Rockie Eggebrecht, owner of Rock Garden, stands in one of his marijuana grow rooms on North Whidbey.  - Dan Richman / Whidbey News Group

WEED ON WHIDBEY: Part 2-Where the green gets grown

  • Nov 28, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Nov 30, 2015 at 8:35AM

Rockie Eggebrecht is a hard-working farmer, but not the kind who wears overalls, labors in the soil and grows broccoli. He wears street clothes, works indoors and plants exclusively in pea gravel.

Need for support remains at Good Cheer Food Bank

  • Nov 27, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Nov 29, 2015 at 1:17PM

Numbers have held steady over 2014 so far this year at the Good Cheer Food Bank, which means the need is just the same as its record high.

Leading Langley mayoral candidate Tim Callison begins transition work

  • Nov 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated Nov 29, 2015 at 1:06PM

Tim Callison, the leading mayoral candidate in Langley, is already preparing for the office.

Highway tree removal planned on Highway 20

  • Nov 28, 2015 at 7:00PM

Drivers should be prepared for possible single-lane closures during the day as a cluster of trees are slated to come down along Highway 20, south of Coupeville, starting Monday, Nov. 30.

New South Whidbey School Board director Nowlin takes over duties from Scoles

  • Nov 28, 2015 at 6:00PM

Shawn Nowlin participated in her first meeting as a school board director Nov. 18.

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