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Articles from the August 27, 2014 edition

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 Sports    August 27, 2014

Be Loud, Be Proud, Be Positive, GO Vikings!

As our community gears up for the 2014-2015 school year, our Lake Stevens High School Viking Football team has been practicing hard for their upcoming season opener September 5th and the Jamboree...

 
 By Desiree Cahoon    News    August 27, 2014

Living with ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

It was Thursday, almost time to call it a day, when I took a call from a young lady very excited about the Ice Bucket Challenge she and her friends from the Lake Stevens Vikings Cheer Team were going...

 
 By Desiree Cahoon    Columns    August 27, 2014

omething about Mary.....Kester, that is

ke Mary Kester. She comes from a different generation where people stay with an employer for thirty plus years. A generation when getting married meant staying married. And so it is Mary Kester has...

 
 Columns    August 27, 2014

Letters To The Editor

Dear Editor, Bourne Orthodontics would like to thank the community for coming out to join us for our 2nd annual Movie in the Park.  Along with the Arts Commission and all the wonderful people that work for the City of Lake Stevens it was a...

 
 By Rebecca Hoch-Cotributing Writer    Columns    August 27, 2014

Dog Park Diary

Technically, everyday at the dog park is good. Why? Because your dog is outside, off-leash, happily sniffing and peeing everywhere. However, there are factors that enhance the experience. For instance...

 
 By Contributing Writer    Education    August 27, 2014

ABCs of Back-To-School Health

Avoid potential health hazards before hitting the books Local families are scrambling to check off their back-to-school lists, buying supplies, clothes and more. But doctors say it’s important to add one more item to that list -- a checkup for...

 
 By Contributed By-LS Fire Department    Education    August 27, 2014

Start The Back To School Season Safely

As summer comes to an end and school starts on Wednesday, September 3rd, Lake Stevens Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County want to remind parents and drivers to keep children safe as they go back to school.   Families should make safety a priority...

 
 By Contributed by Ann Muchoney    Education    August 27, 2014

So. LS Grange Awards Most Improved Readers

Members of South Lake Stevens Grange #690 along with teachers, parents and friends celebrated the accomplishments of six elementary students this past summer.  The award is for the most improved reader in each of the Lake Stevens elementary...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

EVENTS

vergreen State Fair - Fairs and festivals Arts and crafts, animal barns, carnival, concerts and more. See website for schedule, details. Cost: $8 for adults in advance; $10 at gate; $6 seniors and youth in advance; $7 at gate, free for ages 5 and...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

VOLUNTEER

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, seeks people age 55 and over for a variety of volunteer opportunities. We are looking for volunteers specifically to help in schools as tutors, mentors or...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

COMMUNITY

Spirit of Snohomish County Breakfast, Registration open - On Wednesday, Oct. 1 United Way of Snohomish County will continue our tradition of recognizing individuals and organizations that are truly helping to improve people’s lives in Snohomish...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

SENIORS

Perfectly Knotty Sit & Stitch: First Tuesday of the month 6pm @ The Village 302 North Alder Avenue, Granite Falls, WA 98252. Hosted by Perfectly KnottyΩ 425.273.5563 Ω 101 East Stanley Street Ste. B Granite Falls, WA 98252 Ω Su...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

FAMILY

Everett Youth Symphony Orchestra – young musicians ages 6-21: woodwinds, brass, percussion and strings. Now Scheduling Auditions for 2014-2015 season and our 50th Anniversary Celebration! The joy of creating grand symphonic music and wonderful new...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

CLASSES

The Checkerboard Squares Square Dance Club is starting beginner level square dances at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St. in Edmonds, classes are from 6-8 Sunday nights until March. First lesson is free, after that they are $5.00 each, dress is...

 
 Calendar    August 27, 2014

MEETINGS

Weight Loss: Mondays, 6:45 pm, Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a non-profit very affordable weight loss support group. Meetings are at Ebenezer Lutheran Church (Fireside room) at 117th Ave N and 22nd NE in Lake Stevens. Info: Marilyne (206) 817-0913...