Camano Island

No school Wednesday; Stanwood teacher strike continues

Teachers picketed Tuesday, which was to be the first day of classes in Stanwood and Camano Island.

With no deal, schools not open Tuesday in Stanwood-Camano

Talks continue in Monroe, while an agreement was reached late Monday in Arlington.

Without contracts, teachers in three districts might strike

The lack of deals may disrupt the start of classes in Arlington, Monroe and Stanwood-Camano schools.

Estuary preserved: Family donates 38 acres on Camano Island

The land where Fran Burnside made childhood memories will be protected habitat for salmon and birds.

After being connected through home DNA tests through a relative, Lorna Fischer, 54, of Redmond and Bob Monize, 76, of Camano Island, went to Any Lab Test Now in Everett for a DNA paternity test. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

54 years later, DNA test gave answer to ‘Who’s your daddy?’

A Camano Island man and Redmond woman’s mother didn’t recollect being together that summer of 1963.

After being connected through home DNA tests through a relative, Lorna Fischer, 54, of Redmond and Bob Monize, 76, of Camano Island, went to Any Lab Test Now in Everett for a DNA paternity test. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New government building being designed for Camano Island

An open house is planned later this month so people can see what the county offices may look like.

Anna King, a junior at Stanwood High, attends Everett Community College and will graduate with her diploma and Associates of Arts Degree. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood High junior’s career goals are intriguing

‘I have three options I’m staring at now,’ Anna King says.

Anna King, a junior at Stanwood High, attends Everett Community College and will graduate with her diploma and Associates of Arts Degree. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jim Shields (top right), former assistant Everett Parks Department director, died in a vehicle crash July 3. Shields, of Camano Island, is shown here with his wife, Betsy, son James, daughter-in-law Marcelle and grandchildren Jimmy and Holyanna. (Courtesy Shields family) ​

Jim Shields was devoted to Everett parks, Camano community

Killed in a crash near Darrington, he left legacy of service. “Nobody was a stranger,” said his wife.

Jim Shields (top right), former assistant Everett Parks Department director, died in a vehicle crash July 3. Shields, of Camano Island, is shown here with his wife, Betsy, son James, daughter-in-law Marcelle and grandchildren Jimmy and Holyanna. (Courtesy Shields family) ​

Camano Island man dies in head-on crash near Darrington

His pickup truck crossed the center lane of Highway 530 and collided with a semi, the State Patrol said.

Missing man in Camano beheading case charged with murder

The charge stems from blood and DNA found on a samurai sword in the victim’s car, the prosecutor said.

AAUW Stanwood-Camano honors outstanding STEM students

The AAUW of Stanwood-Camano Island (American Association of University Women) honored 11 junior female students, nominated by their high school faculties, as outstanding in science,… Continue reading

Grade-schoolers immerse themselves in geology

After listening to a talk about local geology from an expert in the field, fourth- and fifth-grade students from Twin City Elementary School in Stanwood… Continue reading

Soap box derby winners off to Ohio

The Windermere Stanwood-Camano Island Soap Box Derby races were held June 16 at Arrowhead Ranch. First-place winners Addison Inman (stock division), racing the Crow’s Nest,… Continue reading

Camano man dead after Arlington driver’s suspected DUI crash

A BMW sedan allegedly was speeding near Sedro-Woolley, hit a GMC truck, and was engulfed in flames.

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Brand-new track, permanent Camano home for Soap Box Derby

Races involving 73 cars are on Saturday at a converted ranch where striped pavement belongs to kids.

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Anna ten Hoopen is heading to the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Stanwood High. Her parents were both graduates of the academy. Shot on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Anna ten Hoopen is Navy bound

If she goes back to school, her goal would be an advanced degree in biomedical engineering.

Anna ten Hoopen is heading to the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Stanwood High. Her parents were both graduates of the academy. Shot on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)