Laura Guido

Scammers using ballot signature issue in ruse

Voters who had an issue with the signature on their ballots should be wary of individuals asking for personal information to rectify the problem, according… Continue reading

 

Fundraiser helping homeless is Nov. 18

The Whidbey Homeless Coalition is in the midst of one of its largest fundraisers to keep its shelters open. The Hearts for the Homeless campaign… Continue reading

 

House race still close

It’s still too close to call a winner in one of the races for 10th District state representative. The latest election results show Dave Paul… Continue reading

 

Slow and steady wins the race

Sloth Army teaches that anyone can become active

Man injured in RV fire

Ben Wooldridge in serious condition at Harborview

Health insurance sign-up help set

Nov. 1 marked the beginning of the enrollment period for insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and four Whidbey Island volunteers are trying to make… Continue reading

Ballots missing for some voters

As election day nears, some Island County residents are concerned that they still haven’t received their ballots. Last Monday, the U.S. Postal Service alerted the… Continue reading

Deception Pass Bridge phone to boost safety

Yvette Fletcher already took a significant step to increase safety at Deception Pass Bridge. Now she just wants people to be able to find it.… Continue reading

Events code seeks balance

Sound and access remain the most contentious topics in the most recent draft of rural event regulations in the county. Staff presented Monday the Island… Continue reading

Outside money pours in, but most contributors are local

Outside interests have poured money into local elections this year, but the majority of campaign contributions still come from the candidates’ constituency, data from the… Continue reading

Candle damages Clinton home

A Clinton home was saved Monday from destruction after a resident arrived to find his house in smoke, according to South Whidbey Fire/EMS Deputy Chief… Continue reading

Proclamation aims to build understanding of dwarfism

Lolly Titherington knows how frustrating it is being unable to reach the sink to wash her hands or not be able to see the keyboard… Continue reading

Commissioners weigh in on military compatibility plan

As the state tries to create planning guidelines for development near military installations, Island County commissioners want to ensure land use decisions remain under local… Continue reading

EDC asks for more money

The Economic Development Council for Island County is seeking to re-brand, but it needs more money from Island County to do so. “We have a… Continue reading

Dryer fire extinguished

A swift response by South Whidbey firefighters saved a structure after a dryer caught fire Monday afternoon. South Whidbey Fire/EMS personnel arrived to a building… Continue reading

Haunted Petting Zoo hosted by 4-H club

This month Island County 4-H’s Kool Kritters will morph into Kreepy Kritters. At 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, demonic cats, guinea pig witches and vampire… Continue reading

County begins economic development planning

Having just adopted a major update to the housing element, Island County is now looking to evaluate the next section of its comprehensive plan —… Continue reading

Commissioners adopt updated housing element

The Island County Board of Commissioners has unanimously adopted the housing element of the comprehensive plan, after more than a year of work to update… Continue reading

County questions role in providing kids’ vaccinations

In the midst of county budget discussions, the role of Island County Public Health in delivering vaccinations for students is coming into question. Last year,… Continue reading

Republican Rick Hannold faces Democrat Janet St. Clair.

Commissioner candidates tout leadership styles

Island County commissioner candidate Janet St. Clair said that if elected, she’ll bring a different leadership style of “looking for solutions” and treating “department heads… Continue reading

Republican Rick Hannold faces Democrat Janet St. Clair.