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 By Desiree Cahoon    News    December 17, 2014

Will Cavelero Community Park have a BMX Track, it looks that way

On Tuesday, December 9th, Kevin Teague, Senior Park Planner for Snohomish County Parks and Recreation and Rebecca Ableman from the City of Lake Stevens presented three alternative park plans to a full…

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    November 19, 2014

Sahara Pizza and their hydroplane go to Doha, Qatar

Local hydroplane racer, David Warren, use to be a hydroplane rescue driver. That was over ten years ago. He was always drawn to hydroplanes and when he was asked to help out a crew that worked on an…

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    October 29, 2014

Lake Stevens Community Rallies around MPHS

Where were you when you heard the news? I think most of us can still answer that question. When you heard the news, what did you do? I was working. Doing something that seemed important, at the time….

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    September 24, 2014

Elim Youth Group Visits My Father’s Home Part 3

It was Leslie Martin who called me one day shortly after she returned home from Bali. Martin, who replaced Karen Cornish as Administrator for Elim Lutheran Church in Lake Stevens, was also blessed and…

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    September 10, 2014

My Father’s Home, the dream becomes a reality Part 2

Lake Stevens resident Kim Boyer had established My Father’s Home as a nonprofit entity and now the work would begin by finding the most desperate children they could help. The Home could only take 18…

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    September 3, 2014

Amazing Grace * Amazing People, From Bali to Lake Stevens Children’s Home becomes reality

This is a story about God’s amazing grace. It is a true story and it began fifty to sixty years ago with an Indonesian man who believed in Christ and the Word of the Holy Bible. He believed so much…

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    August 27, 2014

Living with ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

It was Thursday, almost time to call it a day, when I took a call from a young lady very excited about the Ice Bucket Challenge she and her friends from the Lake Stevens Vikings Cheer Team were going…

 By Desiree Cahoon    Columns    August 27, 2014

omething about Mary…..Kester, that is

ke Mary Kester. She comes from a different generation where people stay with an employer for thirty plus years. A generation when getting married meant staying married. And so it is Mary Kester has reached two more pinnacles in her lifetime. She…

 By Desiree Cahoon    Sports    August 13, 2014

Mills, Hrycenko and Pardike take the Gold at USA Nationals

It was just three months ago that the Lake Stevens Journal reported that Karate NW  of Lake Stevens brought home five  Gold medals from the Karate US Open in Las Vegas, Nevada.   In July Aleen…

 By Desiree Cahoon-Editor    News    August 6, 2014

Tracy DeLorm Rotarian Of The Year 2013-2014

Each year the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens recognizes a member for their outstanding contribution to the club and the community. This achievement belongs to Dr. Tracy DeLorm, DDS, who has demonstrated…

 By Desiree Cahoon    Awards & Honors    July 30, 2014

Turner’s Neighborhood Grocery Celebrates 25 years

“On the outskirts of Lake Stevens on a quiet road, sits a humble store with a big heart,” said Cameron Turner, son to proprietor Doug Turner. In 1989 Turner bought this sweet little Mom & Pop…

 By Desiree Cahoon    Granite Falls    March 29, 2010

Two very different women celebrate 103 years of living

How is it that in the small town of Granite Falls two women celebrated their 103-year birthdays? Not only do they both live in Granite Falls, they both reside at The Village, operated under GenCare….

 By Desiree Cahoon    Granite Falls    March 29, 2010

Granite Falls Press has new owner, publisher

Dear Granite Falls Community: I am excited to report that the Lake Stevens Journal is the new owner of the Granite Falls Press! As publisher of the Lake Stevens Journal these last 20 plus years, I have always tried to include Granite Falls news, even…

 By Desiree Cahoon    News    July 14, 2009

Publisher’s Thoughts on Cindy Tate

I knew Cindy. She was my friend. Not just in business but also socially. Cindy Tate was a beautiful woman, inside and out. When I think about her I see her smiling – and those blue eyes – Wow! In a social setting Cindy and I always had good conve…

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