Camano Island

Getting to know Snohomish County? Here are 19 scenic drives

There’s a lot beyond that worn-out stretch of I-5. We compiled this list of essential routes.


Camano Island fire chief resigns

Michael Schick served as fire chief since 2014. An assistant chief will take over in the interim.


Our mission: To sample the meatless Impossible Burger

The much-hyped product impressed two carnivores in a taste test. Find it at five county restaurants.

Rotary honors students from Stanwood-Camano schools

The Rotary Club of Stanwood-Camano Island recently honored its Students of the Quarter: Tryoten Mangold and Audrey McDermott from Elger Bay Elementary School, Christian Banuelos-Ornelas… Continue reading

Drink this: New brew named for Ale Spike’s move near airfield

The company shut down its bottleshop in Stanwood and opened a brewery on Camano Island.

Rachael Baldwin of RUHLR Renovation on Camano Island made a vegan chili for the 23rd Annual Chili & Chowder Cook-Off. (Evan Thompson / The Herald)

Super bowls: Chilis and chowders compete at Camano cook-off

The Tulalip casino’s chef and a Camano home cook took top honors for chowder and chili, respectively.

Rachael Baldwin of RUHLR Renovation on Camano Island made a vegan chili for the 23rd Annual Chili & Chowder Cook-Off. (Evan Thompson / The Herald)

Another setback for the state GOP: Rep. Dave Hayes concedes

Democrat Dave Paul has unseated the three-term 10th District lawmaker in the area’s last undecided race.

Club donates $200 to Camano veterans group

The Camano Island Women’s Republican Club on Oct. 23 presented retired Air Force Col. Tracy Merck with a $200 donation for Camano Chapel’s His Veterans… Continue reading

Man dies in hospital after crash on Camano Island

Johann Stalf failed to yield when he pulled out in front of a truck. His car was sent rolling into a fence.

Man airlifted to hospital after crash on Camano Island

An 83-year-old driver apparently pulled out in front of the oncoming truck.

District 10 GOP representatives battle to keep their seats

Norma Smith and Dave Hayes face strong challengers in Democrats Scott McMullen and Dave Paul.

8 local schools named Schools of Distinction

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2018 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

New Camano Island culverts open 1.6 miles of fish habitat

The project on Kristoferson Creek was initiated by residents.

Island County questions role in providing kids’ vaccinations

South Whidbey parents seem “resolved to driving off-island to find pediatric care,” health officials say.

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Gary J. Ray is charged with diverting money intended to help families affected by the 2014 disaster.

Pumpkins to fly from trebuchets during Camano fundraiser

The Camano Pumpkin Project at Kristoferson Farm this weekend will raise money for six charities.

Pageants, roller derby, archaeology interest Stanwood teen

Laela Leyva recently competed in a National American Miss pageant and does sports year-round.

Study digs into future of Discover Pass, other access fees

Eliminating the state parks pass in favor of a vehicle licensing fee is one possibility being studied.

School canceled for third day in Stanwood-Camano district

Bargaining teams planned to work into Wednesday night to find a resolution.