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Articles from the July 2, 2013 edition

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 Opinions    July 2, 2013  
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    July 2, 2013


My wife attended Lutheran Catechism. My neighbor went to an Adventist Sabbath class. My college friend was enrolled in a Yeshiva. And I attended Sunday School. I suppose these are all different names for a similar religious rite of passage: The…

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 2, 2013

Sewer District Manager Smith retires after 32 years

Lake Stevens Sewer District has grown over the past three decades and has become one of the most efficient treatment plants in the state thanks, in large part, to the efforts of Darwin Smith, the…

 News    July 2, 2013

NCC Rowers Medal at NW Masters Regionals

North West Masters Regionals, held this year at Vancouver Lake, is the largest regional regatta in the U.S. North Cascades Crew of Lake Stevens was one of 47 clubs competing from eight states and Canada. Rowers compete by age with handicaps in races…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 2, 2013

LSHS sends five students to state

Five juniors represented Lake Stevens High School at the 2013 Boys State leadership conference last month on the Central Washington State University campus in Ellensburg. They attended the week-long…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 2, 2013

Lake Stevens Library summer programs

On July 11 starting at 10:15 a.m. the Lake Stevens Library will host “The Story Prospector” for kids of all ages. New Mexico Storyteller Bob Kanegis digs into books and lost stories and brings them dramatically back to life in this…

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 2, 2013

Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce office opens in Lundeen Park

Even through wind and a little rain, the Open House and ribbon cutting for the new Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce office took place on Wednesday, June 26. The new office, which is located…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 2, 2013

Find your family history at Aquafest

Take a stroll next to the library at this year’s Aquafest and you will find something new—a way to find out more about your family history! Genealogy has become one of the country’s fastest growing pastimes and The Family History…

 News    July 2, 2013

Council Selects Trenary as the Next Sheriff

Today, the Snohomish County Council announced that they have appointed Ty Trenary as the next Sheriff. The unanimous 5-0 vote places Trenary in the Sheriff’s Office top position, vacated by John Lovick when he resigned June 3 to accept the position…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 2, 2013

Celebrate safely this Fourth

Lake Stevens Fire reminds the community to celebrate the Fourth of July safely with their family and friends. All fireworks including those purchased at legal stands can be destructive or deadly if handled irresponsibly. Even the smallest of…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 2, 2013

Aquafest looking for volunteer help

Aquafest is almost here and they need your help. In order to make each year’s Aquafest a great family event during the weekend of July 28, they need volunteers to help with many of their events. If you are interested and can give one or more…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    July 2, 2013

What about the rest of us?

The newspaper Politico reports that dozens of members of Congress and their staffers are so worried about rising premium costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that they may quit or retire before the law fully goes into effect Jan. 1. Currently,…

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