Right to left: Michael Scott, Norma Smith and most recently Scott Chaplin are all vying for position 1 in the House of Representative

Write-in Dem steps forward to challenge Smith, Scott

  • Oct 25, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Oct 26, 2016 at 5:24PM

The quiet and seemingly already decided race for South Whidbey’s state representative seat just got a bit more interesting with the emergence of a third challenger.


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Orcas spotted off Whidbey shores, whale group announces

  • Today at 4:51PM

PRESS RELEASE | ORCA NETWORK — Southern Resident orcas have arrived in Puget Sound. Members of J and K pods (and L87 who travels with J pod) were seen early this month crossing into Admiralty Inlet, continuing south and making their way to Point No Point, Hansville on the Kitsap Peninsula by nightfall.

Cultus Bay crash closes road, sends 3 to hospital

  • Oct 26, 2016 at 8:00PM

Both lanes of Cultus Bay Road in Clinton were closed for about 30 minutes on Friday morning following a three-car collision near Glendale Road.

Refinancing of tax bond may save money for South Whidbey taxpayers

  • Oct 26, 2016 at 4:00PM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District recently completed the refinancing of its 2008 unlimited tax general obligation bonds, and it may have saved South Enders money. District staff said the refinancing achieved a total net saving of $101,951 for South Whidbey taxpayers.

Rape charge dismissed against man, 35, in Freeland case

  • Oct 26, 2016 at 2:00PM

Prosecutors recently dismissed charges against a 35-year-old man accused of raping a woman in her Freeland home in August. The case may not be over, however. The charges were dismissed without prejudice so they can be refiled in the future if the evidence supports them, according to Island County Chief Deputy Criminal Prosecutor Eric Ohme.

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