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Whidbey hosting its own Comicon April 7

This one’s for the cosplayers, gamers, comic book readers and sci-fi/fantasy enthusiasts. Casual and hardcore fans of “geek culture” alike will have the opportunity to… Continue reading

Whidbey Island Grown plants seeds

More joining local food chain

New shuttle for whale watchers

Van replaces chug-chugging cart

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News-Times
                                Island County Coroner Robert Bishop prepares for an autopsy.

Coroner finds answers after tragedy strikes

Robert Bishop spent long hours earlier this month in a remote stretch of woods on Camano Island where a young woman’s body was dumped. Bishop… Continue reading

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News-Times
                                Island County Coroner Robert Bishop prepares for an autopsy.

Farm school welcomes new crop of students

The Organic Farm School recently welcomed its ninth class to the Maxwelton Valley on Whidbey Island. For the next eight months, nine students will be… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2018

Parking drives First Street project talk

Langley at crossroads: Parallel or angled?

WEAN digs into asphalt mounds

In an effort to address multiple truckloads of crushed asphalt piled on a property on South Whidbey’s Midvale Road, a local environmental group has been… Continue reading

Garden show to showcase new Museo owners

‘They’re extraordinarily qualified to run the gallery’

Empty shoes for kids gone to guns

Holding signs above Langley’s northern bluff and along Seattle’s streets, South Whidbey residents came out in force Saturday joining the collective national plea to stop… Continue reading

Tourism funding committee forms

A new Langley committee will help with doling out tourism funds. The Langley City Council decided to form an ad hoc committee to help council… Continue reading

Meeting set to discuss 1st Street

Community hearing Wed. night

Pacific Rim Institute partnering with new 23-year-old sheep farmer

News that the CEO of Pacific Rim Institute wanted to partner with young farmers came at a serendipitous time for Elijah Iles, 23. The Freeland… Continue reading

SVC employee challenging Hayes for seat

An Oak Harbor resident is challenging incumbent Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, for the state House representative of the 10th district. Dave Paul, vice president… Continue reading

Backlog of repairs needed at WhidbeyHealth

Officials explain need for $20 million federal loan

Photo by Drew Kampion
                                Buell Neidlinger played the cello on Whidbey Island in recent years, but he was famous for his bass playing. He passed away March 16.

Neidlinger remembered as world-class musician

With a long beard and strong opinions, Buell Neidlinger was a well-known and colorful local character on Whidbey Island. Many residents may not have been… Continue reading

Photo by Drew Kampion
                                Buell Neidlinger played the cello on Whidbey Island in recent years, but he was famous for his bass playing. He passed away March 16.

State Parks offer two free pass days in April

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate Spring and Earth Day with two free days at state parks in April.… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2018

Students speak out on school violence

‘They are leading by example’

Beyond the classroom

Waldorf students match with mentors for life lessons

Roll the dice for charity at bunco event

Guild 21 of Providence General Children’s Association is hosting its 14th annual bunco event on Saturday evening at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club. Proceeds… Continue reading

School violence topic of public forum

Students to lead discussion at WICA talk