Granite Falls

Granite Falls exchange student lives dream, inspires others

Chinese exchange student Joyce Sun has long been interested in basketball. But having grown up in a part of the world where… Continue reading

Thousands of children in Snohomish County have no home

There are thousands of children and teens in Snohomish County who wonder where they’ll sleep each night or where they’ll find their next… Continue reading

Students tell of overcoming pain, loss at Crossroads High event

The students came with stories to tell. They’d overcome personal loss, bullying, addiction, homelessness, anxiety and depression. Eight teens shared their stories… Continue reading

Thousands of Lake Stevens voters get wrong pamphlets

Thousands of voters received the wrong information pamphlets with their ballots this weekend. The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office is working to get… Continue reading

Voices of Youth: Parents have no idea what teens go through

The students are asked to be raw and honest about their stories, and guests are urged to listen with open hearts. Local… Continue reading

Ballots in the mail for Feb. 14 special election

A request to voters for $147.5 million to build a new high school is the biggest ask in the Feb. 14 special election.… Continue reading

Driver leaves hole in Granite Falls Post Office wall

The work room in the post office usually is a place to park packages and letters, not vehicles. On Monday around 1:46… Continue reading

GOP nominates 3 for vacant Snohomish County Council seat

Local Republicans selected three nominees Saturday to fill a vacant seat on the Snohomish County Council. Nate Nehring, Kevin Ashe and Michael Stevens… Continue reading

5,570 Christmas tree permits sold for Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie forest

Every year, thousands of families visit the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in search of the perfect Christmas tree. As of Thursday, the forest… Continue reading

Granite Falls School District’s drive aids over 500 kids

The Granite Falls School District wrapped up its annual food and gift drive. The massive effort served 215 families, including over 500 kids. This year’s… Continue reading

Snowfall brings gate closures at parts of Mountain Loop Highway

The gates that block car access to about 13 miles of the snowy Mountain Loop Highway also serve as markers for some of… Continue reading

Input sought on recreation area expansion in Spada Lake basin

Help is needed to plan the expansion of popular trails in the state’s largest natural resources conservation area. The Morning Star Natural… Continue reading

Granite Falls ambulance crashes with patient onboard

A Granite Falls fire district ambulance crashed in Arlington on Friday with a patient onboard. An investigation is ongoing, officials said Monday. Two… Continue reading

Granite Falls to vote on $13.7M bond for school projects

A $13.7 million bond proposal is set to go before voters in February. The school board voted in November to put the… Continue reading

Granite Falls housing development starts to take shape

Work has started on a housing development that was planned years ago and is expected to add more than 300 new homes… Continue reading

Hiker dies of heart attack on trail near Granite Falls

A man died while hiking near Heather Lake east of Granite Falls on Friday afternoon. A 911 caller reported the man, 36, was… Continue reading

3 members of same family teach at Granite Falls school

Kaitlan Howell was in the fourth grade at Monte Cristo Elementary School when she took a tumble from the monkey bars at… Continue reading

GRADS give teen moms support they need to stay in school

Jessiana King wakes up around 2 a.m. to feed her 3-month-old son, Brayden. By 4:30, she’s up again. Brayden usually sleeps while… Continue reading

Bridges near Index, Gold Bar to be replaced

In some places around soggy Snohomish County, it’s still a giant log that gets you over a rushing stream of water. Log girders… Continue reading

Free week at horse camp is essay contest prize

Horse Country Farm in Granite Falls is holding an essay contest to find one senior and one junior counselor who will win a free week… Continue reading