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County crews were working quickly on Tuesday afternoon to clear a mudslide just above the beachside community of Glendale, officials said.
Three four-legged sleuths combed Maxwelton Beach at Useless Bay for nearly four hours on Friday, searching for clues that might lead to the identity of an apparent homicide victim whose skull was found in the same area late last fall.
Langley’s local “yarn bombers” apparently ran afoul of the law, and new Police Chief Randy Heston found himself tangled in a bind in only his second week on the job.
Jessica Manca’s senior project at South Whidbey High School in Langley was…
Some employees at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland have been laid off temporarily, company officials confirmed Thursday. The layoffs are expected to last less than two months.
Fans of Langley’s past are looking for an effective way to preserve it for the future.
Rachel the Piggybank is expected back in Seattle today after recuperating for a month in Clinton from its confrontation with a taxi cab.
Local whale watchers are worried about Lolita, the orca that was captured in Penn Cove in 1970 and has been the star of the Miami Seaquarium, a major tourist attraction in Florida, for more than 40 years.
Quick action by a Bush Point homeowner, a former South Whidbey firefighter, contained a blaze in a small chicken coop early Monday morning before it could threaten a nearby house, fire officials said.
The search for clues continues in an effort to determine the identity of an apparent homicide victim whose partial skull was found late last fall on Maxwelton Beach.
True to the lawman tradition, Police Chief Bob Herzberg rode off quietly into the sunset this week after more than 32 years with the department.
The effort to establish a new federal credit union on Whidbey Island is gathering steam and daring to dream.
Skip Downing isn’t one to boast, but he says there’s a car in his garage that gets 60 miles to the gallon.
Nigel and Rachel Taber-Hamilton are together again on the same coast. And now they even have the same job.
Freeland sewer boosters appear to be in line for a $3.5 million low-interest loan from the state Department of Ecology, officials said Thursday.
Carol Maynard of Freeland considers herself a family planner. “I’d never want to have a baby in front of my father-in-law and some men in a parking lot,” she said Thursday afternoon.
A young Freeland family escaped injury when their detached garage and home theater caught fire early Friday morning, fire officials said.
Whidbey Island’s very own snowstorm struck Wednesday afternoon and overnight, dumping various…
A rarified vision of Freeland has moved another step closer to reality.
Trash collection will end next week at Whidbey’s most popular county parks because of budget woes, officials said this week.
At least one person was injured in a two-car head-on collision on snow-covered Highway 525 north of Freeland Tuesday morning, emergency officials said.
Specially trained “cadaver dogs” will be brought in next week to search Maxwelton Beach for other remains after a human skull now believed to be that of a homicide victim was found on the wet sand about three months ago.
Two young men await theft charges after at least 20 vehicles were entered and items taken in the Clinton area this past weekend, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.
A friend’s experience convinced Jessica Manca of Langley to focus her senior project at South Whidbey High School on a heartfelt approach to health.
Two young men await theft charges after at least 20 vehicles were entered and items taken in the Clinton area this past weekend, according to the Island County Sheriff's Office.
Spring is around the corner and heading up the street, and several organizations in Langley have joined together to nudge it along. The Langley Gardens Primrose Project kicks off next week with the city’s first clean-up campaign of the year.
Maureen Cooke is reaching back to the old country to put a new patina on her business life. The longtime downtown Langley shopkeeper and food purveyor is about to turn her hard-pressed Langley hamburger joint into a traditional English pub.
More than a dozen Langley boosters have moved closer to affiliation with a national program that focuses on downtown revitalization. They formed an interim board of directors and agreed on a name — Langley Main Street Association.
A shipfitter at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland was due to be released from the hospital Monday after being injured in a 15- to 20-foot fall from the deck of a boat, company officials said Monday.
It was a whale of a weekend for travelers on the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry.
A former South Whidbey resident escaped the turmoil in Egypt on Friday after a knuckle-biting trip from his houseboat on the Nile River to the Cairo airport, his mother said.
A series of residential break-ins in the Maxwelton Beach area in the past month have neighbors concerned.
Captn Blynd says the reaction to his plan to form a local medical marijuana cooperative has been slim to none. For local law enforcement, it appears to be wait-and-see.
Breathe easy, South Whidbey ferry commuters. Edmonds and Everett are off the table.
ROCKY POINT — Mike McVay just wants to stroll from his house across Saratoga Road down to the beach in his community near Baby Island without causing a ruckus. He wants others on Whidbey to be able to do the same in their neighborhoods, and for kayakers and canoeists to be able launch and to put into shore without impinging on private property, “and without getting yelled at.”
Sorry, Lorax. Trillium Woods has a new name, chosen from 95 suggestions received by the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, and it’s not yours.
Louis Muniz, an avid basketball player, says the South End needs a better outdoor place to play, so he’s jumping through hoops to try to get a new modular court for South Whidbey Community Park.
The Mudder will take the year off while organizers of the intrepid off-road bicycle race find a new place to pedal, founder Robert Frey said Thursday.
An ambitious vision for a second “Village by the Sea” on the South End, this one in Freeland, appears destined for the shredder, by popular demand.
Savy Savinelli has strong memories of the Flying Tigers. “I dug myself a foxhole, and laid in it and watched them shoot down Zeroes,” he said.
The impending sale of Todd Pacific Shipyards to an Oregon firm should have no effect on Nichols Brothers Boat Builders’ relationship with the Seattle company, said Matt Nichols, managing director for business development.
Someone broke into Casey’s Crafts in the Bayview Shopping Center late last Saturday night or early Sunday morning and made off with a heavy safe from the office, owner Laurie Davenport of Langley said Tuesday.
he city got a glimpse Wednesday night of what could be, through the eyes of a nonprofit movement specializing in downtown revitalization.
Around-the-clock emergency pumping in the upper Glendale Creek area near Clinton has all but ended the most recent flood threat to Glendale Beach, Island County Public Works Director Bill Oakes said Thursday.
Steven and Beverly Heising are toasting their retirement as the spirits move them. They've put up a still in their back yard - the first legal still in island history.
It could get crowded on the Langley City Council election ballot in the fall. Or maybe it won't, if you listen to the likely candidates.
Santa came early to several visitors to Good Cheer Food Bank in Bayview, thanks to members of three South End organizations.
South Whidbey Tilth, one of the island’s oldest farmers market, will switch from Saturdays to Sundays this spring.
Island County waded in this week to reduce severe flooding on upper Glendale Creek before it can pose another threat to the beleaguered Glendale beach community downstream.
Sebastian, the South End’s distinctive 10-year-old poodle, is rapidly cementing his celebrity.