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Articles from the March 12, 2013 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    March 12, 2013

Little Vikings win B&G; Clubâs basketball championships

The Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club 7th/8th grade boys championship team, the Vikings, won first place in the championship tournament on February 23 at North Lake Middle School. The player’s…

 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    March 12, 2013


Jesus never described the gospel as an escape hatch, whereby we can exchange this current world for a spiritual retreat far away. Rather, his gospel was: “God’s kingdom is here! Heaven has come to earth!” Jesus invites his…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Senior Center raised funds for life-saving device

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), is known to be the leading cause of death in the United States. Since senior citizens are the highest-risk category, Louise Fellows, who is a member of the Lake Stevens Se…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Robotics Club sweeping competitions, gearing up for world domination

The average person would define Wookies as tall, hairy humanoids from the Star Wars fictional universe. In Lake Stevens, “The Wookies” are an award-winning robotics team from Cavelero Mid…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Residents called to contribute to historic cancera research effort

Residents of Lake Stevens have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Poppe to perform in PNB’s Hansel & Gretel

Local dancer Christian Poppe has been selected to dance the part of the White Male Bird in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production of Hansel & Gretel. The performance is a narrated,…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

LSHS Drama announces Calamity Jane

Lake Stevens High School Drama Club is pleased to announce its spring musical Calamity Jane, music by Sammy Fain; lyrics by Paul Francis Webster; adapted by Ronald Hanmer and Phil Park. Directed by…

 By Pam Stevens    News    March 12, 2013

L.S. accident victim thanks first responders

On a dark night on December 7, 2012, Timmothy Lang of Lake Stevens was driving down Highway 9 near Frontier Village when a Subaru crossed the yellow line hitting his Chevy Avalanche truck head on. It…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Citizens invited to town halls with Representative Hans Dunshee

Rep. Hans Dunshee will host two town hall meetings in the 44th District on Saturday, March 16. “I love having these town hall meetings, so I can hear the thoughts and concerns of the folks I…

 Opinions    March 12, 2013

YOUR LETTERS March 13, 2013

Charity starts where? Dear Editor, Without a living-wage paycheck for two years and a wife who, buying into all those “dramatic teacher shortage” articles, has dodged the budgetary bullet for six of her seven years in teaching, I am…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    March 12, 2013

People helping people

In November 1982, our state’s unemployment rate peaked at 12.2 percent, the highest since the Great Depression. Interest on a fixed rate home loan was 13.4 percent, and an 11.5 inflation rate burned through our checkbooks. The economy was a…

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 12, 2013

Frustration over prescription laws seems endless

I called my eye doctor’s office last week to request a copy of my prescription. Unfortunately my dog decided that my glasses looked like a great chew toy and bent the rims a bit so I decided I would try ordering some eyeglasses online….

 By Steve Strong    News    March 12, 2013

The Lake Stevens Real Estate Report for March 2013

With the longer days and extended daylight hours, more people are looking at purchasing a home and perhaps selling the one they are in. With values increasing and interest rates staying at all-time lows, more people want to buy now than in recent…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Ace Hardware hosts color and organizing consulting

Interior Designer and Color Specialist Kelly DuByne will be at Lake Stevens Ace Hardware. Tired of those white walls or costly paint mistakes? Bring your design inspiration—photos, art, fabric—for a complimentary consultation. Call Ace…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Surf Shack Espresso earns Excellence Award

It’s like winning an Oscar Award for safe food handling. The Snohomish Health District Food Excellence Awards honor the top restaurants and institutional kitchens in six categories, selected from more than 4,000 food permit holders in…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

SBA to expand access to loan programs

Borrowers and lenders of loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration will have greater access to capital and less paperwork as a result of a proposed regulation aimed at streamlining the SBA application process, while also strengthening…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Local incident cleaning company looking to help local family

Bio Clean Inc. is accepting real life stories for a free home cleaning event. They are looking for a needy family that would otherwise not be able to afford a cleanup but are completely willing to have a team of volunteers as well as the hoarding…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 12, 2013

Linvog receives honor as Top Vet

Paul Linvog, Frontier Village Veterinary Clinic, has been recognized as one of 2013 Best Veterinarians in the Seattle metropolitan area. The “Top Vets” are chosen by their peers and the…

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