Stanwood

Pollution prompts state to restrict shellfish harvesting

Part of Port Susan — the bay east of Camano Island — is closed, and other areas are deemed threatened.

 

WSU will send new doctors where they’re most needed — like here

Its new medical school is embedding students near low-income neighborhoods and rural areas.

 

This burger will feed a family — or one hungry customer

The tasty 1½-pounder at Stanwood’s Mammoth Burger Co. is equivalent to six quarter-pound burgers.

 

Passengers catch an Uber after arriving at Paine Field Friday. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)
Passengers catch an Uber after arriving at Paine Field Friday. (Lizz Giordano / The Herald)

Stanwood High walks away with state Knowledge Bowl title

Questions ranged “from the absurd to the equally absurd” at Saturday’s trivia championship in Yakima.

As his teammates celebrate their win, Jake Spores kisses a trophy after Stanwood High won the Hi-Q academic quiz competition championship held at Stanwood High School on Friday. Stanwood beat out Monroe and Archbishop Murphy for the win. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Shakespeare, Mars, baseball: Hi-Q tests students’ mettle

Stanwood High School won the academic quiz contest for the second year in a row. Next is nationals.

As his teammates celebrate their win, Jake Spores kisses a trophy after Stanwood High won the Hi-Q academic quiz competition championship held at Stanwood High School on Friday. Stanwood beat out Monroe and Archbishop Murphy for the win. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Want me to die by police?’ Report explains how one man did

His death is among seven cases of police use of force under investigation or review in Snohomish County.

Ruth May Scougale will celebrate her 100th birthday Sunday at the Josephine home in Stanwood. Born and raised in Australia, she was a war bride who taught at Everett High School and Cascade High. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Turning 100, she taught with high standards and a big heart

War bride from Australia, Ruth May Scougale was EHS yearbook adviser who helped open Cascade.

Ruth May Scougale will celebrate her 100th birthday Sunday at the Josephine home in Stanwood. Born and raised in Australia, she was a war bride who taught at Everett High School and Cascade High. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Love, kindness and ‘a little sparkle’ for hair and nails

When volunteer stylists visited a Stanwood home for seniors, it was like a day at the parlor.

Diedre Twitty, her boyfriend Jordon Vargas and son Jensen Vargas on bed with Funko Pop! characters at their Stanwood home. Oldest Son Jager Twitty in his room with favorite Funkos on display. Rare Darth Vader mini Funko, Dieter’s complete Hulk set and five prototypes in a shoebox under mini figures of various superheroes. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

These ‘Funatics’ have 1,000 Funko toys in their collection

It started with two. Diedre Twitty just had to have a couple of “The Walking Dead” Funko Pop! figures.

Diedre Twitty, her boyfriend Jordon Vargas and son Jensen Vargas on bed with Funko Pop! characters at their Stanwood home. Oldest Son Jager Twitty in his room with favorite Funkos on display. Rare Darth Vader mini Funko, Dieter’s complete Hulk set and five prototypes in a shoebox under mini figures of various superheroes. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Getting to know Snohomish County? Here are 19 scenic drives

There’s a lot beyond that worn-out stretch of I-5. We compiled this list of essential routes.

Darlene Strotz wraps a three-book set about the history of Stanwood, as Korene Thomas lends a finger. They’ve used this week to organize, label and catalog items for the Silvana Fair Board Auction on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cinnamon twists sell for $700 at this Silvana auction

The money raised goes to young people who compete in 4-H at the fair. Doors open at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Darlene Strotz wraps a three-book set about the history of Stanwood, as Korene Thomas lends a finger. They’ve used this week to organize, label and catalog items for the Silvana Fair Board Auction on Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

County looks to revive idled Kayak Point Golf Course

A call for business plans this fall yielded no realistic ideas for the Stanwood-area links.

Chris Pratt won an award, and it wasn’t for acting

The actor with a farm in the San Juan Islands brags about his fleece win at Stanwood’s Fiberpalooza.

Learn how to fold origami like a pro at the Stanwood Library

1. Origami fun. If you’re tired of the coloring book fad, maybe it’s time to try out origami. The Japanese art of folding paper dates… Continue reading

Civil Air Patrol officer allegedly sex-trafficked babysitter

A report from the King County Sheriff’s Office says Mark Norton, 45, used Craigslist to find customers.

Temple Grandin knows a thing or two about handling animals

Hear the animal behavior expert speak at the Country Living Expo Cattlemen’s Winterschool on Jan. 26.

Man taken to Harborview after crash east of Stanwood

The crash occurred around 64th Avenue NW and Highway 532; two others were treated at the scene.

A stunning show of Snohomish County Council bipartisanship

The council has appointed a Republican vice chairman. But not every Democrat is on board.