Teens chase boat thieves through Whidbey waters with drone

  • Jul 22, 2016 at 3:35PM

Two teens with a drone and sheriff’s deputies thwarted South Whidbey boat bandits out for a joyride Wednesday. The unusual case, complete with a happy ending, made regional and even national TV news this week.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Not convinced by smear campaign

  • Today at 6:00PM

I read with interest your recent article about the state senate race. It was a relief to read a fact-based, even-handed article, because I’m still reeling from what turned out to be an unsolicited “push-poll” by Senator Barbara Bailey’s campaign. I got a phone call from a person identifying herself as a member of an objective political survey team.

Congressman Rick Larsen visits Clinton business

  • Today at 6:00PM

Congressman Rick Larsen visited Clinton’s MAKE Whidbey Market owner Janae Cameron to learn about her business and efforts with the Clinton Chamber of Commerce to attract new businesses to Clinton on Thursday, according to a press release.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Charging fares is like double-taxing

  • Today at 4:00PM

Open Letter to Island Transit Board Of Directors: I recently read with dismay Island Transit’s 6 Year Transit Development Plan to implement fares for all in-county bus ridership. Island Transit has been fare free for many years and notably it has been affirmed by county-wide votes. The latest approved an increase to the transit sales tax levy and to continue a fare-free system.

EMTs to graduate from South Whidbey Fire/EMS program

  • Today at 4:00PM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS will graduate 18 volunteer EMTs from the department’s EMT program on Saturday.

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