Camano Island

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

Tribe leads donations to USO fundraiser

The Camano Island Women’s Republican Club hosted a fundraiser Sept. 20 at the Camano Island Library to benefit USO Northwest at Seatac International Airport. The… Continue reading

Recall issued for about 1,250 pounds of meat

Camano Island’s Sausage Haus products might be contaminated.

Free car seat checkups kick off Child Passenger Safety Week

About eight of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly, according to Safe Kids Snohomish County.

Stanwood schools website hacked, homophobic slur posted

On Thursday evening, someone posted an inappropriate message on the Stanwood Camano School District website. “The message was not a district statement and… Continue reading

Stanwood-Camano YMCA celebrates its first year

A celebration is planned to mark the end of the Stanwood-Camano YMCA’s first full year. It’s a year that has exceeded expectations, Executive… Continue reading

Dog wash raises over $6,400 for CASA

The Camano Animal Shelter Association’s annual dog wash fundraiser raised over $6,400, a record amount. The event, held Aug. 19, saw over 200 dogs get… Continue reading