2006 A YEAR
The famed Oscar Mayer Weinermobile made a stop at the Lake Stevens Haggen’s during its cross-country promotional tour.
A group of North Lake Middle School students revived the idea of a skate park in Lake Stevens.
Granite Falls High School evacuates 700 students and staff after a bomb threat. “Bomb squad searches school; no bomb found”.
A serial rapist moved back to Lake Stevens after kidnapping charges against him were dropped in Pierce County. Jeffrey Derrel Henderson, 44, is a level 3 sex offender.
An early morning house fire March 27 in the 900 block of Russell Rd. left one man dead and sent an unidentified Good Samaritan to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
David, a master carver and teacher of Northwest Coast Indian art who recently relocated to Lake Stevens, has prepared several pieces for a large exhibit in Seattle.
Lake Stevens lost one of its leading ladies April 10, when Anne Whitsell passed away at the age of 78.
The Lake Stevens Journal announces its search for a new Managing Editor.
A Lake Stevens man was arrested after confessing to trading drugs and alcohol for sex with teenage boys, according to court documents. The man, 39-year-old Eugene Brian Garvie, is accused of using his longtime position as a wrestling official to befriend the young athletes.
The Lake Stevens School Board voted to authorize the design, development and implementation of a random drug-testing program for students enrolled in co-curricular activities.
The Lake Stevens Journal hires Kevin Hulten as their new Managing Editor.
It’s a clash of the chili titans! The Lake Stevens Police Department faced off against Lake Stevens Fire in a chili cook-off to benefit The Rachel House, a Lake Stevens transitional home for battered and recovering women and children.
A 2005 Lake Stevens High School graduate attending Eastern Washington University drowned in Montana on June 10. Sara Varnum, was planning to return to Lake Stevens this summer and work at the LSHS pool as a senior lifeguard.
The Granite Falls Boys and Girls suffered a suspicious fire.
22-year-old PLU student Eric Fergen dies after jumping off a boathouse at a Lake Stevens house.
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the two hikers killed July 11 near Pinnacle Lake were murder victims that had died of gunshot wounds.
Tens of thousands of visitors, competitors, vendors and participants flocked to Aquafest 2006 weekend, braving record heat.
The City of Lake Stevens submits Frontier Village annexation petitions to county.
Longtime Lake Stevens resident and charter member of American Legion Post 181 Harry Whitford passed away.
Residents of Lake Stevens’ Cedar Springs Bible Camp face losing their homes at the hands of an out-of-town political pastor.
Tom Thumb turns 30 years old.
Steve Hobbs defeated Lillian Kaufer in a tightly contested race for the Democratic nomination for the 44th District Senator position.
The Viking Drive-In, Lake Stevens’ signature drive-through restaurant, concludes 22 years of business and closes for good.
Lake Stevens Mayor Lynn Walty, 65, resigned with 14 months remaining in his term citing personal and professional reasons.
Andrea Peterson, a music teacher at Monte Cristo Elementary is the Teacher of the Year.
Seventy-five citizens crammed into the Lake Stevens Senior Center to participate in the planning of the much-debated Mastro property off Grade Road in downtown Lake Stevens.
Lake Stevens Journal places ad for new Managing Editor as Kevin Hulten prepares for a new career.
After 17 years at the helm of Lakeside Fellowship, a church he founded in 1990, Pastor Robert Legg announced that he will transition out of a leadership role in order to pursue other opportunities.
December 20, 708 acre Frontier Village became part of Lake Stevens today with an estimated population of 3,600 bringing the year-end population total for Lake Stevens to approximately 13,250 people.