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They gave their lives in service to their country, and Monday the people of South Whidbey remembered.
A public/private partnership that some say is the future of state park stewardship was commemorated at South Whidbey State Park on Sunday.
It’s done, it looks great and the MV Salish Responder is now officially in service.
Gray skies and drizzly rain; that’s what I see outside my office window in Freeland. And on the eve of an eventful Memorial Day weekend.
Clinton is without a building supply store for the first time in over 45 years today.
Clinton may be the next beneficiary of a long-range county plan to build a paved trail that stretches the length of Whidbey Island.
A well-known Langley businesswoman may become the first person to open a retail marijuana store on the South End.
Some think they’re cool, others say they’re gross. While opinions on tent caterpillars seem to vary, there is one thing no one seems to dispute — the little buggers are everywhere.
Whidbey General Hospital will move forward with the sale of a 4.5-acre lot in Bayview. The board of commissioners agreed in an unanimous 5-0 vote at its regularly scheduled 7 a.m. meeting Monday that the property was no longer compatible with the designs of the hospital, and that selling the property was the best decision.
Kirkland resident Nora Johnson, 2, samples a treat at the Bayview Farmers Market on Saturday, May 10.
An alleged telephone campaign seeking funding for a drug and alcohol prevention program at Langley Middle School is a scam, South Whidbey School District officials confirmed this week. Neither the district nor a school partner is involved in such an effort, said Superintendent Jo Moccia, and residents who receive calls requesting money for the phony effort should report the incident to police.
Whidbey General Hospital did not have an appraisal done before it spent $2 million on a property in Bayview valued at $618,000 six years ago, and it turns out they didn’t have to.
A 26-unit affordable housing development proposed in Freeland cleared a major hurdle this week.
Like proud parents on graduation day, about 100 South Whidbey fifth graders said their goodbyes to hundreds of salmon fry Friday.
Fire destroyed a large house on South Whidbey today. The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. at a home on Longwood Lane, off Ewing Road.
South Whidbey was included in a massive 9-1-1 outage that is believed to have spanned several states and lasted more than six hours Thursday morning.
A proposal to sell a 4.5-acre Bayview property purchased in 2007 for nearly $2 million would likely result in a financial loss for Whidbey General Hospital, a commissioner said Thursday.
The 2012 sinking of the F/V Deep Sea in Penn Cove is once again making waves across Washington.
Spring break isn’t always about partying on some faraway tropical beach.
Whidbey Island state lawmakers visited the South End last week to brief constituents on highlights of the 2014 Legislative session.
The Freeland Water and Sewer District made it clear this week that it does not consider all developments to be equal and that water commissioners can force some customers to pay upfront for some services and not others.
South Whidbey is mourning the loss of a well-known and respected news photographer and videographer this week.
Yes, they are as cute as they look. Their cries, their little wagging tails, their bids for attention: it’s the whole package and Vicky Brown, owner of Little Brown Farm in Freeland, sums it up best.
Nearly one year after Island County filed a civil lawsuit against a Greenbank property owner over a wall constructed at the end of Wonn Road, a settlement offer may be on the table.
Langley needs more whale stuff. The Village by the Sea’s quest to become the whale capital of Whidbey Island is off to a swimming start, but more can be done.
South Whidbey saw what may be its biggest clear-cut in years at a property just north of Freeland recently.
A twenty-year quest to bring home Lolita, the last of seven orcas captured from Penn Cove decades ago, has resulted in what may be a small but significant victory.
They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the street, but that’s not always so, particularly when it comes to Whidbey Island first responders. Never is that so clear as with the ongoing debate in Seattle over the interaction between a city police officer and Stranger editor Dominic Holden.
Reports of a fire at Langley Middle School resulted in a facility-wide evacuation Monday.
So, word is a murderer is loose in Langley? Well, well, well, I just happen to have a list of suspects, all of whom have been hiding right under my nose for months. That’s right, the villain is clearly an employee of the South Whidbey Record.
The Freeland Water and Sewer District’s latest plans for sewers in Freeland received a small but ringing endorsement last week.
A Clinton man was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Thursday after sustaining injuries in a two-car collision on South Whidbey.
Freeland residents may soon be considering yet another proposal for sewers.
Two people involved in two unrelated car accidents on South Whidbey were sent to the hospital Thursday. According to the Washington State Patrol, James Harris, 33, and Kristi Etzell, age unknown, were both transported to Whidbey General Hospital. A hospital official confirmed that both were treated and released the same day.
Once strong and new, it secured our future. Now rusty and covered in sea life, it will connect us with our past. Maybe.
On the heels of a four-year downward slide, homes values in Island County may be showing signs of true and lasting recovery.
Congressman Rick Larsen spent much of Thursday on Whidbey Island, making stops in Langley, Central Whidbey and Oak Harbor.
Years of discussion, planning and financial wrangling paved the way for a big day in Langley this week. On Tuesday, workers began construction of the Second Street renovation project, a $2.2 million plan to replace aging utilities and spruce up what is arguably the city’s busiest street.
Burglars have struck another blow on South Whidbey, this time to a non-profit group.
Construction on the Second Street renovation project began Tuesday morning in Langley.
Freeland’s water supply appears to be under little immediate threat from a 2005 fuel spill on Main Street, state regulators have announced.
Lined up like a medieval army, men, women, children and the elderly let loose screams of courage Wednesday and charged the chilly waters of Useless Bay for the 10th annual Polar Bear Plunge. Lunging, diving and in some cases tip-toeing, 190 people started the new year with a dip at Double Bluff park. Event officials estimate even more stood on the beach to watch the spectacle unfold.
The superstructure of the Samish, Washington's newest 144-car ferry, left Holmes Harbor this morning aboard a 340-foot-long barge.
It’s Thursday morning and weather forecasters have just announced some of the best news of the month, possibly the entire year. Snow is predicted later today.
Washington’s newest 144-car ferry is expected to embark on its first sailing today, though instead of shuttling passengers through Puget Sound it will be the one hitching a ride.
Langley will retain a full-time mayor and the job will continue to pay $53,000.
Councilman Hal Seligson attended his last Langley City Council meeting as a councilman Monday night after three years of an appointed and elected term.
On a late Monday evening, Carolyn Tamler and her husband came home after a few days off-island to a sight every vacationer dreads — they returned to a house that had been burglarized.
The masked gunman who robbed a Bayview gas station last week is still at large, island police have confirmed.
The drilling for four groundwater monitoring wells wrapped up in Freeland last week and soil samples taken along the way appear to indicate good news.