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Habitat for Humanity to host community appreciation event

Habitat for Humanity of Island County wants to provide an opportunity for the public to learn about what the organization does and how dire the… Continue reading

Clinton clinic closure subject of June 11 WhidbeyHealth forum

CEO Ron Telles to explain switch in services

Freeland intersections getting safety updates

Expect traffic delays through June

Island County Commissioners cut ties with hearing examiner

Island County commissioners are looking to sever ties with its longtime hearing examiner. At a work session Wednesday, commissioners asked Island County Planning Director Hiller… Continue reading

Cat killed as deer continue onslaught

Doe trampled a dog last week

Highway work set for North Whidbey

On Thursday, a section of State Highway 20 north of Oak Harbor will be reduced to a single lane as a construction project continues, according… Continue reading

Langley Farmers Market has new location, new day

Thursdays from 2 to 6 p.m., produce pops up in Frick Alley

South Whidbey Rotary Club offers grants

The Rotary Club of South Whidbey is now taking grant applications from local qualifying groups. Applicants should be registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Applicants should include… Continue reading

WhidbeyHealth closes its Clinton clinic for primary care

WhidbeyHealth closed its clinic in Clinton to primary care patients Friday and plans to reopen it as a laboratory and diagnostic imaging facility July 1.… Continue reading

Port of Coupeville moving forward with broadband study

The Port of Coupeville is working to upgrade to a fiber-optics system that would bring faster internet to Whidbey Island. The port received a $50,000… Continue reading

Island-hopping bear is caught and returned to wild

“The nicest bear” is back in the wilderness after a fruitless search for companionship took him to 11 different islands, including Whidbey. The teenage black… Continue reading

Man accused of cyberstalking South Whidbey woman

A man is accused of cyberstalking for allegedly threatening a South Whidbey woman on social media, according to court records. The woman reported to the… Continue reading

Langley mayor makes pitch

City applies for grant to fund utilities project

Neighbors worried as deer kills dog, attacks people

A truculent deer in a Langley neighborhood killed one dog and put another one in the hospital last week. Resident Mark Lynch said dogs aren’t… Continue reading

Mark Sargent of Whidbey Island is on the screen with Texas YouTuber Patricia Steere as she broadcasts “The Flat Earth and Other Hot Potatoes” from her Houston home. The two also share cameo roles (and some sexual tension) in the documentary “Behind the Curve” which was picked up by Netflix. (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle)

Netflix picks up Flat Earther documentary

Mark Sargent recently returned from a speaking engagement in New Zealand. To him it’s not a land “down under.” “Geographically, it is on the outer… Continue reading

Mark Sargent of Whidbey Island is on the screen with Texas YouTuber Patricia Steere as she broadcasts “The Flat Earth and Other Hot Potatoes” from her Houston home. The two also share cameo roles (and some sexual tension) in the documentary “Behind the Curve” which was picked up by Netflix. (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle)

Whale-on-whale feasting ‘unusual’ for Whidbey waters

‘For the transient orcas, gray whales are a part of their diet’

Navy won’t say if UFOs spotted over Whidbey

Leaders in the Navy’s information warfare community are asking aviators around the world to report any unidentified flying objects they’ve seen. The Navy isn’t saying… Continue reading

Swim lessons offered at Admiral’s Cove

Young aspiring swimmers in Central Whidbey need not travel far this summer for lessons, despite the unexpected closure of Camp Casey’s pool. Admiral’s Cove Beach… Continue reading

South Whidbey violinist graduates Juilliard, heads to Royal Academy of Music

Mira Yamamoto, 21, who learned to love music as an Island Strings student, graduated May 24 from the Juilliard School in New York City. She’s… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2019