Stanwood

A stunning sunrise spectacle in the fields near Stanwood

Watching thousands of snow geese descend at dawn is an experience like no other.

 

Care home still on lockdown as connected COVID-19 cases rise

As of Friday, 17 infections — including two deaths — had been linked to Josephine Caring Community.

 

3 Stanwood care home residents test positive for COVID-19

“I can tell you these are incredibly tough times for our staff,” said the CEO of Josephine Caring Community.

 

Stanwood-Camano schools close as infections spread north

There were many other school closures, too. The city of Everett, meanwhile, canceled events and programs.

Norma Smith will not seek re-election to the state House

A 13-year veteran, the Clinton Republican wants to pursue her next calling of teaching and mentoring

After a storied history, the Argosy rests in pieces

The 100-year-old ship has been removed from Warm Beach after it ran aground in Tulalip.

Great Northwest Glass Quest kicks off on Valentine’s Day

If you find a clue ball, you’ll get to trade it in for a hand-blown glass float made by local artisans.

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Many levies are falling short, too, as nine districts Tuesday sought supplemental funding from voters.

Charges: Stanwood teacher held ex-wife hostage at gunpoint

Paul Erickson was hired months ago as a middle school science teacher. He’s jailed on felony charges.

Mike Mancer, 80, of Stanwood, has a portion of his living room dedicated to his father’s service in the British Royal Air Force during World War II. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WWII RAF aviator holds a special place in son’s heart — and home

Stanwood resident Mike Mancer’s special display honors his dad, who was a navigator aboard an Avro Lancaster bomber.

Mike Mancer, 80, of Stanwood, has a portion of his living room dedicated to his father’s service in the British Royal Air Force during World War II. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Quintet to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven and that other guy

Spiritus Winds will perform the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and his less well-known counterpart, Anton Reicha.

Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits

Solar energy panels in Arlington will generate savings for organizations in Everett and Stanwood.

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Roads with names aren’t uncommon. Some of the older ones’ namesakes are legacies of local history.

Washington dairies struggle after trade wars and low prices

People are drinking less milk, but “It’s very hard to turn a cow off,” jokes one Stanwood dairyman.

Flooding closes roads in Arlington, Stanwood; snow in store?

The Stillaguamish, Snohomish and Skykomish rivers reached flood levels, but should dip Wednesday.

Caprice Deguzman takes photos of signs dedicated to her son, and crash survivor, Ryan Otero, after the signs were unveiled in the 27000 block of 15th Avenue NE on Friday in Arlington. Otero is paralyzed because of the wreck, which cost Mason Derrick his life 10 years ago. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Young lives honored 10 years after fatal crash near Stanwood

One teen died and another was paralyzed. On Friday, a plea to drive sober was posted at the site.

Caprice Deguzman takes photos of signs dedicated to her son, and crash survivor, Ryan Otero, after the signs were unveiled in the 27000 block of 15th Avenue NE on Friday in Arlington. Otero is paralyzed because of the wreck, which cost Mason Derrick his life 10 years ago. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Hearing examiner affirms: Crematorium allowed in Stanwood

A resident challenged the Stanwood hearing examiner’s decision. The request was denied.

After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved

Owner William Dexter said he’s lost about $65,000 of business since the city halted construction.

Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold

You don’t have to camp in a tent. There are more comfortable ways to enjoy the quiet joys of winter.

New berm will offer flood protection, views in Stanwood

The million-dollar project will protect a historic downtown stretch and will have a wide paved path.

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