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editorial

Tis the season of giving, not griping

It never ceases to amaze me how big the hearts of those living in this community can be.

letters

YOUR|LETTERS December 21, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS December 21, 2011

news

LSHS’s annual food drive brings in over 48,000 items

The true meaning of Christmas

City of Lake Stevens receives clean audit by Washington state

The City of Lake Stevens has completed their annual audit with the State Auditor’s Office and has been found to have a clean audit.

LSHS student learns what it’s like to live in Japan

Tasting such Japanese delicacies as squid, octopus and eel – raw isn’t exactly on most high school student’s “bucket list” but Lake Stevens High School student Tyler Storz got to not only try these exotic foods but also learned what it’s like to ride a train to school.

Local business collects lights to help child in need

Six-year-old Eldon Presson was diagnosed with leukemia in September of this year. His treatments are working and Eldon is in remission but medical bills still continue to end up in his parent’s mailbox and with Christmas just around the corner the $2,000 check the Presson’s received at the Lake Stevens Ace Hardware last week couldn’t have come at a better time.

Students make cards for troops

Mrs. Hamilton’s fifth grade class at Sunnycrest Elementary School participated in the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

Senate bill protects the integrity of the Foreclosure Fairness Act

A small fix to the Foreclosure Fairness Act will have big implications for Washingtonians at risk of losing their homes.

Police distribute DUI coffee sleeves

The Lake Stevens Police Department, in partnership with Snohomish County’s DUI & Target Zero Task Force will be distributing coffee sleeves to area coffee stands to raise awareness about drinking and driving this holiday season.

Collection site gets 2,155 shoe box gifts

National Collection Week has wrapped up for the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind—Operation Christmas Child—where participants fill empty shoe boxes with items for kids suffering from natural disaster, war, terrorism, famine, and poverty. Soon, these shoeboxes will be delivered to 8.5 million kids worldwide.

SUDOKU Answers December 21, 2011

SUDOKU Answers December 21, 2011

religion-spiritual

What voices do you hear?

I love the beautiful Christmas carol “Do You Hear What I Hear?”

school-sports

Viking wrestlers rank fourth in Tri-State Championship

The Lake Stevens wrestling team traveled to North Idaho College in Coeur D’Alene to compete in the Tri State Wrestling Championships held December 16 and 17.

Viking boys win a pair of Wesco thrillers

With 6-9 center Lorin Vandegrift (a double-figure scorer and rebounder and key insider defender) sidelined until next month with a leg stress fracture Mark Hein's Vikings needed to find a way to take up the slack against two of its top Wesco 4A North rivals last week, Arlington and Monroe.