Patricia Guthrie

Short-term rentals, long-term controversy

Citizens debate temporary tenants: Guests or pests?

Peeking inside an artist’s world

Annual island tour opens studio doors

Wildfire smoke prompts new ban on burning

Island County punctuated its current ban on burning because of fire danger with an additional warning Monday that a ban is needed because of unhealthy… Continue reading

Burgua exits WICA’s stage

A guiding force during early, turbulent years

Seawall Park design on city agenda

Public hearing addresses new rules for nightly rentals

Flowers for Tokitae and her family in peril

Solemn Penn Cove ceremony for Puget Sound orcas

Young shark washes up on South Whidbey beach

‘A dead shark is not unusual, just infrequent’

Dishing up Shakespeare

The Commons cooks for Festival’s three plays

Langley shines in ‘State of the City ’

Mayor credits dedicated work of ‘many talented and giving people’

County announces new restrictions on plastic recycling

Only plastic bottles, containers marked No. 1 and No. 2 allowed

City revises tourism tax priorities

Emphasis on marketing, extending one-day events

Voters approve two tax levy extensions

Overwhelmingly support for WhidbeyHealth EMS and South Whidbey parks

‘Space for everyone’ created inside Langley’s old school

Open house Friday at South Whidbey Community Center

Global guitarist Andre Feriante brings festival to Whidbey

Two wineries host ‘Guitar Euphoria’ Aug. 10-12

Amelia Earhart seen in South Whidbey woods

‘They’ve been looking on the wrong island all this time.’

Langley tourism is setting records

Lodging and sales taxes settinng records

Hearing set on vacation rentals

New ordinance restricts rentals in Langley residential areas for six months

A new home for works of art

Museo gallery lands South Whidbey painter Pete Jordan, plans reception

Plastic recycling gets perplexing

Recycling plastic is getting plenty perplexing on Whidbey Island. Some recycling centers and curbside service still accept many kinds and shapes of plastic containers while… Continue reading

Island Senior Resources aims to raise $10k Aug. 1

Growing demand for essential services strains nonprofit agency