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

 

City Council – A Sign of the Times

Nov 14, 2014

Signs will be going up soon at and near the Granite Falls roundabout.

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Gun Control Legislation Wins Vote

Nov 14, 2014

With the recent shooting in our neighboring community and other gun violence in virtually every news broadcast, it shouldn't be surprising that Initiative 591 and 594 results reflected voter favor for gun control.

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Veterans’ Day – A Hundred Years Later

Nov 14, 2014

The destruction was beyond description; the loss of life was incomprehensible ...

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Buzzed About Parking

Nov 14, 2014

Since opening their doors on October 27, 2014 to eager crowds, the Buzz Inn Steakhouse’s customers not only experience long waits, but can struggle to find a place to park.

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Help Fight Hunger for the Holidays

Nov 14, 2014

In 2009, Granite Falls IGA owner, Mike Trask, was instrumental in initiating IGA’s “Help Fight Hunger” campaign as part of a company-wide drive.

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2014 Great American Smokeout

Nov 14, 2014

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout.

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Voters Approve EMS Levy in Granite Falls

Nov 14, 2014

The approval of the levy means EMS will continue uninterrupted for the Granite Falls community. In our area. EMS continues to be the most widely used emergency service that we provide – 75% of all our calls currently.

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GenCare’s Holiday Craft Bazaar – Novem...

Nov 14, 2014

Holiday traditions in Granite Falls take on a special hometown meaning.

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Assistance for a Brighter Holiday

Nov 14, 2014

For local families who need a little assistance this coming holiday season, there is an abundance of opportunities from small groups to large scale organizations.

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‘Tis the Season for Winterfest 2014

Nov 14, 2014

Looking for something fun to do this December? Gather the family and attend the 2nd Annual 2014 Winterfest!

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Granite Falls School District News

Nov 14, 2014

The Granite Falls School Board of Directors held a Study Session November 12th. The agenda was Transforming Professional Learning (TPL) Grants.

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Fairies and Zombies and Elsas, Oh My!

Nov 14, 2014

Shrieks and giggles echoed throughout downtown Granite Falls as night fell on Halloween, and hundreds of kids urged parents to ‘come on!’ and ‘let’s go faster!’

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A View from the Falls

Nov 14, 2014

Jude Anderson welcomed all members present and called the meeting to order at 6:35 p.m.

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Chamber Seeking 2015 Board Members

Nov 14, 2014

A reminder to Chamber members from Election Chair Mike Trask, that the 2015 Board elections are coming up, with ballots being mailed in early December.

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Granite Falls Library News – November

Nov 14, 2014

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

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Around Washington State

Nov 14, 2014

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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Shop Locally for the Holidays

Nov 14, 2014

November is Small Business month, a time of year when small businesses are the focus of communities nationwide.

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Fall Construction – Be Prepared

Nov 14, 2014

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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Streets of Granite Falls – Stanley St.

Nov 14, 2014

The Sno-Isle Library system is conducting a program to collect images from throughout the County to document local history. Granite Falls Historical Society provided 130+ photos, and we are pleased to share some of them here with our readers.

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Sun Breaks – Creative Gifting

Nov 14, 2014

Wouldn't you like to give or receive a collection of personal care products like this?

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Snohomish County Living – Eye on the Market

Nov 14, 2014

The Snohomish County real estate USDA eligibility news is good news for home buyers.

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Before Our Time – Giving Thanks

Nov 14, 2014

Thanksgiving is still a couple weeks away, but it seems only right to look for things to be grateful for, no matter what time of year it is.

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Gestures are All I Have

Nov 14, 2014

“The human language, as precise as it is with its thousands of words, can still be so wonderfully vague.”

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I’m Just Saying – Etiquette Lesson

Nov 14, 2014

by Janice Huxford, Contributing Writer I am religious about the good, old fashioned thank you note.  My dedication to this...

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Tech Tips & Tools – “Wake, Alexa....

Nov 14, 2014

Amazon recently released a new gadget that has everyone buzzing. It's called Amazon Echo.

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Positions at Sno-Isle Libraries

Nov 14, 2014

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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