Camano Island

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
He’s Camano’s Smokey Bear the Third … will he be the last?

He’s Camano’s Smokey Bear the Third … will he be the last?

Only YOU can prevent the theft of the famous fire prevention bear. Please keep your paws off.

He’s Camano’s Smokey Bear the Third … will he be the last?
Camano Islander’s art ‘demonstrates the beauty around us’

Camano Islander’s art ‘demonstrates the beauty around us’

Bobbi Mueller’s paintings have been selected for a Seattle gallery show in March.

Camano Islander’s art ‘demonstrates the beauty around us’
Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano

Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano

Corey Haugen, former owner of Grizzly Ciderworks, which closed shop in 2017, has a new cidery business.

Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano
Great Northwest Glass Quest kicks off on Valentine’s Day

Great Northwest Glass Quest kicks off on Valentine’s Day

If you find a clue ball, you’ll get to trade it in for a hand-blown glass float made by local artisans.

Great Northwest Glass Quest kicks off on Valentine’s Day
Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Many levies are falling short, too, as nine districts Tuesday sought supplemental funding from voters.

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts
Sherman, a 3-year-old Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, will compete at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City tonight. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Hot dog! Sherman tries to make it big at Westminster show

Look for Marysville native Danielle Winship, 28, and her red-furred retriever at the New York event.

Sherman, a 3-year-old Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, will compete at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City tonight. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits

Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits

Solar energy panels in Arlington will generate savings for organizations in Everett and Stanwood.

Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits
Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

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.

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

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.

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)

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

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.

Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold
Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint

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

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint
Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

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.

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race
School board member steps down — just not the one accused

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.

School board member steps down — just not the one accused
‘That’s it?’ Stanwood-Camano parents want answers

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

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

‘That’s it?’ Stanwood-Camano parents want answers
Crabbing season in local waters closing this week

Crabbing season in local waters closing this week

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

Crabbing season in local waters closing this week
Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator

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.

Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator
‘Camano will feel a lot more like an island’ as of this week

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