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Articles from the November 6, 2013 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

Granite Falls Police Chief Dennis Taylor terminated

Granite Falls lost their police chief earlier this month. Police Chief Dennis Taylor received an email from the city clerk on October 2 while he was in Spokane at a training conference that Mayor...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    November 6, 2013
Vikings beat Edmonds-Woodway 53-49 as records fall.

WESCO CHAMPS!

For the second time in the past three seasons Lake Stevens came from double-digits down in the fourth quarter to take a four-point win from Edmonds-Woodway with the Wesco 4A football title on the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 6, 2013

Community input is used through boards, commissions

Every city and town needs the input of those who live there to make important decisions and Lake Stevens uses those boards and commissions to make vital decisions about the city and its future. "It's...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Kiwanis on Halloween

Buckets of candy, gallons of apple cider and almost 400 cookies were served by the Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club under a tent outside of Jay's Market on Halloween evening. The weather was wonderful, the...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Royalty fights cancer

Proudly representing Lake Stevens and Aquafest, 2013 Miss Aquafest Royalty participated in the Walk for Breast Cancer held in Everett on October 21.  This event is one of seven parades and three...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Clothing donations needed

In recent weeks Sanctuary Ministries has seen a spike in new people visiting the Sanctuary Ministries Care Center in need of gently used clothing, shoes and blankets (an average of 60 people are served each week).    In addition, over 300 people...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Shop local on November 9

Have you heard about the fun way you can support Li’l Hungry Hearts and the local Boys and Girls Club by getting a head start on your holiday shopping?   On Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., over 30 local vendors will be set up at the Lake...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 6, 2013

Support schools with the upcoming levies

The Lake Stevens School District’s Maintenance and Operations (M&O) levy and a technology levy will both be coming up for a vote in February 2014. Both of these levies are extremely important for ou...

 
 Opinions    November 6, 2013

Support school levies to be voted on in February

Dear Editor, As you may know, Lake Stevens School District is running a special election Feb. 11, 2014, to renew its maintenance and operations levy and its technology levy. The Concerned Citizens Committee for Lake Stevens Schools is kicking off...

 
 Opinions    November 6, 2013

Frustration abounds in Washington, D.C.

Dear Editor, As President Obama attempts to impose his signature legislation, Health Care on the nation, he continues to direct our country in a failing economy and failing foreign policy by making decisions exhibiting his lack of honesty,...

 
 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    November 6, 2013

Keeping the Faith for Birthing Babies

Making my usual pastoral rounds at the local hospital some time ago, I witnessed the most unusual of circumstances. A dilapidated Buick had jumped the parking lot curb and had crash-landed in the flower garden just outside the main doors. The...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Letters from the Past

These letters were given to Ad Shoudy, Lake Stevens Journal, owner/publisher in 1960 by C.G. Cochburn, who operated the Lake Stevens Hometown News in the 1940's. Cochburn lived in Lake Stevens, until...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

LSHS hosting annual Veterans Day breakfast

The students at Lake Stevens High School will be hosting their annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast and assembly on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 a.m. Breakfast will be in the high school cafeteria and all visitors are asked to park in Lot C, which is the...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Senior Center Holiday Bazaar this Saturday

Bring your friends and family to the Lake Stevens Senior Center at 2302 Soper Hill Road for the annual Autumn Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be gifts, crafts, food, music and more! Contact the Center at...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

LS Senior Center raffles $1700 in cash prizes

The Lake Stevens Senior Center is holding its first annual Cash-prize Raffle in an effort to raise much needed funds for Center expenses. Please buy a ticket today and help support the Senior Center’s mission to promote the well-being of people...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Family Center has help for those in need of mandated healthcare applications

The Lake Stevens Family Center will be holding a Healthcare application event on Thursday, November 14, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at their Granite Falls location at 9420 Portage Ave. The event will cover health care application assistance and Bank On...

 
 News    November 6, 2013

Crossroads High School holds Voices of Youth panel

Granite Falls ‘Be the Change’ youth coalition is sponsoring a Voi ces of Youth panel on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at Crossroads High School, 205 N. Alder Ave. in Granite Falls. Many local agencies will be in attendance to hear the panel discuss...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

Sergeant White demoted after finding fake city identification card

After being a police officer for 20 years, Sergeant Pat White, 46, was suspended without pay for two weeks in August and demoted to patrol officer after city officials discovered an identification...

 
 Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

Progressive indicates direction-but which?

Dear Editor, Todd Welch’s latest commentary on Pres. Obama shows he’s not in sync with how government works in the US, these days. Sure, Senator Obama may have called Pres. Bush “unpatriotic” for adding $4 million to the debt ceiling only to...

 
 Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

President Obama changes course on debt ceiling

Dear Editor, The United States is approaching it's $16.7 trillion debt ceiling and President Obama has said he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling. He says it would be irresponsible to vote against raising the debt limit. Unfortunately...

 
 By Dan Kristiansen    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

Solving the elk problem in east Skagit County

Rep. Dan Kristiansen


Part of being a Washingtonian is an appreciation for the outdoors and wildlife. Each of us can likely recall a time when we encountered a memorable vista or an animal in the wild. 

I remember a time when my wife and...

 
 By Fred Cruger    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

So, how tough was it to build a railroad? The first of a three part series

Shortly after the rails of the Everett and Monte Cristo Railway reached their destination in the gold fields of Monte Cristo, Chief Engineer S. B. Fisher wrote an article covering the details of the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

Local writes new book, The Hero Spell

The magic is back in local author, Josie Malone's newest mainstream western romance from Bookstrand, The Hero Spell. Extraordinary pony farm manager Audra Dawson does it all, training ponies,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

Sethi named National Merit Scholar

Granite Falls Senior Student Aakash Sethi was named a Commended Student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program this September. About 34,000 students across the nation are being recognized for...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    November 6, 2013

JV football stops all opponents from scoring

Granite Falls Junior Varsity football team played an incredible season this year not only winning every game but they played defense so well that no team even scored a point against them. Head coach...

 

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