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Articles from the July 16, 2013 edition

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 Columns    July 16, 2013

How to find lost life-insurance policies

Dear Savvy Senior, When my father passed away we thought he had a life insurance policy, but we haven’t been able to track it down. Do you know of any resources that might help? Searching Family Dear Searching, Lost or forgotten life-insurance...

 
 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Columns    July 16, 2013

OUT TO PASTOR | TRYING TO KEEP MY SANITY IN A POLITICALLY CORRECT WORLD

All through my life, I have been awkward when talking to someone of the opposite gender. I had thought by the time I got to this stage of life, post-young, I would have left a lot of this behind. Just when I think I have a good handle on this...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Road closures in effect this weekend

Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens Triathlon will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2013 with an Ironkids Fun Run Saturday, July 20 at 9 a.m. The following road closures will be in effect: Saturday July 20, 2013: Main St. the entrance to the Lake Mall Shopping...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Put your leadership skills into action by volunteering on Snohomish County’s Council on Aging

The Snohomish County Council on Aging (COA) is seeking vibrant new members for terms beginning January 2014. Snohomish County residents interested in the needs and issues facing older persons and younger persons with disabilities are asked to apply...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

LSFC able to help with PSE vouchers

Beginning next week, the Lake Stevens Family Center will be able to assist low-income families in the Lake Stevens School District area with Puget Sound Energy vouchers. This resource is good only for families that use gas for heating their homes....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Looking for local host families

Do you have an interest in learning about other cultures? Does finding out about people in other parts of the world intrigue you? Do you love to share your America with visitors from other parts of the world? PAX Foundation a high school...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Local boys become Hoopfest champs

Four sixth grade boys from Lake Stevens joined Hoopfest in Spokane and went undefeated to become Hoopfest champions. They went 5-0 overall. Hoopfest is the largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament in the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 16, 2013

Lake Stevens Police combined efforts to apprehend two murder suspects

Combining resources makes solving crimes more efficient Over the last few weeks Lake Stevens has lost two young women to homicide. These two murders have kept the Lake Stevens Police Detectives, and...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    July 16, 2013

Lake Stevens gets a dose of Rock and Roll

Irish rock band The VooDoos headlining Aquafest Lake Stevens is about to get a little bit more rock and roll. Irish Rock group The VooDoos have graced the stages of local venues such as The Moore...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Lake Stevens’ Downey vying for the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

Haley Downey, 16, of Lake Stevens, will be among fifty-three of the country’s most talented, bright and beautiful young women, ages 13 to 17, in Orlando, Flor. to compete in the Miss...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

IRONKIDS Fun Run coming to town as part of IRONMAN weekend

Benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Stevens The inaugural UnitedHealthcare IRONKIDS Lake Stevens Fun Run will take place Saturday, July 20 at 9 a.m. at North Cove Park located at 1812 Main Street for athletes between the ages of 3 and 15....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Classic Car Show Presented by Lake Stevens Automotive

Enjoy the nostalgia of both old classics and new customs at this year’s Car Show on the grass! Take the shuttle or walk to North Lake Middle School’s Track Field (2202 123rd Ave. NE – follow signs) on Sunday, July 28 between 9 a.m....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    July 16, 2013

L.S. has lost many of those who do good, need others to step up

I love living and working here in Lake Stevens and I feel blessed to be a part of a community that comes together for the good of others. Over the last few weeks I have been honored to witness the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

City of Lake Stevens announces upcoming updates to 2012 construction codes

The City of Lake Stevens is expected to adopt updated Building and Fire Codes. These codes are a set of rules that specify the minimum acceptable level of safety for constructed objects such as...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

Annual Firefighters’ pancake breakfast benefiting Foster family

Lake Stevens Fire will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast at the downtown fire station located at 12409 21st Street NE, Lake Stevens. Firefighters will be serving up pancakes Saturday and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 16, 2013

17th Annual Rotary Duck Dash

Look for a couple of “Quacks” wandering this year’s festival and enter to win your chance at some great prizes. Prizes to be announced. Race is scheduled for Sunday, July 28 at 3 p.m. Need not be present to win. Prizes not...

 
 Opinions    July 16, 2013

YOUR LETTERS | JULY 17, 2013

Legacy building; Friendship buying Dear Editor, At a grocery store last week, I saw a fellow staring at a package labeled “turkey bacon.” Neither of us had ever seen a piece of turkey sliced from a hog, and I pointed out that...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    July 16, 2013

Military news a mixed bag for Washington’s economy

Military installations and defense contractors are taking the brunt of the automatic budgets cuts mandated by sequestration. Why should we care? Washington has major bases and military suppliers such as Boeing. They contribute more than $13 billion t...