Camano Island

Ancient White Park cows belonging to Burt Degroot Wednesday afternoon on a pasture on Ebey Island April 1, 2020 (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Snohomish rancher raises an ancient breed of cattle

The distinctive British horned livestock have been around since the Middle Ages.

 

Aaron Loveitt's salvaged-steel sculpture titled "Fell" is a replica of an old-growth Western red cedar.

See premier Northwest sculptors’ work at Camano Island gallery

Matzke Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Park showcases pieces by 15 Northwest sculptors in a variety of mediums.

 

See 81 original paintings by Jack Dorsey in the "No. 81" exhibit through May at Sunnyshore Studio on Camano Island.

Camano Island studio celebrates a patriarch of the arts

“No. 81” features 81 of Jack Dorsey’s paintings on his 81st birthday. You can see 28 of them at Sunnyshore Studio.

 

Two charged in Seattle shooting death of Camano Island teen

A stolen pair of Air Force 1 sneakers may be connected to the killing, according to the charges.

Camano Island shooting leaves father dead; son arrested

Dominic Wagstaff, 21, was taken into custody late Sunday for investigation of the murder of Dean Wagstaff, 41.

Kitsap Transit fast ferries in Kingston. (Puget Sound Regional Council) 20210215

Study examines Everett-Whidbey passenger ferry service

So far, no government is seriously considering such a service, which would cost millions of dollars.

Kitsap Transit fast ferries in Kingston. (Puget Sound Regional Council) 20210215
Dirt is moved during the deconstruction of a seawall on Friday, Jan. 29, 2020 in Langley, Wa. Shoreline restoration underway north of Langley involves removal of an old barge and bulkheads. Sea level rise makes such habitat improvements all the more important to endangered salmon and their prey. The project is a partnership between Seahorse Siesta property owners and the Northwest Straits Foundation. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Small fish, big barriers: A county confronts climate change

Island County has 196 miles of shoreline to protect as sea levels rise. And erosion is only one of the challenges.

Dirt is moved during the deconstruction of a seawall on Friday, Jan. 29, 2020 in Langley, Wa. Shoreline restoration underway north of Langley involves removal of an old barge and bulkheads. Sea level rise makes such habitat improvements all the more important to endangered salmon and their prey. The project is a partnership between Seahorse Siesta property owners and the Northwest Straits Foundation. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Third grade teacher Lisa Thompson walks by her ten students, separated at six-foot distance, at Eagle Creek Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The students wear masks, are six feet from each other in class and after recess ends, get a mask break. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Third grade teacher Lisa Thompson walks by her ten students, separated at six-foot distance, at Eagle Creek Elementary on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. The students wear masks, are six feet from each other in class and after recess ends, get a mask break. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Crews work on the video display in the main gym, one of three gyms, in the new Stanwood High building on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A brand-new Stanwood High School opens to empty halls

Construction is complete, except for some finishing touches. Staff have started to move in.

Crews work on the video display in the main gym, one of three gyms, in the new Stanwood High building on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Jill Biden poses with Major Biden (left) and Champ Biden. (Jill Biden)

Moving on up, to the White House: the First Shelter Dog

Major, Joe Biden’s German shepherd, was a rescue. Past presidents had lots of pets, including alligators.

Jill Biden poses with Major Biden (left) and Champ Biden. (Jill Biden)
A driver died in a crash Saturday on Camano Island that took out a telephone pole. Two people were left with serious injuries.  (Washington State Patrol)

1 dead in crash on Camano Island, 2 seriously injured

The crash snapped a telephone pole. Troopers say the driver was going too fast on the wet roads.

A driver died in a crash Saturday on Camano Island that took out a telephone pole. Two people were left with serious injuries.  (Washington State Patrol)
The Inn at Langley is one of several island lodgings to choose from for a holiday staycation or a spot to host relatives. (Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism)

Guide offers hundreds of gift ideas from Whidbey and Camano

The “Home for the Holidays” guide promises “gifts for those you love, from the islands you love.”

The Inn at Langley is one of several island lodgings to choose from for a holiday staycation or a spot to host relatives. (Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism)
Richard Hanks talks about his book "Solemn, the Drums Thrill: Essays on the Fallen Heroes of Stanwood Camano: WW I to Afghanistan" outside the Stanwood Area Historical Society on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in Stanwood, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Names on memorial, the stories of war dead told in new book

Stanwood-Camano historian, Lincoln scholar Richard Hanks spans decades in “Solemn, the Drums Thrill.”

Richard Hanks talks about his book "Solemn, the Drums Thrill: Essays on the Fallen Heroes of Stanwood Camano: WW I to Afghanistan" outside the Stanwood Area Historical Society on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in Stanwood, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lengthy power outage hits Whidbey Island and other areas

Friday the 13th winds knocked out power on Whidbey, Fidalgo and Camano islands.

Sid Logan (left) and Rob Toyer

PUD candidates focus on rates, broadband and renewables

Incumbent Sidney Logan faces former Marysville City Council member Rob Toyer for the District 1 seat.

Sid Logan (left) and Rob Toyer
Bill Bruch (left ) and Dave Paul

First-term Dem faces a GOP challenger for House seat in 10th

Rep. Dave Paul and Bill Bruch differ widely on the response to COVID-19.

Bill Bruch (left ) and Dave Paul
Helen Price Johnson (left) and Ron Muzzall

Whidbey Island candidates for Senate offer varied strengths

Republican Sen. Ron Muzzall and Democrat Helen Price Johnson are running for the 10th District seat.

Helen Price Johnson (left) and Ron Muzzall
Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Stanwood is already teaching kindergartners on campus. Sultan and Arlington will soon follow suit.

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms
Tight races in 10th District forecast competitive November

Tight races in 10th District forecast competitive November

Three Republicans won in the primary including Bill Bruch defeating Rep. Dave Paul, D-Oak Harbor.

Tight races in 10th District forecast competitive November
Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh

Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh

See works by Jed Dorsey, of the artistic Dorsey family, now in Edmonds and soon on Camano.

Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh
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