Lake Stevens JournalLake Stevens Journal

Type what you are searching for in the box above.

Browse Archives By Publish Date

Articles published Mon, Jun 27, 2011

Return to Archives


Lake Stevens Water Ski & Wakeboard Club gears up for annual tournament at Aquafest

The Aquafest Ski and Wakeboard tournament is set for Saturday, July 30, beginning at 7 a.m., in the North Cove. An active and community-minded group of avid water sports lovers, and competitors will once again participate in the annual Aquafest Ski and Wakeboard tournament.

Sunday Family Funfest fun for all ages

The annual Family FunFest has something for kids of all ages.

Pre-order your 2011 Aquafest souvenir shirt

Aquafest 2011 T-shirts can be pre-ordered at Foster Press.


Tools can keep Independence Day weekend travel from becoming a dud

Plan for heavy traffic on ferries, mountain pass highways and border crossings

Ramp and lane closures on southbound I-5 and 128th Street SW continue this week

Overnight ramp and lane closures at the I-5/128th Street SW interchange continue this week as crews work to add a second left-turn lane on the southbound off-ramp.

I-90 signs answer the question; ‘Just how much longer until we get there?’

Are we there yet?


Businesses will benefit from 2011 session, but the job’s not done

For the first time in many years, as legislators depart Olympia, small businesses can breathe a sigh of relief. Rather than enduring another legislative session in which some lawmakers enacted more policies that will increase the cost of doing business, the small business community should actually see some much needed relief this time.


Orphan Opossum



Your Letters for June 29 2011 issue


Lights and Sirens-June 29 2011

Lake Stevens Police Beat


Saying goodbye after 40 years

Superintendent Burgess leaves with fond memories and great friends

Driver hits sink hole on 204

In the morning hours of Friday, June 24, a driver hit a sinkhole while they were heading west on Highway 204 near 81st Street NE.

Principal Collins has one last hurrah

Students at Lake Stevens High School said goodbye to Principal Ken Collins with a marching band, colorful banner and a procession of kids following him through the back of the school’s parking lot last Thursday.

LSHS Key Club holds baby supply drive

Members of the Lake Stevens High School Key Club held a baby supply drive to benefit Housing Hope in Everett.

LSF Recognizes LSHS student for saving Grandmother’s life

Statistics say that a person has approximately three opportunities in their lifetime to perform CPR. One of those opportunities will most likely be on a loved one.

Running for his cousin

Johnson’s Relay for Life experience has special meaning

Dads, dogs and cars make for a great Father’s Day

Ashley Pointe celebrated Father’s Day with their Annual Dads and Dogs Car Show.

Fire Marshal urges caution, courtesy on July Fourth

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office urges residents to use caution when discharging fireworks during the Fourth of July fireworks season and encourages residents to extend common courtesy to their neighbors by limiting the hours during which they discharge.

Scholarship available for leadership Snohomish County program

The Greater Everett Community Foundation will provide a scholarship to a local community member interested in participating in the Leadership Snohomish County program.

Lake Stevens Middle School Library offers summer reading program

Problem number one: Kids get bored in the summer.

Implementation for treatment of Eurasian watermilfoil planned

After a yearlong effort the City of Lake Stevens and Snohomish County are ready to begin the implementation of an herbicide treatment to remove Eurasian watermilfoil from the lake.

Chamber seeking nominations for 2011 Citizens of the Year

The Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good citizens. They are seeking nominations for their annual Citizen and Junior Citizen of the Year awards.

Rotary Club installs new board, Rotarian of the Year announced

Friday, June 17 was the date of the annual installation banquet for the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens.


Haven For Life Ministries provides home for teen moms

Haven For Life Ministries provides a loving home and care for infants, pregnant teenage girls and teen moms with their babies.

Keeping the Faith:

Redifining an act of God


Rush Swoosh soccer Challenge Cup finalists

The Rush girls U12 Swoosh team became State Challenge Cup Division 2 finalists at the Starfire Sports Complex, on Sunday, May 1, 2011.

Lake Stevens Little League Tigers claim tournament championship

The Lake Stevens Little League Tigers claimed the championship in the Stilly Valley Little League First Annual Murel Coulter Tournament in Arlington. 

Super Spikers take first

Congratulations to the girls of the Super Spikers volleyball team.  After an undefeated season, they recently took first place in the Lake Stevens Boys & Girl’s Club spring tournament in the 3rd/4th grade division.