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Articles from the July 17, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    Sports    July 17, 2012

Softball All-Stars advance to state tournament

Makenna Carter, Gabi Evangelisti, Emily Eastman, Brittany Villesvik, Katlyn Tavares, Kianna Risner, Rachel Stoll, Scout Slechta and Kaitlyn Kurisu. The Lake Stevens Little League Junior Softball team…

 By Journal Staff    Sports    July 17, 2012

Lake Stevens Fire takes first place

The Lake Stevens Fire Softball team. Congratulations to Lake Stevens Fire! They took first place at the Annual Everett Fire Department Softball Tournament at the Boeing softball fields this year. The…

 By Journal Staff    Sports    July 17, 2012

L.S. Rowing Club rowers attend USRowing National Championships

Four varsity women and two varsity men qualified to attend the USRowing Youth National Championships, June 8-10 at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn. and two varsity men attended Juniors National Development Camp in Seattle. The varsity…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 17, 2012

Local hair academy offering free back-to-school haircuts

Northwest Hair Academy, a local beauty school, is hosting free back-to-school haircuts for kids from kindergarten through high school. On August 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at their Everett location located at 520 128th St. SW, Suite A8, kids can get…

 By Lisa Finley    Columns    July 17, 2012

The Joy of jubilee

Can you imagine having a royal birthday? Americans were able to peek into Britain’s celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s 86th birthday, and partake of history in the making. Beginning Saturday, June 2, 2012 England celebrated their…

 By Greg Asimakoupoulos    Columns    July 17, 2012

And the rest is history

One of the highlights of this summer was playing tour guide to two sets of cousins visiting our community from Norway. Each group was making the most of their time-off to explore the United States. When I asked how much vacation time they were given…

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 17, 2012

Thunderstorm brings down tree, kills eagle

Lightning came crashing through Lake Stevens on Friday, July 13 bringing down trees and an eagle’s nest on the south end of the lake at 8:30 a.m. One of the city’s bald eagles’ nests…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 17, 2012

Lake Stevens teachers ratify three-year contract

Lake Stevens teachers met on Wednesday, July 11 to vote on the tentative contract agreement that was reached on June 28. Members of the Lake Stevens School District’s Negotiating team and the Lake Stevens Education Association began meeting to…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 17, 2012

Hillcrest Elementary named Reward School

The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction recently released its list of high performing schools across the state based on state test scores over the past three years. Hillcrest Elementary is one of 55 schools across the state that has be…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 17, 2012

Golf tourney to support Boys & Girls Club looking for teams

It’s time once again to sign up for the seventh annual Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club Benefit Golf Tournament. Loaded with golf, food, prizes, and good times, this event is a fantastic way to support our kids. All money raised goes towards…

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 17, 2012

City makes personnel changes due to financial forecast

The city of Lake Stevens has been spending a lot of time reviewing the budget and the economic development of the city in a time of economic stress and after much talk and deliberation made the decision to lay off a police officer on June 29, 2012….

 By Pam Stevens    News    July 17, 2012

City council votes for moratorium on collective gardens

In a unanimous vote on Monday, July 2, the Lake Stevens city council chose to pass a six-month moratorium banning collective gardens in Lake Stevens. According to the State Legislature’s website, “the creation of a “collective…

 Entertainment    July 17, 2012

Music In the Park

The Lake Stevens Arts Commission presents Music on the Lake, a free summer concert series. The concerts will take place on Thursdays, July 12 through August 23 at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m at North Cove Park in Lake Stevens….

 Lights & Sirens    July 17, 2012

Lights & Sirens

The police department responded to 711 incidents in the week of July 1, 2012 through July 7, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Assault 4°, 07/02/12, 8800 block of 14th Pl. SE A nurse from Providence…

 Opinions    July 17, 2012

YOUR | LETTERS July 18, 2012

Boating, personal watercraft etiquette can save lives Dear Editor, I write this in hopes of saving lives: We carefully checked all our safety gear, made sure we had our proper boating license, tabs and everything was in working order. Off we went for…

 By Darshan Rauniyar    Opinions    July 17, 2012

Make higher education an affordable opportunity

I came to this country over 20 years ago to get a world class education. An affordable college education is the great equalizer in our society, and what lets a child from a poor family become a financially successful adult. It’s what enabled…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 17, 2012

Children’s Parade a highlight for kids

Got bikes, got scooters, got walking shoes? Lake Stevens Children’s Parade is looking for you. It is time to register and participate in the annual parade for children of all ages. Decorate your bikes, wagons, scooters or just yourself to…

 News    July 17, 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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