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Rabbits raid Langley City Hall garden, but overall population appears to be on the decline

Sylvia Hollis has waved the white flag in her clash with Langley’s…

Coupeville doctor in ‘satisfactory stable’ condition following plane crash

A Coupeville ophthalmologist is recovering at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after…

Annual Bunny Daze is just around the corner in Langley

A bunny craze is about to hit Langley. The 2017 Bunny Daze…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Langley preps for annual Welcome the Whales Parade and Festival

Whales might not swing by Langley next weekend, but people dressed like…

The $64 question; Langley ethics board to weigh in

The Langley Ethics and Training Advisory Board is reviewing Mayor Tim Callison’s…

Town of Coupeville unveils updated website with audio, video

The Town of Coupeville unveiled a new website that, officials say, gives…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Oak Harbor man dies in one-car accident Thursday morning

A 74-year-old Oak Harbor man died in a car accident on Highway…

VA reps to assist veterans with enrollment, eligibility

Before 76-year-old Navy veteran and Coupeville resident Art Durand connected with the…

Coupeville Middle School student accused of writing ‘hit list’

A 13-year-old student at the Coupeville Middle School was arrested Wednesday for…

Training unsung heroes; EMTs handle nearly 80 percent of fire district calls

Not all classrooms are set in school buildings and lecture halls. In…

Nichols Brothers launches ‘heaviest vessel’ in recent memory

Nichols Brothers’ most recently completed and heaviest vessel launched “in a long…

Comcast outage affects 13,000 devices on Whidbey

A failure of key Comcast equipment in Burlington knocked out cable and…

Volunteers needed for upcoming workday to repair South Whidbey homes

Hearts and Hammers needs volunteers for an upcoming workday on May 7…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

NAS Whidbey Island economic study draws crowds, criticism

An estimated 150 people turned out for a standing-room-only presentation of a…

Port of South Whidbey, Goosefoot kitchen plan discussed

A proposed deal between the Port of South Whidbey and Goosefoot to…

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Whidbey Island Fairgrounds property transfer wraps up

The votes are in, the signatures signed and the deed filed. The…

Annual Earth Day Festival scrubbed from Whidbey Earth & Ocean Month

Whidbey Earth and Ocean Month 2017 will not include the annual Earth…

South Whidbey School Board says ‘no’ to later start times

A request for later start times in the South Whidbey School District…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

LMS students aim to bring famed burger joint to Whidbey

Dick’s Drive-In may not be coming to South Whidbey anytime soon, but…

County seeks Community Health Hero nominations

Do you know an exceptional volunteer in the health field? Perhaps they…

Firefighter, EMT of the year named at South Whidbey Fire/EMS awards banquet

For any South Whidbey Fire/EMS volunteer firefighter or EMT, awarding one for…

March landslides damage South Whidbey home, roads

It’s landslide season, and as usual Whidbey Island does not disappoint. In…

County approves $121,960 toward homeless help on South and North Whidbey

Oak Harbor homeless shelter to open April 13

State letter sparks question: public health or Navy

The on-going controversy over Navy jet noise unexpectedly punctuated the ending of…

County launches programs aimed at opiate addicts

Island County recently launched two programs aimed at opioid abuse. A new…

HUB in Langley to stay open over spring break

For the first time in its two-plus-decade existence, The HUB will be…

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Concern about security of South Whidbey Primary School, transition questions draws parent meeting

Concern about South Whidbey Primary School’s security, as well as questions about…

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Clinton man with stolen car charged

A night cruising around in a stolen car has left a Clinton…

South Whidbey teens arrested after string of car thefts

A car-stealing spree that began in Coupeville on Tuesday, ended in Oak…

Therapy dog helps South Whidbey Elementary School students read, relax

Students have come to know it as “Ruby Time.” Aiden Moore, 7,…

Island County Senior Services changes its name

Island County Senior Services has a new name — Island Senior Resources.…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

County launches opiate program aimed at Whidbey, Camano addicts

Island County recently launched two programs aimed at opioid abuse. A new…

Island County to host public hearing over fairgrounds transfer

The county is inviting the public to comment on the sale and…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Ex-Oak Harbor police officer pleads to federal child porn charge

A former Oak Harbor school resource officer who exchanged sexually explicit images…

Amendments made to Langley’s code of ethics

Two amendments were made to Langley’s code of ethics at the city…

WhidbeyHealth workers claim ‘hostile’ work environment at hospital

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center employees with the diagnostic imaging department warned health district…

Langley councilwoman won’t resign early as planned

Langley City Councilwoman Rene Neff won’t resign this summer as planned. Neff…

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center expansion now 74 percent complete

Private “air-jet” massage tubs for mothers-to-be. Skylights shining above waiting rooms. Patient…

Langley is officially inclusive; city council also agrees to keep ordinance discussion alive

Langley is now an inclusive city by resolution, and may later become…

Hawk spends 12 hours in The Goose swooping shoppers, scaring employees

A sharp-shinned hawk made The Goose its home for about 12 hours…

Langley inclusive city ordinance returns, with teeth

A draft inclusive city ordinance to be unveiled and examined by the…

Over 200 homes to be affected by planned power outage

Over 200 homes in the areas of French, Sills, Bailey and Maxwelton…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Tuesday outage in Clinton caused by wreck

A collision that took out a power pole in Clinton early Tuesday…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Two young adults require marine rescue

South Whidbey Fire/EMS, Camano Fire Department and the U.S. Coast Guard teamed…

  • Mar 18th, 2017

Guitar, ukulele program brings music to the classroom

In the late afternoon on March 7 inside South Whidbey Elementary School,…

Port of South Whidbey OKs over $23,000 in economic development grants

Port of South Whidbey commissioners on Tuesday agreed to dish out over…

South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District ponders move

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is looking at moving its…

Langley Chamber of Commerce leaders step down; vice president to lead board

The Langley Chamber of Commerce’s has a new new leader. Nancy Rowan,…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Whidbey ‘citizen scientists’ publish seabird study

For the past 12 years, Frances Wood could be found on early…

Island Transit driver receives ‘Above & Beyond’ award

Island Transit and the Washington State Transit Insurance Pool recently recognized a…

  • Mar 15th, 2017