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Articles from the July 24, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

LSSD to hold summer lunch program

Starting Monday, June 25 and running through Friday, August 3 the Lake Stevens School District will be offering free lunch at Hillcrest Elementary School, weekdays from 12 noon to 12:30 p.m.` Any child or teen ages 1 to 18 can receive a free meal...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Local business holding school supply drive

Cerven Dentistry in Granite Falls is now collecting new school supplies for the 2013 school year. Cerven will be accepting donations during August and September. Items can be dropped off at the office at 405 South Granite Ave., during business...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    July 24, 2012

Local church holds city wide food drive

The Snohomish Community Church will be holding a city wide neighborhood food drive on Saturday August 4. All of the food collected will go to support the Lake Stevens Food Bank, which is in dire need of donations this time of the year. The Lake...

 
 By Jan White    Columns    July 24, 2012

In God we still trust

“In God We Trust” – these four words are engraved on the wall of the U.S. House of Representatives and above the south door of the Senate Chambers, as well as our coins and currency.```` Our national motto, “In God We...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 24, 2012

Primary elections have large number of candidates

Primary election ballots should have been delivered to every voter in Snohomish County and there are dozens of candidates running for everything from Governor to Precinct Committee Officers. This...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

LSSD wants your opinion

The Lake Stevens School District has its annual Parent and Community Survey available on its website and is looking for community members to log on and share their opinion. All parents should have received an email from the district that provided a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Local junior football players need your help

The Lake Stevens Purple Junior Vikings Football team is looking for sponsors and donations. The Junior Vikings are made up of a group of boys ranging from 10 to 12 years old that play in the North Sound Junior Football League. Sponsorships and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Local business holding school supply drive

Cerven Dentistry in Granite Falls is now collecting new school supplies for the 2013 school year. Cerven will be accepting donations during August and September. Items can be dropped off at the office at 405 South Granite Ave., during business...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Lake Stevens Musuem exhibiting Washington Resident Bannick’s photography

In a new exhibit, The Owl & the Woodpecker in Washington, at the Lake Stevens Museum, award winning photographer, author, conservationist, and Washington resident Paul Bannick examines the intertwined life histories of owls and woodpeckers and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

L.S. students receive scholarships for U of I

A college education is essential in today’s world, and the University of Idaho is working hard to provide that opportunity. More than 5,400 students have been awarded almost $30 million in scholarship support from the University of Idaho for...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Know your candidates

Jack Follis Last week the Snohomish County Bar Association’s Judicial Bar Poll rated me the most qualified candidate by a margin of more than two to one. Ninety-three percent of judges and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

DIST. 2 Congressional Candidates

DIST. 2 Congressional Candidates Glen S. Johnson As we enter another campaign season, we need to take some time to learn what issues are of interest to the district you live in, as well as where your...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

DIST. 1 Congressional Candidates

Darcy Burner I grew up as the third of five children in a blue collar military family headed by an Air Force veteran and pubic school teacher. My brother served in Iraq. I understand the rural way of...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    July 24, 2012

Citizen and Jr. Citizen of the year named

Serving the community has become a passion Macy Berg Each year the Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce chooses a Junior Citizen of the Year, someone who is 18 years old or younger who has gone...

 
 By Lake Stevens Police Beat    Lights & Sirens    July 24, 2012

Lights and Sirens

The police department responded to 620 incidents in the week of July 8, 2012 through July 14, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Possession of Methamphetamines, 07/09/12, 700 block of 91st Ave. NE A...

 
 Opinions    July 24, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS for July 25, 2012

Elections are getting out of hand Dear Editor, I walked downtown last night and once again those signs are all over the place for one or more persons wanting your vote to elect or re-elect someone or another. The sad part of every election in this...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    July 24, 2012

Health care reform is still a work in progress

The 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the federal health care law doesn’t close the book on health reform. The court ruled that the individual mandate requiring everyone to purchase health insurance is constitutional because the fines...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    July 24, 2012

Teens can make a change for the better

Julia Blum, a 14-year-old ballet dancer who lives in Maine, decided that she was fed up with seeing altered photos on magazines such as Seventeen, where models looked like they had the perfect...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Chalk it Up

Come down to North Cove Park and make your mark. The Lake Stevens Arts Commission hosts budding artists in age categories to design and create chalk art on the sidewalk. The contest will take place on Sunday, July 29 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with...

 
 By Soundbite Services    News    July 24, 2012

Push to "Unpackage America" Gains Momentum

BOULDER, Colo. - For Liz Brown Morgan, recycling just wasn't enough. After noticing her recycling container was overflowing with cardboard and bags that would take energy to be recycled, she began bringing her own containers to grocery stores to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Open Disc Golf Tournament

The eighth annual Aquafest Open Disc Golf Tournament will be held at Catherine Creek Park Disc golf course on Saturday, July 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be two rounds of disc golf with a lunch break between the two. Player’s packs...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    July 24, 2012

Diaper Dash

Have a rugrat in the house? Bring the little crawler to the 8th Annual Rotary Diaper Dash to support literacy on Sunday, July 29 at 11 a.m. in North Cove Park during Sunday Family FunFest. Crawling babies compete against others of the same age to...