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Candidates took each other on one last time at Thursday’s final political forum put on by the League of Women Voters in Oak Harbor.
While Ron Witherall was happy to return to work Monday at his Department of Defense job at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, he said he plans to take his opinions about the federal government shutdown straight to the polls.
Island County’s two Republican commissioners want the economic potential of a property to be considered when approving or denying a Conservation Futures application.
The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has cleared Island County commissioner candidate Karla Jacks of violating fundraising requirements.
Democratic candidate Karla Jacks, of Camano Island, says she will run against Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson for the District 3 seat.
In the next couple of weeks many parents of Whidbey students will receive letters indicating their elementary schools are failing them. According to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, they are.
Saving old growth trees while still maximizing parking was one of the top concerns about Whidbey General Hospital’s expansion project, revealed for the first time this week.
In keeping with their father’s vision, the Waterman sisters have offered $50,000 in matching funds to the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation.
A group of Coupeville-area homeowners want to sue local real estate brokerages, claiming they were not properly informed about Navy jet noise.
Speed limits on roads throughout the county will be examined in a study this fall in response to petitions filed by residents.
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.
As a result of meetings with local elected officials, the Navy has committed to minimizing the impact of touch-and-go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville.
Nearly 200 Whidbey General Hospital staff are reportedly wearing purple wrist bands inscribed with the letters “LG” in support of their chief nursing officer who was found not guilty of assault last week.
Island County leaders are banding together to pressure state leaders for their fair share of marijuana sale tax.
A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at the Island County commissioners meeting.
Despite the troubles faced by Washington State Ferries in recent years, the agency still manages to be reliable 99.5 percent of the time, according to Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division, Assistant Secretary Lynne Griffith.
A Whidbey vintner got more than he bargained for when he survived the recent earthquake in Nepal during a Mount Everest ascent.
More than 2,000 feet of shoreline, 33 acres of forest and wetlands, and 26 acres of beach and tidelands on South Whidbey will be protected in part due to a $1 million federal grant awarded this month.
Mark MacNaughton saw the highs and the lows of Island County’s addiction recovery efforts.
A South Whidbey homeowner is taking the county to task for mischarging him $6,125 in property taxes.