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Aquafest Junior Idol tryouts this month

2011 Aquafest Sponsor, Haggens Food and Pharmacy, has generously offered to once again host the 2011 Aquafest Junior Idol contest.

Pre register for 2011 Aquafest sporting events


Girder setting marks major milestone for SR 529 Ebey Slough Bridge project

Crews on track to start moving traffic to new bridge next spring

Full closures of westbound US 2 trestle in Everett continue this week

Drivers should plan ahead for full closures of the westbound US 2 trestle on Tuesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 17.

2011 Assessed Values Notices in the Mail

New assessment notices will be mailed to residential property owners this week and to commercially zoned property owners the week of June 20th.

Snohomish County Executive Reardon Recognizes Local Special Olympics Washington Athletes

Special Olympians Jill Mayer and Kristie Clark of Snohomish County to Compete in the Special Olympics 2011 Summer World Games in Athens Greece

Keeping Water in the River is Good Business

Soundbite Services

Scientists Confirm that Cell Phone Use Increases Risk for Brain Tumors

Biological Effects of Other Wireless Technologies Also Raise Concern



Letters for June 15, 2011


Lake Stevens High School Graduation

An evening of firsts and lasts for the class of 2011

The importance of a healthy, safe community

Health & Safety Fair brings fun and education

Lake Stevens woman flown to Harborview after car accident

Sirens and even a helicopter could be heard near downtown Lake Stevens last Sunday, June 5 when a 22-year-old Lake Stevens woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after her car struck a light pole.

Granite Falls woman missing after walk with friend

Granite Falls resident, Angela Marie Gilbert, 41, was last seen while taking a walk with a friend on Thursday, June 2.

The Chicken tradition carries on for three generations

In 1969 ‘The Chicken’ was stolen from atop the roof of the Chicken Drive-In at Frontier Village and started quite a tradition. It has appeared at various high school activities, especially around graduation time, homecoming, class reunions, and even a few weddings and a funeral.

Senator Hobbs sees many legislative victories despite budget challenges

After 135 days of regular and special session, the Legislature adjourned Sine Die Wednesday evening—marking the end of a session largely shaped by a nearly $5 billion revenue shortfall.

Rep. Mike Hope officially files for office of Snoh. County Executive

LSSD announces recognition of employees’ service or retirement

On Wednesday, June 8, at the Lake Stevens School Board Meeting, the following employees were honored with a presentation and reception:

Relay for Life Lake Stevens looking for committee members

How was your experience at this year’s Relay for Life event in Lake Stevens?

Rudge traveling to Costa Rica as ambassador

Stella Rudge, a 2011 graduate of Lake Stevens High School has been accepted as a student ambassador to Costa Rica with a national group of students this June through People To People, a program that Dwight Eisenhower founded and whose daughter, Mary Jean Eisenhower, is President of today.

Marine law enforcement set to crackdown on impaired boaters

Lake Stevens Police Marine law enforcement officers will participate in the Operation Dry Water and will be out in force June 24-26 looking for boaters whose Blood Alcohol Content exceeds the state limit of 0.08.

House fire destroys home in Lake Stevens

On Friday, June 3 at 6:50 a.m., firefighters were called to a house fire at 113th block of 37th St. SE in the Georgetown Estates subdivision.

Hoult earns Eagle Scout rank

Jens-Kristian Hoult, of the Lake Stevens Boy Scout Troop 42, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Court of Honor was held at Elim Lutheran Church.

Lundeen Park is basketball ready

Hillcrest students help raise funds for Japan Tsunami victims

Three fourth grade students from Hillcrest Elementary School asked their ASB teacher if they could have a fundraiser through ASB to raise money for the families of the Japanese disaster.


In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God, and the word was God


Local students medal at WSKF 2011 Invitational Tournament

Five students from the Everett-based Pacific Karate Organization earned medals at the Washington State Karate Federation 2011 Invitational Tournament held May 14 at Edmonds Community College.