Stanwood

1 dead, 3 injured in 5-car crash east of Stanwood

Katrina Kakalecik, 27, of Granite Falls, was a passenger in an SUV that was rear-ended on Thanksgiving.

 

Top (L-R): Brian Holtzclaw, Eric Cooke, Judy Williams, Tim Schmitt. Bottom (L-R): Patrick Leonetti, Donna Cross, Dani Gaumond, Rob Johnson.

Recounts in Mill Creek, Stanwood as 2021 election is certified

Another tally is required to settle races for seats on city councils, as well as the Alderwood water district.

 

Eve Barrows (left) and the students duck and cover under desks during an Earthquake Drill at Port Susan Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Drop, cover, hold on!’ Stanwood kids hear new alarms in quake drill

The Great ShakeOut offered a dress rehearsal Thursday for a new system that aims to warn before the tremors start.

 

Deena Jones gets a physical by Briana Brewer during one of her twice weekly checkups Thursday morning at UW Medicine in Seattle on September 30, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Her brother offered a kidney, and she got one, with a twist

Deena Jones’ nephew died in a random knife attack. His death could keep the Arlington pastor alive for decades.

Deena Jones gets a physical by Briana Brewer during one of her twice weekly checkups Thursday morning at UW Medicine in Seattle on September 30, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Southbound I-5 bridge over Stilly River to reopen Tuesday

Closed since June for paint and preservation work, two of the three lanes were to be reopened this week.

Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)
Stanwood city staff think a spur on the west end of town could disburse traffic away from downtown. Corridor A is one idea being considered. (City of Stanwood)

Could a bypass clear highway traffic in downtown Stanwood?

The connection would skirt west of downtown from Highway 532 north toward Old Pacific Highway.

Stanwood city staff think a spur on the west end of town could disburse traffic away from downtown. Corridor A is one idea being considered. (City of Stanwood)

Recreational shellfish harvest closed in much of Puget Sound

The closure includes clams, oysters, mussels, scallops and other species, due to a bio-toxin.

Driver in critical condition after I-5 crash near Stanwood

The car veered off I-5 into an embankment near Highway 532.

County fish passage work blocks section of road near Stanwood

Snohomish County crews are replacing a culvert under 268th Street NW in the 1300 block.

Nate Nehring (left), Nicole Ng-A-Qui (center), Richard Yust.

Nehring faces two Democrats in County Council primary

Nicole Ng-A-Qui and Richard Yust are running to unseat the Republican, who joined the council in 2017.

Nate Nehring (left), Nicole Ng-A-Qui (center), Richard Yust.

Arlington man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

The man was driving north on I-5 Wednesday when he crossed the median.

Street Smarts columnist Ben Watanabe places his bike onto the Community Transit 201 bus rack on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lessons in biking and busing to a Snohomish County campground

Don’t pick a route almost entirely uphill and along a single-lane highway without shoulders.

Street Smarts columnist Ben Watanabe places his bike onto the Community Transit 201 bus rack on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish County Public Works plans to shift the Pilchuck Creek bridge to one lane this summer for possibly years to come because of its age and weight capacity. (Snohomish County Public Works)

County drops Pilchuck Creek bridge to one lane near Stanwood

Deterioration of the bridge, built in 1933, prompted capacity and weight restrictions.

Snohomish County Public Works plans to shift the Pilchuck Creek bridge to one lane this summer for possibly years to come because of its age and weight capacity. (Snohomish County Public Works)

Missing swimmer’s body found in the Stillaguamish River

The woman, 58, went for a swim Sunday evening and disappeared, witnesses reported.

Amy Martin’s “Twilight Fishing” in oil is based on an old photo of her father.

Camano Studio Tour returns, thanks to dedicated volunteers

The 22nd tour celebrates five artists who have volunteered for the Camano Arts Association for many years.

Amy Martin’s “Twilight Fishing” in oil is based on an old photo of her father.

Detectives investigate killing of woman, 23, in Smokey Point

She had “obvious signs of trauma,” according to the sheriff’s office. A 25-year-old man was arrested.

Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Work on I-5 Stilly River bridge will mean summer slowdowns

The speed limit for both directions over the river is down to 55 mph due to repainting and metal work.

Crews will begin preservation work on the the Stillaguamish Bridge starting April 12. (Washington State Department of Transportation)
Hannah Davis talks about the importance of a three-point stance in a canoe with camper Zienna Zink, 8, before heading out on Crabapple Lake. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

A Snohomish County institution bounces back from pandemic

Camp Killoqua reopens for its 80th year of summer fun and helping kids find their spark.

Hannah Davis talks about the importance of a three-point stance in a canoe with camper Zienna Zink, 8, before heading out on Crabapple Lake. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Deborah Rumbaugh

Board OKs contract with new Stanwood schools superintendent

Deborah Rumbaugh, who starts July 1, will earn $250,000 a year under three-year agreement.

Deborah Rumbaugh
Deborah Rumbaugh

Contract will pay new Stanwood superintendent $250K a year

The Stanwood-Camano school board is to approve a multi-year pact with Deborah Rumbaugh on Tuesday.

Deborah Rumbaugh