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Articles from the June 18, 2012 edition

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 By Laura Snyder    Columns    June 18, 2012

Don't Judge Me aaa

The old cliché warns us not to judge a book by its cover. I would like to go one step further and say that you can’t judge a parent by their house. Did you ever see those houses that have weed-free, perfectly manicured lawns, trimmed...

 
 By Soundbite Services    News    June 18, 2012

The New LOHAS "Mom and Pops": Green is Good

BOULDER, Colo. - A growing group of startups are seeing green - and that means good news for the environment and the economy. For today's new 'mom-and-pops', eco-friendly practices are a way to stand out from the crowd during these tough economic...

 
 By Kelsey Dosen, Special Events & Marketing Manager    News    June 18, 2012

Strike Against Homelessness Bowl-a-Thon Raises Money for Housing Hope

Everett, WA – June 14, 2012 – Marysville Windermere Real Estate/JS and Marysville Sunrise Rotary hosted the Strike Against Homelessness Bowl-a-Thon on June 2 at Strawberry Lanes in Marysville. The event raised over $20,000 for Housing...

 
 By Snohomish County News Release    News    June 18, 2012

Seatbelt enforcement results for Snohomish County

The tenth annual Click It or Ticket campaign once again found plenty of drivers and their passengers without seatbelts fastened or engaging in other dangerous activities in Snohomish County. “Although Washington State’s mandatory...

 
 By Washington State Redistricting Commission    News    June 18, 2012

Redistricting Commission publishes final map

The new 2012 congressional and legislative districts map is now available. The map, designed to be user friendly and informative, will serve the state of Washington until the next redistricting cycle in 2021. In addition to the state and federal...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    June 18, 2012

After the "Rockets' Red Glare" Comes the Cleanup

LONG BEACH, Wash. - After the colorful Fourth of July fireworks have faded from the night sky, they're not really gone - not if you count the leftover plastic that litters beaches, lawns and fields across the state. A Washington group urges people...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Spring sports awards: Flegel takes 8th at State; softball team takes first in league and district

Granite Falls High School spring sports awards were presented at team banquets held the end of May and early June. The varsity and JV tennis and varsity softball, track, and soccer teams earned the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Library offers computer skills class

The Granite Falls Library will be holding a free class for job seekers to learn basic computer skills. The class will help build on basic computer skills and teach students to learn to use a computer for job seeking, resumes and online applications....

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Host families needed in G.F.

A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who will be attending Granite Falls High School the 12/13 school year. A potential host family is need for students coming from the following countries: Germany, Brazil, Netherlands, Norway,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

GFSD holds summer lunch program

The Granite Falls School District Food Service Department is running the Free Summer Lunch Program beginning June 22, at the multipurpose building/Middle School lunchroom located at 405 N. Alder Ave, Granite Falls from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

GFSD announces Success in Ed winners

The Granite Falls School District announced its second semester Success in Education award winners at the May 16, 2012 School Board meeting. High School special education teacher Lori Carlson and Mountain Way Elementary secretaries Suzanne Parish...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

State honors 196 top seniors for academics, leadership, service

One hundred ninety-six Washington high school seniors have been honored as Washington Scholars or Washington Scholar Alternates in recognition of their academic achievements, leadership, and community service, the Higher Education Coordinating Board...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

SR 9/SR 92 intersection to close June 22-25

You might have noticed some construction work starting up at the SR 9/SR 92 intersection near Lake Stevens. Washington Department of Transportation is going to work on a project this summer to add through lanes and turn lanes to the intersection...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Pearson to return $20k communications budget

Rep. Kirk Pearson will return nearly all of his communications budget provided by the Washington State House of Representatives to save taxpayers $20,000. Each state representative is provided a modest mail and postage budget to ensure ample communic...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Mobile Mammography van coming to Granite Falls

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Mobile Mammography Van will be in Granite Falls on Saturday, June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Granite Falls Fire Department located at 116 South Granite Ave. The Mammography Van is a great and convenient way...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Local Scouts help Granite Falls Food Bank and families

Local scouts work hard at the Granite Falls Food Bank. Long time volunteers Patty Rask and Dee Whitt worked hard on Saturday, May 12 at the Granite Falls Food Bank along with local Scouts William,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Library offers computer skills class

The Granite Falls Library will be holding a free class for job seekers to learn basic computer skills. The class will help build on basic computer skills and teach students to learn to use a computer for job seeking, resumes and online applications....

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

GFSD corrects internal controls after findings in state audit

The Washington State Auditor’s office found that the Granite Falls School District’s internal controls were not adequate to ensure it maintained appropriate time and effort records to...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

GFSB names Karin Manns new elementary principal

Karin Manns The Granite Falls School Board of Directors is very pleased to announce Karin Manns was unanimously selected to be the principal of Monte Cristo Elementary effective July 1. The Board...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Family outreach soon to be available in Granite Falls

After months of planning the Lake Stevens Family Center and Lutheran Community Services along with the City of Granite Falls has opened a new facility located at 9424 Portage Ave. behind McDonald&rsqu...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Elizabeth Scott Files For 39th District State Representative, Position 2

With the announcement of longtime Senator Val Stevens' retirement from the Washington State Senate, and State Representative Kirk Pearson's intention to run for her open seat, Monroe resident Elizabeth Scott has announced and filed to run for the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

County opens Deer Gate access on Mtn. Loop Hwy.

Snohomish County Public Works’ crews have reopened the Deer Creek gate on Mountain Loop Highway, providing access to the Big Four Ice Caves, Barlow Pass and other recreational opportunities. Crews finished clearing snow and downed trees this...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS 2012 Graduates

Granite Falls High School is celebrating the graduating class of 2012. Guest keynote speaker will be Granite Falls High School History teacher Eric Dinwiddie. Class speakers will be the three...

 
 By Fred Cruger    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

A Look Back

Steven Parr homesteaded 160 acres, spanning both sides of the south fork of the Stillaguamish River. Near the center of his homestead was a waterfall known as Granite Falls. On Dec 7, 1904, Granite...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    June 18, 2012

Beautiful but deadly:  Water safety and awareness

Snohomish County is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, rivers and lakes in the Pacific Northwest. As the days grow longer and sunnier, they present vast recreational opportunities—fishing, kayaking, rafting, and other activities. But...

 

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