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Articles from the August 21, 2012 edition

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 By Telegraph.co.uk    News    August 21, 2012

A SPORTING ADVANTAGE

The battle of the bulge it would seem is never ending but as far as America is concerned, this is more than a battle - this is a full throttle war. Americans are some of the unhealthiest people on...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 21, 2012

Professional basketball is coming to Cavelero

Cheer up hoop fans, professional basketball is back! The highly charismatic Washington Rampage basketball team has returned this year with a new home court, stronger talent, and a new attitude. This is the team to watch when it’s time to hit...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 21, 2012

Early Release Fridays extended

Early release Fridays have changed from a 60 minute early release to an 85 minute early release for all Lake Stevens schools. In order to accommodate for the extra 25 minutes of early release time and not lose instructional time, the school day will...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 21, 2012

LSHS football players lend a helping hand

Defensive Coach Micheal Shea (back right) and Lake Stevens Viking football players Brandon Johnson, Carey Cambell, Mitch Claymore, Travis Chief, Taylor Shea, Andrew Elgen, Jake Fabian and Conner...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 21, 2012

Prepare for road closures in Lake Stevens area

Work began on the 36th Street NE road embankment repair on Aug 20. The work is scheduled to be completed by mid September. During this time the City will pave the overlay of 131st Avenue NE between 20th Street NE and Hartford Road. Pending the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 21, 2012

Olliges earns Eagle Scout rank

Ryan Olliges, of Lake Stevens’ Boy Scout Troop 41. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank a member of the Boy Scouts of America can achieve. Only...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 21, 2012

Guns ‘n Hoses softball challenge returns

Make plans to attend the second annual Guns ‘n Hoses Softball Challenge scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, August 25 at the Lake Stevens High School baseball field. Lake Stevens High School is located at 2908 – 113th Avenue NE, Lake Stevens....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 21, 2012

Fire Department Connection thefts costly to property owners

On August 13 the Fire Department connection to the Walgreens store located at 718 - 91st Avenue NE was stolen. The FDC is a “Y” connection that the fire department connects to in order to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 21, 2012

Family Center opens outreach site in G.F.

Granite Falls Family Support Outreach site, located at 9424 Portage Avenue, will open its doors Wednesday, August 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Summer hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beginning in September they will open...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 21, 2012

Croner brothers bring gravity racer ‘home’

Growing up in Lake Stevens in the late 60s was very different than it is today. Just ask Brian and Matt Croner who grew up with a dozen other kids on and around Cedar and Oak Roads. The Croner family...

 
 Opinions    August 21, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for August 22, 2012

Banning guns won’t stop mass murders Dear Editor, It sure seems that in this day and age of mass shootings occurring and dominating headlines across the country, many different emotions are felt. First shock, then sadness and finally anger...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    August 21, 2012

A little kindness can go a long way

It’s true, we all know that showing someone a little kindness does go a long way. It not only serves the receiver but it also lightens the giver’s attitude and usually helps create a day...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    August 21, 2012

Volunteers needed for annual state bicycle and pedestrian count

OLYMPIA –Every autumn for the past four years, a troop of volunteers armed with clipboards and tally sheets have taken to the streets to count the number of people who walk or ride bicycles to their destinations. Volunteers are needed again...