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Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in Freeland on Whidbey Island. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘King of the Hill’ is alive, well and on display in Freeland

‘I get people taking photographs all the time … and apparently it’s on Facebook’

Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in Freeland on Whidbey Island. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Black Box Theater repairs on the way

Port awards contract for construction

New bistro blooms

‘We want people to come here for the food as much as the wine’

Museum debuts history tour

Fundraiser combines talks, walk and wine tasting

Police ‘expert’ accused of assault

A Pierce County Sheriff’s sergeant who was hired by the City of Langley in a police use-of-force investigation was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault,… Continue reading

Hayes and Paul

Hayes’ voting record eyed

District 10 state House candidate Dave Paul said he’s running because he believes his opponent, incumbent Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, doesn’t adequately represent the area.… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018
Hayes and Paul

Man arrested after collision

An Oak Harbor man was arrested after causing an accident on Highway 20 near Coupeville on Oct. 7, the Washington State Patrol reported. Christopher B.… Continue reading

Video of deer at football game goes nationwide

A football game in Coupeville earlier this month made national news and spawned a viral video. A blacktail deer ran down the middle of the… Continue reading

Cheryl Wieldraayer was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2002.

Second opinion leads to second chance

Oct. is Breast cancer Awareness Month

Cheryl Wieldraayer was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2002.

Silence of the lambs | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Thursday, Sept. 27 At 12:26 a.m., a Childrens Avenue resident reported… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018
Glen Carpenter, an expert in use of force by law enforcement officers, demonstrates handcuffing techniques on former Langley police chief David Marks at a city council meeting earlier this year.

Use-of-force expert hired by Langley arrested for felony assault

A Pierce County Sheriff’s sergeant who was hired by the City of Langley in a police use-of-force investigation was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault,… Continue reading

Glen Carpenter, an expert in use of force by law enforcement officers, demonstrates handcuffing techniques on former Langley police chief David Marks at a city council meeting earlier this year.

WhidbeyHealth Hospice Care seeking volunteers

WhidbeyHealth Hospice Care is looking for volunteers. The hospital is offering a three-day training session, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 30,… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

Hundreds rally against jet noise

Nearly 500 people crowded into Central Whidbey’s historic Crockett Barn and spilled out into the surrounding grass during a rally against military jet noise Wednesday.… Continue reading

Suquamish is on the run

Newest ferry starts service on Clinton-Mukilteo route

South Whidbey field becomes helipad

Fire trucks and other emergency vehicles swarmed the parking lot of South Whidbey High School Thursday to help load a local resident into a helicopter,… Continue reading

Public hearing focuses on climate change

Should Langley support Initiative 1631?

Apple Day falling earlier

Apples are ripening early this year so the annual homage to the fall fruit is also earlier. This year, Apple Day is scheduled from 10… Continue reading

Whidbey Telecom adding DISH

Whidbey Telecom announced that it has added DISH to its list of product offerings. “The way people are getting their video entertainment is changing fast,”… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2018

Driftwood thieves | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Saturday, Sept. 22 At 12:09 p.m., a caller reported people stealing… Continue reading

Fire station construction on track

Progress of the new Bayview Fire Station is, “so far, so good,” according to district officials. Concrete footings were recently poured at the new site,… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2018