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Articles from the October 26, 2009 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    October 26, 2009

Injury depleted Vikings lose at Oak Harbor 28-14

Halloween approaches but the 2009 Viking football season has long since turned into a nightmare. Down, because of injuries and transfers, up to four starters before the season even opened, the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 26, 2009

Roundabout circling Lake Stevens

It’s five o’clock traffic and getting across Lundeen Parkway at Vernon Road in hopes of continuing down Lake Drive is the goal. Some vehicles have to sit at the stop sign for what seems like...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 26, 2009

LSHS football game celebration

October 30 marks the last home football game in the current stadium. The work to replace the stadium will begin immediately and is the last major project of the 2005, $65.5 million dollar bond....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 26, 2009

Local orthodontist buying back Halloween candy

In the sixth Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back, Dr. Bourne is paying $4 for each pound of Halloween treats surrendered in his office. Two dollars will go to the child, and the other two dollars will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 26, 2009

L.S. Postal workers retiring after two decades

The downtown Lake Stevens Post Office will have new faces at the counter soon. Barbara Henchey and Eugenie Scholtz are both retiring at the end of the month after working for the Post Office for 20...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 26, 2009

GFSD announces late start days

The Granite Falls School District will have a two-hour late start for all students grades K-12 on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Middle and high school students begin at 9:25 a.m. and elementary students begin at 10:35 a.m. The late start will allow staff time...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 26, 2009

G.F. Library holds Candidate Forum

Candidates answer questions at the Granite Falls Library’s Candidate Forum last week. It was standing room only at the Library sponsored forum last Thursday in Granite Falls. The heated mayoral race...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 26, 2009

Autumnfest celebration at LSHS

Friday, Oct. 30 is a big day for Lake Stevens. It’s the last football game of the season before playoffs against the Snohomish Panthers, their biggest rivals. At the game the annual event of Autumnfest will be held with LSHS clubs selling lots of...

 
 By Press Contact: John Longenbaugh    Entertainment    October 26, 2009

No Tricks, It’s a 2-for-1 Treat!

SEATTLE, WA –The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced a special One-Day Sale for the Halloween performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. On Tuesday, October 27 beginning at midnight for 24 hours tickets for the October 31 Halloween...

 
 Opinions    October 26, 2009

YOUR | LETTERS

Joe Wilson is the best man for the job Dear Editor, I am proud to endorse Joe Wilson for Superior Court Judge. Joe is clearly the most qualified candidate for Judge. He has extensive legal background in both civil and criminal law, and serves frequen...

 
 By Jonalyn Wolf-ivory    Opinions    October 26, 2009

Library levy is needed for local communities

My daughter and two-year old grandson Ari used to go to Seattle regularly to visit the zoo. The current economy has changed that. Now, their destination is the library – for toddler storytimes, children’s books, or free DVDs. They are among many...

 
 By Rep. Mike Hope    Opinions    October 26, 2009

Creativity in Olympia can lead to meaningful education and lower health care costs for you

While I don’t support government-run plans, I do think there are solutions for decreasing costs and increasing access. At the same time we debate health care reform around the country, elected officials in our Washington struggle with a workable ed...

 
 By Kevin L. Prentiss, Chief Support Services Bureau    News    October 26, 2009

MISSING PERSON

On October 20, 2009, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person. Christian Mattson was last seen leaving the Shell Gas Station located in the 18000 block of SR9,...

 
 By David Ammons Communications Director    News    October 26, 2009

GOVERNING’ honors Reed as a national public official of the year

Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed, whose public-service career spans more than 30 years in a county and state government, has been selected by GOVERNING magazine and online service as one of America’s top officials of the year. Reed’s...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    October 26, 2009

A Prime Time Effort to Recruit Volunteers

SEATTLE - Doctors at the fictitious Seattle hospital on "Grey's Anatomy" want you to do it and so do the "Desperate Housewives" of Wisteria Lane. Last week's prime-time television lineup featured volunteerism as the theme of many of the shows. This...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 26, 2009

The City of L.S. receives another clean audit report

For the 13th year in a row the City of Lake Stevens has received a clean audit report with no findings. The latest audit covers the period of 2007 through 2008 the same time the City was doubling in size through annexation. “This is very exciting....