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Attorney general wants stories about 9-1-1 outage

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to hear from residents impacted by the recent statewide 911 outage. Stories can be shared by sending an… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019
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                                Mushroom hunters found a partial skull in a woods on the north end of Whidbey.

Skull found on Whidbey

Mushroom hunters on North Whidbey discovered a partial skull in a woods on New Year’s Eve, according to Island County Coroner Robert Bishop. Searchers continue… Continue reading

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                                Mushroom hunters found a partial skull in a woods on the north end of Whidbey.

Pooper Troopers swoop in, scoop up

New pet waste removal business cleans yards across Whidbey Island

Langley urged to oppose Growler expansion

‘This will have ripple effects on South Whidbey’

WICA to showcase variety of art forms at Round 4

Langley’s Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, or WICA, presents “The Round 4” 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26. The multi-artist event showcases musicians/songwriters, a poet… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

WICA brings Russian pianist to stage

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, or WICA, will present world-class pianist Eleonora Karpukhova in her Whidbey Island debut 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27, as… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2019

Goosefoot grant boosts Whidbey Island Grown

Many Whidbey makers, growers and retailers will have new opportunities to collaborate thanks to a new grant from Goosefoot. Whidbey Island Grown, or WIG, recently… Continue reading

Shutdown delays final decision on Growlers

The partial federal government shutdown is delaying the secretary of the Navy’s final decision regarding EA-18G Growler aircraft at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Under… Continue reading

Fleeing suspects force their way into home

A man and a woman fled from a deputy and pushed their way into an occupied North Whidbey house in an effort to avoid arrest,… Continue reading

Foot found on beach remains a mystery

A human foot in a boot that washed ashore on Jetty Island in Everett this week isn’t that unusual an event, but it’s still a… Continue reading

Friends of Whidbey State Parks seek more members

South Whidbey, Possession Point sites subject of Jan. 12 meetings

Not a flush year for Clinton Community Hall

Fundraiser started for septic system overhaul

Sea Float Scramble to blow through town

Annual tradition geared toward kids and visitors

Sound Waters University set for Feb. 2 in Langley

Registration begins Dec. 28 for all-day classes on Salish Sea

Langley awards tourism funds

One dozen applicants and $115,000 in funding

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                                Sarah Bergquist of Waste Wise holds a pile of cords that have been recently donated at the Coupeville WSU Waste Wise location, totaling 140 pounds.

Recycling help available for Christmas lights, power cords

Waste not, want not. The WSU Waste Wise of Island County wants to help people make wise “waste” choices this holiday season by getting rid… Continue reading

<strong>Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.</strong>
                                Sarah Bergquist of Waste Wise holds a pile of cords that have been recently donated at the Coupeville WSU Waste Wise location, totaling 140 pounds.

UFO discussion set for Whidbey

On Nov. 27, a man in Oak Harbor reported to a UFO tracking website that he and his fiancee had watched unusual lights in the… Continue reading

9-1-1 outage hits Whidbey, service back to normal

Island County’s 9-1-1 emergency dispatch system is back to normal operation after an outage at the end of last week. “We were affected just like… Continue reading

Langley economy anchored by Clipper Christmas ship

Weekends filled with hundreds more shoppers

2018: South Whidbey in review

Rogue cops, lots of protests and digging up a really old tooth