Easter baskets for those in need

Whidbey kids may be receiving an early visit this year from the Easter Bunny — or perhaps, the Easter Dinosaur.… Continue reading

Unemployment claims soar in county

New claims for unemployment benefits in Island County matched the spike in the state as a whole, according to Anneliese… Continue reading

Deadline for property taxes won’t be extended

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Island County will not be extending the deadline to pay property taxes this year. The due… Continue reading

Residents craft face masks in response to shortage

Sometimes problems require creative solutions. In the midst of a shortage of masks, people across Whidbey are working hard to… Continue reading

Help sought for WhidbeyHealth as pandemic causes financial pain

WhidbeyHealth isn’t going to close its doors overnight, but the public hospital district’s financial situation is dire, according to hospital… Continue reading

3 die from COVID -19 as cases in county top 114

Three county residents, two of them from Careage of Whidbey in Coupeville, have died as a result of COVID-19, Island… Continue reading

Music brings ‘Jungle Book’ to life

For Whidbey Children’s Theatre’s current season, the goal has been to give the spotlight to “the little guy.” Such is Continue reading...

New Trustland trail already popular

The Trustland Trails recently got a new addition. In early December, about a third of a mile was added to Continue reading...

Whidbey Reads 2020 book focuses on gender identity

Don’t fret if you’re not ready for Whidbey Reads 2020. All five Sno-Isle Libraries community libraries on Whidbey Island are, Continue reading...

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News

IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams

The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing… Continue reading

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Langley council to meet, virtually

The upcoming city council meeting for the Village by the Sea will be accessible online this Monday, the first of… Continue reading

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Life

Residents craft face masks in response to shortage

Sometimes problems require creative solutions. In the midst of a shortage of masks, people across Whidbey are working hard to Continue reading...

 

Opinion

Editor’s notes: Still pursuing the facts in the age of coronavirus

While I’m normally not a big fan of Facebook, candy or long sentences, I also realized that I’m not immune Continue reading...

 

Marketplace
The team at Cook Wealth Management: advisors Darin (left) and London Cook and administrative assistant Chelsea Ceasar, are ready to help you achieve your financial goals. You can find them right in Oak Harbor.

Money matters. Your Money Matters More: Creating personalized portfolios in Oak Harbor

Work with the financial professionals you know at Cook Wealth Management on Whidbey Island

 

Innovative, evidence-based behavioral health treatment

Sunrise Services Community Behavioral Health is more than meets the eye. As Continue reading...

 

Sandra Oldemeyer, executive director of Welcome Home Oak Harbour seniors’ care residence, says she loves the diverse population and the inviting setting.

Welcome Home: Sharing a passion for care and community

Sandra Oldemeyer is passionate about welcoming residents home to Welcome Home. “There’s Continue reading...

 

Bryan and Carrie Stucky invite the community to celebrate occasions of all kinds at the new full-service Whidbey Events Center, conveniently located off State Route 20 in Oak Harbor.

There’s a new celebration hub in Oak Harbor

Rooms of all sizes, food/beverage services and more available for your Whidbey Island gathering