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Articles from the November 7, 2011 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Sports    November 7, 2011

McLaury inducted into LSHS Hall of Fame

Mike McLaury was inducted into the Lake Stevens HIgh School Hall of Fame at last Saturday’s game. Lake Stevens Vikings both current and past had a great night on Saturday, Nov. 5 with the 44-7...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    November 7, 2011

Gasca steals the show in Vikings’ 44-7 play-off win

Lake Stevens advanced to the next round of the State Football Playoffs with a 44-7 home field dismantling of Heritage (Vancouver) last Friday evening. Four of Lake’s TDs came via the quick,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    November 7, 2011

Youth Gospel Choir looking for participants

A community based gospel choir is now forming in the North County with plans to sing southern gospel style music, including elements of jazz and blues. The choir will be directed by Lyle Forde, former choir director of Arlington High School Jazzmine...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    November 7, 2011

Aspiring Eagle Scout brings water to Cascade Park’s Taylor Forest

“We have water,” loudly rang out on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 24 as volunteers gathered in anticipation around a newly installed faucet at Cascade Park, located in Arlington, Wash. Running water was finally what Jonathan Foley, age...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

North Lake Middle School named School of Distinction

North Lake Middle School shows its pride for being named a School of Distinction for 2011. The School of Distinction award is distinguished recognition that goes out to the top five percent of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

National Merit honors to two Lake Stevens High School students

Sarah Foster and Alex Johnson, National Merit Scholar honorees. The National Merit Scholarship Programs recently announced its 2011 scholars and Lake Stevens High School is proud to announce that...

 
 News    November 7, 2011

LSMS thrills audience with flash mob

Parents, teachers and friends gathered to watch students dance....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

Library to hold Doll and Friends Tea Party

On Saturday, November 19 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. the Friends of the Lake Stevens Library will be holding a tea party for girls and their dolls. The tea party will be held at the Lake Stevens Community Center on Main Street next to City Hall....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club presents James and the Giant Peach

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club practices their presentation of James and the Giant Peach. Lake Stevens High School Drama Club proudly presents the family classic James and the Giant Peach written...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

Lake Stevens Eurasian Milfoil treatment a success

Boats travel Lake Stevens treating the Eurasian Milfoil. The results are in on the Eurasian Milfoil treatment performed this summer and they are looking great. Last July the City of Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

L.S. Fire needs community participation

Lake Stevens Fire invites the Lake Stevens community to a Special Commissioner Meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 14 at the Lake Stevens Fire Conference Center located at 10518 – 18th Street SE, Lake Stevens. The goals of this meeting will...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

Arbitrator upholds Fire District decision

In an effort to redirect the course of Lake Stevens Fire, the Board of Commissioners exercised the provision in the Fire Chief’s contract to terminate without cause at a Special Commissioner’s Meeting held on September 9, 2010....

 
 Lights & Sirens    November 7, 2011

Lights and Sirens-November 9, 2011 issue

The police department responded to 530 incidents in the week of October 23 through October 29, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Driving Under the Influence (DUI) /Collision Hit and Run, 10/23 /11, Lundeen...

 
 Opinions    November 7, 2011

YOUR | LETTERS for November 9, 2011

Changes need to be made in our prison system Dear Editor, Millions of men, women, and children are incarcerated. Not unlike schools, segregation exists. People cling to those who closely resemble themselves. Division is based on race, social status,...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    November 7, 2011

Dating for Nine-Year-Olds

As a mouse in our car, you would have heard the following conversation: Thirteen-year old girl: I’m never getting married. Dad: That will definitely save me a lot of money. Nine-year old boy: Yeah, you just want to have a boyfriend, right?...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    November 7, 2011

Are we nearing the tipping point on minimum wage?

In January, Washington’s minimum wage will crack the $9 mark and we will once again be No. 1 — the state with the nation’s highest minimum wage. Of course, some think that’s good news. Ensuring that people can support themselv...

 
 By Girders Installed In Medina, Changes Set For Westbound Drivers    News    November 7, 2011

SR 520 reopens after weekend of construction

SEATTLE – Both directions of State Route 520 reopened on-time this morning after crews worked half the weekend to install massive concrete girders in Medina for a future lidded overpass and to create a wider median work zone on the Eastside....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

2010 Technology Levy work in progress

The Lake Stevens School District’s Technology Levy, which was approved by voters in February of 2010, was designed to address several needs in the district’s technology infrastructure and classroom support in order to better prepare...

 
 By Washington News Service    News    November 7, 2011

Scorecard: WA Could Do More to Prevent Poverty

Seattle, WA - Washington could be doing more to help its residents improve their financial security, even in tough economic times. The nonprofit Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) has just updated its "Assets and Opportunity...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    November 7, 2011

L.S. Chamber welcomes new Marketing Director

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce has hired Melody Sedy as their new, part-time Marketing Director. Sedy has a background in the banking industry has given her the knowledge and passion to help the business community. Sedy previously managed a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

Rainy Day Caffé – New name, same great service

The Rainy Day Caffe crew cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of their store in the Main Street Center in downtown Lake Stevens. A lifelong dream of having a place where friends can gather is coming...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

L.S. Chamber welcomes new Marketing Director

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce has hired Melody Sedy as their new, part-time Marketing Director. Sedy has a background in the banking industry has given her the knowledge and passion to help the business community. Sedy previously managed a...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 7, 2011

Edward Jones Financial Advisor sponsors Coffee Club

Sterling Gurney, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, will be hosting a coffee club at 10 a.m. every first Thursday of the month at Edward Jones at 602 2nd Street, Suite C. Snohomish, Wash. 98290. Edward Jones provides financial services for...