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Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 11:54 pm
Spartans conquer Tomahawks: Stanwood takes over first place in Wesco 3A North with 65-49 win
HeraldNet - The Marysville Pilchuck alum, who played with Tomahawks head coach Bary Gould in high school and college, once again got the best of his high school team. Stanwood used a big run early and relentless defensive pressure to pull away 65-49 in a game that featured the top two teams in the Wesco 3A North. Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 5:13 pm
Autism advocate Temple Grandin brings her passion for animals to Stanwood
HeraldNet - Autistic herself, Grandin also is a world-renowned authority on animal behavior, and Claire Danes played Grandin in the award-winning 2010 HBO biopic "Temple Grandin." An agriculture professor at Colorado State University, Grandin will speak at the Country Living Expo and Cattlemen's Winterschool on Jan. 31 at Stanwood High School. Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 1:26 am
Stanwood city leaders debate site of future library
HeraldNet - City leaders are debating whether to lift a restriction that limits any library construction in the next eight years to downtown, which is located in a floodplain. And if they take that route, they could avoid a potential $27,000 shortfall in Stanwood's 2015-16 budget. Read more...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 1:26 am
Twin passions: Temple Grandin to speak about animal behavior, autism
HeraldNet - Colorado State University Animal Sciences Professor Temple Grandin will speak about animal behavior and autism at the Country Living Expo and Cattlemen's Winterschool on Jan. 31 at Stanwood High School. Grandin has dedicated her life to improving the lives of animals. Read more...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 -- 8:52 am
Inspired and busy: Camano Island painter Jack Gunter to open new exhibit
HeraldNet - ... openings at Karla Matzke's gallery, all on Camano Island, the Port Susan Farmers Market and the Soap Box derby in Stanwood and the Arlington Fly-In and the Duck Dash on the Stillaguamish River in Arlington, Gunter said. If you go See Jack Gunter's ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 -- 12:50 am
Back on the mat: A year after disbanding program, Murphy fields wrestling team
HeraldNet - ... Sean Callaghan, wrestled at other high schools last season. Callaghan and former Wildcat Foster Wade competed at Stanwood High School, where Wade won a state title at 195 pounds. "It was kind of weird," Callaghan said. "It was nice being back there, ... Read more...
Monday, January 19, 2015 -- 12:56 am
City Council OKs Stanwood disc golf park
HeraldNet - ... where police and neighbors have faced problems with vandalism and drug use. Five local disc golfers who make up the Stanwood Disc Golf Volunteer Group crafted plans for a 9-hole course. It would wind through some of the wooded area in the 16.5-acre ... Read more...
Friday, January 16, 2015 -- 11:38 pm
Spartans take Stilly Cup Round 1: Martinkaa s 25 helps Stanwood boys hold off Arlington 79-62
HeraldNet - Stanwood's Karsten Chaplik attempts a shot with Arlington's Brennon Wiersma trailing Friday night at Arlington High School. ARLINGTON - It was a big game for the Stanwood boys basketball team Friday night and an even bigger performance by Spartans' sophomore AJ Martinka. Read more...
Friday, January 16, 2015 -- 11:38 pm
Ludwig leads Arlington girls over Stanwood 63-49
HeraldNet - Twenty-eight seconds into Friday's night game against Stanwood, 6-foot Arlington forward Jayla Russ had two fouls and a place on the team bench. It was a forbidding start for the Eagles in a key Western Conference 3A showdown with the rival Spartans. Read more...
Friday, January 16, 2015 -- 10:36 am
Wildcats struggle on offense in loss | Girls basketball
Whidbey News-Times - Going into last Friday's game, the Wildcats were averaging 33 points per contest. However, Oak Harbor scored only 21 points in its past two games, the most recent a 64-11 loss at Arlington Wednesday, Jan. 14. Before Arlington, the Wildcats fell to Stanwood, which leads the Wesco North with a 3-0 record, 11-2 overall. Read more...
Friday, January 16, 2015 -- 2:28 am
Stakes higher for basketball's Stilly Cup
HeraldNet - The first of two meetings between Arlington and Stanwood takes place Friday night with the boys' game tipping off at Arlington High School and the girls facing off at Stanwood. Unlike the last two years, this year the Stilly Cup will count in the Wesco 3A North standings after Arlington moved to the 3A classification at the conclusion of the 2013-14 school year. Read more...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 -- 5:42 pm
ECFR Commission fires longtime chief
Camas-Washougal Post-Record - ... stands for itself." Koehler, 55, had been the ECFR fire chief since August 2002. He previously worked as a chief in Stanwood, Wash., Camano Island, Wash., and for the Nestucca Rural Fire District in Cloverdale, Ore. ECFR's six full-time and five ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 -- 12:08 am
Arlington Eagle Festival takes flight Feb. 6
HeraldNet - ... options between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. that Saturday: a tour of the Port Susan Nature Preserve at the end of Boe Road in Stanwood; a walk-through of Arlington's stormwater wetland at Haller Park, 1100 West. Ave.; a bird identification walk at Country ... Read more...
Monday, January 12, 2015 -- 11:19 pm
WSP dashcam video shows cow trotting down I-5
KOMO News - ... State Troopers dash cam. The cow got loose on the morning of December 27 and was running westbound on SR-532 in Stanwood when it eventually made its way onto the southbound lanes of I-5. Traffic came to a standstill with cars backed up miles on the ... Read more...
Monday, January 12, 2015 -- 12:03 pm
Stanwood flies by Oak Harbor | Boys basketball
Whidbey News-Times - The Stanwood High School boys basketball team ran to an 88-48 win over visiting Oak Harbor Friday, Jan. 9. The Spartans took advantage of the Wildcats "poor transition defense," according to Oak Harbor coach John Weston, to race to the win in the Wesco North opener for both schools. Turnovers, which have bothered the Wildcats recently, weren't the problem at Stanwood, Weston said, but the inability to recover on defense. Read more...
Monday, January 12, 2015 -- 12:03 pm
Wildcats shut down by Spartans | Girls basketball
Whidbey News-Times - In a game where everything seemed to go right for Stanwood and everything wrong for Oak Harbor, the visiting Spartans defeated the Wildcats 68-10 in girls basketball Friday, Jan. 9. Stanwood shot a blistering 61 percent from the field and committed only five turnovers to capture the easy win. Meanwhile, Oak Harbor made only three of 26 field goal attempts and turned the ball over 23 times. Read more...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 -- 7:01 am
Washington Eye Care Practice Helps Patients Combat Winter Dry Eye Syndrome
Sys-Con Media - ... North Cascade Eye Associates was established over 25 years ago and serves the Mt. Vernon, Sedro-Woolley, and Stanwood communities. In addition to providing a comprehensive array of eye care services and procedures in Washington, the doctors of NCEA ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 -- 10:05 pm
Woman falls through pond ice in attempt to rescue dog; late-night news roundup
OregonLive.com - ... of first-degree identity theft and first-degree theft. [Tacoma News Tribune] A former middle school teacher in Stanwood, Washington, was sentenced to 26 years in prison on Monday for strangling his wife to death in 2012. William Rodgers was ... Read more...
Saturday, January 3, 2015 -- 1:44 am
Happy Warm Beach campers: Camps give can-do experiences to those with special needs
HeraldNet - Brent Nysether and David Lawless enjoy a visit from the Warm Beach Fire Department at the Warm Beach Special Friends Summer Camp near Stanwood in 2009. Brent Nysether and David Lawless enjoy a visit from the Warm Beach Fire Department at the Warm Beach Special Friends Summer Camp near Stanwood in 2009. Read more...
Friday, January 2, 2015 -- 8:29 am
Ex-Stanwood teacher who killed wife loses license
HeraldNet - A former Stanwood Middle School teacher had his professional license revoked in December, not long after he was convicted in the 2012 murder of his wife in Skagit County. William "Bill" Rodgers, 52, has until the end of this week to appeal the loss of his teaching license, public records show. Read more...



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