Patricia Guthrie

Patricia posted 51 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Expect traffic delays on Highway 525 until fall

Commuters along Whidbey’s main corridor from Coupeville to Clinton can expect to…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 2:00pm

Island County officials brace for state budget crisis crunch

State lawmakers delay could to lead lay-offs, program cuts

  • Jun 17th, 2017 10:00am

Ebey’s Trail grant approval veers off course

Long-winded jet noise debate flies again at county meeting

  • Jun 17th, 2017 6:00am

WhidbeyHealth new addition to open July 7

Transferring of patients planned with military precision

  • Jun 14th, 2017 10:00am

WhidbeyHealth gets clean bill of financial health

WhidbeyHealth passed its yearly financial physical Monday. An independent audit firm told…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 8:30am

Secrets to longevity: Whidbey Island residents are among the longest living in Washington, study says

Joe Lumsden calls it the “Camelot Lite” effect. Others credit the ocean…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 8:20pm

Road work to delay traffic along Highway 525

Repaving will reduce traffic to one lane

  • Jun 10th, 2017 12:58pm

County to hold bridge-to-boat trail meetings in June

Bikers, hikers, paddlers, runners, horseback riders, fishing enthusiasts, beach strollers, sand castle…

  • May 31st, 2017 10:30am

Recycling in Island County being revisited

Voluntary curbside pickup for rural residents a possibility

  • May 31st, 2017 8:00am

Health ‘Heroes’ lauded for community service on Island County

Annual award recognizes going ‘beyond the norm’

  • May 26th, 2017 4:00pm

WhidbeyHealth consolidates billing offices to Coupeville

Improving customer service the goal of “First Call Resolve”

  • May 23rd, 2017 4:00pm

Tree climbing venture offers canopy views for the intrepid

Canopy climbing venture offers treetop views for the intrepid

  • May 25th, 2017 9:30am

WhidbeyHealth ‘digs and dives’ for good employees

Healthcare system celebrates its 800-plus staff

  • May 17th, 2017 8:00pm

Canoe races, Native traditions headline Coupeville festival

This Saturday’s high noon, high tide in Coupeville figures prominently in the…

  • May 17th, 2017 6:00am

WhidbeyHealth CEO gets praise, $70,000 bonus

Geri Forbes, CEO for WhidbeyHealth, received high praise and a $70,000 bonus…

  • May 13th, 2017 12:00pm

National healthcare changes worry hospital leaders

WhidbeyHealth administrators are stuck in wait and worry mode as the Republican…

  • May 10th, 2017 8:00am

New hospital addition may use 50 percent less energy

New heating system to cut energy use by half

  • May 9th, 2017 4:00pm

Day of Prayer observed in Coupeville

Under a long gone blue sky and a bright canopy of noonday…

  • May 6th, 2017 10:00am

Island County prescription program needs booster shot

More residents could be paying less for Rx

  • May 6th, 2017 8:00am

Tons of toxic trash targeted in state budget cuts

Program for poisons collected 300,000 pounds last year

  • May 3rd, 2017 9:58am

South Whidbey Days for Girls kits delivered to Haiti

Former Freeland resident founded global non-profit

  • Apr 29th, 2017 10:00am

WhidbeyHealth names new Coupeville board commissioner

Kurt Blankenship chosen from six candidates

  • Apr 28th, 2017 6:00pm

Island County least sunny locale of lower 48 states

We’re No. 1 in glum

  • Apr 21st, 2017 6:00pm

No home? No job. No job? No home. Homeless caught in catch-22 of rules

Housing Support Center paving the way to permanent shelter

  • Apr 12th, 2017 10:00am

Health Department overflowing with septic applications

Number doubles in five years with Whidbey growth spurt

  • Apr 12th, 2017 10:00am

NAS Whidbey Island economic study draws crowds, criticism

An estimated 150 people turned out for a standing-room-only presentation of a…

  • Apr 1st, 2017 6:00am

County seeks Community Health Hero nominations

Do you know an exceptional volunteer in the health field? Perhaps they…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 2:00pm

County approves $121,960 toward homeless help on South and North Whidbey

Oak Harbor homeless shelter to open April 13

  • Mar 28th, 2017 6:00pm

State letter sparks question: public health or Navy

The on-going controversy over Navy jet noise unexpectedly punctuated the ending of…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 4:00pm

County launches programs aimed at opiate addicts

Island County recently launched two programs aimed at opioid abuse. A new…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 2:20pm

County launches opiate program aimed at Whidbey, Camano addicts

Island County recently launched two programs aimed at opioid abuse. A new…

  • Mar 24th, 2017 4:05pm

WhidbeyHealth workers claim ‘hostile’ work environment at hospital

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center employees with the diagnostic imaging department warned health district…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 8:00am

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center expansion now 74 percent complete

Private “air-jet” massage tubs for mothers-to-be. Skylights shining above waiting rooms. Patient…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 6:00am

State road projects to be discussed at open house in Coupeville

Informal presentation by WSDOT in Coupeville

  • Mar 11th, 2017 8:00am

Island County offices return to full hours starting March 6

Coupeville campus open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to serve the public

  • Mar 1st, 2017 6:00am

This flu season resulting in more deaths than past years

Three Island County residents have died from influenza during a particularly severe…

  • Feb 25th, 2017 8:00am

Citizens: Don’t punish town for exercising free speech

Valentine’s Day was anything but sweet at an Island County commissioners’ meeting…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 2:00pm

Jet noise won’t be a problem, hospital chief says

Officials with WhidbeyHealth Medical Center should consider how proposed Navy Growler jet…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 10:00am

Volunteers needed to help Whidbey Veterans Resource Center

Training offered by South Whidbey group

  • Feb 11th, 2017 11:46am

Looking at ways to bring affordable housing to Whidbey

New government regulations adding to costs

  • Feb 8th, 2017 12:00pm

Garbage piling up at solid waste facility, county asks for dumping hiatus

Island residents asked to hold onto their trash for the weekend

  • Feb 7th, 2017 2:30pm

Gardner resigns from WhidbeyHealth board

Applicants needed to fill another vacant seat

  • Feb 4th, 2017 6:00am

Task force discusses steps toward affordable housing on Whidbey Island

New government regulations adding to costs

  • Feb 1st, 2017 10:00am

Rent still a contributor to homelessness of South Whidbey

Volunteers for Point in Time count look far and wide to gauge Island homelessness

  • Jan 28th, 2017 8:00am

Whidbey residents make history as part of Womxn’s March on Seattle

They caught the 8 a.m. Clinton ferry, loaded four buses in Mukilteo,…

  • Jan 24th, 2017 8:23am

Island County settles Wonn Road beach access lawsuit

In a 2-1 vote Tuesday, the Island County Board of Commissioners chose…

  • Jan 18th, 2017 4:49pm

Wonn Road dispute may finally end with settlement

A decades-long feud over shoreline property at the end of Wonn Road…

  • Jan 14th, 2017 8:00am

Pink hats and politics: Islanders join efforts toward women’s national march

Whidbey Island will be well represented next Saturday at the Women’s March…

  • Jan 16th, 2017 10:37am

Flu sufferers fill Whidbey Island waiting rooms

Flu is taking its toll on Island County with feverish people packing…

  • Jan 11th, 2017 8:00am

Freeland zoning reduced with growth plan OK

Island County finally has a long-term growth plan for the 9,452 additional…

  • Dec 27th, 2016 4:00pm