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Settlement reached with former police chief

Marks to receive $80,000, resigned Sept. 7

Booze thieves facing felonies

A man and a woman are accused of stealing expensive liquor in an organized manner from a South Whidbey grocery store last year, according to… Continue reading

Transit giving groups a lift

The inaugural van in Island Transit’s new RideLink program left the lot Monday afternoon with a group of optimistic staff members from Island Senior Resources.… Continue reading

Training slated at mussel rafts

Penn Cove Shellfish employees will participate in oil spill training Friday near the mussel rafts. The on-the-water exercises will likely include boil booms and other… Continue reading

Voters forum is set for Sept. 24

Individuals vying for county and state positions in the upcoming November election will answer questions at the Clinton Community Council’s Candidate Forum, 6 p.m. to… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Stranger found sleeping in rental house

An employee at a property management company found a stranger sleeping in a South Whidbey rental house Sept. 13, according to court documents. The employee… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, Fazkils, at the Clinton Community Hall.</em><em></em>

Hollywood actor, author reflects on his life, career in new book

Richard “Dick” Evans is an actor, writer and director with a long list of titles under his belt, and he can talk for hours about… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, Fazkils, at the Clinton Community Hall.</em><em></em>

Musical tributes to honor DjangoFest founder

‘Forever and ever, this will be Nick Lehr’s festival’

Fall festival returns to Greenbank Farm

Sept. 30 celebration of harvest and community

Bigger, better in-patient pharmacy coming to hospital

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center will soon be back in the business of making chemotherapy drugs when its new pharmacy opens in November. For about a year,… Continue reading

Open for business

Port pursues events, tenants for fairground buildings

South Whidbey Fire/EMS trains in SALT triage

Every Tuesday night, the team at South Whidbey Fire/EMS trains to keep skills sharp and to adopt new requirements and techniques for first responders. Recently,… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Woman facing prison for no-contact violation

A Langley woman was released from jail after serving time for violating a protection order and then violated the order again that same day, according… Continue reading

Lawsuit filed over meth, rape, murder house

A couple is suing Island County and an investment company after unwittingly purchasing a home on Camano Island that was the scene of a murder… Continue reading

Alzheimer’s group seeks help

The Alzheimer’s Association is recruiting volunteers to facilitate family caregiver support groups in Langley. The chapter-trained volunteers receive training, ongoing support, resources and continuing education… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

County burn ban lifted

Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels, the Island County Sheriff’s Office lifted the ban on outdoor burning in the county Friday. The sheriff’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

Questions sought for voter forum

The Clinton Community Council is seeking questions to ask candidates for Island County sheriff, county commissioner and state representative at its forum. The non-partisan event,… Continue reading

Final hearing set for county’s housing element

Barring any major last-minute changes, the Island County Board of Commissioners plans to adopt the county’s housing element of the comprehensive plan after a public… Continue reading

ID theft, bicycle chase lands man in prison

A South Whidbey man who stole from an elderly woman, trespassed on a property and tried to escape from a police car while riding a… Continue reading

Langley budget workshop set for Sept. 14

A City Council workshop to discuss Langley’s 2019 city government budget is scheduled 9-11 a.m., Friday , Sept. 14. The Special Council Workshop will begin… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018