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 By Journal Staff    News    October 11, 2011

L.S. students exhibit “Faces” at the Schack

Beginning Tuesday, October 11 the Schack Art Center will be featuring “Faces - Art inspired by Paul Klee” an exhibit of artwork by Sunnycrest Elementary students in the Lake Stevens School District. The exhibit, curated by Rebecca...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 11, 2011

Business productivity class offered by Chamber

The Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce invites you to join Monika Kristofferson, Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant to attend her three-part business productivity seminar. The true cost of disorganization is staggering and...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    October 11, 2011

Viking “D” Shines at Monroe in 33-7 win

Lake Stevens Football is now 6-0 for the 2011 - 2012 season after beating Monroe last Friday. Award the Viking defense the game ball for this win. Lake came out on top at Monroe by 33-7 last Friday bu...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    October 11, 2011

LSHS Volleyball looking good

Seniors Blake Lamberty (Setter) and Abigail Molstre (Middle Blocker) waiting to serve receive. The Lake Stevens Varsity Volleyball team had an incredible week with two wins. The game against Stanwood...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    October 11, 2011

LSHS graduate plays in East-West all state game

Duke Dolphin and his East - West teammates. Lake Stevens High School graduate and football star Duke Dolphin played in the East - West All State Game. Dolphin graduated in 2010 and is attending...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Business    October 11, 2011

Oven Monkey Bakery opens in downtown L.S.

Owner Lindsay Nesheim cuts the ribbon at Oven Monkey Bakery in downtown Lake Stevens. This beautiful new boutique bakery located at 12420 20th St. NE in downtown Lake Stevens boasts many...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 11, 2011

Sound Salmon State Park planting event

Sound Salmon Solutions will be hosting a tree planting at beautiful Possession Point State Park on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and they are looking for volunteers. Volunteers will help Sound Salmon Solutions staff with a tree...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 11, 2011

Relay for Life Lake Stevens held its 2012 kick-off

It’s hard to believe that the second annual Relay for Life Lake Stevens is already up and running but it was evident on Sunday, Oct. 9 that Lake Stevens is ready for another record year as...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 11, 2011

Middle level students inspired by Rachel’s Challenge

Parker Jallo and Makenna Hull committing to Rachel’s Challenge at NLMS. Over a three-day time frame last week, Pat Nixon from Rachel’s Challenge presented assemblies of hope and inspiratio...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 11, 2011

Holloway helps others on Extreme Makeover

Lake Stevens’ Katie Holloway with the cast of the Extreme Makeover Home Edition. U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team player Katie Holloway of Lake Stevens made her reality TV debut on Sun...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 11, 2011

Driver of car that killed Lake Stevens woman charged with vehicular homicide

Randy Sedy Meghan Stivers Meghan Stivers, Lake Stevens, was driving home from work on Marine View Drive in Marysville on July 29, when she was struck by a 1996 Dodge Ram driven by Arlington resident...

 
 Opinions    October 11, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS

Another WalMart coming to Marysville intersection Dear Editor, What gives? Another Wal-Mart in Snohomish County - Marysville in particular! The chosen intersection for this store is currently a very busy intersection which gives a clear route to I-5...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    October 11, 2011

Withdrawing new EPA rule is a good start,

Recently, President Obama ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to delay implementation of a new rule that further reduces industrial ozone emissions —smog — under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The announcement came on the same day new...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    October 11, 2011

WA Bucks National Trend by Increasing Voter Access

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Whether the ability to vote is a right or a privilege may depend on where you live. Across the country, a record number of new laws have passed that make voting more difficult - but not in Washington. A new report from New York...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    October 11, 2011

Ten days and counting fast until Alaskan Way Viaduct shutdown

SEATTLE – Drivers and transit users have just 10 days to get ready for a nine-day closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct so crews can demolish the southern mile of the seismically vulnerable double-deck structure. SR 99 will close...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    October 11, 2011

SR 520 bridge and highway to close Oct. 15-17

BELLEVUE – Construction crews will close the State Route 520 bridge and highway Saturday night through Monday morning to set 24 massive concrete girders as part of a new overpass in Medina. University of Washington Husky fans will still be...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    October 11, 2011

Commute Smart Awards celebrates 20 years

OLYMPIA — Two decades of saving commuters money, curbing air pollution, conserving fuel and easing traffic congestion was celebrated today at the 2011 Governor’s Commute Smart Awards. Among the recipients of this year’s awards,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 11, 2011

Edward Jones says plan for retirement this week and every week

Contributing to a 401(k) or other employee-sponsored retirement plan, opening an IRA and rebalancing one’s investment portfolio regularly are but three ways in which investors can ring in National Save for Retirement Week, says Sterling...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 11, 2011

Closet control and coffee clothing exchange

Local business owners Kelly DuByne and Monika Kristofferson drop off clothes at Sanctuary Ministries. Lake Stevens residents and business owners banded women together to clean out their closets in...