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Articles from the July 6, 2010 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Sports    July 6, 2010

Lake Stevens’ Lauren Moran holds four records at Concordia

Lauren Moran competing in the steeple chase, Moran currently holds the record for this event. Moran is from Lake Stevens and attended Archbishop Murphy High School Local Lauren Moran attended Archbish...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2010

Teachers from Cavelero and Tabor, Czech Republic, exchange places for a year

For the 2010-2011 school year, Emily Dykstra, 8th Grade English Teacher has been accepted to the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Grant program. Dykstra will be exchanging teaching jobs and homes with Czech Republic teacher, Katerina Kubesova. In Tabor,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 6, 2010

L.S., G.F. School Districts combine alternative high school program

At recent school board meetings the Granite Falls and Lake Stevens School districts approved a cooperative agreement that will combine the district’s alternative high school programs. Beginning...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2010

Hope to run unopposed in 2010 election

Representative Mike Hope will continue as our State Representative. Lake Stevens Representative, Republican Mike Hope, will be running unopposed in the next election. Hope’s opponent, John Boerger,...

 
 News    July 6, 2010

Farmer’s Market in full swing, rain or shine

Fresh flowers and other summer goodies are on sale at the Farmer’s Market. Right: There is fun for all ages at the market, July 1 marks the first week of Music on the Lake,. Another great free...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

BP oil spill brings sadness, frustration, lack of hope

Watching what is now being called the Deepwater Horizon oil spill coverage on every nightly news show for the last two months has been saddening and frustrating to say the least. As time wears on,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2010

Continued revenue decline forces county reductions

Responding to a continued decline in revenues due to the prolonged national recession, Snohomish County eliminated 15 positions Thursday from its workforce of 2,800, totaling $2 million in taxpayer savings. The savings come from the county’s...

 
 By Lou Krewson, Stanwood    Opinions    July 6, 2010

Legislators should look at criminal justice reform

Dear Editor, Until we have legislators and a demanding society with the guts to insist on criminal justice reform, crime will continue to increase at the expense of the law-abiding citizens. Legislators do not vote for reform because crime spawns...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    July 6, 2010

Nuclear power gaining new life

In the 1970s, Washington’s public utilities embarked on an aggressive nuclear power building project managed by the Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS). Unfortunately, the effort ultimately became known as “Whoops!” WPPSS planned to...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson    Columns    July 6, 2010

Clutter is a monkey on your back

Why do I get called in to help people get organized? Let me share a few of the reasons with you: •They’ve had a major transition in their lives that turned things upside down for a while: a new job, a move, an illness or death in the family;...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    July 6, 2010

Marysville School Board member outrages community

Marysville School Board member Michael Kundu has been blasted by his fellow school board members and blasted in the media for sending an email to board members and school administrators that appeared...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    July 6, 2010

Petition Signature Verifications Underway

OLYMPIA, Wash. - This is one of the busiest weeks of the year for the Washington Secretary of State's election division. Tens of thousands of petitions for ballot measures are scanned to make back-up copies, then a staff of 25 verifies the signatures...

 
 News    July 6, 2010

Sixth annual Disc Golf tournament at Aquafest

The sixth annual Aquafest Open Disc Golf Tournament will be held at Catherine Creek Park Disc golf Course on Saturday, July 24. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The event begins at 9 a.m. There will be two rounds of disc golf with a lunch break between...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

Undefeated Granite Falls' As take Junior Little League TOC

Players include: Zach Rinear, Alex Benefiel, Kyle Ahrens, Alex O’Neill, Collin Fidler, Kai Orthmeyer, Jacob Parish, Russell Colton, Sebastian Denke, Ben Cassel, Ryan Putnam, Franz Mastrude, Josh Snel. Coach Dan O’Neill and Asst. Coach Tim...

 
 Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

Thunderbirds undefeated in Spring Soccer League

The Granite Falls Thunderbirds U9 Soccer team recently went undefeated in the Marysville Spring Soccer League. The Thunderbirds include Erity Diaz, Julia Hines, Grace Rinaldi, Coach Tija Schmiesing, Gabriela Schmiesing, Rylee Downs, Coach Evelyn...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

GFSD Spring Sports Awards

Spring sports awards were presented at team banquets held the end of May and early June. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association honored girls track team with the Outstanding Academic Achievement award for a team GPA of 3.5 or higher...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

L.S., G.F. School Districts combine alternative high school program

At recent school board meetings the Granite Falls and Lake Stevens School districts approved a cooperative agreement that will combine the district’s alternative high school programs. Beginning...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

D-Day event comes and goes with little support

Ken Oakes, host of "Decision Day" speaks to the crowd outside of the Granite Falls City Hall Wednesday, June 16. Music welcomed folks from Granite Falls as citizen Ken Oakes hosted his Decision Day...

 
 Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

Community volunteers give G.F. spring cleaning

The Granite Falls community came together on Saturday, June 19 to give the town a little spring cleaning. Volunteers met at The Village Senior Living Facility at 8 a.m. for coffee and breakfast and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

Alfy’s Pizza owners celebrate two years in pizza biz

Becca Pribble dressed up as a slice of pizza and read stories to the children in the EACAP program in Granite Falls. After the reading students got to visit Alfy's for a tour of the facilities and...

 
 Granite Falls    July 6, 2010

Letters to the Editor for July 2010

The Mountain Loop needs your voice— No motocross facility Dear Editor, For generations, the Mountain Loop has provided a natural environment for you and your families to explore. You have enjoyed hiking the trails, camping in the forest, fishing...