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Mysterious grave | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Thursday, April 26 At 11:11 a.m., a clerk at a convenience… Continue reading

Island Transit taking comments on potential fares

Island Transit is seeking public input on the possibility of charging fares for bus and paratransit services in the future. The transit agency will host… Continue reading

Parlor Car 1799 is prepared for a trip across the Puget Sound. Courtesy Photo

Railway Museum acquires 117-year old Parlor Car from Whidbey Island

The car was built in 1901, was one of two train cars built to a specific design specification and is the only survivor of the two.

Parlor Car 1799 is prepared for a trip across the Puget Sound. Courtesy Photo

State, federal lawsuits filed against hospital

WhidbeyHealth is being sued in state and federal court for allegedly violating the state Open Public Records Act and for alleged age discrimination. Dr. James… Continue reading

Officials question ferry ridership projection

Island County is disputing low projected growth numbers for the Mukilteo-Clinton ferry route that Washington State Ferries recently presented as concepts for its long-range plan.… Continue reading

College seeks artists for mural

Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus seeking artists for outdoor mural project. The completed mural will be visible from the campus commons area and will… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2018

South Whidbey Port director resigns

New fairgrounds manager hired

Buddhist teacher to demonstrate art of calligraphy

One of the preeminent calligraphers in Japan and the abbot of Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery in Freeland will be at Bayview Hall in Langley… Continue reading

Lending tools, time and willing hands

Hearts & Hammers celebrates 25 years

Council addresses Highlands drainage

Homeowners warn of possible drinking water contamination

11-year-old collects 1,725 pounds of food for Good Cheer Food Bank

When Spencer Jonas turned 4 years old, he asked his friends to bring an item of food to his birthday party to be donated to… Continue reading

Cows stuck in mud | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Tuesday, April 10 At 3:50 p.m., a truck was reportedly stolen… Continue reading

Island County ranked among healthiest

U.S. News & World Report recently included Island County among its Healthiest Communities Honor Roll. Counties across the nation were placed in peer groups and… Continue reading

It’s an arch but it’s not golden

Renovation of tire store has people guessing

Here comes the sun: Freeland thrift store goes solar

New rooftop solar array lights and warms Community Thrift

County declines grant for Clinton trail

Federal funding for a proposed trail from the Clinton business district to Ken’s Korner will be declined at the request of two of the Island… Continue reading

Suspicious box spotted | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Saturday, April 7 At 8:22 a.m., a caller reported that 12… Continue reading

County guilty of unfair labor practices

An unfair labor practices complaint against the county has been won by the Island County Deputy Sheriff’s Guild. An examiner with the Public Employment Relations… Continue reading

Bill Plante

WICA again presents ‘Conversation on State of American Politics ’

Reporter Bill Plante to speak in Langley Sunday

Bill Plante

One mistake and 100 years of history

Whidbey writers follow trajectory of Inverted Jenny