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aquafest-news

Aquafest Junior Idol auditions coming soon

Auditions for Aquafest Junior Idol will be held at Haggen at 8915 Market Place in Lake Stevens from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 30, July 7 and July 14.

guest-editorial

Will the Northwest economy be a casualty of the war on coal?

GUEST | EDITORIAL

letters

YOUR | LETTERS

Your Letters for June 6, 2012 issue

lightsandsirens

Lights ans Sirens for June 6, 2012

The police department responded to 520 incidents in the week of May 20, 2012 through May 26, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:

news

Lake Stevens police participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

The Lake Stevens Police Department has been a long time supporter of the Special Olympics in Snohomish County and the State of Washington.

2012 Miss Aquafest Royalty chosen

Riggen selected as Miss Aquafest

Schools into lock down after attempted robbery at Rite-Aid

Hillcrest Elementary, Skyline Elementary and Lake Stevens Middle School went into lock down last Thursday, May 31 after a man walked into the Lake Stevens Rite-Aid on 91st St. NE claiming he had a gun and asking for drugs.

Family Center receives $5,000 Financial Education Grant from United Way

As part of a comprehensive program to promote financial stability among Snohomish County families, United Way of Snohomish County has announced the recipients of financial education grants.

L.S. Friends of Library needs volunteers

The Friends of the Lake Stevens Library are looking for volunteers to help at their annual Book Sale at Aquafest July 27-29. This is the FOL primary fundraiser of the year and all funds will go to purchase “extras” for the library such as programs for children, furniture, presentations, and other items and activities which Sno-Isle Libraries can’t budget.

Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club honors locals for hard work

The Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club is proud to announce Thomas Toline as their 2011 Youth of the Year.

State honors 196 top high school seniors for academics, leadership, service

One hundred ninety-six Washington high school seniors have been honored as Washington Scholars or Washington Scholar Alternates in recognition of their academic achievements, leadership, and community service, the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP) including Megan E. Pryor of Lake Stevens High School.

Seniors to hold estate sale, pancake breakfast

Lake Stevens Senior Center will have an Estate Sale on Friday and Saturday June 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Many items including tools, treasures and collectibles will be for sale.

Health & Safety Fair offers education and fun for community

Lake Stevens Fire and Lake Stevens Police are excited to bring the annual Health & Safety Fair to the Lake Stevens community on Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Albertson’s parking lot in Lake Stevens.

Albertsons holding re-grand opening event

The Lake Stevens Albertsons will be holding their re-grand opening event on Wednesday, June 6 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be lots of giveaways and samples that day.

Awards & Honors

Students from the Lake Stevens area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Autumn Quarter.

Rotary Club asking for aid to help homeless students

The date for matching funds in the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens and Rotary District 5050 for homeless Lake Stevens School District kids has been extended through June 15.

religion-spiritual

Keeping the Faith:

The Kudzu Conspiracy

schools

5th Avenue awards announces L.S. as nominee

The 5th Avenue Musical Theater Awards is a fantastic program, entirely unique in this country—a program designed to recognize high school musical theater all around the state with a student version of the Tony Awards.

LSHS Leadership students host Prom for Special Education students

In May the Leadership Class at Lake Stevens High School, directed by Leadership and Social Studies teacher Mr. Joe Cronin, put together a dance for all special education students at Lake Stevens High School.

State honors 196 top high school seniors for academics, leadership, service

One hundred ninety-six Washington high school seniors have been honored as Washington Scholars or Washington Scholar Alternates in recognition of their academic achievements, leadership, and community service, the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP) including Megan E. Pryor of Lake Stevens High School.

LSHS students honored in Snohomish PUD photography contest

Lake Stevens High School had four of the five winners in the Snohomish PUD photography contest. Their work best fitted the theme, “Energy in Action” and is proudly displayed in the lobby of the SnoPUD main office in Everett.

sports-local

Little Leaguers recognize seniors

As the Little League season winds down with the scores in and the teams ranked, one Lake Stevens team (Majors division Mariners) showed their community spirit by initiating two notable events.