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Family near Stanwood displaced by log-home fire

No one was hurt, but it took four hours to put the fire out.

Lilia Smith, 62, a retired Boeing worker teaching line dancing classes at the Stanwood Senior Center on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. Smith lost 98 pounds, going from 270 to 172 pounds. She credits it to TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Stanwood woman is kicking up her heels 98 pounds lighter

Lilia Smith ‘Took off Pounds Sensibly’ with the weight-loss support group TOPS.

Lilia Smith, 62, a retired Boeing worker teaching line dancing classes at the Stanwood Senior Center on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. Smith lost 98 pounds, going from 270 to 172 pounds. She credits it to TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Camano Island man graduates from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kyle Osburn graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Osburn is the son… Continue reading

Stanwood’s Phillips pinned in exhibition match

Brock Hardy of Box Elder, Utah decked Phillips on Dec. 27, but a rematch looms on Jan. 9.

Police seek 2 in 2 armed robberies in Stanwood area

Little Caesar’s Pizza and the Lake Goodwin store were both hit on New Year’s Day.

Stanwood company delivers big for food bank

Employees at Process Solutions in Stanwood together raised $7,875 through cash donations and fundraisers for the Stanwood Camano Island Food Bank. The company then matched… Continue reading

Girls in STEM find their voice — and a local problem to solve

Lakewood High students won national recognition for an outreach project on invasive aquatic animals.

Thrift store expands and so have its goals for Camano Center

The 2nd Chance Thrift Shop provides 53 percent of the budget for the senior and family center.

Stanwood Jr. Bantams football wins 2 of 3 at national tourney

The youth football team competed at a tournament at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Agencies working with senior centers on opioid crisis

Older adults are becoming addicted, overdosing or unintentionally giving young people access to pills.

Community roundup: Stanwood youth football 3rd at nationals

The Stanwood Youth Football Bantams returned from the Pro Football Hall of Fame National Youth Championships with their heads held high. The 12-year-old team went… Continue reading

Snohomish County native Oshie set to return after concussion

Washington’s right wing missed six games while recovering from the injury.

Old Silvana Creamery recalling whole raw milk

The milk was sold at the farm store, directly to customers and at local stores.

Community roundup: Local runners help win a national title

Club Northwest won the Men’s Masters division at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships

Woman reportedly tells trooper she ‘ruined her high’

The suspected allegedly admitted to shooting up heroin while driving on I-5.

Stanwood Youth Football Bantams seeking funds for nationals

The 12-year-olds qualified for the Pro Football Hall of Fame National Youth Championships in Ohio.

Stanwood boys bounce back with win over Lake Stevens (Video)

The Spartans recover from a road loss to Anacortes by beating the Vikings 76-55 in a nonleague game.

Community roundup: Pair of swimmers headed to nationals

Two members of a local swim team are getting their shot on one of the country’s biggest stages. Ava Collinge and Matt King, members of… Continue reading

Jacob Nanfito, an instructor with Goodwill Industries, teaches a large ESOL class to moms Tuesday at the Casino Road Academy, while in another room at the same Casino Road Community Center quad, instructors with the YMCA are teaching their preschool kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Collaborative groups awarded millions in grants from United Way

The money is aimed at combating multi-generational poverty in families with children younger than 8.

Jacob Nanfito, an instructor with Goodwill Industries, teaches a large ESOL class to moms Tuesday at the Casino Road Academy, while in another room at the same Casino Road Community Center quad, instructors with the YMCA are teaching their preschool kids. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

No people or animals hurt in barn fire near Silvana

But the barn itself was a total loss, the fire chief said.