Mountain Loop exPress e-News Publication Covering the Greater Granite Falls Area

 

Oso Mudslide – Body of Last Victim Recovered

Jul 25, 2014

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue personnel believe they have located the body of Molly Kristine “Kris” Regelbrugge of Arlington, the last victim from the March 22 slide near Oso.

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Electronics, City Structure Discussed by Council

Jul 25, 2014

City Council met in the Granite Falls School Board room on July 21, with Council members Hartman and Greene excused.

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Parvovirus Outbreak Emphasizes Vaccinations

Jul 25, 2014

We are currently experiencing an outbreak of Parvo in some areas of Snohomish County.

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Show ‘n’ Shine – A Show to Remem...

Jul 25, 2014

Reminder! Don't forget Saturday August 2nd, 8am -3pm, the 34th Annual Granite Falls Show 'N' Shine - Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.

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Flicks at the Falls Free Family Movie Night

Jul 25, 2014

The Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce and the City of Granite Falls will present the second in the series of outdoor movie presentations during the fourth annual “Flicks at the Falls”.

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Town Meeting with Elizabeth Scott

Jul 25, 2014

Elizabeth Scott met with a small group of citizens at the IGA annex July 15. Scott is running for her second term as State Representative in position 2 of Legislative District 39.

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Oso Survivors Concerned with Trespassing and Theft

Jul 25, 2014

Following several complaints and concerns by the community, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public that the area affected by the 530 Slide is private property ...

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Summer Lunch Program – What’s for Lunc...

Jul 25, 2014

The Summer Lunch Program has been averaging about 80 kids a day, in addition to parents who find the day is far better because there's a warm meal around noontime.

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Furry Tails Need Fairy Tale Endings!

Jul 25, 2014

It is time to find your new best friend and give them a loving home. "Furry tails need fairy-tale endings".

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2014 School Supply Drive is Under Way

Jul 25, 2014

Each year about this time, the Granite Falls Community Coalition takes on the crucial task of helping to ensure that our students have sufficient supplies needed for their learning.

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Oktoberfest Planned for Granite Falls

Jul 25, 2014

]Oktoberfest_logoPlanning for a local "Oktoberfest" in Granite Falls is in the works. No more need to travel to Seattle or across the mountains to Leavenworth to enjoy this traditional fall festival.

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They Came, They Saw, They Conquered

Jul 25, 2014

If finishing the fight against cancer was directly proportionate to the passion to find a cure, this deadly disease would be a thing of the past.

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Granite Falls School District News

Jul 25, 2014

The District will launch a new and improved district website in a few weeks (late August)! We plan to use the current website for the remainder of summer and for a short period thereafter to help with the transition.

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Issues That Matter: Drugs in Our Communities

Jul 25, 2014

lllegal drugs are taking a heavy toll on communities along U.S. Highway 2 in eastern Snohomish County.

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GF Library Presents Worksource Classes

Jul 25, 2014

The Granite Falls Library will present a series of three Worksource classes to help job seekers find employment. Learn interview...

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Don’t Drink the Water

Jul 25, 2014

Swimming or playing in water that is contaminated or high in bacteria or natural toxins can affect your health. Swimming pools, spas, lakes, rivers or oceans are all potential sources of water-related illness.

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SCSO Warns of Emerging Warrant Scam

Jul 25, 2014

Several area residents have reported today that they received a phone call from someone claiming to be a Sheriff’s Office deputy with a warrant for their arrest.

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Granite Falls Library News – August

Jul 25, 2014

Each month the Sno-Isle Library Foundation and Friends of the Library plan exciting programs for the community.

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Around Washington State

Jul 25, 2014

While our theme since the inception of the Mountain Loop exPress has been “Local News”-”Local Views”, it is often much of what goes on around us that affects us most significantly.

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75 Years — and Still No Cure

Jul 25, 2014

The fight against neurological diseases is not new -- in fact this one is more than 75 years old.

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Summer Construction – Be Prepared

Jul 25, 2014

Summer is the season for fairs and festivals, large family get-togethers and road trips. It is also the best and sometimes only time to repair roads and bridges,

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I’m Just Saying, Aquafest Is Next Door

Jul 25, 2014

Lake Stevens Aquafest began as an afternoon waterski tournament between friends 54 years ago. It is now a three day festival, drawing crowds from throughout the Northwest and Canada, and boasting 60 events

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Sun Breaks – A Long Fall

Jul 25, 2014

Not too many people survive a fifteen-hundred-foot fall down a mountainside and live to tell about it. My friend and Granite Falls classmate Gary Weber is one of them.

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K-9 Cops – Small Dogs Rule

Jul 25, 2014

Pritamo Kentala shares her life with five dogs. All five of them are little, but only in stature, each a tiny soul with a unique personality that wriggled into her heart.

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First Downtown School

Jul 25, 2014

The first real downtown school building was built in 1893, on the southeast corner of S. Granite Ave. and Pioneer St.

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Love Them or Hate Them

Jul 25, 2014

Neighbors! Love them or hate them, most of us have had to deal with neighborhood conflicts. One of the most common problems is a neighbor who has decided that the wild animals in the area need to be fed.

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Before Our Time – WA Genealogy Conference

Jul 25, 2014

Methodology matters. Proven methods allow researchers to extract the most possible evidence from a record.

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Abby’s Yard in August 2014

Jul 25, 2014

August is the pinnacle month to enjoy your garden. Not only are the perennials flowering like gangbusters, but the variety of fruits and vegetables that are in season this month is spectacular.

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Host Families Needed for Exchange Students

Jul 25, 2014

Host families needed for foreign exchange students at Granite Falls High School.

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Jul 25, 2014

What's it like to work at Sno-Isle Libraries? It's warm, friendly and full of energy. A place where you can really get to know the people you work with and the communities you serve. A place where your growth is supported and encouraged.

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Enforcement Begins on Truck Weight Restrictions

Jul 11, 2014

Mayor Pro Tem Matt Hartman led the Council through a short agenda on July 7th at the library. Enforcement of new truck weight restrictions and replacing manhole covers were the main topics of business.

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