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Articles published Mon, Dec 6, 2010

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Downtown Main Street Center has new look and new tenant

You may have noticed fresh new paint popping up at the Main Street Center in downtown Lake Stevens.

Local ERA hosts homebuyer workshop

ERA Dan Williams Realty Office is hosting a free Washington State Housing Finance Commission Curriculum Workshop in their conference room at 303 91st Avenue NE in Lake Stevens on Friday, Dec, 12 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Cali-style Mexican food opens in Lake Stevens

Lake Stevens now has their own restaurant where you can enjoy the fresh taste of California-style Mexican food.

Granite Falls Market Fresh IGA named Retailer of the Year finalist

Granite Falls Market Fresh IGA today announced that it has been named a finalist in the prestigious IGA USA International Retailer of the Year Awards competition.

Lake Stevens couple opens new Play It Again Sports in Marysville

Hawkeye’s Pub in L.S. raising funds to support Volunteer Search and Rescue

Efficient Organization celebrates fourth year

Efficient Organization celebrates four years in business this December. 

Local singers brighten holidays, help food bank

Everyone from choirs to a pair of friends willing to share their musical talents can brighten the holiday season of others while helping local food banks.


WSDOT requests proposals for SR 520 floating bridge

Three teams compete for $600 million to $750 million contract

Plan for full closure of SR 522 in Monroe Monday night

Drivers on SR 522 in Monroe should plan to take an alternate route or allow for delays on Monday night, Dec. 6.

In-Home Caregivers Plan Last-Ditch Efforts to Reverse State Budget Cuts

As state lawmakers return to Olympia this week for committee sessions, it's already down to the wire - and down to the bone


The Triple Phooey


Letters to the Editor December




The police department responded to 570 incidents in the week of November 21, 2010 through November 27, 2010. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:


Local man member of Island Warriors deployed to Afghanistan


Local residents need help to produce feature-length film based in Snohomish County

A group of past and present local students from Snohomish and surrounding counties spent the last year writing and filming their first feature-length film, Rivertown.

Lake Stevens residents welcome the holidays with Christmas festivities

Shopping, dining for kids and sitting on Santa’s lap all part of the fun

Affordable ski helmets available at Lake Stevens Fire

Lake Stevens has already experienced the first snow of the year. It’s safe to say that winter is here.

Safety tips from local fire department

Winter and the holiday season are among us. It’s a time for families and friends to get together.


Earmarks: Marked for extinction?

A lot of news and commentary these days revolves around “earmarks,” a political practice that affects us all, but may not be understood by all. Wikipedia offers this definition:


Viking wrestling fully underway

Lake takes the lead early on

Viking boys beat Oak Harbor, Meadowdale to jumpstart current basketball season

Lake Stevens boys opened their basketball season with non-league home court wins over 3A Wesco Oak Harbor and Meadowdale on December 3 and 4.