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Gone Too Soon – Friend, Mentor, Champion

May 29, 2015

"Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive." Don Miguel Ruiz. Vervia Gabriel - January 20, 1945 - May 17, 2015.

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City Council Meeting – May 6

May 29, 2015

In the absence of both Mayor Joshua Golston and Councilman/Mayor ProTem Matt Hartman, the May 6, 2015 meeting was called to order by City Clerk Darla Reese at 7:00, followed by the flag salute.

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GFSD Hires New High School Principal

May 29, 2015

Kevin Davis was selected by a committee of administrators, board members, teachers, students and community members. The Granite Falls...

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Welcome Flags to Fly in Granite Falls

May 29, 2015

On July 23, 2015 Granite Falls area residents will see a visible ‘welcome mat’ for visitors, when a series of welcome flags debuts.

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Class of 2015 Granite Falls Graduation

May 29, 2015

The excitement is building as final plans fall into place for the big day. With the 2015 Granite Falls High School and Crossroads High School graduations less than two weeks away, the air is buzzing with anticipation.

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Boys & Girls Club Offers Summer Camp

May 29, 2015

Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club will be offering all day Summer Camp again this year. Drop off as early as 6AM and pick up as late as 6PM.

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GFSD Tigers, At Your Service

May 29, 2015

The Granite Falls High School Football Boosters will be at the Granite Falls Buzz Inn on May 30th from 8-11am and 5-9pm.

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Relay for Life Zumba – May 30

May 29, 2015

Come join us for 90 minutes of dancing, fun and fitness! May 30th at the District 17, Granite Falls Fire Station 87 116 S. Granite...

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Sunnyside Nursery Hosts Summer Gardening Classes

May 29, 2015

Stop by Sunnyside on the weekends for a new class almost every Saturday, taught by their industry experts with over 100 years of combined experience…for FREE!!

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Granite Falls Summer’s Market Coming to Town

May 29, 2015

Inspired by the wonderful responses to farmers markets throughout the country, Efrem Kidane was inspired to organize his first open...

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2015 OneDay – June 20

May 29, 2015

Everyone wants our community to look it’s best. Join local organizations and volunteers on Saturday, June 20 at the Father's House Church, 402 S. Granite Ave. to join friends who want to make a difference.

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Summer 3-Day Music and Arts Festival

May 29, 2015

The greater Granite Falls community will welcome a new annual event to the Mountain Loop, with the premiere of Cascadia NW Arts and...

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Spring Construction – Be Prepared

May 29, 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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Granite Falls Qualifies for Summer Lunch Program

May 29, 2015

The Granite Falls School District is excited to receive the Federal Summer Lunch Program this year.

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Tourism Funds Allocated for Neighboring Towns

May 29, 2015

Tourism efforts for the town of Darrington and the Stillaguamish Valley got big boost today thanks to Governor Jay Inslee and the state Department of Commerce.

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View from the Falls

May 29, 2015

May 2015 General Meeting Highlight Fun and Event-Filled Summer Ahead! Here are the highlights you missed if you were unable to join...

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Sno-Isle Libraries – Check it Out!

May 29, 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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Granite Falls Library News

May 29, 2015

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

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Building Snohomish County… A Piece at a Time

May 29, 2015

Wendy Becker of the Snohomish County Department of Economic Development forwarded us a request last week that came from a gentleman in Auburn.

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Sun Breaks – Canyon of Mystery

May 29, 2015

A few days ago, I read about Grand Canyon rafters who went looking for old mining equipment after stopping for the night at a little-used campground along the Colorado River.

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I’m Just Saying – Dog Gone

May 29, 2015

What do you get when you play a country song backwards? You get your dog back. You get your wife back. You get your truck back.

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Now We’re Going to Talk Poo

May 29, 2015

Poo is smelly and icky, especially if it is someone else’s. In the case of dog poo, it seems extra gross if you step in someone else’s dog’s poo.

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An Eye on the Market

May 29, 2015

Now that the Memorial Day weekend is over, it’s time to start thinking Summer. Selling your home during the Summer – Snohomish County real estate tips, has put together some ideas to consider.

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A Sad Farewell – Vervia Gabriel

May 29, 2015

After a courageous battle with cancer, Vervia Gabriel-Knowles died on May 17, 2015 at her home in Granite Falls, Wash.

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SVGS Newsletter – May, June, 2015

May 29, 2015

We are pleased that registrations for The Northwest Genealogy Conference 2015 that began on April 15th are well underway.

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Local Company – Employment Opportunities

May 29, 2015

We are a growing manufacturing company located in Granite Falls and have two positions open.

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

May 29, 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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Rep. Dan Kristiansen on Memorial Day

May 29, 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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