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December 22, 2014 at 11:01 AM

Granite Falls student killed in fight at party

Update at 4:30 p.m.: The 18-year-old high school student who died Sunday has been identified as Jarom Thomas, the Granite Falls School District said Monday afternoon. “Our sincerest condolences go to Jarom’s family and friends. Please join us in sending the family support and encouragement during this difficult time,” the school district wrote on its website. The…


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November 30, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Kayaker drowns on Stillaguamish River

A 24-year-old kayaker drowned Sunday afternoon on the Stillaguamish River. The man, originally from Alaska, was with two friends about 2:30 p.m. when his kayak overturned in the river near the 28300 Block of the Mountain Loop Highway in the Granite Falls area, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. His body was found several minutes…


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March 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Granite Falls schools locked down during search for car thief

Update at 10:57 a.m.: The sheriff’s office reports one suspect, a 33-year-old man, is now in custody. The school lockdowns have been lifted. Original post: Several Granite Falls schools have been locked down as deputies search for a car thief, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Around 8:45 this morning  someone called 911 to report an erratic driver…


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January 18, 2013 at 6:28 PM

Reward in slaying of 4 bald eagles up to $14,000

The reward for information to help convict the person who killed four eagles near Granite Falls is now nearly $14,000. The Stillaguamish Tribe, Humane Society of the United States and Conservation Northwest are offering money to help state Fish and Wildlife investigators. The dead birds were found Jan. 9 floating in a lake and were…


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January 8, 2013 at 7:48 AM

2 Granite Falls officers injured in chase

The Assocated Press GRANITE FALLS — Two Granite Falls police officers were injured when their car was rammed by the driver of a stolen car during a chase. The driver also rammed a Snohomish County deputy’s car Monday night before crashing into a utility pole. KOMO reports the driver ran off on foot, but a woman passenger in the…


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December 9, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Body recovered near Granite Falls

Search and rescue crews in Snohomish County recovered the body of a dead man below a 200-foot cliff near the Stillaguamish River in the Granite Falls area. Cause of death and identity of the man will be determined by the county medical examiner, according to Lt. Steve Dittoe of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Dittoe said…


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November 13, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Bicyclist fatally hit by pickup in Marysville

Marysville Police Department investigate at the scene of the accident Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Michael Smith) A 64-year-old Granite Falls bicyclist died Tuesday night after a pickup truck struck him in Marysville. Driven by a 25-year-old Marysville man, the pickup hit the man on the bike just after 8 p.m. in the 10900 block of…


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October 2, 2012 at 10:00 AM

UPDATE: Arrest in case of woman who jumped from car, run over near Granite Falls

UPDATE, 10:00 a.m.: | A 53 -year-old Arlington man has been arrested for investigation of hit and run after he apparently ran over a woman who jumped from his car in Granite Falls last night, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office. Deputies found the injured woman on the Mountain Loop Highway, near 119th Street Northeast, around 7:45 p.m,…


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August 29, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Granite Falls woman dies in Arizona rollover

The Associated Press WELLTON, Ariz. — Authorities say a Washington state woman has died after a rollover accident in southwestern Arizona. Yuma County Sheriff’s officials identified the victim Wednesday as 65-year-old Mary L. Clark of Granite Falls. Sheriff’s officials received a report of a single vehicle accident Monday night in Wellton. Authorities say it appears the driver lost…


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July 12, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Prosecutor’s office: No charges against Granite Falls mayor

The Associated Press  The King County prosecutor’s office won’t file any charges against the mayor of Granite Falls, who was arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport during a public argument with relatives. Prosecutor’s spokesman Dan Donohoe said Thursday there is insufficient evidence to charge Haroon Saleem. He was arrested Monday night after port police responded to a dispute they…


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