Camano Island

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.

Her scones are perfectly flaky. The secret? Ice-cold butter

Donna King, owner-chef of the Cama Beach Cafe on Camano Island, shares her signature dish.

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Farming with trees: food in a future with climate change

Agroforestry, a farming practice that mimics natural ecosystems, is taking root in Snohomish County.

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett’s dead gray whale was skinny and undernourished

So far this year, 28 gray whales have died on Washington beaches. This time last year, there were 10.

Local theater helped propel Camano Island native to stardom

Caitlin Kinnunen, nominated for a Tony Award, began learning her art with Village Theatre’s KidStage.

Judge to ‘Barefoot Bandit’: You’ll finish serving your sentence

Colton Harris-Moore said supervision kept him from appearing on the History Channel show “Alone.”

A deceased gray whale was deposited at Possession Point. It proved to be an issue as it started to decompose.
                                (Photo provided by Jill Hein)

Dead whale dumped on Whidbey beach raises smelly questions

Island County leaders question the practice of leaving the giant carcasses on local shorelines.

A deceased gray whale was deposited at Possession Point. It proved to be an issue as it started to decompose.
                                (Photo provided by Jill Hein)

Free luge sessions draw young daredevils to Camano Island

Children 9-13 years old learned luge sledding — on wheels, for now — with the help of Team USA.

Boy back home after wolf-dog hybrid attack on Camano Island

The 4-year-old was taken to Providence with injuries to his head, neck, hip, groin and buttocks.

Future Olympians may be discovered on Camano this week

Kids are invited to try luge, the sport. Those with talent may be asked to train with USA Luge.

Start Camano art tour at poster artist Jack Gunter’s studio

The Camano Island Studio Tour runs May 10-12 and May 18-19 on Camano and in the Stanwood area.

Colton Harris-Moore, known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” as seen on a GoFundMe page where he sought to raise $125,000 for flight training. (GoFundMe)

‘Barefoot Bandit’ asks judge to shorten his supervised release

Colton Harris-Moore says travel restrictions are holding back a lucrative public-speaking career.

Colton Harris-Moore, known as the “Barefoot Bandit,” as seen on a GoFundMe page where he sought to raise $125,000 for flight training. (GoFundMe)

Grief and gratitude after Camano murder suspect found dead

Katherine Cunningham’s family released a statement after the body of Jacob Gonzales was identified.

Pollution prompts state to restrict shellfish harvesting

Part of Port Susan — the bay east of Camano Island — is closed, and other areas are deemed threatened.