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Articles from the September 20, 2010 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    September 20, 2010

Vikings christen new stadium with comeback 37-30 win vs. Inglemoor

Lake Stevens Vikings christened their brand new, state of the art stadium last Friday night with a game as impressive and exciting as the occasion, treating a buzzed, packed house to a 37-30 comeback...

 
 News    September 20, 2010

Relay For Life introduces committee

The non-profit American Cancer Society’s signature event the Relay for Life is coming to Lake Stevens for the first time, May 14 and 15, 2011. On Sunday, Sept. 12 a meet and greet for the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 20, 2010

Local Rotarians visit Guatemala to provide health care

The Rotary Club of Lake Stevens is deeply involved in an international collaboration that will help children in rural Guatemala access health care as well as providing education and resources to help their families gain new skills and improve their...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 20, 2010

Local Cub Scouts collect donations for Food Bank

Cub Scout Pack 43 of Lake Stevens collected $228 and 763.81 pounds of non-perishable food from the customers of the Frontier Village Safeway on Friday, Sept 10 and Saturday, Sept. 11. This was a part...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    September 20, 2010

Lake Stevens Fire District loses its Fire Chief

Chief Gary Faucett The Lake Stevens Fire District Commissioners have voted to terminate their contract with Lake Stevens Fire District Chief Gary Faucett. The decision to fire the chief, using the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    September 20, 2010

Former L.S. Councilmember Blackwell passes away at age 80

John “Jack” Donavon Blackwell, a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve, Retired passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010. Blackwell was born on August 8, 1930. Blackwell passed away peacefully at home after a valiant 10 year...

 
 Lights & Sirens    September 20, 2010

Lights and Sirens-September 22, 2010

Taking Motor Vehicle without Permission, 09/05/2010, 11600 34th Street NE A 15-year-old male had criminal charges referred to the court for taking a motor vehicle without permission. Officers were dispatched to a vehicle theft complaint and upon...

 
 Opinions    September 20, 2010

YOUR | LETTERS-September 22, 2010

Death by police may be too much force in some cases Dear Editor, Last week was certainly a very deadly week in our area. We had six violent encounters involving our police within six days. It seems that stun guns and deadly weapons are being used...

 
 Columns    September 20, 2010

And it was Good

Laura on Life I’ve often wondered what God was thinking when He made the human body. There are strokes of genius combined with what couldn’t be anything other than a practical joke. We’ve long known that He has a healthy sense of hu...

 
 By Don C Brunell    Opinions    September 20, 2010

Washington students would benefit from charter schools

In the competition for $3.4 billion in education grants under President Obama’s Race to the Top, Washington is near the bottom. We ranked 32nd out of the 36 states that applied. While the Race to the Top program stresses innovative reform and s...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    September 20, 2010

It’s time to cut the budget – shouldn’t this have been done earlier?

With a $520 million shortfall predicted for Washington state through mid-2011, Governor Christine Gregoire has signed an executive order for state agency cuts. The state is actually going to bring in...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    September 20, 2010

Mortgage Delinquencies: Less Stigma, More Walk-Aways?

KIRKLAND, Wash. - At least one in five homeowners owes more on their mortgage than their home is worth, and an increasing number think it's okay to walk away from that mortgage. A Pew Research Center survey found that about two-thirds of respondents...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    September 20, 2010

Study: Community Clinics can be Drivers for Jobs, Growth

SEATTLE - When health care reform is fully in place in four years, it will mean almost 13,000 additional jobs for Washington in Community Health Centers, according to a new study from the Center for American Progress. Study author and Associate...

 
 By Soundbite Services    News    September 20, 2010

Moving "Green Lighting" Beyond Compact Fluorescents

Think green these days and the light bulb that comes on is increasingly a swirly CFL. Those compact fluorescent light bulbs are proven to save money and energy, but some researchers say they're no silver bullet. Beyond concerns about the amount of...