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

 

Motocross Decision Delayed Again

Feb 20, 2015

There’s little that can be said about the endless delays on the Granite Falls Motocross that hasn’t been said before, and before that – and then again.

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2015 Granite Falls Relay for Life Kickoff – ...

Feb 20, 2015

The 2015 Relay for Life Kickoff is this Saturday, February 21st from 1:00pm- 3:00pm at the Granite Falls Eagles. Come in your favorite superhero costume for the chance to win an awesome prize!

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Point in Time Results Show Decreased Homelessness

Feb 20, 2015

Snohomish County’s 2015 annual Point in Time Count, which documents the number of homeless people in the county, is complete ...

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Use of E-Cigarettes Outpacing Tobacco Among Teens

Feb 20, 2015

Governor Jay Inslee released preliminary data from the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey in which 23 percent of Washington’s high school seniors reported using e-cigarettes.

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Fatal Traffic Collision on the Mountain Loop Hwy.

Feb 20, 2015

Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies were on the scene Saturday, February 14, investigating the cause of a single-vehicle fatality collision.

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Free Dental Sealant in February

Feb 20, 2015

Great dental health begins in childhood, and February is Children’s Dental Health month in the U.S.

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Rob Beidler Appointed SCSO Undersheriff

Feb 20, 2015

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office held a promotion ceremony for Undersheriff Rob Beidler and several other recently promoted employees on February 10, with Sheriff Ty Trenary recognizing their earlier accomplishments

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SnoCo Sheriff’s Crime Blotter

Feb 20, 2015

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office regularly publishes information on County-wide crime and other events necessitating the response of their deputies.

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SCSO Honors 2014 Award Recipients

Feb 20, 2015

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office recognized more than 40 employees and volunteers on Tuesday night, February 17 for the agency’s annual awards ceremony.

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Prestigious Scholarship Awarded to Local Student

Feb 20, 2015

Western Washington University student Maia Hanson of Granite Falls has received a prestigious National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hollings Scholarship

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Grandma Rose Gets a Tatoo

Feb 20, 2015

At 90 years young, Rose Harter leads a vibrant and full life, still working, driving her car, and living alone in the same house she and her husband Joe bought 60 years ago in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Boys & Girls Spring Signups Ends March 6

Feb 20, 2015

The Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club is now taking registrations for Spring Volleyball and Flag Football.

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Around Washington State

Feb 20, 2015

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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2015 Snohomish County Property Tax Information

Feb 20, 2015

The Snohomish County Assessor’s office is responsible for annually updating the assessed values for all locally assessed real and personal property in Snohomish County

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Kristiansen Shares Town Hall Survey

Feb 20, 2015

On the evening of February 3, Rep. Elizabeth Scott and I held a telephone town hall meeting. During the hour-long community conversation, we had the opportunity to ask participants two polls questions.

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Kristiansen on K-12 Education Spending

Feb 20, 2015

Dear Friends and Neighbors: We all know how important education is to families and our state. A strong education system is the...

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Message from the School District Superintendent

Feb 20, 2015

This year marks my fourth full school year serving as the Superintendent, and truly, it is an honor! The first semester of the 2014-2015 school year has come to a close.

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School District Student News

Feb 20, 2015

We have some news to share with you below!

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Granite Falls School District Graduation News

Feb 20, 2015

Thank you for sharing your questions and concerns regarding the 2015 commencement ceremonies.

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Courts Seek Students’ Thoughts on Bullying

Feb 20, 2015

Attention Snohomish County elementary and middle school students: Break out your pencils and paper – better yet your computers, tablets or smart phones.

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Sno-Isle Libraries 3rd Grade Reading Challenge

Feb 20, 2015

Sno-Isle Libraries’ annual 3rd Grade Reading Challenge is under way, encouraging children in Snohomish and Island counties to enjoy reading while improving their literacy skills..

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Granite Falls Library News

Feb 20, 2015

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

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Before Our Time-The Fate of the 1890 Census

Feb 20, 2015

At some point or other in their research, every family historian will likely discover the sad fate of the 1890 census.

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Sun Breaks – Tell Your Story, Part III

Feb 20, 2015

Some fascinating reading can be found in the old diaries or letters written by ordinary people living ordinary lives. You don’t have to be a professional to tell your story.

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An Old Friend

Feb 20, 2015

Last week, an old friend stopped at the museum with his son for a visit. When I say “old”, Walt has been a friend for a while, but I mean, he’s OLD! At 95, I could listen to the stories of his experiences indefinitely.

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I’m Just Saying

Feb 20, 2015

Adding to his impressive resume of inventions such as the banana sharpener and magnetic carrots, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, the bespeckeled and melon-headed Muppet scientist, unveiled his latest triumph: the edible paperclip.

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For Keeps

Feb 20, 2015

Dogs are animals; they are not people. But in many ways they are deserving of the same attention and care as we are -- especially when we consciously bring them into our lives.

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An Eye on the Market – Raise Your FICO Score

Feb 20, 2015

2015 might just be the best time for buyers in our region. Here are 5 ways buyers of Snohomish County real estate can raise their FICO scores.

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Feb 20, 2015

What is 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.

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