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

 

Enforcement Begins on Truck Weight Restrictions

Jul 11, 2014

Mayor Pro Tem Matt Hartman led the Council through a short agenda on July 7th at the library. Enforcement of new truck weight restrictions and replacing manhole covers were the main topics of business.

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Board of Fire Commissioners Pass Levy Resolution

Jul 11, 2014

At its July 10 meeting, the Board of Fire Commissioners for Snohomish County Fire District 17, also known as the Granite Falls Fire Department, unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to renew a levy for EMS.

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Paint the Town Purple

Jul 11, 2014

One week and counting until the second annual Granite Falls Relay for Life, scheduled for noon on Saturday, July 19 until 10:00 a.m., Sunday, July 20.

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Recycle for Relay – A Metal Recycling Event

Jul 11, 2014

Get ready; it's a Relay for Life month!! In 2013, the Mayor and City Council proclaimed the month of July as Relay for Life and Paint the Town Purple month. They renewed their support and again dedicated the month to finding a cure for cancer.

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“Humanity Not Hatred”

Jul 11, 2014

The community is invited to the third annual Brisenia Flores “Humanity not Hatred” event July 17 at McCollum Park in south Everett.

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Join Us at Relay for Life July 19 – 20

Jul 11, 2014

Each step bring us closer to our goal of finishing the fight against cancer. On Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, volunteers, participants, families and community members will come together to make finding a cure more within reach.

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‘Just a Day at the Village

Jul 11, 2014

What's summer without BBQ picnics, great live music and a car show? Well, it's not anything we'll have to find out any time soon.

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Show ‘n’ Shine Coming August 2

Jul 11, 2014

Is there anything better than Granite Falls in the summer? With August right around the corner, known to have the best weather of the year, organizers are ready for the 34th annual Granite Falls Show 'n' Shine .

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TECO Recruiting for August 2nd Dunk Tank

Jul 11, 2014

The TECO team is looking for local celebrities to volunteer for their fundraiser during Show n' Shine August 2nd.

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Health & Safety Fair Joins National Night Out

Jul 11, 2014

National Night Out in Granite Falls on August 5 will offer a way to meet the neighbors and get a health check, according to Pilchuck Foundation president Catherine Anderson ...

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GF Cheerleaders Win at WWU Summer Camp

Jul 11, 2014

The Granite Falls High School Cheer Squad just returned from NCA 2014 Summer Camp at Western Washington University.

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FBLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville

Jul 11, 2014

More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to the historic city of Nashville to make some history of their own.

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GF Unified Sports Team Wins at State Competition

Jul 11, 2014

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, the Granite Falls Unified Sports team ventured down south to Sumner, WA where they would compete at the state level tournament against other adolescents of similar age.

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Granite Falls School District News

Jul 11, 2014

by Elizabeth A. Holderman, Granite Falls School District Administrative Assistant/Community Relations Hi Everyone! I hope you’re...

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Summer Lunch Program Update

Jul 11, 2014

Summer is far better for hundreds of kids again this year, simply because there were those who cared enough to make sure the Summer Lunch Program did not meet the proverbial ax.

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Tourism Revealed – Snohomish County

Jul 11, 2014

Are you ready to get in touch with your wild side? Find your adventure with coupons for wildlife and nightlife around Snohomish County.

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July’s Business Spotlight

Jul 11, 2014

Born out of a need to create and a desire to nurture wellness in others, Suzi and Jeff Quillen opened Perfectly Knotty at the beginning of 2014 ...

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Summer Construction – Be Prepared

Jul 11, 2014

Summer is the season for fairs and festivals, large family get-togethers and road trips. It is also the best and sometimes only time to repair roads and bridges ...

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Granite Falls Library News – July

Jul 11, 2014

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

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Jul 11, 2014

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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WDFW Lawsuit Discussions Scheduled

Jul 11, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, Sen. Kirk Pearson, chair of the Senate Natural Resources and Parks Committee, announced that the committee will hold a work session July 29 to discuss the recent settlement ...

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Around Washington State

Jul 11, 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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News from Olympia – Dan Kristiansen

Jul 11, 2014

The best quality of the 39th District is its people. I am a native of Snohomish County and I know the hard-working people from all over the area.

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Help Digitize Our Community History

Jul 11, 2014

The Sno-Isle Libraries organization is striving to make more material available to its patrons, in the form of digital images portraying the history of Snohomish and Island Counties.

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There’s Power in the Fur

Jul 11, 2014

Though we've truly made great progress in this big world we live in, there are times we still have a long way to go. Pride and prejudice do continue.

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Before Our Time – Learning from the Best

Jul 11, 2014

Ranging from blatant disinterest to curiosity; dabbling to a serious hobby; from avocation to occupation to professional scientific research, the spectrum reflecting interest in genealogy is wide and varying.

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Sun Breaks – Fifty Years Ago at Mt. Pilchuck

Jul 11, 2014

In his “Seems Like Yesterday” column for January 17, 2014, Everett’s Herald writer Jack O’Donnell said that fifty years earlier, Mount Pilchuck Ski area reported eight inches of new snow and the area had a total of 76 inches.

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Snohomish County Living – Eye on the Market

Jul 11, 2014

If the weather and predictions for the Summer are accurate, we are in for a hot and dry one! And speaking of hot, the Snohomish County real estate market is sizzling hot! Here is an eye on the market.

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I’m Just Saying – No Dogs Allowed

Jul 11, 2014

Happy July! I just returned from visiting my hometown, a rural, picturesque community in the heart of the Willamette Valley.

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Tech Tips & Tools – Four Top Notch Apps

Jul 11, 2014

In one of my previous columns, I mentioned Smartphone security and different applications that are useful to the everyday user. Consider this an extension of that.

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