of federal health care reform

Liberals and conservatives agreed on one thing during the health care debate: the cost of health care in the United States is not sustainable. Last year we spent $2.2 trillion, or 17% of the United States’ gross domestic product (GDP), on health ca...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    June 28, 2010

WA Home Care Workers: "No More Pay Freezes"

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - After two months of bargaining, home-care workers and the State of Washington are no closer to a new contract agreement. Members of SEIU Local 775 provide in-home services to elderly, low-income Washingtonians and people with...