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Articles from the August 23, 2010 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 23, 2010

Storm repeats title

On Saturday, August 7, 43 Storm swimmers made their way to the Marysville-Pilchuck High School pool to compete in the final meet of the 2009-2010 season, the NCSSL Championships. Each and every swimmer on Storm contributed to this year’s win....

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 23, 2010

Kreft takes third in Seattle Danskin Triathlon

While Lake Stevens was hosting their annual Ironman 70.3 triathlon two weeks ago, Lake Stevens resident Kelsey Kreft was competing in the Seattle Danskin Triathlon. The Seattle Danskin Triathlon is a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 23, 2010

Hutchinson wins gold in track and field

Anthony Hutchinson, 10, from Lake Stevens, participated in the 2010 Hershey Track and Field Games on August 7 in Hershey, Penn. Hutchinson placed third in the standing long jump for the second year...

 
 By Rene Whipple    Columns    August 23, 2010

Developing faith in Jesus Christ

Faith in Jesus Christ determines purpose and action in our lives. Consider the situation of Jeremiah, a prophet in the Old Testament, who was literally stuck in the mire. Jeremiah was cast into a deep dungeon where there was “no water, but...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 23, 2010

School District announces important school dates

The Lake Stevens School District announces important back-to-school dates. Please mark your calendars for these events which will take place before the first day of school. The Lake Stevens School District’s Calendar and Handbook for 2010...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 23, 2010

Rower loses his life on Lake Stevens

Tragedy struck the waters of Lake Stevens for a second summer in a row. On Thursday, August 19, at approximately 7:40 p.m., a ski boat, driven by a 17-year-old Lake Stevens boy, collided into a Lake...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 23, 2010

New Born Learning Trail opens in Lake Stevens

Playing games and having conversations with parents is vital to the future of toddlers and preschoolers and the Lake Stevens Education Foundation has made it easy and fun for parents and children to p...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 23, 2010

LSHS stadium open house

The public is invited to tour the new Lake Stevens High School Stadium Facility on Thursday, Sept. 2, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The facility will be open for self guided tours and punch and cookies will be served. Mark your calendars too for the grand...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 23, 2010

L.S. homeboys both to be on November ballot

Last week’s primary elections validated the performances of two local boys, Representative Mike Hope and Senator Steve Hobbs, as they both move forward in their campaigns to keep their seats in...

 
 Entertainment    August 23, 2010

THE DINOSAURS ARE COMING TO MONROE!

WHO: World Famous Days of the Dinosaur WHAT: An exciting interactive exhibit featuring life size animatronic dinosaurs that take the audience on a journey back 65 million years to the Jurassic Period. Also features an interactive area where kids can...

 
 Lights & Sirens    August 23, 2010

Lights and Sirens-August 25

Burglary, 08/03/2010, 800 blk of Sunnyside Blvd A 47-year-old female had charges referred to the Court for Residential Burglary. An officer responded to the complaint where a 56-year-old male reported that his ex-wife of several years went into his...

 
 Opinions    August 23, 2010

Your Letters-August 25, 2010

Military troops are hamstrung Dear Editor, General Stanley McChrystal was replaced by General David Petraeus because of insubordination expressed by General McChrystal’s staff to a Rolling Stone reporter. Although extremely poor judgment was...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    August 23, 2010

Relationships - Crazy and stupid

So I found myself in the self-improvement section of a bookstore. If I was honest with myself, I’d have to say that I wasn’t there to improve myself, I was there to find something that would improve everyone else. In today’s world...

 
 By Rebecca Johnson    Opinions    August 23, 2010

Community should be treated with respect when visiting public places

I took my kids to the park today. We rode our bikes around the lake and had a wonderful time. That is until we ran into two twenty something’s. We rode past and one of them said the ‘f word’, I turned and looked at him and he...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    August 23, 2010

Boating tragedy strikes many in Lake Stevens

Police lights and flying helicopters surrounded the lake last week when a tragic boating accident took the life of a long-time Lake Stevens man. Onlookers stationed themselves in North Cove Park...

 
 News    August 23, 2010

Cascadia Community College is now enrolling students for a grant-funded two-quarter Energy Audit Specialist Certificate program that will begin on September 27, 2010. Funding is provided by a grant received by the Washington Workforce Training and...