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Crews pave soap box derby track on Camano

May 18, 2018

Nearly 1,000 feet of fresh, smooth asphalt awaits young racers at Arrowhead Ranch on Camano Island. The ranch — across Arrowhead Road from the entrance to Utsalady Elementary School — will host the 11th annual Windermere Stanwood Camano Island Soap Box Derby on June 16 at 615 Arrowhead Road. A trial run will happen May […]

New program will offer all area 3rd graders free swim lessons

May 15, 2018

Every third-grader can get free swim lessons next school year. Local Windermere agents, owners and the Windermere Foundation raised $10,000 to pay for Make a Splash, a new initiative started by the USA Swimming Foundation which aims to save children’s lives through swimming lessons. The program, already adopted by several YMCAs in Washington state, will […]

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Soap Box derby rolls onto Camano

April 11, 2018

After 10 years on a Stanwood street, race gets new track The Stanwood Camano Island Soap Box Derby is on the move. After 10 years racing down 800 feet of 276th Street NW in Stanwood, kids will now cruise down a nearly 1,000-foot new track at Arrowhead Ranch on Camano Island. “We’ve been watching this […]