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Rep. Dan Kristiansen on Memorial Day

May 25, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is generally considered the unofficial beginning of summer. If the weather is nice, you'll find many people camping or having backyard barbecues.

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City Council Considers Proposed Ordinances

May 15, 2015

The April 15, 2015 meeting was called to order by Mayor ProTem Matt Hartman at 7:00. It was moved and seconded that Councilmember Tess Green be excused due to family illness; motion passed by a Council vote of 3-1.

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Feeding Our Kids

May 15, 2015

Granite Falls Middle School student Jacob Withersen sat at his desk on a recent Friday afternoon, and felt the usual grumble in his stomach, a sure sign he was running low on fuel.

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Danger at the Big Four Ice Caves

May 15, 2015

US Forest Service Field Rangers assigned to the Big Four Ice Caves trail have reported that sections of the cave have collapsed, causing concern for visitors to the area.

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Erin’s Law – Making a Difference

May 15, 2015

Erin Merryn is on a mission to protect children from being sexually abused. With millions of victims in the United States alone, this young woman is taking her fight to all 50 states and beyond.

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GFSD Hires New Monte Cristo Principal

May 15, 2015

The Granite Falls School District is very pleased to announce Heidi Thaut was unanimously selected to be the principal of Monte Cristo Elementary effective July 1

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GFSD Attends National Professional Learning Opport...

May 15, 2015

Student Achievement Partners (SAP), the non-profit organization that developed the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), recently hosted a national Core Advocates Conference ...

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2015 WASA Awards Ceremony and Recognitions

May 15, 2015

On Thursday May 7th, the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) Region 109 hosted an awards ceremony ...

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Final Success in Education Awards for 2014-2015

May 15, 2015

The award represents students and staff that show an understanding of the importance of education ...

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Granite Falls Library News

May 15, 2015

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

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Spring Construction – Be Prepared

May 15, 2015

This is a list of projects by contractors, utility companies and Snohomish County Public Works that are currently (or soon to be) affecting travel ...

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SHD Survey Shows Most Students Feel Safe

May 15, 2015

Results on school and community environment is the focus of the second of four data releases from the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey ...

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Work out. Donate. Feel Great – May 16th

May 15, 2015

The name Chelsea Rose likely rings a familiar bell within the Granite Falls community.

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Relay for Life Zumba – May 30

May 15, 2015

Come join us for 90 minutes of dancing, fun and fitness!

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2015 One Day – June 20

May 15, 2015

(GRANITE FALLS) – Everyone wants our community to look it’s best. Join local organizations and volunteers on Saturday, June 20...

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‘New Exams’ – Just the Latest

May 15, 2015

Regarding the article, “State swaps in new exams”: For those who took the time to read the article, you might have thought that...

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Review – The Eye Care Revolution

May 15, 2015

For 40 years, Dr. Robert Abel Jr. has dedicated his professional life as an ophthalmologist to preserving vision.

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From the Desk of the Chief

May 15, 2015

In this, our newest column, Interim Granite Falls Police Chief Scott Robertson will share news and happenings with the community from the perspective of our law enforcement officials.

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I’m Just Saying – Hotel Providence

May 15, 2015

by Janice Huxford, Contributing Writer I contend that Gary, my special needs friend and neighbor, will live forever.  Long...

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Sun Breaks – Madison Creek Falls

May 15, 2015

Dodging spring showers, we recently drove west on U.S. 101 from my sister’s home in Port Angeles. We turned onto Olympic Hot Springs Road just before 101 crosses the Elwha River ...

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On the Road Again

May 15, 2015

Over the last number of years, Springfield, Tiki, Dori and I have put on the miles. We have spent a whole bunch of time in hotels; we have gotten pretty good at it.

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An Eye on the Market

May 15, 2015

Snohomish County real estate revs up for crazy summer early this year!

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

May 15, 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...

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