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Articles from the November 9, 2009 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    News    November 9, 2009

Viking season ends

It was the blowout almost everyone expected, but there were some consolations for the Vikings at Bethel as they saw their season come to an end by a 42-7 count last Saturday night. Lake, hamstrung by...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Strandyd, local area band gives back

Halloween weekend had a little extra meaning for some folks in Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. A local country rock band named “Strandyd” decided to give their weekend audiences a chance to help a local area charity and help they did. Chopsticks...

 
 By Teri Baker    News    November 9, 2009

Local family finds love and caring within community

Devin Wood felt a lump in his neck in January. When antibiotics didn’t help and the fluid-filled cyst grew, he and his wife, Tami, had no time to think what that could mean. There was a more immedia...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Local child dies with influenza complications

A five-month-old male baby from the Marysville area of Snohomish County died Tuesday, Nov. 3, with influenza complications contributing to the death, the Snohomish Health District announced last Thursday. The cause of death is unconfirmed, pending...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Lieutenant Commander Brian Danielson speaks at local Rotary Club

The Veterans Day program Friday, Nov. 13 at the Lake Stevens/Granite Falls Rotary Club will feature Lt. Cmdr. Brian Danielson. He is a member of the Electronic Attack Squadron 129 for which he coordinates tactical training on the new Growler jet....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Hawkeye’s raising funds to support Volunteer Search and Rescue

Hawkeye’s Pub is holding a chili cook-off to help raise funds for Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue. The cook-off will be held on Sunday, Nov. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Chili chefs will enter their creation for a chance to claim bragging...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Granite Falls offers shelter for abandoned animals

A surprise to some in the Granite Falls community is the fact the Granite Falls Police Department has animal shelter services for lost or abandoned animals. If your pet is lost, or you have found an animal roaming the streets, the Granite Falls...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 9, 2009

Election results bring changes

All of the ballots have been counted from the Nov. 3 election and the results bring with them, a new Granite Falls Mayor, two new council people to Lake Stevens along with an additional 10,000...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Eighth annual Bikes for Tykes returns

The Lake Stevens/Granite Falls Rotary Club is holding their annual Bikes for Tykes event on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those who would like to donate new or like new bikes for kids can drop them off at Haggen’s Food & Pharmacy in...

 
 By Kevin Hulten    News    November 9, 2009

Brennan Frost and Family

Lexi Frost is like any normal sophomore girl at Lake Stevens High School. Like any normal 16-year-old girl, that is, who beat cancer twice as a child, and then was raised by a family comprised...

 
 By Kevin Wright, Wsu Operation Military Kids Program Director    News    November 9, 2009

Washington State Military Kids and Families Summit

PUYALLUP, Wash. – The third annual Washington State Military Kids and Families Summit will focus on providing needed resources to military children and the people who support them. The event, open to military families, educators, community leaders...

 
 Opinions    November 9, 2009

Your | Letters

Washington state needs to become more business friendly Dear Editor, We are all reeling from the announcement that the second Boeing 787 line will be manufactured in South Carolina. Should we be surprised? I mean no other state has our “goofy”...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    November 9, 2009

The Truth About Horseback Riding

I always wanted a horse. When I was a little girl, my Christmas list always included a horse. However, Santa never brought me a horse. I always thought it was because I stuck my tongue out at my brother or tweaked my sister’s nose one too many...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 9, 2009

Walgreens opens to public

Lake Stevens has a new Walgreens at the corner of 91st Ave. and State Route 204. On a highly visible corner in Frontier Village, sits a brand new Walgreen’s store which opened its doors on Friday,...

 
 By Monika Kristofferson, Professional Organizer    Columns    November 9, 2009

Three Tips for Home Organization for Busy Families

As a mom, I know just how important home organization is for families. If our house wasn’t organized, I know life would be so much more stressful and chaotic. We are a busy society, busy with school, work, sports, hobbies, volunteering-you name it...

 
 By Murray Press Office    News    November 9, 2009

Senator Murray to Examine the Cost of Being Sick: H1N1 and Paid Sick Days

Tomorrow, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Health Committee, will attend a Senate hearing examining the issue of H1N1 being spread by workers who can’t afford to miss work when they are sick. Senator Murray will be...

 
 By Eric Mack    News    November 9, 2009

New Research Shows Link Between Wireless Signals, Heart Problems

It looks like certain people are particularly affected by microwave radiation from various devices, and the number of people so affected seems to be growing. New scientific research shows that some individuals suffer from a hypersensitivity to...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    November 9, 2009

Can WA Caregivers Afford to Keep Caring?

SEATTLE - November is National Family Caregiving Month. Many Washington families depend on home care workers to help them with relatives who are elderly or have disabilities. But those workers now face cuts in their own health care benefits as part...