Canines and their volunteer companions are going a long way to help Camano Island students become comfortable when reading aloud. She said volunteers and their dogs are trained and certified through Pet Partners, a nonprofit animal therapy program whose mission, according to its website, is to improve human health and well-being through the human-animal bond.
Including 100 feet of west-facing waterfront, with 1.29 acres of land, this cabin getaway on Camano Island is perched right above Saratoga Passage, known for deep-water boat traffic, whales and amazing sunsets. Use the sprawling lawn for campfires, or just enjoy the private vacation spot.
A Camano Island man is looking at nearly two decades behind bars after pleading guilty earlier this week to a July 2016 killing. Ezekiel Scannell-McCrae, 37, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Joseph Hicks .