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Articles from the October 4, 2010 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    October 4, 2010

Lake Stevens waterskier hosts event for kids with special needs on private lake

Attendees at “A Day to Remember” pose for the camera on a innertube. Jill Knutson, Lake Stevens’ professional waterskier has been skiing local lakes for years. Now she is giving...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    October 4, 2010

Turnovers, Arlington’s big play deal Vikings 36-28 loss

Tyler Reside’s parents were part of a solemn pregame ceremony at Lake last Friday night, honoring the tragically fallen Viking of last year’s team. With Viking players wearing...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    October 4, 2010

Good News for Drunks, Dunces, and Dumbos

One of the more amazing men I ever met was a drunk. I am sorry I only knew him for a moment. The brief time we shared together was a hurried prayer as he lay on an Emergency Room gurney. Minutes later he was unconscious, and two days later he was...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 4, 2010

Young local fisherman wins big at Coho Derby

The Doty family of Lake Stevens, fished the Everett Coho derby the weekend of Sept. 18. Trevor, 8, who loves the outdoors and is an avid fisherman, took fifth place in the Coho Derby kids division....

 
 By Kevin Hulten    News    October 4, 2010

The Ike Special:Vikings’ on-field actions inspire a nation

“You have a choice to join the football team, but after that, there’s no choice - you become a leader. We’ve lost a friend. Tyler is gone, okay? And now everyone will look to you...

 
 News    October 4, 2010

Local Relay for Life holds first annual kick-off

“Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back” was shouted consistently throughout Sunday’s Relay for Life Lake Stevens first annual kick-off event held at the Lake Stevens Fire District’s...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 4, 2010

Glenwood students receive a web of excitement

The Penta Web has landed! Multiple years of fundraising has paid off for the students at Glenwood Elementary. A spider web of fun was installed on the playground at Glenwood over the summer. When the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 4, 2010

Brown receives Eagle Scout award

Kyle Christopher Brown accepts his Eagle Scout. On September 11, 2010 Kyle Christopher Brown of the Mt. Baker Council Venturing Crew 222 received his Eagle award at a special Court of Honor held in...

 
 Entertainment    October 4, 2010

STOMP The Smash Hit Returns To STG's Paramount Theatre With New Surprises

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) presents STOMP, the international sensation returning to The Paramount Theatre November 9-14, 2010 with six shows. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now...

 
 Entertainment    October 4, 2010

SINGLE TICKET ON SALE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE BRIGHT, INSPIRING CLASSIC, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

What: Anne of Green Gables By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman Where: In Issaquah: Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front Street North Issaquah, WA 98027 In Everett: Everett Performing Arts Center 2710 Wetmore Avenue Everett, WA 98201 When:...

 
 Entertainment    October 4, 2010

Disney on Ice at Comcast Arena Celebrates the holidays

Everyone’s Favorite Holidays and Festivals From Around the World Come Together in One Show! Disney On Ice Gives Audiences a Magical Medley of Holidays in “Let’s Celebrate!” Who: All New Disney On Ice Presents Let’s...

 
 News    October 4, 2010

Red Cross Offers Pet First Aid Classes

The Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering Pet CPR/First Aid classes October 7 and November 4 at its 2530 Lombard Avenue offices. “I can’t imagine having to stand by and watch my cat (or dog) hurting without being...

 
 Lights & Sirens    October 4, 2010

Lights and Sirens

Driving with License Suspended, 09/19/2010, 10100 blk Lundeen Parkway A 28-year-old male was issued a criminal citation for driving with a suspended license. While on patrol, an officer observed a vehicle being driven by a male without a valid...

 
 Opinions    October 4, 2010

YOUR | LETTERS October 6 issue

Much can be learned from Anderton article Dear Editor, I read Mike Anderton’s article in the Journal. Yes, I was offended and I suspect you are going to hear from a lot of folks. However, I have been thinking a lot about this situation. I have...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    October 4, 2010

Fascinating Women

Women are diamonds that have many facets. Like a diamond, the more facets she has, the more she fascinates. The more fascinating she is, the bigger the tome men have to study to understand this fascinating woman. I think this is one of the reasons...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    October 4, 2010

Growing Children

My son fancies himself a horticulturalist. Not the garden-variety horticulturalist, but the sandbox variety. This year, his interests have taken him to a place where he likes to make something out of nothing. Seeds, which are almost nothing, is...

 
 By Douglas E. Schoen    Opinions    October 4, 2010

In praise of the R&D tax credit

Things haven’t been looking good for our economy—or how Americans view the President’s handling of it. A recent Fox News poll found that the economy is the country’s top worry, with 93 percent of voters extremely or very...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    October 4, 2010

Lake Stevens is not immune to the consequences of prescription drugs

Lake Stevens has been given a big wakeup call when it comes to the recreational use of prescription drugs, especially by our teens. The loss of Viking football’s own Tyler Reside has brought...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    October 4, 2010

WA Gets Advice from Colorado on Pop & Candy Tax

SEATTLE - As Washington voters consider whether to allow soft drinks, candy and bottled water to be taxed, they can look to Colorado for guidance. That state was in the same situation and decided to allow the tax this year. The Colorado Center on...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    October 4, 2010

Report: Foundation Investments Pay Off in WA Nonprofits

SEATTLE - Nonprofit groups can have a tough time raising money in any economy, but a new report says they're worth every penny of the donation dollars they receive from charitable foundations for the causes they support. The study of 20 nonprofits...

 
 By Soundbite Services    News    October 4, 2010

Investors Wary: "Toxic Chemicals Threaten an Economy Already Sickened from Toxic Assets"

Toxic assets may have sickened the economy, but now some major investors say real-world toxic chemicals could hamper an already painfully slow recovery. Jonas Kron is a vice president with Trillium Asset Management, one of dozens of organizations...