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Articles from the August 20, 2013 edition

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 Sports    August 20, 2013

Football season is back, mark your calendars

7 p.m. Friday, September 6 vs. Glacier Peak at LSHS 7 p.m. Friday, September 13 vs. Marysville-Pilchuck at MPHS 7 p.m. Friday, September 20 vs. Oak Harbor at LSHS 7 p.m. Friday, September 27 vs. Monroe at MonHS 7 p.m. Friday, October 4 vs. Mount...

 
 By William Walles    Columns    August 20, 2013

Have you ever played sardines?

Ever play sardines? It’s one of my favorite games, kind of the reverse of Hide and Go Seek. You have one person who goes hide, and then everyone else playing tries to find that one hider. The game gets its name from what happens when you find...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Sanctuary Ministries Yes! We Care school clothing and school supply giveaway

The sixth annual clothing and school supply giveaway will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, August 24 at Sanctuary Ministries. They will be giving away gently used summer and winter clothing of all sizes for elementary, middle school, and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Phone recycling helps domestic violence victims of Snohomish County

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is recycling cell phones. Cell phones even without service can call 911 when charged. Cell phones may be given to victims of domestic violence to keep them safe. Older phones or phones that are broken,...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Open houses and curriculum nights

Aug. 26 • LSHS Student Registration | Seniors 12 to 3 p.m. Aug. 27 • LSHS Student Registration | New Students, 8 to 11 a.m. | Juniors, 12 to 3 p.m. • Cavelero Stampede Aug. 28 • LSHS Student Registration | New Students, 8 to 11...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Nickerson earns Eagle Scout

Cole Nickerson of Boy Scout Crew 187 has just earned his Eagle Scout after completing his Eagle project which consisted of the construction and installation of an Interpretive sign post and site...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Movie in the Park presented by Bourne Orthodontics

Bourne Orthodontics along with the Lake Stevens Arts Commission is proud to present their first annual Movie in the Park. The event will be held in North Cove Park on Saturday, August 24. Seating will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the movie will air at...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 20, 2013

Londo and son hike Mt. Pilchuck

On August 7, the Lake Stevens Journal ran a story regarding Jay Londo and his son Chris who were preparing to hike Mt. Pilchuck. The pair completed their goal on Tuesday, August 6. “We were...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Local ball game raises support

It will be Lake Stevens Fire versus the Lake Stevens Police Department at the annual Guns ‘n Hoses Softball Challenge this month. The big game is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, August 24 at the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Lifelong resident, McDaniel passes away

Gary McDaniel was born in a humble home in Hartford, Wash. on August 16, 1937 and passed away at home in Lake Stevens, after a brief battle with cancer on August 14, 2013. He enjoyed a happy and...

 
 News    August 20, 2013

Dorn to Release State Testing Results

State Superintendent Randy Dorn will release spring 2013 state testing results at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26, at the John A. Cherberg Senate Office Building in Olympia. The release will consist of results from the spring administration of: the Measurem...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 20, 2013

Fire risk calls for extreme caution

With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, residents are reminded that even seemingly low-risk activities, such as using motorized yard tools, can spark a wildfire. Thirty-seven of the state’s 39 counties have declared burn...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 20, 2013

City of Lake Stevens a step closer to hiring new police chief

After months of searching the City of Lake Stevens is much closer to hiring a new police chief for the city’s 29 person police department. Just last week the city interviewed four very...

 
 Opinions    August 20, 2013

YOUR LETTERS | August 21, 2013

Thank you blood donors and life savers Dear Editor, Thank you very much for registering to give blood at the Ebenezer Lutheran Church blood drive on August 7, 2013. A total of 35 donors registered, 28 pints of blood collected and eight first time don...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    August 20, 2013

Political courage and a President’s legacy

At a time when too many politicians are obsessed with their poll numbers and their legacy, Pew Research says Gerald Ford will go down in history as just an “average” president. An “average” rating would devastate most elected...