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

 

Ordinance Adoptions Highlight City Council Meeting

Feb 5, 2016

Mayor Matt Hartman called the January 20, 2016 City Council meeting to order at 7:00 PM, followed by the flag salute and roll call.

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Homelessness in Snohomish County

Feb 5, 2016

It is not a new problem, nor is there disagreement that the number of homeless individuals in Snohomish County is at a critical level - and it's getting worse.

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SCSO to Hold 2016 Citizen’s Academy

Feb 5, 2016

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office will offer a free 12‐week program for residents of Snohomish County interested in learning about their local law enforcement.

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Playa Bonita Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Feb 5, 2016

Clearly a favorite in Granite Falls, Playa Bonita Mexican Restaurant will be celebrating their ten-year anniversary on Saturday, February 20 and invite you to join in the festivities.

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Minor Flooding Risks Expected

Feb 5, 2016

It’s that time of year when rivers are pushed beyond their banks by heavy rain, and flooding is not an uncommon challenge.

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From the Desk of the Chief

Feb 5, 2016

by Trisha Broughton, Mountain Loop exPress Staff Editor’s Note: In this column, “From the Desk of the Chief”,...

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GFHS Alumni Inducted into Hall of Fame

Feb 5, 2016

Every year, since 1994, the Alumni Hall of Fame has chosen outstanding alumni to induct into the Hall of Fame.

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Message from the Superintendent

Feb 5, 2016

We’re a month into the New Year and 2016 has already been full of excitement and fun. Below you will find the February Superintendent Letter.

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Spring Sports Signups at Boys & Girls Club

Feb 5, 2016

Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club Spring Sports are co-ed. Volleyball is offered to grades 3 through 12. Flag Football is offered to ages 5 through 14.

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Granite Falls Library News

Feb 5, 2016

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

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2016 Sno-Isle 3rd Grade Reading Challenge

Feb 5, 2016

Sno-Isle Libraries’ annual 3rd Grade Reading Challenge is under way. The Mega-Fun, Biblio-Trivia, Rockem-Sockem Third Grade Reading Challenge is a literary trivia program for students ...

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TEDxLIVE Events Scheduled at Neighboring Libraries

Feb 5, 2016

Over a thousand attendees will spend at least $6,000 to attend the upcoming TED2016 DREAM Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. But Sno-Isle Libraries will livestream the second day of the conference free of charge ...

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Sunnyside’s Weekend Gardening Classes

Feb 5, 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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SCSO Crime and Incident Blotter

Feb 5, 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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Lovick to Run for State Representative

Feb 5, 2016

Former Snohomish County Executive, John Lovick, (D-Snohomish County) announced today he is launching his campaign for the Washington State House of Representatives in Snohomish County’s 44th Legislative District.

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Trever Esko Named Director of Information Services

Feb 5, 2016

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that Trever Esko has been hired as the county’s Director for Information Services.

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Surface Water Management Director Selected

Feb 5, 2016

After thoroughly searching for a new Surface Water Management (SWM) Director, Snohomish County Public Works announced the selection of Will Hall to lead the division.

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Grant Program Accepting Applications

Feb 5, 2016

Snohomish County’s Office of Economic Development announced that it is currently accepting applications from public and nonprofit agencies for projects that develop and promote heritage preservation in the county.

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SnoCo Call to Artists

Feb 5, 2016

The Snohomish County Arts Commission announced an invitation for artists to submit images of existing free-standing sculptural works to be considered for temporary installation and exhibition ...

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Rep. Dan Kristiansen from Olympia

Feb 5, 2016

With only 38 days remaining of the scheduled 60-day regular session, time is slipping by fast as committees attempt to hear and pass policy bills before this coming Friday, Feb. 5.

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Winter Construction – Be Prepared

Feb 5, 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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IRS Offers Comprehensive Tax Help

Feb 5, 2016

With the availability of 3rd party tax software, more taxpayers are taking on the challenge of preparing their own individual taxes than ever before.

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Point-in-Time Count Appreciation

Feb 5, 2016

From the bottom of my heart; I want to thank each and every one of you for making this Point In Time Count MATTER!!!

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Museum Musings

Feb 5, 2016

We are happy to bring to you the Granite Falls Historical Society's monthly newsletter as they share with us their always-busy, never-to-disappoint chronicles of their monthly happenings.

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A Little “Buzz” About History

Feb 5, 2016

Have you eaten at the Buzz Inn lately? Come in through the back door? If not, you’ve missed not only a good meal, but a quick look back at the history of that whole block of buildings on the east side of S. Granite Ave.

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Stepping Forward Through the Grief

Feb 5, 2016

The necklace with Springfield’s photo that I wear daily, the memory box with her photo on the front that rests on my dresser, and her collars hanging from my rear view mirror bring a smile to my face.

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How-to-Geek – Blocking Third-Party Cookies

Feb 5, 2016

Internet cookies have been around since the beginning of the web, and for the most part they serve a useful purpose.

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Part-Time Position – GenCare, Granite Falls

Feb 5, 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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Positions Available at Sno-Isle Libraries

Feb 5, 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

Feb 5, 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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