Scott Dudley is taking his show on the road. Oak Harbor’s fired-up mayor is bringing his criticism of Island Transit’s board of directors to other elected officials across the island, though his message may not be well received. Dudley, who may be seeking re-election next year, is making Island Transit his personal crusade.
Leo Langer almost had his shot at facial hair infamy. The 43-year-old South Whidbey custodian at South Whidbey Elementary School took his untamed beard and face-width mustache to the World Beard & Moustache Championships in Portland, Ore., over the weekend. While lots of competitors went full-tilt with their outfits and facial hair, Langer opted for the au natural look, and passed on adding even a spritz of hair spray or a drop of gel.
Jim Campbell resigned from the embattled Island Transit board last week and urged his colleagues to follow suit.
Reports by the Washington State Auditor’s Office lays the blame for financial problems at Island Transit squarely at the feet of the five-member board.
Anyone interested in advising on policy issues regarding steelhead and cutthroat trout should consider joining the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) citizen advisory group.
Second Street’s plaza will have a spooky reveal Friday night.
Options to run the Island County Fairgrounds will be the main discussion item for the Port of South Whidbey commissioners tonight.
A group eager to learn turned out to the Whidbey Institute in Clinton this past weekend to search for mushrooms.
Firefighters had to use pneumatic tools to free a Greenbank man from his car Monday following a collision with a tree in Freeland.
In the face of diminishing funding for state parks, local parks staff said they are having to get creative to keep parks running smoothly.
Soroptimist International of South Whidbey Island will bring a global movement to educate girls and change the world to Whidbey Island this weekend with a screening of "Girl Rising." The feature film spotlights the stories of nine girls born into unforgiving circumstances, and the screening is in celebration of International Day of the Girl. It's also one of thousands of events around the world aimed at highlighting the transformative power of girls' education, according to a Soroptimist news release.
If money makes a difference in races for political office, then it appears Island County District 3 Commissioner candidate Karla Jacks will have a hefty advantage over challenger Rick Hannold in next month’s general election.
Whidbey Island’s first legal sale of recreational marijuana occurred Friday.
Despite lingering concerns about overspending, Island County commissioners adopted a $77 million budget Monday.
Voter ballots were mailed Oct. 14 and should be in mailboxes and post office boxes now.
Deputies are looking on South Whidbey for a former resident who is wanted for child molestation in Iowa.
Island County’s comprehensive plan, the Clinton Community Council’s goals and the Clinton area’s desires and needs all intersected at a meeting Thursday night.
Unable to reach a decision themselves, South Whidbey School Board directors are now looking to the region’s top education official for help in selecting a new member.
Whidbey Island's first recreational marijuana store is expected to open its doors Friday. Whidbey Island Cannabis Company owner Maureen Cooke said she's waiting for the delivery of her occupancy permit, but all the other hurdles are cleared for an 11 a.m. grand opening Oct. 24. She expects the first day to be "a zoo."
Demolition of a registered historic building officially has a process for review and rules to avoid “demolition by neglect” in Langley.