Peaceful Valley

Learning center takes school to the farm

Peaceful Valley Learning Center held its first day of school Sept. 13.

Parks, Rec district hopes for share of stimulus windfall

The request spans seven projects including improving athletic fields and building pickleball courts.

Towers, Erickson vie for fire board position

The position garnered little attention until Island County’s special filing period last month.

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This photo of bear tracks on the beach was captured near Randall Point in Clinton last week.

Tracks indicate bear may still be on island

The bear nicknamed “Whidbey the Pooh” appears to be sticking around longer than expected.

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Crew jumps from rescue boat that lost steering in storm

By the next day, the boat had washed ashore on the Navy’s property in Crescent Harbor.

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COVID increase may be due to Labor Day gatherings

The 14-day case rate for Sept. 2-15 was 281 per 100,000 people.

Photo by Michelle Root

Driver airlifted after crash Sunday

The driver’s passenger made it through mostly unscathed.

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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Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Poultry-purchasing program now available at Organic Farm School

The school near Clinton is offering its stock of broilers for people to buy for a chicken dinner.

Business
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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New teriyaki truck rolls into Freeland

The new business, IC Teriyaki, is owned and operated by Eli Imbery and Carol Coble.

 

 

Sports
Photo by John Fisken
Oak Harbor Wildcats go after the ball during the homecoming football game against the Stanwood Spartans Sept. 17. The Wildcats lost 34-14.

Homecoming in Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor High School homecoming football game Sept. 17 had plenty of exciting moments.

  • 4 days ago

 

Opinion

In Our Opinion: No matter the nuisance, accessibility to public records is vital

The Public Records Act is based on the concept that the government should be transparent.

 

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