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Articles from the November 13, 2013 edition

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 News    November 13, 2013

Students celebrate Veterans Day

Dozens of veterans came with their school-aged children to different events within the Lake Stevens School District last week….

 By Pam Stevens    News    November 13, 2013

LSPD hires new Interim Commander: Dennis Taylor brings experience, leadership

Lake Stevens Interim Police Chief Dan Lorentzen announced last week, that the department is in the process of hiring former Granite Falls Police Chief Dennis Taylor as LSPD’s interim Police…

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 13, 2013

Lake Stevens is a town proud of its Veterans

Veterans Day should be a day of remembering all those who have served our country over the last 200 plus years. A day to say thanks to the hundreds of thousands of military men and women who have sacrificed so much to ensure the freedoms we have…

 Opinions    November 13, 2013

Obama Care … gate

Dear Editor, Lisa Myers and Hannah Rappleye of NBC News verifies President Obama “REPEATEDLY assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be allowed to keep it.” But followed that…

 Opinions    November 13, 2013

Helping families this Thanksgiving

Dear Editor, The Lake Stevens Family Center would like to thank everyone who helped and came down to celebrate the Halloween Festival with us. It was a huge success and we appreciate all of you. With the weather getting colder we are accepting…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    November 13, 2013

Will Washington be big in 
Boeing’s jumbo jet future?

When the first passengers took off in Boeing’s 747 in 1970, the aircraft was dubbed the “Queen of the Skies.”  Since then, the company’s mammoth plant just south of Everett has been the kingpin of the world’s jumbo jet production.


 News    November 13, 2013

Child behavior specialist coming to Lake Stevens

The Lake Stevens Special Education Parent Teacher Group invites you to their November 20, 2013, meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Mt. Pilchuck Elementary Library.    Guest Speaker and child behavioralist, Dr. Sherin Sherkat, will be discussing the…

 News    November 13, 2013

Kiwanis and NLMS join the fight against children’s cancer

Cans to Fight Children’s Cancer is here for the year at North Lake Middle School! The Builders Club and Ambassadors have joined forces with Kiwanis of Lake Stevens to gather the cans for a great cause. The collection is donated to the Lake Stevens…

 News    November 13, 2013

Community invited to the Lake Stevens Fire public budget presentation

Lake Stevens Fire invites the Lake Stevens community to a Special Commissioner Meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 18 at the Lake Stevens Fire HQ Board Room located at 1825 South Lake Stevens Road, Lake Stevens. The goal of this meeting will be to…

 News    November 13, 2013

Edward Jones hires 336 military veterans as Financial Advisors

Diana Jackson, an Edward Jones financial advisor in the downtown Lake Stevens location, announced that, so far in 2013, the firm has hired 336 military veterans as financial advisors, adding to the roughly 1,500 veterans already employed in this…

 News    November 13, 2013

Local girls receive black belt

On Saturday, Oct. 19, five 5th grade girls from Lake Stevens received a black belt after three years of hard practice and contribution at Yong-In Taigon Tae Kwondo. The girls practiced three to four…

 News    November 13, 2013

Get ready to run the second annual C-Trail Run

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their second annual C-Trail 5k and 10k run/walk on Saturday, March 1, 2014.   This event will help increase chamber visibility in the community as well as raise funds for chamber events…

 News    November 13, 2013

Local Equestrian Vaulters win Nationals

The Above and Beyond Vaulters are an equestrian vaulting team from Snohomish, Washington. Vaulting is gymnastics and dance combined on a cantering horse. For the first time in the team’s history they…

 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Church    November 13, 2013

What’s in a name anyway?

I cannot express how ecstatic I was when someone gave me a coupon for a free donut. Normally, I am not overly excited about “free.” All I had to do was fill out a little survey online and they would send me a code that would guarantee me a free…

 Columns    November 13, 2013

Winter Vehicle Preparedness

While winter in western Washington is typically pretty mild, it is likely that you will face some type of severe winter weather at some time.  Rains and wind are the common conditions for our area and snow and extreme cold weather less…

 News    November 13, 2013

Letters from the Past

The Lake Stevens Journal would like to thank all of our Veterans. We are grateful for your service….

 News    November 13, 2013

Lake Stevens School district offering community tours

The community is encouraged to tour Lake Stevens schools on Nov. 20. 
Dr. Amy Beth Cook, Superintendent of Lake Stevens School District, will host a community tour of Hillcrest Elementary School and Lake Stevens High School on Wednesday, Nov. 20…

 Sports    November 13, 2013

JV Volleyball wins 4A, 3A invite

On Saturday, October 26, Lake Stevens High School Junior Varsity Volleyball team, coached by Lori Barlow, beat out Mount Vernon to win the End of Season JV 4A & 3A Divisional invite at Jackson…

 Lights & Sirens    November 13, 2013

October 27, 2013 through November 2, 2013

The police department responded to 582 incidents in the week of October 27, 2013 through November 2, 2013. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts: Theft/Malicious Mischief, 10/27/13, 28th St. NE and Cedar Rd. Officers…

 By Steve Strong    Business    November 13, 2013

Lake Stevens Real Estate Review

Median values for sold homes continue to decline in Lake Stevens as well as the rest of Snohomish County. The Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) reports residential median value for homes that sold in October for Lake Stevens was $242,475….

 Business    November 13, 2013

CrossFit opens in Granite Falls

Mountain Loop CrossFit was established in September of 2013 by owner and coach Mitch Roehl after he had found a deep passion for helping others through coaching CrossFit for the last two years and decided it was time to start up his own CrossFit gym…

 Business    November 13, 2013

L.S. firefighter Wirtz named lacrosse coach at Meadowdale

Lake Stevens firefighter Nathan Wirz has been named head lacrosse coach for Meadowdale High School’s lacrosse club.  An All-Conference midfielder while playing for Snohomish High School and Fire Sciences student at Everett Community College,…

 Business    November 13, 2013

Nurse consultant helps attorneys win cases

Rich & Associates Legal Nurse Consulting has launched Lake Stevens’ first independent legal nurse consulting practice to help attorneys win medical-related cases. Founded by Certified Legal Nurse Consultant® Brittany Rich, RN, BAN, CLNC, Rich &…

 News    November 13, 2013

Cavelero’s Sanchez Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Quarter

Thirteen-year-old Cavelero Mid High School student Selena Sanchez won the Youth of the Quarter award from the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club. Sanchez says she tries to go to the Club daily to…

 News    November 13, 2013

Evening Magazine featured local Sea Gal and her special student

King5’s Evening Magazine was in Lake Stevens on October 9 filming a private dance lesson at Pacific West Performing Arts.  Also known as ‘PacWest Dance’, the studio is owned and operated by Kelly Cha…

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