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Articles from the August 28, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    August 28, 2012

Lake Stevens volleyball players earn accolades on the sand

Players from Lake Volleyball Club earned accolades this summer on the sand on the local, national and international level. Thirteen year old Bailey Nelson had to travel all the way to Portland just...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Middle level students are ready to lead their peers

Students from North Lake Middle School, Lake Stevens Middle School, and Cavelero Mid High learning leadership skills. Local students from North Lake Middle School, Lake Stevens Middle School, and...

 
 Sports    August 28, 2012

2012-2013 VIKING FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Aug, 31 - 7 p.m. vs. Glacier Peak @ Glacier Peak High School , Snohomish WA Sept, 7 - 7 p.m. vs. Marysville Pilchuck @ Lake Stevens High School Sept, 14 - 7 p.m. vs. Oak Harbor @ Oak Harbor High...

 
 By Jim Miller    Columns    August 28, 2012

Savvy Senior

Dear Worried, Telemarketing fraud is a big problem in the United States, particularly among seniors who tend to be the most vulnerable and frequently targeted. Here’s what you should know, along with some tips to help protect your mom. Phone...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    August 28, 2012

Keeping the Faith: A Hollywood Revival

When I was a young college student I had the opportunity to go with a friend to a “revival” in the town of Hollywood, Georgia. That’s right, there is such a place: Hollywood, Georgia. “On a clear night you can see all the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Protect students as they head back to school

With summer coming to an end and the start of the school year just around the corner, Lake Stevens Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish County reminds parents and drivers to do their part to keep kids safe as they walk to school. Parents should be proactive...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Mark your calendars for Oktoberfest

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce will be presenting Oktoberfest for families again this year the weekend of September 28, 29 and 30. Davis Shows will be bringing in carnival rides, there will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

LSHS student helping Taylor Bridge fire victims

Meghan Brinkerhoff is a junior at Lake Stevens High School who has turned her compassion into hope for those suffering in the Taylor Bridge Fire. “After reading about so many families losing their homes, animals scared and displaced, and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Lake Stevens Sewer encouraging customers to use their online system

The Lake Stevens Sewer District wants to help you go paperless by using their online mail and bill paying system at no additional cost to their customers. If you sign up for the Sewer District’s doxo Connect during the months of September and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Lake Stevens Kiwanis add two new members

Dave Minch, Past Lt. Governor; Shannon Torres, new member; Wilma Daniels, new member sponsor; new member Chris Larson and Ron McEntire, President of Kiwanis. The Kiwanis Club added two new members on...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Lake Stevens Chamber to hold candidate forum

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual Political Candidate Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lake Stevens School District Educational Services Center located at 12309 22nd St. NE. Lunch will be served at a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Level III sex offender released in Granite Falls

Kenneth Dee Stewart, 26, a level III sex offender was released from jail on August 1, 2012 on is now residing on the 13700 block of Forest Way in Granite Falls. According to official documents...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 28, 2012

L.S. School District summer lunch program feeds hundreds

Lake Stevens School District’s Summer Lunch program was a huge success serving 1,773 meals in 29 days at Hillcrest Elementary School. The program did so well, in fact, that they are planning...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    August 28, 2012

Fire and Police compete to help local charities

The second annual Guns and Hoses Softball tournament took place on Saturday, August 25 at the Lake Stevens High School new baseball field. Lake Stevens Fire District and Lake Stevens Police got...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

Blankets and towels needed for domestic violence victims

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is seeking new or very gently used twin blankets and towels for victims of domestic abuse and their children. Items may be dropped off at the New and Again Thrift Shoppe located at 3116 Rucker Ave.,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    August 28, 2012

9/11 Memorial service to be held on Sept. 8

American Legion Post 181 will be holding their annual 9/11 Memorial Service at the downtown War Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. Lake Stevens Police, and Fire District along with the City of Lake Stevens will join in the presentation. Never...

 
 By Staff    Lights & Sirens    August 28, 2012

Lights and Sirens for August 28, 2012 issue

The police department responded to 513 incidents in the week of August 12, 2012 through August 18, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Assault 4° Domestic Violence (DV), 08/13/12, 3300 blk of 92nd Dr .NE...

 
 Opinions    August 28, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for August 28, 2012

Military family missing their American flag Dear Editor, This is a letter to the people of Lake Stevens, Snohomish and Granite Falls. Both my wife and I served in the United States military. I served 20 years and my wife served 21 years. We both love...

 
 By Eve Rutherford, Dds    Opinions    August 28, 2012

Kids don’t have to get cavities

As a dentist and mother of young children, I get lots of questions from parents about how to take care of baby teeth. This tells me that parents are increasingly aware that oral health is an important part of their child’s overall health. In...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    August 28, 2012

Is Armstrong right in not fighting doping allegations?

No, I am not a cycler and honestly I am amazed at those who love the sport and choose to ride hundreds of miles on a bike with the seat the size of a Frisbee. While this is not exactly what I would...