Camano Island

Step back in time on a tour of Camano Island’s historic sites

Activities begin at 6 p.m. Friday with history talks. Tours are Saturday and Sunday.

Failing embankment on Marine Drive awaiting permanent fix

In the meantime, a 20 mph speed limit is in effect at the spot south of Norman Road.

Slain woman’s car found in Northern California

Police still seek a man who lived on the Camano property where the woman was found beheaded.

Stanwood High School senior, Jack Softcheck is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Yale-bound Camano teen excels at sciences, music at Stanwood

Jack Softcheck is considering a career as a medical doctor, but his love of music is a strong lure.

Stanwood High School senior, Jack Softcheck is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Beheading victim served in the Air Force

Jacob Gonzales, a “person of interest” in her killing, might be bound for Las Vegas.

CASA awarded grant from country music star

The Camano Animal Shelter Association received a “Mutts Across America: 50 States/50 Shelters” grant. MuttNation is a nonprofit organization, co-founded 10 years ago by Grammy-winning… Continue reading

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of 34-year-old Jacob Gonzales. (Island County Sheriff’s Office)

Officials release new info on man wanted in Camano beheading

The vehicle described earlier no longer belongs to him, detectives said.

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of 34-year-old Jacob Gonzales. (Island County Sheriff’s Office)

Man sought in death of woman who was found beheaded on Camano

Jacob Gonzales, 34, is thought to be armed, dangerous and possibly headed to California.

Sheriff: Woman found dead near bunker of weapons was killed

Her body was discovered on Camano Island on Saturday.

Proposal to put waste-processing plant in Stanwood dropped

The proposed plant in the heart of the city would have taken in waste from private septic systems.

Mark Ellinger works with fire to create unique texture and color on a float. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Glass Quest: Find clue balls to trade in for hand-blown floats

The ninth annual Great Northwest Glass Quest is on Camano Island and in Stanwood through Feb. 25.

Mark Ellinger works with fire to create unique texture and color on a float. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Serving those who served

Ministry connects veterans, active duty military and their families to resources and to one another.

On Camano Island and in Stanwood, everyone has a story

A librarian is recording oral histories about the area, to be posted online.