Stanwood

Kamiak High students stopped keeping score — then they won

The school’s Knowledge Bowl team is best in state. How smart are you? Answer a few questions.

Step back in time on a tour of Camano Island’s historic sites

Activities begin at 6 p.m. Friday with history talks. Tours are Saturday and Sunday.

Kamiak wins state Knowledge Bowl

Stanwood finishes third in a separate division.

New state index grades schools’ success

Snohomish County’s alternative high schools and reentry programs are identified as needing high levels of support.

As expected, 92 to be laid off by Stanwood’s Twin City Foods

The frozen-vegetables processor announced last year it was moving all operations to Pasco.

Failing embankment on Marine Drive awaiting permanent fix

In the meantime, a 20 mph speed limit is in effect at the spot south of Norman Road.

Free workshop helps farmers, businesses be energy efficient

Topics include grants and incentives to help pay for sustainable energy programs.

Members of Stanwood’s Hi-Q team raise cups of sparkling cider to toast victory Monday just outside their school’s performing arts center where they defeated Monroe and Marysville Pilchuck in the regional Hi-Q championship. From lower left, clockwise, team members pictured are Caroline Dolan, 18, Henry Johnson, 17, Jeffrey Rahman, 16, Jack Softcheck, 18, Lucy Cunningham, 18, Hannah Grierson, 17, and Logan Ritterbush, 16. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Stanwood claims regional Hi-Q championship

“I am blown away by the brilliance on that stage,” the Stanwood coach says. (Plus, a bonus Hi-Q quiz.)

Members of Stanwood’s Hi-Q team raise cups of sparkling cider to toast victory Monday just outside their school’s performing arts center where they defeated Monroe and Marysville Pilchuck in the regional Hi-Q championship. From lower left, clockwise, team members pictured are Caroline Dolan, 18, Henry Johnson, 17, Jeffrey Rahman, 16, Jack Softcheck, 18, Lucy Cunningham, 18, Hannah Grierson, 17, and Logan Ritterbush, 16. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

As elsewhere, high school students here plan to walk out

Many districts are supportive of Wednesday’s planned protest over the Florida school shooting.

Stanwood High School senior, Jack Softcheck is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Yale-bound Camano teen excels at sciences, music at Stanwood

Jack Softcheck is considering a career as a medical doctor, but his love of music is a strong lure.

Stanwood High School senior, Jack Softcheck is this week’s Herald Super Kid. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Camano Island man identified as driver in fatal crash

The cause of the rollover crash, which sent the car 20 feet off the road, remains under investigation.

Driver killed in 1-car crash south of Stanwood

Troopers with the Washington State Patrol were investigating a fatal one-car crash south of Stanwood on Saturday night. The driver, whose age and… Continue reading

Help sought to find missing man near Stanwood

Tobias “TC” Standridge was last seen Friday wearing a blue T-shirt, great sweatpants and black boots.

Renovations will require closing Wenberg Park boat launch

The park covers 46 acres off 15430 E. Lake Goodwin Road, between Marysville and Stanwood.

Camp Fire nears $2.2 million fundraising goal

About $1.3 million of the funds would go toward upgrades at Camp Killoqua near Stanwood.

Poachers sought in goose shootings near Stanwood

The deaths were recent, but hunting season for snow geese ended weeks ago.

Snowplows get rid of more than snow

Road reflectors sometimes disappear and won’t be replaced until summer.

Proposal to put waste-processing plant in Stanwood dropped

The proposed plant in the heart of the city would have taken in waste from private septic systems.

PEO awards scholarship to future mechanical engineer

Christina Jordan, of Stanwood, received the Program for Continuing Education Grant from P.E.O. Chapter FQ, in Snohomish. Jordan has three generations of familial ties to… Continue reading