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Lone Lake closes due to toxic algae bloom

Lone Lake is closed temporarily due to toxic algae levels that are…

 

Hands off your phone by Sunday, or face fines

New state law cracks down on distracted driving

 

$50 million WhidbeyHealth wing set to open next week

CEO Forbes “couldn’t be prouder” of taxpaxer-funded state-of-art facility

 

UW study pins orca pregnancy problems on lack of salmon

A new study links a lack of salmon to failed pregnancies in…

Grassroots effort aims to purchase land, preserve trails in Langley

When Langley resident Shelley Ackerman heard the properties containing the trails next…

Property tax hikes part of McCleary agreement

A hike in property taxes is coming in 2018 with an increased…

Man shot by officer in Oak Harbor was armed, police say

A man who was shot by a police officer Tuesday in downtown…

Man alleged to have destroyed two homes charged with first degree arson

A 48-year-old man accused of starting a fire that burned down two…

Only funeral home on South Whidbey closes

The only funeral home on South Whidbey closed Friday. Services Corporation International,…

Penn Cove a challenging course for Race Week sailors

35th annual Oak Harbor event a mix of tense days, toga nights

Airbnb impacts local hospitality industry

Every September, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts officials are faced with…

Be safe when clamoring for clams, health agency advises

Interactive map provides warnings, zooms in on beaches

Be safe when clamoring for clams, health agency advises

Interactive map provides warnings, zooms in on beaches

Celebrate America draws hundreds to Freeland Park

The 23rd annual Celebrate America event entertained hundreds for more than eight…

NAS Whidbey SAR team rescues kayaker in Dugualla Bay

A Whidbey Island kayaker may owe his life to a sharp-eyed member…

Whidbey celebrates independence the Maxwelton way

Some came to witness the hoards of colorful characters in the parade,…

Forty people participate in demonstration calling for President Trump’s impeachment

The first of what may become a series of protests calling for…

Clinton-Mukilteo ferry route down to one boat

The Clinton-Mukilteo ferry route is on one-boat-service until further notice, according to…

Arson suspect suffered from mental health issues, police say

A man suspected of starting a fire that destroyed two homes on…

Overdose antidote added to county opioid outreach team

Outside funding delivers 100 Narcan kits

Dancin’ in the streets; Langley Street Dance to feature music, beer garden, food

Langley’s Second Street Plaza may be hard to recognize this weekend. Hundreds…

Seawall Park to have a theme of ‘natural beauty’

A host of little changes currently underway are steering Seawall Park in…

Water main installed at South Whidbey High School garden

For months, South Whidbey School District Farm and Garden Coordinator Raelani Kessler…

  • Jul 1st, 2017

Whidbey photographers offer glimpse into Havana life

Walking through the streets of Havana, Marcia Wesley and three other South…

New, redesigned bus routes come to South End

More runs, a newly designed route for businesses and doctors’ offices and…

Compass Health program tackles mental health needs for Island County children

“They’ll get all up in your life” says grateful Mom

Langley City Council votes to rock on with OK of live music event

The show will go on. The Langley City Council gave The Machine…

Clinton man wins taekwondo sparring world championship

Whidbey Island has a mixed martial arts world champion. Jeffrey Chia of…

South Whidbey in running for ‘nicest’ place in America contest

Reader’s Digest Magazine has named South Whidbey a finalist in its Nicest…

National Geographic boat was damaged during launch; cruise company cancels scheduled tours

The National Geographic Quest, a 240-foot cruise boat completed by Nichols Brothers…

Don’t forget new Whidbey fireworks rules are in effect, sheriff warns

The fireworks season on Whidbey begins next week in Oak Harbor, but…

Organizers scrub Choochokam 2017, announce new vision

Choochokam is cancelled, again. An email sent to a Langley business by…

New website provides history behind Langley’s downtown buildings

The history behind many of Langley’s downtown buildings is now just a…

Freeland says goodbye to ‘the last chicken house’

A chapter of Freeland’s agricultural and pioneering past closed this week with…

Math camp; it’s cooler than it sounds

Cormac McCarthy doesn’t want kids to be afraid of math, but the…

Expect traffic delays on Highway 525 until fall

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

Island County officials brace for state budget crisis crunch

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

School board director disagrees with raise for superintendent

South Whidbey School District Superintendent Jo Moccia received her third annual raise…

Sanctuary city topic costs Langley a fifth of its annual legal budget

The sanctuary city discussion was a costly topic for the city of…

Nichols launches National Geographic Quest cruise boat

Holmes Harbor accepted Nichols Brothers Boat Builders latest contribution to the maritime…

WhidbeyHealth new addition to open July 7

Transferring of patients planned with military precision

Clinton man pleads ‘not guilty’ to vehicular homicide charge

Jeffrey Lewellen, the Clinton man accused of causing a collision that killed…

Mysterious case of missing bouncy house partially solved by eagle-eyed parks worker

Tom Fallon, South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District’s Groundskeeper, was just beginning…

South Whidbey High School, South Whidbey Academy graduate 118

South Whidbey High School graduate Spencer Fee knows that while one chapter…

Langley Middle School campus to house research, archive center

Langley Middle School’s doors may be closing to students next week, but…

Rooting out poison hemlock; Sunlight Beach good Samaritan gets help from neighbors

For nearly a decade, Jean Wilcox has been the bane of poison…

Commissioners make grant for trail contingent on jet-noise statement

A project to build a portion of a trail system in Central…

Two new sculptures coming to Clyde Alley in Langley

Clyde Alley was once barren of art. Today, it’s shaping up be…

Valedictorians talk challenges, obstacles, accomplishments

A total of 102 South Whidbey High School students will receive their…

Beusch appointed to Langley City Council seat

Burt Beusch is Langley’s newest city council member. Beusch was appointed to…