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Work begins on new Stanwood high school  The Daily Herald

A public groundbreaking ceremony is set for Wednesday, with work preparing the site starting in June.

No school Wednesday; Stanwood teacher strike continues  The Daily Herald

Teachers picketed Tuesday, which was to be the first day of classes in Stanwood and Camano Island.

It's official: Teachers and district reach tentative agreement, ending 3-day strike

After some confusion Thursday night, it's official: Stanwood-Camano teachers and the district reached a tentative agreement. School is scheduled to start ...

Help Wanted: Stanwood businesses struggling to find workers

The “now accepting applicants” sign on the door of Spartan Drive-In has been hanging for a month. Like many local businesses, Kelly Erickson, manager of the ...

Man dies in officer-involved shooting in Stanwood

A 43-year-old man was shot and killed by a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy responding to a report of domestic violence at about 2:40 a.m. Sunday at a home ...

Stanwood-Camano district increases offer; teachers authorize union to strike

Stanwood-Camano voted overwhelmingly Thursday morning to authorize its union to strike Sept. 4 if labor talks stall. Meanwhile, the district released new ...

Stanwood-Camano School Board, district honor employees

Three Stanwood-Camano School District employees were honored with annual awards during the May 15 school board meeting.

School on Monday: Stanwood teacher contract ends uncertainty  The Daily Herald

STANWOOD — Teachers have a new contract and school is on for Monday, after days of uncertainty for families. The agreement between the ...

Rotary honors students from Stanwood-Camano schools  The Daily Herald

The Rotary Club of Stanwood-Camano Island recently honored its Students of the Quarter: Tryoten Mangold and Audrey McDermott from Elger Bay Elementary ...

Out and About | Entertainment

ART. SMITH & VALLEE GALLERY: Ruthie V. and Ken Barnes are the featured artists at Smith & Vallee Gallery, 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison, until Jan. 27.

Stanwood's Dennis Kloke to retire after 51 years of coaching  The Daily Herald

STANWOOD — After playing basketball at Washington State University in the mid-1960s, Dennis Kloke was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat that ended ...

Bodies of missing Stanwood snowboarders found near Mount Baker

Two snowboarders, missing since November in the Mount Baker wilderness, were located earlier this month and positively identified, according to a Whatcom ...

Progress made on new high schools in Stanwood  The Daily Herald

STANWOOD —Three months after voters in Stanwood and on Camano Island approved a $147.5 million bond to build a new high school, teachers are ...

District to float $147.5M bond measure for new Stanwood High  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — When the bell rings at Stanwood High School, about 1200 students flood out of classrooms.

Yale-bound Camano teen excels at sciences, music at Stanwood  The Daily Herald

STANWOOD — Jack Softcheck, 18, of Camano Island, is a senior at Stanwood High School. His two main interests are science and music, and he's bound for ...

Stanwood veterans return their community's thanks  The Daily Herald

200 people attended the dedication of the Community Veterans Memorial.

Exceptional grad: Anna ten Hoopen is Navy bound  The Daily Herald

This is one of a series of profiles of exceptional high school graduates from Snohomish County. They are among the thousands of students graduating this ...

Building a football family | Sports

On the afternoon of Dec. 3, in the parking lot of a Sherm's Food for Less along Interstate 5 near the Oregon-California border, the Spartan Youth Football players ...

Stanwood wrestler Phillips commits to North Carolina  The Daily Herald

The senior verbally commits to join the Tar Heels after receiving interest from other major programs.

As elsewhere, high school students here plan to walk out  The Daily Herald

EVERETT — Students around Snohomish County are joining a national movement to remember those lost in the shooting at a Florida high school last month, ...

Sex offender registers to live on Camano

A sex offender who has served his sentence is now residing in the 3100 block of Galena Drive, Camano Island. He is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.

Stanwood-Camano Island YMCA opens its doors Saturday  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — After six years of planning, fundraising, building and waiting, the Stanwood-Camano YMCA is set to open its doors Saturday.

Teens medal in national family, consumer science events  The Daily Herald

Local students earned medals in FCCLA Star Events at the 2018 National Leadership Conference, held June 26 to July 3 in Atlanta. FCCLA stands for Family, ...

Stanwood football coach Telford resigns  HeraldNet

Stanwood High School football coach Dave Telford resigned Monday after a complaint arose regarding a halftime speech he gave during Friday's game against ...

For happy, nervous teens, it was a big day to be in the band  The Daily Herald

Nearly 2000 students from 17 schools gathered in Everett for the Puget Sound Festival of bands.

Photo gallery: Fun and frustration with this week's snow  The Daily Herald

Snowfall Sunday night and Monday morning made for a slippery and sloppy commute. All Snohomish County school districts canceled classes, and many area ...

Kamiak wins state Knowledge Bowl  The Daily Herald

Kamiak High School won first place in the 4A division at the Washington State Knowledge Bowl, held March 17 at Arlington High School. The academic contest ...

Philanthropist Floyd Jones gave $10M for new Stanwood YMCA  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — Steven Jones has been working out at the new Stanwood-Camano YMCA a few times a week.

Little League coach sentenced for rape of teen girl in Birch Bay  The Bellingham Herald

A former Little League baseball coach must serve 14 months in prison for the statutory rape of a teen girl, a Whatcom County judge ruled Monday, June 6.

Snohomish County exceeds statewide rate for youth suicides  HeraldNet

Related: Suicide-prevention resources and help for young people.

Stanwood community mourning teen killed in car crash  KOMO News

Friends and family of a Stanwood teenager are searching for answers after the boy will killed in weekend car crash.

Graduation ceremony schedule  The Daily Herald

Here is a schedule of area graduation ceremonies for the class of 2017. Many events require tickets, which are given to graduates for their guests.

Volleyball playoffs: Seven area teams still in contention  Lynden Tribune

WHATCOM – Two Class 1A, three 2A and two 3A teams are still in full force in the district playoffs as of Wednesday.

Worried about flood risks, Stanwood is heading for the hills  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — Local leaders and the city's second-largest employer are looking to the hills as the threat of flooding makes downtown an increasingly ...

PUD art contest winners  The Daily Herald

Snohomish County PUD recently honored 17 local students who won awards in the utility's 2018 art and photography competitions. The contests are designed ...

Many local students still struggle with math, tests show  The Daily Herald

EDMONDS — Math continues to be a sticking point for students on state tests, and many local districts saw lower proficiency rates on English exams this year ...

YMCA at last purchases land for center in Stanwood  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — The YMCA has purchased a site for its sixth center in Snohomish County, cementing the future of a Stanwood-Camano facility that has been in ...

Stanwood Library reaches out to teens with duct tape crafts  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — It didn't take long for the 10 kids gathered around the table to discover what they called the major “disbenefit” of duct tape.

Stanwood veteran opens up about the horrors of WWII  HeraldNet

Related: Vet Paul Bartlett carries but doesn't dwell on his war experiences.

Camano Island teen to compete in worldwide soap box derby  The Daily Herald

CAMANO ISLAND — Ronan and Richard Johnson drove home from Omaha, Nebraska, towing a trailer with a Seahawks-styled soap box derby car and a gold ...

Seniors share graduation joy with elementary school visits  The Daily Herald

A day before graduating from Monroe High School, Ethan Medlin walked back in time. When he leaves for Harvard University in August, he'll remember one last ...

Schedule of high school and college graduation ceremonies  HeraldNet

Here's a schedule of area commencement ceremonies for the class of 2016. Many events require tickets, which are given to graduates for their guests.

Seattle local business news and data - Real Estate - Stone34 sells for $79.2M  Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Stone34 was completed in 2014 at Stone Way and North 34th Street in Fremont. It was designed by LMN and built by Skanska USA. Laird Norton has sold its ...

1973 EHS football team claim state title and place in Athletics HOF  Daily Record-News

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories about the 2016 EHS Hall of Fame inductees.

Class of 2017 commencement ceremonies  The Daily Herald

Here is a schedule of area commencement ceremonies for the class of 2017. Many events require tickets, which are given to graduates for their guests.

Camano Island man finding his voice again through song

CAMANO ISLAND, Wash. -- As Ric Shallow sits down for his weekly vocal lesson, he never thought it would be so difficult. Shallow croaks through a few notes of ...

Assisted living home worker shot; resident arrested  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — State health officials plan to investigate a shooting involving an 86-year-old gunman in an assisted living home in Stanwood on Monday ...

Community Extra: Applause  HeraldNet

The Y honors its outstanding volunteers. The YMCA of Snohomish County honored its 2015-16 YMCA of Snohomish County Volunteers of the Year at a special ...

Nature lovers scramble to save wild beach on Camano Island  The Seattle Times

The proposed new park 90 minutes north of Seattle would cover 130 acres and provide a rare, mile-long beach walk in the Puget Sound area.

Stanwood's Leatherheads Pub resuscitates 1929 fire station  HeraldNet

STANWOOD — Career fireman Devin Curley considers himself a FOOL — a member of the Fraternal Order Of Leatherheads, that is.

Hey, drop the attitude! Driver's education changes lanes  The Daily Herald

As driving classes make a comeback, state imposes new standards for school instruction.

Local quartet lifts the playoff-bound CWU football team  The Daily Herald

Four Snohomish County natives start for the 11-0 Wildcats.

27 from Bellevue's Interlake High among this year's National Merit semifinalists  Seattle Times

The National Merit Scholarship program has released the names of this year's semifinalists who are eligible to compete for big academic scholarships next ...

Big high-school football shakeup: Classification-specific leagues  HeraldNet

It started with a challenge to think “out of the box.” With injuries a concern and competitive balance in some high school football leagues in decline, athletic ...

School Winners  HeraldNet

Seven teen artists win national awards. Seven Snohomish County students have received national awards for their entries in the 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing ...

Sunset vigil planned for man who died after jumping off bridge at Haller Park in Arlington  Marysville Globe

ARLINGTON – Family and friends will hold a sunset vigil Friday, line the Centennial Trail Bridge at Haller Park where a Camano Island man jumped to his death ...

Hockey mom to see son play in Sochi  HeraldNet

One suitcase and a ton of pride. That's what Tina Oshie will take to Sochi, Russia. She plans to leave this weekend to watch her son, 27-year-old T.J. Oshie, ...

Tech students advance  The Daily Herald

The Technology Students Association (TSA) State Conference was held March 16-18 in Yakima with over 900 competitors. Students and teams who ranked in ...

Warm Beach history took author around world  HeraldNet

It took more than 40 years, and trips around the world, for Penny Hutchison Buse, 63, to document the history of Warm Beach.She first interviewed folks abo.

Summer guide: Special events, from festivals to tournaments  The Daily Herald

2017 Splash summer guide. Welcome to Splash, The Daily Herald's annual guide to summer happenings in Snohomish County and beyond. Special events ...

Prep wrestling: Mack wins at 160 lbs; Hawks take 8th at Wildcat Invite  MLT News

Senior Chaplyn Mack grabbed the 160-pound weight class championship to lead the Mountlake Terrace Hawks to an eighth-place finish at the Wildcat Invite.

United Way gives students varsity letters for community service  HeraldNet

This is part of The Daily Herald's annual report on charity in Snohomish County. Complete list of stories.

Your guide to plant sales in and around Snohomish County  The Daily Herald

Just like at a garage sale, the best stuff goes fast at a plant sale.

Construction flagger, Cody Meyer, dies from injuries | KIRO-TV  KIRO Seattle

A construction worker hit while flagging traffic near Issaquah in December has died from his injuries.

Walk for suicide prevention helps survivors escape isolation  HeraldNet

Update on 10/14: Due to expected stormy weather, the Out of the Darkness walk has been postponed. A new date has not yet been decided, but coordinators ...

Top volunteer initiatives from across the country honored at Make a Difference Day awards

Grassroot volunteer efforts from across the country were recognized Thursday during the Make A Difference Day 2016 National Awards in Washington, DC.

12 years for slaying suspect  HeraldNet

EVERETT -- In the end, a judge decided that the case wasn't about a murder.What Keira Earhart did was more akin to manslaughter, Snohomish County ...

Summer meals for kids served all over Snohomish County  HeraldNet

It's not often you can say you got a lunch at a food truck — for free.

Memorial Day events planned around county  HeraldNet

Here are some of the Memorial Day events scheduled in Snohomish County.

2016 Prep Girls' Tennis Preview

Anacortes Seahawks. Coach: Brad Moore (first year). League: Northwest Conference. Key returners: Nicole McInerney, jr., singles; Cecilia Mathias, jr., doubles; ...

The Real Face of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)  Food Poison Journal

Kyle Wolden, a nine year old boy from Mount Vernon, Washington and the son of a baseball coach at Stanwood High School, got to run the bases at Safeco.

'Quiet professional' remembered as loving family man, dedicated soldier  DVIDS

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Hundreds packed into Joint Base Lewis-McChord's North Fort Chapel, Nov. 7, to honor the life of Sgt. Robert J. Billings ...

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