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                                Buell Neidlinger played the cello on Whidbey Island in recent years, but he was famous for his bass playing. He passed away March 16.

Neidlinger remembered as world-class musician

With a long beard and strong opinions, Buell Neidlinger was a well-known and colorful local character on Whidbey Island. Many… Continue reading

Backlog of repairs needed at WhidbeyHealth

Officials explain need for $20 million federal loan

Students speak out on school violence

‘They are leading by example’

New shuttle for whale watchers

Van replaces chug-chugging cart

Beyond the classroom

Waldorf students match with mentors for life lessons

Hundreds of parents join SWHS students

‘No silence, no violence’

Teenager sentenced for house fire

A teenager who accidentally started a fire that destroyed a Honeymoon Bay house was sentenced to juvenile detention Thursday. The… Continue reading


Roll the dice for charity at bunco event

Guild 21 of Providence General Children’s Association is hosting its 14th annual bunco event on Saturday evening at Useless Bay… 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



Habitat taking over Saratoga Community Housing

After witnessing Saratoga Community Housing’s declining effectiveness, Habitat for Humanity of Island County is taking over the agency. “They just 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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Falcons run by ATM, Granite Falls / Track

Defeating two Cascade Conference foes, the South Whidbey High School track teams swept a three-team meet Thursday, March 22, in… Continue reading


South Whidbey takes 4th at Marysville match / Boys golf

The South Whidbey High School boys golf team finished behind three other teams at a non-conference match at Marysville’s Cedarcrest… 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

THINC needs land for its tiny homes project

Editor, A shortage of housing coupled by the rise in rents and the increase in Airbnb market for in-home apartments… Continue reading

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St. Clair would lead county into the future

Editor, With Earth Day around the corner and a commissioner election following, maybe it’s time to review the respective local… Continue reading

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