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TBD Tops City Council Agenda

May 13, 2016

Mayor Hartman called the April 6, 2016 City Council meeting to order at 7:00pm, followed by the flag salute and roll call.

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Granite Falls EcoTeams Return Victorious

May 13, 2016

Celebrating their tenth edition, the Shell EcoMarathon Americas invites "high school and university students from across the Americas to showcase their passion for technological innovation and energy efficiency.

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GFB&G Club Dedicated in Ceremony

May 13, 2016

It was a drizzly day, but spirits were high and the excitement was electric as the community came together to dedicate the Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club ...

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FBLA Students Excel at State

May 13, 2016

Last week, 28 students from Granite Falls High School traveled on a bus for six hours, making the trip from Granite Falls to Spokane.

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Saddle Up for St. Jude’s – May 15

May 13, 2016

It wouldn’t be surprising to learn that Horse Country Farm is known for fun.

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2016 OneDay in Review

May 13, 2016

If you’re one of the many who witnessed the flurry of activity in Granite Falls on Saturday, you may have wondered what was going on.

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S. Granite Ave. Construction Ahead of Schedule

May 13, 2016

It was mid-April as the City prepared to begin construction and improvements on several roads and sidewalks throughout downtown.

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Best Amateur Yard/Garden Contest

May 13, 2016

The inaugural Best Amateur Yard/Garden Contest is on the drawing board, with Granite Falls Gardener's Club organizer Kelly Calkins Snow as its architect.

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Granite Falls Farmers’ Market Opens May 21

May 13, 2016

The Granite Falls Farmers Market will be opened May 21 at 108 Wabash, Granite Falls. This is on the back side of the Buzz Inn Steakhouse.

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May Gardening Classes at Sunnyside

May 13, 2016

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

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Message from the Superintendent

May 13, 2016

It’s hard to believe that we are in the last quarter of the school year! We had terrific participation for the March conferences.

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Granite Falls Middle School Acquires Spirit Rock

May 13, 2016

At some point in our lives, most of us have a desire to leave our mark on our world – something which will tell those who come after us that we were here.

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GFFD Lid Lift Resolution Will Go to Voters

May 13, 2016

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 approve a 12-cent “lid lift” ,,,

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Input Sought on Capital Facilities Plan

May 13, 2016

Sno-Isle Libraries is planning how its facilities will meet the changing needs of communities and customers now and in the future. A...

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From the Desk of the Chief

May 13, 2016

In this column, "From the Desk of the Chief", Granite Falls Police Chief Scott Robertson will share news and happenings with the community from the perspective of our law enforcement officials.

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SCSO Crime and Incident Blotter

May 13, 2016

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) regularly publishes information on County-wide crime and other events necessitating the response of their deputies.

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Puget Sound Recover Efforts Targeted

May 13, 2016

On Earth Day 2016, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that expanded efforts to protect and restore Puget Sound will be a center-piece of his Administration.

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County Seeks Small Capital Project Applicants

May 13, 2016

The Snohomish County Council is accepting applications for small capital projects partnership (SCPP) grants until Friday, May 27th at 5 PM.

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Trade MOU Signed with China

May 13, 2016

On Wednesday, May 11, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Economic, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, China.

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County Awards Funding to Heritage Projects

May 13, 2016

A historic mural damaged by storm water, fragile newspapers brittle and vulnerable to exposure, and interpretive signs aged by the elements are all items of local history that will receive professional repair and restoration

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County Hosts Public Recognition Week

May 13, 2016

County invites employees, students, and Snohomish County residents to celebrate the Public Works Departments’ ongoing services on Wednesday, May 18 from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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County Paving and Chip Seal Program Begins

May 13, 2016

Snohomish County Public Works has begun its annual road resurfacing programs targeting 109 miles of county roadways.

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Transfer Station Scheduled for 3-Day Closure

May 13, 2016

The Snohomish County Public Works Solid Waste Division will temporarily close its North County Recycling and Transfer Station (NCRTS) from May 31 through June 2, 2016.

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Spring Construction – Be Prepared

May 13, 2016

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 Library News

May 13, 2016

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

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History – “Ancient” and Otherwis...

May 13, 2016

This week, our local historical museum took another step forward in making it relatively easy to explore local history.

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Sun Breaks – “Bee” Surprised

May 13, 2016

We moved last fall, after the flowers had finished blooming. So these lovely spring days have been full of surprises as we work in our new yard. Rhododendron and azalea bushes are breathtakingly colorful.

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Discovering

May 13, 2016

Three and a half years ago I brought home a Dutch Shepherd puppy. I named her Discovery because of all the missions I believed she would be on, assisting The Major Crimes Unit to discover the answer to the puzzles of missing victims.

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An Eye on the Market

May 13, 2016

Renters who want to become homeowners can now use their rent payment history to boost their credit scores by subscribing to online service providers.

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How-to-Geek – Panoramic iPhone Photos

May 13, 2016

If you want a wide angle photo of some sweeping vista, you used to only have two options: buy an expensive camera with a wide angle lens, or take a series of photos and stitch them together with software.

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GFSD Board Position Open

May 13, 2016

The Granite Falls School District Board of Directors is accepting applications for Board Director District #3.

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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

May 13, 2016

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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Community Job Opportunities

May 13, 2016

In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and their overall mission, that of supporting the economic vitality of Granite Falls and its surrounding area, we are pleased to share with you positions posted on their website.

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Part-Time Position – GenCare Granite Falls

May 13, 2016

GenCare Lifestyle The Village @ Granite Falls is a Premier Senior Living and Retirement Community. We are currently looking for a Part Time Night Monitor for our Weekend Graveyard Shift.

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