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Articles from the November 27, 2013 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    News    November 27, 2013

Walker, alleged shooter in Conley shooting, gets ruling from judge

On Thursday, November 14, Erick N. Walker, 27, the suspect in the drive-by shooting that killed 15-year-old Molly Conley on South Lake Stevens Rd. on June 1, appeared in Snohomish County court….

 By Pam Stevens    News    November 27, 2013

Shoplifting turns to robbery at Lake Stevens Safeway Police arrest suspect in parking lot

Spectators and visitors to the Frontier Village Shopping Center on Friday afternoon, November 22 were in for quite a shock when police cars swarmed the parking lot and arrested a man right in front of their eyes. Interim Lake Stevens Police Chief…

 Sports    November 27, 2013

Vote Eason Player of the Year

The Lake Stevens Vikings football team provided this community with weekly entertainment and a way to unite as a community. The Everett Herald is currently holding a competition to see which…

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 27, 2013

Lake Stevens voters need a push when it comes to returning ballots

Ballots have all been counted and the results are in, except for the heated Lake Stevens Fire Commissioner race, which will most likely go into a recount soon. And while it wasn’t a year for what most would call an important election, it is still…

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinions    November 27, 2013

Americans need to be thankful for what we have

It is human nature to take things for granted. When you’ve always had something, when it’s been around your entire life, it’s only natural to overlook it, to think it will always be here. But that’s not the case, and this time of year reminds…

 Opinions    November 27, 2013

Thanks for honoring local veterans

Dear Editor, I am Darlene Chafin, niece of Arnold Chafin and daughter of Donald Chafin.  I wanted to say thank you for the recent article on my Uncle Arnold Chafin.   He is the last of the five Chafin brothers still living.   It was such an…

 Opinions    November 27, 2013

Local American Legion thanks community

Dear Editor, On Saturday, November 9 American Legion Post 181 and Auxiliary Unit 181 volunteers distributed over four thousand bright red crepe paper poppies to the greater Lake Stevens community. Poppies are distributed at Memorial Day and Veterans…

 Opinions    November 27, 2013

Coaches thank team, supporters for great season

Dear Editor, No matter what the outcome of the championship game was it has been the best season to date. No one can take away what you have learned, the fact we had the highest scoring offense 428, lowest points allowed defense 70, division and…

 News    November 27, 2013

Tenth annual Tips for Firefighters

“Tips for Firefighters” is an annual event put on by your local firefighters and Ixtapa Restaurant. Lake Stevens Firefighter Local 3235 will help host the tables and collect extra tips at the Lake…

 News    November 27, 2013

City adopts a Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 the Lake Stevens City Council passed a resolution adopting a newly updated version of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP).  The CEMP establishes an all-hazards approach to enhance the ability of the City…

 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Church    November 27, 2013

Let the holiday season begin

This is the time of the year holidays get into full steam. It begins with Halloween when people put on a scary face and ends with New Year’s day when people put on a new face. I could never figure out if the Halloween face was the New Year’s Day…

 News    November 27, 2013

Christmas Open House sponsored by the LDS Church

All are invited to a Christmas Open House at Cascade Park. The local members of the Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-Day Saints are sponsoring the event. The open house will be held on Saturday, December 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include…

 News    November 27, 2013

Local church holds Movie and Pizza night

On Friday, December 6 at 6 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church will be hosting a Movie and Pizza night. The cost is $5 per person and the movie will be very family friendly. Please RSVP if you would like to attend to make sure that there is plenty of…

 Sports    November 27, 2013

Viking football players named to All-Wesco North 4A first offensive team

Five players from the Lake Stevens High School football team have been named to the All-Wesco North 4A first offensive team. Quarterback Jacob Eason, Running back Austin Otis, Tight End Riley Krenz,…

 News    November 27, 2013

Kiwanis, Key Club members, help local families for Thanksgiving

Forty Kiwanis members and friends arrived at Jay’s Market on Saturday, November 23 for their annual Thanks”giving”. Over 20 families were selected by the Family Center, each received one turkey, two…

 News    November 27, 2013

We’re thankful

From Mrs. Jacobs 2nd Grade Class at Skyline Elementary…

 News    November 27, 2013

Recipe for giving – Stretch 1,040 pounds of candy to benefit four times the people

After ten years, the Bourne Orthodontics Candy Buy-Back program finished 2013 with great success. This year, over one thousand pounds of trick or treating delights were dropped off by cavity saving ki…

 News    November 27, 2013

Changes coming to parking and drop-off zones at Lake Stevens H.S.

As of Monday, Nov. 18, the City of Lake Stevens began designating no-parking zones on some of the streets surrounding Lake Stevens High School in an effort to increase student safety and improve the flow of traffic before and after school. Student…

 News    November 27, 2013

Lake Stevens Fire encourages you to ‘Cook Up’ a safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is set around good company and good food—turkey, pumpkin pie, and stuffing are some goodies enjoyed on this family holiday. Along with the enjoyable chaos of this holiday is the reality that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year…

 News    November 27, 2013

Level 3 sex offender moving into Granite Falls

Robert “Bob” Graves, a convicted Level 3 sex offender, is moving to Granite Falls this month and will be residing on the 21300 block of Tiger Creek Rd. Graves is 51-years-old and has previously been c…

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