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Articles from the July 6, 2009 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    July 6, 2009

Tigers win Major League Championship

The 2009 Tigers have won the Major League Championship here in Lake Stevens. The team is coached by Sean McGranahan, Dom Palmieri and Tony Eason. The players include Ole Martin, Jacob Billings, Joey...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 6, 2009

The fourth in L.S. no different than before law changes

This was the first 4th of July since the Lake Stevens City Council voted to change the fireworks law, which only allows Lake Stevens residents to set-off fireworks on the 4th of July. The new law...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 6, 2009

LSHS entrepreneur creates handy snack carrier

Kevin Galloway, a 1999 graduate from LSHS, holding the Snack Caddy which he co-created with his partner Carrie Goodman. Graduating Magnum Cum Laud and as Valedictorian at Lake Stevens High School and...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    July 6, 2009

Granite Falls breaks ground on alternate route for trucks

City, county, state and national officials break ground for the Granite Falls alternate truck route. Community members, local officials, Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, U.S. Senator Patty Mu...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 6, 2009

Aquafest celebrates 49 years by Rushing to the Gold

The year 1960 was a big one for the City of Lake Stevens. It was the year that Lake Stevens officially became a city, the Lake Stevens Journal printed its first newspaper and it was also the first...

 
 Opinions    July 6, 2009

Letters to the Editor July 8, 2009

DMV experience worse than pulling teeth Dear Editor, Yesterday, I had the excruciating experience of visiting the Department of Motor Vehicles in Smokey Pointe. I was stuck there for about six hours. Call me old fashioned, but when I was growing up...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    July 6, 2009

Health reform is too important to rush through without close scrutiny

There’s an old saying, “Act in haste, repent at leisure.” It means that acting too quickly causes major problems later. The same can be said for health reform. President Obama wants Congress to rush health reform legislation, implying that the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    July 6, 2009

The changing of the American Dream

Most Americans used to dream of owning their homes, driving a fancy car or even owning their own business. But with the recession, Americans have changed their dreams a bit. It seems that one day the...

 
 By Producer: Chris Thomas, Washington News Service    News    July 6, 2009

WA Voters: Next Election Could Sneak Up on Ya

The next primary election here in Washington is coming up August 18th, which may catch some voters by surprise. It means that if you need to register or make changes to your voter registration, you've only got until July 18th, not even two weeks, to...

 
 By Producer: Chris Thomas, Washington News Service    News    July 6, 2009

WA's Clean Car Standard No Longer "Idling"

SEATTLE, Wash. - Washington has had a "Clean Car Act" since 2005, requiring that new vehicles sold in the state meet stricter tailpipe emissions standards, starting with the 2009 model year. The law has been in suspension, however, because the U.S....

 
 By Producer: Chris Thomas, Washington News Service    News    July 6, 2009

Home Health Workers See One-Two Punch of Rising Healthcare Costs

Home healthcare workers held rallies Thursday in six cities around the state, urging people to "declare independence" from a healthcare system that isn't working. They have a unique perspective on the problem, working with seniors and people with...

 
 By Producer: Chris Thomas, Washington News Service    News    July 6, 2009

Celebrating 25 Years of WA Wilderness

Skykomish, WA - It's impossible to pick the most beautiful place in Washington, and one of the reasons is being celebrated this weekend. The Washington State Wilderness Act was signed into law 25 years ago today, by then-President Ronald Reagan....

 
 Business    July 6, 2009

Chamber Luncheon

Lake Stevens School District Educational Service Center, Room A 12309 22nd Street NE • Downtown Lake Stevens $10 for members • $15 for non-members Join us on July 13th to hear Hazel Borden of the Lake Stevens Journal teach a workshop called...

 
 By Producer: Deb Courson, Washington News Service    News    July 6, 2009

‘Electrosmog’ is an Emerging Public Health Issue

Cell phones, wireless networks, and the developing "smart grid" utility technologies are being hailed as progress for communication and information, but the downside is an emerging public health issue. A report documenting health hazards linked to...

 
 By Randy Celori 2009 Chamber President    Business    July 6, 2009

Thank you Chamber members!

Thank you Chamber members! Your commitment to the Chamber continues to speak volumes for the value of membership to our Chamber. This month, I especially would like to thank Chamber Ambassadors Marci Miller, Laura Reynolds, Juanita Williams and...