Camano Island

District 10 GOP representatives battle to keep their seats

District 10 GOP representatives battle to keep their seats

Norma Smith and Dave Hayes face strong challengers in Democrats Scott McMullen and Dave Paul.

District 10 GOP representatives battle to keep their seats

8 local schools named Schools of Distinction

The Center for Educational Effectiveness named its 2018 School of Distinction Award Winners. The schools showed the most improvement over a five-year period in reading… Continue reading

New Camano Island culverts open 1.6 miles of fish habitat

New Camano Island culverts open 1.6 miles of fish habitat

The project on Kristoferson Creek was initiated by residents.

New Camano Island culverts open 1.6 miles of fish habitat

Island County questions role in providing kids’ vaccinations

South Whidbey parents seem “resolved to driving off-island to find pediatric care,” health officials say.

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Gary J. Ray is charged with diverting money intended to help families affected by the 2014 disaster.

Former Oso pastor accused of pocketing $40K in slide donations

Pumpkins to fly from trebuchets during Camano fundraiser

The Camano Pumpkin Project at Kristoferson Farm this weekend will raise money for six charities.

Pageants, roller derby, archaeology interest Stanwood teen

Pageants, roller derby, archaeology interest Stanwood teen

Laela Leyva recently competed in a National American Miss pageant and does sports year-round.

Pageants, roller derby, archaeology interest Stanwood teen
Study digs into future of Discover Pass, other access fees

Study digs into future of Discover Pass, other access fees

Eliminating the state parks pass in favor of a vehicle licensing fee is one possibility being studied.

Study digs into future of Discover Pass, other access fees

School canceled for third day in Stanwood-Camano district

Bargaining teams planned to work into Wednesday night to find a resolution.

Officials ID the woman found dead in Lake Ki

She was Anneliese K. Grunerud, 46, of Camano Island, the medical examiner confirms.

No school Wednesday; Stanwood teacher strike continues

No school Wednesday; Stanwood teacher strike continues

Teachers picketed Tuesday, which was to be the first day of classes in Stanwood and Camano Island.

No school Wednesday; Stanwood teacher strike continues

With no deal, schools not open Tuesday in Stanwood-Camano

Talks continue in Monroe, while an agreement was reached late Monday in Arlington.

Without contracts, teachers in three districts might strike

The lack of deals may disrupt the start of classes in Arlington, Monroe and Stanwood-Camano schools.

Top job at Sno-Isle Libraries goes to leader from Minnesota
Top job at Sno-Isle Libraries goes to leader from Minnesota
Scrub-a-dub-pup: Dog wash raises $6,000 for CASA
Scrub-a-dub-pup: Dog wash raises $6,000 for CASA
Estuary preserved: Family donates 38 acres on Camano Island

Estuary preserved: Family donates 38 acres on Camano Island

The land where Fran Burnside made childhood memories will be protected habitat for salmon and birds.

Estuary preserved: Family donates 38 acres on Camano Island
After being connected through home DNA tests through a relative, Lorna Fischer, 54, of Redmond and Bob Monize, 76, of Camano Island, went to Any Lab Test Now in Everett for a DNA paternity test. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

54 years later, DNA test gave answer to ‘Who’s your daddy?’

A Camano Island man and Redmond woman’s mother didn’t recollect being together that summer of 1963.

After being connected through home DNA tests through a relative, Lorna Fischer, 54, of Redmond and Bob Monize, 76, of Camano Island, went to Any Lab Test Now in Everett for a DNA paternity test. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New government building being designed for Camano Island

An open house is planned later this month so people can see what the county offices may look like.

Anna King, a junior at Stanwood High, attends Everett Community College and will graduate with her diploma and Associates of Arts Degree. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood High junior’s career goals are intriguing

‘I have three options I’m staring at now,’ Anna King says.

Anna King, a junior at Stanwood High, attends Everett Community College and will graduate with her diploma and Associates of Arts Degree. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)