Wild and woolly world of Whidbey shopping

Shoppers looking for gifts beyond the usual online and big-box options have only to visit some of the many shops… Continue reading

Bill to require Growler monitors

Congress wants the Navy to measure the sound of military jets on Whidbey Island in the real world instead of… Continue reading

Tiny house project seeks big donation

Members of a South Whidbey nonprofit group are hoping their small houses will fill a large need. But the group’s… Continue reading

Kicking off Christmas

Ava Stamatiou and her goat Freya were the stars of the Homesteaders 4-H Club float at the Holly Jolly Parade… Continue reading

4-year-old twins called ‘heroic,’ make national news after fatal crash

Two 4-year-old girls are being heralded across the nation as heroes for climbing a steep, wooded embankment in the dark… Continue reading

Recount differs by 1 vote

Island County completed a manual recount for one race last week in response to a request from an Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Three men arrested on suspicion of burglary

Three men were arrested in connection with a foiled burglary on South Whidbey Dec. 2, according to court documents. Deputies… Continue reading

Giving Tree celebrates 16th year of generosity

Standing before the Giving Tree in the Bayview Cash Store on Dec. 5, participants debated where to put their nonprofit Continue reading...

Village captures magic of Christmastime

With a click of a button, Tammy Butler’s living room comes bursting to life. Inside the Oak Harbor home is Continue reading...

Astronaut tells students to shoot for the stars

Standing before an audience of South Whidbey High School students, former Navy captain and astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper described the biggest Continue reading...

News

Wild and woolly world of Whidbey shopping

Shoppers looking for gifts beyond the usual online and big-box options have only to visit some of the many shops… Continue reading

 

Tiny house project seeks big donation

Members of a South Whidbey nonprofit group are hoping their small houses will fill a large need. But the group’s… Continue reading

 

 

Sports

Former Falcons compete on college fall teams / Alumni update

A handful of South Whidbey High School graduates continued their athletic careers on the college stage this fall. Julian Inches… Continue reading

 

South Whidbey knocks off UPrep / Boys basketball

The South Whidbey High School boys basketball team won its fourth straight game, trimming visiting University Prep 66-50 Wednesday, Dec.… Continue reading

 

Life

Library staff digs in to solve photo mysteries

Let’s say you find a box of a few hundred old photos in folders called “Unidentified Men,” “Whidbey Babies and… Continue reading

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Several Santa sightings scheduled for the South End

Kris Kringle will be making his rounds on the South End soon. During the upcoming week, the big red man… Continue reading

 

Opinion

In our opinion: Dealing with domestic violence is often complex

The most dangerous place for a woman is her home. Statistics on domestic violence are staggering. An estimated 10 million Continue reading...

  • 4 days ago

 

In our opinion: Slow driving on island raises concerns, blood pressure

A peculiar quirk of some Whidbey Island drivers is to travel slightly under the speed limit on the highway, creating Continue reading...

 

Marketplace

Kick off the holiday season in Oak Harbor with these festive fundraisers

Festival of Trees gala weekend important for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Island County

 

The Hive Salon is a-buzz – find out why!

The Hive Salon team has been busy for the past few years, Continue reading...

  • 2 months ago

 

5 great ways to make your fall look fabulous

Enjoying some ‘you time’ and getting Polished in Oak Harbor has never been easier

 

Make a BIG difference in a child’s life today

Building connections with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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