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Articles from the December 11, 2013 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    News    December 11, 2013

Christmas cheer abounds in Lake Stevens

Even with the below freezing temperatures, folks all over Lake Stevens celebrated the beginning of the Christmas season in droves on Saturday, Dec. 7. The annual Dickens Fair offered something for...

 
 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 11, 2013

Lake Wrestling defeats Tahoma in season opener

The Lake Stevens wrestling team has gone more than 20 years without losing a dual meet at home, and at Friday night's match against Tahoma they kept the streak alive, winning 42-27. Tahoma finished se...

 
 Opinions    December 11, 2013

Rattling the American economy

Dear Editor, Headlines last week included warnings to Americans crossing the China Sea and talk of China and the United States “saber rattling.” This week, U.S. Jets in the region are said to be on “high alert.” As a country with the moral, m...

 
 Opinions    December 11, 2013

A carbon tax for a stronger economy

Dear Editor, Lake Stevens is a caring community that comes together to help a family facing serious difficulties.  (Letter Dec 3, 2013). It is a town that protects public health and welfare with emergency preparedness plans. (City adopts a...

 
 Opinions    December 11, 2013

Thanks to all who helped with popcorn sales

Dear Editor, I was the top Cub Scout popcorn seller in my pack (Pack 42) and I would like to thank the town stores for letting us sell our popcorn in front of their stores. Since I was the top popcorn seller I got to throw a pie in my pack...

 
 Opinions    December 11, 2013

President sends mixed messages

Dear Editor, President Obama’s new campaign is around what he calls rising income inequality and declining mobility. The President opined, “average citizens cannot write massive campaign checks and hire high-price lobbyists to secure policy.”,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 11, 2013

Lake Stevens police officer files claim alleging city defamed him

Lake Stevens Police officer Steve Warbis filed a claim on Monday, December 2, stating that officials at the City of Lake Stevens tainted his reputation as a police officer. In the claim made by...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Church    December 11, 2013

The tale of a tablecloth

Rev. Howard Shade published a true story in Reader’s Digest many years ago that bears repeating. A young pastor was ministering in a very old church that had become dilapidated. A late December windstorm blew out a large piece of plaster behind...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    December 11, 2013

Viking basketball boys, girls seasons underway

Viking basketball boys and girls seasons got underway last week with the boys winning one of three and the girls dropping their one encounter.  All of the games were non-league. Woodinville 63 at Lake boys 41  (December 3).  With just one...

 
 News    December 11, 2013

Car seat check event

You have probably heard the statistics – eight out of 10 car seats are improperly installed. Do you know which side of the statistic yours may be on? We all hope we are one of the two. Motor-vehicle crashes still ranks as one of the top three...

 
 News    December 11, 2013

Celebrate Christmas with a free concert

All are welcome to a free Christmas concert on Sunday, December 15 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Stevens building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The concert entitled “Behold God’s Son: A Christmas Concert” is the perfect way to...

 
 News    December 11, 2013

North Lake Middle School students win Lions Club art contest

Every year local Lions Clubs from around the world in 208 countries sponsor middle school students to do an art project where the art is judged at different levels, from local to international...

 
 Business    December 11, 2013

Elle Marie Hair Studio named Best Hair Salon

Elle Marie Hair Studio was recently announced as the Best Hair Salon in the 2013 Best of Western Washington contest.  The contest is organized by KING 5 TV’s “Evening Magazine” and 597 salons were nominated. Elle Marie took second place out...

 
 Business    December 11, 2013

Smiles for Veterans started by local

Smiles for Veterans is a not for profit organization that provides free dental care for needy and homeless veterans plus their immediate family members. Their first annual event was held on Monday, November 11, 2013 at Shoreline Community College in...

 
 Business    December 11, 2013

New Edward Jones advisor in L.S.

Tearle W. Wysocki knows the value of a comfortable pair of shoes. That’s because he has been introducing himself to the residents in Lake Stevens. Wysocki is a financial advisor for the financial services firm Edward Jones, and his neighborhood vis...

 
 Business    December 11, 2013

Local documentary on dangers of GMO

On Thursday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m., Market Place Chiropractic Wellness Center, 9633 Market Place #103, will hold a free screening of the powerful and inspirational movie: “The World According to Monsanto.” “The World According to...

 
 Business    December 11, 2013

The Lake Stevens' monthly Real Estate Report

Tis the season to be jolly! Great news for sellers! The month of November was all about the market making a correction from a sudden drop in values of sold homes in Lake Stevens and Snohomish County. Values rebound as inventory of residential...

 
 Business    December 11, 2013

Lake Stevens' Anytime Fitness wins Governor's Award

The Washington State Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment (GCDE) has announced the winners of the 21st annual Governor’s Employer of the Year Award. This year’s winner for the small private employer is Anytime Fitness of Lak...

 
 News    December 11, 2013

Preschooler gets birthday surprise

Natylie Socks turned four-years-old on Dec. 8, but she got an early birthday surprise on Dec. 4 when her dad, Airman Jonathan Socks, surprised her at the Early Learning Center (ELC). Socks had been...