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Articles from the October 13, 2009 edition

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 Sports    October 13, 2009

L.S. takes both boys, girls titles at Fort Worden Invitational

The Viking cross-country teams had one of their best racing days in years. The teams have been doing well recently, but Saturday was a special day. Juan Castillo and Johnny Bywater continue to be consistent, but Brandon Martz, Darin Nettleton and...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    October 13, 2009

Improved Vikings lose at Marysville, 36-20

Lake Stevens senior tight end Chameron Lackey high steps in the end zone after scoring a touchdown against Marysville-Pilchuck,as the referee signals in the background, The Vikings (2-1 League, 3-3...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 13, 2009

Woman blends cupcakes and fundraising for 40th birthday

Amy Patterson has been planning her 40th birthday for months. What started as a small party has become a cupcake-themed fundraiser to benefit The Arc of Snohomish County, which provides assistance and education to people with developmental...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Southwest Annexation Q & A

For those of you in the proposed Southwest Annexation area of Lake Stevens, here are few simple questions and answers to help guide you through how this annexation affects you. What is annexation? Ann...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 13, 2009

Local Girl Scouts holding Locks of Love event

Lake Stevens Girl Scout Troop 40830 along with Service Unit 210 will be holding a Locks of Love event on Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Lake Stevens High School. Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides the highest quality...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Level 3 sex offender moves to Lake Stevens

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office plans to hold a community meeting about a level 3 registered sex offender living in the 11600 block of 60th Street N.E. in a group home in Lake Stevens near...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 13, 2009

LDS Church opens its door in Granite Falls

Adding to the diversity in Granite Falls, is the new building for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (LDS), which is located at 18210 100th St. NE, directly across the street from...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 13, 2009

Halloween Chili Cook-off to benefit local families in need

This year’s Family Safe Downtown Halloween celebration will include a Chili Cook-Off sure to chase away the chill of a crisp October night. If you make a wickedly delicious chili, you are invited to enter the cook-off contest by registering at the...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Granite Falls School District announces late start days

The Granite Falls School District will have a two-hour late start for all students grades K-12 on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Middle and high school students will begin at 9:25 a.m. and elementary students will begin at 10:35 a.m. The late start will allow...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Granite Falls Candidate Q&A

Saleem Haroon – Mayoral Candidate What are your plans for a future Boys & Girls Club in Granite Falls and do you feel this is an important part of your community? The Boys & Girls Club is a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 13, 2009

Community candidate forum educates local voters

The turnout was small but the knowledge received at the Journal’s annual Community Candidate Forum last Thursday night was informational and will help local voters choose wisely who will represent...

 
 Opinions    October 13, 2009

YOUR|LETTERS

Banning bikini baristas not necessary Dear Editor, I read the editorial regarding outlawing bikini clad baristas and have to completely disagree with Ms. Stevens. I personally don’t give these stands my business and that is the correct way to...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    October 13, 2009

I-1033 Opponents Hope for Strength in Numbers

SEATTLE - One of the hottest issues on the upcoming ballot in Washington is Initiative 1033, which would hold the state, cities and counties to strict limits on the amount of income they can raise through taxes. Backers say it's a way to force state...

 
 By Contact: Nisha Marvel, Wsdot Aviation Communications, 360-651-6310    News    October 13, 2009

Air search continues in Snohomish County for missing pilot and his Taylorcraft airplane

UPDATE: See attached picture for more information about the missing plane. Anyone who may have information on this aircraft can contact the search staff at missingaircraft@wsdot.wa.gov or...

 
 Business    October 13, 2009

President’s Message

Thank you chamber members! Your commitment to the Chamber continues to speak volumes for the value of membership to our Chamber. Remember, there is no better way to expose your business to the...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

The Sun Room has new owners

Tammy and Russ Baldwin are the new owners of the Sun Room in Lake Stevens, formerly owned by Lori and Eric Heggie. The Baldwins and their family have lived in Lake Stevens for over 17 years. Tammy and her daughters, Jordan and Kelsey Yocum will be ma...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Design team now offering classes

Monika Kristofferson of Efficient Organization and Kelly DuByne of Distinctive Interior Designs are pleased to announce they are now teaching a variety of classes together through the LSSD. Some classes include: Declutter and Decorate; Live in Your...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Tastefully Simple has a new representative

Kristie Carl of Lake Stevens has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, Inc., a national direct-sales company featuring easy-to-prepare food products. As a consultant, Carl offers the company’s gourmet foods and beverages to...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Local interior design business turns 14

Distinctive Interior Designs, owned by Kelly DuByne, is thrilled to be celebrating its 14th Anniversary. Some of the services offered are art arranging, color consultation, curtain design, space planning and shopping services. DuByne has also been...

 
 News    October 13, 2009

Local credit union is now part of network

MountainCrest Credit Union today announced full participation in the CO-OP Financial Services Network making more than 28,000 surcharge free ATMs available to its entire membership. This enhancement makes partnering credit unions and selected Seven...