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Articles from the September 2, 2011 edition

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 By Bridget Summers, Public Relations Manager 5th Avenue Theatre    Entertainment    September 2, 2011

SPOTLIGHT ON KATHIE LEE GIFFORD AND HER NEW MUSICAL SAVING AIMEE

(Friday, September 2, 2011 – SEATTLE, WA) Seattle audiences will have the exciting and free opportunity to meet Emmy Award-winning television star Kathie Lee Gifford when she previews her new musical Saving Aimee to the Emerald City at 7:00...

 
 By Chris Thomas    News    September 2, 2011

WA School Workers Honored for "Making a Difference Every Day"

KENT, Wash. - Employees at several Washington schools are getting a national nod today as part of "Making a Difference Every Day," a campaign by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) to call attention to the good things happening in...

 
 News    September 2, 2011

SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH

-A Time to Remember. A Time to prepare- SEATTLE - September is National Preparedness Month, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has joined with more than 6,000 federal, tribal, state and local coalition members from across the country to...

 
 By Washington State Department Of Transportation    News    September 2, 2011

New time for rock blasting on I-90 next week

HYAK – As summer fades, so does daylight. The start-time for rock blasting on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass is now 7 p.m. For the safety of our crews, the work must be performed during daylight hours. The Washington State Department of...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Two churches combine to create one

On July 31, Community Bible Church and Granite Falls Alliance Church united to become one church. The new church formed by the merger has been named Christ’s Community Church and is affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Both...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Town gets ready for back-to-school

Granite Falls students grades one through nine and Crossroads High School will be going back to school beginning September 7. Granite Falls High School students in grades 10-12 begin school September 8 to allow freshman students to participate in the...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Snohomish County completes Robe Menzel repairs two weeks early

Snohomish County has completed repairs and reopened Robe Menzel Road, south of Granite Falls, two weeks earlier than anticipated. County Public Works’ crews excavated a deteriorating culvert under Robe Menzel Road, in the 8000 block,...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Reduced lunches offered in the Granite Falls School District

The Granite Falls School District offers free and reduced-price lunch and breakfast in local schools. Students can receive these services if families qualify according to the eligibility standards for meals served under the National School Lunch...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Off-Leash Dog Park gets better

Beginning with a City Council authorized donation program in September 2010, the Granite Falls Off-Leash Dog Park in Eagle Park, behind the library, received over 700 feet of fence, three double...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

LDS youth get back to their pioneer heritage

Getting into their Pioneer heritage LDS youth get a glimpse into the lives of Mormon Pioneers Marysville, Washington--- Dressed in bonnets, bloomers and suspenders, over 300 LDS youth and their...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Granite Falls welcomes back National Night Out Against Crime

After a two-year hiatus, the citizens of Granite Falls were once again invited to attend National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2. With over 200 participants and 10 vendors, residents...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Granite Falls Show-N-Shine awards first place winners

Stock Cars 80-Up - R.T. Peters 2008 Red Viper SRT 600. Stock Cars 64-79- Tim Crosby 1967 Bolero Red Chevy Chevelle. Stock Cars 50-63- Howard & Karen Costa 1954 Red Chevy Corvette. Stock Cars...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

A decade later – Remembering 9/11

“Turn on your television,” she said on the phone early that morning. “You will not believe this! It’s the most horrifying thing I think I’ve ever seen!” I quickly...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Granite Falls elections off to a running start

The primary elections are over and Granite Falls City Council incumbent Wes Roeder will not be on the general election ballot. Roeder received a mere 16 percent of the votes. Newcomers Tess Greene...

 
 By Press Staff    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

G.F. Fire District wraps up first annual summer camp

Granite Falls Fire District #17 (GFFD #17) wrapped up its first annual summer camp at the fire station the third week of August. The camp, a four-day series, focused on a variety of safety topics and...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Former G.F. Police Chief sentenced to prison

Charles “Chuck” Allen, 52, is well known in Granite Falls. Allen served as the Police Chief in Granite for 22 years. He retired from the position in 2005. Allen has now been sentenced to...

 
 Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

YOUR|LETTERS

Redistricting to be completed by November Dear Editor, The Washington State Redistricting Commission recently completed a round of 18 public forums in communities throughout the state. We received many insightful comments both at the forums and...

 
 By Don Shifrin M.d.    Granite Falls    September 2, 2011

Back to school, time to educate and vaccinate

In the modern age of medicine, one fact is difficult to dispute: Using vaccines to prevent disease is hugely successful. And as parents prepare to send their children back to school, this time of year serves an important reminder of how the highly...