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Articles from the November 29, 2011 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Glenwood students get ride in limo

Glenwood Elementary students participated in an Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough fundraiser and the kids who sold 15 cookie tubs or more earned a once in a lifetime reward—a ride in a Hummer Limo to Pizza Hut where they enjoyed lunch. All grades...

 
 By   Mike Anderton Purple & Gold Contributing Editor    Sports    November 29, 2011

VIKING FOOTBALL RIDE ENDS VS. SKYVIEW, LAKE TAKES THIRD IN STATE

Lake's magical ride through the State Football Playoffs ended last Saturday night in the Tacoma Dome where the Vikings fell to Skyview of Vancouver, 38-17. Lake (12-1) finished in third place among...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    November 29, 2011

Love Doesn’t Succeed, It Shines.

“Love others as much as you love yourself,” Jesus told his followers. These words are considerably more than a sugary Sunday School story. For those who take these words to heart, “love others” has profound, life-altering impl...

 
 By Mike Anderton    News    November 29, 2011

Viking football ride ends with Skyview

Lake's magical ride through the State Football Playoffs ended last Saturday night in the Tacoma Dome where the Vikings fell to Skyview of Vancouver, 38-17. Lake (12-1) finished in third place among...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 29, 2011

The gift of hearing touches Granite Falls family twice

Daxx Delucchi acts like your typical five-year-old boy. He plays soccer, goes to kindergarten, reads and writes and plays with his two-year-old sister Hadley. Daxx started out his life on February 5,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Singers sought to help food banks while sharing holiday cheer

Singers and others willing to share their musical talents—including individuals, friends and organized groups—can help local food banks while bringing smiles to shoppers this holiday...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Non-Profit organization looking for community representatives

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking volunteers to serve as Area Representatives in your local community. ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs in the United States for high school students from around the worl...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 29, 2011

MTV’s Berzerker documentary premiers in L.S.

Inspiring, energizing and at times a little troubling, the Lake Stevens premier of “Berzerker” a MTV documentary to be aired in January, debuted to a packed house at the high school...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Lake Stevens High School students holding annual food drive

Lake Stevens High School is having it’s annul Adopt-A-Family Food Drive from Tuesday, Nov. 29 to Thursday, December 15. Last year, the Adopt-A-Family Food Drive raised over 38,000 food items...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Lake Stevens Family Center needs your help now more than ever

Recent reports indicate that National Poverty Rates are the highest they have been for 52 years and the median income of Wash. state residents is at a level equal to that of 20 years ago. We are reportedly on the brink of another recession before...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 29, 2011

L.S. firefighters collecting tips to help kids this holiday

Every year Lake Stevens Firefighters join the team at Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant in an effort to ensure that local kids get a gift to open on Christmas. On Saturday, Dec. 3 starting at 5 p.m. Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Kiwanis, Key Club help families for the holidays

Members of the Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club and the Lake Stevens High School Key Club met at Jay’s Market the Saturday before Thanksgiving morning to distribute 20 Thanksgiving Food Baskets to area households. The distribution of Thanksgiving...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Firefighters holding Christmas House for kids in need

Granite Falls Firefighters have been gathering donations through different events to help children in need this holiday season. They will be holding their annual Christmas House on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fire Station 87...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Downtown 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 canes for everyone. Santa Claus will arrive...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Cancer survivors walk lap of hope to kick-off American Cancer Society Relay For Life

Relay For Life of Lake Stevens will kick off with a special Survivors Lap, a moving experience honoring those who have defeated cancer. Survivors will join together to take Relay’s opening lap, unified in victory and hope, while the rest of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Bourne Orthodontics collects over 1,400 pounds of candy

This year, Bourne Orthodontics was able to collect over 1,400 pounds of candy. And because we matched $2 for every pound of candy donated, Dr. Bourne will be able to donate over $2,800 to local charities, including the Boys and Girls Club, the YMCA,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

Annual Dickens Fair scheduled

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

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 29, 2011

10th annual Bikes for Tykes distribution for Rotary

If you have a like-new bike that you would like to donate to the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens, you can bring them to Haggen’s parking lot on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the 10th anniversary of Bikes for Tykes. In the past...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 29, 2011

Singers sought to help food banks while sharing holiday cheer

Singers and others willing to share their musical talents—including individuals, friends and organized groups—can help local food banks while bringing smiles to shoppers this holiday...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 29, 2011

Live theater and L.S. Library

Last Leaf Productions, a live theater troupe, presents a sweet, and fun adaptation of the familiar tale “The Emperor and the Nightingale” set in China. This is a family program for all ages and will take place on Saturday, December 10 at...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Entertainment    November 29, 2011

L.S. firefighters collecting tips to help kids this holiday

Every year Lake Stevens Firefighters join the team at Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant in an effort to ensure that local kids get a gift to open on Christmas. On Saturday, Dec. 3 starting at 5 p.m. Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 29, 2011

Firefighters holding Christmas House for kids in need

Granite Falls Firefighters have been gathering donations through different events to help children in need this holiday season. They will be holding their annual Christmas House on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fire Station 87...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 29, 2011

Enjoy Christmas in the park

On Saturday, December 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be having a Christmas in the Park at Cascade Park located at 12629 155th Ave. NE, Arlington (just outside of Granite Falls). Come and celebrate the...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 29, 2011

Downtown 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 canes for everyone. Santa Claus will arrive...

 

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