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Community roundup: Local runners help win a national title

Club Northwest won the Men’s Masters division at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships

 

Woman reportedly tells trooper she ‘ruined her high’

The suspected allegedly admitted to shooting up heroin while driving on I-5.

 

Stanwood Youth Football Bantams seeking funds for nationals

The 12-year-olds qualified for the Pro Football Hall of Fame National Youth Championships in Ohio.

 

Stanwood boys bounce back with win over Lake Stevens (Video)

The Spartans recover from a road loss to Anacortes by beating the Vikings 76-55 in a nonleague game.

Community roundup: Pair of swimmers headed to nationals

Two members of a local swim team are getting their shot on one of the country’s biggest stages. Ava Collinge and Matt King, members of… Continue reading

Jacob Nanfito, an instructor with Goodwill Industries, teaches a large ESOL class to moms Tuesday at the Casino Road Academy, while in another room at the same Casino Road Community Center quad, instructors with the YMCA are teaching their preschool kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Collaborative groups awarded millions in grants from United Way

The money is aimed at combating multi-generational poverty in families with children younger than 8.

Jacob Nanfito, an instructor with Goodwill Industries, teaches a large ESOL class to moms Tuesday at the Casino Road Academy, while in another room at the same Casino Road Community Center quad, instructors with the YMCA are teaching their preschool kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

No people or animals hurt in barn fire near Silvana

But the barn itself was a total loss, the fire chief said.

Man transported by helicopter after being in car crash

He had been walking in the dark near Warm Beach.

Two windsurfers rescued from Port Susan near Kayak Point

The men had failed to return to shore during Sunday’s windstorm.

Stanwood grad heads to Air Force Security Forces

U.S. Air Force Airman Kacie McCann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. McCann is the son of Michael… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips wins Super 32 wrestling tournament

Phillips captured the 145-pound weight class at the prestigious preseason tourney in North Carolina.

County’s revamped website tracks flooding on local rivers

“People can use it to decide when to take action, such as turning off utilities … or evacuating.”

Trail work by juvenile offenders builds resumes, confidence

Kayak Point trails were built out this year by groups from Denney Juvenile Justice Center.

Elderly couple escape serious injuries in crash with train

The driver drove down tracks instead of a road, hitting a slow-moving train near Stanwood.

County Council postpones vote on conservation programs

A decision on funding agricultural and water-quality programs will come after the budget process.

County Council candidates have vastly different experience

Nate Nehring is young but politically anointed. Ray Miller is a civic volunteer and retired social worker.

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation on Sept. 13 announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists nationwide in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high… Continue reading

Alien brain? No, a colony of harmless freshwater creatures

Bryozoans are tiny invertebrates that live in jelly-like masses, and their presence is a good thing.

County councilman proposes banning safe injection sites

Nate Nehring says county officials also should find “credible, long-term solutions to addiction.”

Definitely not Christmas in July for parched young trees

“I live in Washington. I should not have to water a Christmas tree,” says one grower. But they did.