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Articles published Wed, Jul 6, 2011

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aquafest-news

Blooms Around Lake garden contest happening now

The Lake Stevens Arts Commission is again sponsoring its annual community wide “Blooms around the Lake” garden contest.

Fun and games at Aquafest’s Celebrity Softball game

If you haven’t been to the annual Celebrity Softball game during Aquafest you’re missing out on a great time. This year’s game will be played at the Lake Stevens High School baseball field at 2:30 on Sunday, August 31.

FREE Try Rowing – an Aquafest favorite

Come join the Lake Stevens Rowing Club for their third Annual Aquafest Try Rowing FREE Event.

editorial

Economic downfall affects children too

I watched an excerpt from CBS’s 60 Minutes on Sunday, June 26 and was saddened to see the effects that the tanking economy has had on the children in this country.

guest-editorial

A July 4th lesson: Poland’s rise as bastion of free enterprise

In 1975, as America was preparing to celebrate its bicentennial, Poland was a suppressed Soviet satellite state.

lightsandsirens

Lights and Sirens for July 6, 2011

The police department responded to 695 incidents in the week of June 19 through June 25, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:

news

Girls at state for leadership

Ten students from Lake Stevens High School attended Girls State in June. Girls spent an entire week on the Central Washington University Campus in Ellensburg and participated in a simulated learning experience in leadership and government.

Safety improvements approved on SR 92 roundabouts at 99th, 113th Avenue NE

For over a year the City of Lake Stevens has been working to bring awareness for the need of safety improvements on State Route 92.

A Teacher to remember

Who was the teacher you remembered, mine was my fourth grade teacher Mrs. Grytness.

American Legion Post 181 installs new officers

On Thursday, June 23, American Legion Post 181, along with the Women’s Auxiliary, installed their new officers.

Life jackets taken from Wyatt Park loaner cabinet

On June 22 all but one of the 24 life jackets from the life jacket loaner cabinet at Wyatt Park in Lake Stevens were taken and not returned. Until more life jackets can be obtained, this cabinet is closed.

Rep. Mike Hope receives endorsement of WACOPS for County Executive race

State Representative Mike Hope (R-Lake Stevens) has received the endorsement of the Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs (WACOPS) in his race for the office of Snohomish County Executive. WACOPS is a professional organization that helps represent over 4,500 members across Washington State.

Lake Stevens Family Center looking for volunteers

The Lake Stevens Family Center currently has two very important volunteer positions open.

Jelly Belly bus stops at Haggen’s

Haggen Food & Pharmacy stores in Northwest Washington are hosting the Jelly Belly tour bus, giving the public a chance to sample favorites and participate in an unusual taste test.

religion-spiritual

Keeping the Faith: The pigs are flying

Our choice to hear His voice

From the moment of birth when our lungs fill with air, we fulfill the innate need to have a voice. Whether we speak, sing, write, tweet, e-mail, or blog, humans find ways to express themselves.

Local LDS youth learn the value of service

Just one day after school got out local youth, ages 14 to 18, packed up their bags and headed to Cascade Park outside of Granite Falls to participate in the Marysville Stake’s annual Youth Conference.

Ebenezer Lutheran hosting concert

On Sunday, July 10 Ebenezer Lutheran Church will present a Piano and Viola concert by Carolyn Wyman, viola and Yvonne Endicott, piano at Ebenezer Lutheran Church 2111 117th Ave. NE in Lake Stevens at 1 p.m. with a reception following.

sports-local

2011 L.S. Little League PW baseball Invitational Tournament champs