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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

Alzheimer’s group needs volunteers

The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking volunteers to facilitate family caregiver support groups in Langley. “Caregivers of those with dementia often feel helpless and alone in… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Resident injured in fire, explosion

One man was sent to Harborview Medical Center with severe burns after a fire in rural Clinton Wednesday night, according to South Whidbey Fire/EMS Deputy… Continue reading

No easy path to short-term rental regulations

Langley continues to balance the needs of residents and visitors

Framed in golden tresses

Visitors flock to view Bayview’s blooming archway of laburnum

Marines present Memorial Day salute

The annual Memorial Day tribute to honor the fallen men and women of war takes place at 11 a.m., Monday, May 27 at Bayview Cemetery.… Continue reading

Meet the artists at the Art Walk

The Langley Whale Center invites the community to come Saturday, June 1 for the Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk and “Meet the Artists” event, which… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Invading furniture | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Wednesday, May 8 At 7:25 a.m., a resident reported finding a… Continue reading

Navy investigation exposes rationale behind ‘sky penis’

The “sky penis” gave Naval Air Station Whidbey Island unwanted national and even international exposure again this month. The Navy News published a story based… Continue reading

Oceans Flamenco en Vivo is coming to Bayview

Seattle-based Flamenco artist Savannah Fuentes is bringing her latest show, “Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo,” to South Whidbey. The show is 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 27… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Snow fell heavily on county budget

In areas presumably other than milk and bread, February’s uncharacteristically rough weather seems to have had an impact on sales tax revenue. Island County Budget… Continue reading