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

 

History Meets Current Events

Jun 26, 2015

Normally I write about odd facts and happenings that were part of our area’s history. This week, however, my attention has been diverted by (of all things) social media.

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Amazing OneDay Teams Transform Granite Falls

Jun 26, 2015

They were ready! They came together to tackle the 2015 OneDay list of chores and tasks with a vengeance!

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2015 Farmers’ Market a Hit

Jun 26, 2015

It's clear the wait for the Granite Falls Farmers' Market was worth it! In it's first month, vendors and the community alike seem to love what's going on - and it's right here in our backyard.

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Cause of Fatal Accident Comes to Light

Jun 26, 2015

More than four months after the February 14 fatal accident on the Mountain Loop Hwy., County officials have released the results of their investigation.

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Snohomish County to Acquire SR 530 Slide Parcels

Jun 26, 2015

FEMA announced an award of $6.6 million through the Hazard Mitigation Program Grant for acquisition of damaged Oso properties.

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Outdoor Burning Ban in Effect

Jun 26, 2015

Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions , an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County went into effect Monday, June 22, 2015 at 8 a.m.

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SnoCo, AquaSox Partner for ‘Take Back’...

Jun 26, 2015

What do baseball and environmental protection have in common?

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Healthy Youth Survey Shows Students at Risk

Jun 26, 2015

As students wrap up their school years and head into summer, new data shows that parents and community members should be aware of signs to look for if someone is in crisis ...

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Snohomish County Hires Chief Medical Examiner

Jun 26, 2015

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick hired Dr. Daniel Selove as the county’s new chief medical examiner. Dr. Selove’s tenure as chief medical examiner begins this week.

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Fair Safety – Preparing for Emergencies

Jun 26, 2015

The Evergreen State Fair, during a busy day, may have over 40,000 happy people enjoying food, fun, music and each other’s company.

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County Residents Asked to Share Thoughts on Vaping

Jun 26, 2015

To vape, or not to vape — in public — that is the question.

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Operation Dry Water

Jun 26, 2015

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Marine Services Unit is preparing for the nationwide Operation Dry Water weekend June 26-28.

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Summer Construction – Be Prepared

Jun 26, 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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Message from the School District Superintendent

Jun 26, 2015

June 19, 2015  Dear School and Community Friends, Wow!  The 2014-2015 school year has come to a close and I have to say, I am so...

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Granite Falls School District News

Jun 26, 2015

Hello Granite Falls School District Families, I hope you’re all enjoying the start of your summer break!  I have included...

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GFSD Offers Early Kindergarten Entrance

Jun 26, 2015

For those students turning 5 years of age with birth dates between September 1 and October 15, Early Entrance may be permitted based on results of assessments and observations administered by the District.

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New Principals Hired by Granite Falls School Distr...

Jun 26, 2015

Principals were selected by a committee of administrators, board members, teachers, students and community members.  We are very...

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Rep. Dan Kristiansen from Olympia

Jun 26, 2015

As the leader for House Republicans, I am privileged to have a seat at the table alongside Rep. Bruce Chandler, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee ...

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4th on the 3rd BBQ and Fireworks

Jun 26, 2015

We are happy to host our annual customer appreciation event as we celebrate "4th on the 3rd" this year!

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GFCCC Hosts Vacation Bible School

Jun 26, 2015

Granite Falls Christ's Community Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School Monday, July 13th thru Friday July 17th, 2015; from 9 AM to 12:15 in the afternoon.

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Sunnyside Nursery Hosts Summer Gardening Classes

Jun 26, 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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Stilly Festival of the River

Jun 26, 2015

It's time again to start scheduling Chamber Members to be part of the Granite Falls Chamber of Commerce booth at this year's Stillaguamish Festival of the River!

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Sno-Isle Libraries – Explore Summer 2015

Jun 26, 2015

2015 Explore Summer program, offering kids and teens a way to have fun and be ready for school come fall. Students involved in summer...

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Granite Falls Library News

Jun 26, 2015

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

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Sun Breaks – A Line of Good Dads

Jun 26, 2015

In 1990, as my father neared the age of eighty, he looked back over a life of struggle and hard work and questioned what his life had amounted to.

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I’m Just Saying – Ribbons & Resol...

Jun 26, 2015

My husband had an adorable and aging Golden Retriever when we met. Brady was a massive beast who had spent the previous 14 years living as an outdoor dog ...

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How-to-Geek – Voice Dictation

Jun 26, 2015

With the prolific use of cell phones, tablets and other electronic devices for texting, accessing Apple's Siri and other personal intelligence assistants, the familiar QWERTY keyboards are proving grossly inadequate.

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K-9 Lap of Luxury

Jun 26, 2015

My oldest canine partner Spring is in fantastic shape for a dog her age, which is over 12 ½ years old. She is on only natural supplements to assist her joints as she ages.

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Snohomish County Living – Summer Heatwave

Jun 26, 2015

Summer is officially underway. NOAA expects this summer to be very HOT and DRY throughout Snohomish County and the entire west coast.

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Local Company – Employment Opportunities

Jun 26, 2015

ENTRY LEVEL POSITION NEEDED FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY We are a growing manufacturing company located in Granite Falls. We are looking...

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Jun 26, 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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