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Articles from the October 29, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    October 29, 2012

Vikings move on in play-offs beating Edmonds-Woodway

Lake Stevens High School football won their closest game of the year Friday night, defeating Edmonds-Woodway 31-27 to come away with the conference’s number three seed and securing a home field game this next weekend. The Vikings came out...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    October 29, 2012

Keeping the Faith: A Dog’s Life

Our three boys were playing football in the backyard this winter when one of them called to me with words I could have never anticipated. Casually, as if he were making a weather observation, he said, “Dad…the dog is on the roof.”...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2012

WSSDA announces new officers for 2013

Mari Taylor from the Lake Stevens School Board has been elected as the 2013 president-elect of the Washington State School Directors’ Association Board of Directors. The new vice president will be Chris Nieuwenhuis of the Riverside School Board...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2012

Sex offender released in L.S.

Anthony C. Somes, a convicted sex offender who pled guilty of two counts of child molestation in 2003 is now living on the 9600 block of 31st Pl. NE in Lake Stevens. His victims were 14 to 15 years...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2012

Senior Center offers trips for seniors

The Lake Stevens Senior Center announces van trips, available to senior’s in the community, LSSC membership is not required to participate in the van trips, classes or lunches. Many varied day trips are scheduled each month. The outings have...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2012

Lake Stevens School District seeks public input on new planning

Superintendent Amy Beth Cook is looking for your input in the new Strategic Planning process for the district. The Board of Directors has hired Mitch Everton, a school strategic planning consultant, to assist the district in the year-long process. Th...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    October 29, 2012

"Pay It Forward" – A New Idea for Funding College

SEATTLE - Imagine going to college without paying tuition up front - and committing instead to paying a small percentage of your future income so that others can do the same. This new idea has been proposed for funding a student's portion of higher...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 29, 2012

Kids make money trick-or-treating

Dr. Jason Bourne announced that he will bring back the successful candy buy back program, for the ninth year starting on November 1. With this year’s Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program, Dr Bourne is paying $4 for each pound of Halloween treats...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    October 29, 2012

Lake Stevens Senior Center holding Relax workshop

Learn how to refocus, renew and feel relaxed and refreshed at the Lake Stevens Senior Center. This class will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The donation is $1 for members and $2 for non-members. The Lake Stevens Senior...

 
 By Staff    Lights & Sirens    October 29, 2012

Lights and Sirens for October 31, 2012

Theft, 10/15/12, 7200 blk of 20th Street SE An officer responded after a 57 year-old female reported several pieces of jewelry missing from her residence. The female reported that the theft occurred when her 19 year-old son, had friends over. She...

 
 Opinions    October 29, 2012

Your letters for October 31, 2012

The governor’s job means fixing state debt Dear Editor, The debate between Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee showed that neither candidate would support “new taxes.” Whichever man wins the election will face a growing state debt that is...

 
 By Erin Shannon    Opinions    October 29, 2012

Workers’ Compensation reforms are helping, but state monopoly is still broken

The recent announcement by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) that average workers’ compensation taxes will not increase in 2013 is good news for businesses in today’s tough economy. Unfortunately, that good news is a...