Articles published Mon, Nov 21, 2011
Climate Change in WA: Could Equal More Fast Moving Wildfires
The planet is seeing more climate extremes, according to a new report - and in Washington that could mean more fast-moving wildfires.
SR 20 – North Cascades Highway closes for winter
OKANOGAN – The gates are closed until spring on the North Cascades Highway.
Federal rail funding advances King Street Station restoration
Nearly $17 million for seismic, utility work at Northwest’s busiest train station
WSDOT, Port of Seattle and Sound Transit honor 2011 ‘Champions of Inclusion’ for their work with disadvantaged businesses
he Washington State Department of Transportation, the Port of Seattle and Sound Transit honored contractors on their projects – Seattle Tunnel Partners, Manson Construction Co. and Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., respectively
Tax Breaks Versus Budget Cuts as Special Session Approaches
Just as most Washington families are finishing off the Thanksgiving leftovers, state lawmakers will be headed into a special session to trim as much as $2 billion from the state budget. The special session starts a week from today.
Sit back, relax and enjoy your Thanksgiving
Tae Kwon Do-ing: Why?
Laura on Life
YOUR | LETTERS
Your letters for November 23, 2011 issue.
Lights and Sirens for November 23 issue.
The police department responded to 556 incidents in the week of November 6, 2011 through November 12, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:
Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center A call for action for child victims of sexual or physical abuse
Once again, child sexual-abuse allegations have people everywhere shaking their heads in disbelief. Anger and frustration fill the airwaves, news columns, and blogs with questions like "How did this happen?
Dorn Discusses Funding, Better Teacher Evaluation System, Innovative Schools
State Superintendent presents legislative agenda; vows to “hold the line” on education funding
WESTERN WASHINGTON HONDA DEALERS SUPPORTS OPERATION HOMEFRONT OF WASHINGTON AND MILITARY FAMILIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Western Washington Honda Dealers Will Donate $10,000 to Operation Homefront of Washington
Lake Stevens man takes jet skiing to the extreme
Twenty-one-year-old Curtis Pittman has lived in Lake Stevens his entire life but it wasn’t until he turned 15 that he discovered that the lake itself had much more to offer than a nice view and sunny days at the beach with friends.
Cooking safely this holiday season
The kitchen is the heart of the home during the holiday season. Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment.
Special flu shot opportunity for people who can’t afford to pay
In partnership with Public Health, Walgreens will offer flu vaccinations at $0 co-pay for adults and children who are uninsured and cannot afford to pay on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Lake Stevens Ebenezer Church.
Annual Dickens Fair scheduled
On Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cavelero Mid High School Cafeteria the Lake Stevens School District Community Education program will be hosting the 25th annual Dickens Fair.
City prepares for winter roads
It is being predicted that this winter is going to be a repeat of last year. That could mean cold and wet. When it gets really cold, it means cold and snow.
Preschoolers give during the Thanksgiving holiday
The children of Lake Stevens Little School collected nearly 635 pounds of food to give to the Lake Stevens Food Bank.
Key Club awarded Volunteer of the Year
The Lake Stevens High School Key Club was honored with Sherwood’s Volunteer of the Year Award at their annual dinner auction at Comcast Arena on October 27, 2011 for their work with the Tech Step Program.
LS Fire’s Bernathy recognized
Lake Stevens Fire recognized Battalion Chief Bernethy at a recent Commissioner Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
Fisherman pulls a big one out of Lake Stevens
Tasie Rico has been fishing since she was old enough to hold a fishing pole but she has never caught a fish as big as the one she caught last month in Lake Stevens
Christmas tree lighting coming soon
Get those coats and scarves on and head on down to Main Street on Saturday, December 3 at 5 p.m. for the annual Christmas tree lighting.
Cavelero ASB students launch recycling project
ASB Leaders acted on a need and this fall initiated a school-wide recycling program that includes leadership kids emptying the big blue recycle bins every Friday.
Get your pet’s picture taken with Santa
All proceeds go to Support Relay For Life Lake Stevens
Suduko Answers for November 23, 2011 issue
Suduko Answers for November 23, 2011 issue
Local brothers devote life to spreading the message
The Kroeze brothers, Johnny and Billy, started preaching at The Lake Stevens Assembly 60 years ago. Over those six decades the Kroeze brothers have sang on television, traveled to 49 states and 50 countries and spread their message to millions.
50-21 Smashdown of Eastlake sends Vikings to Tacoma Dome for state semi-finals
Lake was the underdog at Eastlake in the State 4A football quarterfinals according to almost all the prognosticators but instead it was the Vikings who dominated from start to finish in Sammamish last Saturday night, laying a 50-21 smashdown on the Wolves.