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Budding herbalism studio open for business

A Langley herbalist whose business sprouted during the pandemic has opened a new studio.

Proposed development in Langley draws concern

The housing development is proposed for a location near Coles Road.

Naked golfer accused of chasing deputy, stealing car

A naked man chased a deputy, demanded the fleeing officer’s gun and ranted about aliens.

South Whidbey student arrested for alleged threat

Superintendent Moccia wrote the student was “emergency expelled” until an investigation is completed.

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A Whale of a Tale

Orca Network celebrates 20th anniversary

Election certification yields wins for write-in candidates

Voter turnout this year in Island County was 49%, well above the state average of 39%.

Man accused of killing dog with a hatchet

A judge found probable cause to believe 29-year-old Nicholas R. Anderson committed animal cruelty.

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South Whidbey School Farms is looking for old Halloween pumpkins — such as this Jack-o’-Lantern — to be used as part of classes for students about decomposing pumpkins and life cycles.

School farm seeks post-Halloween jack-o-lanterns

With Nov. 1 just around the corner, South Whidbey School Farms is urging people to consider donating their jack-o’-lanterns to Continue reading...

Meagan Welsh and JT Hilton attend to the plants at Mutiny Bay Bamboo Co. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Freeland bamboo business booms

A new landscaping company is specializing in a fast-growing plant that is beautiful and sustainable.

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Need rises for baking group volunteers

A volunteer coordinator is also being sought for North and Central Whidbey.

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Photos: Making a splash

Edmonds resident Janine Harles captured photos of orcas swimming along the Clinton shoreline.

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My two cents: Change on council is opportunity to move forward together

First off, let me offer my formal and public congratulations to the newly elected members of Oak Harbor city council. Continue reading...

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Dave Paul

Sound Off: Our ferry system is vital — and it needs reform

We need better ferry service. As you know, we’ve seen far too many ferry sailings cancelled this year. I’ve been Continue reading...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Families who adopt are honored this month

Editor, ‘Tis the season for giving thanks. That is why the month of November is chosen to recognize the adoptive Continue reading...

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