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Articles published Mon, Jul 18, 2011

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Official Aquafest Program Guide

Your official Guide to the 2011 Aquafest


35 Dogs, 5 Puppies, 6 Cats & 6 Birds Seized outside Lake Stevens

Washington, Have You Hugged Your Kids Today?

Today is "Global Hug Your Kids Day."

WSDOT seeks comments on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise contracting goals

Contractors, trade and labor organizations, small and disadvantaged businesses, and others who are interested in doing business with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are invited to comment on the agency’s proposed interim Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals.

More rock blasting continues next week on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass

A new week brings more rock blasting on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. Drivers will need to once again plan for an hour of added travel time.


Should obese children be taken from their parents?

Last week an article was published in an accredited medical journal where two doctors stated that seriously obese children should be taken from their parents and placed into foster care.


Taxpayers should cut up Uncle Sam’s credit cards



It's all in the words



Your letters


July 20th-Lights and Sirens

The police department responded to 715 incidents in the week of July 3 through July 9, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:


A rainbow stretched over East Lake Drive on Wednesday, July 13 after days of rain in Lake Stevens. Sunshine seems to be holding out for the time being but more rain is in the forecast.

City works to adopt updated Shoreline Master Program

The goal: Maintaining healthy waters while ensuring property values

Granite Falls area road to close for critical repairs

Snohomish County Public Works must excavate a deteriorating culvert under Robe Menzel Road, in the 8000 block, before the road fails and puts the public at risk.

Local student accepted into Aerospace program at Museum of Flight

The Washington Aerospace Scholars program is pleased to announce that Alain Orbino is participating in the July 17-22, 2011 session of the 2011 WAS Summer Residency at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

LS Fire announces Health & Safety Fair raffle winners

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police Department hosted their annual Health & Safety Fair in June which is free to the community.

First Responders take seatbelt pledge

Congratulations to Lake Stevens Fire for their 100 percent participation in the Everyone Goes Home Seatbelt Pledge program.


Don’t know much about history

Four years ago, I was in the jam-packed audience at a cultural center for an enthralling evening with the great historian David McCullough.


How to Find Affordable Dental Care

Where can seniors turn to find affordable dental care? I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired. What can you tell me?