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Articles from the December 20, 2011 edition

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 By Alan Soler    Sports    December 20, 2011

Viking wrestlers rank fourth in Tri-State Championship

The Lake Stevens wrestling team traveled to North Idaho College in Coeur D’Alene to compete in the Tri State Wrestling Championships held December 16 and 17. The Tri-State Wrestling tournament...

 
 By Mike Anderton    Sports    December 20, 2011

Viking boys win a pair of Wesco thrillers

With 6-9 center Lorin Vandegrift (a double-figure scorer and rebounder and key insider defender) sidelined until next month with a leg stress fracture Mark Hein's Vikings needed to find a way to take up the slack against two of its top Wesco 4A...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Columns    December 20, 2011

What voices do you hear?

I love the beautiful Christmas carol “Do You Hear What I Hear?” which announces the Savior’s birth bringing goodness and light. Ironically hearing voices in today’s culture is often a sign of mental illness. However, if we...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 20, 2011

Students make cards for troops

Mrs. Hamilton’s fifth grade class at Sunnycrest Elementary School participated in the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program. “I got the idea from my friend, Sarah, who teaches in Eastern Washington,” Mrs. Hamilton said....

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 20, 2011

Senate bill protects the integrity of the Foreclosure Fairness Act

A small fix to the Foreclosure Fairness Act will have big implications for Washingtonians at risk of losing their homes. Senate Bill 5988, which garnered unanimous support Wednesday in the House and Senate, is sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    December 20, 2011

Tis the season of giving, not griping

It never ceases to amaze me how big the hearts of those living in this community can be. Tough times have not stopped hundreds of local families from giving to their friends and neighbors and those...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 20, 2011

Police distribute DUI coffee sleeves

The Lake Stevens Police Department, in partnership with Snohomish County’s DUI & Target Zero Task Force will be distributing coffee sleeves to area coffee stands to raise awareness about drinking and driving this holiday season. This awaren...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 20, 2011

LSHS’s annual food drive brings in over 48,000 items

The cafeteria at Lake Stevens High School last week could have competed with the stacked shelves at Costco. The abundance of perishable food items filled every corner and crevice in the large commons...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 20, 2011

Local business collects lights to help child in need

Six-year-old Eldon Presson was diagnosed with leukemia in September of this year. His treatments are working and Eldon is in remission but medical bills still continue to end up in his parent’s...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 20, 2011

Collection site gets 2,155 shoe box gifts

National Collection Week has wrapped up for the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind—Operation Christmas Child—where participants fill empty shoe boxes with items for kids suffering from natural disaster, war, terrorism,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 20, 2011

City of Lake Stevens receives clean audit by Washington state

The City of Lake Stevens has completed their annual audit with the State Auditor’s Office and has been found to have a clean audit. This marks the 11th audit and 15th consecutive year without an...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    December 20, 2011

LSHS student learns what it’s like to live in Japan

Lake Stevens High School student Tyler Storz with Ambassador Exchange student Yosuke Uotani in Japan. Tasting such Japanese delicacies as squid, octopus and eel – raw isn’t exactly on most...

 
 Opinions    December 20, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS December 21, 2011

Sewer rates go up again in January – do you know why? Dear Editor, To flush or not to flush, that is the question this holiday season as the $70/month sewer service begins on Jan 1. It also seems that several more rate increases will follow. I...