Granite Falls

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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Charges dismissed for woman accused of Granite Falls arson

Prosecutors alleged she set a fire as revenge for her slain son, but a jury wouldn’t convict her.

Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes

The Tigers’ senior ran a mile in just over 6 minutes as a 5th-grader and is a devoted church member.

People load timber rounds that were illegally felled off the Mountain Loop Highway on state land east of Granite Falls. The firewood was delivered to area food banks. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources)

Hung jury can’t decide if Everett man poached public timber

The man, 31, testified he thought a Discover Pass gave him the right to harvest firewood on forest land.

People load timber rounds that were illegally felled off the Mountain Loop Highway on state land east of Granite Falls. The firewood was delivered to area food banks. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources)

Falling tree injures 69-year-old hiker on Lake 22 trail

The woman suffered from neck and back pain. Volunteer rescuers carried her back to the trailhead.

Camano Island man home after heart attack on trail, rescue

Randy Belles felt a pain in his chest while hiking near Vesper Peak. He recounted his rescue by helicopter.

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz

For this woman with a lifelong love of the Emerald City, there’s no place like home.

Map of the Highway 92 - Little Pilchuck Creek fish passage project. (The state Department of Transportation)

Weekend closure coming to Highway 92 near Lake Stevens

Crews will be finishing up a fish passage project along Little Pilchuck Creek.

Map of the Highway 92 - Little Pilchuck Creek fish passage project. (The state Department of Transportation)

After a decade of planning, Granite Falls has new City Hall

This project is only the beginning of a revitalized downtown. More work is set to begin in the fall.

Gotta dump and run? Check transfer station lines out first

Snohomish County Public Works has installed live traffic webcams at five solid waste facilities.

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