Camano Island

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.

Proposal to put waste-processing plant in Stanwood dropped

The proposed plant in the heart of the city would have taken in waste from private septic systems.

Mark Ellinger works with fire to create unique texture and color on a float. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Glass Quest: Find clue balls to trade in for hand-blown floats

The ninth annual Great Northwest Glass Quest is on Camano Island and in Stanwood through Feb. 25.

Mark Ellinger works with fire to create unique texture and color on a float. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Serving those who served

Ministry connects veterans, active duty military and their families to resources and to one another.

On Camano Island and in Stanwood, everyone has a story

A librarian is recording oral histories about the area, to be posted online.

Philanthropist Floyd Jones dies at 90

Among the couple’s gifts was $10 million toward the construction of the Stanwood-Camano YMCA.

Camano Island man graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle Osburn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Osburn is the son… Continue reading

Idea: End Discover Pass, impose mandatory license-plate fee

That’s just one suggestion in a report on how to cover the cost of managing state recreation areas.

Thrift store expands and so have its goals for Camano Center

The 2nd Chance Thrift Shop provides 53 percent of the budget for the senior and family center.

Coloring book by white guys mad at White House white guys

“I Am So Sick of White Guys” is sure to amuse some people — and most certainly anger others.

Schools of Distinction awarded for most improvement

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2017 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

Camano artist mixes flask, paintings for successful cocktail

Art flasks prove popular as bachelorette gifts, birthday presents and wedding favors.

Camano Island man pleads guilty to 2016 shooting death

Both the prosecution and defense are recommending an 18-year sentence for Ezekiel Scannell-McCrae.

CASA helps 145 pets at microchip event

The Camano Animal Shelter Association added microchip identification to 145 pets at an Oct. 7 event. That included 99 dogs and 46 cats. The service… Continue reading