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Guest: How we can use nature to fend off flooding in Puget Sound
Nature itself can be used as a defense against the rising threat of flooding in Puget Sound due to climate change, according to guest columnists Michael S. Stevens and Mary Ruckelshaus.
Tribe donates $300,000 to three food banks
Eric White, vice chairman of the Stillaguamish Tribal Council, said the tribe broke with its usual giving pattern this year to present an early gift to the three food banks, which included the Stanwood/Camano Island Food Bank and Northwest Harvest.
Smokey Point bus center renovation under way
The bus center never has had parking and still won't after the renovation. The center only serves riders on local routes, though it's possible a commuter route from Stanwood could stop there in the future, Munguia said.
John Sinkevitch helms final Christmas concert
"Thank you for your support and enthusiasm, and God bless everyone," Sinkevitch, 80, told the overflow crowd at the end of Friday afternoon's music program.
Theft of $42,000 from Stanwood Little League probed
The Stanwood Police Department began investigating the finances of the Stanwood-Camano Little League in October after new leaders of the organization shared concerns of possible wrongdoing.
Holiday wonderland: Lights of Christmas shine at Warm Beach starting Dec. 5
Then pack up the kids, Grandma, Grandpa and the neighbors to stroll through the biggest holiday light show in Snohomish County.
'Phony Pony Bandit' gets 17 year sentence for robberies
Todd Kirkpatrick's wife and children on Thursday painted a different picture of the man known publicly as the "Phony Pony Bandit," a prolific bank robber who was shot by police last year outside a Stanwood bank.
A home for memories sought: A Stanwood barn used as a memorial could rise again
Mark Mulligan / The Herald Josiah Flickner, 7, waits to watch the disassembling of the barn outside of Stanwood that has served as an impromptu memorial November 12, 2013.
Super Kid: Jessica James of Stanwood
Jessica James, 18, wants to be a journalist. A senior at Stanwood High School, she is a determined girl who is working hard in school.
What forest roads are important to you?
It's not too late to make known your opinion about the future of Forest Service roads in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.