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Articles published Tue, May 15, 2012

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aquafest-news

The not so rich and famous prepare their yachts

Every year, springtime activities for some include building and preparing their boat for summer racing.

county-state

SeaTac 'Turbulence' Over Airport Workers' Wages & Benefits

There's some turbulence at the biggest airport in the state, as workers behind the scenes at Sea-Tac International speak up about their concerns about pay and benefits as contractors.

editorial

Remembering Jim Mitchell

When someone as amazing as Jim Mitchell passes away everyone who ever knew him will feel that loss for the rest of his or her life.

guest-editorial

Roll on Columbia!

In 1942, the completion of Grand Coulee Dam was hailed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Seventy years later, most of us aren’t aware of what that dam or the others on the Columbia River continue to do for us.

letters

YOUR|LETTERS for May 16, 2012

military-news

Celebrate Armed Forces Day this Saturday

On Saturday, May 19 at 12 noon, American Legion Post 181 is inviting all of Lake Stevens to join them at the War Memorial in downtown Lake Stevens to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

news

Jim Mitchell, a life of service, love of town and family

BY PAM STEVENS | MANAGING EDITOR

Families and friends of L.S. will use hearts and feet to fight cancer

If you’ve never been to a Relay for Life event, you’re really missing out, however, you will get your opportunity to join in the celebration, remembrance and fight against cancer this weekend.

Seniors tour Flying Heritage collection

Docent Alan Gale, of the Flying Heritage Collection escorted the Lake Stevens Senior Center seniors on a tour of the FHC museum, at Paine Field, Everett, on April 25.

Ashley Pointe waver waves goodbye

Beautiful sunny days seem to be few and far between here in the Pacific Northwest but for Lake Stevens residents these warm days have an even more special meaning—we get to be waved at by Ashley Pointe resident Paul Burden.

How to prevent window falls during warmer months

With sunny weather upon us and the temperatures rising, remember, open windows pose a risk for young children.

Spring Literacy Concert coming soon

The seventh annual FREE ABC Spring Literacy Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 23 at the Lake Stevens High School PAC.

Host families needed in L.S.

Compass USA is sending 20 high school girls from Tokyo, Japan to Lake Stevens this summer.

Sunnyside students get a visit from police, firefighters

Junior police officers and firefighters at Sunnyside Preschool and Kindergarten recently joined the Lake Stevens Police Department officers and Lake Stevens Firefighters for a ride along to reinforce the Risk Watch Safety lessons taught at Sunnyside.

Coming soon - North Davies mini roundabouts

Since mid 2011, the City has been preparing for the installation of two mini-roundabouts along North Davies at Vernon Road and at the Frontier Village shopping center north access.

Kiwanis celebrate 40 years of service

The Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club held their 40th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, April 28 where they installed three new members

religion-spiritual

Amnesia vs. Anamnesis

With my 50th birthday behind me I recently experienced a senior moment. Right in the midst of a clear thought I completely forgot what I was communicating.

school-sports

Lake hammers Kamiak in first round of District playoffs 18-3

Saturday at Lake Stevens High School, in the first game of the District #1/Wesco baseball tournament, the Vikings dismantled the Kamiak Knights right from the beginning as they scored eighteen runs on sixteen hits.

schools

Mt. Pilchuck Elementary puts on a show

The staff and students at Mount Pilchuck Elementary School will be performing “Twinderella” on May 18 at 7 p.m. and May 19 at 1 p.m. at North Lake Middle School.

“Chicago” cast says thank you

“Chicago” Razzle Dazzled ‘Em!  The LSHS Drama Club would like to say “thank you” for all of the community support for the arts in Lake Stevens. 

Glenwood students perform “A Year with Frog and Toad”

sports-local

Local Masters swimmer breaks record at championships

Paul Olliges is a local masters swimmer that is still breaking speed limits even though he has reached the half century mark. No, we are not talking about any kind of negligent driving.