Stanwood

‘Camano will feel a lot more like an island’ as of this week

Leque Island west of Stanwood has been restored to a salt marsh to benefit salmon, birds and people.

 

Camano baker expresses her Norwegian heritage with almond cake

You can taste Teresa Garrison’s cake at this year’s Nordic Fair on Oct. 19 in Stanwood.

 

Find cheddar from another udder at these local dairy farms

St. John Creamery and Glendale Shepherd produce goat and sheep cheeses, respectively.

 

The bar’s had different names, but she’s always called it home

Deanna VanderVate pours drinks at The Paddle Pub, formerly the Roadhouse Bar & Grill.

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

Freshly baked cookies are the trademark of this Stanwood shop

The Cookie Mill on the city’s east side offers baked goods as well as sandwiches, soups and salads.

A salt marsh in recovery is gobbling carbon, gaining ground

Once drained for farming, 150 acres at Port Susan is returning to its natural state.

Teens prep for big disasters at FEMA-hosted camp in Stanwood

About 40 students gathered at Camp Killoqua to learn how to save lives in the event of an emergency.

Stanwood’s Hannah Mac embarks on a new musical direction

The singer-songwriter formerly known as Hannah Michelle Weeks has traded country twang for indie-pop emoting.

Old friends gather to remember Silvana School days

Most met as children, and are now in their late 60s to late 80s. They all get together once a year.

Arlington man dies after motorcycle crash in Silvana

Speed may have contributed to the motorcycle hitting a power pole along Pioneer Highway.

Stanwood firm looks to double its composting operation

Expansion of Lenz Enterprises’ facility calls for processing more hours each day and on Saturdays.

County requesting plans to reimagine Kayak Point Golf Course

The course, which has been closed since October, has watched revenue decline since 1994.

Staff who’ll be overseeing kids at Camp Killoqua this summer sing a song Thursday thanking donors to a capital campaign that raised almost $2.2 million for local Camp Fire programs. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

‘A jewel,’ Camp Killoqua spruced up by $2.1 million in gifts

Donors visit lodge to celebrate end of a capital campaign that will help more kids enjoy Camp Fire.

Staff who’ll be overseeing kids at Camp Killoqua this summer sing a song Thursday thanking donors to a capital campaign that raised almost $2.2 million for local Camp Fire programs. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

From ‘hero’ to stabbing suspect, Snohomish teen shows remorse

He allegedly confronted a man rummaging through a dumpster outside a restaurant earlier in June.

Carrie Westvang donated a kidney to her husband Robb in a recent transplant operation. The couple own Locals Espresso stands in Marysville, Stanwood and Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

23 years of marriage, 3 coffee stands, 2 kids — and a kidney

Carrie Westvang was a match for her husband Robb in a March transplant operation.

Carrie Westvang donated a kidney to her husband Robb in a recent transplant operation. The couple own Locals Espresso stands in Marysville, Stanwood and Arlington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jayden Fullerton is bringing home two diplomas this spring

A passion for math and computer science is taking the 15-year-old to UW Bothell two years early.

Graffiti threatened violence at Stanwood Middle School

Spray painted on a door were a tombstone and the words “Don’t come to school Tuesday.”

Racist, threatening graffiti found at Stanwood Middle School

A 17-year-old boy was arrested for investigation of harassment and malicious mischief.

Man dies after crashing off I-5 north of Stanwood

Alexis Ortega Verdin was driving north when he swerved off the freeway, according to state troopers.