Camano Island

Bill Bruch (left ) and Dave Paul

First-term Dem faces a GOP challenger for House seat in 10th

Rep. Dave Paul and Bill Bruch differ widely on the response to COVID-19.


Sid Logan (left) and Rob Toyer

PUD candidates focus on rates, broadband and renewables

Incumbent Sidney Logan faces former Marysville City Council member Rob Toyer for the District 1 seat.


Helen Price Johnson (left) and Ron Muzzall

Whidbey Island candidates for Senate offer varied strengths

Republican Sen. Ron Muzzall and Democrat Helen Price Johnson are running for the 10th District seat.


Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

Stanwood is already teaching kindergartners on campus. Sultan and Arlington will soon follow suit.

Tight races in 10th District forecast competitive November

Three Republicans won in the primary including Bill Bruch defeating Rep. Dave Paul, D-Oak Harbor.

Camano Island artist’s work intended to restore and refresh

See works by Jed Dorsey, of the artistic Dorsey family, now in Edmonds and soon on Camano.

Five challengers bid for vacant 10th District House seat

Four Democrats and one Republican are looking to take the seat Rep. Norma Smith held for 12 years.

Camano Island man dies after motorcycle crash

The man, 45, lost control on a curve where he collided with a minivan and was ejected from his seat.

He’s always among the first to step up and volunteer

When Clothes For Kids needed a new heating system, Craig Olson donated one and had it installed.

Island County gets go-ahead for Phase 2 of reopening economy

People can gather in groups five or fewer. Some businesses can open, if they follow guidelines.

Mount St. Helens ‘changed my life,’ says Camano filmmaker

Forty years ago, at age 20, Michael Lienau was trapped with a camera crew days after the mountain blew.

Everett woman linked to prosecutor’s death is back in custody

She is accused of lying to the FBI and has allegedly violated conditions of her pretrial release.

A photographer’s love letter to Camano Island’s vanishing barns

Gerald Magelssen’s book “Barns of Camano Island” captures the island’s agricultural roots.

Women painters group celebrates 90th year with Camano show

More than 70 paintings will be displayed March 7 through April 12 at Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park.

Norma Smith will not seek re-election to the state House

A 13-year veteran, the Clinton Republican wants to pursue her next calling of teaching and mentoring

He’s Camano’s Smokey Bear the Third … will he be the last?

Only YOU can prevent the theft of the famous fire prevention bear. Please keep your paws off.

Camano Islander’s art ‘demonstrates the beauty around us’

Bobbi Mueller’s paintings have been selected for a Seattle gallery show in March.

Drink This: He quit making cider — now he’s back at it on Camano

Corey Haugen, former owner of Grizzly Ciderworks, which closed shop in 2017, has a new cidery business.

Great Northwest Glass Quest kicks off on Valentine’s Day

If you find a clue ball, you’ll get to trade it in for a hand-blown glass float made by local artisans.

Bond ballot measures are failing in several school districts

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