Camano Island

Island Transit considering charging bus fares

The agency plans public meetings to present information about the proposal and receive comments.

Ryan Elting, conservation director for the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, leads a tour of Barnum Point on Aug. 5, 2017. The scenic park, which is being expanded, is located at Triangle Cove on Camano Island. (Courtesy of Whidbey Camano Land Trust)

Nearly $1M price tag for 40-acre expansion to Camano park

The park was set to grow from 27 acres to 129 acres. The public can weigh in before Tuesday meeting.

Ryan Elting, conservation director for the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, leads a tour of Barnum Point on Aug. 5, 2017. The scenic park, which is being expanded, is located at Triangle Cove on Camano Island. (Courtesy of Whidbey Camano Land Trust)

Camano Island tour is a chance to visit 32 artist studios

The event, now in its 20th year, has grown to five days over two weekends beginning Friday.

Multiple fatal crashes prompt a lawsuit over an S-curve

Victims include two young children. Lawyers say the stretch of road on Camano Island is unsafe.

Mill Creek paramedic remembered for humor, quality of care

Erik Shouse, who also served as a Camano Island fire commissioner, died of cardiac arrest Sunday.

A brutal death on Camano Island, and a family’s questions

Police are looking for Jacob Gonzales, who might have killed his girlfriend, Katherine Cunningham.

Snohomish alum graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Jacob Mathis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Mathis is the son of Scott… Continue reading

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.