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Articles from the March 26, 2013 edition

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 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    March 26, 2013


I have bad news. Researchers have confirmed that planet Earth is headed toward an apocalypse. Yes, I know that the Mayan calendar is in our rearview mirrors, and we have all returned to paying our credit card bills, mortgages, and car payments once a…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2013

Students hold CAMP IN to help homeless

Last month Volunteers of America (VOA) held a CAMP in for students who wanted to help in the fight against homelessness. Eight students from Lake Stevens joined in the county-wide event which gave…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2013

SnoCo teens drinking less; thinking more about suicide

The state’s recently released 2012 Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) shows that Snohomish County’s youth are having their ups and downs when it comes to healthy choices and experiences. The biennial report issued by the Washington State…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2013

Shoreline Master Program Collaboration process brings positive results

The City of Lake Stevens began the Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Update in 2009 with a grant from the Washington Department of Ecology. Over the last two years, City Staff and consultants have…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2013

LLSD earns Energy Star Leadership Award

The Lake Stevens School District (LSSD) has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency as a 2012 “Energy Star Leader” for improving energy efficiency by more than 30 percent compared to a 2010 baseline. LSSD is one of only…

 By Pam Stevens    News    March 26, 2013

Lake Stevens loses another community icon – Mayor Lynn Walty will be sorely missed

Lynn Eugene Walty has been a fixture in Lake Stevens for decades and if some organization needed help you can bet that Walty was there to give a hand. Walty’s passing on March 19, 2013, has…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2013

Lake Stevens High School community wears ties for beloved teacher Talley

On Friday, March 22, Lake Stevens High School students and staff wore neck ties in honor of longtime history teacher Jim Talley who passed away in 2012. The morning kicked off with ASB and Leadership…

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    March 26, 2013

Keeping our daughters safe in a world that wants to exploit them

Scrolling through Facebook last week I noticed a friend of mine shared a link to a blog post about raising daughters and how girls are being devalued in the world today. The blog entitled “We are That family…you know the ones” gave…

 By Journal Staff    News    March 26, 2013

Aquafest Royalty scheduled events

The Aquafest royalty represents Lake Stevens throughout Snohomish County all year long, not just at Aquafest. Scheduled events through this Spring and Summer include the Marysville Strawberry…

 Opinions    March 26, 2013


Thanks to the community for help in fighting cancer Dear Editor, Last Friday our Relay for Life Team held a “Bunco for the Cure” night fundraiser. Over $820 was raised for the American Cancer Society. We would like to thank all of the…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    March 26, 2013

One-stop tax collection makes sense

Regulations are like bricks. One brick doesn’t weigh that much, but as you add more bricks, the load gets heavier and heavier until eventually it becomes a crushing burden that slows progress to a crawl. Complying with one regulation…

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