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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    September 13, 2010

Vikings dominate at Kamiak, 23-9

Featuring several key players who were not in the lineup for Lake’s season-opening win at Cascade, the Vikings looked much sharper in beating Kamiak 23-9 last Friday at Mukilteo’s Frank...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    September 13, 2010

Short-handed Vikings win football opener vs. Cascade

At times ragged and inconsistent, the Vikings opened the 2010 football season with a non-league 21-13 win over Cascade last Friday at Everett Memorial Stadium. No surprise there, given that Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    September 13, 2010

Holy Cross Lutheran looking for choir members

Sopranos! Altos! Tenors! Basses! Holy Cross Lutheran Church Choir is looking for new members. If you sing or have sung in a high school or college choir, don’t let your talent be wasted—join the choir. Why do people sing in church...

 
 By Colquitt Nash    Columns    September 13, 2010

Hardened Conscience

On April 22, 1831, the reign of terror in the waters of the West Indies and South America by the pirate Charles Gibbs ended at the end of a rope on Ellis’ Island in New York. During his career as a pirate, Gibbs is said to have killed over 400...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    September 13, 2010

Church offers end of summer concert, ice cream social

On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. at Everett’s First Presbyterian Church, Summer Aire, a group of musicians including singers from the Everett Chorale, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church and others who wanted to sing...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    September 13, 2010

Rowing club memorializes one of their own

The rain and cloudy skies didn’t stop the Lake Stevens Rowing Club from memorializing Dave Balbirona on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 12. Balbirona lost his life in an accident with a ski boat...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 13, 2010

Honor, freedom and the American Spirit

Hearts were full of appreciation as eyes shed tears of gratitude at the September 11 Memorial Ceremony for those who were lost on that life-changing day only nine short years ago. American Legion...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 13, 2010

Gathering in community service helps hundreds remember 9-11

Families gathered at Lake Stevens City Hall on Saturday in an effort to heed President Obama’s call for a Day of Remembrance and Service. The LDS church group painted both City Hall and the Perm...

 
 Lights & Sirens    September 13, 2010

Lights and Sirens -September 15, 201-

Criminal Trespass, 08/31/2010, 2800 block Hartford Road A criminal trespass report was filed for additional investigation after officers responded to a suspicious complaint where the caller reported hearing shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located...

 
 Opinions    September 13, 2010

Your Letters

Government needs to step back to take care of economic crisis Dear Editor, It has been reported that one in six Americans are receiving government financial assistance. The unemployment nationwide is 9.5 percent even after TARP, Stimulus, Auto...

 
 Opinions    September 13, 2010

A jobs strategy that both parties can agree on

We’re nearly three years into the recession—and our economy still shows few signs of life. The Department of Labor just announced that the country shed 131,000 jobs in July. Unemployment now stands at 9.5 percent. It’s not...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    September 13, 2010

No Place for Civics in WA Classrooms?

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Is Washington doing a good enough job raising informed citizens and future voters? As kids go back to school, one thing they are not necessarily learning is how their state and local governments work. Civics is part of some classes,...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    September 13, 2010

Report: Odds of More Rain, Floods, Fires in WA

SEATTLE - August was the second hottest month in 30 years for planet Earth, and will now be drenched, according to researchers, who also advise Washingtonians to look for a soggier-than-normal fall. A new report blames these extremes, at least in...