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 By Journal Staff    News    October 8, 2013

Sherwood Community Services hires New Executive Director

Sherwood Community Services is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Executive Director to lead our organization into the future. Sherwood Community Services provides innovative and inclusive services to children and adults with disabilities in…

 By Steve Strong    News    October 8, 2013

Real Estate in Lake Stevens

The story this month in real estate is the changeover from a seller’s market back to a buyer’s market. The Northwest Multiple Listing Service statistics show the median values fell substantially from the August value of $274,475 to…

 By Journal Staff    News    October 8, 2013

Elle Marie Hair Studio offering pink hair extensions for Breast Cancer Awareness month

Elle Marie has been in the forefront of the October pink hair craze since 2007 as ladies (and a few brave men) proudly display their support for breast cancer awareness by wearing pink hair extensions all month long. Requesting a small donation of ju…

 By Journal Staff    News    October 8, 2013

Providence General Foundation names new Chief Development Officer

Carolyn Black has been named the new Chief Development Officer (CDO) for Providence General Foundation and Providence Regional Medical Center. Carolyn is joining Providence after serving the University of Washington for more than 11 years as the…

 By Journal Staff    News    October 8, 2013

Local resident receives top award from The Pampered Chef

Kashia Loth, a Lake Stevens resident and Independent Sales Director with The Pampered Chef — the largest direct seller of everything you need to cook and entertain at home — received the Excellence in Personal Sales Award this month….

 By Journal Staff    News    October 8, 2013

Lake Stevens Chamber seeks volunteers

The Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking talented individuals to serve the Lake Stevens community as volunteers in the new Chamber Office and Visitors Center. “We are looking for creative individuals willing to lend their…

 By Journal Staff    News    September 10, 2013

Edward Jones hosts Ladies’ Club

Diana Jackson of Edward Jones in downtown Lake Stevens and the Lakeshore Ladies Investment Club want to invite you to attend their next event coming next week. The event is a place for women to meet and discuss events, the economy and investing, in…

 By Journal Staff    News    September 10, 2013

Rover’s Day Ranch offering new classes

Lake Stevens own Rover’s Day Ranch is now offering a new activity for dogs. They are now offering dog agility training on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Rover’s owner Winnie Simon has 13 years of…

 By Journal Staff    News    September 10, 2013

Roland Feltner, MD, joins Snohomish Clinic

Providence Medical Group welcomes Roland Feltner, MD, Family Medicine Physician to its Snohomish Primary Care Clinic. Dr. Feltner has been practicing family medicine in Everett for over twenty years and enjoys helping patients achieve their best…

 By Steve Strong    News    September 10, 2013

L.S. Real Estate Report

The Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) reports that the median value for the month of August declined from the previous month while inventory increased. Yet sales continue to do well in Lake Stevens with 68 closed sales, up from last month&rs…;

 By Journal Staff    News    September 10, 2013

Gynecologic Oncologist Joshua Press, MD, joins Providence

Providence Medical Group welcomes Joshua Press, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist to its Colby Campus 1717 Building. Dr. Press’ aim is to be a leader in providing thorough, innovative and compassionate care for women with or who are at-risk for…

 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2013

Tax tips if you’re starting a business

If you plan to start a new business, or you’ve just opened your doors, it is important for you to know your federal tax responsibilities. Here are five basic tips from the IRS that can help you get started. Type of Business. Early on, you will…

 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2013

Sport Clips Haircuts now open

Sport Clips Haircuts, a place that makes it good to be a guy, opened last month on 8933 Market Pl. NE in Lake Stevens. This is the first location in the city, adding to the more than 1,000 Sport Clips across the country. “What’s better…

 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2013

More states asking insurers how ready they are for climate change

Insurance companies are facing growing scrutiny over their preparedness for climate change, an issue that could potentially affect insurance affordability and availability. “I’m very pleased to see more states joining this effort,”…

 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2013

Lake Stevens Real Estate Report

The Lake Stevens John L. Scott office hosted Lennox Scott, owner and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate to meet with area brokers at the Fire Convention Center on July 31. Scott went over sales strategies, and stressed the importance of having a…

 By Journal Staff    News    August 13, 2013

Edward Jones branch in downtown recognized for Outstanding Client Service Excellence

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices,…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 9, 2013

Chamber of Commerce hosts luncheon

The monthly meeting for The Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lake Stevens School District’s Educational Services Center. The speaker for this month will be David George Brooke…

 By Journal Staff    News    July 9, 2013

Sen. Hobbs budget proviso aimed at strengthening state’s green business

Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, worked a last-minute deal with budget writers Friday to include a proviso in the 2013-15 operating budget which extends a tax break to businesses on the purchase of equipment and machinery used in the production of…

 By Steve Strong    News    July 9, 2013

Lake Stevens Real Estate Report for July 2013

The brakes have come on as sales slow in the Lake Stevens real estate market for the month of June. Inventory is slowly increasing month to month and values seem to have stabilized. There are 135 active listings available this month, 24 more than…

 By Steve Strong    News    June 11, 2013

The Real Estate Report for Lake Stevens for June 2013

Sales increase while inventory stays at historic lows. This formula equals rising values for Lake Stevens. While a return of values is prevalent almost everywhere now, Lake Stevens and the Puget Sound Region is experiencing a rebound faster than…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

If you build it they may come

Better Business Bureau and Washington State Labor and Industries are issuing an alert to consumers over a recent and steady stream of complaints against contractors. Homeowners wishing to remodel or improve houses complain to BBB that after paying…

 By Journal Staff    News    June 11, 2013

Chamber of Commerce Open House

On Wednesday, June 26, the Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce will be holding an Open House and BBQ at their new waterfront location in Lundeen Park. The Chamber moved to their new office earlier this year and it serves as both the Chamber office and…

 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2013

Disaster preparedness for business owners: Take critical measures to protect employees, business investment

Whether it’s an earthquake, wildfire, flood or windstorm, natural disasters can devastate parts of the Pacific Northwest at any time and Northwest business owners need to get ready now to protect both employees and their business investment….

 By Steve Strong    News    May 8, 2013

The Real Estate Report for Lake Stevens

Values soar in Lake Stevens. As of May 1, the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) reports that the median value of the sold homes for the month of April was $290,000. This is a drastic increase over last month’s median value of $257,500…

 By Journal Staff    News    May 8, 2013

Elle Marie selected as a Top 10 Salon

Elle Marie Hair Studio has been selected as a “TOP 10” recipient in the Seattle area by VSN, the number one TV channel for beauty professionals. The “Top 10” video feature is a close-up and snapshot look at the…


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