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Articles from the August 5, 2011 edition

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 By Summer Derrey, Wsdot Communications    News    August 5, 2011

Night work continues on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass to repair damaged pavement

EASTON – Crews will continue to work at night to make repairs to a five-mile section of Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass next week. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will close a single lane nightly in each...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Small downed aircraft found near Granite Falls

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue teams responded to a report of a downed aircraft in the mountains northeast of Granite Falls Saturday afternoon. At about 8 a.m., The Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Div...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Norm’s Market–the place to pop the top on specialty beers

Shane McDaniel, along with other bottle shop owners, worked with Senator Steve Hobbs If you’ve ever wanted to purchase your favorite micro-brewed beer but could only find it on tap at your...

 
 Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Local LDS youth learn the value of service

Just one day after school got out local youth, ages 14 to 18, packed up their bags and headed to Cascade Park outside of Granite Falls to participate in the Marysville Stake’s annual Youth Conference. The kids, who are all members of The...

 
 By Journal Staff    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Holy Cross Catholic heads to Tijuana for youth mission trip

Partiipants: Christian Bloomquist, Jorgan Casavola, Frazer Carpenter, Bri Diaz, Ryan Fenton, Rhys Gadbois, Sarah Gluck, Yvette Herrera, Savana Homiack, Manual Jimenez, Logan Johnson, Kim Kyukendall, S...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Granite Falls area road to close for critical repairs

Snohomish County Public Works must excavate a deteriorating culvert under Robe Menzel Road, in the 8000 block, before the road fails and puts the public at risk. The culvert was originally slated for replacement in 2012, but a recent sinkhole in the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Granite Falls 2011 graduate honored

At the Washington Association of Sheriff’s and Police Chiefs Spring Conference that was held in Yakima, Washington on May 23-26, the President of the Washington State Law Enforcement Exploring Advisors, (WLEEA), Officer Cavin, recently...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Body of G.F. man, Colt White recovered in Stillaguamish River

Colt White Granite Falls resident Colt White, 23, was reportedly the last person to see missing Granite Falls woman Angela Gilbert, 41, before she disappeared in June and now White’s body was...

 
 By Daris Howard    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Keeping A Promise

I had recently arrived in New York and met the group of young men I was going to be working with. I had heard that they often played tricks on the new arrivals, so I was wary. We had a regional meeting coming up, and the more experienced young men...

 
 Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS

Thanks to those who help adults with disabilities Dear Editor, The Lake Stevens School District Transition Program, a work based learning program for students in the Lake Stevens and Granite Falls School Districts between the ages of 18-21 with...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Economic downfall affects kids too

I watched an excerpt from CBS’s 60 Minutes last month and was saddened to see the effects that the tanking economy has had on the children in this country. Many of these kids are losing their ho...

 
 By Don C. Brunell    Granite Falls    August 5, 2011

Taxpayers should cut up Uncle Sam’s credit cards

My dad used to say, “Public officials should never borrow money, except in an emergency, like a war.” As the mayor of a small town in Montana, he put that principle into practice. Buying a new dump truck was not an emergency. If the city...