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Articles from the December 18, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

High School kids lose their hair for a cause

Lake Stevens High School (LSHS) seniors, Jackie Caudle, Javon Brown, and Taryn Rasmussen organized a school wide fundraiser for the American Cancer Society for their FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) chapter service project...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

2013 Senior’s party taking deposits

If you have a senior at Lake Stevens High School the 2013 Graduating Class Party committee is taking deposits for the annual party that ensures students safety while celebrating with their fellow graduates. The cost for the party is currently $150...

 
 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 18, 2012

Vikings participate in Tri-State

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team placed fourth at the prestigious Tri-State Tournament, held at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene Dec. 14 and 15. The Vikings scored 154 points,...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    December 18, 2012

Viking basketball had rocky week

Viking girls lost twice last week, 77-51 to Arlington and 46-43 to Snohomish, while the boys lost to Arlington 63-59 and beat Snohomish 59-50. Though the girls are off to a 0-2 start in Wesco play (3-2 overall) and already have as many defeats as in...

 
 By Journal Staff    Sports    December 18, 2012

LSSD Focus Groups concludes, Strategic Planning continues

High school students discuss technology with consultant Mitch Everton. Observing are LSHS librarian Kristen Hendricks-Fonseca and School Board President, David Iseminger. During the month of November...

 
 By Bibek Shrestha    Sports    December 18, 2012

DECA students take over Safeway

DECA students at the Lake Stevens Safeway annual Takeover. What is DECA? Well it’s more than just an Association of Business and Marketing students. It’s where opportunities are revealed,...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    December 18, 2012

Keeping the Faith: Oh the tangled web we must unweave

Here I am, twisted up in the same desperate situation again this year. It’s not my fault—I swear it’s not. Anticipating this jumbled mess, and having been stuck in it many times before, I planned carefully to avoid it. A year ago I...

 
 By Journal Staff    Columns    December 18, 2012

Christmas Cantata by local churches

The combined choirs of Holy Cross and Ebenezer Lutheran Churches of Lake Stevens, will be presenting a Christmas Cantata entitled, “I Hear the Prophet Callin’” by Pepper Choplin. On Sunday, Dec. 23, the performance will be at Holy...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

School District responds to news of Newtown, CT

The Lake Stevens School District has information regarding school safety up on their website. After the tragic school shootings in Newtown, Conn. last Friday, LSSD wants to let parents know how they respond to emergencies within schools and ways to...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    December 18, 2012

Merry Christmas Lake Stevens

I know I’m not alone when I say that I love this time of year but the feelings of giving and peace seem to consume most of us in a way that rarely happens unless it’s the holiday season...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

Santa is coming to Lake Stevens – on skis

After Santa delivers all of the presents on Christmas Eve, before heading to the North Pole, he likes to take one last trip around Lake Stevens. Each year Santa hops on his water skis and waves to onlookers on Christmas Day and this year he will be...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

Lions Club to host Santa

The Lions Club and Santa Claus team up to raise food for the Lake Stevens Food Bank. Each year the Lions Club and Santa Claus team up to bring joy to local boys and girls and to collect food for the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

Lake Stevens High School’s Beyond High School Night

On Wednesday, January 16, Lake Stevens High School will be hosting an evening for students and their parents to ask questions and get help planning their post-high school career path. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria/commons...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

IRS offers tax tips for “The Season of Giving”

December is traditionally a month for giving generously to charities, friends and family. But it’s also a time that can have a major impact on the tax return you’ll file in the New Year. Contribute to Qualified Charities. Ask the charity...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

Highland Elementary “Fill the Dump Truck” food drive

Highland Elementary students with their dump truck filled with 4,000 items for the food bank. For the past two years Highland Elementary has held their “Fill the Dump Truck” food drive...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 18, 2012

Dentist’s daughter performs in Nutcracker

Pacific Northwest Ballet School student Ashleigh Steedman rehearses her role of Small Servant for the Sendak & Stowell Nutcracker. PNB presents Nutcracker December 7 – 29, 2012. Dr. Scott...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

December is National PKU Awareness Month

On September 19, Senator Johnny Isakson and Senator John Kerry signed a resolution designating December 3, 2012 as National PKU Awareness Day, which the U.S. Senate unanimously passed. “I am very honored to lend my hand to help raise awareness...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 18, 2012

Chamber honors those who give to community

Each year the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce has the opportunity to recognize several members of the community for their outstanding support of Lake Stevens. On Wednesday, Dec. 12 at their monthly...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 18, 2012

Allegations of unlawful arrest by two L.S. police officers filed

A lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle against the City of Lake Stevens and two of its police officers, Steve Warbis and James Wellington, claiming that the officers violated the...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 18, 2012

Affordable ski helmets available at Lake Stevens Fire

As winter approaches so does the promise of snow. When families head to the mountains to enjoy snow sports such as skiing, snowboarding and tubing we want to also encourage them to protect their heads by wearing a properly fitted helmet. According...

 
 By Staff    Opinions    December 18, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS FOR DECEMBER 19, 2012

State needs to fix roads to fix economy Dear Editor, A recent quote by Reema Griffith, Washington State Transportation Commission, “There is a price to pay to have a better commute,” stuck with me and I had to think about what she had...