Freeland

A visitor looks at a sculpture on the Cloudstone outdoor gallery in Freeland. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Walk the Whidbey wonderland of 400 sculptures by Hank Nelson

Cloudstone opens to the public for a rare glimpse at pieces “small as a chair and as large as a truck.”

 

Learn about orcas — and maybe spot one — on a ferry

June is Orca Month in Washington. Throughout the month you can find…

 

Crime writer Ann Rule to sign books at Whidbey restaurant

Seattle author and criminologist Ann Rule will sign her latest true-crime mystery,…

 

Full steam ahead for Whidbey shipyard

The Nichols Brothers Boat Builders shipyard buzzes with work these days. A new Washington state ferry superstructure — what will become the Samish… Continue reading

Builders to release ferry plans today

OLYMPIA - Two of Washington’s largest shipbuilders are expected to announce today whether they intend to try to collaborate on building four new ferries for… Continue reading

Alcohol Licenses

The following license applications were received in Olympia recently. To support or oppose an application, write to the Regulatory Services Division, Washington State Liquor Control… Continue reading

Active Duty

Air Force Senior Airman Christopher P. MacFadden is serving at Sather Air Base in Iraq as a member of the 447th Air Expeditionary Group. MacFadden… Continue reading

Our Towns

Arlington Council meets to discuss bonds The Arlington City Council is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. today to discuss issuing and selling bonds to… Continue reading

Strow seeks to replace Shelton

COUPEVILLE - Veteran Island County Commissioner Mike Shelton is leaving office, and state Rep. Chris Strow is among those lining up to succeed him. Shelton,… Continue reading

Rep. Chris Strow of Freeland to quit as state lawmaker

Republican state Rep. Chris Strow of Freeland is expected to announce today he is resigning in order to find work closer to his… Continue reading

Community Calendar

TODAY Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, 6:30 tonight, Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Problem-solving session at 6 p.m. Everett High School fall band concert, 7:30… Continue reading

Community Extra Calendar

TODAY Free entertainment by Jim Toivenen, 11 a.m. to noon today, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8780. Port Susan Bay Preserve and… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Bazaars Holiday Expo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, Stanwood Community Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. Tables for commercial vendors, 360-629-7403, ext.… Continue reading

Community Extra Calendar

TODAY Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28, Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish. Call 360-568-2898. Mill Creek Seniors Fitness, 11 a.m. to… Continue reading

FYI

Squadron returns to Whidbey About 200 members of Electronic Attack Squadron 132 are scheduled to return to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station early this afternoon… Continue reading

Political FYI

State officials to attend county GOP meeting State Attorney General Rob McKenna and Secretary of State Sam Reed are expected at a meeting of the… Continue reading

Alcohol Licenses

The following license applications were received in Olympia recently. To support or oppose an application, write to the Regulatory Services Division, state Liquor Control Board,… Continue reading

School Life: Winners

DECA officers named High schools throughout Snohomish County have named this year’s DECA officers. DECA is an international association of marketing students. Here’s who’s serving:… Continue reading

Whidbey Island boat builder files for bankruptcy

Nichols Bros. Boat Builders has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization and the shipyard’s operations may reopen in the near future, possibly with… Continue reading

Community Calendar

Bazaars Holiday Expo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, Stanwood Community Senior Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood. Tables for commercial vendors, 360-629-7403, ext.… Continue reading