Returning Sounders offer a beacon of hope

The North Puget Sound Gray Whales, a group of about 20 cetaceans that come mainly to feed, are back.

By Kira Erickson • March 1, 2024 1:30 am


Museum’s seaplane set to be remodeled

The Naval Air Museum plans to leap from a 4,700 square-foot facility to a 19,500 square-foot one.

By Sam Fletcher • March 1, 2024 1:30 am
Navy aircraft photographer releases new book

Joe Manhardt’s book features 230 pages of photos of NASWI-based aircraft, squadrons and operations.

By Sam Fletcher • March 1, 2024 1:30 am
Second annual Whidbey Repertory Festival returns to WICA

With 3 live performances, a book reading and a screening, the event tells stories about one person.

By Kira Erickson • March 1, 2024 1:30 am
Whidbey Art Trail registration to open soon

The Whidbey Art Trail invites artists to promote their art to the community and people from far away

By Luisa Loi • March 1, 2024 1:30 am
Three teens hit the mark for Junior Olympics

Of the four WA girls who qualified to shoot at the Junior Olympics, three are from Oak Harbor.

March 1, 2024 1:30 am
Coupeville ferry run is among state’s most challenging

The Coupeville and Port Townsend ferry remains vital despite budget constraints and staff shortages.

By Luisa Loi • March 1, 2024 1:30 am

Animal control officers rebuild program

The Island County Sheriff’s Office brought on two new animal control officers to restore the program.

By Sam Fletcher • March 1, 2024 1:30 am
Council mulls future of East Langley

Langley city council is considering how to balance the environment with affordable housing.

By Kira Erickson • February 27, 2024 1:30 am






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