Camano Island

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.

 

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.

 

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.”

 

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
Five challengers bid for vacant 10th District House seat

Five challengers bid for vacant 10th District House seat

Four Democrats and one Republican are looking to take the seat Rep. Norma Smith held for 12 years.

Five challengers bid for vacant 10th District House seat

Camano Island man dies after motorcycle crash

The man, 45, lost control on a curve where he collided with a minivan and was ejected from his seat.

He’s always among the first to step up and volunteer

He’s always among the first to step up and volunteer

When Clothes For Kids needed a new heating system, Craig Olson donated one and had it installed.

He’s always among the first to step up and volunteer

Island County gets go-ahead for Phase 2 of reopening economy

People can gather in groups five or fewer. Some businesses can open, if they follow guidelines.

Mount St. Helens ‘changed my life,’ says Camano filmmaker

Mount St. Helens ‘changed my life,’ says Camano filmmaker

Forty years ago, at age 20, Michael Lienau was trapped with a camera crew days after the mountain blew.

Mount St. Helens ‘changed my life,’ says Camano filmmaker
Everett woman linked to prosecutor’s death is back in custody

Everett woman linked to prosecutor’s death is back in custody

She is accused of lying to the FBI and has allegedly violated conditions of her pretrial release.

Everett woman linked to prosecutor’s death is back in custody
A photographer’s love letter to Camano Island’s vanishing barns

A photographer’s love letter to Camano Island’s vanishing barns

Gerald Magelssen’s book “Barns of Camano Island” captures the island’s agricultural roots.

A photographer’s love letter to Camano Island’s vanishing barns
Women painters group celebrates 90th year with Camano show

Women painters group celebrates 90th year with Camano show

More than 70 paintings will be displayed March 7 through April 12 at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park.

Women painters group celebrates 90th year with Camano show
Norma Smith will not seek re-election to the state House

Norma Smith will not seek re-election to the state House

A 13-year veteran, the Clinton Republican wants to pursue her next calling of teaching and mentoring

Norma Smith will not seek re-election to the state House
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