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Articles from the September 17, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    September 17, 2012

Cheetah girls kicked it in Oregon

The Granite Falls Cheetah’s girls U-14 soccer team competed in the 2012 Nike Mt. Hood Challenge in Oregon put on by the Willamette United Soccer Club August 17-19, 2012. The team won the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 17, 2012

Lake Stevens Education Foundation will be calling for Kids

October 1 through 4, 2012 the Lake Stevens Education Foundation will conduct the Third Annual “Calling for Kids” Campaign. Their goal is to raise $40,000. Your gift of $5 to $500 will make a significant difference to our students and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 17, 2012

L.S. Boys & Girls Club celebrates back-to-school

The Back to school BBQ at the Boys and Girls Club on Friday, August 31 brought several hundred kids together for lots of food and fun. The event was sponsored by Albertsons and its employees Dave Carlson, Andrea Goegon and George Batrack. Boys and...

 
 By Rev. James L. Snyder    Columns    September 17, 2012

My humble effort at stimulating the economy

All we hear these days are complaining about the economy and nobody seems to be doing anything about it. Politicians talk about it all the time and yet do nothing creative in the area of improving our economy. If you could put all the political...

 
 Columns    September 17, 2012

Local church reap tons of potatoes

Holy Cross Catholic Church parishioners were able to harvest more than 15 tons of potatoes over the Labor day weekend during their annual potato harvest for the local area food banks. All 30,000 lbs....

 
 By Staff    Lights & Sirens    September 17, 2012

Lights and Sirens for September 19, 2012

The police department responded to 627 incidents in the week of September 2, 2012 through September 8, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: DV Harassment, 09/02/12, 100 block of 91st Ave. SE Charges are being...

 
 By Your Letters    Opinions    September 17, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for September 19th, 2012

Good Samaritan eases loss of family dog Dear Editor, I write this public thank you with a very heavy heart. On the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend our family suffered a tremendous loss. Our beloved Miniature Dachshund of 13 years ‘Peanut’...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    September 17, 2012

My 700th

This is my 700th column. Yes, I number them for no other reason than they are easier to find on my computer. People number things like birthdays and anniversaries to remind them just how long it’s been since they could put their toes in their m...

 
 By Todd Myers    Opinions    September 17, 2012

Free market environmentalism that works to help the environment

When it comes to helping the environment, politicians like to tell us that without them, businesses would severely damage the environment—recklessly using resources in the search of profit. The simple truth, however, is that companies have...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    September 17, 2012

Durable lane striping coming soon to I-5 through Marysville

Durable lane striping coming soon to I-5 through Marysville MARYSVILLE - Crews are gearing up for a lane striping makeover on seven miles of Interstate 5 through Marysville. Drivers should plan for four straight nights of lane closures, weather...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    September 17, 2012

Settlement Reached on WA State Workers' Largest Contract

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A tentative collective bargaining agreement for about 30,000 Washington state government workers was reached over the weekend. It includes ending a three-percent pay cut next year that state workers had to take in 2011. In the...