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Posted on: August 11, 2022

The City Creates Parks Department to Improve Resident Services

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The City of Lake Stevens is forming a Parks and Recreation Department to better serve residents and the growing popularity of its parks, trails, and community spaces. 

The City has been working to provide residents with the recreational opportunit...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Volunteer Opportunities with City Boards and Commissions

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The City is seeking to fill vacancies on the Veterans Commission, Park Board, and Salary Commission.   

  • The Veterans Commission meets monthly and represents the U.S. military veteran constituency in the Lake Stevens community and works to...
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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Mayor Gailey Earns a Certificate of Municipal Leadership

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Congratulations to Mayor Brett Gailey on earning a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).  

AWC’s Certificate of Municipal Leadership program recognizes city and town elected officials for accomplishin...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Call For Harvest Festival 2022 Participants

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We're excited to announce the return of the City's annual Harvest Festival on Halloween, Monday, October 31, 4 - 8 pm at North Cove Park. 

The Harvest Festival is a free, family-friendly event that features trick-or-treating, a costume parade, per...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

A Thank You To Our Community for Aquafest

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Aquafest 2022 was a great example of why the City of Lake Stevens is where people want to be. The city is so grateful for everyone who organized the event and those who volunteered. We just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you. 

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Join Mayor Gailey for 'Starbucks with the Mayor'

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On Thursday, August 18, 8 - 10 am, and Monday, August 22, 5 - 7 pm, community members are invited to join Mayor Brett Gailey at the Starbucks (next to MOD Pizza) at Frontier Village in Lake Stevens. 

Bring your questions or comments and chat over ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Interim Safety Measures for Walking Lanes

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The City is working to improve the safety of children walking to school. Lake Stevens is applying for a Safe Routes to School grant to help fund permanent safety improvements. 

As an interim step, raised white lane deflectors and curbs have&nb...

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Posted on: July 23, 2022

Citizens' Academy

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Interested in learning more about law enforcement? Come and learn what the Lake Stevens Police Department does to help make Lake Stevens a great place to live and work.

The 2022 Citizens Academy is an 8-week course starting on September 8, 2022; the deadli...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Press Release - City Council Passes Transportation Benefit District Resolution

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The Lake Stevens City Council unanimously approved a resolution to place a 0.2% (two-tenths of one percent) sales tax increase to fund a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) on the November 8, 2022 General Election ballot. If approved by voters, the TBD ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Ordinance 1140 Amendment

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On June 28, 2022, the City Council approved Ordinance 1140 adopting the 2019 Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington. Ordinance 1140 amends Lake Stevens Municipal Code 11.06.030 to require all development applications that meet the following c...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Update on Davies Beach Scheduled Dock Replacement

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The City of Lake Stevens will close the Davies Beach boat launch to replace the aged floating docks, running from 8/1/22-8/28/22. Under the approved Hydraulics Permit, as issued by the Department of Fish and Wildlife, the City can ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Lake Stevens City Council Considers Sales Tax for November’s Ballot

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When the City of Lake Stevens surveyed residents about their sidewalks, streets, and pathways, over 900 people took part. Residents ranked the thoroughfares in order of priority for upgrades to improve safety and relieve traffic congestion. Capital projec...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

A Message From the Mayor and City Council

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The entire Lake Stevens community is devastated by the tragic incident that occurred at the Davies Beach recreational area on Sunday, June 26. 

We send our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the individual who passed. Our thoughts...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

First Heat Wave of 2022 Expected This Weekend

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The US National Weather Service Seattle Washington forecasts that the first hot weather event of 2022 will arrive this weekend, Saturday, June 25 through Monday, June 27, 2022, with temperatures peaking to around 90 degrees in Snohomish County.&a...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Lake Stevens Seeks Accreditation by American Public Works Association

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6-21-2022

APWA Accreditation Process – Six Months Later

The City of Lake Stevens is pursuing accreditation from the nationally-recognized American Public Works Association (APWA). The process will improve efficiency, safety, and service levels of ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Ziply® Fiber Is Coming To Lake Stevens

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Ziply Fiber announced that it is investing in major network and infrastructure upgrades and fiber deployment in Lake Stevens. The company plans to enable its ultra-high-speed, 100-percent fiber-optic network, its popular “Gig-speed” service and its indust...

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Posted on: February 5, 2022

WSDOT/SR 9 Roundabout Construction Project Updates

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6-15-2022

WSDOT has an online open house to fill the community in on the final stage of construction for the SR 9/SR 204 Intersection Improvement Project in Lake Stevens.  Over the next two summers, WSDOT will be building four roundabouts in that ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

2022 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 2022 Lake Stevens Farmers Market season, returning to North Cove Park, Wednesdays 3 - 7 pm June 1 - August 31. Due to Aquafest's use of North Cove Park, the...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Reminder About Parking at Catherine Creek Park

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As the community enjoys Catherine Creek Park and the use of its disc golf course, the City and the Lake Stevens School District would like to remind everyone that parking in the Mount Pilchuck Elementary school district parking lot is prohibited during sc...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Lake Stevens/Sno-Isle Library Comparison Information

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Looking for more information on library funding options and comparisons? Click here to visit the City's Civic Center page for more information, including the 2022 proposed budget and library financials.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Join In on the Walk 5 Challenge and Walk 10,000 Steps

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Trails provide several community benefits, from connecting to various destinations provides people with multiple options for getting around the city, increasing levels of physical activity, and can reduce motor vehicle trips, which improves air pollution ...

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