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Articles from the November 6, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Home Grown Teachers

Tricia (Egan) Thorkildsen Sixth Grade Science Teacher Lake Stevens Middle School “I kind of feel like I won the teaching lotto this year,” exclaims Tricia (Egan) Thorkildsen as she...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Sports    November 6, 2012

Lake Stevens Vikings beat Kentlake 67-33 in playoffs

It’s almost unbelievable that the Vikings were playing in a playoff game with a score of 67-33, but they were and they played well on Saturday, November 2 at their final home game this season. T...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Columns    November 6, 2012

What are you doing here?

Watching the recent political debates I was reminded that it’s not just what you say, it’s how you say it. This principle not only holds true in the political arena, but in the spiritual as well. Sometimes when we are reading the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Two whooping cough shot clinics at Everett Community College, Nov. 13

Low-income, uninsured college students and other adults will be offered free whooping cough shots from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., Nov. 13 at Everett Community College’s Whitehorse Hall, Room 105. People under age 18 need a parent or...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Rotary needs help for Bikes for Tykes

The Rotary Club of Lake Stevens has sponsored the “Bikes for Tykes” program for the past 11 years. This wonderful program provides new and like-new bikes to deserving children. Families can apply using forms for a child age 12 or under,...

 
 By Conni Riley    News    November 6, 2012

Pearl Harbor survivor Fred Westford dies a hero

On December 7, 1941 Fred Westford was a young 21-year-old sailor stationed at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. There were 33 PBYs on the ground or floating just offshore when the Japanese arrived. Of those...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Lake Stevens Library and Sno-Isle celebrating 50 year anniversary

The Lake Stevens Library will be holding an Open House at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 10 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Sno-Isle Libraries. It was in December of 1962 that Island and Snohomish County Councilmembers met and formed a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Lake Stevens City Commission and Board openings

The City encourages citizens from the newly annexed areas, the Urban Growth Area, and City residents to apply for the following positions that have expiring terms the end of this year: Park Board Term: 4 years Meets: 4th Tuesday at 6 p.m....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Coats, shoes, toiletries being collected for Lake Stevens kids in need

With school back in full swing and the weather changing quickly, local kids are in need of your help to make their learning time a little easier. You can ensure that kids have warm clothes and shoes and that they have the personal toiletries they...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    November 6, 2012

What are we doing to our kids?

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) recently reported that, if Congress fails to avert the “fiscal cliff” by the end of December, six million jobs will disappear over the next two years, sending the unemployment rate soaring...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 6, 2012

Cavelero school bus hit in intersection

On the way home from school on Wednesday, October 31, a Cavelero Mid High school bus was hit in the intersection of Highway 9 and 20th St. SE. “The bus was headed east on 20th St. crossing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Lake Stevens Kiwanis honors several in community

Lake Stevens Kiwanis honored several Lake Stevens community members. On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club handed out several awards at the evening meeting held at the Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 6, 2012

Ashley Pointe, Red Cross to hold benefit for Sandy victims

Ashley Pointe, in association with The American Red Cross, is sponsoring a Benefit Pancake Breakfast to aide the victims of the recent hurricane tragedy. As the world comes together to help those touched by the devastation, the Ashley Pointe family...