Nathan Whalen

Greenbank solar energy project remains incomplete

The clock is ticking for a solar energy investment project at Greenbank Farm.

Land trust creates new preserve on Central Whidbey Island

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.

Ebey’s Reserve races way to hot rod airwaves

Two race car drivers sped through one of the most picturesque parts of Ebey’s Landing in a flash.

Island Transit plans future projects, more routes

With the construction of its new headquarters nearly complete, Island Transit leaders are looking for future projects.

Volunteers rally around $50 million Whidbey General Hospital bond

With proven support on South Whidbey, volunteers tasked with promoting a bond to expand Whidbey General Hospital are focusing on the north end.

Highland Games mark 15 years at Greenbank Farm

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.

South Whidbey farmers utilize program to start Deep Harvest

Nathaniel Talbot and Annie Jesperson started from square one.

Loganberry Festival reaches new heights

A popular festival on Central Whidbey will soar to new heights next week.

Shifty Sailors celebrate 20 years

What started as an attempt to promote a book became a decades-long journey for a group of Central Whidbey-based singers.

Freeland man drifts off road, remains in serious condition at Harborview | UPDATE

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.

Whidbey General Hospital employees lament conditions

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.

Clean water spending in Island County questioned

During a Wednesday work session, Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson questioned how money collected through the county’s clean water utility is used.

Fare increase looms for ferry travelers, including Clinton

Riding state ferries is likely to become a bit more expensive.

Farmers find new Greenbank home

A small group of students hoping to cultivate a career in agriculture are busy harvesting crops at the Greenbank Farm.

Greenbank Farm upgrades make port list

With both the Greenbank Farm and Coupeville Wharf in need of some TLC, leaders for the Port of Coupeville are exploring potential maintenance projects.

North Whidbey home goes up in flames

A fire of unknown origin claimed a mobile home on North Whidbey Thursday morning.

New life given to Whidbey General Hospital bond vote

A commissioner for Whidbey General Hospital resuscitated the idea this week of asking voters to approve a bond measure.

Clinton driver hits tree on Central Whidbey, ends up in hospital

A Clinton resident was transported to Whidbey General Hospital Friday morning after her car struck a tree along State Highway 20 near Libbey Road.

South Whidbey grad named Island 4-H coordinator | NOTABLE

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.

Private liquor sales stall on Whidbey Island

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.