Camano Island

Camano Island opens its vintage doors to history buffs

Locals and visitors are invited to explore history this weekend during the Camano Island Historic Sites Tour. The free, self-guided tour takes… Continue reading

Health district tracks 33 cases of mumps in Snohomish County

More mumps cases have been reported in Snohomish County, including new cases in Monroe schools. The disease also has been reported in the… Continue reading

Transit agency plans meetings on service improvement plan

Island Transit plans a series of public meetings to present and take feedback on its 2017 Service Improvement Plan. On Camano Island,… Continue reading

Case of mumps reported at Twin City Elementary

A report of mumps at Twin City Elementary is the latest in a string of cases in Snohomish County. School administrators and the… Continue reading

Fan dedication pays off: Schools enjoy powerhouse seasons

John Galbreath retired after decades of teaching and coaching, but he still goes to just about every basketball game. He used to wear… Continue reading

Two arrested after Camano coffee shop held up at knifepoint

A man wielding a knife robbed the Camano Island Coffee Roasters shop Saturday, holding the cashier at knifepoint. At about 11:50 a.m.,… Continue reading

Lake Stevens voters OK taxing area for a new library

Voters here have formed a taxing area for a new library but fell short of the turnout needed to approve a bond… Continue reading

This year’s Snow Goose Festival is canceled, but geese remain

Problems coordinating some key activities and a lack of volunteers led to the cancellation of the 12th annual Port Susan Snow Goose Festival.… Continue reading

Camano Chapel nears completion of decadelong building project

There are Bible verses written in black ink under the drywall and on the concrete of the unfinished floor. The Camano Chapel’s… Continue reading

Voter turnout creeps toward minimum for Lake Stevens library

There still aren’t enough ballots counted to pass a $17 million bond measure to build a new library here. The second round… Continue reading

Lake Stevens voters leaning toward approving library

Voters in Stanwood and on Camano Island were well on their way to approving a $147.5 million bond for a new high school,… Continue reading

Ballots due in Lake Stevens, Granite Falls and Stanwood-Camano

Valentines aren’t the only items that need to be mailed or dropped off Tuesday. It’s the last day to send or turn in… Continue reading

Thousands of children in Snohomish County have no home

There are thousands of children and teens in Snohomish County who wonder where they’ll sleep each night or where they’ll find their next… Continue reading

Stan Boreson, ‘King of Scandinavian Humor,’ dies at 91

Stan Boreson, the beloved entertainer from Everett who won hearts with his wacky songs and upbeat accordion playing, died Friday. He was 91.… Continue reading

Ballots in the mail for Feb. 14 special election

A request to voters for $147.5 million to build a new high school is the biggest ask in the Feb. 14 special election.… Continue reading

Quilters bring warmth to Children’s Center

Members of the nonprofit Camano Island Quilters have prepared “comfort quilts” for local hospitals for over 20 years, and provide donations twice a year to… Continue reading

Tiny busker from Camano Island promotes animal welfare, veganism

Recognize this girl? She’s a pint-sized violinist busker. She plays her violin on sidewalks around the area, collecting money for animal causes. Jovee Holmes made… Continue reading

Camano fire district considering raising levy to pay for rising costs

Firefighters here have plans for the next decade but say they’ll need a bigger budget. Camano Island Fire and Rescue recently drafted… Continue reading

Slow and steady winning combination for New Year’s resolutions

For years, losing weight or getting healthy has topped millions of New Year’s resolution lists. And for years, they’ve proven to be challenging… Continue reading

Front Porch: Mountlake Terrace City Hall update

City Hall update: The city of Mountlake Terrace is accepting architectural bids for its new City Hall. Submissions are due Jan. 17. A ballot measure… Continue reading