Photo by Kira Erickson

Digging 4 Dinner Clamming classes planned

The Sound Water Stewards will teach a series of classes for amateur clammers at Double Bluff Beach.

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Chlorine shortage leads to water supply worries

North Whidbey residents have been asked to voluntarily reduce water usage.

Island man arrested after he crashes car in closed work zone

Azamat B. Kurmangali appeared telephonically in Island County Superior Court June 21.

New commander takes helm at NAS Whidbey

Capt. Eric Hanks has been selected to replace Capt. Matthew Arny.

Langley council picks Chaplin for mayor over fellow council member

Langley city council members chose Scott Chaplin as the next mayor over Councilmember Thomas Gill.

Chris Stack and Samantha Soule film a scene of their movie, "Midday Black, Midnight Blue," on the Coupeville wharf June 14. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Indie crew films movie on Whidbey

Island becomes backup after Michigan locale falls through.

No matter what you’re hungry for, you’ll find a local dining destination ready to welcome you during Dine Out, Snohomish County.

It’s time to Dine Out, Snohomish County!

Diners support local as restaurants serve up some delicious possibilities

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Gray whales, here shown in Saratoga Passage in 2019, wait until high tide then move closer to shore to suction feed for burrowing shrimp in tidelands. Photo by Jill Hein

A whale of a success story: Conservation keys annual return

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Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop in Langley, hangs a purple neon star he made on the wall of his arcade. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News Group

Neon art show colorizes Machine Shop’s reopening

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Rishi Sharma checks levels in his camera before interviewing WWII combat veteran Frank Burns of Freeland last Saturday. Sharma travels the country interviewing WWII combat veterans for his oral history project and nonprofit, Heroes of the Second World War. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Recording for posterity tales of WWII vets across the U.S.

Rishi Sharma has met more than 1,100 World War II combat veterans to document their stories.

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Best Cannabis Edibles: Our Buyer’s Guide for 2021

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Salon that won PSE makeover to appear on Evening Magazine

A popular Coupeville spa and salon will be spotlighted in a reality makeover show this week.

 

 

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In Our Opinion: Ships should follow same environmental rules as everyone else

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