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 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014 

NLMS students enjoyed WE Day

On March 21, twenty-two students and three teachers from North Lake Middle School in Lake Stevens ventured to Seattle's Key Arena to attend WE Day with 15, 000 other students and teachers from around...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    April 16, 2014 

Ace Hardware receives J.D. Power and Associates award


Lake Stevens Ace Hardware and its owners, Greg and Christine Egelstad, have been pillars of the community for several years. Last Wednesday, April 9, Ace Hardware enjoyed the opportunity to host a...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    April 16, 2014 

New marijuana law brings concerns for higher crime

I will admit that I did not vote for the legalization of marijuana here in the state of Washington. While I have many concerns about this law one of my biggest is giving criminals even more...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014 

Lake Stevens residents help at Oso landslide

A Lake Stevens based AmeriCorps crew from the Department of Ecology’s Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) joined the response to the SR 530 Landslide disaster last week. Ecology dispatched the crew at the request of the state Emergency Management D...

 
 Opinions    April 16, 2014 

Donations being accepted for Oso

Dear Editor, We would like to say thank you to those people who have meant so much to us over the years, those who have supported Samaritan House with donations and gifts. But now it is time to let you know that all of those donations have gone to...

 
 Opinions    April 16, 2014 

A prayer for Erika, a life to remember

Every day, twice a day, I drive past the memorial dedicated to Molly Conley on South Lake Stevens Rd. How can anyone pass by and not feel a deep sadness, knowing the tragic, senseless event that took this inspirational young woman from the ones who...

 
 Opinions    April 16, 2014 

Car wash helps local man fighting cancer

Dear Editor, We would like to give a special thanks to all of the volunteers who came out to help with our “Car Wash for Cancer” fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 at the Lake Stevens Wells Fargo Bank parking lot. Michael Ward of Lake Stevens was...

 
 By Ronnie McBrayer    Church    April 16, 2014 

Keeping the Faith: Kingdom Curriculum

Once upon a time, the animal kingdom decided it must do something to help humanity face the challenges of the world. So the animals organized a school. They adopted a systematic curriculum consisting of running, climbing, swimming, and flying. All...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014 

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club presents Tarzan

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club is pleased to present the heart-warming musical Tarzan, music by Edgar Rice Burroughs; lyrics by Phil Collins; book by David Henry Hwang. Directed by LSHS' own...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014 

Snohomish PUD awards local students in photo contests

Snohomish County PUD today announced the names of local students who won awards in the utility’s 2014 art and photography competitions. The contests engage students in energy topics. For the PUD photography contest, high school students were...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014 

Lake Stevens Spring Cleaning Day May 3

On Saturday, May 3, the City of Lake Stevens will be hosting its annual Spring Cleaning Day Event for citizens who live within the limit of the City of Lake Stevens. This year’s event will be held at the back parking lot of Cavelero Mid High,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    April 16, 2014 

Aquafest wins gold

During the 2014 Washington Festival and Event Association convention held in March, the WFEA awarded Aquafest with three gold medals for the 2013 Lake Stevens Journal Insert, the 2013 Aquafest Event...

 
 News    April 9, 2014

OSO: State planning to reopen highway at Oso mudslide

DARRINGTON, Wash. - As the search continues for seven people still missing in the Oso mudslide, Snohomish County and the state Transportation Department are making plans to reopen Highway 530. About...

 
 News    April 9, 2014

36 Oso landslide victims identified

EVERETT, Wash. – The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday it has identified all 36 bodies it has examined from the Oso landslide. The names of all but one have been released....

 
 News    December 3, 2009

County Council approves 2009 budget

County Council approves 2009 budget Bad economy makes for painful budget cuts BY CHUCK TUCK | JOURNAL REPORTER Due to the universally widespread downturn in the economy, the Snohomish County Council has approved a 2009 general fund budget of $206.6...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Women learn that simple techniques can be useful in defending yourself

Women learn that simple techniques can be useful in defending yourself BY CHUCK TUCK | JOURNAL REPORTER Whether you are a man, woman, or child, knowing how to protect yourself and how to recognize danger is a priority that many people have...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Thomas Jefferson, Rage Against the Machine and lesbian attacks

Thomas Jefferson, Rage Against the Machine and lesbian attacks As Thomas Jefferson once said, “Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes that nothing is wrong.” And...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Marysville man runs up a tree to escape police

Marysville man runs up a tree to escape police Takes police on a pursuit through N. Snohomish County BY PAM STEVENS | EDITOR Lights and sirens cruised along Highway 9 near Frontier Village on Sunday, Nov. 23, around 7:30 p.m. after a man wanted by...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Local retailer helps Lake Stevens Marine while serving in Africa

Local retailer helps Lake Stevens Marine while serving in Africa Joe’s Sporting Goods is honored by the Department of Defense BY PAM STEVENS | EDITOR For Marines serving in Djibouti, Africa mosquitoes are not only a nuisance but could also be...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Lights and Sirens

Lights and Sirens The police department responded to 451 incidents in the week of November 2, 2008 to November 8, 2008. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable events: Fatality Collision, 11/02/08, 12500 blk Sr 92 While on patrol...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

L.S. offers a fun and festive weekend

L.S. offers a fun and festive weekend Spend your Saturday celebrating the holidays with your neighbors BY PAM STEVENS | EDITOR Clear your calendar this Saturday, Dec. 6 and plan to spend the day hanging out right here in Lake Stevens, getting some sh...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

After jumping on school bus man gets bail

After jumping on school bus man gets bail Suspect blames dog for tip-off Bail was set at $60,000 for James Dale Gilligan, 46, who was arrested on Sept. 14 for pushing his way onto a school bus headed for Glenwood Elementary School earlier that...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

Q & A: Could we really be getting a UW campus?

Q & A: Could we really be getting a UW campus? I’m sure a lot of you are wondering what’s up with all this U-Dub talk. One day you hear that Lake Stevens is in the running for the University of Washington campus, the next day you...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

LSHS band director shares his love and passion of music

LSHS band director shares his love and passion of music Lake Stevens High School band director Neil Proff has brought something almost unexpected to the Viking Band program; pride, which he fashionably wore on a T-shirt that he had printed for all...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

From here to Virginia to who knows where - the race is on

From here to Virginia to who knows where - the race is on Local IT professional wins big in contest BY CHUCK TUCK | JOURNAL REPORTER Lake Stevens motor sports enthusiast Chad Norley received an opportunity of a lifetime when he responded to a...

 

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