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Articles from the November 21, 2011 edition

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 By Mike Anderton    Sports    November 21, 2011

50-21 Smashdown of Eastlake sends Vikings to Tacoma Dome for state semi-finals

Lake was the underdog at Eastlake in the State 4A football quarterfinals according to almost all the prognosticators but instead it was the Vikings who dominated from start to finish in Sammamish...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    November 21, 2011

Local brothers devote life to spreading the message

The Kroeze family. The Kroeze brothers, Johnny and Billy, started preaching at The Lake Stevens Assembly 60 years ago. Over those six decades the Kroeze brothers have sang on television, traveled to...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Special flu shot opportunity for people who can’t afford to pay

In partnership with Public Health, Walgreens will offer flu vaccinations at $0 co-pay for adults and children who are uninsured and cannot afford to pay on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Lake Stevens Ebenezer Church. Protect...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Preschoolers give during the Thanksgiving holiday

Lake Stevens Little School shows off the food they collected for the food bank. The children of Lake Stevens Little School collected nearly 635 pounds of food to give to the Lake Stevens Food Bank....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

LS Fire’s Bernathy recognized

Chief Lingenfelter congratulates Battalion Chief Bernethy on his accomplishment. Lake Stevens Fire recognized Battalion Chief Bernethy at a recent Commissioner Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. Fire...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 21, 2011

Lake Stevens man takes jet skiing to the extreme

Curtis Pittman during Novice Ski racing at Lake Chelan in the spring. Twenty-one-year-old Curtis Pittman has lived in Lake Stevens his entire life but it wasn’t until he turned 15 that he...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Key Club awarded Volunteer of the Year

Key Clubers Rodney McDaniel, Aria Wexler, Brianna Diaz and Adrian Davila with Tech Step Coordinator Susan St. John. The Lake Stevens High School Key Club was honored with Sherwood’s Volunteer...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Get your pet’s picture taken with Santa

Come and get your picture taken with Santa and your favorite furry friend on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m. at the 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 Life...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Fisherman pulls a big one out of Lake Stevens

Tasie Rico has been fishing since she was old enough to hold a fishing pole but she has never caught a fish as big as the one she caught last month in Lake Stevens Rico and her family are fairly new...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Cooking safely this holiday season

The kitchen is the heart of the home during the holiday season. Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment. For this reason, safety while cooking is especially important this time of year when there is a lo...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

City prepares for winter roads

It is being predicted that this winter is going to be a repeat of last year. That could mean cold and wet. When it gets really cold, it means cold and snow. The City of Lake Stevens is doing its part to prepare itself to provide snow and ice control....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Christmas tree lighting coming soon

Get those coats and scarves on and head on down to Main Street on Saturday, December 3 at 5 p.m. for the annual Christmas tree lighting. There will be hot cider, cookies, crafts, caroling and candy...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Cavelero ASB students launch recycling project

ASB Leaders acted on a need and this fall initiated a school-wide recycling program that includes leadership kids emptying the big blue recycle bins every Friday. Bins are now located in every wing...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 21, 2011

Annual Dickens Fair scheduled

On Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cavelero Mid High School Cafeteria the Lake Stevens School District Community Education program will be hosting the 25th annual Dickens Fair. Admission to the fair is a can of food or monetary...

 
 By John Mcdonagh, Operation Homefront Of Washington President    News    November 21, 2011

WESTERN WASHINGTON HONDA DEALERS SUPPORTS OPERATION HOMEFRONT OF WASHINGTON AND MILITARY FAMILIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

SEATTLE – Operation Homefront of Washington, the non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and wounded warriors, will receive a $10,000 donation from Western Washington Honda Dealers to Wounded...

 
 By Nathan Olson Communications Manager Office Of Superintendent Of Public Inst    News    November 21, 2011

Dorn Discusses Funding, Better Teacher Evaluation System, Innovative Schools

BELLEVUE — Education funding cannot be cut more than it already has, Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn said at a speech this morning, adding, “Don’t shortchange a generation of children because adults have a problem...

 
 By Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center    News    November 21, 2011

Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center A call for action for child victims of sexual or physical abuse

Everett, WA - Once again, child sexual-abuse allegations have people everywhere shaking their heads in disbelief. Anger and frustration fill the airwaves, news columns, and blogs with questions like "How did this happen?" and "How did...

 
 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    November 21, 2011

Lights and Sirens for November 23 issue.

Collision Hit and Run, 11/06/11, 10000 blk of Lundeen Parkway A motor home driven by 49-year-old female backed into a speed limit sign then fled the scene. When the female was contacted by the officer she claimed she did not realize she hit the...

 
 By Your    Opinions    November 21, 2011

YOUR | LETTERS

More police patrols are a great idea Dear Editor, When I saw that local law enforcement agencies are going to be patrolling more to look for drunk drivers, I thought, that is great news. That is a great example of taxpayer money being spent the...

 
 By Laura Snyder    Columns    November 21, 2011

Tae Kwon Do-ing: Why?

Six months ago, I realized I had a choice. I could continue going to my son’s Tae Kwon Do lessons, sitting on the sidelines and watching him work his way to the black belt he is determined to earn. Or, I could bite the bullet, realize the...

 
 By Mike Clifford    News    November 21, 2011

Climate Change in WA: Could Equal More Fast Moving Wildfires

SEATTLE - The planet is seeing more climate extremes, according to a new report - and in Washington that could mean more fast-moving wildfires. The message is clear here and around the nation, says retired wildland firefighter Bill Moody of Twisp,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 21, 2011

Sit back, relax and enjoy your Thanksgiving

There’s been so much hype in the last few days regarding Black Friday, even earlier store openings and the new Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn that it feels that our annual Thanksgiving...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    November 21, 2011

WSDOT, Port of Seattle and Sound Transit honor 2011 ‘Champions of Inclusion’ for their work with disadvantaged businesses

SEATTLE – The Washington State Department of Transportation, the Port of Seattle and Sound Transit honored contractors on their projects – Seattle Tunnel Partners, Manson Construction Co. and Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., respectively...

 
 By Mike Clifford    News    November 21, 2011

Tax Breaks Versus Budget Cuts as Special Session Approaches

SEATTLE - Just as most Washington families are finishing off the Thanksgiving leftovers, state lawmakers will be headed into a special session to trim as much as $2 billion from the state budget. The special session starts a week from today. Most of...

 

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