Emily Gilbert

Two arrested after chase

A group of six motorcyclists led a Washington State Patrol officer on a high-speed chase down a rural Coupeville road that ended in two arrests… Continue reading

Racing this summer began at noon Thursday, July 19. This year, over 60 boats participated in the Whidbey Island Race Week.

Sailboat race a favorite summertime tradition

Brightly-colored spinnakers covered Penn Cove this weekend as 68 boats competed during Whidbey Island Race Week. Many of the boats were returning members of the… Continue reading

Racing this summer began at noon Thursday, July 19. This year, over 60 boats participated in the Whidbey Island Race Week.
Photo by Emily Gilbert/South Whidbey Record.
                                Samantha Ollis, of Langley, with her cows Duke, left, and Daisy, which she’s raised.

Menagerie at the fair

Kids in 4-H and their animals greeted visitors of the Whidbey Island Fair in Langley this week. Two girls showing their cows said they were… Continue reading

Photo by Emily Gilbert/South Whidbey Record.
                                Samantha Ollis, of Langley, with her cows Duke, left, and Daisy, which she’s raised.
Harbor seal pup. Photo by Sandra Dubpernell/Orca Network/Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network

Experts: Seal pups should be left alone

Pupping season is in full swing for the seals that visit the shores of Whidbey Island. The season started in June and lasts until August… Continue reading

Harbor seal pup. Photo by Sandra Dubpernell/Orca Network/Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network

Seas, Trees, Pie Bike Ride is on the way

Cyclists of all ages will take to the roads as part of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s third annual Seas, Trees & Pie Bike Ride… Continue reading

Dave Madeiros stands in front of his garage, where he keeps the materials he uses for his flooring business that he has owned and operated since 2001. He still lives in the first home he bought in Oak Harbor after being homeless for a two years. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
                                Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
                                Dave Madeiros stands in front of his garage, where he stores materials he uses for his flooring business that he has owned and operated since 2001.

Businessman shares story of homelessness

Dave Madeiros knows well both sides of the homelessness issue. Madeiros has been a resident of Oak Harbor since 1988 — when he first came… Continue reading

Dave Madeiros stands in front of his garage, where he keeps the materials he uses for his flooring business that he has owned and operated since 2001. He still lives in the first home he bought in Oak Harbor after being homeless for a two years. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
                                Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
                                Dave Madeiros stands in front of his garage, where he stores materials he uses for his flooring business that he has owned and operated since 2001.
Denis Zimmermann and his wife, Cheryl, run Langley’s new ramen restaurant, Ultra House, which opened in May 2018. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times.

Langley restaurant owner is recreating his childhood with new ramen house

Denis Zimmer-mann said he’s not re-inventing the wheel with his ramen restaurant Ulta House in downtown Langley. “Most any mother in Japan can make this… Continue reading

Denis Zimmermann and his wife, Cheryl, run Langley’s new ramen restaurant, Ultra House, which opened in May 2018. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times.

New fireworks rules in effect

Big bang for big bucks at some sales tents