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Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Many levies are falling short, too, as nine districts Tuesday sought supplemental funding from voters.

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

Charges: Stanwood teacher held ex-wife hostage at gunpoint

Paul Erickson was hired months ago as a middle school science teacher. He’s jailed on felony charges.

Mike Mancer, 80, of Stanwood, has a portion of his living room dedicated to his father’s service in the British Royal Air Force during World War II. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WWII RAF aviator holds a special place in son’s heart — and home

Stanwood resident Mike Mancer’s special display honors his dad, who was a navigator aboard an Avro Lancaster bomber.

Mike Mancer, 80, of Stanwood, has a portion of his living room dedicated to his father’s service in the British Royal Air Force during World War II. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Quintet to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven and that other guy

Quintet to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven and that other guy

Spiritus Winds will perform the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and his less well-known counterpart, Anton Reicha.

Quintet to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven and that other guy
Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits

Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits

Solar energy panels in Arlington will generate savings for organizations in Everett and Stanwood.

Bite-sized solar powers programs at two local nonprofits
Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Roads with names aren’t uncommon. Some of the older ones’ namesakes are legacies of local history.

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges
Washington dairies struggle after trade wars and low prices

Washington dairies struggle after trade wars and low prices

People are drinking less milk, but “It’s very hard to turn a cow off,” jokes one Stanwood dairyman.

Washington dairies struggle after trade wars and low prices
Flooding closes roads in Arlington, Stanwood; snow in store?

Flooding closes roads in Arlington, Stanwood; snow in store?

The Stillaguamish, Snohomish and Skykomish rivers reached flood levels, but should dip Wednesday.

Flooding closes roads in Arlington, Stanwood; snow in store?
Caprice Deguzman takes photos of signs dedicated to her son, and crash survivor, Ryan Otero, after the signs were unveiled in the 27000 block of 15th Avenue NE on Friday in Arlington. Otero is paralyzed because of the wreck, which cost Mason Derrick his life 10 years ago. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Young lives honored 10 years after fatal crash near Stanwood

One teen died and another was paralyzed. On Friday, a plea to drive sober was posted at the site.

Caprice Deguzman takes photos of signs dedicated to her son, and crash survivor, Ryan Otero, after the signs were unveiled in the 27000 block of 15th Avenue NE on Friday in Arlington. Otero is paralyzed because of the wreck, which cost Mason Derrick his life 10 years ago. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Hearing examiner affirms: Crematorium allowed in Stanwood

Hearing examiner affirms: Crematorium allowed in Stanwood

A resident challenged the Stanwood hearing examiner’s decision. The request was denied.

Hearing examiner affirms: Crematorium allowed in Stanwood
After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved

After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved

Owner William Dexter said he’s lost about $65,000 of business since the city halted construction.

After complaints and appeals, Stanwood crematorium approved
Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold

Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold

You don’t have to camp in a tent. There are more comfortable ways to enjoy the quiet joys of winter.

Find comfort in cabins and yurts when camping in the cold
New berm will offer flood protection, views in Stanwood

New berm will offer flood protection, views in Stanwood

The million-dollar project will protect a historic downtown stretch and will have a wide paved path.

New berm will offer flood protection, views in Stanwood
Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood

Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood

Yi So-yeon spent nine days aboard the International Space Station — then had a rough return landing on Earth.

Korea’s first and only astronaut shares her story in Stanwood

Stanwood woman dies in car crash early Saturday morning

Micaela Parker, 33, was found deceased after her car veered off Lakewood Road and into a building.

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint

Embattled Stanwood-Camano School Board director Al Schreiber defended his promotion of a candidate.

Boardmember responds to allegations, minus a key complaint
Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close

The North County Fire Authority was “cautiously optimistic” that their levy lift would pass.

Fire District 7 levy failed; North County count still close
Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race

The backing of Keith Pappas, who dropped out, created rancor in the Stanwood-Camano School Board race.

Endorsement of non-candidate doesn’t affect school board race
Wet hair, don’t care: Stanwood senior excels in pool and school

Wet hair, don’t care: Stanwood senior excels in pool and school

Stanwood High School senior Jetlynn Hau graduates this spring. She hopes to swim in college in 2020.

Wet hair, don’t care: Stanwood senior excels in pool and school
School board member steps down — just not the one accused

School board member steps down — just not the one accused

On Wednesday, parents had called for Stanwood-Camano school board president Al Schreiber to resign.

School board member steps down — just not the one accused
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