Karina Andrew

Community Health Advisory Board to resume meetings

A county health official announced the board’s upcoming return in a meeting May 18.

Coupeville School Board discusses investigation that went awry

Sherry Phay stated she had the board president’s permission to send her controversial email.

A rendering of the new Coupeville Boys and Girls Club building shows what it will look like from the outside after construction. (Photo courtesy of the Boys and Girls Club)

Coupeville Boys and Girls Club given $1 million from state budget

The club will use the funds to construct a new building on South Main Street.

A rendering of the new Coupeville Boys and Girls Club building shows what it will look like from the outside after construction. (Photo courtesy of the Boys and Girls Club)

Island County opioid outreach team distributing COVID vaccines

The team has been highly successful despite challenges unique to their target population.

Student petition leads to two new courses

High school student activists called on school officials to “bring education into the 21st century.”

An Exceptional Academy student adorns a veteran's grave with an American flag at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Oak Harbor, May 17, 2021. (Photos by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Exceptional Academy students help effort to honor veterans year-round

Students participated in the Flags and Flowers initiative for their annual service project.

An Exceptional Academy student adorns a veteran's grave with an American flag at Maple Leaf Cemetery in Oak Harbor, May 17, 2021. (Photos by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Running Start classes available over summer

Skagit Valley College is launching a summer pilot program for high schoolers to earn college credit.