Mathew Gordon experimented on himself to perfect what he claims is a medicine that can cure everything from hepatitis C to bee stings.
School is in session at the South Whidbey School District. Kids put away their swimsuits and donned their backpacks today, bidding farewell to summer break as a new school year began.
Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.
An environmental review of the proposed Mukilteo ferry terminal is officially completed. With the Federal Transit Administration’s Record of Decision, the state Department of Transportation, Ferries Division can move on to the terminal’s design.
Teresa Wheeler, a teacher for South Whidbey School District, is presently in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center according to the assistant director of the Media and Communication department, Susan Gregg.
Langley hosted 44 boats, ranging from 20-foot pleasure crafts to 66-foot yachts for the sixth annual DockStock at South Whidbey Harbor.
Women can get a free cholesterol/blood sugar/triglyceride heart health screening later this month at Island Athletic Club.
Fred O’Neal, a longtime South Whidbey School District board member, handed in his resignation at the school board meeting Wednesday night.
A former Whidbey Island resident made a name for himself this summer. They call him the Alabama Band Bandit.
A bunch of people on Whidbey Island are hoping they can soon put the adage “Teach a man to fish” and apply it to a few dozen children.
Freeland Hall was built as a venue for unity and support in a budding community — a place where the First Thursday Club, which eventually joined with the Community Activity Club to form the existing Holmes Harbor Activities Club, could meet to discuss issues of the day, and a place where hundreds of families would come to gather to celebrate matrimony, important achievements, birthdays and life throughout the years.
Commissioners appointed a new member of the Law and Justice Council for an unusually long term despite opposition from Commissioner Helen Price Johnson. Gerald Betts was appointed to the council last week for a term that begins immediately and runs through February 2017, a two year and six month appointment.
The South Whidbey School District will welcome seven new staff members for the 2014-15 school year tonight. The board will also read and discuss a proposed change to the policy regarding staff evaluation procedures. The board proposes to change the wording of the evaluation procedure document to read that evaluations of non-administrative certificated staff performance “shall be done in compliance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement with [South Whidbey Education Association].”
A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at the Island County commissioners meeting.
The Langley City Council and Planning Advisory Board are at odds over the expansion of retail zoning to areas beyond downtown. City zoning limits retail to the city’s commercial core, largely bound by Anthes and Cascade avenues to the west and east, and First and Third streets to the north and south. The idea, as discussed by city council members Monday, is to keep a vibrant commercial area and limit the disruptions to residents. For example, a high-traffic store may mean regular noise of cars and people, whereas a doctor’s office is less busy.
The Island County Sheriff's Office is looking for Christian Shorey, wanted for burglary.
The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District passed on buying 10 acres of potential trail land.
Port of South Whidbey Commissioners sang the same song regarding the Possession Beach boat ramp at a special meeting Tuesday.
Greg Gilles is known throughout South Whidbey as a respected homebuilder.
Where did the money go and what is Island Transit going to do about it? This was the main question repeated by an angry and confused room full of people at the Island Transit board meeting Friday in the wake of financial mismanagement, service reductions and staffing cuts.