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Articles from the July 13, 2010 edition

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 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    July 13, 2010

Remembering a life well lived

The sports world is mourning the death of a true legend. John Wooden was an amazing man who touched our culture in remarkable ways. Although he reached many milestones in his life, he failed to achieve one that was on the near horizon. He fell short...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    July 13, 2010

Sewer District receives award from Ecology Department for fifth year in a row

Spirits were high at the Lake Stevens Sewer District Thursday, ,July 8 as they celebrated their accomplishments. The Department of Ecology were there to present them with an award for outstanding...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 13, 2010

Rotary hosts visitors from India through Group Study Exchange

Rotary International is known throughout the world as a service organization that helps combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

Red cross encourages safety during days of excessive heat

Temperatures are rising and the Red Cross has some tips that will help people and pets stay safe in the sunshine. To help prevent heat-related illnesses follow these tips: • Dress for the heat. Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing (light...

 
 News    July 13, 2010

LSHS stadium right on schedule

Lake Stevens High School’s new football stadium is moving right along. The stadium has progressed nicely since the old one was torn down last Fall. Students will return to school in September with...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    July 13, 2010

Local women team up to raise money for breast cancer awareness

Betsy Hunt (L) and Judy Haedt (R) training on the Centennial Trail for the 3-day 60 mile walk. Lake Stevens residents Betsy Hunt and Judy Haedt are holding a yard sale to help fund breast cancer...

 
 Opinions    July 13, 2010

Your Letters for July 14, 2010

Regatta attendees thank Lake Stevens and its residents Dear Editor, As a seasoned bystander and participant of many Northwest Regional Rowing Competitions, I feel qualified to say that the city of Lake Stevens and the Lake Steven’s Rowing Club did...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

Designer earns color certification

Distinctive Interior Designs of Lake Stevens proudly announces that Kelly DuByne has earned her color certification through Sensational Color For Your Home. This certification enhances DuByne’s color knowledge and enables her to bring more...

 
 By Don C Brunell    Opinions    July 13, 2010

Voters Can Reset Government This Fall

The lame argument of this election year is if private stores like Costco are allowed to sell liquor, underage drinking will explode. According to opponents of privatizing liquor sales in Washington, only state-owned and run liquor stores can keep boo...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    July 13, 2010

A refresher course in roundabout etiquette

Remember when Lake Stevens got their first roundabout? Folks would sneak up to the entrance and slowly glide into the lane feeling uncomfortable because they didn’t stop as they always had before....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

Yachtsmen Outboards opens

Charlie Lewis represents the second generation of the Lewis family to be in the outboard repair business and now his company has set-up shop right here in Lake Stevens. With the current economic situation a lot of people are relying on their...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

Music teachers honored at convention

Washington State Music Teachers’ Association held their annual convention from June 21 to June 25 in Olympia. WSMTA is part of the large MTNA, mainly an organization of independent music teachers. Jane Campbell and Iris Ingram of Lake Stevens were...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

L.S. Railroad collecting food at Downtown Farmer’s Market

Beginning now patrons of the weekly Farmer’s Market can help their neighbors in need while they enjoy music on the lake, delicious organic produce and fresh flowers. The Lake Stevens Railroad will be collecting donations from 5 p.m. to sunset,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

Heating bill assistance still available

Families that are still paying past-due amounts on heating bills can breathe a sigh of relief. The Snohomish County Energy Assistance Program can help with funding for low to moderate-income families. “If your household still has a heat bill left...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 13, 2010

Haggen’s Helps Raise $42,283 for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Customers of Haggen Food & Pharmacy and TOP Food & Drug stores recently donated $42,283 to Seattle Children’s Hospital. Haggen and TOP Food stores in Washington offered Miracle Balloons for $1 apiece from June 2-15 as a fundraiser for...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 13, 2010

G.F. Alfy’s Pizza owners celebrate two years in local pizza biz

Sherri Pribble-Jones and her family bought the Granite Falls Alfy’s Pizza just two short years ago and in that time they have become a fixture in the Granite Falls community providing great food...