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 By Contributed    News    December 24, 2014 

FCCLA Youth Leaders Attend "Cluster Meeting"

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought more than 900 of its student leaders, members and advisers to the Salt Lake City Convention Center to participate in the one of three...

 
 By Contributed    News    December 24, 2014 

Winter Safety Tips

During the holidays and winter season, families are warming their homes for comfort and applying their finishing touches to their holiday decorations. It is the most wonderful time of the year for many, though you may not realize that there is an...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 24, 2014 

Granite Falls School District Food Drive Tops over $10.5 K

The Granite Falls High School leadership team, along with staff and many volunteers, spent two full days sorting and organizing all the generous donations from the Granite Falls community.  This year, the drive raised a grand total of 22,443 items...

 
 News    December 24, 2014 

Granite Falls Fire Wraps Up 31st Christmas House

With support from the Granite Falls community, Granite Falls Fire has been hosting Christmas House for 31 years. Supporting families and children throughout the holidays, Christmas House is Granite...

 
 News    December 24, 2014 

The City of Lake Stevens Awarded Sidewalk Grant

The City was successful in being selected for a State grant to install sidewalks along both sides of North Davies between the two mini roundabouts. This will provide a much needed improvement to safe pedestrian travel in this commercial area. Along...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 24, 2014 

LS Kiwanis Club & LSHS Leadership Key Club bring smiles to local families in need

The Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club in conjunction with the LSHS Leadership Key Club delivered 20 Christmas baskets to local families in need this last Saturday, Dec. 20. The Kiwanis budget approximately...

 
 By Dacia Price    News    December 24, 2014 

Luca's Wood Fired Pizza, under new ownership, serves up some mighty fine wood fired pizzas

We are a nation of pizza lovers, from the greasy thin crusted slices of New York City, to the deep dish pies of Chicago, even Southern California is popping out new and exciting artisan creations...

 
 By Desiree Cahoon    News    December 17, 2014

Will Cavelero Community Park have a BMX Track, it looks that way

On Tuesday, December 9th, Kevin Teague, Senior Park Planner for Snohomish County Parks and Recreation and Rebecca Ableman from the City of Lake Stevens presented three alternative park plans to a full...

 
 By Contributed Article    News    December 17, 2014

Affordable Ski Helmets Available at Lake Stevens Fire Department

Snow and ski season has arrived in the great northwest. When families head to the mountains to enjoy snow sports such as skiing, snowboarding and tubing, Lake Stevens Fire and Safe Kids Snohomish...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 10, 2014

Lake Stevens Fire Welcomes Fire Academy Graduates: Virnig, Pick and Harrott

After an intense 12 weeks of training at the North Bend Fire Academy, Paramedic/Firefighter Joe Virnig, Firefighter Chris Harrott, and Firefighter David Pick have graduated. There were 29 firefighters in their graduating class, representing 13 fire...

 
 By Contributed Article    News    December 10, 2014

Lake Stevens Welcome's The Dickens Fair

Lake Stevens School District's Community Education program has hosted this annual craft fair. The Dickens Fair features nearly 100 vendors selling hand-crafted goods. It's a festive community holiday...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 10, 2014

Action Planning for Successful Aging

How do you talk to mom about her new boyfriend? What about asking for dad’s keys when he has an accident? And, how do you begin those tough conversations about end-of-life wishes?  Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances,...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    December 10, 2014

Lake Stevens School District Announces November 2014 Apple Award Recipients

Nominated and selected by their peers, the following Lake Stevens School District employees will be recognized for their contributions to our district and for their demonstration of excellence in their work. November recipients of the APPLE AWARD...

 
 By Contributed Article    News    December 10, 2014

Early Learning Center Get's A Visit from Police Chief Lorentzen

Lake Stevens Chief of Police Dan Lorentzen took time out of his busy schedule to read to preschoolers at the Early Learning Center. He read Emma Dodd’s Dog's Colorful Day and engaged  the children by enlisting their help in identifying colors and...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

County Council approves 2009 budget

County Council approves 2009 budget Bad economy makes for painful budget cuts BY CHUCK TUCK | JOURNAL REPORTER Due to the universally widespread downturn in the economy, the Snohomish County Council has approved a 2009 general fund budget of $206.6...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Women learn that simple techniques can be useful in defending yourself

Women learn that simple techniques can be useful in defending yourself BY CHUCK TUCK | JOURNAL REPORTER Whether you are a man, woman, or child, knowing how to protect yourself and how to recognize danger is a priority that many people have...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Thomas Jefferson, Rage Against the Machine and lesbian attacks

Thomas Jefferson, Rage Against the Machine and lesbian attacks As Thomas Jefferson once said, “Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes that nothing is wrong.” And...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Marysville man runs up a tree to escape police

Marysville man runs up a tree to escape police Takes police on a pursuit through N. Snohomish County BY PAM STEVENS | EDITOR Lights and sirens cruised along Highway 9 near Frontier Village on Sunday, Nov. 23, around 7:30 p.m. after a man wanted by...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Local retailer helps Lake Stevens Marine while serving in Africa

Local retailer helps Lake Stevens Marine while serving in Africa Joe’s Sporting Goods is honored by the Department of Defense BY PAM STEVENS | EDITOR For Marines serving in Djibouti, Africa mosquitoes are not only a nuisance but could also be...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

Lights and Sirens

Lights and Sirens The police department responded to 451 incidents in the week of November 2, 2008 to November 8, 2008. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable events: Fatality Collision, 11/02/08, 12500 blk Sr 92 While on patrol...

 
 News    December 3, 2009

L.S. offers a fun and festive weekend

L.S. offers a fun and festive weekend Spend your Saturday celebrating the holidays with your neighbors BY PAM STEVENS | EDITOR Clear your calendar this Saturday, Dec. 6 and plan to spend the day hanging out right here in Lake Stevens, getting some sh...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

After jumping on school bus man gets bail

After jumping on school bus man gets bail Suspect blames dog for tip-off Bail was set at $60,000 for James Dale Gilligan, 46, who was arrested on Sept. 14 for pushing his way onto a school bus headed for Glenwood Elementary School earlier that...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

Q & A: Could we really be getting a UW campus?

Q & A: Could we really be getting a UW campus? I’m sure a lot of you are wondering what’s up with all this U-Dub talk. One day you hear that Lake Stevens is in the running for the University of Washington campus, the next day you...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

LSHS band director shares his love and passion of music

LSHS band director shares his love and passion of music Lake Stevens High School band director Neil Proff has brought something almost unexpected to the Viking Band program; pride, which he fashionably wore on a T-shirt that he had printed for all...

 
 News    September 26, 2007

From here to Virginia to who knows where - the race is on

From here to Virginia to who knows where - the race is on Local IT professional wins big in contest BY CHUCK TUCK | JOURNAL REPORTER Lake Stevens motor sports enthusiast Chad Norley received an opportunity of a lifetime when he responded to a...

 

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