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Aquafest 2012 looking for help in two annual events

Aquafest’s annual Quadrathon and Aquarun are in need of volunteers to help ensure that these two events can continue as part of the Aquafest festivities.


WA Supreme Court, FCC Side With Phone Customers

It's taken years in both cases, but the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Washington State Supreme Court have just handed phone customers a couple of victories.


Student loan interest rates may soon be going up in America

I can’t take it anymore! Now it’s student loan interest rates that are going up—if Congress doesn’t do anything about it before July 1, that is.


Biomass is the environment’s enemy?

When environmental organizations pushed Washington voters to approve their renewable energy Initiative 937, they touted biomass energy — incinerated wood waste — as one of their preferred alternatives to fossil fuel.


YOUR | LETTERS May 2, 20112

Your Letters


Lights and Sirens for May 2, 2012

Lake Stevens Police Beat


LSSD volunteers of the year 2012

LSSD volunteers of the year 2012

Purple here, Purple there, purple, purple everywhere

L.S. Painted the Town Purple

Home robbery suspects lead police on foot chase

Neighbors were startled to see police and K9 units surrounding the neighborhoods near the 11000 block of 22nd St. NE early Saturday morning, April 21.

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life honors Cancer survivors

The American Cancer Society’s National signature activity, Relay For Life, takes place Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20 at Lake Stevens High School.

LSF Partners in Risk Watch

Lake Stevens Fire is proud to share strong partnerships with the Lake Stevens Police and the Everett Community College Nursing Program.

Local student joins 39 others from around the country as Korean Ambassador

Working to engage youth at the World Expo in Yeosu, Korea, USA Pavilion 2012, the organization charged with designing, building, and operating the USA Pavilion, announced the 40 American college students from 19 states and the District of Columbia who will represent the United States as Student Ambassadors including Jenna Morrison from Lake Stevens.

Anita Caffee, LSSD Volunteer – Distinguished Service Award

L.S. Fire welcomes part-time members

Lake Stevens Fire recently welcomed 11 part-time firefighter members. Part-time firefighters are required to be Firefighter 1 certified, EMT certified, and must pass both physical capacity and knowledge tests.

Why I Relay

G.F. Fire District #17 conducts live fire sprinkler demo

"Sometimes people just need to see it to believe it," says Fire Chief Jim Haverfield."

Help feed Li’l Hungry Hearts children this summer in L.S.

Sahara Pizza and Papa John’s Pizza are joining forces to help “Take A Bite Out of Childhood Hunger” in Lake Stevens by hosting a fundraiser event for Li’l Hungry Hearts.


To love Jesus is to also love His church

Heard this one before? “I love Jesus, but I just don’t like His Church.” Or maybe this one: “Dear Jesus, save me from your followers.” It’s become an increasingly trendy idea, and one that I hear more and more all the time.

Keeping the Faith:

The Procession Has Got To Go


Mt. Pilchuck Elementary holds second annual cancer/memory walk

This year Lake Stevens is having their second annual Relay For Life on May 19 and 20. Many Pilchuck students, staff, and parents will be participating in this walk sponsored by The American Cancer Society.

North Lake Middle School’s Builders Club recognized at Regional level

Congratulations goes to North Lake Middle School Builders Club for receiving first place in the Pacific Northwest District 2011-2012 Builders Club Book contest.

LSHS Spring Plants happening now

Springtime has arrived! Stop by and shop the wonderful selection of plants at the LSHS greenhouses for hanging baskets, container gardening and bedding plants for your home.


Baseball loses one, comes back fighting

Lake Stevens baseball lost their first game of the season on Wednesday, April 18, after fourteen straight victories. The Vikings fell to the Stanwood Spartans 3-2 in extra innings.