Granite Falls

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

Granite Falls store owner is the city’s yes man

In Granite Falls, if there’s a bake sale, a car wash, or just a friendly chat with a neighbor, chances are good it’s at the… Continue reading

Around Snohomish County

Everett: Climb by firefighters Everett is sending 19 firefighters to the annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb on Sunday at the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle. The… Continue reading

Audubon ends river road challenge; focus shifts to other forest roads

The Pilchuck Audubon Society plans no more litigation to oppose repairs to the flood-damaged Suiattle River Road. However, the environmental group hopes to… Continue reading

Police warn of luring suspect in Granite Falls

Officials in Granite Falls are warning parents about a strange man who reportedly approached a high-school girl earlier this week. The girl… Continue reading

Granite Falls eco car team ready to hit the road

The Granite Falls High School eco car team, along with Granite’s Urban Auto team, is preparing for an upcoming competition in Texas in early April.… Continue reading

Reward at $20,500 for information in eagle deaths

Authorities still are asking for help finding the person responsible for the deaths of four bald eagles last month near Granite Falls.… Continue reading