The spirit of service
Man, woman, business person of year named
It’s not for the recognition, said Candie Tallquist, who was named Woman of the Year 2012.
“We do what we do because it needs to be done,” said Tallquist, who recently closed Candie’s Kids consignment store. Full Story
TCE gets $41,000 for computers Walmart delivery scheduled May 29
The goal was $16,500.
In 15 days, that goal was met, and in 34 days, $41,000 was raised for new computers at Twin City Elementary School.
One parent recruited cash donations from the business community, said Dan Johnston, the school’s principal.
That parent then approached Walmart, which made a cash donation as well as offering a variety of equipment at cost. Full Story
Candidates file for public office
With John Koster finishing his third and final term representing District 1 (north county) on the Snohomish County Council, five aspiring politicians have filed to run for the position, which pays $105,000.
Koster is currently the only Republican on the council. Full Story
The jewels of the Caribbean
I recently returned from Negril, Jamaica, a hamlet on the western-most edge of the country along a seven-mile stretch of white sand beach.
Turquoise blends into azure seas, streaked with deep navy marking vast reefs of coral hiding below. The Caribbean ocean feels like a heated swimming pool with hot-tub pockets. The water is clear and buoyant. Full Story
At a Glance...
¦ Sidewalk sale, May 24 & 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Laurie’s Boutique, Starlight Vintage Emporium and Razzle Dazzle Gifts. Wonderful things at bargain prices, up to 75% off original prices. Along 271st St. NW, east Stanwood. Full Story
“Birding for Kids,” starts 7:30 p.m. Full Story
Man pushes wife down stairs
Island County Sheriff’s deputies on Camano Island submitted the crime blotter for the week:
• A residential home under construction on N. West Camano Drive was burglarized sometime in the past week and several items were taken.
May 4 Full Story
When you think your marriage is over, give it one more year
One of the questions I’m frequently asked is, “How do you know when it’s time to give up on your marriage?”
If you’re considering divorce, I suggest first trying to make it work for at least one more year.
Did you hear that?
Try for at least one more year! Full Story
Sad even on a sunny day?
Reach for The Fun Jar
Many of us enjoyed the long-anticipated warmth and sunshine over the last few weeks, and were quickly reminded of its energizing, uplifting and all around feel-good benefits! Full Story
Walk for memory
If you have found it challenging to stick to an exercise plan this past year, listen up!
Routine exercise isn’t just good for your physical health, new research has found when you ride a bike, hike, walk outdoors or do laps around an indoor walking track, you’re also helping your memory. Full Story
HARLEY G. MILLER
February 3, 1931- May 12, 2013
Harley G. Miller, 82, passed away peacefully from Alzheimer's, May 12, 2013 in Burlington, Wash.
Harley was born Feb. 3, 1931 in Cedar Bluffs, Neb. to Ervin and Viola Miller.
He worked in the dairy industry for 35 years being employed with Arden-Mayfair and Carnation until his retirement in 1986. He lived 28 years on Camano Island. Full Story
IN MEMORY OF LONNIE LEE MARTIN
May 10, 1949 - May 25, 1995
We remember you always as we continue to keep your memory in our hearts and the wonderful life we had together. Love, Cheri, Jen, Amy and Maxine. Full Story
December 9, 1947 - May 18, 2013
Patty Brovold-Carlyle, 65, passed away Saturday morning after a 10-yearplus battle with Alzheimer's.
She grew up in the Edmonds/ Everett area where she lived throughout her whole life, graduating from Cascade High School in 1966. Full Story