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Articles published Mon, Jun 20, 2011

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Hunger Relief Allies to Congress: “Don’t Starve SNAP”

More than 50 WA Groups Join the Protest

Plan for ramp and lane closures on southbound I-5 and 128th Street SW

Drivers should plan ahead for overnight ramp and lane closures at the I-5/128th Street SW interchange this week as crews work to add a second left-turn lane on the southbound off-ramp.

Rock blasting scheduled next week on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass at a new, later time

Drivers traveling on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass need to plan for an hour of added travel time between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. next week as crews continue rock blasting operations.


Weiner scandal brings out more unnecessary government spending

Favre, Woods, Schwarzenegger and now Weiner have all become names synonymous with sex scandals.


Jobs for college grads growing at a snail’s pace

Just as thousands of college graduates are walking across the stage to receive their diplomas, the U.S. Department of Labor announced frail May jobs figures.


Lights and Sirens - June 22, 2011 issue

The police department responded to 655 incidents in the week of June 5 through June 11, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:


American Legion, scouts retire tattered flags

On Tuesday, June 14, American Legion Post 181 along with local Cub, Boy and Girl Scouts retired almost 300 flags. Local Legionnaires have decommissioned over 3,000 flags since starting this program three years ago.

Kiwanis Club gets grillin’ for Lake Stevens seniors

As local seniors emerged from their cars last Friday they were welcomed with the aroma of down-home grilling as heavenly scented smoke wafted through the air at the Lake Stevens Senior Center on Soper Hill Road.

Pilchuck Kindergarteners produce their own play

Kindergartners from Mrs. Riechel’s class at Mt. Pilchuck Elementary School perform Goldilocks and the Three Bears for their families.

Glenwood Elementary making a difference locally and globally

Each year Glenwood students have made it their goal to reach out to others by actively participating in school-wide events that make a difference in local and global communities.

American Legion Post 181 votes in new officials

During the American Legion Post 181’s regularly-scheduled business meeting on Thursday, June 9, a quorum of officers and members voted unanimously to accept the following officials for the 2011-2012 year.

Local kids help bring child home to Lake Stevens

So far, $800 has been raised to bring Noah from Eastern Europe

City has openings on Lake Stevens Library Board and Civil Service Commission

State cuts will increase K-4 class size in LSSD

With the Governor’s signature on the biennial budget last week, school districts are now receiving specific financial data on reduced funding for the next school year.

LSSD wants your opinion about Lake Stevens schools

Please take five minutes to complete an online survey for the Lake Stevens School District.


A little thing

Several years ago a major airline discovered that leaving its planes in the natural aluminum color saved money. It takes 690 pounds of paint for a 747. This cost the company $20,000 a year per plane in fuel just to fly the paint through the skies. By replacing the coffee makers aboard their planes with a lighter model they could save $100,000 a year.

Please think before tossing around the hypocrisy label


LSSD wants your opinion about Lake Stevens schools

Please take five minutes to complete an online survey for the Lake Stevens School District.