Camano Island

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

The backing of Keith Pappas, who dropped out, created rancor in the Stanwood-Camano School Board race.

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race
School board member steps down — just not the one accused

School board member steps down — just not the one accused

On Wednesday, parents had called for Stanwood-Camano school board president Al Schreiber to resign.

School board member steps down — just not the one accused
‘That’s it?’ Stanwood-Camano parents want answers

‘That’s it?’ Stanwood-Camano parents want answers

School district leaders said little to ease concerns about suspect campaign tactics.

‘That’s it?’ Stanwood-Camano parents want answers
Crabbing season in local waters closing this week

Crabbing season in local waters closing this week

Boaters must have their gear out of the water one hour after sunset on Wednesday

Crabbing season in local waters closing this week
Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator

Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator

The Whidbey Island farmer was among 3 Republicans looking to replace retired state Sen. Barbara Bailey.

Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator
‘Camano will feel a lot more like an island’ as of this week

‘Camano will feel a lot more like an island’ as of this week

Leque Island west of Stanwood has been restored to a salt marsh to benefit salmon, birds and people.

‘Camano will feel a lot more like an island’ as of this week
Camano baker expresses her Norwegian heritage with almond cake

Camano baker expresses her Norwegian heritage with almond cake

You can taste Teresa Garrison’s cake at this year’s Nordic Fair on Oct. 19 in Stanwood.

Camano baker expresses her Norwegian heritage with almond cake
A year later, Mill Creek firefighter’s death linked to work

A year later, Mill Creek firefighter’s death linked to work

Erik Shouse was 40 when he died from cardiac arrest. Stressors at his job likely played a role.

A year later, Mill Creek firefighter’s death linked to work
Everett woman linked to possible hit man in attorney’s killing

Everett woman linked to possible hit man in attorney’s killing

She’s accused of lying about the 2001 death of Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Wales in Seattle.

Everett woman linked to possible hit man in attorney’s killing

Inmate hurt in Island County Jail attack seeks $3 million

He claims the staff was negligent in housing him in a cell with a violent and aggressive inmate.

A prosecutor’s anti-Trump posts anger talk-radio hosts

A prosecutor’s anti-Trump posts anger talk-radio hosts

Island County’s Greg Banks apologized, saying he had “done something pretty stupid.”

A prosecutor’s anti-Trump posts anger talk-radio hosts
Roaming Artists settle down for annual Camano Island show

Roaming Artists settle down for annual Camano Island show

Rod Sylvester, a Marysville artist who paints in the plein air style, will be featured at the weekend event.

Roaming Artists settle down for annual Camano Island show
Want a home that’s a joy to live in? Keep it (elegantly) simple

Want a home that’s a joy to live in? Keep it (elegantly) simple

Decluttering is essential for comfortable interior spaces, say design experts John and Sherri Monte of Camano Island.

Want a home that’s a joy to live in? Keep it (elegantly) simple
This artist dreams in 3-D. Sinuous steel sculptures result.

This artist dreams in 3-D. Sinuous steel sculptures result.

Micajah Bienvenu discusses his creative process. You can see his work on Camano Island through Aug. 11.

This artist dreams in 3-D. Sinuous steel sculptures result.
Her scones are perfectly flaky. The secret? Ice-cold butter

Her scones are perfectly flaky. The secret? Ice-cold butter

Donna King, owner-chef of the Cama Beach Cafe on Camano Island, shares her signature dish.

Her scones are perfectly flaky. The secret? Ice-cold butter
Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Farming with trees: food in a future with climate change

Agroforestry, a farming practice that mimics natural ecosystems, is taking root in Snohomish County.

Nick Pate of Raising Cane Ranch is one of the first farmers in Snohomish County to adopt agroforestry, a practice that mimics natural ecosystems while producing food. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett’s dead gray whale was skinny and undernourished

Everett’s dead gray whale was skinny and undernourished

So far this year, 28 gray whales have died on Washington beaches. This time last year, there were 10.

Everett’s dead gray whale was skinny and undernourished
Local theater helped propel Camano Island native to stardom

Local theater helped propel Camano Island native to stardom

Caitlin Kinnunen, nominated for a Tony Award, began learning her art with Village Theatre’s KidStage.

Local theater helped propel Camano Island native to stardom
Judge to ‘Barefoot Bandit’: You’ll finish serving your sentence

Judge to ‘Barefoot Bandit’: You’ll finish serving your sentence

Colton Harris-Moore said supervision kept him from appearing on the History Channel show “Alone.”

Judge to ‘Barefoot Bandit’: You’ll finish serving your sentence
A deceased gray whale was deposited at Possession Point. It proved to be an issue as it started to decompose.                                (Photo provided by Jill Hein)

Dead whale dumped on Whidbey beach raises smelly questions

Island County leaders question the practice of leaving the giant carcasses on local shorelines.

A deceased gray whale was deposited at Possession Point. It proved to be an issue as it started to decompose.                                (Photo provided by Jill Hein)