Taming Bigfoot

Challenge kicks off Earth Day efforts on Whidbey Island

South Whidbey students speak up about schools during public meeting

‘What steps are you going to take right now to protect our education?’

COER considering Growler lawsuit

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, is considering litigation against the U.S. Navy over the noise from EA-18G Growler flights… Continue reading

Callison to seek second term as Langley mayor

Seats on city council and school board will be up for grabs this year

Langley celebrates whales in style

The gray whales are back in waters around Whidbey Island, and Langley Mayor Tim Callison led a parade through town… Continue reading

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Petition calls for South Whidbey Superintendent Jo Moccia to resign

Moccia says she’s committed to working together with parents to address issues

Embattled WhidbeyHealth CEO resigns

Geri Forbes has resigned as WhidbeyHealth CEO. Hospital district commissioners announced Tuesday morning during a special meeting that Forbes’ contract… Continue reading

Grief in the middle of the ocean

Chris Jordan’s film shows the plight of man through the eyes of albatross

Body identified as suspect in Camano Island killing

By Zachariah Bryan zbryan@heraldnet.com Authorities have used lab results to confirm a body found in a California river more than Continue reading...

Photos by Maria Matson/ Whidbey News Group.
                                Mark Stewart’s tractor has come in handy for Boots to Roots. He’s tilled the soil twice so far, and will do so one more time.

Growing a new program at Greenbank Farm

Veterans become farmers in Boots to Roots

Construction workers begin taking off the outside wall braces of the terminal building at the site of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mukilteo ferry terminal takes shape and could open in 2020

The Whidbey Island ride might be short, but it’s the busiest for traffic — 2.3 million vehicles per year.

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Hacker blackmails resident | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Tuesday, April 9 At 12:17 a.m.,… Continue reading

 

Mock car crash, trial planned at school

South Whidbey High school students, in collaboration with South Whidbey Fire/EMT, the Island County Sheriff’s Office, the State Patrol, the… Continue reading

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Photos by Maria Matson/ Whidbey News Group.
                                Mark Stewart’s tractor has come in handy for Boots to Roots. He’s tilled the soil twice so far, and will do so one more time.

Growing a new program at Greenbank Farm

Veterans become farmers in Boots to Roots

 

 

Life

$56,000 awarded to Reserve’s historic buildings

The Trust Board of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve and the Friends of Ebey’s recently announced that nine historic buildings… Continue reading

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Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times.
                                Power Rangers Zjahnari Herrera, right, Azjahni Herrera, left, and Zjeziah Herrera, back, work on a scavenger hunt held throughout the Oak Harbor library Saturday at WhidbeyCon. The free event is in its third year as a family-friendly way for locals to enjoy a comic convention.

WhidbeyCon draws fans of the magical and monsterous

The magical, mythical, super and monstrous converged in one, free and family-friendly celebration of fandom over the weekend. Oak Harbor… Continue reading

 

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Speak to local outdoor recreation experts and discover all there is to do in the region at the Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23.

Expo offers your key to the great outdoors

Check out the free Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23!

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond