Stanwood-Camano Rotary highlights students

The Stanwood-Camano Island Rotary recently named its Students of the Quarter. Port Susan Middle School: Camille Johnston and Matthew Smith Lincoln Hill High School: Sierra… Continue reading

Stormwater merger plan has clean-water advocates concerned

Snohomish County risks sacrificing water quality along the Stillaguamish River and neglecting drainage problems in other rural areas if it moves ahead with… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips falls in wrestling freestyle quarterfinals

Kasper McIntosh of Portage, Indiana defeated Stanwood’s Mason Phillips 14-9 in the quarterfinal round of the 63-kilogram (139-pound) division of the United… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips takes aim at berth in wrestling worlds

For Stanwood’s Mason Phillips, this weekend’s United World Wrestling (UWW) Cadet and University Nationals in Akron, Ohio, represents the carrot he’s been chasing at the… Continue reading

Post office, the heart of Silvana, is yours for $189,000

The little blue post office is for sale. Shiny metal doors to locked mailboxes line two walls. A service counter, which opens at… Continue reading

Progress made on new high schools in Stanwood

STANWOOD —Three months after voters in Stanwood and on Camano Island approved a $147.5 million bond to build a new high school, teachers are preparing… Continue reading

Stanwood joins WWU-led study of downtown flood risks

A year-long project with Western Washington University is planned to study flood risks in west Stanwood and find options for business and homeowners… Continue reading

When big rigs shouldn’t be in the center lane

The typical rule to “keep right except to pass” is a little trickier when you’re hurtling down the interstate in 80,000 pounds of metal. Still,… Continue reading

Local schools field FBLA state winners

Several schools fielded winners at the Washington State Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state conference, held April 19-22 in Spokane. Students competed in a… Continue reading

Public access to Big Ditch will be closed for summer

Public access to Big Ditch, a popular spot near Skagit Bay north of Stanwood, is closing through the summer. The tide gate is… Continue reading

Rhoda Monroe: You don’t remember who I am

We asked readers to tell us what they love about their moms. Kids from 17 to well over 70 entered The Herald’s Mother’s Day contest.… Continue reading

Over 40 artists to show works at Camano Island Studio Tour

Art lives on Camano Island. That’s the motto for the 19th annual Camano Island Studio Tour this Mother’s Day weekend and the following Saturday and… Continue reading

PUD art and photo contest winners

The Snohomish County PUD named 17 winners in its 2017 art and photography competitions. The contests are designed to engage students and the community in… Continue reading

Dairy aims to be first to test system that reclaims waste

Cows circle slowly on a carousel where they are cleaned and milked. They’re unfazed by attention, whether it’s from the farm workers or… Continue reading

Stanwood recognizes volunteers

The city of Stanwood recognized and thanked its many volunteers at a special event April 23. Mayor Leonard Kelley announced the recipients of the city’s… Continue reading

Body found on Warm Beach is identified as Sedro-Woolley man

A body that washed up on Warm Beach near Stanwood in April has been identified as Carlos Reyes-Rodriguez, of Sedro-Woolley. Reyes-Rodriguez, 47, was… Continue reading

Commercial shellfish harvesting restricted because of pollution

The state Department of Health earlier this week announced restrictions on commercial shellfish harvests because of pollution. An annual water quality evaluation showed… Continue reading

Man’s body found at Warm Beach remains unidentified

Officials have not yet confirmed the identity of a man whose body washed up at Warm Beach earlier this month. As of… Continue reading

Arlington, Bothell, Index, Stanwood get $2M for parks, trails

Snohomish County has divvied up $2 million in grants to buy land for parks and trails in and around Arlington, Bothell, Index and… Continue reading

Enjoy barns, burgers, brews on the McClinchy Mile Bike Ride

Several hundred bicyclists are expected to tour north Snohomish County this weekend. The 35th annual McClinchy Mile Bike Ride is set for Sunday,… Continue reading