Granite Falls

Waiting lists and growing demand for low-income preschools

There will be 1,000 more spots opening in the state next school year — far fewer than needed.


History preserved: Granite Falls gets digital makeover

Volunteers at the Historical Museum have spent hundreds of hours modernizing the town’s maps.


Then and now: Granite Falls Historical Society gallery

Digitization allows a click of a mouse to show how a site looked 80, 90, even 100 years ago.


Granite Falls awards school winners

The Granite Falls School District recently announced its third quarter Success in Education award winners. Granite Falls High School: Jennifer Lopez-Huerta, Maxwell Beaver Crossroads High… Continue reading

Snohomish County stars in the strong mood film ‘Outside In’

Edie Falco of “The Sopranos” gives a top performance in perhaps Lynn Shelton’s strongest movie yet.

Granite Falls students take lead on egg hunt

Granite Falls Middle School leadership students organized a community egg hunt and celebration on March 29 for local preschool-age children. Makena McGill and Elie Bassett… Continue reading

Felony charges against man who allegedly tried suicide by cop

He has been under investigation for months on accusations of child molestation.

Granite Falls teen is Youth of the Year

Ayla Chau, of Granite Falls, was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County 2018 Youth of the Year at an awards ceremony Feb.… Continue reading

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here

Ryan Zinke said he favors re-introducing them to the North Cascades ecosystem.

‘My princess warrior’ made the most of their short marriage

Heather Absher died of cancer a little more than 10 weeks after marrying Jimmy Absher.

As elsewhere, high school students here plan to walk out

Many districts are supportive of Wednesday’s planned protest over the Florida school shooting.

Inventor built a wall — to keep mice out of his sports car

Tom Sharp of Granite Falls plans to patent his idea and solicit backers on Kickstarter.

Downtown Granite Falls will be transformed

Civic center, with a City Hall, a public plaza, a community room and a parking lot are in the works.

Granite Falls School District hands out awards

The Granite Falls School District recently announced its second quarter Success in Education award winners. Granite Falls High School: Anna Beach, Korben Young Crossroads High… Continue reading

Man shot by sheriff’s deputy reportedly held a hatchet

Deputies who responded along the Mountain Loop Highway had been told the 34-year-old was suicidal.

Deputy shoots Lynnwood man along Mountain Loop Highway

The Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response team was called out to investigate Monday night.

Granite Falls student’s advice: ‘get involved’

She went from playing video games to building her own computers and creating a food drive database.