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aquafest-news

Attend the annual Firefighter’s Breakfast, donate to community

Enjoy the Port Gardner Fireworks finale at Aquafest

The 2011 Aquafest fireworks show begins at about 10 p.m. on Saturday night, July 30 and is always a spectacular sight.

county-state

Jerry Litt Appointed to Washington State Transportation Commission

Governor Chris Gregoire has announced the appointment of Jerry Litt to the Washington State Transportation Commission. His appointment is effective July 1, 2011.

guest-editorial

It’s good to have neighbors with gas

GUEST | EDITORIAL

letters

YOUR|LETTERS

Your letters June 1, 2011

news

Congratulations 2011 Graduates

Remembering lives lost in Lake Stevens

Photo by Shane Kantzer

Team represents L.S. in the Red Bull Soapbox Races

Shelby Stong, 27, from Lake Stevens, Derek Strong, 24, the driver is from Lynnwood along with Grant Hawley, 27, from Seattle and Scott Hanson, 39, the co-pilot who is also from Seattle and E.Z., 28 from Seattle, decided they were going to build a soapbox car to enter into the Red Bull Soapbox Race which took place in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 21.

Bill will protect students, improve safety zones

Legislation to improve the safety of Washington’s school children was signed into law on Monday, May 16 by Gov. Gregoire. Senate Bill 5540, sponsored by Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, will give the state’s school districts the option to install safety cameras on school bus stop signs in an effort to catch motorists who fail to stop for them.

GFSB names Linda Hall as new superintendent

The Granite Falls School Board of Directors announced Linda Hall as the new Superintendent of the Granite Falls School District effective July 1. The Board made the announcement at its special board meeting May 17 and will approved her contract at its regular meeting May 18.

L.S. Police honored at County ceremony

Several officers from the Lake Stevens Police Department were recognized for their work as part of the Snohomish County DUI & Target Zero Task Force.

20th St. closures this weekend

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

Senator Hobbs’ Park and Ride bill signed into law

Legislation which will create public-private partnerships at many of the state’s park and ride locations was signed into law last week.

religion-spiritual

Local singer-songwriter releases album nationwide

Last month, national independent record label Tate Music Group announced the nationwide release of “Jesus Save Me,” the new album from local Christian singer-songwriter Sha’Ree, of Lake Stevens, Wash.

Keeping the Faith:

Just give me a Jesus

sports-local

Volleyball team supports troops