Camano Island

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.

 

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.

Body found in California river ID’d as Camano slaying suspect

Jacob Gonzales’ remains were found last year. A DNA match was announced Tuesday.

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.