Whidbey Island Grown Week spotlights Maxwelton Valley

Annual tour features farms, produce, wine, spirits

Nortier leaving Island Transit

Executive director deboarding bus system next month

Man facing prison for sexual assault

A former South Whidbey man faces a prison term for sexually assaulting a woman as she slept four years ago,… Continue reading

Settlement reached with former police chief

Marks to receive $80,000, resigned Sept. 7

Musical tributes to honor DjangoFest founder

‘Forever and ever, this will be Nick Lehr’s festival’

Booze thieves facing felonies

A man and a woman are accused of stealing expensive liquor in an organized manner from a South Whidbey grocery… Continue reading

Transit giving groups a lift

The inaugural van in Island Transit’s new RideLink program left the lot Monday afternoon with a group of optimistic staff… Continue reading

Bird in the Hand Festival slated for Sept. 22

Audubon’s preserved birds to be displayed at Bayview

Virtuosos joining forces at Djangofest

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will join forces with Grammy-winning violinist Evan Price at Continue reading...

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Girl Scouts make emergency kits

South Whidbey just got better prepared for an emergency. On Aug. 29, Girl Scouts Taryn Henny, Parker Forsyth, Freja Heggenes Continue reading...

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Free jammin’, campin’ sessions added to Djangofest

The Island County Fairgrounds Campground will be filled with music later this month. And the public is invited. The Fairgrounds Continue reading...

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Healing Circles offers sanctuary and support

The people sitting in a circle of comfortable chairs may talk about their personal challenges, the issues that affect them Continue reading...

 

 

Sports

South Whidbey nips Lions; league play up next / Football

The South Whidbey High School football team will head into conference play with plenty of momentum after edging host Concrete… Continue reading

 

South Whidbey loses players and match / Soccer

The South Whidbey High School soccer team lost more than its non-league match to visiting University Prep Thursday, Sept. 20.… Continue reading

 

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Island County residents quit smoking