Camano Island

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Roads with names aren’t uncommon. Some of the older ones’ namesakes are legacies of local history.


Camano Island man dies after vehicle crashes into tree

The man, 61, was driving on South Camano Drive the night of New Year’s Day.


Lexa hangs out in a window frame in the lobby at the Camano Animal Shelter Association on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 in Camano Island, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Small Camano shelter likes “the ones that take extra work”

The no-kill Camano Animal Shelter is known for rehabilitating animals with behavior or health issues.


Camano Island woman dies after car crashed into pole

The woman was on E. Camano Drive near Cascade View Drive when the car left the roadway.

Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold

You don’t have to camp in a tent. There are more comfortable ways to enjoy the quiet joys of winter.

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint

Embattled Stanwood-Camano School Board director Al Schreiber defended his promotion of a candidate.

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

The backing of Keith Pappas, who dropped out, created rancor in the Stanwood-Camano School Board race.

School board member steps down — just not the one accused

On Wednesday, parents had called for Stanwood-Camano school board president Al Schreiber to resign.

‘That’s it?’ Stanwood-Camano parents want answers

School district leaders said little to ease concerns about suspect campaign tactics.

Crabbing season in local waters closing this week

Boaters must have their gear out of the water one hour after sunset on Wednesday

Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator

The Whidbey Island farmer was among 3 Republicans looking to replace retired state Sen. Barbara Bailey.

‘Camano will feel a lot more like an island’ as of this week

Leque Island west of Stanwood has been restored to a salt marsh to benefit salmon, birds and people.

Camano baker expresses her Norwegian heritage with almond cake

You can taste Teresa Garrison’s cake at this year’s Nordic Fair on Oct. 19 in Stanwood.

A year later, Mill Creek firefighter’s death linked to work

Erik Shouse was 40 when he died from cardiac arrest. Stressors at his job likely played a role.

Everett woman linked to possible hit man in attorney’s killing

She’s accused of lying about the 2001 death of Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Wales in Seattle.

Inmate hurt in Island County Jail attack seeks $3 million

He claims the staff was negligent in housing him in a cell with a violent and aggressive inmate.

A prosecutor’s anti-Trump posts anger talk-radio hosts

Island County’s Greg Banks apologized, saying he had “done something pretty stupid.”

Roaming Artists settle down for annual Camano Island show

Rod Sylvester, a Marysville artist who paints in the plein air style, will be featured at the weekend event.

Want a home that’s a joy to live in? Keep it (elegantly) simple

Decluttering is essential for comfortable interior spaces, say design experts John and Sherri Monte of Camano Island.

This artist dreams in 3-D. Sinuous steel sculptures result.

Micajah Bienvenu discusses his creative process. You can see his work on Camano Island through Aug. 11.