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Linda Thomas

Elderly Clinton woman guilty of killing sister

Two years ago, an elderly Clinton woman shot her sister in the head with a .38 Special Ladysmith revolver and then fought ferociously with her… Continue reading

 

Police chief talks about investigation

David Marks gives his side of controversial incident

 

Meltdown at Goose Community Grocer

‘Heartbreaking’ loss of ruined food from ‘fridge failure

 

WhidbeyHealth nurses trained to assess victims of sexual assault are left to right: Jackie Blankenship, Rebecca Pina, program manager Jackie Bassett, Jacqueline Moore and Sherry Phay. Cynde Robinson, director of Coalition against Domestic Violence, is in the back row. Team member nurses Krista Burckhardt, Gayle Wallen and Tonya DeYoung were unavailable for the photo.

Sexual assault victims can be assessed locally

WhidbeyHealth trains specialty nurse team

  • May 22, 2018
WhidbeyHealth nurses trained to assess victims of sexual assault are left to right: Jackie Blankenship, Rebecca Pina, program manager Jackie Bassett, Jacqueline Moore and Sherry Phay. Cynde Robinson, director of Coalition against Domestic Violence, is in the back row. Team member nurses Krista Burckhardt, Gayle Wallen and Tonya DeYoung were unavailable for the photo.
Left to right: Eva Wirth, Emma Callahan, Chloe Goethel, Macie Vande Werfhorst, Naomi Atwood, Gabe Gandarias, Maddox Smith-Heacox & Max Rodriguez. Not pictured: Emmett Layman, Zander Kuschnerei and coach Clyde Monma.

SW Middle School Math Teams Capture 5 Medals

South Whidbey Middle School entered five teams in the Washington State Math Olympiad Competition on Saturday, April 28th. Medals were given to the top scoring… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018
Left to right: Eva Wirth, Emma Callahan, Chloe Goethel, Macie Vande Werfhorst, Naomi Atwood, Gabe Gandarias, Maddox Smith-Heacox & Max Rodriguez. Not pictured: Emmett Layman, Zander Kuschnerei and coach Clyde Monma.

Town talk pinpoints people and paths

Langley takes step in mapping trails

Langley Police Chief David Marks

Prosecutor declines to charge chief

The Island County prosecutor declined to charge Langley Police Chief David Marks with a crime in connection with a use-of-force incident that occurred last November.… Continue reading

Langley Police Chief David Marks
Aurora Coffey

South Whidbey High School student wins AAUW prize

South Whidbey High School student, Aurora Coffey, won First Place and a $100 prize in the wall art category for her watercolor painting titled “Pomegranate”… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018
Aurora Coffey

Former astronaut to meet Whidbey Radio Operators Saturday

Former NASA Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper will talk about her experiences in space at this month’s meeting of the Island County Amateur Radio Club at 9… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

Island County looks at building air park road

Island County will apply for a grant to study the potential of building a road to the industrial area of Whidbey Air Park. Part of… Continue reading

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                                Left to right: Grace Callahan, Carli Newman, Oliana Stang, Sean Miles, Magnus Nyberg, Max Rodriguez, Aidan O’Brien, Annika Hustad (Not pictured: Coach Clyde Monma)

SW High School math teams place 1st in state

Three South Whidbey High School math teams earned a trip to the Washington State Mathematics Council High School Competition at Central Washington University held on… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018
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                                Left to right: Grace Callahan, Carli Newman, Oliana Stang, Sean Miles, Magnus Nyberg, Max Rodriguez, Aidan O’Brien, Annika Hustad (Not pictured: Coach Clyde Monma)

Tourism tax committee members needed

Langley council forming advisory group

  • May 18, 2018

Loose goats found, owner wanted

A South Whidbey woman is trying to find the owner of a couple of wayward goats she came across in her neighborhood. Eric Kelly said… Continue reading

Langley trail system to be explored

Thursday meeting step toward goal

‘Order up!’ at Flower House Cafe

Bigger kitchen, more seating at renovated Bayview eatery

Neighbors, wineries dispute proposed rules

Island County planning staff and the planning commission are attempting to wade through a sea of public comments that are in direct conflict with each… Continue reading

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                                South Whidbey resident Jonathan “Lexzi” Zupan appears in Island County Superior Court with attorney Margot Carter Monday for a sentencing hearing.

Gas station robber pleads guilty, sentenced to prison

A woman who committed two armed robberies of a gas station in Clinton last year was sent to prison Monday. Jonathan “Lexzi” Zupan, 24, pleaded… Continue reading

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                                South Whidbey resident Jonathan “Lexzi” Zupan appears in Island County Superior Court with attorney Margot Carter Monday for a sentencing hearing.
Billie Jung, right, and Elaine Meaker trim rhodies at Meerkerk Gardens recently. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Mother’s Day at Meerkerk

Annual concert a sensory delight

Billie Jung, right, and Elaine Meaker trim rhodies at Meerkerk Gardens recently. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Langley agrees to “model civil behavior and tone”

Council discusses civility and ethics codes

Hawaiian Chieftain stars at Coupeville SailFest

Whidbey’s first tall ship celebration May 16-23