Camano Island

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
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