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Articles from the April 2, 2012 edition

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 By Chris Thomas    News    April 2, 2012

Some in GOP Push for Conservation Causes

SEATTLE - Support for many environmental causes seems to run strictly along party lines, but a group of Republicans is trying to change that in Congress. They are asking House Speaker John Boehner to help push 19 bills through the House to designate...

 
 By Puget Sound Energy    News    April 2, 2012

Puget Sound Energy Urges Everyone to Call 811 Before Digging

BELLEVUE, Wash.--With Gov. Gregoire’s declaration that April is Safe Digging Month, Puget Sound Energy urges everyone to call 811 to schedule a free utility locator service before beginning any work that involves digging. “As April marks...

 
 By Washington House Republicans    News    April 2, 2012

Mike Hope supports Snohomish parent’s stance on testing

Today, Rep. Mike Hope,<http://houserepublicans.wa.gov/members/mike-hope/> (R-Lake Stevens), met with Michelle Purcell and Erin McBrien, part of a Snohomish parents group who recently garnered media attention<http://www.he...

 
 By Gasbuddy    News    April 2, 2012

Washington Weekly Gas Price Update and Outlook

April 2- Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have risen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.11/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.89/g,...

 
 By Committee To Elect Dave Hayes    News    April 2, 2012

Dave Hayes announces his candidacy for State Representative 10th Legislative District Position 2

The Committee to Elect Dave Hayes proudly announces the candidacy of Dave Hayes (R), Camano Island for the fall 2012 election as State Representative 10th Legislative District Position 2. The position, currently held by Barbara Bailey (R), Oak...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

High school students get first-hand look at hydroelectric generation

Students from Mr. Carpenter's green technology class tour PUD's small hydro project. Granite Falls High School students in Crosby Carpenter’s Green Sustainable Technology and Design class were...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Community invited to drama production

The Granite Falls High School Drama department will perform the comedy Mirth and Mayhem, April 13 at 7 p.m. and April 14 at 2 p.m. at the High School Performing Arts Center. General admission is $4; student price is $2 with ASB card, $3 without...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day patrols nab 95 Snohomish County drivers

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and other police agencies in Washington worked extra traffic safety patrols March 5 through March 18 during a Saint Patrick’s Day “Drive Hammered, Get Nailed” campaign that nabbed more...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Representative Pearson announces run for State Senate

Rep. Kirk Pearson announced his plans to run for the State Senate in the 39th Legislative District following the retirement of Sen. Val Stevens. “Senator Stevens has been a strong voice for our community in the legislature for nearly two...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Kindergarten registration open

Granite Falls School District kindergarten registration for the 2012/2013 school year is currently open for all students who will be five years old on or before August 31, 2012. Registration packets are available from Mountain Way or Monte Cristo...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Join the Planning Committee for the G.F. first annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life

April 29, 2013 will mark the first Annual Relay For Life in Granite Falls. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Granite Falls will give everyone in the community a chance to help the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Helping Granite Falls establish new community outreach center

Families line up at the Lake Stevens Family Center to receive help in these tough times. Helping local families in need is what the Lake Stevens Family Center (LSFC) is all about. Families can stop...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Goodwill offers training

Free classes at Marysville Goodwill Job Training and Education Center will be held on May 21 through July 12, twice a week. Classes include ESL, Citizenship Prep, Customer Service, Computer Basics, MS Word, MS Excel, Online Job Search and Rosetta...

 
 By Fred Cruger    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

A Look Back

"Where Service meets Safety" was the slogan of the Granite Falls State Bank for decades. Built in 1907, the bank stands today looking much as it did when built, albeit with much nicer outdoo...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

GFSD announces Winter sports awards; Jenkins takes seventh in state

Winter sports awards were presented at team banquets held the end of February and early in March. The girls varsity and JV basketball teams earned the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) Distinguished award for a team GPA of 3.0...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

GFSD announces Success in Ed winners

The Granite Falls School District has announced its third quarter Success in Education student winners: Edward Quinonez, Dayna Strecker, Grady Briggs, Taylor Weitzel, Karrah Smith, Becky Gilbertson, Bailey Ainley, and Tommy Eadie. Awards are...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Getchell Firefighters holding pancake breakfast

The Getchell Firefighters Association will be holding their annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, April 7 starting at 7 a.m. until 12 noon. The breakfast will be held at Fire Station 68 located at 8424 99th Ave. NE in Arlington. Donations...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Democratic caucuses coming soon

The 39th Legislative Democrats will hold Precinct Caucuses on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 1 p.m. for the purpose of voting on a Presidential nominee for the Democratic Party and to select delegates who will move on to the district, county and state...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Dance Team takes fourth place

Ballroom dancers Lynn Kyes and Marshall Zenk show off their ballroom dancing skills at the Gem State Showdown. The Granite Falls High School Ballroom Dance Team took fourth place at the Gem State...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

City’s 2010 state audit report shows findings

The City of Granite Falls just received their findings on the 2010 audit performed by the Washington State Auditor’s Office, which stated that the City’s internal controls over financial...

 
 By Journal Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

YOUR|LETTERS for April 2012

Reardon should admit his affairs Dear Editor, In regard to the most recent woman who has come forward and accused Aaron Reardon of cheating on his wife with her, it sure does beg the question: Can Mr. Reardon ever just step up to the plate and admit...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    April 2, 2012

Getchell Firefighters holding pancake breakfast

The Getchell Firefighters Association will be holding their annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, April 7 starting at 7 a.m. until 12 noon. The breakfast will be held at Fire Station 68 located at 8424 99th Ave. NE in Arlington. Donations...