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Articles from the October 2, 2012 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Sports    October 2, 2012

Local boy rides the Mountain Loop

Last year, when Leo Stockham was only 11 years old, he decided that after failing all of the runs in P.E. class at Lake Stevens Middle School, he wanted to change his lifestyle and get healthy. Leo...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    October 2, 2012

Keeping the Faith: In the Mix

Many years ago I wrote an article that one of my newspaper editors entitled, “The Beautiful, Blended Family of God.” It was a delightful little piece that I scribbled down while watching my two young sons play together. My boys are...

 
 Columns    October 2, 2012

Holy Cross Lutheran holds Blessing of Animals

Holy Cross Lutheran Church will have their annual blessing of the animals on Sunday, October 7 at the 10:30 a.m. service and welcomes anyone in the community who would like to attend. Please bring your pets on leashes or in kennels. Holy Cross is...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Senior Center offers variety of classes

The Lake Stevens Senior Center is offering a variety of classes for local seniors. A small donation is requested, for the classes. No membership is required to participate. The LSSC is located at 2302 Soper Hill Road. Classes and times are as...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

PUD holds bulb exchange events for energy savings

Visit Snohomish County Public Utility offices on select days this fall for free energy efficient light bulbs and other resources to help you save money on your energy bills. PUD staff will be on hand to offer energy saving ideas and answer...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 2, 2012

Mt. Pilchuck students join in a Taste of Washington

Ensuring that students have the nutrition they need to be prepared for learning is important and students at Mt. Pilchuck Elementary School got the opportunity to enjoy A Taste of Washington on...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Mobile home fire on Ebey Island

On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 12:45 a.m., Lake Stevens Fire was dispatched to a mobile home fire at 55th Avenue SE and Riverside Avenue on Ebey Island. The fire was reported by a neighbor. Fire department personnel arrived to find an...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Kiwanis to hold spaghetti dinner and raffle for local Boy Scouts Troop 41

Join the Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club on Saturday, October 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ebenezer Lutheran Church for a Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle that will benefit Boy Scout Troop 41. The spaghetti dinner will be prepared by Chef Tony from Buzz Inn and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Home Grown Teachers

In this series on Home Grown Teachers you will meet all of the teachers in Lake Stevens schools who graduated from Lake Stevens High School and have returned to teach in their home town. This feature...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Have two ways out

If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of American households who made an estimate thought they would have at least...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Elle Marie Hair Studio fights breast cancer with Pink Hair for Hope ™

Elle Marie Hair Studio and SHE by SO.CAP.USA, the world’s leading provider of all-natural hair extensions, will be hosting its Annual Pink Hair For Hope™ campaign for the sixth consecutive year. During the month of October, clients who...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Community festival needs your help

Are you looking for a way to get more involved in your community? Do you love the fun and excitement that Aquafest brings to Lake Stevens every year? If you said yes to either of these things then Aquafest committee wants you! The Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

Be an informed voter on state ballot measures

For voters who want to make informed decisions when they cast their vote in November, learning about state ballot measures now will help. Sno-Isle Libraries’ election Web page, www.sno-isle.org/explore/elections, provides links for voters to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 2, 2012

American Cancer Society Relay For Life will hold kickoff rally

Kim Demary kicks off the 2012 Relay for Life Lake Stevens event. On Tuesday, October 9 at 6 p.m., the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Lake Stevens will officially get underway as event...

 
 By Staff    Opinions    October 2, 2012

YOUR LETTERS FOR OCTOBER 3, 2012

Community support raised money for Cure JM Dear Editor, Last weekend the Lake Stevens community came out and showed tremendous support for my daughter Tessa and Cure JM. We asked for yard sale and baked goods donations and were overwhelmed with the...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    October 2, 2012

There is a Better Way to Help Convicted Felons Find a Job

Seattle City Councilman Bruce Harrell is proposing a new law that would prohibit employers from “discriminating” against convicted felons. The law would prevent any employer, whether they are a hospital, school or merchant, from looking...