Test scores: Math still a struggle; science turnout low

There was a new science test in spring 2018. It’s not yet required to graduate, so many didn’t take it.


Legal community rallies behind a challenger in judicial race

Sitting judges usually face no opposition, but this year’s race in Cascade District Court is different.


Stanwood voters to consider annexing into North County Fire

If the measure passes, homeowners would pay fire/EMS taxes to the fire authority instead of the city.


Anonymous youth survey to tackle tough topics

The state Healthy Youth Survey, given every other year, is scheduled for this month. It is optional.

Pumpkins to fly from trebuchets during Camano fundraiser

The Camano Pumpkin Project at Kristoferson Farm this weekend will raise money for six charities.

Myths were busted when 1,500 equestrians were surveyed

Snohomish County’s Horses Count shows a desire for more trails and camping areas for riders.

Early parole denied for man who raped, killed Stanwood girl

David Dodge, now 38, minimized his crimes in a review hearing about his potential freedom.

This time, no leniency in court for child sex predator

John Anthony Alves drugged and molested boys in Snohomish County shortly after his release from prison.

It’s lunch and war stories as two WWII pilots finally meet

One flew in Europe, the other in the Pacific. A Stanwood veterans event brought them together.

Marysville woman identified in fatal Stanwood crash

She was Patti S. Roodzant, 60, the medical examiner confirms.

Pedestrian struck and killed on I-5 near Stanwood

The man was walking in a northbound lane of the freeway.

Pageants, roller derby, archaeology interest Stanwood teen

Laela Leyva recently competed in a National American Miss pageant and does sports year-round.

Kayak Point Golf Course to close Oct. 21, but could reopen

Snohomish County hopes to find another contractor after the current one had trouble keeping the course profitable.

One dead, one hurt in fiery crash near Stanwood

One vehicle rolled off of the road into a grove of trees and caught fire, killing the driver.

Hand saw found near body of Stanwood man shot by deputy

The man, 43, was killed in a police shooting, after Snohomish County deputies responded to a 911 call.

Big raises now may mean deficits later for public schools

District leaders and teachers will push lawmakers for changes to stabilize budgets and avoid layoffs.

Man shot to death in confrontation with police in Stanwood

The man’s girlfriend told 911 he had a weapon and had assaulted her.

School on Monday: Stanwood teacher contract ends uncertainty

“It’s hard to explain to a 5-year-old when they don’t understand what a strike is,” one mom said.

Stanwood district, teachers settle; school starts Monday

After an earlier premature announcement, very late Thursday the district said it indeed had a deal.