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Articles published Tue, Jun 26, 2012

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Advertise in our upcoming Aquafest guide

The award winning Official Aquafest Program Guide will be out on July 25.

Aquafest’s annual 3-0n-3 basketball tournament

This is the ninth year for Aquafest’s 3-on-3 basketball, which will take place on Saturday, July 28.

Aquafest’s Quadrathon

Feeling in shape? The Quadrathon on Sunday, July 29 at 8 a.m. includes a 300-yard swim, five-mile bike ride, three-mile run, and one-mile paddle-boat race.




Liquor Control Board Statement on Lawsuit filed by I-1183 authors and financiers

The Liquor Control Board (Board) is reviewing the lawsuit filed against it by the plaintiffs: Costco, NW Grocery Associations and the Washington Restaurant Association.

FCC Calls for Cell Phone Safety Review

Washington News Service

Washington Auto Theft Rates High: Spokane 4th in the nation, Yakima jumps to 5th, Seattle rises to 12th place

SEATTLE – Washington continues to be a hotbed for auto thieves in spite of a slight 1.6 percent overall decline in the number of auto thefts last year, as both Yakima and Seattle rose higher in the national theft-rate rankings, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s annual Hot Spots Report released this week.


What we can learn from the bullied bus monitor



The Federal government shouldn’t make things worse



Jury Duty aaa

Laura on Life


Lights and Sirens- Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 512 incidents in the week of June 10, 2012 through June 16, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:


Celebrate safely this Fourth of July

Lake Stevens High School students attend Girls State

SR 9/SR 92 intersection closure rescheduled

Remember that intersection closure we’ve been talking about? The one on SR 9/SR 92 near Lake Stevens? Well, the closure schedule has changed. Again. And hopefully for the last time.

Lien’s cancer in remission, holding garage sale fundraiser

Pilchuck principal gets a time out

American Legion, Boy Scouts retire flags

American Legion Post 181 was joined by a local scout troop on Flag Day, June 14 where they retired over 325 flags. This is the 11th flag retirement ceremony performed by Post 181. So far, they have retired almost 4,000 flags.

Local seven-year-old collects food for kids

Olivia Follett, who is only seven years old, wanted to help feed hungry kids so she has been busy cutting out dragonfly stickers and selling them to people for five cents each.

North Cascades Crew Masters bring home 13 medals from Regional Championship competition

North Cascades Crew, located on Lake Stevens, attended the USRowing Northwest Masters Regional Championship Regatta held in Klamath Falls, Oregon June 15 through 17.

Sudoku Solution for June 27th 2012


Church youth perform community service, even in the pouring rain

The rain was coming down in droves on Saturday afternoon, June 23, as over 100 youth from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints laid beauty bark and planted trees at Strawberry Fields in Marysville in an effort to create a walking path to the Off-Leash Dog Park.

Keeping the Faith: A City on a HIll

When that little group of Separatists left England for the New World in a little boat called the Mayflower, they landed at Plymouth Rock in a territory that would eventually become known as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Colony became, obviously, the seedbed for the nation whose birthday we celebrate next week.


L.S. students accepted into the Aerospace Scholars program

The Washington Aerospace Scholars program is pleased to announce that Nicholas Alldredge and Alan Brazelton from Lake Stevens High School will be participating in one of the four WAS Summer Residency sessions held in June and July at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

Awards and Honors

The following students were recognized by the Lake Stevens School Board as outstanding secondary students at the May 9 School Board meeting.


Mariners take home the trophy after hard fought battle

North Cascades Crew Masters bring home 13 medals from Regional Championship competition