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Articles from the September 13, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Columns    September 13, 2011

LDS church members hold annual Northwest Day of Service

In remembrance of the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001 local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will join members throughout the Northwest in a Day of Service. On Saturday, Sept. 17, these members, also known as Mormons or...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    September 13, 2011

Healthy Living classes start soon

Healthy Living Class (God’s Purpose for You - a First Place 4 Health study) starts Wednesday, September 21, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at Sanctuary Ministries on the first and third Wednesdays of the month and you are invited. This study will...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

State job vacancies reach high

In April, job vacancies in Washington state reached their highest point in three years, according to a new report by the Employment Security Department. An estimated 60,087 vacant jobs were available, an increase of 55 percent from a year earlier...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Police and Fire battle at a fundraising softball game

Lake Stevens Police will be playing off against Lake Stevens Fire at a softball game on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. The Guns versus Hoses competition will raise donations for the Lake Stevens Food Bank and the Lake Stevens Family Center. Come to...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 13, 2011

Lake Stevens remembers 9/11

It was a beautiful, sunny morning in September only 10 short years ago when the world as we knew it then came to a screeching halt as two commercial jetliners plowed into the Twin Towers in New York....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Annual Let’s Get Acquainted section coming soon

Do people still not know you are here? This is the perfect opportunity for you to tell the community that you are here, how long you’ve been in business, your photo, about you, and much more. Let’s Get Acquainted is one of the Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Human Service organization funds available in L.S.

The City of Lake Stevens’ 2011 budget includes $15,000 to fund human service organizations that serve residents of the City. Organizations interested in applying for the funds must have obtained non-profit status (funding criteria and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

First day of school: What do kids learn?

So imagine doing this: Singing the song “The Wheels on the Bus,” reading along and carefully sounding out each word while the teacher points to the big book, learning the sign language...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Aquafest nominated in King 5’s Best

If you’re one of the 35,000 people who enjoyed their time at this year’s Aquafest, here is your chance to pay it forward. Go to http://best.king5.com/aquafest/biz/604799 and vote for Aquafest as Best Local Event....

 
 Lights & Sirens    September 13, 2011

Lights and Sirens-Sept. 14 2011 issue

Assault 4°, 08/27/11, 1900 blk of 85 DR SE A 34-year-old male was arrested for Assault 4°. Officers were dispatched to a report where the male assaulted his 41-year-old, female neighbor after they had a verbal argument. The male suspect was g...

 
 Opinions    September 13, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS Sept. 14

Redistricting to be completed by November Dear Editor, The Washington State Redistricting Commission recently completed a round of 18 public forums in communities throughout the state. We received many insightful comments both at the forums and...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    September 13, 2011

Boeing’s prospects are bright...for now

You may have missed it, but amidst the global economic turmoil, riots in London and our volatile stock market, there is some good news. Boeing has completed flight tests on its long-delayed 787 Dreamliner and has asked the Federal Aviation...

 
 By Ken Harvey, Communications Director    News    September 13, 2011

Nationally Known Children's Singers Headline Local Literacy Tour

Brier, Wash. — The fans were rapt, on the edge of their seats. As each new number began, some old, some new, they sang along. How could they not? But they were waiting for the big hit — and when it came, finally, it was like a dam broke....

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    September 13, 2011

Rock blasting on I-90 cancelled this week due to fire danger near Snoqualmie Pass

HYAK – Due to high fire danger risk, the U.S. Forest Service advised WSDOT and contractor crews to halt rock blasting operations on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass tonight, Sept. 13. Blasting may be cancelled the rest of the week. Drivers find out...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Small businesses find support at Sno-Isle Libraries

Some of us don’t take technology for granted. Bill Church, owner of Bow Wow Bill’s Dog Services, lives in an area of Arlington that isn’t wired for Internet access. This hasn’t stopped Bow Wow Bill from growing his dog...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Sign up your booth for Oktoberfest

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is bringing Oktoberfest to downtown Lake Stevens on October 14 and 15. Food booth spaces are available for both October 14 and 15 and vendor booth spaces are available on October 15. Applications are available...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Mary Kay consultant becomes Director

Mary Kay Inc. and its subsidiaries provide more than two million women around the world with an unparalleled opportunity for business ownership and personal fulfillment. Victoria Close of Lake Stevens is among the women enjoying economic and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Enjoy a weekend of scrapbooking, support Komen Foundation

Scrapville, located in Snohomish Station is hosting a scrapbooking retreat to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation on October 21 through 23. The cost of each day includes dinner and dessert provided by local restaurants. The cost runs...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 13, 2011

Edward Jones to host financial workshop

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Diana Jackson of Lake Stevens will host a “Financial Workshop: Your Source for Financial Education.” The four-week workshop will assist individuals in setting financial and investment goals. The workshop...