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.


Aerial view of Bellingham Cold Storage’s new Stanwood warehouse. The Bellingham company leased the facility from Twin City Foods and will manage it. (Bellingham Cold Storage)

Bellingham Cold Storage leases warehouse space in Stanwood

The refrigerated warehouse company adds to its footprint with a Snohomish County location.

Aerial view of Bellingham Cold Storage’s new Stanwood warehouse. The Bellingham company leased the facility from Twin City Foods and will manage it. (Bellingham Cold Storage)

Elementary students are preparing to return to classrooms

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

New Stanwood city councilmember is planning for growth

Lifelong Stanwood resident Darren Robb was appointed to fill Elizabeth Callaghan’s seat through 2021.

Sheriff’s deputies sued in fatal shooting of Stanwood man

Snohomish County deputies shot Adam Jensen in his home. They said he lunged at them with a handsaw.

Stanwood seniors return to school with a drive-by first day

Their academic year will begin online, but for one day, at least, they were together — sort of.

Tight races in 10th District forecast competitive November

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

Rep. Larsen tours small businesses given federal PPP loans

The congressman said leaders in Washington D.C. continue to negotiate for further COVID-19 relief.

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.

City council appoints Elizabeth Callaghan as Stanwood’s mayor

Callaghan, a teacher in Marysville, will serve the remainder of former Mayor Leonard Kelley’s term.

3 city council members apply for Stanwood’s mayoral vacancy

Candidates will get five minutes to speak before other council members choose a mayor on Thursday.

Stanwood mayor resigns, vacancy to be filled by city council member

Citing COVID and ongoing projects, the city council won’t accept citizen applicants for the opening.

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.

Dive on in: YMCA, some school pools reopening this week

Inslee modified Phase 1 requirements June 9, allowing some lap pools to reopen with restrictions.

Local small farms rally to meet surge in food ‘panic buying’

Empty shelves and headlines about the supply chain have driven Snohomish County consumers to buy local.

Stillaguamish Tribe gives $1M to food banks, fire services

“I had to do a double take,” said the director of the Stanwood Camano Food Bank, which received $300,000.

She fought for progressive causes — and a park on Lake Goodwin

Marie Louise Wenberg campaigned to raise $1,500 during the Depression to buy the lakefront property.

Driver fleeing police reached 105 mph with 3-year-old in truck

The Stanwood man, the girl’s father, allegedly sped off after being pulled over for speeding.