Articles published Tue, Nov 15, 2011
SR 20 North Cascades Highway temporarily closing
Heavy snow in the forecast, conditions will be reassessed Monday
It’s a Team Effort to Prevent Drunk Driving
Law Enforcement Will Do Their Part with Extra DUI Patrols from November 24, 2011 through January 2, 2012
Alaskan Way Viaduct work zone expands into Pioneer Square and waterfront
New parking and marketing help businesses during holidays
New rider survey focuses on Washington State Ferries fares
Ferry riders are being asked for their ideas in a survey about how Washington State Ferries could change customer’s methods of paying fares to better integrate the system with highways and transit, while improving the customer experience.
Wind, snow, avalanche danger close Chinook and Cayuse passes
Several feet of snowfall over the weekend sent Chinook (State Route 410) and Cayuse (State Route 123) passes into hibernation for the season. Crews temporarily closed the passes on Friday, Nov. 11, due to avalanche danger. On Monday, Nov. 14, WSDOT maintenance engineers made the call – both passes will remain closed until spring.
Special Session Casts Shadow on National Education Week
You might call it a shadow looming over National Education Week in Washington State, with a special session just around the corner and the threat of another $166 million in education cuts.
Penn State scandal reminds us of our ethical responsibilities
“Success with Honor” is the motto of Penn State’s athletic program, unfortunately those words were not taken to heart by the football coaching staff or even the school’s president over the last 15 years.
YOUR LETTERS | NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Veterans honored throughout Lake Stevens schools
Students at every school in Lake Stevens School District honored U.S. Veterans last week taking time to thank those who serve and have served.
Looking for gently used, winter shoes
Now is the perfect time to clean out those closets and gather your shoes that are no longer being used. With the winter weather approaching many are in need of warm shoes.
City of Lake Stevens has new Commission and Board Openings
Volunteers collecting gifts for needy kids and families
While many Lake Stevens families are busy with holiday activities, a group of local volunteers are focused on filling empty shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy kids overseas.
Hobbs announces endorsements from local elected leaders
U.S. Congressional candidate and current State Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, announced endorsements from eight local elected leaders.
Support Relay For Life with Santa photos
Come and get your picture taken with Santa and your favorite furry friend on Saturday, Nov. 26 starting at 10 a.m. at Lake Stevens Pet Pros in Frontier Village.
Little, Spencer, Quigley keep council seats
Todd Welch to fill Somers’ seat
Volunteers needed for Relay For Life L. S.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® is seeking volunteers in Lake Stevens – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2012 event.
Library to hold Doll and Friends Tea Party
On Saturday, November 19 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. the Friends of the Lake Stevens Library will be holding a tea party for girls and their dolls.
LSHS presents James and the Giant Peach
Lake Stevens Drama Club presents James and the Giant Peach on Thursday, Friday and Saturday; November, 17, 18 and 19t at 7 p.m.
Host families needed in L.S.
A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who will attend Lake Stevens High School for the second semester.
Concert to help food banks, Family Center
The House Church presents Jimmy Needham in concert at their worship center located at 4109 103rd Ave. SE, Lake Stevens.
Christ should be one of our daily essentials
It’s been a little while since the passing of Steve Jobs, and the cultural impact of his work is still being discussed and lauded. I’ll have to admit, I’m one of those who think his impact on our modern society has been about as big as anybody’s.
Lake Stevens Volleyball season comes to an end
The loss to Monroe (3-2) on Friday, Nov. 4 may have ended Lake Stevens’ chance at state, but for the five graduating seniors on the team, the end of a season doesn’t mean the end of friendships and memories.
Nelson engineers last gasp miracle vs. Olympia, 21-17
His senior football season seemingly down to its last dying breath, Viking quarterback Jake Nelson engineered what may be the greatest comeback drive in Lake’s nearly century-long football history last Saturday before a jam-packed home crowd, for a miraculous 21-17 win over Olympia.
LSHS JV Volleyball wins championship
Congratulations to the JV Volleyball team from Lake Stevens High School on winning the annual JV Championship Tournament that was hosted at Cavelero Mid High on October 22, 2011.
Clorox grant could create summer discovery camp in L.S.
Your help is needed to ensure grant money
LSHS band vying for $10,000 cash prize in Battle of the Bands
The Lake Stevens High School Marching Band has become a well-oiled machine in the last few years and through time and talent they have become a well-respected and much loved part of home football games and other activities.
North Lake Middle School Music goes Italian
On Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. you are invited to join the NLMS Music Boosters for a lasagna feast including salad, garlic bread, beverages, and dessert.