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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Fireworks Are Prohibited In All Lake Stevens City Parks

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Each year, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Fire District 1, and the Fire Marshal’s Office receive more than 650 firework-related calls in July. Be a good neighbor; here are a few reminders on how to celebrate this 4th of July safely and legally in ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

A Message from the Mayor - Damage to Parks and Public Facilities

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The City of Lake Stevens has made a significant investment of your tax dollars in its public parks and community facilities over the past few years. These areas are important to provide recreation opportunities and outdoor space for residents and families...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

2021 Lake Stevens Farmers' Market Returns To North Cove Park

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In partnership with the Lake Stevens Farmers Market, the City is thrilled to announce the 2021 Lake Stevens Farmers Market season, returning to North Cove Park, Wednesdays 3 - 7 pm June 2 - September 29.

The overwhelming success of the 2020 season has lead...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Road Closure for the Lake Stevens Farmers Market 2021

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Wednesday, June 2 was the first day of the Lake Stevens Farmers Market 2021 season! It was a great success but with limited parking due to North Cove Park Expansion's Phase 3 construction of the festival street, Mill Spur.  As a result, ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Lundeen Park Parking Lot Closure

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The parking lot at Lundeen Park is getting a facelift!  Asphalt and curb repair has occurred earlier this spring, and now, the parking lot needs to be closed for prepping, sealing, and restriping.  The park will be open, but the parking ...
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Posted on: May 27, 2021

The City Implements A New Community Advisory Council

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At the May 25 Council Meeting, Mayor Gailey implemented a new Community Advisory Council (CAC). Its purpose will be to help the City strengthen its relationship with diverse community groups and be more inclusive in policy decisions.

The City is looking fo...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

The City Goes “Lean” with Lean Six Sigma Training

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The City of Lake Stevens is taking steps to improve its internal processes to better serve residents, businesses, and employees. 

Nine city staff members and one Lake Stevens Sewer District employee recently graduated from a Lean Six Sigma trainin...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Public Notice of Swimmer's Itch At The Lake

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Swimmer’s itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, appears as a skin rash and is caused by an allergic reaction to a parasite that burrows into the lake swimmer’s skin. The main cause of swimmer’s itch is the parasite that is passed to the water from infec...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Proclamation Declaring June 2021 as Pride Month

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At the May 25th City Council meeting, the Council read a proclamation into the record declaring June 2021 as Pride Month.  The City remains committed to celebrating the diversity of our growing city and continuing to engage in actions that increa...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

City Facility Rentals During COVID-19

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The health and safety of our community remain our top concern, and the City of Lake Stevens is doing its part to help contain the spread of this COVID-19. We are always reevaluating the balance between the community’s needs to utilize city facilities and ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

4th Annual City of Lake Stevens Cascade Award Nominations Are Open

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The Cascade Award honors those who have a beautiful, sustainable, lake-friendly garden or landscape. If you’re proud of your own lake-friendly yard or know someone who is, please submit their names for the Cascade Award! All residents of the city of Lake ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Hydrology Stand Up Paddle is offering lessons at Lundeen Park

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Spend some time on Lake Stevens with stand up paddling, an easy way to enjoy nature up close and personal.  Hydrology Stand Up Paddle is offering lessons at Lundeen Park:

  • Opening day for rentals and lessons is May 29; weekends only May 29 - June 1...
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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Sign Up For Health and Wellness Classes at City Parks

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The City is expanding to more health and fitness opportunities for the community with GEM Fitness classes.  

Get Fit! is a six-week program that incorporates resistance exercises and interval training to help you get into great shape.  Cl...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

20th Street BAT HOV Lane Information

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There have been a few questions asked about the 20th St. BAT HOV lane’s status and usage:

  • Thanks to funding from the $1.8 million-dollar WSDOT Regional Mobility Grant, the design and construction of the westbound 20th St. BAT HOV lane will serve ...
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Posted on: April 1, 2021

The Civic Center at Chapel Hill - Virtual Public Meeting and Public Survey #2 Announcement April 8

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The City of Lake Stevens invites our community members to a virtual public meeting on Thursday, April 8 at 6:00 pm, presenting initial alternative concepts for a potential Civic Center at Chapel Hill. After viewing the presentation, community members are ...

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