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Articles from the September 3, 2013 edition

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 Columns    September 3, 2013

Find and research doctors who accept Medicare

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources are available to help seniors locate and research Medicare doctors? My husband and I are approaching age 65 and need to find a new internist or primary care doctor who accepts Medicare. Our current doctor is not...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    September 3, 2013

KEEPING THE FAITH | Let Your Soul Catch Up

The first Labor Day celebration was observed in New York City in 1882. It was not intended to be the official end of summer. It was a movement to honor “the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 3, 2013

Senior driver class offered through AAA

The AAA Driver Improvement Program is accepting reservations for its refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 3, 2013

LSPD closes several robbery, burglary cases

Over the last year the Lake Stevens Police Department has been busy apprehending suspects in several cases regarding robberies throughout the city. Detectives Dean Thomas and Jared Wachtveitl have...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 3, 2013

Local rider forms team to promote awareness, raise money to fight arthritis

Steve Cardin was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, or EDS, which is a type of arthritis whose effects include joint hypermobility or loose pain and skin manifestations such as hyperextensibility...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 3, 2013

L.S. road closures and boat launch closed

On Saturday, September 7, BuDu Racing will hold a triathlon event in the Downtown Lake Stevens area with approximately 450 participants. The following road closures will be in effect Saturday September 7, 6 a.m. until 12 noon: Main Street from North...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 3, 2013

Is your child ready for kindergarten?

Attention parents: Will your child be READY! for Kindergarten? Come learn about a unique opportunity for Parents of 3-5 year olds in Lake Stevens! READY for Kindergarten is a program for Parents to help you prepare your child for success in school....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 3, 2013

Fire Commissioner Jim Steinruck takes oath

Lake Stevens Fire welcomes Jim Steinruck as the recently appointed Fire Commissioner. Jim Steinruck took his Oath of Office at a Special Commissioner Meeting on Thursday, August 29th. His...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 3, 2013

Community invited to help with annual Day of Service

On Saturday, Sept. 14 the community is invited to join with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to serve in the Lake Stevens community. Projects will begin at City Hall on Main Street. Projects will take place at North Cove...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    September 3, 2013

Is CO2 really the target?

Environmental activists claim they want to reduce production of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. If so, they’re going about it in a very strange way. Take forest management, for example. Anti-forestry activists oppose salvaging dead...

 
 Opinions    September 3, 2013

YOUR LETTERS | September 4, 2013

Thanks to all who enjoyed, helped with Movie in the park Dear Editor, All of us at Bourne Orthodontics would love to thank the City of Lake Stevens along with the Lake Stevens Arts Commission for making our first Annual Movie in the Park possible....