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Articles from the October 31, 2011 edition

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 Entertainment    October 31, 2011

SEATTLE’S THEATRE ROYALTY WILL DAZZLE HOLIDAY THEATER-GOERS IN RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA AT THE 5TH AVENUE THEATRE

Music by Richard Rodgers; Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Directed by Brandon Ivie November 25-December 31, 2011 An all-star cast of Seattle celebrities will waltz onto the stage of The 5th Avenue Theatre in a holiday ball audiences will...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    October 31, 2011

Undefeated Vikings host playoff game Saturday

Like the saying goes, “When the going gets tough the tough get going.” It took a while for that to kick in but Lake Stevens, trailing 31-14 with less than a minute to play in the third quarter, finally put it all together to rally for a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    October 31, 2011

L.S. Volleyball named Wesco North Champs

Cecilia Licciardi, number 9, goes up for the kill. After 20 years of waiting, the Vikings can call themselves Wesco North Volleyball Champs. It all started on Monday when Lake Stevens defeated...

 
 By Tiffany Orr    Columns    October 31, 2011

Transcript of an interview with Ronnie McBrayer on his book The Jesus Tribe

1. What’s this book about in a nutshell? In short, this is a book about Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount and what it means for followers of Jesus to live it today. To follow Jesus is not just to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Waterfront homeowners holding meeting

Local waterfront homeowners will be holding a meeting at The Buzz Inn in downtown Lake Stevens on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. to discuss options regarding the Shoreline Master Plan (SMP) the city is currently trying to complete. The meeting will...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Veterans invited to celebrate and remember at LSHS

Veterans talk to staff and students at LSHS. The administration, staff, and students of Lake Stevens High School are inviting all veterans to a breakfast and assembly at the high school on Thursday,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Shop early and support the LSFC

Shop early all while supporting the Lake Stevens Family Center and your local community members. The Lake Stevens Family Center is holding a Holiday Bazaar and Wine Tasting on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Team Fitness, 1109 Frontier...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Relay for Life L.S. named National Rookie Relay of the Year

Part of the Relay for Life Lake Stevens committee accepting their awards. At last weekend’s Relay for Life Summit and training at the Doubletree Hotel in SeaTac, the American Cancer Society awar...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

McDonald in concert at the Everett Theatre

The House church presents Shawn McDonald in concert on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Everett Historic Theatre at 2911 Colby Ave. in Everett. Brandon Bee and Baylee Rabe will also be performing. The cost of the concert is $10 for early birds and...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

LSFC’s annual Bowl-a-Rama looking for participants

Lake Stevens Family Center would like to invite you to this year’s Lake Stevens Family Center Bowl-a-Rama. The funds raised at last year’s event were a huge contribution in making the Family Center’s annual Holiday Giving program a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    October 31, 2011

Lake Stevens High School teacher Alderson awarded $25,000, receives Milken Educator Award

It was all hush, hush around Lake Stevens School District with only a handful of people knowing what was really going to happen at last Tuesday’s Lake Stevens High School assembly. Students...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Kids can make money trick-or-treating

Dr. Jason Bourne announced that he will bring back the successful candy buy back program, for the eighth year starting on November 1, 2011. With this year’s Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program, Dr. Bourne is paying $4 for each pound of Halloween...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Family Center offers free nutrition, exercise classes

How do we afford to stay healthy? Statistics show that by the age of 65, individuals who haven’t engaged in exercise on a regular basis may incur a decrease in muscular strength by as much as 80 percent. The Lake Stevens Family Center values...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Change your clocks, check your batteries

Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 a.m. is the official time in which your clocks will need to “fall back” an hour. Lake Stevens Fire will be at both Haggen and Jay’s Market on Friday, Nov. 4 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with reminders to change...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    October 31, 2011

Calling for Kids coming this week

From Nov. 7 through Nov. 10, the Lake Stevens Education Foundation will conduct the Second Annual fundraising phone-a-thon “Calling for Kids” to help fund programs that provide excellent academic experiences that promote success for all...

 
 Opinions    October 31, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS- November 2, 2011

I-1183 won’t make a difference on kids’ drinking Dear Editor, I would like to state that I am of the neutral position when it concerns this current initiative. But I will offer this opinion on the subject. Kids will always find alcohol....

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    October 31, 2011

One Good Chair

My bedroom also doubles as my office. We do have an actual office in our house, but my husband’s computer menagerie has been procreating, it seems. He collects computer parts and peripherals like some people collect stamps or coins....

 
 By Roger Stark M.d.    Opinions    October 31, 2011

Your doctor’s report card

After completing four years of medical school and three to eight years of rigorous specialty training, your doctor will soon have to get a report card from the federal government. Oh, and his or her income will be determined by this report card, not...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    October 31, 2011

Lake Stevens neighbors suffered great tragedies

On Monday, October 24, teens in both Snohomish and Marysville were devastated with tragedies that shouldn’t happen to such young people. In the early morning at Snohomish High School, a 15-year-...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    October 31, 2011

Groups to Super Committee: "Transparency" is Not Just for Ghosts

SEATTLE - The Sunlight Foundation has organized Halloween visits by members of more than 30 grassroots groups to local congressional offices, to call attention to the "scary" secrecy of the Super Committee. Political watchdog groups say...

 
 News    October 31, 2011

Free Microsoft courses extended for another year

OLYMPIA – Despite large budget cuts, the Employment Security Department has extended its contract with Microsoft to make the company’s entire suite of online courses available for free to Washington residents for another year. The...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    October 31, 2011

Student named Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program

Tia Cervarich Granite Falls High School senior Tia Cervarich has been named as a Commended Student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. Cervarich placed in the top five percent of more...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    October 31, 2011

Officer Jayme Biendl memorial installed in G.F.

The memorial for Officer Jayme Biendl has been completed. The memorial was installed at the American Legion cemetery in Granite Falls in late September. Officer Biendl died while on duty at the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    October 31, 2011

Granite Falls High School Eco teams set record at Salt Flats

The Granite Falls High School Eco team with their fuel efficient car. The Granite Falls Eco Teams, a group of high school students who built two fuel efficient cars, an Urban Concept car and a...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    October 31, 2011

College and Career Fair November 9

Granite Falls High School is sponsoring a College and Career Fair on Wednesday, November 9 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the high school. Representatives from four-year, two-year, and technical colleges and the military will be available to showcase...

 

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