David Dodge was 17 when he murdered Ashley Jones, 12, at random. He was sentenced to 50 years.
Kyle Caperoon is the last of three defendants to be convicted in James Scannell’s death in 2020 at Langus Riverfront Park.
Ken Christoferson, the district’s longest serving board member, resigned on Dec. 6.
Democrat Clyde Shavers won by 211 votes against incumbent state Rep. Greg Gilday. It’s close enough for a recount.
Shavers, a Democrat, is looking to unseat Gilday, a first-term GOP lawmaker. The outcome could be clear in Wednesday’s tally.
Investigators believe Sgt. John Nieder mixed a date rape drug into drinks of two women before sexually assaulting them.
Incumbent Greg Gilday and Clyde Shavers are in a tight, heated race for state House to serve Whidbey, Camano and the Stanwood area.
The county will pay Deputy Mike Adrian a total of $105,000.
A Stanwood trio plans to launch their first board game, using fungi and recycled materials to teach about Borneo rainforests.
The beachside Keystone Preserve, south of Coupeville, is the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s largest purchase at $9.1 million.
It’ll be the second transmission line on the island. It should help keep the lights on during windstorms.
“We didn’t expect this could happen here,” said Sall Hutson, 76. “In little towns a long time ago, you could hardly come out at all.”
Granite Falls and Sultan were passing their levies. And in Mill Creek, voters approved joining South County Fire.
Prosecutors charged Octaviano Vera-Hernandez Jr. with first-degree murder in Damien Navarro’s death last month.
The Lakewood and Stanwood-Camano districts are seeking voter approval for capital projects and technology needs.
The death is the latest in an ongoing unusual mortality event for gray whales. This one appeared to be malnourished.
Cyclists new and experienced can find a route between 15 and 50 miles in Camano Island and Stanwood.
The 76-year-old woman was driving south on E Camano Drive when she crossed the center line, according to the state patrol.
Granite Falls, Marysville, Stanwood and Sultan all suffered levy defeats in February. They’ll try again April 26.
Officials said they would perform a necropsy Saturday. The species is experiencing an “unusual mortality event.”