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Articles published Mon, May 23, 2011

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aquafest-news

Don’t miss the carriage rides

Gala Carriage Co. of Lake Stevens will be offering wagon rides along the scenic route of North Lakeshore Drive during Aquafest.

Bring the kids to pig out on pizza at Aquafest 2011

Once again Sahara Pizza will be sponsoring the Aquafest Pizza Eating Contest.

county-state

North Cascades Highway reopens Wednesday at noon

WSDOT maintenance crews will open the east and west winter closure gates on SR 20 to traffic at noon on Wednesday, May 25.

WA Finds Budget-Minded Way to Fund "Great Outdoors" Goals

"America's Great Outdoors Initiative" kicked off in February as an attempt to help people get outdoors and make better use of natural resources - not only recreating on trails, in forests and on rivers, but creating more accessibility for outdoor recreation in urban settings, too.

Rock blasting tonight will require temporary closure of I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass

Drivers traveling on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass should plan for an hour of added travel time tonight as crews temporarily close the highway for controlled rock blasting.

guest-editorial

National health care battle moving to the States

GUEST | EDITORIAL

lauraonlife

The Value of Money

letters

YOUR|LETTERS

Your letters, May 25 issue

lightsandsirens

Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 748 incidents in the week of May 8, 2011, through May 14, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:

military-news

American Legion announces Memorial Day celebrations

All U.S. flags on Memorial Day should be flown at half staff until noon, then the flag is raised back to full staff

news

On Sunday night, after three grueling days of pageantry, the new Miss Aquafest Royalty was crowned at Lake Stevens High School’s PAC

On Sunday night, after three grueling days of pageantry, the new Miss Aquafest Royalty was crowned at Lake Stevens High School’s PAC. Front row left to right

LSHS senior’s tragic death shocks a community

Ben Clark was laughing with friends at school last Monday, getting ready for his upcoming graduation and by Wednesday afternoon, Clark had ended his life bringing an almost palpable feel of loss to the school as students entered on Thursday morning.

American Legion announces Memorial Day celebrations

All U.S. flags on Memorial Day should be flown at half staff until noon, then the flag is raised back to full staff

L.S. Public Works celebrates Public Works week with kids

Big trucks, backhoes and other interesting vehicles showed up at local elementary schools last week in celebration of National Public Works week. 

Lake Stevens residents thank First Responders

Lake Stevens held its first ever National Thank You Day to First Responders last week at the Lake Stevens Fire District’s Administrative offices.

Washington suspends 2012 presidential primary

Regular state primary still on

WWU student and Lake Stevens resident earns Critical Language Scholarship

Western Washington University student and Lake Stevens resident Dana Rafter received a Critical Language Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State to study Arabic language and culture in Tunis, Tunisia from May 30-Aug. 1.

L.S. Fire and Police teach bike safety for Risk Watch

In April, Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police Department were in elementary schools to teach the bike safety module of Risk Watch. Students participating in Risk Watch learned how to properly fit a helmet and also learned how to signal with their arms while riding.

Local author’s books now available for purchase online at Amazon

Jay Londo has lived in Snohomish County his whole life and started writing in 2004.

Prepare for slow downs and closures on 20th St. SE

The target date to perform the overlay on 20th Street SE is Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4.

Sudoku Solution Answers for May 25 issue

Sudoku Solution Answers for May 25 issue

religion-spiritual

Lakeside Fellowship is now LifePoint Church

Lakeside Community Fellowship is no more—at least in name. Although it is still a warm group of people with faith centered on Jesus, offering love and hope to our world, there is something fresh happening in its midst.

Keeping the Faith:

The gospel according to Nicks