Camano Island

Agencies hope to simplify the maze of recreational fees

Representatives from state and federal agencies, outdoor recreation groups and nonprofits are working on plans that could change the way people pay to… Continue reading

Part of Highway 532 to close for fish culvert replacement

For the second summer in a row, a stretch of Highway 532 is closing to replace an undersized fish culvert below the road.… Continue reading

Stanwood man, Camano pair arrested in home invasion case

Police have arrested three suspects in connection with a recent Camano Island home invasion robbery. A man and woman, both 26 and… Continue reading

Police seek man suspected of armed robbery at Camano home

Police are searching for a man suspected of invading a couple’s Camano Island home at gunpoint and stealing cash. The suspect pulled… Continue reading

Project on Leque Island in Stanwood all for salmon, wildlife

Several hundred flood-prone acres that were used as farmland for more than a century are being transformed into a saltwater marsh. Work is… Continue reading

Plan for sewage treatment plant prompts Stanwood to update rules

City leaders are updating local rules after a proposal to build a privately operated waste treatment plant in town caused concern late last… Continue reading

YMCA honors volunteers

The YMCA of Snohomish County honored its outstanding policy, program, youth and financial development volunteers at a special recognition breakfast June 14. Policy Volunteers: Gary… Continue reading

Tidelands Church members make it a mission to help in community

It was a day to wear tennis shoes, sunscreen and gardening gloves to church. Tidelands Church, a Presbyterian congregation in Stanwood, gathered briefly… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano derby drivers race to win

The 10th annual Windermere Stanwood Camano Island Soap Box Derby was held June 17. Fifty-one racers competed to represent Stanwood and Camano Island in the… Continue reading

Camano Island teen to compete in worldwide soap box derby

Ronan and Richard Johnson drove home from Omaha, Nebraska, towing a trailer with a Seahawks-styled soap box derby car and a gold… Continue reading

Camano Island to start work on long-delayed government offices

Island County commissioners have given planners the go-ahead to move forward with cost estimates and designs for new government offices on Camano… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano AAUW lauds teens for STEM

The American Association of University Women Stanwood-Camano Branch on May 12 recognized outstanding high school junior girls for their abilities in science, technology, engineering and… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano Rotary highlights students

The Stanwood-Camano Island Rotary recently named its Students of the Quarter. Port Susan Middle School: Camille Johnston and Matthew Smith Lincoln Hill High School: Sierra… Continue reading

Progress made on new high schools in Stanwood

STANWOOD —Three months after voters in Stanwood and on Camano Island approved a $147.5 million bond to build a new high school, teachers are preparing… Continue reading

Popular, private Freedom Park seeking financial support

Mike Nestor likes to think of how many children have become friends on the playground at Freedom Park, and how many parents… Continue reading

Front Porch: County Council, surplus stuff, CPR

County Council to meet in Marysville: The Snohomish County Council has scheduled its upcoming Monday meeting for 6 p.m. at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State… Continue reading

Over 40 artists to show works at Camano Island Studio Tour

Art lives on Camano Island. That’s the motto for the 19th annual Camano Island Studio Tour this Mother’s Day weekend and the following Saturday and… Continue reading

Nonprofit center’s goal: Get moms, families out on the water

A nonprofit in the wooden boathouse on pebble-covered Cama Beach wants to get moms on the water. The Mother’s Day Saturday Sail… Continue reading

Commercial shellfish harvesting restricted because of pollution

The state Department of Health earlier this week announced restrictions on commercial shellfish harvests because of pollution. An annual water quality evaluation showed… Continue reading