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Articles from the July 6, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

Blooms Around Lake garden contest happening now

The Lake Stevens Arts Commission is again sponsoring its annual community wide “Blooms around the Lake” garden contest. Gardens will be judged mid-July with awards announced immediately following the Aquafest parade. Gardens will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    July 6, 2011

2011 L.S. Little League PW baseball Invitational Tournament champs

The Lake Stevens Little League team Red Dawgs team: #1 Blaine Baker, #2 Ethan Hoglund, #3 Trevor Rinaldi, #4 Mac Collins, #5 Aaron Lampinen, #6 Jace Murkerson, #7 Joshua Day, #8 Tanner Lind, #9...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Columns    July 6, 2011

Our choice to hear His voice

From the moment of birth when our lungs fill with air, we fulfill the innate need to have a voice. Whether we speak, sing, write, tweet, e-mail, or blog, humans find ways to express themselves. Perhaps that is why one of the most popular new...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Columns    July 6, 2011

Local LDS youth learn the value of service

Just one day after school got out local youth, ages 14 to 18, packed up their bags and headed to Cascade Park outside of Granite Falls to participate in the Marysville Stake’s annual Youth...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    July 6, 2011

Keeping the Faith: The pigs are flying

The Muscogee Nation of Florida is a tiny aboriginal people group of the Americas who seeks to hold to their heritage while surviving the culture around them. The Muscogee are led by an indomitable woman named Ann Denson Tucker. Ann directs the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    July 6, 2011

Ebenezer Lutheran hosting concert

On Sunday, July 10 Ebenezer Lutheran Church will present a Piano and Viola concert by Carolyn Wyman, viola and Yvonne Endicott, piano at Ebenezer Lutheran Church 2111 117th Ave. NE in Lake Stevens at...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

Safety improvements approved on SR 92 roundabouts at 99th, 113th Avenue NE

For over a year the City of Lake Stevens has been working to bring awareness for the need of safety improvements on State Route 92. Working closely with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and with the support of the Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

Rep. Mike Hope receives endorsement of WACOPS for County Executive race

State Representative Mike Hope (R-Lake Stevens) has received the endorsement of the Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs (WACOPS) in his race for the office of Snohomish County Executive. WACOPS is a professional organization that helps...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

Life jackets taken from Wyatt Park loaner cabinet

On June 22 all but one of the 24 life jackets from the life jacket loaner cabinet at Wyatt Park in Lake Stevens were taken and not returned. Until more life jackets can be obtained, this cabinet is closed. The life jacket cabinet is maintained by...

 
 News    July 6, 2011

Lake Stevens Family Center looking for volunteers

The Lake Stevens Family Center currently has two very important volunteer positions open. There is an opening on the Community Accountability Board. This is a youth diversion program that gives kids under the age of 18 to make personal, community,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

Jelly Belly bus stops at Haggen’s

Haggen Food & Pharmacy stores in Northwest Washington are hosting the Jelly Belly tour bus, giving the public a chance to sample favorites and participate in an unusual taste test. Jelly Belly representatives will answer questions while offering...

 
 News    July 6, 2011

Girls at state for leadership

Ten students from Lake Stevens High School attended Girls State in June. Girls spent an entire week on the Central Washington University Campus in Ellensburg and participated in a simulated learning...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

American Legion Post 181 installs new officers

On Thursday, June 23, American Legion Post 181, along with the Women’s Auxiliary, installed their new officers. Officers begin their term of office after the Department (state) Convention in...

 
 By Cesar Zavalza    News    July 6, 2011

A Teacher to remember

Who was the teacher you remembered, mine was my fourth grade teacher Mrs. Grytness. I liked her because she would always challenge me to get my work done. I also liked her because sometimes she had...

 
 Lights & Sirens    July 6, 2011

Lights and Sirens for July 6, 2011

Driving Under the Influence (DUI), 06/19/11, 91st Ave. NE/Market Place A 30-year-old male was arrested for DUI. An officer was picking up a statement when he was advised there was a suspected DUI in the drive-thru. As the vehicle exited the...

 
 By Don C Brunell    Opinions    July 6, 2011

A July 4th lesson: Poland’s rise as bastion of free enterprise

In 1975, as America was preparing to celebrate its bicentennial, Poland was a suppressed Soviet satellite state. The Polish people were impoverished, had no right to free speech and if you wanted a job, you had to play ball with Communist Party...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    July 6, 2011

Economic downfall affects children too

I watched an excerpt from CBS’s 60 Minutes on Sunday, June 26 and was saddened to see the effects that the tanking economy has had on the children in this country. Many of these kids are losing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 6, 2011

Fun and games at Aquafest’s Celebrity Softball game

If you haven’t been to the annual Celebrity Softball game during Aquafest you’re missing out on a great time. This year’s game will be played at the Lake Stevens High School baseball field at 2:30 on Sunday, August 31. Local...

 
 News    July 6, 2011

FREE Try Rowing – an Aquafest favorite

Come join the Lake Stevens Rowing Club for their third Annual Aquafest Try Rowing FREE Event. LSRC is happy to offer this complimentary introduction to let everyone have a chance to give rowing a try during a one and a half hour experience that...