Articles published Tue, Jan 3, 2012
WA Pet Food Pantries Doing Booming Business
Food banks around the state have been busier than ever this year, and one of the needs that is often overlooked at donation time is food for pets
Major changes for Tuesday’s commute; drivers should pack their patience
Puget Sound drivers can expect major changes to their commute starting early Tuesday morning as they adjust to a tolled SR 520 bridge.
Who’s looking out for your health care needs?
Officials recently released 244 pages worth of regulations governing the health-insurance exchanges established by the federal health reform law.
YOUR | LETTERS for January 4, 2012 issue
YOUR | LETTERS
Lights and Sirens for January 4, 2012
The police department responded to 584 incidents in the week of December 18, 2011 through December 24, 2011. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:
Local heroes honored by Snohomish Red Cross
Aschenbrenner, VanLeuven named Real Heroes
Lundeen Parkway roundabout operation study taking place
In mid 2010, the Lundeen Parkway roundabout became fully operational. It didn’t take long for the general public to see an improvement in the operations over the prior existing stop sign controlled intersection.
Algae in lake reaches cautionary levels
Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM) recently found potentially toxic blue-green algae in Lake Stevens, prompting the posting of cautionary signs at boat launches and public areas around the lake.
Fatal vehicle collision on Highway 92, North Machias
A 28-year-old male was killed in a vehicle accident on Highway 92 and North Machias Road on Tuesday, Dec. 27 while driving his 1995 Chrysler Sebring.
Home ownership made easier in this market
Williams Real Estate Brokers is hosting a free Washington State Housing Finance Commission Curriculum Workshop in their conference room at 430 91st Avenue #6 Lake Stevens.
Stay safe during winter
Free kindergarten readiness classes starting soon-sign up now
READY! For Kindergarten classes will start on January 9 in both English and Spanish for parents of children who will enter Kindergarten Fall 2012 and Fall 2013.
Relay for Life team member meeting
Motorhome fire near Sunnycrest Elementary
On Friday, Dec. 23, Lake Stevens Fire responded to a fire involving a motorhome in front of Sunnycrest Elementary School.
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Register your Relay For Life team today
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Lake Stevens gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
Local family granted Christmas wish
Many local radio stations use the holiday season to grant families in need a special wish for them and their families. Country radio station KMPS 94.1 was one of the stations who made Christmas dreams come true for many in Western Washington.
Keeping the Faith:
More than having it all
What seniors need to do to find and research doctors who accept medicare
Dear Savvy Senior, What resources are available to help seniors locate and research Medicare doctors? My husband and I are approaching age 65 and need to find a new internist or primary care doctor who accepts Medicare. Our current doctor is not enrolled with Medicare and will not continue seeing us as Medicare patients. - Looking For Care
Viking girls basketball cruise through Wenatchee tournament
Viking girls cruised through a pair of lopsided wins in the Wenatchee Holiday Basketball Tournament last week.