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Articles from the May 4, 2010 edition

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 By Donn Osborne-granite Falls Resident    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Councilmember shows no accountability for actions

Dear Editor, As a member of the Granite Falls community, I have seen, first hand, the consequences a lack of accountability by elected officials can bring. It is no secret, the political mess the former administration left the incoming...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

School Board member retires

After 16 years as a member of the Granite Falls School Board of Directors, Bob Quarterman will officially retire at the May 19, 2010 regular Board meeting. Community members, staff, colleagues, family, and friends are invited to a reception May 19,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Granite Falls Library adds new computers, extended times

When the going gets tough, libraries get you going. Beginning March 2010, the Granite Falls Library will provide notebook computers for job seekers to borrow for extended in-library use. This is one of many free tools Sno-Isle Libraries offers to...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Granite Falls Consulting opens its doors for business

The new Granite Falls Consulting, Inc. held a reception on Saturday, April 17 at the Granite Falls Visitor Center welcoming local political and business leaders. Granite Falls residents Ken Oakes,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Girls disciplined at GFHS for fighting inside locker room

Several female students decided to fight out their problems inside a Granite Falls High School locker room on Thursday, April 8. The issue between the freshman and sophomore girls actually stemmed...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

G.F. man arrested, jailed for death of girlfriend

On Sunday, April 11 at approximately 5:30 a.m., Granite Falls resident Modesto Cruz Mejia, 25, was arrested for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Joanna Marsh, 22, in their home. Snohomish County...

 
 Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Letters to the Editor May 2010

GenCare thanks many who support Dear Editor, GenCare Lifestyle at Granite Falls Bingo Bash to benefit Granite Falls Senior Center on Thursday April 22, 2010 brought in over $450. On Saturday, April 24 a group of volunteers planted flowers at the...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Mayor has right to speak to whomever he would like

When it comes to small town politics it seems that Granite Falls has more than its fair share lately and with the recent drug bust and the Granite Falls Police Chief being placed on paid...

 
 By Fred Cruger Granite Falls    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Mayor and city council should agree to disagree

Dear Editor, Let me preface my remarks by the statement “I like both the Chief of Police and the Mayor of Granite Falls —I believe they are both striving to serve our community as best they can and they both want a brighter, more prosperous...

 
 By Rep. Dan Kristiansen    Granite Falls    May 4, 2010

Kristiansen: Legislature does more harm this year than good for citizens

As the Legislature entered its final day of the special session, Rep. Dan Kristiansen reflected over the past 90 days lawmakers have been in Olympia and characterized this year’s legislative session as “a massive train wreck engineered by majorit...