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Mysterious bag found | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Monday, July 2 At 7:59 a.m., a woman on Hamilton Drive… Continue reading

 

Lines from crab pots snarl ferries

Ferries and crab pots don’t mix, state officials warn. The ferries on the run between the Coupeville dock and Port Townsend were entangled in crab… Continue reading

 

Photo by Emily Gilbert/South Whidbey Record.
                                Samantha Ollis, of Langley, with her cows Duke, left, and Daisy, which she’s raised.

Menagerie at the fair

Kids in 4-H and their animals greeted visitors of the Whidbey Island Fair in Langley this week. Two girls showing their cows said they were… Continue reading

 

Dog rescued from bluff

Firefighters from South Whidbey Fire/EMS and Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue conducted a rescue of the four-legged variety Wednesday afternoon. At about 3:30 p.m.,… Continue reading

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Level 3 sex offender moves to Langley

The Island County Sheriff’s Office is holding a meeting Monday to talk about a Level 3 sex offender who recently moved to Langley. Jared A.… Continue reading

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EMS seeking levy renewal

Extending EMS levy ‘vital to our hospital system’

Don Lauer named Langley interim police chief

Officer sworn in as top cop by mayor

Local rotary club reaches worldwide

Fundraiser helps residents of poorest nations regain mobility

Clinton ADA beach dedication set for July 21

Blue mats bring beach time for all abilities

Photo by Dave Felice / Whidbey News Group
                                Samantha Ollis leads her cow, Daisy, which she will show at the Whidbey Island Fair.

4-H fundamental to fair

For one South Whidbey High School student, 4-H and the Whidbey Island Fair are essential parts of ensuring a successful future for the agricultural community.… Continue reading

Photo by Dave Felice / Whidbey News Group
                                Samantha Ollis leads her cow, Daisy, which she will show at the Whidbey Island Fair.

Freeland shopping center proposes to build sewage treatment facility

Owners of Freeland Plaza Shopping Center have submitted an application to replace the building’s septic system with a newer sewage treatment technology. The proposed membrane… Continue reading

Police say homeless man made threat

A homeless man is accused of threatening and fighting with a police officer who wouldn’t let him sleep in an Oak Harbor city park at… Continue reading

Commissioner candidate outpaces Hannold in funding

Candidate for Island County district three commissioner Janet St. Clair has raised approximately $40,000 more than her opponent, incumbent Rick Hannold, according to Public Disclosure… Continue reading

Fire destroys Glendale home

A fire destroyed a home just before midnight on Friday July 13 near Glendale on South WHidbey. Deputy Chief Jon Beck of South Whidbey Fire/EMS… Continue reading

Harbor seal pup. Photo by Sandra Dubpernell/Orca Network/Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network

Experts: Seal pups should be left alone

Pupping season is in full swing for the seals that visit the shores of Whidbey Island. The season started in June and lasts until August… Continue reading

Harbor seal pup. Photo by Sandra Dubpernell/Orca Network/Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network

New public art debuts in Langley

Steel and glass shape pieces chosen by arts commission

Seas, Trees, Pie Bike Ride is on the way

Cyclists of all ages will take to the roads as part of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s third annual Seas, Trees & Pie Bike Ride… Continue reading

Bus driver wins statewide Above Beyond Award

Washington State Transit Insurance Pool and Island Transit have announced that bus operator Jim Caveness of Greenbank is a recipient of the statewide “Above &… Continue reading

Restored sheep barn becomes a classroom in Ebey’s Reserve

The public is invited to celebrate the restoration and re-purposing of the 1930s-era Pratt Sheep Barn in Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve at a community… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Uninhabited house destroyed in blaze

Officials from Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue say they are unable to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed an uninhabited house Wednesday.… Continue reading