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No Fooling Around During City Council Meeting

Apr 17, 2015

The April 1, 2015 meeting was brought to order by Mayor Josh Golston at 7:05.

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“Look What’s Local” Finale

Apr 17, 2015

In their fourth year, the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce expanded their "Look What's Local" fair to allow guests to enjoy the event for the entire week of April 13 - 18.

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GFHS EcoTeams Make Us Hometown Proud

Apr 17, 2015

With another great demonstration showing their hard work, the Granite Falls High School EcoTeams returned Sunday the 12th from their sixth trip to the Shell EcoMarathon, this year held in Detroit.

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Could a Change in Government be Coming?

Apr 17, 2015

For the past number of months, Granite Falls Public Works Director Brent Kirk has worn several hats; he's been carrying more than his fair share of the load in keeping the City running smoothly.

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A Banana Split Cure – April 23

Apr 17, 2015

What a fun way to spend an hour or so and make a difference in the fight against cancer at the same time!

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Xavier Engle Memorial Robe Race – April 18

Apr 17, 2015

This year's Robe Canyon Kayaker's Race will follow the template of years gone past, teams of 2 from T1 to above Magic Carpet.

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County and State Honored for Work on SR 530 Slide

Apr 17, 2015

Snohomish County and Washington State Department of Transportation Honored with Special American Public Works Association Award for...

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SnoCo Youth Report Less Unhealthy Behavior

Apr 17, 2015

In the first of four data releases from the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey, the Washington State Department of Health focused on results surrounding youth substance abuse.

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Rep. Elizabeth Scott from Olympia

Apr 17, 2015

We're now entering the homestretch of the 2015 session. Most of our time now is spent on the House floor debating and voting on Senate bills that have made it through the committee process.

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Rep. Dan Kristiansen from Olympia

Apr 17, 2015

Dear Friends and Neighbors: Only 11 days remain of the 105-day regular legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn April 26....

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Measuring Effective Leadership in Olympia

Apr 17, 2015

Effective leadership in Olympia is not measured by volume of bill sponsorships By Rep. Dan Kristiansen Recently, an article appeared...

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Rep. Dan Kristiansen On WA Operating Budgets

Apr 17, 2015

Both the House Democrats and the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus (Republicans) have passed competing operating budgets out of their respective chambers.

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Sen. Kirk Pearson – Update from Olympia

Apr 17, 2015

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I thought I’d send you a quick update on a couple of my bills that have been moving in the middle of...

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Message from the School District Superintendent

Apr 17, 2015

Spring is a beautiful and eventful time of year! Get to know your local businesses during the week of April 13-18 and visit the “Look What’s Local” open house on April 18 at the Senior Center.

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Granite Falls School District News

Apr 17, 2015

I hope everyone had a wonderful spring break! The end of the 2014-2015 school year is just around the corner... time sure does fly by!

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National Music Week in Granite Falls – May 3...

Apr 17, 2015

On Wednesday March 18th, Granite Falls Mayor Josh Golston signed a Proclamation recognizing May 3 - 10, 2015 as National Music Week in Granite Falls.

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Comedy and Music Event – May 1

Apr 17, 2015

Comedian and musician Richard Stockton will be performing in Granite Falls on May 1, at the Granite Falls Senior Center.

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Evergreen Carnival and Bazaar – April 24-26

Apr 17, 2015

Celebrate spring at the Evergreen State Fair’s Spring Carnival April 24 - 26 and the Evergreen Fair Foundation’s Homespun Spring Bazaar April 25 - 26 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.

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View from the Falls

Apr 17, 2015

The March 19, 2015 monthly meeting of the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce was called to order at GenCare at 5:30pm.

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Sno-Isle Libraries – Check It Out!

Apr 17, 2015

Our newsletter, "Check It Out!" comes to you at the beginning of every month, bringing the latest Sno-Isle library news, great reads, and events right to you.

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Sno-Isle Libraries Change Hours

Apr 17, 2015

Sno-Isle Libraries is changing and in some cases expanding library hours to meet customer needs, according to library district officials. The changes will take place May 3.

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Granite Falls Library News

Apr 17, 2015

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

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Did No Healthcare Coverage Cost You?

Apr 17, 2015

Some found out too late that if they could afford health insurance but chose not to buy it, they must have a health coverage exemption or pay a fee.

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So Where Was the Depot?

Apr 17, 2015

The single most commonly-asked questions at the museum is “Where are the Falls?” or the closely-related question, “Are there really any Falls?”.

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Sun Breaks – Spring and Tulips

Apr 17, 2015

The best springtime destination in the whole wide world for someone with a camera in hand is Washington State's Skagit Valley tulip fields.

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How-to-Geek – Create an Electronic Signature

Apr 17, 2015

This time of year seems filled with opportunities for reminding us how many times we have to sign our name.

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Precious Lives Remembered

Apr 17, 2015

Young lives ended suddenly, tragically. Healing has begun and the remembering will continue.

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SnoCo Gardening – Spring Rose Tonic

Apr 17, 2015

Do you want your garden to be the envy of the neighborhood? Here is an easy recipe that I mix up and use every year at the beginning of April.

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Apr 17, 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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