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Articles from the November 15, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

North Lake Middle School Music goes Italian

On Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. you are invited to join the NLMS Music Boosters for a lasagna feast including salad, garlic bread, beverages, and dessert. Throughout the evening, the sixth and seventh grade bands and choir will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

LSHS band vying for $10,000 cash prize in Battle of the Bands

Lake Stevens High School band performs at a Viking football game. The Lake Stevens High School Marching Band has become a well-oiled machine in the last few years and through time and talent they have...

 
 By Kelcey Hatch    News    November 15, 2011

Clorox grant could create summer discovery camp in L.S.

Clorox is offering grants to schools for an array of projects. Schools submit their ideas, and the four programs that receive the most votes win the grant money. The first place grant prize is $50,000, three second place prizes win $25,000. Clorox...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    November 15, 2011

Nelson engineers last gasp miracle vs. Olympia, 21-17

His senior football season seemingly down to its last dying breath, Viking quarterback Jake Nelson engineered what may be the greatest comeback drive in Lake’s nearly century-long football...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    November 15, 2011

LSHS JV Volleyball wins championship

The team includes Alexis Alverson, Kyla Ruse, Kinsey Knaub, Caitlyn Manske, Kelly Davis, Breanna Resor, Sydney Toler, Natasha Valentine, Mariah Weaver, Emily Vandegrift, Molli Drivdahl, Emily Ball,...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    November 15, 2011

Lake Stevens Volleyball season comes to an end

Five graduating seniors from Varsity; Abby Molstre, Nicole Carroll, Kylie Hall, Cecelia Liccardi & Blake Lamberty. The loss to Monroe (3-2) on Friday, Nov. 4 may have ended Lake Stevens’...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    November 15, 2011

Host families needed in L.S.

A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who will attend Lake Stevens High School for the second semester. A potential host family can choose from the following students: a boy from Brazil who loves basketball, shopping, and going to th...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    November 15, 2011

Concert to help food banks, Family Center

The House Church presents Jimmy Needham in concert at their worship center located at 4109 103rd Ave. SE, Lake Stevens. Needham will perform on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., all that is asked is a donation of canned food items that will support the...

 
 By William Walles    Columns    November 15, 2011

Christ should be one of our daily essentials

It’s been a little while since the passing of Steve Jobs, and the cultural impact of his work is still being discussed and lauded. I’ll have to admit, I’m one of those who think his impact on our modern society has been about as big...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

Volunteers needed for Relay For Life L. S.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® is seeking volunteers in Lake Stevens – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

Volunteers collecting gifts for needy kids and families

While many Lake Stevens families are busy with holiday activities, a group of local volunteers are focused on filling empty shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy kids overseas. Lake Stevens...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

Veterans honored throughout Lake Stevens schools

Students at every school in Lake Stevens School District honored U.S. Veterans last week taking time to thank those who serve and have served. Included here is a sampling of some of the Veterans Day...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    November 15, 2011

Alaskan Way Viaduct work zone expands into Pioneer Square and waterfront

SEATTLE – For the past three years, construction has been confined to a work zone west of Seattle’s stadiums for the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project. Starting this month, though, state and city projects will expand...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

Support Relay For Life with Santa photos

Come and get your picture taken with Santa and your favorite furry friend on Saturday, Nov. 26 starting at 10 a.m. at Lake Stevens Pet Pros in Frontier Village. The cost is $5 per photo and all proceeds will go to benefit Bark for Life, a Relay for...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

LSHS presents James and the Giant Peach

Lake Stevens Drama Club presents James and the Giant Peach on Thursday, Friday and Saturday; November, 17, 18 and 19t at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $8 for adults, $7 for...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

Looking for gently used, winter shoes

Now is the perfect time to clean out those closets and gather your shoes that are no longer being used. With the winter weather approaching many are in need of warm shoes. So if you have gently used boots, loafers, tennis shoes or any other shoes...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 15, 2011

Little, Spencer, Quigley keep council seats

The elections are finally over and some winners came out far ahead while others numbers were much closer. In the heated mayor’s race, Mayor Vern Little kept his seat with a 72 percent lead over...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 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 15, 2011

Hobbs announces endorsements from local elected leaders

U.S. Congressional candidate and current State Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, announced endorsements from eight local elected leaders. “I’m thrilled to have support from the local elected leaders in my community. These are friends...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 15, 2011

City of Lake Stevens has new Commission and Board Openings

The City encourages citizens from the newly annexed areas, the Urban Growth Area, and City residents to apply for the positions. Applications available from 9 – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at City Hall, 1812 Main Street, 425-334-1012 and...

 
 By Your Letters    Opinions    November 15, 2011

YOUR LETTERS | NOVEMBER 16, 2011

All businesses in Washington state should be taxed Dear Editor, The Governor has called a special session of the state legislature right after Thanksgiving to bridge a $2 billion gap in the projected budget. Already many are wanting to use this...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 15, 2011

Penn State scandal reminds us of our ethical responsibilities

“Success with Honor” is the motto of Penn State’s athletic program, unfortunately those words were not taken to heart by the football coaching staff or even the school’s...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation - News    News    November 15, 2011

Wind, snow, avalanche danger close Chinook and Cayuse passes

CHINOOK PASS – Several feet of snowfall over the weekend sent Chinook (State Route 410) and Cayuse (State Route 123) passes into hibernation for the season. Crews temporarily closed the passes on Friday, Nov. 11, due to avalanche danger. On...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation - News    News    November 15, 2011

SR 20 North Cascades Highway temporarily closing

OKANOGAN – The winter closure gates swing closed on the State Route 20 North Cascades Highway at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in advance of heavy snow storms expected during the next several days. Road conditions, avalanche danger and weather forec...

 
 By Mike Clifford    News    November 15, 2011

Special Session Casts Shadow on National Education Week

SEATTLE - You might call it a shadow looming over National Education Week in Washington State, with a special session just around the corner and the threat of another $166 million in education cuts. The president of the American Federation of...

 

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