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Langley awards tourism funds

One dozen applicants and $115,000 in funding

<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.

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

Clean up continues after roar of storm

Mighty trees no match for fury of wind

Watch out for polar bear plunging Tuesday

Double Bluff tradition dives into 2019

‘King of prime rib’ wins state honor

South Whidbey Legion Post chef is named Volunteer of the Year

Plunge into 2019

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the 2019 Polar Bear Dive in Freeland for an icy-cold jaunt in the water. It will… Continue reading

Whidbey woman’s jail death prompts lawsuit

She wasn’t ‘faking it’: A lawsuit blames the jail for her death

WhidbeyHealth drops state insurance coverage

‘This came totally out of the blue. Retirees are furious.’

More than 300 Whidbey Islanders still in dark

All power should return by 3 p.m. Monday, PSE says

(Photo by Laura Guido / Whidbey News Group)

Navy confronted over jet noise, historic sites

Wednesday night, state and local officials publicly and directly challenged Navy officials over plans to dramatically increase the number of training flights at a rural… Continue reading

(Photo by Laura Guido / Whidbey News Group)

Holiday House brings toys and joy to many homes

‘This is really what Christmas is all about’

Powerful winds knocked down trees and sent branches skidding over roads throughout Whidbey Island Thursday. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)

Wind wallops Whidbey

Widespread power outages close businesses, cancel classes

Powerful winds knocked down trees and sent branches skidding over roads throughout Whidbey Island Thursday. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)

Strings attached to teachers’ lessons

Guitars in the Classroom combines harmony and homework

Langley council adopts $9-million budget

Taxes boosted by record tourism but decline with building slowdown

Lodging taxes to boost fair bookings

Island County commissioners awarded more than $280,000 in lodging sales tax funds Tuesday. The money goes to local organizations, such as the Coupeville Historic Waterfront… Continue reading

Girl Scouts’ book drive benefits school library

Moonracker customers help full reading wishlist