Hundreds of parents join SWHS students

‘No silence, no violence’

Ignacio Rivera appears in Island County Superior Court.

Man accused of biting off part of victim’s ear

A South Whidbey love triangle led to “a brutal beating” in which part of a man’s ear was bitten off,… Continue reading

Port gets $500k for parking lot in Mukilteo

Curt Gordon’s decade-long mission to build a parking lot is finally getting somewhere. State lawmakers included a $500,000 appropriation in… Continue reading

WhidbeyHealth seeking $20 million loan

Public meeting set for March 21

Staff from Island County Human Services gave a presentation on housing issues and homelessness in the county to the Planning Commission Monday. The department has been able to help over 400 households with its Housing Support Center since it opened in August 2016, but there are still more than 400 households waiting for assistance, largely due to the lack of affordable housing. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Group

Point in Time count shows 170 without permanent housing

Over 170 people were counted as either unsheltered or in temporary housing during the annual Point in Time Count in… Continue reading

Lummi demand release of captive orca

‘She must be reunited with her family’

Boarding the ‘Holodeck’ in Langley

Virtual reality the latest trip

Some rhododendrons possess a velvety underside on the leaves that act as a moisture collector.

Changes bloom at Meerkerk

New paths mark perennial gardens

Vivienne Duchanne performs with Queens of the Island by night at Off the Hook in downtown Oak Harbor on the second Tuesday of every month. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Life is a drag

‘Queens of the Island’ reeling in Whidbey fans

Rotary accepting grant applications

The Rotary Club of South Whidbey is now taking grant applications from local qualifying groups. Applicants should be registered 501(c)(3) Continue reading...


Community weaves together fundraiser after fiber theft

In late February, Lydia Christiansen and her husband Alan woke up to a small business owner’s worst nightmare. A trailer… Continue reading


Navy extends comment period on special ops training

The area where the Navy conducts special operations training may be expanded to include Whidbey Island. In addition, the number… Continue reading



Celebrate everything rabbit-related during Bunny Daze, March 26-31

Spring has sprung, and so have the bunnies. Celebrate the furry creatures at Bunny Daze held March 26–31 in Langley. Continue reading...

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8 receive junior black belts / Martial arts

Eight students of Tiger Martial Arts in Freeland earned their junior black belts Sunday, March 18. Those who received their… Continue reading


South Whidbey falls in opener / Softball

Several switches on defense led to several problems as the South Whidbey High School softball team lost 12-0 in six… Continue reading


In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving


Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.


Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques


Brand Websites in the Mobile, Cross-Device Era

What does the distributed, multi-device reality mean for the original channel — the brand website?


Letters to the Editor

Check you facts when talking gun control

Editor, In Lorinda Newton’s March 10 letter, she contends that states with the most gun laws have the most firearms… Continue reading

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Guns need as much, if not more, training as cars

Editor, Lorinda Newton’s March 10 letter makes a great argument for the removal of the Dickey Law which prevents the… Continue reading

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