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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 -- 2:17 pm
Stanwood man pleads guilty to stealing from Swinomish tribe
HeraldNet - A Stanwood man who formerly was the chief of the Swinomish tribe's police department pleaded guilty in federal court in Seattle on Wednesday to theft of tribal funds, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Thomas J. Schlicker, 57, admitted to stealing $33,622 from the Skagit County tribe. Read more...
Monday, July 27, 2015 -- 5:17 pm
Happening nearby: Dakota roots? You're invited to a picnic Aug. 8
My Edmonds - A nyone connected to either North Dakota or South Dakota is invited to the Dakota Picnic Sat, Aug. 8 at noon in Church Creek Park, Stanwood. Take Exit 212 off I-5 to Stanwood, turn right on 72nd and park is just ahead on the right. Read more...
Monday, July 27, 2015 -- 3:28 am
Front Porch: Volunteers needed to count clams
HeraldNet - The Pacific Shellfish Institute is seeking volunteers to help with a clam population survey at Kayak Point Regional County Park, 15610 Marine Drive in Stanwood. The survey is scheduled for Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers should plan to dig holes, carry buckets of water or collect and record information about clams. Read more...
Friday, July 24, 2015 -- 1:52 pm
Bellingham co-opa s parking expansion faces opposition
Bellingham Herald - ... who jump out of the tree and do illegal activities in the tree," Renz said. Petitioner Robert Arthur, who lives in Stanwood, claims the project will be too costly and doesn't add as many spaces as the co-op claims. He also questions the overall ... Read more...
Sunday, July 19, 2015 -- 12:39 am
Class Reunions
HeraldNet - Arlington, 1950: The 65th reunion is a potluck at 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at Gilbert Emory's house, 29229 Logen Road, Stanwood. Arlington, 1960: The 55th reunion is 4-11 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Medallion Hotel. Read more...
Friday, July 17, 2015 -- 12:12 am
In Our View / Election 2015: Lakewood, Edmonds schools: Smith, Norton for school board seats
HeraldNet - ... manager for Aetna. Amy Williams, who has four children in Lakewood schools, is part owner of a small business in Stanwood. Smith was selected by the school board in May to complete the term of David Kiefer after he resigned. Voters will determine ... Read more...
Friday, July 17, 2015 -- 12:11 am
Voters to decide Camano, Stanwood fire district measures
HeraldNet - ... per $1,000 of assessed property value. The average homeowner's bill is $130. Meanwhile, in Snohomish County, the Stanwood-based North County Regional Fire Authority, is asking voters to approve the dissolution of two old fire districts . Fire ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 -- 12:19 am
Front Porch: PUD announces grants
HeraldNet - ... solar power systems. The PUD gave a $40,000 grant to Everett-based HopeWorks, a job-training non-profit group. Stanwood Cooperative Preschool received a $22,400 grant. And Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood got a $38,500 grant. The three projects will add ... Read more...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- 6:04 pm
Hundreds of Homeless People Seek Help in Everett
KUOW-FM Seattle - ... outside an elementary school in Everett on Thursday to get a little help. Steph Stark and her sister came down from Stanwood at the north end of the county. Stark has been living in a tent along the Stillaguamish River. United Way officials say ... Read more...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- 12:21 am
Finishing Lakewood High School top priority for two board candidates
HeraldNet - Two women competing for a seat on the Lakewood School Board see finishing the community's new high school as their top priority and preserving a small-town atmosphere in a fast-growing area as their biggest challenge. The Lakewood School District, located west of I-5 between Smokey Point and Lake Goodwin, serves about 2,300 students from Marysville, Arlington, Stanwood and rural Snohomish County. Read more...
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 -- 12:47 am
Work on new Davis Slough bridge to Camano hits delays
HeraldNet - Work started last August on rebuilding the Davis Slough Bridge on Highway 532 between Stanwood and Camano Island. The state Department of Transportation had planned to finish the project this fall, but officials now expect the work to continue into 2016. Read more...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 -- 12:15 am
Leque Island levees will be removed in effort to create salmon habitat
HeraldNet - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has decided to remove most of the dikes around Leque Island , a slice of former farmland between Stanwood and Camano Island. The 300-acre island is a popular spot for hunting and bird-watching. Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 4:18 pm
If you have any clues about I-5 arson, investigators want to know
HeraldNet - ... them to call.' Investigators are looking for two men a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy said he spotted north of Stanwood apparently attempting to start a fire with a road flare. The suspects were in a light-colored Hyundai Sonata. One was believed ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 7:14 pm
Rash of I-5 brush fires was likely arson, State Patrol says
HeraldNet - ... The Washington State Patrol was looking for two men a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy said he spotted north of Stanwood apparently attempting to start a fire with a road flare. "These people put a lot of lives at risk," trooper Heather Axtman ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 6:55 pm
Rash of fires likely arson: String of blazes stretched from Everett to Skagit County
HeraldNet - ... One was believed to be in his 50s, while the other appeared older, she said. A police officer saw the men north of Stanwood apparently attempting to start a fire with a road flare, Axtman said. They drove off before he could confront them. Anyone ... Read more...
Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 2:26 pm
Stanwood-area home destroyed by fire, no one hurt
HeraldNet - No one was injured in the fire, which was reported around 8:50 a.m., according to a North County Fire report. Fire crews from the North County, Marysville, Tulalip and Silvana districts helped put out the blaze off 66th Avenue NW near 161st Street NW. Read more...
Saturday, June 27, 2015 -- 1:09 am
Victims' advocate returns to Stanwood Library, where he once found refuge
HeraldNet - ... his Jewish identity. He signed copies of his memoir, 'Free Spirit: Growing Up on the Road and Off the Grid,' at the Stanwood Library on Thursday evening. Safran, 39, read from his book before a crowd that included many of the local people featured ... Read more...
Friday, June 26, 2015 -- 3:10 am
Washington woman sentenced for stolen school bus chase
KHQ-TV Spokane - An Everett woman will spend a year in prison for stealing an empty school bus in Stanwood and driving it north to Blaine before crashing it into a patrol car, then trying to swim away from police in the Blaine harbor. She was originally charged with second-degree assault on a police officer, two other felonies and misdemeanor hit and run. Read more...
Friday, June 26, 2015 -- 12:54 am
YMCA in Stanwood starts to take shape
HeraldNet - The YMCA of Snohomish County is breaking ground this weekend on its newest center, a $22 million, two-story building that is going up where the former Resilience Fitness just was torn down. The nonprofit has been looking to build a facility in Stanwood since 2010. Read more...
Friday, June 26, 2015 -- 12:54 am
Stanwood man accepts responsibility for police incident
HeraldNet - Gene Fagerlie was depressed, suicidal and intoxicated but he didn't intend to shoot anyone, including the sheriff's deputies who showed up at his Stanwood house in 2013. That's what his lawyer told a judge Thursday before Fagerlie was sentenced to six months in jail. Read more...



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