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Articles from the November 23, 2009 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    November 23, 2009

Miss Aquafest winners compete at state level

Emily Armstrong (L) and Miss Aquafest 2009, Laura Anderson (R) at state pageant. In September, the reigning Miss Aquafest Laura Anderson, Junior Teen Queen Emily Armstrong, 2008 Junior Teen Queen...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 23, 2009

Local students host annual food drives

Granite Falls High School will kick off its annual food drive on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Last year’s food drive provided 78 food baskets with enough food to serve a family for three weeks. In addition, over 250 gifts for children ages newborn to 18 were...

 
 News    November 23, 2009

Halloween candy buy back raises money for charity

Bourne Orthodontics collected over 1000 pounds of candy this year during their sixth annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back. That means they were able to donate over $2,000 to local charities, and also send...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 23, 2009

Flag lowered for veteran LaBossiere

Members of American Legion Post 181 lower flags at the Lake Stevens War Memorial in honor of John LaBossiere. American Legion Post 181 held a flag lowering ceremony honoring John LaBossiere, 26, on...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 23, 2009

Chamber celebrates business community

Clockwise from top: Lake Stevens Chamber president and police chief Randy Celori. Kathy and Mayor Vern Little. Lake Stevens Hall of Fame 2009 inductee and lifetime resident Jim MItchell. Over 200...

 
 By Kevin Hulten    News    November 23, 2009

Brennan Frost and family – busting odds and breaking the mold

Before the season, Lake Stevens running back Brennan Frost and his mother Michelle were chatting about football. “I wonder what it would be like to score a touchdown?” Brennan said. “Are you...

 
 News    November 23, 2009

Annual Dickens Fair scheduled

2008 Annual Dickens Fair at Cavelero Mid High. 2009 Dickens Fair will be held on Dec. 5. On Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Cavelero Mid High School Cafeteria the Lake Stevens School...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 23, 2009

Alleged death threats made against local Senator

Senator Steve Hobbs, Lake Stevens, received harrasing phone calls and death threats towards him and his family. Allegedly these threats came from his ex brother-in-law. After months of alleged death...

 
 Entertainment    November 23, 2009

VILLAGE THEATRE PIED PIPER PRESENTS

Everett, WA-- Village Theatre Pied Piper presents the well-loved Charlotte’s Web by the New York-based TheatreworksUSA on Saturday, December 12 at 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Charlotte’s Web is an inspiring tale of friendship, as an affectionate pig nam...

 
 Columns    November 23, 2009

Laura on Life

You can learn a lot about a family by the books they read. The next time you walk into the house of someone you’ve not known very long, look at the collection of books, or in some cases, lack of books, they own. If there are no books around, but...

 
 By Patrick Belvin    Opinions    November 23, 2009

Nothing like Thanksgiving

Wonderment is the best way to describe kids’ reactions whenever I tell them that my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. Most are quick to ask, “How could that day be your favorite, when you don’t even get presents?” Naturally, most children...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 23, 2009

Mammograms or bust

When health care reform is a top priority in this country and is currently topping the government’s ‘to do’ list, hearing that the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has come out with new...

 
 Opinions    November 23, 2009

Letters

Lake Stevens students deserve benefits of Levy Dear Editor, I am writing in response to a letter that a gentleman wrote in regards to his feelings about the LSSD levy. I have been a teacher for over 12 years, with the last three years being in the...

 
 News    November 23, 2009

Snohomish Health District to host a World AIDS Day event, Dec. 1

The public is invited to a World AIDS Day event Dec. 1, 2009, at the Snohomish Health District at 3020 Rucker Ave., Everett, WA. The day includes community health information displays, free or low-cost confidential testing by HIV prevention...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    November 23, 2009

N.W. Salmon Recovery Plan Back in the Frying Pan

Portland, OR - Years of debate about how to restore endangered Northwest salmon and steelhead may be coming to a close, depending on what happens today in a Portland courtroom. Federal Judge James Redden will hear the U.S. government's reasoning...

 
 News    November 23, 2009

Murray Statement on Successful Health Insurance Reform Vote

“The successful vote tonight took our country one step closer to finally reforming our broken health care system and at long last helping millions of families and small business owners get the coverage they need at a price they can afford. “As we...

 
 News    November 23, 2009

Energy Funds to Support Local Low-Income Assistance Programs

Everett, WA — The Washington State Attorney General’s Office has announced that it will grant $641,644 to the Snohomish County Public Utility District to support low-income energy assistance programs. The funds come from settlements negotiated by...

 
 News    November 23, 2009

Cantwell Hails Senate Vote to Begin Historic Health Care Reform Floor Debate

WASHINGTON, DC –Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell voted with the majority in a 60-39 Senate roll call vote to begin a historic floor debate on health care reform legislation. This action, which required a 60-vote “supermajority” of the...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    November 23, 2009

Adding Some "Giving" to Washington's Thanksgiving

SEATTLE - When budgets are tight, it's hard to know how much to give to charity, but many nonprofit groups in Washington are struggling. Mercy Corps, the global relief organization based in the Northwest, is suggesting people help others by giving...