Camano Island

Popular, private Freedom Park seeking financial support

Mike Nestor likes to think of how many children have become friends on the playground at Freedom Park, and how many parents… Continue reading

Front Porch: County Council, surplus stuff, CPR

County Council to meet in Marysville: The Snohomish County Council has scheduled its upcoming Monday meeting for 6 p.m. at Marysville City Hall, 1049 State… Continue reading

Over 40 artists to show works at Camano Island Studio Tour

Art lives on Camano Island. That’s the motto for the 19th annual Camano Island Studio Tour this Mother’s Day weekend and the following Saturday and… Continue reading

Nonprofit center’s goal: Get moms, families out on the water

A nonprofit in the wooden boathouse on pebble-covered Cama Beach wants to get moms on the water. The Mother’s Day Saturday Sail… Continue reading

Commercial shellfish harvesting restricted because of pollution

The state Department of Health earlier this week announced restrictions on commercial shellfish harvests because of pollution. An annual water quality evaluation showed… Continue reading

Farm to Table dinner series back on Camano Island

The Kristoferson Farm released the dates of its summer Farm to Table dinner series earlier this week, and it’s not too early… Continue reading

Chronic absences raise alarms in Snohomish County schools

Nearly one of every seven students attending public schools in Snohomish County is considered a frequent no-show in the classroom. Missing school is… Continue reading

Front Porch: Kitties, pills, road work

Little Whiskers: The Camano Animal Shelter Association is holding its annual Little Whiskers Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the shelter… Continue reading

Number of mumps cases continues to grow

More cases of mumps are confirmed in Snohomish County. The Mukilteo School District now is affected, with one probable case at Challenger Elementary.… Continue reading

Volunteers get baseball field at Stanwood school game-ready

Volunteers gathered on a soggy Saturday morning to transform puddles into a ready-to-play Little League field. Stanwood-Camano Little League, with more than 400… Continue reading

Number of mumps cases reported in county continues to rise

The number of mumps cases in Snohomish County continues to increase. More than a dozen new cases of mumps have been reported to… Continue reading

Front Porch

Nature walk Friends of Camano Island Parks members are leading a guided walk Saturday at Four Springs Lake Preserve, 585 Lewis Lane. Meet at 9:50… Continue reading

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