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Articles from the December 4, 2013 edition

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 By Pam Stevens    News    December 4, 2013

Firefighters help local kids receive a Christmas to remember Families depend on the generosity of others

Helping others seems to come naturally for some and the holiday season gives many people a reason to give. Lake Stevens firefighters are holding their 10th annual Tips for Firefighters at Ixtapa in…

 By Rory Douglas    Sports    December 4, 2013

LSHS Wrestlers seek 10th state team title

Starting the season off with a nail-biter is becoming a Lake Stevens High School wrestling tradition. Last year, the Vikings began the season with a back-and-forth dual against Tahoma that was…

 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    December 4, 2013

Saturday will be full of holiday spirit and opportunities to give

One thing you can say about the people who live in Lake Stevens is that they are always there to give each other a helping hand. In the last couple of months there have been several fundraisers for families who live in this tight-knit community and…

 News    December 4, 2013

Local seniors need holiday help

Eight years ago the tradition of a Christmas Day Party started at the Lake Stevens Senior Center. Over the years a planning committee has prepared for fantastic food, gift cards, fellowship, fun and even some surprises. The Senior Center is asking…

 By Don Brunell    Opinions    December 4, 2013

Hire our vets

The good news is, America is bringing its troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan. However, that presents a challenge because a large number of those troops will leave the military upon their return. That shift, along with significant cuts in military…

 Opinions    December 4, 2013

Community helps support resident in need

Dear Editor, I recently hosted a benefit dinner for a lovely family in Lake Stevens. Christina Wilkerson is a single mother of three. Chaun is at Cavelero, Ethen is at LSMS, and Jessica is at Skyline. Recently, the family has been dealt with some…

 News    December 4, 2013

Tenth annual Tips for Firefighters this Saturday Help your neighbors have a nice Christmas

“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 Stevens Ixtapa on Saturday, December 7 from 5…

 News    December 4, 2013

Granite Falls firefighters holding Christmas House for kids in need

Granite Falls Firefighters have been gathering donations through different events to help children in need this holiday season. They will be holding their annual Christmas House on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fire Station 87 located…

 News    December 4, 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 15, 2014.   This event will help increase chamber visibility in the community as well as raise funds for chamber events…

 By Dr. James L. Snyder    Church    December 4, 2013

It was a Charles Dickens kind of year

While many people are out on a shopping spree to liquidate any cash reserves they might have left, I am taking this time to do a little bit of reflection. Shopping is not my favorite thing to do. I forgot about it last week and Thursday evening I…

 News    December 4, 2013

Celebrate with a free Christmas Concert

All are welcome to a free Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Stevens building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The concert entitled “Behold God’s Son: A Christmas Concert” is the perfect way to feel…

 News    December 4, 2013

Public meetings set Dec. 12, 13 for community needs grants

Community members are invited to public meetings in December to provide feedback on Snohomish County’s community needs and the performance of grant funding in 2012 for community projects.                    �…

 Sports    December 4, 2013

LSHS Girls Swimming and Diving team season highlights

LSHS Girls Swimming and Diving Team finished the season with a dual meet season record 10-1 making them the Wesco North Dual Meet Champions.  Overall, the team placed third in District Championships…

 News    December 4, 2013

27th Annual Dickens Fair is December 7

On Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cavelero Mid High School, 8220 24th St. S.E., the Lake Stevens School District’s Community Education Program will host the 27th annual Dickens Fair….

 News    December 4, 2013

Lake Stevens’ school board named state Board of Distinction

The Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors was one of 15 entities in the state named as a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA). Lake Stevens’…

 Sports    December 4, 2013

The Hulks volleyball have undefeated season

The Incredible Hulks volleyball team recently took first place in the Lake Stevens Boys & Girls Club 5th/6th grade division with an undefeated season. All the girls did a great job in working…

 News    December 4, 2013

Five tips for making the holidays more affordable

Getting the perfect gift for everyone on your shopping list doesn’t mean you have to go over-budget: • Décor: Whether you’re going for a classic look or a modern feel, you can deck the halls stylishly and on-budget at a discount retailer….

 News    December 4, 2013

Level 3 sex offender moving to city of Snohomish

Level 3 convicted sex offender John Hartman, 45, will be moving to the 5700 block of Mero Rd. in Snohomish. Hartman has previously been convicted of indecent liberties and 4th degree assault,…

 News    December 4, 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, Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include holiday…

 News    December 4, 2013

Annual tree lighting this Sunday

Join the Lake Stevens Kiwanis Club for the annual downtown Lake Stevens tree lighting ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 7. The fun will start at 5 p.m. at the Main Street Mall next to Jay’s Market. There will be caroling, hot cocoa, cookies, crafts and…

 News    December 4, 2013

Elle Marie partners with Make a Change to put bikes under Snohomish County Christmas trees

This holiday season, Elle Marie Hair Studio and the MAC Foundation (Make a Change) have joined forces to purchase new bicycles for children in need in Snohomish County. Elle Marie is donating percent of all retail sales until December 31st to the MAC…

 Awards & Honors    December 4, 2013

Awards and Honors

Students from the Lake Stevens area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Spring 2013 Quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point…

 Columns    December 4, 2013

Simple Changes for Making a Home Senior-Friendly

Dear Savvy Senior, What tips or products can you recommend to help make a home safer and more convenient for aging in place? My husband and I are in our 70’s and don’t have the money for any big renov…

 News    December 4, 2013

Community invited to celebrate Human Rights Day on Dec. 10

Community members are invited to join the Snohomish County Human Rights Commission and County Executive John Lovick for a celebration of International Human Rights Day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, on the Snohomish County campus in…

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