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Kristen Griffin said she is “uniquely suited” to appreciate island living and the historic significance of Whidbey Island.
Several employees at Whidbey General Hospital are seeing some smaller paychecks thanks to a snafu in a new payroll system.
Whidbey General Hospital leaders have agreed to pay an Anacortes project manager up to $750,000 to coordinate the expansion project.
Today’s Island Transit looks a lot different from the entity that formed in 1987 with five buses and 20 employees working out of a former auto shop that had two maintenance bays and one restroom.
A Driftwood Way home abandoned since a massive landslide made national headlines in 2013 burned to the ground Sunday night.
Brian and Kathryn Wilson were hoping that their son would be born on their five-year wedding anniversary.
For the second time, state auditors are questioning Island Transit officials on how they monitor staff uses of take-home vehicles and fuel cards.
Hang-ups in a new electronic records system caused delays in billings and reduced the amount of cash available at Whidbey General Hospital.
Food service and clerical workers at Whidbey General Hospital got an early Christmas present this year.
Leaders at Whidbey General Hospital are looking for someone to coordinate construction of a new wing.
A large ship floating for more than a week near the Coupeville-to-Port Townsend ferry route piqued the curiosity of nearby residents. It turns out the Wave Venture, a 464-foot vessel owned by United Kingdom-based Global Marine Systems, has been sailing in the area while its crew repairs fiber optic cables.
Leaders of Whidbey’s animal shelter tapped the Midwest to find a new executive director.
The next month or so will be a time of transition for the Port of Coupeville.
A new face will soon be running the day-to-day operations of the Port of Coupeville.
If fundraising goes as expected, stray animals caught on Whidbey Island could have a new home.
Problems with Greenbank Farm’s septic system have prompted state involvement and could leave the Port of Coupeville with a pricey fix.
Two Whidbey General Hospital properties that aren’t being used will soon be sold off.
For the second time, Whidbey General Hospital leaders are sending the same bond proposal to the voters.
With Whidbey General Hospital asking voters to approve a bond to pay for an expansion, one critic is arguing for hospital leaders to try something different.
In terms of facilities, Whidbey General Hospital is facing stiff competition from its neighbors.
The clock is ticking for a solar energy investment project at Greenbank Farm.
Thanks to state dollars, federal dollars and resident donations, the Whidbey Camano Land Trust acquired acres of land on Central Whidbey Island that is home to an old-growth forest as well as a threatened plant.
Two race car drivers sped through one of the most picturesque parts of Ebey’s Landing in a flash.
With the construction of its new headquarters nearly complete, Island Transit leaders are looking for future projects.
With proven support on South Whidbey, volunteers tasked with promoting a bond to expand Whidbey General Hospital are focusing on the north end.
Get your cabers ready to toss. A group of Scottish-minded people will get their large poles ready to hurl when they participate in the annual Highland Games, which takes place Aug. 10 at the Greenbank Farm.
Nathaniel Talbot and Annie Jesperson started from square one.
A popular festival on Central Whidbey will soar to new heights next week.
What started as an attempt to promote a book became a decades-long journey for a group of Central Whidbey-based singers.
A Freeland man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after crashing his car Wednesday morning on Highway 20. As of June 21, a Harborview spokesperson said Edward Sawyers was listed in serious condition in the intensive care unit.
A group of Whidbey General Hospital employees descended upon the June 10 hospital commissioners’ meeting to speak about the long hours they work, often days at a time with no days off or no vacation, and the less-than-average wages they earn.
During a Wednesday work session, Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson questioned how money collected through the county’s clean water utility is used.
Riding state ferries is likely to become a bit more expensive.
A small group of students hoping to cultivate a career in agriculture are busy harvesting crops at the Greenbank Farm.
With both the Greenbank Farm and Coupeville Wharf in need of some TLC, leaders for the Port of Coupeville are exploring potential maintenance projects.
A fire of unknown origin claimed a mobile home on North Whidbey Thursday morning.
A commissioner for Whidbey General Hospital resuscitated the idea this week of asking voters to approve a bond measure.
A Clinton resident was transported to Whidbey General Hospital Friday morning after her car struck a tree along State Highway 20 near Libbey Road.
Thanks to the help of the students participating in 4-H throughout Island County, a coordinator has been hired to ensure the popular organization continues.
Nearly a year after a voter approved ballot initiative allowed liquor to be sold in large retail stores, some former state-owned and contract liquor stores on Whidbey are struggling.
A group of religious leaders, community leaders and faithful ventured to the steps of the former Island County courthouse May 2 to pray and give thanks.
The commissioners for the Port of Coupeville will provide some legal cover for the Greenbank Farm Management Group.
An annual event showcasing the businesses operating on Whidbey Island is changing its name and expanding its focus.
The Coupeville School District is currently on its third superintendent for this school year.
Dr. Roger Case is winding down his long career tending to the health of Island County residents.
After a little more than a year into her six-year term on the commission for the Port of Coupeville, Laura Blankenship resigned last week from her elected position.
Gov. Jay Inslee along with a throng of local, state and federal officials got a first-hand look Saturday at the natural disaster that devastated a Central Whidbey neighborhood.
For a Langley resident, a climb up a bluff turned into a trip to the hospital.
Island Transit officials are worried they may lose funding for a service that has been seeing tens of thousands of riders.
As leaders for the Port of Coupeville continue to sort out how Greenbank Farm will operate, another entity is looking at whether to establish a presence at the publicly owned farm.