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A campaign to form a federal credit union on Whidbey Island has cleared its first hurdle, organizers said this week.
Kelly Uhlig finds chickens irresistible, and thinks you will, too.
Carl Simmons prided himself on being the first firefighter to roll.
A plan to involve local school children in the effort to help victims of Japan’s deadly earthquake and tsunami is generating a rising tide of enthusiasm.
One of the wettest months of March on record has claimed another muddy coup — a 100-foot-wide landslide on a bluff overlooking Admiralty Inlet that wiped out part of a county road.
Island County Fire District 3 officials are rethinking their long-considered plan for a new headquarters and training facility at Bayview.
A major Tibetan Buddhist symbol of peace, tranquility and posterity will be blessed this week at Earth Sanctuary east of Freeland.
The offices of the Record and the Whidbey News-Times took on an international flavor this week with the visit of two South Korean media representatives.
Skagit Valley College will scale back it’s Clinton branch in the fall, eliminating several on-site classes and emphasizing online study, a school official said this week.
If you want to go to bat for local schools, here’s a chance to step up to the plate and take a big swing. The annual fundraising gala of the South Whidbey Schools Foundation will be next month. Donations go to help fill the district’s budget shortfall caused by the lingering sour economy and declining enrollment.
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Roxie and Tucker got more excitement than they bargained for when they flew the coop for a night on the town in Clinton.
They’re still waiting to hear about a new fireboat, but the budget shortfall is under control and a new name is on the horizon, Island County Fire District 3 Chief Rusty Palmer said this week.
A plan to form a local improvement district (LID) to finance a $40 million sewer system for Freeland was submerged for now by its own financial weight, officials acknowledge.
Someone apparently torched an abandoned motor home in the Maxwelton Valley on Wednesday night, officials say.
Curt Gordon sees an opportunity on the other side of the water to help island commuters and overnight visitors.
The search is still on for the man who robbed the Clinton branch of Whidbey Island Bank on March 22.
The first phase of a three-pronged project to restore Glendale Creek to make it more salmon-friendly will be presented to Island County commissioners next week.
You CAN get there from here, and Langley hopes snappier road signs will help point the way.
Students in Kathy Stanley’s combined second- and third-grade class at South Whidbey Elementary School are learning about sustainability firsthand this school year.