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Articles from the December 13, 2011 edition

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 By Alan Soler    Sports    December 13, 2011

Viking wrestlers wins two more for a 5-1 season record

Lake Stevens High School wrestlers took on Sedro Woolley on Thursday walking home with a 55-22 win over the Cubs. Lake wrestlers had 11 pins and two wins by decision. That same evening the Vikes also...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    December 13, 2011

Viking basketball split first league games

After the first two games of Wesco North 4A play it appears that five of the six teams have a shot at winning the league title this season. Lake is among those five. The others are Snohomish, Monroe, Arlington and Stanwood. Only Marysville-Pilchuck...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Business    December 13, 2011

Sound Salmon Solutions opens office in Lake Stevens

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, Sound Salmon Solutions officially opened their doors on the Lake Stevens waterfront. Local dignitaries and Sound Salmon Solutions guests joined in the evening which started...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    December 13, 2011

Lake Stevens Journal hosts Chamber mixer, ribbon cutting

Lake Stevens Journal employees cut the ribbon at the new office located on South Lake Stevens Rd. On Thursday, Dec.1 the Lake Stevens Journal and Granite Falls Press hosted not only local Lake...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    December 13, 2011

Animal lover opens grooming salon

Winnie Simon with her two dogs Zoie a Schipperke and Shasta a Great Dane. Winnie Simon grew up surrounded by animals and that love for pets followed her into adulthood. After 34 years of raising a...

 
 By Journal Staff    Business    December 13, 2011

‘Flirt’ self-serve frozen yogurt shop opens

Self-serve frozen yogurt has arrived in Lake Stevens! Flirt Froyo, is a new frozen yogurt shop located inside the Pioneer Square 76 Gas and Food Mart. Owner Matt Monahan said, “We’re very excited to bring froyo to Lake Stevens –...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 13, 2011

Sunnycrest Elementary fifth grader fulfills a lifelong dream

Justin Ristine is a fifth grader at Sunnycrest Elementary School and has always wanted to go deer hunting and shoot a buck. Ristine was able to make his dream come true last month with the help of...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 13, 2011

Moderate Democrats tout success in reforms to UI, Workers’ Comp programs

Eighty-eight percent of employers will pay lower tax rates than they did this year thanks to reforms pushed for by moderate Democrats in the House and Senate to the state’s unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation programs during...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 13, 2011

Senior Center needs help for good Christmas

Six years ago a tradition of a Christmas Day Party started at the Lake Stevens Senior Center. There are senior citizens who have no place to go on Christmas Day and the Senior Center provides them an alternative to staying home alone. Over the years...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 13, 2011

Purple & Gold Club great gift idea, help kids too

The Purple and Gold Club has a great holiday gift idea. Not only do you get to help Santa fill his list of gifts you will be helping the Purple and Gold Club raise money so they can continue to help the students of Lake Stevens High School. Your...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 13, 2011

Military kids enjoy a touch of Christmas

Playing games, making crafts and a visit from Santa made the day extra special for local military kids. Thanks to American Legion Post 181’s Women’s Auxiliary and their friends, hundreds...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 13, 2011

L.S. Library explores hate crime violence

What would you do if one of your neighbors was killed in a hate crime? Think about it. Think about it with your fellow community members. The Lake Stevens Library will host a screening and public discussions of a new PBS documentary, “Not In...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 13, 2011

Journal announces holiday hours

The Lake Stevens Journal will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 in celebration of the Christmas holiday. We will also be closing at noon on Friday, Dec. 23. The Journal office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 in celebration of New Year’s Day....

 
 Opinions    December 13, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS for December 14th 2011 issue

Fresh whipped cream, delicious hot chocolate thanks to Rainy Days Dear Editor, Troop 41 served hot chocolate and cookies to everyone at the Lake Stevens Christmas Tree Lighting while they were waiting to meet Santa. The event went great and the...

 
 By Patrick Connor    Opinions    December 13, 2011

Count us out, Governor

A special session of the Washington Legislature opened November 28 for the purpose of finding some big-dollar, Christmas gift cards to plug the expected deficit in the state budget. Shortly before, the big boys, Boeing, Microsoft, and the...