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Articles from the February 12, 2014 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    Sports    February 12, 2014

Cavelero’s own Violette brings home gold from Junior Curling Championships

It may seem inconceivable but there was another big sporting event taking place the same weekend as our beloved Super Bowl. Fourteen-year-old, Cavelero Mid High School ninth grader Luc Violette and…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    February 12, 2014

L.S. wrestlers win Wesco 4A District 1 Championship

The Wesco 4A District 1 wrestling tournament went about as well as Lake Stevens could’ve hoped, with the Vikings winning the team title and qualifying fifteen wrestlers for the regional tournament. T…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    February 12, 2014

Eliminate our transportation bottlenecks before the new Panama Canal opens

Improving Highway 167 could help change the face of global commerce and the future of Washington state. Really. Traffic congestion is causing bottlenecks at our ports, creating costly delays for the shippers that use Puget Sound ports. Failing to…

 Opinions    February 12, 2014

Farm bill continues mistakes, bad policies

Dear Editor, The 2014 Farm Bill is signed, sealed and delivered to the President by both the Republicans and Democrats; it increases from $640 billion to $960 billion over the next 10 years. The Democrats, to include our Congresswoman Susan Delbene,…

 By Mike Anderton    Sports    February 12, 2014

Viking basketball boys finish strong, girls head to districts

Lake Stevens boys basketball team did not have a successful season in terms of wins and losses this season (1-13 in Wesco 4A North, 2-18 overall).  But there is good reason for optimism about next season when Lake returns its entire squad minus…

 By Pam Stevens    News    February 12, 2014

Level 3 sex offender now living in L.S.

Travis Tyrell Reiner is a convicted Level 3 sex offender who recently moved to the 10100 block of 54th Place NE in Lake Stevens.  Reiner is 42-years-old and has been convicted of 3rd degree rape and…

 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Church    February 12, 2014

OUT TO PASTOR | At least it’s not snowing!

If somebody gave out an award for grouchiness and downright cantankerousness, I am sure I would take top honors. Of course, according to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage, there is no honor in being grouchy or cantankerous nor is there room for…

 Columns    February 12, 2014

Obituary for Dylan Michael Youngblood: June 30, 1991 ~ January 21, 2014

Dylan Michael Youngblood passed away on January 21, 2014. Dylan’s parents, Lee and Helene and his siblings Dakota, Desteny and Dalton would like to invite you to join them in a Celebration of Life…

 By Journal Staff    News    February 12, 2014

FCCLA students teach students effects of bullying

Amanda Kristofferson and Larisa Kreft are putting an end to bullying at Highland Elementary. Through Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) they have reached out to six classes at…

 By Journal Staff    News    February 12, 2014

Glenwood fourth-grader rallies school to raise money for Philippines

Kaitlyn Johnson, a fourth-grader from Glenwood Elementary School, led a school-wide effort to raise money for the Philippines. In total, the 10-year-old and the Glenwood community raised $486.75….

 By Journal Staff    News    February 12, 2014

Lake Stevens Officer is sworn in as Special Deputy U.S. Marshall

Officer Daniel Planalp 30, a seven year veteran of the Lake Stevens Police Department, was sworn in as a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal by David Miller, the United States Marshal for the Western…

 By Journal Staff    News    February 12, 2014

Cavelero Music Boosters holding dinner and rafffle fundraiser

The Cavelero Music Boosters will be hosting a dinner/raffle fundraiser catered by the Olive Garden. The event will be held in the Cavelero Commons on Friday, February 28 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Prices are $25 for a party of four and $7 for an…

 By Steve Strong    Business    February 12, 2014

Lake Stevens Real Estate Report for February 2014

Median values dipped to $249,000 in January, down from $265,000 in December 2013 for residential properties in Lake Stevens. Yet median values in Lake Stevens are substantially higher now than they were a year ago when the median value was $226,500….

 By Journal Staff    Business    February 12, 2014

Massage therapist opens in L.S.

M:E.L.T. Massage LLC enjoyed a successful grand opening on Monday, November 11, 2013. Veteran’s Day was chosen to introduce M:E.L.T. to the greater Lake Stevens community because service to US Veterans of Foreign Wars is the cornerstone of…

 Business    February 12, 2014

AdvoCare – a lifestyle, not a fad diet

AdvoCare, a national health and wellness company, is rising in popularity in Snohomish County offering energy, weight-loss, nutrition, and sports performance products. The 24-Day Challenge is the…

 By Journal Staff    Business    February 12, 2014

Efficient Organization celebrates seven years of busting clutter

Professional Organizer, Monika Kristofferson, of the Lake Stevens based organizing company, Efficient Organization, celebrates seven years of busting clutter, turning paper piles into files and relieving stress. In addition to helping busy…

 By Journal Staff    Business    February 12, 2014

L.S. company going national

Okie Joe’s, LLC is a company based out of Lake Stevens and they will be exhibiting for the first time at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, Calif. Okie Joe’s is committed to producing unique and flavorful salsas that are far from…

 By Pam Stevens    Business    February 12, 2014

New bistro opens in the city of Lake Stevens

Lindsay Herschlip spent her summers in Lake Stevens as a child and loved the community and the lake. She has had a dream of opening up a restaurant and a vision of what that would look like. Lake…

 Entertainment    February 12, 2014

Crossword Puzzle Answer for February 12, 2014

Crossword Puzzle Answer for February 12, 2014…

 By Journal Staff    News    February 12, 2014

Accident in L.S. kills Marysville man

On Saturday, February 8 at approximately 10:30 p.m. a 69-year-old Marysville man was traveling south on Highway 9 near Highway 92 when he lost control of his Toyota pick-up. Arthur Whetstone’s vehicle slid sideways into the northbound lane…

 By Journal Staff    Sports    February 12, 2014

Lake Stevens High School athletes sign letters of intent for football and soccer

Feb. 5 was National Signing Day across the United States. On this day, high school athletes signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports. At Lake Stevens High School, two seniors signed letters…

 By Journal Staff    News    February 12, 2014

Local students show support for friend

When North Lake Middle School student Munti Hale found out that his friend Tristan Reese was fighting cancer he wanted to know how he could help and show support. Hale designed a t-shirt to show that…

 News    February 12, 2014

Happy Valentines Day!

Monica, you are my beloved and I am faithfully yours. Your adoring husband, Corey…

 News    February 12, 2014

Happy Valentines Day!

Phillip, Brittany, Megan, Caylie, and Daylen … Happy Valentines Day! You are my life Love Sherri…

 Business    February 12, 2014

Chamber Meeting Schedule

March 12 and April 9 Monthly Luncheon 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lake Stevens School District Bldg 12309 22nd St. NE $10 Members/$15 Non-Members…


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