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

 

Exit Audit Heads City Council Agenda

Jan 23, 2015

Audit results, an appointment and a lobbying contract were the main items on the agenda for the Granite Falls City Council at their regular meeting on January 21, 2015.

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Judge Kristen Olbrechts Takes Oath of Office

Jan 23, 2015

n a standing-room-only courtroom, local Granite Falls Attorney/Judge-Elect Kristen Olbrechts took the oath of office as the newest District Court Judge for Snohomish County Cascade Division ...

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More Motocross Appeals – When Will It End?

Jan 23, 2015

The cost of fighting for the right to build a 437-acre motocross track on property about 4 miles outside Granite Falls is mounting exponentially as appeals continue to plague MXGP.

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Mail Theft Plagues Local Communities

Jan 23, 2015

Mail theft is an often costly crime and can impact postal customers significantly. Unfortunately, the trend didn't start or end with the holidays.

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Community Connections

Jan 23, 2015

In the words of M. Scott Peck, MD, author of "The Different Drum", he describes community as, “individuals … who have developed some significant commitment to rejoice together, mourn together, delight in each other, make others' conditions our own".1 It is with that focus and intent that we become the best we can be.

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SnoCo Sheriff’s Crime Blotter

Jan 23, 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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GFFD Winter Safety

Jan 23, 2015

As temperatures outside drop, families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm during the winter months.

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Around Washington State

Jan 23, 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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39th District Reps Host Telephone Town Meeting

Jan 23, 2015

Elizabeth Scott, R-Monroe, and Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, will host a telephone town hall meeting for their constituents on Tuesday, February 3.

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Granite Falls School District News

Jan 23, 2015

The current edition of Granite Falls School District news includes the High School's invitation to seniors and their parents to attend the upcoming Financial Aid Night, Wednesday, January 29th at 6:00 at the high school.

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Fewer Tax Forms Available from Libraries

Jan 23, 2015

Because of Internal Revenue Service cutbacks, Snohomish and Island County residents seeking printed tax forms will find fewer of them in their community libraries.

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Granite Falls Library News

Jan 23, 2015

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

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Sno-Isle Libraries: Home, Garden and DIY

Jan 23, 2015

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie." ~ from David Mamet's Boston Marriage

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Where the Heck is Robe

Jan 23, 2015

As we look at old area maps, we find Robe marked in at least three different spots over the years.

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Sun Breaks – Tell Your Story

Jan 23, 2015

Some fascinating reading can be found in the old diaries or letters written by ordinary people living ordinary lives.

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I’m Just Saying – Gary’s Confere...

Jan 23, 2015

Gary was missing the 2015 payment coupons with which I pay his monthly health insurance premium.

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Dori’s Progress

Jan 23, 2015

I noticed it has been quite a while since I wrote any updates on my youngster, Dori. She is 2 years and 3 months of age and finally showing some real signs of maturity and I love her to pieces.

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Jan 23, 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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