Patricia Guthrie

Hospital suffers budget blow

WhidbeyHealth suffered an unplanned budget hit this year, making September “not such a good month,” Ron Telles, chief financial officer, said at a recent meeting.… Continue reading


Board to decide trail proposals

Commissioners with South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District are expected to make decisions about controversial trail plans and projects Tuesday. The five-member board of commissioners… Continue reading


Mobile Turkey Unit firing up

‘Nobody on this island needs to go without a meal on Thanksgiving


Boat builder christens mighty new crane

The crack of a champagne bottle sounded at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders Friday as the Freeland shipyard celebrated a new piece of equipment that could… Continue reading

Saturday deadline for Mobile Turkey Unit meal orders

Volunteers needed for annual grassroots effort

Churches deliver cheer to Western State

Annual van full of donations helps residents

Orca Network will be listening in on killer whales

Most of the time, it sounds like the white noise soundtrack of sleep. Or perhaps the static of a faraway radio signal. But every once… Continue reading

Recalling a year of service 74 years ago

Erma Aldous still remembers startling a patient awake when she covered him with a blanket as the evening cooled. “He stared up at me,” she… Continue reading

Teachers receive nearly $40,000 in grants

Foundation raises record amount of funds

Traveling the world one string at a time

Guitarists combine music, history in novel concert

SUV crashes into Linds

Two people were transported to the hospital Friday afternoon after a car crashed through the wall at Linds in Freeland, according to fire officials from… Continue reading

Mayor: Langley should retain its police force

Langley should continue running its own police force and not join forces with the Island County sheriff, Mayor Tim Callison advised the city council Monday.… Continue reading

Pink belts battle cancer

Martial arts school fundraiser helps South Whidbey resident

Langley water use up, despite efficiency goal

Madeline Olson took shorter showers, installed two low-flow toilets and let the lawn water itself with rain at her Langley home in the Northview neighborhood.… Continue reading

‘Tear Jerkers’ camp on South Whidbey

After a summer of tow and go, they gather for ‘last bash’

Rotary fights against global scourge

‘In our lifetime, polio will be eradicated’ — Nick Wildeman

Pumpkin pie is elementary

Plant the pumpkin, bake the pumpkin, eat the pie

Parks District to discuss new trails, campground

Trails Open House set for Nov. 7

Fishin’ Club hooks members with a diversity of meetings

Northwest Native art to be discussed Thursday

Art and About

Uncommon Threads, 15th Annual Whidbey Weavers Guild show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 and Sat. Nov. 3 at Nordic Hall, 63 Jacobs Road Coupeville.… Continue reading