Granite Falls

A major fish barrier on the Pilchuck River is coming down

Crews are ready to remove the 10-by-60-foot Pilchuck Dam next week, one chunk of concrete at a time.


Protests continue, spreading to Granite Falls and Mukilteo

Hundreds of people in the small cities joined marches and demonstrations decrying racism.


Witnesses sought in fatal crash near Granite Falls

Detectives first believed the Friday night crash was a hit and run, but now aren’t so sure.


Not everything is closed as businesses evolve to stay alive

Places are offering curbside pick-up and online orders and are banding together to draw wary customers.

A loving send-off for a teacher students call ‘Mom’

Tracy Orr has a rare brain tumor. Her Granite Falls campus has let her know how much they care.

Inundation: Flood water ‘higher than we’ve seen in years’

Road closures were numerous after days of rain raised the Snohomish, Skykomish and Stillaguamish rivers.

Carjacker pours coffee on woman, hits 5 cars in wild chase

A Granite Falls man, 20, was suspected of fleeing to Everett in a stolen SUV. Deputies caught him.

She does her sculpting from a studio in the Granite Falls outback

Judeth Davis fell in love with clay when she was just 4 years old. Now she’s an award-winning sculptor.

Serving up a heaping helping of kindness in Granite Falls

Local businesses team with a nonprofit to provide monthly meals for children.

1933 blaze damaged historic Granite Falls hotel

The fire not only threatened the 1893 building, but a large portion of the city as well.

Thanksgiving came a day early, with help from some angels

There were hundreds of warm items — and some cool stuff — at a Granite Falls giveaway.

Lawyers make a case in court to delay effect of I-976

Initiative sponsor Tim Eyman tried to intervene in court proceedings but was stopped by the judge.

Cities start to deal with the fallout of I-976

Without the revenue car tabs brought in projects and road maintenance are likely to be postponed.

Flags in hand, kids carry a star-spangled message for vets

They carry flags through Granite Falls to call attention to the crisis of suicide among veterans.

Orion Green, a senior at Granite Falls High School, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Granite Falls senior has electrifying vision for his future

Orion Green is an Eagle Scout, pole vaulter and sousaphone player, who likes math and robots.

Orion Green, a senior at Granite Falls High School, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Granite Falls, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Study to pave Mountain Loop heads to county, forest service

The two agencies now get to decide on the options and how to move forward with funding.

Final paving options ready in Mountain Loop Highway study

The Federal Highway Administration will present its recommendations during two meetings this week.

Man shot by deputy is sentenced to prison in sex abuse case

The Lynnwood man threatened suicide when a girl accused him of abuse. He rushed at deputies with a hatchet.

Granite Falls’ long wait is over: Thai food has finally arrived

For 116 years, the town was devoid of a place to enjoy pad Thai. Eat Thai Cuisine has changed all that.

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