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Articles from the July 10, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Barn Gold now in Lake Stevens

Barn Gold LLC is family owned and operated. Buying and selling antiques, gold, silver, gems and jewelry. We believe it’s time Lake Stevens had its own secondhand dealer and outlet store, providing help with estate sales and liquidations. For…

 By Journal Staff    Sports    July 10, 2012

Lake Stevens Little League All-Stars take District title

Photo Caption: The girls on Lake Stevens Little League softball team beat Stilly Valley to take the District 1 title. Congrats should go to coaches Greg Miller, Corey Russell, Carlo Evangelisti,…

 By Journal Staff    Columns    July 10, 2012

Secrets for improving your relationships

Putting yourself first may be the key to improving your relationships with others. While this may not sound like an intuitive way to improve your friendships, some experts now believe that by connecting with who we are at the core, we can become…

 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    July 10, 2012

A mother’s persistent love

In the summer of 1957 Isabel McMurray and her husband were on vacation in Chicago. They’d left their teenage son Scott at home in Decatur, Georgia. Before leaving “the Windy City” to drive home, Isabel scribbled a handwritten note…

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 10, 2012

Adult day care gives families much needed breaks

Katie DeVore Gaswint with client Ophelia Williams, also known as “Dimples” in front of her home which houses her Adult Day Care. At the young age of 46, Katie DeVore was told that her…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Voter registration deadlines fast approaching

Monday, July 9 was the last day to register to vote online or by mail or to transfer an existing registration to a new address for the upcoming August 7, 2012 Primary Election. Individuals who have never registered to vote in Washington State may reg…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Pet oxygen masks donated to Lake Stevens Fire Department

The Lake Stevens Animal Hospital donated Pet oxygen masks to the L.S. Fire Department. Lake Stevens Fire extends a sincere thank you to the Lake Stevens Animal Hospital for their generous donation of…

 News    July 10, 2012

Nelson, Gasca, Tupin play in East/West All-Stars

Lake Stevens High School football players Jake Nelson, #7; Christian Gasca, #85 and Cody Tupen, #62, played in the East/West All-Stars game on Saturday, June 29 at Everett Memorial Stadium. West beat…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Ironman 70.3 coming to L.S. this weekend Watch for road closures

The seventh Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens event is bringing almost 1,200 bicyclists and runners to Lake Stevens/Granite Falls area roads on July 15. Check Snohomish County’s web page for maps and lists of which roads will be affected between approx…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Homeless students and families Urgent request

In the brief period of time originally given to raise donations from Rotary club members and the community to fund additional services for homeless Lake Stevens School District kids, the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens has raised $6,000 towards their…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Cougar sighted by local residents

There was a cougar sighting on June 27 near 12900 74th St. NE in Lake Stevens by residents who live in the area. Fish & Wildlife was contacted and they confirmed that they have had a couple of “unconfirmed sightings” which means that…

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 10, 2012

Bailey retires from LSHS after four decades in education

Ed Bailey now retired from Lake Stevens High School. If you’ve ever had a kid play sports at Lake Stevens High School, you’ve been in contact with Athletic Director Ed Bailey. Bailey has…

 News    July 10, 2012

Awards & HONORS

Students from the Lake Stevens area graduated from the University of Washington this June: Chelsea Candace Beasley; John Jacob Benefiel; Anastasia Vera Bogdanoff; Kyle Ryan Boggie; Chloe Elise; Olivia Morgan; Rachel Burrington; Bryan Christopher De…

 By The Police Department Responded To 713 Incidents In The Week Of June 24, 2012 Through June 30, 2012.    Lights & Sirens    July 10, 2012

Lake Stevens Police Beat

The police department responded to 713 incidents in the week of June 24, 2012 through June 30, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Hit and Run Collision, 6/24/12, 10000 block of Lundeen Park Way A 57-year-old…

 Opinions    July 10, 2012


Doctors, patients should be in charge of healthcare Dear Editor, I would like to address the guest editorial in the July 4 Journal. Dr. Stark is concerned that our health care dollars will be controlled by the government, instead of the patient….

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    July 10, 2012

Education is the great equalizer

During his term as Washington’s governor, Gary Locke’s mantra was “education is the great equalizer.” Locke, now the U.S. Ambassador to China, was correct, but in our country, today education is becoming the great separator….

 By Monika Kristofferson    Columns    July 10, 2012

Top three organizing sins

Just what is it that prevents well-intentioned people from getting a handle on belongings and finally getting organized? How come they want to get organized but just can’t seem to make it happen? As a professional organizer, let me share with…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Financial Advisor Sterling Gurney receives the “TNT” Client Development award

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Sterling Gurney of Snohomish recently received the “TNT Client Development Award for his outstanding service efforts over the past year. “When you work for a firm that is known for its outstanding…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 10, 2012

Edward Jones Branch Ranks No. 1 in Client Service Excellence for the Region

Diana Jackson and Dawn Clark of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Lake Stevens recently received the firm’s Client Service Excellence award for being the No. 1 client service provider in their region and in the top 25 percent of…

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