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Public invited to Amateur Radio Field Day

Members of the Island County Amateur Radio Club, or ICARC, invite the public to participate in a national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on June… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019

Bayview Hall ready for new fall coat

Goosefoot kicks in $25,000 toward exterior makeover

Langley officials deny favoritism with engineering contract

Langley officials denied allegations made by resident and business owner David Price that the city hasn’t properly followed state law regarding the bidding and awarding… Continue reading

(Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group)

Camp Casey open house invites public to tour center

The opportunity awaits to walk the paths where hundreds of enlisted military personnel once roamed, peer into the alien eyes of a tentacled octopus and… Continue reading

(Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group)

Heroes of all stripes honored at ceremony

Not all those honored this Memorial Day on Whidbey are members of the military. At a gathering of about 300 people at Bayview Cemetery, guest… Continue reading

Couple accused of getting fraudulent life insurance policy on terminally ill boy

A Whidbey Island couple is accused of trying to fraudulently obtain a life insurance policy on a child after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer… Continue reading

Retired Island County Sheriff’s deputies offer free firearms training for women

Firearms are no laughing matter, and nobody is going to laugh at these women during this training class. Two retired deputies of the Island County… Continue reading

Goosefoot farm brochure bigger, better than ever

Local food, “grown right here on Whidbey Island” is again mapped out for all to find in the 2019 Whidbey Island Farm Stand Brochure put… Continue reading

Motorcyclists injured in crash

Two motorcyclists were seriously injured when their Harley Davidson was struck by a pickup on State Highway 20 south of Coupeville on Memorial Day. The… Continue reading

Veterans Resource Center is making a difference

Celebrating ten years with $10,000 fundraiser

Orca Network asks for halt to ghost shrimp harvesting

More gray whales feeding in waters off Whidbey Island as death toll rises

Infrastructure fixes to be discussed May 28

Langley’s plan to fix its antiquated water and sewage system will be discussed 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 at Langley Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. “We… Continue reading

Distressed rabbit| Island Scanner

The following items were chosen from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Thursday, May 16 At 1:53 a.m., a Humphrey Road resident reported… Continue reading

Sprinklz opens second shop

At the northwest corner of Ken’s Korner in Clinton, Sprinklz Ice Cream shop owner Jennifer Krouse is busy opening her second location with ice cream,… Continue reading

New development planned for Holmes Harbor

A new subdivision is in the works in one of the few areas on South Whidbey where small, condensed lots are allowed. County and private… Continue reading

Canoe Families host annual celebration at Deception Pass State Park on June 8

The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to the 14th Annual Salish Sea Native American Cultural Celebration at Deception Pass… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Suspect on the run enters house without permission

A 22-year-old man on the run from the law went into a house without permission and stashed his drugs, according to court documents. A deputy… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times
                                North Whidbey Fire/EMS Firefighter Ian Eby cleans up the scene of a head-on traffic accident Wednesday afternoon. Three people were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Highway 20 just south of Oak Harbor was closed for about an hour.

3 transported in head-on accident

Three people were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday after a head-on collision on Highway 20, officials said. Around 3:50 p.m., a man… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times
                                North Whidbey Fire/EMS Firefighter Ian Eby cleans up the scene of a head-on traffic accident Wednesday afternoon. Three people were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Highway 20 just south of Oak Harbor was closed for about an hour.

Three generations started out at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center

Three generations of Oak Harbor locals have now been born at the same location — WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace at Coupeville’s WhidbeyHealth Medical Center. Elizabeth Adeline… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019