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Stanwood a close second in Hi-Q national showdown

Stanwood High School finished in a close second place in the national Hi-Q championship, held virtually against teams from Pennyslvania, Alabama and Wisconsin. A Pennsylvania… Continue reading

Swish: Police officers fix hoops at Stanwood complex

Stanwood Police officers were at the Housing Hope apartments in Stanwood doing some checks. Sgt. Greg Sanders and Deputy Greg Rasar noticed that the basketball… Continue reading

When he’s not legislating, Nate Nehring’s a tireless volunteer

He tutors, volunteers at a summer camp and food bank, and was invited to join the Gospel Mission board.

Police quietly disarming gun owners who appear dangerous

Officers in Everett, Marysville, Monroe and elsewhere have gone to court to remove guns from homes.

Stanwood Raccoons rock reading challenge

A Brier team was a close second in the annual Sno-Isle Libraries reading trivia challenge.

Kamiak High students stopped keeping score — then they won

The school’s Knowledge Bowl team is best in state. How smart are you? Answer a few questions.

Step back in time on a tour of Camano Island’s historic sites

Activities begin at 6 p.m. Friday with history talks. Tours are Saturday and Sunday.

Kamiak wins state Knowledge Bowl

Stanwood finishes third in a separate division.

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

As expected, 92 to be laid off by Stanwood’s Twin City Foods

The frozen-vegetables processor announced last year it was moving all operations to Pasco.

Failing embankment on Marine Drive awaiting permanent fix

In the meantime, a 20 mph speed limit is in effect at the spot south of Norman Road.

Free workshop helps farmers, businesses be energy efficient

Topics include grants and incentives to help pay for sustainable energy programs.

Members of Stanwood’s Hi-Q team raise cups of sparkling cider to toast victory Monday just outside their school’s performing arts center where they defeated Monroe and Marysville Pilchuck in the regional Hi-Q championship. From lower left, clockwise, team members pictured are Caroline Dolan, 18, Henry Johnson, 17, Jeffrey Rahman, 16, Jack Softcheck, 18, Lucy Cunningham, 18, Hannah Grierson, 17, and Logan Ritterbush, 16. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Stanwood claims regional Hi-Q championship

“I am blown away by the brilliance on that stage,” the Stanwood coach says. (Plus, a bonus Hi-Q quiz.)

Members of Stanwood’s Hi-Q team raise cups of sparkling cider to toast victory Monday just outside their school’s performing arts center where they defeated Monroe and Marysville Pilchuck in the regional Hi-Q championship. From lower left, clockwise, team members pictured are Caroline Dolan, 18, Henry Johnson, 17, Jeffrey Rahman, 16, Jack Softcheck, 18, Lucy Cunningham, 18, Hannah Grierson, 17, and Logan Ritterbush, 16. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

As elsewhere, high school students here plan to walk out

Many districts are supportive of Wednesday’s planned protest over the Florida school shooting.

Stanwood High School senior, Jack Softcheck is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Yale-bound Camano teen excels at sciences, music at Stanwood

Jack Softcheck is considering a career as a medical doctor, but his love of music is a strong lure.

Stanwood High School senior, Jack Softcheck is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)