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If this dike fails, Stanwood goes underwater
The levee is over a hundred years old. And it shows. But efforts have lagged to fix it before it’s too late.
First-ever Pride celebrations draw hundreds in north county
“We didn’t expect this could happen here,” said Sall Hutson, 76. “In little towns a long time ago, you could hardly come out at all.”
New Stanwood police chief lives there and has worked there
Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Jason Toner will begin work on Wednesday.
Firm calls rules for expanded composting near Stanwood ‘unlawful’
Among other things, Lenz Enterprises claims a condition barring odors from its composting is “unreasonable.”
Man accused of kidnapping is arrested after high-speed chase
“It was like a scene out of Mario Kart,” a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy wrote. Speeds reportedly reached 100 mph.
School levies failing in Marysville, Stanwood-Camano, Lakewood
Granite Falls and Sultan were passing their levies. And in Mill Creek, voters approved joining South County Fire.
Stanwood chief picked to lead Bellingham Police Department
“She has been a rising star in the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office,” Bellingham’s mayor said.
Man, 22, identified after crash into power pole near Lake Goodwin
Jordan J. A. Miller, of Stanwood, died after he lost control of his car on West Lake Goodwin Road on Saturday.
Man, 22, dies after crashing into power pole near Lake Goodwin
He lost control of his car on West Lake Goodwin Road, police say. A 15-year-old girl had minor injuries.
Schools eye fixes to leaky roofs, aging boilers, old tech
The Lakewood and Stanwood-Camano districts are seeking voter approval for capital projects and technology needs.
Meet the woman behind Stanwood’s autism acceptance library
In Lei Wiley-Mydske’s tattoo shop, “neurodivergent narwhals” are educators and advocates uplifting autistic voices.
Stanwood parrot sanctuary owner dies, along with dozens of birds
Lori Rutledge oversaw a bird paradise at Cockatoo Rescue and Sanctuary. No one knows what happened before her death.
McClinchy Mile Bike Ride back after two-year pandemic hiatus
Cyclists new and experienced can find a route between 15 and 50 miles in Camano Island and Stanwood.
Voters to act on school funding measures, fire district annexation
Granite Falls, Marysville, Stanwood and Sultan all suffered levy defeats in February. They’ll try again April 26.
Driver identified in fatal Stanwood crash
Bryan Michels, 39, was driving on Highway 532 on Monday when he crashed head-on into a Ford F-150.
Neighbors air concerns on proposed psychiatric center near Stanwood
A forum offered the community a first look at what the facility for involuntary mental health treatment may look like.
Man dies at hospital after head-on crash in Stanwood
He was driving a Volkswagen Jetta when he crashed into a Ford F-150 on Highway 532, according to state patrol.
At least 1 serious injury in head-on crash on Highway 532 in Stanwood
The highway was blocked off late Monday afternoon and was expected to be closed for an extended period of time.
Camano Island artist’s stained glass murals brighten Stanwood High
Jack Archibald got “totally hooked” on glass art at the high school in the 1970s. Now, four of his pieces hang there.
Near Stanwood, neighbors oppose proposed psychiatric center
The state wants to build the facility to address a severe shortage of beds for involuntary mental health treatment.