Granite Falls

Granite Falls mayor may resign

The mayor of Granite Falls says he may have to resign because of health problems. Mayor Haroon Saleem made the announcement during… Continue reading

Marysville man’s 3rd strike for robbing drug dealer

A Marysville man accused of robbing, kidnapping and assaulting his drug supplier is expected to be sentenced to life in prison after a… Continue reading

Deaths of 4 bald eagles near Granite Falls investigated

Wildlife agents are investigating the deaths of four bald eagles found floating in a lake east of Granite Falls. “It was real… Continue reading

Tribe donates patrol car to Granite Falls

A new squad car is rolling around Granite Falls, thanks to a donation from the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians. Granite Falls police have been hurting… Continue reading

Young artists’ work impresses judges of Scholastic Art Awards

What seemed to resonate most with the judges in the 2013 Scholastic Art Awards contest was the sophisticated level of talent shown by the hundreds… Continue reading

Police hunt for car thief who reportedly hit 2 cop cars

As far as pursuits go, it wasn’t a particularly high-speed chase. It was, however, plenty dangerous. Police in Granite Falls are trying… Continue reading

Second man arrested after home-invasion robbery

Deputies have arrested a second suspect in connection with a home-invasion robbery that left a 70-year-old Machias woman tied to a toilet. The… Continue reading

Granite Falls firefighters get new safety tools

Firefighters in Granite Falls soon will have two kinds of new equipment — one to help them look for missing people and… Continue reading

Granite Falls man accused of firing towards pair

A Granite Falls man said he began blasting away with a shotgun because he wanted to protect his home. Police aren’t buying… Continue reading

Man could skip jail in teacher’s death

An Arlington man could avoid serving any time in prison for the 2011 crash that killed Granite Falls school teacher, Suzy Armstrong. On… Continue reading

Granite Falls Sportsman’s club to host archery day

A day of archery shooting will be hosted by the Granite Falls Sportsman’s Club on Sunday. The second 3-D archery fun shoot will run from… Continue reading

Shingles can strike at any time

April Wolanek will never forget the strange stinging sensation on one side of her stomach. “It was a discomfort. A burning, kind of a tingling,… Continue reading

Officials identify man who drowned in canoeing accident

Officials have identified a man who drowned Saturday in a canoeing accident as Valeriy Lukashevich, 55, of Arlington. The accident happened on a… Continue reading

Major music artists to join locals at Stillaguamish Festival of River

Among the rock, blues and country headliners at the free, 24th annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River in Arlington are Leon Russell, Jonny Lang and… Continue reading

Granite Falls man fights City Hall by breaking in

Drugs are love, and police officers are against drugs, so they cannot enforce the laws in Granite Falls, because love is the… Continue reading

Granite Falls mourns former police horse

Slick, a longtime Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and Granite Falls police horse, died Thursday morning after a lingering illness. Slick’s partner was Granite Falls reserve… Continue reading

Reward for finding hikers’ killer about to expire

A reward raised by family and friends of two women gunned down while hiking six years ago in Granite Falls is about… Continue reading

Hiker who fell from trail was Camano man, 67

The hiker who fell to his death Monday afternoon outside of Granite Falls has been identified as a 67-year-old Camano Island man.… Continue reading

Police warn Granite Falls neighborhood of sex offender

Police are warning neighbors about a convicted sex offender who will be living in the Granite Falls area. Royce Zane Goodenough, 51,… Continue reading

Granite Falls plans Safety Fair on June 22

A family safety fair is planned for June 22 in Granite Falls. The “Mountain Loop Experience Safety Fair” is set from 9 a.m. to 5… Continue reading