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Articles from the August 14, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 14, 2012

Pahukoa sisters play for NW Blazers

The Pahukoa sisters. Led by local Lake Stevens standouts Brittney and Brooke Pahukoa, the Northwest Blazers Orange Basketball team, consisting of players from around the Northwest, recently competed...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Lake Stevens plans Back-to-School Resource Fair

The Lake Stevens Family Center is hosting its annual back-to-school resource fair for the children and families in the Lake Stevens School District that are needing help due to financial hardship. On Saturday, August 25, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 14, 2012

Kelliher plays for Area Code Team

Branden Kelliher Lake Stevens High School’s own Branden Kelliher is playing for this year’s Area Code Baseball Team. Kelliher also made the Seattle Mariners Fall Ball team and will go to...

 
 By James J. Jackson    Columns    August 14, 2012

Compromised principles may cost you dearly

Penn State’s beloved long-time winning coach, Joe Paterno was worshipped by many. He taught countless young men to excel on the football field, and pushed them to excel academically. He was a role model to many, and Penn State University took...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Summer picnic in the park

The Lake Stevens Senior Center will have a picnic at Lundeen Park on Friday, August 17 at 11:30 a.m. Members cost is $3.50, guests are $4.50. There is easy access, restrooms, covered shelter and plenty of parking. The park is located at 10020...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Share Your Breakfast

Studies show that breakfast can help kids boost their academic performance – improving behavior, reducing absences and tardiness and increasing focus and physical performance according to resear...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Registration for United Way’s Days of Caring open for local nonprofits and agencies

United Way of Snohomish County is organizing its 19th annual Days of Caring—the largest volunteer event in the county—for Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22. The deadline to register projects is August 31. Local agencies and...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    August 14, 2012

Lake Stevens celebrates National Night Out

Tuesday, Aug. 7, downtown Lake Stevens was packed with community members celebrating National Night Out Against Crime with the Lake Stevens Family Center along with other cities around the country. Th...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Kids Perform Better In School When Parents Get Involved

Children spend five times as much time outside the classroom as they do in school. With all this time away from teachers, it’s important for parents to support their children’s learning....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Household goods needed for domestic violence victims

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking new or very gently used household goods for victims of domestic abuse and their children. Items can include pots and pans, paper towels, toilet paper, new bedding, new towels, new sheet sets,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Back to School drive at Ashley Pointe

Ashley Pointe will be sponsoring a “Back to School” Drive for the Lake Stevens Family Center and will be collecting new donated school supplies. A drop-off box will be placed inside Ashley Pointe at 11117 20th St. NE. Please come to the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Back to School

Parents often struggle to get their children to forgo unhealthy snacks in favor of healthy options. With nearly a third of kids and teens overweight, childhood obesity is now a top health concern...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    August 14, 2012

August 7 Primary election results

The votes are in from the August 7 primary election. This primary election narrowed the choices for Congressional District 1 Representative, Congressional District 2 Representative and Legislative...

 
 Opinions    August 14, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for August 15, 2012

Lake Stevens Police Officers aren’t as young as they look Dear Editor, Regarding contracting police services, Mr. Koziol isn’t forthcoming in that he’s a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy who resides in Lake Stevens and is...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    August 14, 2012

Giving fish a ride helps ensure safe passage, electricity

Some activists believe there is no such thing as a good dam, that we should destroy all dams to restore fish runs, no questions asked. A more balanced approach would be identifying dams we can live with, and dams we can live without. When the Elwha...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    August 14, 2012

Olympics can teach us more than just sports

The 2012 Summer Olympics have come to a close, all of the medals have been awarded and the athletes have all traveled back to their homelands. Every two years, (remember the Winter Olympics will be...

 
 News    August 14, 2012

Blooms around the lake

Pictures of the gardens can be seen at City Hall. 1st Place Mt. Pilchuck Giving Garden $100 gift certificate from Sunnyside Nursery 2nd Place Betty Stead $75 gift certificate from Sunnyside Nursery...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 14, 2012

Aquafest Results - Aquafest classic car show

Best in Show: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Mark Calkins Antique/Nostalgic 1st Place: 1933 Dodge Sedan, Don Abbott Street Rod (Pre-1948) 1st Place: 1923 Ford Model T, Mark Dibble Hot Rod 1st Place: 1956...