Push came to shove over a parking squabble at a Freeland golf course this week, and the dispute, along with the fate of the fairways themselves, may soon be in the hands of the courts.
Whidbey General Hospital commissioners are putting together a list of criteria to help them find the perfect chief executive officer, according to Commissioner Ron Wallin.
The Island County commissioners agreed Wednesday to find a contractor to manage the fairgrounds for one year.
Oak Harbor-based P&L Construction will build the new animal shelter in Coupeville, with ground breaking slated for late July.
A former Langley police officer is taking the city, the police guild and its new police chief to Island County Superior Court.
Hay farming is in full swing on Whidbey Island, as seen here in Langley this week.
A coalition of Island County cities, towns and special purpose districts are creating a plan to prepare for impacts of natural disasters.
The South Whidbey School District board will discuss and vote on the 2014-2015 school year budget, deciding upon items such as a revision to the substitute teacher policy and approval of repairs for the middle school football field.
The Langley City Council at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 21, may be one for the record books considering the healthy list of agenda items.
A proposal to move sheriff’s deputy files into the county’s human resources office was kiboshed by the county’s two Republican commissioners this week.
A 46-year-old Freeland man is accused of slicing another man on the hand with a knife during an argument about video surveillance, court documents state.
Management of the Island County Fairgrounds is still the responsibility of the Island County Fair Association, for now at least.
While candidates for Island County Commissioner District 3 share the desire to help shape the future of the county, their individual visions differ widely.
A career fireman found out what it’s like to be rescued this week after a morning crab pot check turned into a life-threatening emergency.
Acquiring key shoreline properties in Glendale for public use will mean the removal of an existing concrete boat launch and an over-water pier.
Whidbey Island Naval Air station will host an open house and 5K for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Ault Field. A 5K run along the base’s flight line will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. Aircraft displays include the EA-18G Growler, EA-6B Prowler, P-3C Orion and MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, and two unmanned aerial vehicles, the Scan Eagle and an Integrator.
When Holly Slothower wanted to find a way to better her future and gain some life skills, she found a great opportunity with Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue.
A petty officer stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station plans to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “Most Pullups in 24 hours” on July 26. Mike McCastle said he is performing the feat to raise awareness and funds to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project, and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured veterans and their families.
The Island County Sheriff’s Department will receive $75,778 for the Registered Sex Offender Address and Residency Verification Program. State funding in the amount of $4.8 million was allotted in 2012 to local law enforcement for fiscal year 2012 under state code for the verification of sex and kidnapping offenders.
The following are 9-1-1 calls to the island county sheriff’s office, south precinct.