David Bagley was thrilled he had the winning silver salmon at the Sebo’s Whidbey Island Coho Derby.
Four people transported to Whidbey General Hospital Monday following a two-car crash in Freeland all suffered minor injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol.
A rural event center permit issued to Whidbey Wayfarer Farm in Langley has been appealed by neighbors who aren’t too excited about weddings in their Bayview Road neighborhood.
A 3-year-old Oak Harbor girl is healing after a she was bitten in the face by a pit bull last week.
Dan Porter Memorial Park buzzed with busyness and activity Saturday afternoon, a rare yet welcome sight in the struggling Clinton business area.
America’s fight over gun rights and the state’s proposed initiative for firearm sales regulations came to Langley City Hall on Monday.
Making the proposed new Bayview fire station fit onto the site and with the neighborhood led architects to a single building copying materials and colors from the surrounding historic rural area.
Whidbey News Group is holding a contest to find a cover photo for its seasonal visitor magazine, Winter on Whidbey & Camano. Due to the success of the 2013 reader-photo contest, we decided to host the competition again this year. We’re looking for iconic images that tell the story of life in Island County between October and March.
Retail zoning was approved for a small parcel on Second Street and DeBruyn Avenue in Langley on Monday night.
A plan to revamp Greenbank Farm and increase its economic viability won’t be considered by the Port of Coupeville until next year.
A quiet and relatively new community-backed financing program, WILL offers islanders with insufficient or poor credit history a chance to secure low or even 0-percent interest loans. Lacking many of the requirements and hurdles common with banks, lending can be accomplished quickly and is contingent more on a great idea and a solid business plan than insufficient credit history.
Two six-year plans, for capital improvement and transportation, were adopted Monday by Island County commissioners during the board’s regular business meeting.
Island County commissioners voted to extend the public hearing on the fish and wildlife update another few weeks.
Community Park’s new basketball court will soon receive an accompanying commemorative plaque and mount.
Langley may side with Initiative 594, the measure on Washington’s general election ballot about closing firearm sales loopholes.
A potential business zoning change to Langley will have a public hearing Monday.
The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office. Sunday, Aug. 17 4:50 p.m. — A woman on Campbell Road said her landlord’s son was sleeping in her driveway at random times. 6:35 p.m. — A man wearing a gray striped shirt and green khaki shorts stole pop, candy and a bag of chips from Payless Foods.
Anyone hoping to catch a late-night ferry back to Whidbey Island in the future may be out of luck.
Island Transit will hire an outside consultant to conduct a study on whether it makes sense to charge fares on buses.
Following through with a board consensus last month to study any fairgrounds management proposal carefully, Port of South Whidbey commissioners Tuesday agreed to seek county and state grants to fund an in-depth study.