Granite Falls

Granite Falls alum earns juris doctor from Duke

Katie Christensen graduated May 13 from Duke University with her juris doctor of law. Christensen, a 2011 graduate of Granite Falls High School, earlier received… Continue reading

Granite Falls to offer youth football for free

Participation numbers have nearly doubled since the Granite Falls Youth Athletic Association’s move.

Red brick path in Granite Falls will honor those who served

Nearly 400 names have been submitted for the walkway planned for the new high school grandstands.

Snohomish County native shares Stanley Cup triumph with dad

T.J. Oshie’s father, Tim, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, and T.J.’s moving post-game interview tugged at the heartstrings.

Granite Falls recognizes Success in Education Award winners

The Granite Falls School District on May 16 honored quarterly Success in Education Award winners. Granite Falls High School winners were Meckenzie Hagan and Remington… Continue reading

Capitals rout Vegas 6-2, move a win away from winning Stanley Cup

T.J. Oshie, who lived in Everett and Stanwood as a youngster, scored a goal for Washington.

Problems revealed in Granite Falls School District audit

Salary and benefit costs that were paid for with federal grant money were not properly documented.

Dramatic helicopter rescue of fallen hiker with broken leg

She was by a small waterfall on steep snow. The county Helicopter Rescue Team hoisted her to safety.

Hiker with a broken leg near Granite Falls airlifted to hospital

The injury occurred in the Gothic Basin/Foggy Peak area of Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Soroptimists hand out awards

Soroptimist International of Everett presented five awards to women in the community. Two scholarship awards were given to young women for academics and volunteer work… Continue reading

14-mile stretch of Mountain Loop Highway reopens for season

It closes each year because of snow and dangerous winter conditions.

Granite Falls Food Bank to be torn down and relocated

A trailer that has housed the service for 40 years will be cleared for a new civic center.

Monroe approves ATVs on city streets, with rules

It’s part of a statewide effort to boost tourism in rural areas and expand recreation.

County, Forest Service paying for vital pay phone in Verlot

Its brief removal last year sparked concerns about how hikers and residents would reach 911.

Granite Falls teams back from Ecomarathon

Two teams from Granite Falls High School competed at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2018, held April 19-22 at the Sonoma Raceway in California. The UrbanAutos… Continue reading

Alex Frazier works to hang senior pets portraits at Fred Meyer in Snohomish. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Seniors help paint portraits of shelter animals

The works are hung in various locations and are available for sale to benefit the aspiring pets.

Alex Frazier works to hang senior pets portraits at Fred Meyer in Snohomish. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

School retirees award scholarships

Sno-Isle School Retirees Association recently awarded two $2,000 renewal scholarships to college students who graduated from local high schools. Riley Hougan is a student at… Continue reading