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Elderly Clinton woman guilty of killing sister

Two years ago, an elderly Clinton woman shot her sister in the head with a .38 Special Ladysmith revolver and then fought ferociously with her… Continue reading

 

Police chief talks about investigation

David Marks gives his side of controversial incident

 

Meltdown at Goose Community Grocer

‘Heartbreaking’ loss of ruined food from ‘fridge failure

 

WhidbeyHealth nurses trained to assess victims of sexual assault are left to right: Jackie Blankenship, Rebecca Pina, program manager Jackie Bassett, Jacqueline Moore and Sherry Phay. Cynde Robinson, director of Coalition against Domestic Violence, is in the back row. Team member nurses Krista Burckhardt, Gayle Wallen and Tonya DeYoung were unavailable for the photo.

Sexual assault victims can be assessed locally

WhidbeyHealth trains specialty nurse team

  • May 22, 2018
WhidbeyHealth nurses trained to assess victims of sexual assault are left to right: Jackie Blankenship, Rebecca Pina, program manager Jackie Bassett, Jacqueline Moore and Sherry Phay. Cynde Robinson, director of Coalition against Domestic Violence, is in the back row. Team member nurses Krista Burckhardt, Gayle Wallen and Tonya DeYoung were unavailable for the photo.

Town talk pinpoints people and paths

Langley takes step in mapping trails

Tunnel vision: Time for ‘Golden chains’

Crowds gather at Bayview nursery for annual display

Langley Police Chief David Marks

Prosecutor declines to charge chief

The Island County prosecutor declined to charge Langley Police Chief David Marks with a crime in connection with a use-of-force incident that occurred last November.… Continue reading

Langley Police Chief David Marks

Former astronaut to meet Whidbey Radio Operators Saturday

Former NASA Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper will talk about her experiences in space at this month’s meeting of the Island County Amateur Radio Club at 9… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

‘Order up!’ at Flower House Cafe

Bigger kitchen, more seating at renovated Bayview eatery

Neighbors, wineries dispute proposed rules

Island County planning staff and the planning commission are attempting to wade through a sea of public comments that are in direct conflict with each… Continue reading

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News Group
                                South Whidbey resident Jonathan “Lexzi” Zupan appears in Island County Superior Court with attorney Margot Carter Monday for a sentencing hearing.

Gas station robber pleads guilty, sentenced to prison

A woman who committed two armed robberies of a gas station in Clinton last year was sent to prison Monday. Jonathan “Lexzi” Zupan, 24, pleaded… Continue reading

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News Group
                                South Whidbey resident Jonathan “Lexzi” Zupan appears in Island County Superior Court with attorney Margot Carter Monday for a sentencing hearing.
Billie Jung, right, and Elaine Meaker trim rhodies at Meerkerk Gardens recently. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Mother’s Day at Meerkerk

Annual concert a sensory delight

Billie Jung, right, and Elaine Meaker trim rhodies at Meerkerk Gardens recently. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
Photo by Rick Chapman
                                New owners of Central Whidbey’s historic Captain Whidbey Inn are, from left, Matt French, his brother, Mike, and Eric Cheong. The three take a break on the inn’s porch. For the full story, see page A9 of today’s Whidbey News-Times

A venerable local captain acquires three new — and young — commanders

The Captain Whidbey Inn, a beloved Central Whidbey landmark, has been around for 111 years. Recently, as we sat on the inn’s outdoor cocktail deck… Continue reading

Photo by Rick Chapman
                                New owners of Central Whidbey’s historic Captain Whidbey Inn are, from left, Matt French, his brother, Mike, and Eric Cheong. The three take a break on the inn’s porch. For the full story, see page A9 of today’s Whidbey News-Times

Island Transit taking comments on potential fares

Island Transit is seeking public input on the possibility of charging fares for bus and paratransit services in the future. The transit agency will host… Continue reading

State, federal lawsuits filed against hospital

WhidbeyHealth is being sued in state and federal court for allegedly violating the state Open Public Records Act and for alleged age discrimination. Dr. James… Continue reading

Officials question ferry ridership projection

Island County is disputing low projected growth numbers for the Mukilteo-Clinton ferry route that Washington State Ferries recently presented as concepts for its long-range plan.… Continue reading

South Whidbey Port director resigns

New fairgrounds manager hired

Lending tools, time and willing hands

Hearts & Hammers celebrates 25 years

Council addresses Highlands drainage

Homeowners warn of possible drinking water contamination

Island County ranked among healthiest

U.S. News & World Report recently included Island County among its Healthiest Communities Honor Roll. Counties across the nation were placed in peer groups and… Continue reading