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Whidbey a great place to celebrate World UFO Day

Washington is best state to spot flying saucers

WhidbeyHealth chief outlines hospital woes, goals

WhidbeyHealth CEO Ron Telles admits the hospital district is facing financial and morale problems and says he’s working to fix those issues. During a Council… Continue reading

Investigation closed with little evidence of attack

Police closed an investigation into allegations that “Hispanic men” assaulted a teenage girl on South Whidbey June 7 after finding no evidence to back up… Continue reading

Fourth of July begins early on South Whidbey

A late booking of a pyrotechnician 25 years ago helped create perfect cohesion for patriotic celebrations on South Whidbey. By the time Matt Chambers and… Continue reading

Maverick Christensen graduates cum laude

Bret and Goldie Christensen of Freeland announce the graduation of their son MAVERICK CHRISTENSEN cum laude with a bachelor of science degree specializing in marine… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Event helps Good Cheer feed hungry pets

Good Cheer received 320 lbs. of cat and dog food, thanks to Animal Hospital by the Sea

Island Rowers to honor founder at ceremony

The Island Rowing Association is holding a christening ceremony 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 at Freeland Park in memory of the club’s founder, Dave… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Outcast presents ‘Inherit the Wind’

Outcast Productions is presenting a well-known classic, “Inherit the Wind,” in a staged reading at the Outcast Theater at the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds at 7:30… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Input sought on ferry dock food

The state Department of Transportation wants to know what its passengers are hungry for. The new Mukilteo ferry terminal will have space for one “grab-and-go”… Continue reading

  • Jun 25, 2019

Refugee death recalls a different time

The recent death of a former immigrant from Vietnam who once lived on South Whidbey represents an end of an era, according to a resident… Continue reading

Fecal coliform persists in surface water

County plans more outreach

Why did the boat cross the road?

Because it needed to sea about repairs…… Continue reading

Deer stomps on woman’s foot | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department: Thursday, June 13 At 9:59 a.m., a man in a boat… Continue reading

Two groups look at reviving Choochokam

Who owns the name is still a question

Agency hosting foster care info session

In an effort raise awareness of the need for foster parenting on Whidbey Island, Service Alternatives - Children and Family Services is hosting an informational… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

SmileMobile is headed to Langley

The SmileMobile is rolling toward Whidbey Island. The SmileMobile is a three-chair mobile dental van that travels the state offering dental services to children, youth… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Maxwelton button winner announced

The Maxwelton 2019 Button Winner has been announced as 11-year-old Abigail Knott. She is very excited about winning the button contest, according to the Maxwelton… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Two Freeland roads to be closed July 3

Two roads in Freeland will be closed from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 3. They are Shoreview Drive between Freeland Avenue and Stewart… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Freeland regulations finally adopted

Freeland’s future growth is now regulated by standards created through more than a decade of work. “It’s a banner day to have this public hearing,”… Continue reading

WhidbeyHealth and nurses union at stalemate in bargaining

Members of the local nurses union seem to like what the new WhidbeyHealth CEO has to say; now they are waiting to see if his… Continue reading