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An economic impact study completed by the Island County Economic Development Council this month shows the impact Whidbey Island Naval Air Station has on area economies.
A state agency has reversed its determination about cement blocks placed at Outlying Field Coupeville saying that they are, in fact, an “adverse effect” to the historic landscape of Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve.
Commissioner Kelly Emerson has announced that she will not run for re-election next year.
Representatives of two citizens groups that complained about Navy jet noise took aim at Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson on Monday.
A Coupeville-based group that sued the Navy in July over jet noise is claiming that Outlying Field Coupeville is not as essential as the Navy claims.
Mark MacNaughton saw the highs and the lows of Island County’s addiction recovery efforts.
On a trip to the beach at South Whidbey State Park Wednesday, the students of Calyx School found a gumboot chiton, a large marine mollusk.
A revelation that Island County has two different noise disclosures is compelling the commissioners to review the issue next week.
The Island County commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance last week which allows permitting for events on agricultural properties.
The recent placement of cement blocks around Outlying Field Coupeville has caused neighboring residents to criticize the appearance as well as the Navy’s failure to consult the community.
Bev and Clay Miller got engaged and then spent their entire engagement apart while Clay was on deployment as a Navy pilot. Daughter of a Navy pilot who served in Vietnam, Bev knew the drill.
Over the next three years, six crews of the Royal Australian Air Force will train to fly the new EA-18G Growler at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
More than 1,000 large cement blocks connected by thick cable are being installed around the perimeter of the Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville.
The Island County commissioners voted unanimously in favor of continuing the Conservation Futures program Monday after hundreds of residents contacted them in support over the last week.
Members of Whidbey Island’s homegrown underwater robotics team were honored by the Island County Board of Commissioners on Monday for placing 11th in an international competition.
The Island County commissioners are considering an ordinance Monday that would put new Conservation Futures Fund purchases on hold for one year.
Roger Baker’s biggest fear lately is coming home to find a drowning victim washed up in his backyard.
Frustration was apparent Tuesday as more than 100 people gathered to hear health professionals talk about the effects of jet noise on adults and children.
A message written on the white board summed up the group’s sentiments: “Who helps us? We do!”
When the Island County Board of Commissioners approved a moratorium on recreational marijuana this week, Commissioner Kelly Emerson said she would make herself available by phone to vote on the controversial issue.