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Articles from the January 1, 2014 edition

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 By Rory Douglas    Sports    January 1, 2014

Lake Stevens High School Wrestling takes third at Tri-State Tournament

The Lake Stevens High School wrestling team took third place at the Tri-State wrestling tournament Dec. 20 in Coeur d’Alene, one of the most difficult tournaments in the Pacific Northwest. The Vikings…

 By Journal Staff    News    January 1, 2014

Highland student helps gather gifts for local kids

Camden Anderson convinced her Principal, Mr. Pewitt at Highland Elementary School, to do a holiday gift drive. She partnered with the Lake Stevens Family Center who helped her gather names for kids…

 By Journal Staff    News    January 1, 2014

LSMS encourages artful expression

Her name is Rosie. She’s an elephant. She’s more than six feet tall and 10 feet wide, and she’s giving a voice to students at Lake Stevens Middle School. Students are encouraged to write anonymous…

 By Journal Staff    News    January 1, 2014

Lake Stevens students study ocean acidification at the high school

Students in Kirstin Olson’s AP Environmental Science class at Lake Stevens High School recently studied ocean acidification, a critical current and future environmental problem. Ocean acidification…

 By Journal Staff    News    January 1, 2014

Sex offender released in Arlington

James Patrick Buckley, a convicted Level 3 sex offender, was released from custody on December 10 and has moved to the 17400 block of SR 530 in Arlington.  Buckley is 50-years-old and has previously…

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    January 1, 2014

Goals, goals and even more goals

It’s time to put away those Christmas lights, throw out that Christmas tree and start the New Year with fresh ideas and new goals, right? Well, not so fast! I know that many of us have those extra 15 pounds (or more in my case) that we want to…

 By Don C Brunell    Opinions    January 1, 2014

Keep the holiday spirit all year long

During the holidays, our thoughts naturally turn to giving — not just giving gifts but donating our time and money to charities and community programs.

 This time of year, we’re reminded that, with all our frailties, we human beings are a…

 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Church    January 1, 2014

If you like your snow, you can keep your snow – Please!

Memory is a very wonderful thing, at times. It seems the older I get the more I remember things that never happened. I do not know how that takes place, but I guess it is just old age creeping up on me. With me, old age has ceased creeping and has…

 By Mike Anderton    Sports    January 1, 2014

Snohomish sweeps Viking basketball, both boys and girls

Snohomish swept Lake Stevens in basketball on December 18, the boys losing 64-37 in the Panthers gym while the girls were beaten 52-39 at home. At Snohomish 64 Lake boys 37  Lake stayed competitive for a half but went stone cold in the second half…

 By Journal Staff    News    January 1, 2014

LS School District announces December 2013 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. December recipients of the APPLE AWARD…

 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…

 News    January 1, 2014

Kriedler’s office fines insurers, agents more than $800,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 3, 2014 Media contact: Public Affairs (360) 725-7055 Kriedler’s office fines insurers, agents more than $800,000 OLYMPIA, Wash. – Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued the following fines and enforcement actio…

 News    January 1, 2014

Granite Falls – Special Board Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATED: January 3, 2014 SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22nd AT 6PM The board will be conducting interviews with five candidates for the vacant position of the Director District #3 Board position. This will take place the…

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