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Articles from the June 26, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 26, 2012

North Cascades Crew Masters bring home 13 medals from Regional Championship competition

North Cascades Crew, located on Lake Stevens, attended the USRowing Northwest Masters Regional Championship Regatta held in Klamath Falls, Oregon June 15 through 17. With a total of 33 crews in attend…

 By Journal Staff    Sports    June 26, 2012

Mariners take home the trophy after hard fought battle

The Lake Stevens Little League Majors division Mariners took third place in the Marge Sweet Wood Bat Tournament in Alderwood. This is the first time a Lake Stevens team has placed in this tournament….

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

L.S. students accepted into the Aerospace Scholars program

The Washington Aerospace Scholars program is pleased to announce that Nicholas Alldredge and Alan Brazelton from Lake Stevens High School will be participating in one of the four WAS Summer Residency sessions held in June and July at the Museum of…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

Awards and Honors

The following students were recognized by the Lake Stevens School Board as outstanding secondary students at the May 9 School Board meeting. Lake Stevens High School April students of the month: Sean Davidson – 10th grade, Emily Schollenberger…

 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    June 26, 2012

Keeping the Faith: A City on a HIll

When that little group of Separatists left England for the New World in a little boat called the Mayflower, they landed at Plymouth Rock in a territory that would eventually become known as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Colony became, obviously,…

 By Journal Staff    Columns    June 26, 2012

Church youth perform community service, even in the pouring rain

The rain was coming down in droves on Saturday afternoon, June 23, as over 100 youth from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints laid beauty bark and planted trees at Strawberry Fields in Marysville in an effort to create a walking path to…

 By Roxanne Husmann    Granite Falls Press    June 26, 2012

Elizabeth Scott Secures Key Endorsements

The Elizabeth Scott campaign for State Representative, 39th Legislative District, position 2 (the seat vacated by Rep. Kirk Pearson now running for State Senate) is pleased to announce endorsements by Washington State Farm Bureau PAC, Gun Owners…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

SR 9/SR 92 intersection closure rescheduled

Remember that intersection closure we’ve been talking about? The one on SR 9/SR 92 near Lake Stevens? Well, the closure schedule has changed. Again. And hopefully for the last time. Instead of two shorter weekend closures, workers are back to…

 By Pam Stevens    News    June 26, 2012

Pilchuck principal gets a time out

Pilchuck Principal Chris Larson with Chamber President Kim Daughtry sit atop the roof at Mount Pilchuck Elementary after students exceeded their fundraising goals. Students at Mount Pilchuck Elementar…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

North Cascades Crew Masters bring home 13 medals from Regional Championship competition

North Cascades Crew, located on Lake Stevens, attended the USRowing Northwest Masters Regional Championship Regatta held in Klamath Falls, Oregon June 15 through 17. With a total of 33 crews in attend…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

Local seven-year-old collects food for kids

Olivia Follett, who is only seven years old, wanted to help feed hungry kids so she has been busy cutting out dragonfly stickers and selling them to people for five cents each. Follett sat in front of Albertson’s on Father’s Day weekend…

 By Pam Stevens    News    June 26, 2012

Lien’s cancer in remission, holding garage sale fundraiser

Sarah Lien and her mom Barbara Hawkins. Over the past two years the Lake Stevens Journal has followed Sarah Lien through her battle with Stage 3, Grade 3 breast cancer. Lien started her cancer…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

Lake Stevens High School students attend Girls State

Khianna Calica, Jordan Carlton, Savannah Goguen, Rylie Ploeger and Erica Hadley, students at Lake Stevens High School were sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 181 to attend Evergreen…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

Celebrate safely this Fourth of July

Independence Day is a time to celebrate and enjoy the holiday with friends and family. This year, be sure your family stays safe and knows the dangers of fireworks. All fireworks including those purchased at legal stands can be destructive or deadly…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

American Legion, Boy Scouts retire flags

American Legion Post 181 was joined by a local scout troop on Flag Day, June 14 where they retired over 325 flags. This is the 11th flag retirement ceremony performed by Post 181. So far, they have…

 By Journal Staff    Lights & Sirens    June 26, 2012

Lights and Sirens- Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 512 incidents in the week of June 10, 2012 through June 16, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Warrant Service, 06/10/12 2200 block of 120th Ave. NE Officers responded to a…

 By Laura Snyder    Columns    June 26, 2012

Jury Duty aaa

I love my country. I love democracy. I think it’s great that, in America, you are innocent until proven guilty by a jury of your “peers.” According to Mr. Webster, a peer is defined as a person of equal standing, as in rank, class…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    June 26, 2012

The Federal government shouldn’t make things worse

The economic news is bad. The U.S. economy added just 69,000 jobs in May, less than half the expected number, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised down jobs figures for the two previous months as the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent….

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    June 26, 2012

What we can learn from the bullied bus monitor

I was as appalled as everyone else who saw the video of the seventh grade boys in Rochester, N.Y. who bullied their bus monitor on the school bus two weeks ago. Karen Klein, the bus monitor, acts professionally as she sits in her seat just listening…

 By Nw Insurance Council    News    June 26, 2012

Washington Auto Theft Rates High: Spokane 4th in the nation, Yakima jumps to 5th, Seattle rises to 12th place

SEATTLE – Washington continues to be a hotbed for auto thieves in spite of a slight 1.6 percent overall decline in the number of auto thefts last year, as both Yakima and Seattle rose higher in the national theft-rate rankings, according to…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012



 By Washington State Liquor Control Board    News    June 26, 2012

Liquor Control Board Statement on Lawsuit filed by I-1183 authors and financiers

Liquor Control Board statement on the lawsuit filed by I-1183 authors and financiers OLYMPIA — The Liquor Control Board (Board) is reviewing the lawsuit filed against it by the plaintiffs: Costco, NW Grocery Associations and the Washington…

 By Mark Scheerer    News    June 26, 2012

FCC Calls for Cell Phone Safety Review

SEATTLE – It is supposed to be the first review of cell phone safety standards in 15 years by the FCC, but some say the planned review does not go far enough. Camilla Rees with the group says it is good news that the FCC is…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 26, 2012

Aquafest’s Quadrathon

Feeling in shape? The Quadrathon on Sunday, July 29 at 8 a.m. includes a 300-yard swim, five-mile bike ride, three-mile run, and one-mile paddle-boat race. Entry fee is $30 per person/$60 per team, cash or check, with registration from 6:30-7:30…


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