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Articles from the October 16, 2012 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    October 16, 2012

Why should you vote?

I remember just 28 years ago when I turned 18 and I got to vote in my first Presidential Election, my first election period. Ronald Reagan was the incumbent and was running against former...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    October 16, 2012

Lake Stevens swimmer holds local Open Water record

Felicity Speirs, a member of Storm Aquatics, holds the record for the one mile swim. Pacific Northwest Swimming held their premiere “Open Water Championships” on Saturday, September 25,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Zion Lutheran Christian School awarded National Lutheran School Accreditation

Lynne Hereth, Principal, Darrell Heike, Board President, and Janet McElvaine, Accreditation Team Chair, by Mr. Robert Fowls, Northwest District Associate Director of Education Services and NLSA Commis...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Awards & Honors

Navy Seaman Recruit Carey L. Balyeat, a 2010 graduate of Lake Stevens High School, Lake Stevens, Wash., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Navy Seaman Recruit Cliff R. Brooke, son of Candy J....

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    October 16, 2012

Local LDS church to hold semi-annual Stake Conference

On Sunday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to noon, the Marysville Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be holding their semi-annual Stake Conference at the Lake Stevens Chapel located at 10120 Chapel Hill Rd. in Lake Stevens....

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    October 16, 2012

Keeping the Faith: Grace fills the empty spaces

Simone Weil wrote, “Grace fills empty spaces, but it can only enter where there is a void to receive it.” With those words she emphasized a spirituality which for the most part has been only a minority report in the church: The...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Register your American Cancer Society Relay For Life team today

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Lake Stevens gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Register your team today by visiting...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15 – local help available

Medicare’s open enrollment period for prescription drug plans (Part D) and Medicare Advantage plans starts Oct.15 and runs through Dec. 7. ”Many Medicare plans are changing this year,” said Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Lake Stevens Special Ed Parent group meeting soon

The Lake Stevens Special Education Parent Teacher Group, sponsored by the Mt. Pilchuck PTA, is kicking off another year of great speakers on Thursday, December 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Mt. Pilchuck Elementary library. At this first...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 16, 2012

Lake Stevens celebrates homecoming with a win

The Vikings ran their way to a 48-12 lead over the Stanwood Spartans at Friday night’s Homecoming game. Austin Otis ran for 98 yards for a touchdown helping the Vikes secure their Homecoming...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Homecoming Court, Leadership students visit Ashley Pointe

On Friday, October 12, at the annual LSHS Homecoming Assembly, the court was presented to the student body and the queen, elected by students, was announced. Amanda Kaintz was named the 2012...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

From Flu to Whooping Cough: Adults need vaccines too

While most people are aware of the need to vaccinate children, immunizations for adults are just as important. But unfortunately, adult immunization rates are well below government goals. According...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 16, 2012

Family Safe Downtown Halloween planned for L.S.

Local kids put on costumes and trick-or-treat at a past Downtown Halloween Event. The Lake Stevens Family Center will sponsor “Family Safe Downtown Halloween” on October 31. This FREE...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 16, 2012

Are you ready for winter?

It’s true the sunshine has been hanging around a little longer than expected but that doesn’t mean that winter is not just right around the corner. Take Winter by Storm just launched a...

 
 Lights & Sirens    October 16, 2012

Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 592 incidents in the week of September 30, 2012 through October 6, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: The police department responded to 592 incidents in the week of...

 
 By Jason Mercier    Opinions    October 16, 2012

Senate Joint Resolution 8221 would reduce Washington’s debt limit

In November we will vote on Senate Joint Resolution 8221, a constitutional amendment to reduce the state debt limit over twenty years from nine percent to eight percent of average annual state revenues. The measure would also change how revenue is...

 
 By Staff    Opinions    October 16, 2012

Home Grown Teachers - Part 3

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...