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Jeff Newell blocks the early morning sun from his eyes as he cruises down Highway 530, at a easy 16 miles per hour, on his John Deere tractor on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. Ron Wachholtz follows behind as the two raise money while driving their tractors to Prudhoe Bay, AK. They are raising money for the American Diabetes Association. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Slow ride: From Arlington to Alaska on a John Deere tractor

Two friends are making the 6,000-mile round trip at 16 mph to raise money for diabetes research.

 

Darlina New walks the former logging road at the Nourse Tree Farm and will host open house next weekend to celebrate being the Tree Farmer of the Year for Washington. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

How a family’s coveted land became a working forest

The New family knew nothing about forestry. Now they’ve been named the state’s top tree farmers.

 

Anna King, a junior at Stanwood High, attends Everett Community College and will graduate with her diploma and Associates of Arts Degree. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood High junior’s career goals are intriguing

‘I have three options I’m staring at now,’ Anna King says.

 

Stanwood man sentenced for illegal possession of firearms

Robert A. Stanard could not legally have firearms because of prior felonies.

Stanwood plans to dredge Irvine Slough for flood prevention

The city proposes to remove up to 3,000 cubic yards of sediment over a period of up to 10 years.

Stanwood’s free outdoor concert series returns Saturday

The shows take place from 4 to 6 p.m. most weekends through Aug. 18.

A fireman was at the door: ‘Seriously, your house is on fire’

A firework appears to have been the cause of a Stanwood house fire. No one was hurt.

Stanwood city administrator resigns to take another post

Ryan Larsen announced Thursday that he moving to the private sector.

AAUW Stanwood-Camano honors outstanding STEM students

The AAUW of Stanwood-Camano Island (American Association of University Women) honored 11 junior female students, nominated by their high school faculties, as outstanding in science,… Continue reading

Mountain bike riders Mike McGuire, left, Keith Goodnight and Frank Rentko ride by horse riders Janet Berko and Catherine Collins, right, on a trail at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Mountain bike riders Mike McGuire, left, Keith Goodnight and Frank Rentko ride by horse riders Janet Berko and Catherine Collins, right, on a trail at Lord Hill Park on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Grade-schoolers immerse themselves in geology

After listening to a talk about local geology from an expert in the field, fourth- and fifth-grade students from Twin City Elementary School in Stanwood… Continue reading

Vacant house south of Stanwood destroyed by fire

The fire was reported by a neighbor who awoke to a loud bang.

Stanwood’s Mason Phillips is The Herald’s Athlete of the Year and will attend University of North Carolina. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2018 Boys Athlete of the Year: Mason Phillips

The Stanwood wrestler finished his high school career with a perfect 85-0 record and 3 state titles.

Stanwood’s Mason Phillips is The Herald’s Athlete of the Year and will attend University of North Carolina. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Soap box derby winners off to Ohio

The Windermere Stanwood-Camano Island Soap Box Derby races were held June 16 at Arrowhead Ranch. First-place winners Addison Inman (stock division), racing the Crow’s Nest,… Continue reading

Stanwood City Council allows a single recreational pot shop

The city will begin accepting applications on Monday. Much of downtown Stanwood is off limits.

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Brand-new track, permanent Camano home for Soap Box Derby

Races involving 73 cars are on Saturday at a converted ranch where striped pavement belongs to kids.

Amelia Allen (left) looks down at the track as she races another driver in unweighted practice soap box derby cars June 7 on Camano Island. The 11th Stanwood-Camano Soap Box Derby takes place Saturday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Biringer Farm gets county’s first quilt for Quilt Trail

The national effort is a celebration of quilting, agriculture and history meant to draw visitors.

Snohomish County native shares Stanley Cup triumph with dad

T.J. Oshie’s father, Tim, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, and T.J.’s moving post-game interview tugged at the heartstrings.

Capitals rout Vegas 6-2, move a win away from winning Stanley Cup

T.J. Oshie, who lived in Everett and Stanwood as a youngster, scored a goal for Washington.

Anna ten Hoopen is heading to the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Stanwood High. Her parents were both graduates of the academy. Shot on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Exceptional grad: Anna ten Hoopen is Navy bound

If she goes back to school, her goal would be an advanced degree in biomedical engineering.

Anna ten Hoopen is heading to the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from Stanwood High. Her parents were both graduates of the academy. Shot on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)