Camano Island

Suspects in Camano assault arrested in Renton

Two people were arrested in Renton on Wednesday night in connection with a shooting on Camano Island on Jan. 4. Investigators on Thursday… Continue reading

Stanwood voters to decide sales tax hike for road repairs

The only people in Snohomish County who will cast ballots in February are Stanwood voters, though their decision on a proposed sales tax… Continue reading

Jazz combo to perform at Camano Crab Fest

It’s all about seafood and music at Camano Island’s Crab Fest. A $20 ticket buys you a whole Dungeness crab, side dishes, dessert and a… Continue reading

Gluten-free cereal turns into a family business

When Christy Swartz graduated from Stanwood High School in 2009 and moved all the way across the country to study at the… Continue reading

Ride your bike around Camano

The Camano Climb organized bike ride is Saturday, a scenic 39- mile loop around the perimeter of Camano Island. You can also choose a 24-mile… Continue reading

Talk with farmers, gardeners on 2-day tour

Grow a garden. Ferment vegetables. Get married. Nancy Chase can tend to whatever is on your plate. Her 10-acre Camano Island farm has pastures for… Continue reading

Stunning art on display over 2 weekends on Camano

In his Camano Island studio and home, Marc Boutte is surrounded by the stunning pieces of art he has created. There’s a tattooed mermaid whose… Continue reading

Around the County

Arlington: Sales tax hike on ballot The city of Arlington plans to put a sales tax increase on the Aug. 6 ballot. If approved, the… Continue reading

Camano Island flea market helps animal shelter

The Camano Animal Shelter Association will hold its annual flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 at the Camano Center, the blue… Continue reading

Stanwood’s new community center to open in July

The new Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center plans to open its doors by July to families who need help, teens who want to… Continue reading

Island County, group preserve 52 acres on Camano for park

Starting next year, the public will have a new place from which to enjoy the beauty of Port Susan. Barnum Point, on… Continue reading

Fire causes $10K in damage to Camano house

No one was hurt in a house fire Friday morning on the south end of Camano Island. The fire was reported about… Continue reading

Walk a spit on Camano Island, May 4

Get out your walking shoes. Or boots. Join Friends of Camano Island Parks members May 4 for a guided community walk at Iverson Spit Preserve,… Continue reading

Bike safety refresher, plus upcoming rides

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s spring. So it’s time to get your bicycle out. We’re all a bit rusty on that first ride, so… Continue reading

Women’s expo on Camano

Get ready for some girl power at Camano Center’s 2013 Women’s Expo. More than 70 vendors will be on hand at the free event from… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano fair starts Friday

Still hailing itself as the “Best Li’l Fair in the West,” the Stanwood-Camano Community Fair begins a three-day run Friday at the fairgrounds… Continue reading

2 hurt in Camano Island plane crash

CAMANO ISLAND — Two people were injured when a small plane crashed at Camano Island Airfield on Sunday. The plane was a 1970s-era Cessna 182… Continue reading

Camano library approved, but bond measure failing

After coming up 76 votes shy of the required super majority needed to fund a permanent library facility, the future of the… Continue reading

Two groups raise funds with dog-washing events

It’s your own fault if your dog is dirty this weekend. Not one, but two groups are holding dog wash fundraisers Saturday. Scrub-A-Mutt is holding… Continue reading

Island County official to pay $5,000 for building without permit

It’s been three years since Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson and her husband, Ken, did some work on their Camano Island home… Continue reading