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 By Journal Staff    Columns    April 2, 2014

City Corner: Vandalism

Each year the City has thousands of dollars of public property damaged or destroyed as a result of vandalism.   This wanton action results in wasted public resources, is a criminal offense, and sometimes can cause injury or worse.   An example is...

 
 Columns    February 19, 2014

What to do when a street sign is down or missing?

It is estimated that there are over 4,000 street signs in Lake Stevens. These include stop, speed limit, warnings, pedestrian, street name, and regulatory signs.  On an average, it is estimated that the City has installed about 100 more signs each...

 
 By City of Lake Stevens Staff    Columns    January 1, 2014

Private signs on public roads

Have you ever noticed that there are a lot of signs on the road?  Road signs are there to protect and inform the public of speed limits, upcoming intersection, where to stop, and where pedestrians may be crossing.  These are placed following a...

 
 Columns    November 20, 2013

New Access Ramps

This summer the City had removed existing sidewalk access ramps and installed new ramps.  This has raised some questions to why this was performed.    This is part of a federal American with Disability Act (ADA) requirement when certain types of...

 
 Columns    November 13, 2013

Winter Vehicle Preparedness

While winter in western Washington is typically pretty mild, it is likely that you will face some type of severe winter weather at some time.  Rains and wind are the common conditions for our area and snow and extreme cold weather less...