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The rest of the story: Milepost 31 required, supported

If your news organization will be writing about Milepost 31, an information center devoted to the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program and the Pioneer Square neighborhood, please be aware of some details that have not been included in some of the previous news coverage, including:

Open house Wednesday on SR 520 design in Seattle

Public also can purchase tolling passes, activate accounts

Break in weather allows crews to install lane markings over I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass this week

Drivers may experience minor delays

The Marysville Police Department will be holding a public notification meeting to release information regarding a Level III Sex Offender residing within the city limits of Marysville.

James Robert Jurss has registered as a sex offender with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, and will be residing in the 4900 block of 61st Street NE., Marysville.

Court to State: Make WA Oil Refineries Clean Up Their Air

Five oil refineries in Washington will be under new pressure to clean up their airborne emissions as a result of a district court decision on Friday.

GFSD cancels December 21 meeting

Stage 1 burn ban continues for Pierce and Snohomish Counties


Get Into the Mind of a Professional Organizer


Let’s balance the budget while creating jobs

Guest Editorial


Thoughts on Turning 50



Your letters for December 7, 2011 issue


Fun-filled day of festivities all over L.S.

Santa Claus came to town along with a lot of Christmas spirit and unique shopping in a day filled with all kinds of activities that helped to get Lake Stevens ready for a great holiday season.

Two Lake Stevens banks hit by thieves

Two different M.O.s, with two different suspects and two different banks were robbed within a week of each other in Lake Stevens.

Santa Float will benefit Lake Stevens Food Bank

The Kiwanis, Lions and Walgreens are combining forces to raise food for the Lake Stevens Food Bank.

Santa’s Cause is coming to town

While every boy and girl eagerly awaits Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve with a sleigh full of goodies, the children at Sunnyside Preschool & Kindergarten looked forward to his arrival this week.

Ace Hardware collecting Lights for Life for kids with cancer

Greg and Christine Egelstad, the owners of the Lake Stevens Ace Hardware, are working with “Lights For Life-helping kids with Cancer” foundation a 501© non-profit.

Solar panels installed at Lake Stevens High School

Lake Stevens High School now has new solar panels installed and generating energy.

Sunnycrest to receive flashing lights for safety

Keeping children safe in designated school zones is a top priority.

L.S. Fire moves forward with strategic initiatives

Lake Stevens Fire Commissioners unanimously approved the updated strategic initiatives at a regularly scheduled board meeting on November 17.

FCCLA helps connect kids to their community

Lake Stevens High School—Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America – FCCLA members—Alicia Amundson, Christian Gasca, and Navpreet Kaur, taught 4th grade students at Highland Elementary how to get connected with their community.

Memorial service held for Lake Stevens veteran

A memorial service was held at Ebenezer Lutheran Church on Saturday, December 3, for Merrell Watkins “Curly” Boyd, long-time resident of Lake Stevens.

City considering North Davies mini roundabouts

Some drivers really like them and some are still getting use to them, but they are likely here to stay:

Sudoku Answers for December 7th 2011

Your answers to Sudoku for December 7th issue


Chapel on the Hill celebrates the holidays

Chapel on The Hill has come a long way since its conception.The congregation is an orthodox church that serves the Granite Falls area. It was started in the eighties in a little brown house on Galena Street.

The Perfect Gift

I recently had a birthday. The big 4-0 if you must know. It was weird, because I remember a time not too long ago when 40 sounded very old to me.


Freedom from Fear


How Much Do You Need to Retire?


Lake Stevens wrestling starts the season out right

Balanced scoring earns Viking basketball boys victories in first two games

Lake Stevens High School Varsity swimmers go to State


GFSD cancels December 21 meeting


Lake Stevens’ own Washington Rush team takes first place

The Washington Rush G01 Black Soccer team placed first, going undefeated, in the RCL (Regional Club League) North Division A, 6-aside bracket for the U10 Development League.