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Filing week yields two more South Whidbey races: parks and city council

The close of filing week has revealed two additional races, one for…

 

Meet South Whidbey’s ‘Startup Queens’ | CORRECTED

If South Whidbey residents have a favorite community nonprofit, there’s a good…

 

South Whidbey girls golf accomplishes the ‘ultimate,’ wins state championship

South Whidbey girls golf won its first state title in program history…

 

Memorial Day event to honor South Whidbey veterans

The annual Memorial Day ceremony at Bayview Cemetery this week will have…

Ryan’s House may lose grant over minor debate

A non-profit organization that serves homeless youth on Whidbey Island may lose…

Tree climbing venture offers canopy views for the intrepid

Canopy climbing venture offers treetop views for the intrepid

Law, Constitutional expert to visit Whidbey, give lectures

In the wake of a highly contested 2016 presidential election, political engagement…

Useless Bay tidelands to remain under Parks purview

Hundreds of acres of Useless Bay tidelands will remain under the stewardship…

Dog House owners await building permit to begin repairs | CORRECTED

The owners of the Dog House in Langley will likely be issued…

Ready for another South Whidbey pool pitch? Group, district prep for a new discussion

Serious efforts to bring a public pool to South Whidbey appear to…

Langley sidewalk project draws ire, praise from residents

A new sidewalk project on First Street is moving ahead despite a…

Langley City Council now has two races

Langley has another city council race. Christy Korrow, chairwoman of Langley Planning…

WhidbeyHealth ‘digs and dives’ for good employees

Healthcare system celebrates its 800-plus staff

Langley inclusive ordinance goes back to city attorney for additional review

Those wanting a first reading of an inclusive city ordinance will have…

Langley city councilwoman wins national tennis championship with team

The look of pride was hard to miss on the face of…

Filing week to begin with Langley City Council vacancy

Two of three Langley City Council members up for election this November…

Island County deputy’s guild lawsuit finally heads to trial

After five years, a lawsuit between Island County and the Island County…

Useless Bay earthquake sounded like ‘sonic boom’ to some, went unnoticed by others

A small earthquake that originated in Useless Bay Thursday morning was one…

National healthcare changes worry hospital leaders

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

Bow fishermen return to Lone Lake for carp

Two more carp are in the bag and out of Lone Lake.…

New hospital addition may use 50 percent less energy

New heating system to cut energy use by half

Annual workday draws over 300 volunteers to fix 36 homes

Rick Emlee could hardly believe what he was seeing. About a half-dozen…

Island County prescription program needs booster shot

More residents could be paying less for Rx

A trip to Gitmo: prosecutor attends hearing of alleged USS Cole terrorist

From behind triple-pane glass at the back of an enormous courtroom, Island…

Possession Beach boat ramp redo set for June

A facelift of the public boat ramp at Possession Beach is finally…

Tons of toxic trash targeted in state budget cuts

Program for poisons collected 300,000 pounds last year

Hundreds participate in climate march through streets of Langley

Demonstrators numbering in the hundreds took aim at President Donald Trump’s policies…

Bayview Farmers Market official reports strong opening day

The 2017 farmers market season on South Whidbey opened Saturday, flowing with…

South Whidbey Days for Girls kits delivered to Haiti

Former Freeland resident founded global non-profit

Building a bridge to the beach; ADA upgrades planned for Clinton Beach Park

Getting closer to the water’s edge on South Whidbey will soon be…

Former Island County Jail deputies appear in court on charges of falsifying logs

Two former Island County corrections deputies accused of forging jail records after…

WhidbeyHealth names new Coupeville board commissioner

Kurt Blankenship chosen from six candidates

Langley business booster: clipper shuttles thousands to city in slow season

Things have felt a lot like summer over the past month and…

Deer Lagoon Grange celebrates 90th birthday with open house

It’s official: April 2017 will be known as Island County Grange month.…

Climate march to hit streets of Langley this weekend

Taking note of other climate marches happening around the country but wanting…

Elementary school students bid adieu to 234 salmon

Audrey Gmerek knew for months that this spring’s Salmon in the Classroom…

Status of gray whale hit by boat unknown

The fate of gray whale struck by a powerboat in Saratoga Passage…

First reading of inclusive city ordinance could come in mid-May

There appears to be some progress in Langley with an inclusive city…

New museum exhibit highlights 120,000 years on Whidbey

About 1,200 centuries ago, Whidbey was part of a broad alluvial plain…

South Whidbey High School’s Earth Day event hailed as ‘best’ to date

Lynda Moran wasn’t sure what her classmates and peers thought of the…

Island County drug court rules medication helps with addiction

Kody Schwiger gave up everything for heroin. A low-point, he recalls, was…

MV Tokitae hauls less by total, more on average; 144-car ferry still makes the grade, officials say

The state ferry Tokitae transported over 23,000 fewer cars, made 10 percent…

Hundreds hunt for stuffed bunnies in downtown Langley

Wyatt Walsh looked high and low for a stuffed bunny during the…

Langley’s ethics board concludes mayor’s bill to newspaper was ‘misdirected’

The Langley Ethics and Training Advisory Board determined that Mayor Tim Callison’s…

Opportunities to catch salmon improve slightly in 2017 around Whidbey but still grim

Salmon fishers on Whidbey Island might find a saltwater fishing license to…

Future of Freeland sewers still in doubt

Freeland Water and Sewer District commissioners wanted feedback, and they got it.…

Health Department overflowing with septic applications

Number doubles in five years with Whidbey growth spurt

30-mile Highway 525 paving project begins this week

Orange traffic cones are up along parts of Highway 525, and so…

Draft House budget bad news for South Whidbey campground grant request

For those on South Whidbey who enjoy camping, the Washington State House…