Whidbey Island

Find Comforts on South Whidbey

Hard work and dedication pay off with a destination BB and winery

 

Construction workers begin taking off the outside wall braces of the terminal building at the site of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mukilteo ferry terminal takes shape and could open in 2020

The Whidbey Island ride might be short, but it’s the busiest for traffic — 2.3 million vehicles per year.

 

Nichols Bros. wants new bid for ferry

Boat builder says bills could steer work on hybrid boat to competitor

 

This Langley museum isn’t just for whale nerds

Center has skulls, pelts, baleen, bones, barnacles, whale lice and more

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Howard Garrett, co-founder of the Orca Network, talks about his passion and mission

Whidbey woman’s jail death prompts lawsuit

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

Couple’s 30,000 Christmas lights

Annual holiday light show at Clinton home is a tradition for many

Whidbey man still missing

The image is of a middle-aged man with a nice haircut, a neatly trimmed beard and a friendly smile. The text above and below his… Continue reading

Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in Freeland on Whidbey Island. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘King of the Hill’ is alive, well and on display in Freeland

‘I get people taking photographs all the time … and apparently it’s on Facebook’

Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in Freeland on Whidbey Island. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Theron Murphy, of Orem, Utah, kisses his wife, Jody, in front of the John L. Scott Real Estate office in Langley. People stand on the sidewalk on the heart, kiss, then make a hash mark on the chalkboard. The office keeps a tally and posts the monthly and yearly count. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Pucker up!

Chalkboard tally ensures every smooch counts

Theron Murphy, of Orem, Utah, kisses his wife, Jody, in front of the John L. Scott Real Estate office in Langley. People stand on the sidewalk on the heart, kiss, then make a hash mark on the chalkboard. The office keeps a tally and posts the monthly and yearly count. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Former jail guards sentenced in dehydration death of inmate

During a mental health crisis in 2015, Keaton Farris, 25, wasted away in the Island County Jail