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Letter: Support proposition to keep hospital robust

Editor: We have an opportunity when we vote in November to assure a crucial community institution, WhidbeyHealth Hospital, is able to continue to provide quality… Continue reading


Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste, center, greets a new trooper during a graduation ceremony, as Gov. Jay Inslee looks on in the Rotunda at the Capitol Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Olympia, Wash. The class of 31 troopers completed more than 1,000 hours of training and will now work for the WSP across the state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Rather than get vaccine, nearly 2,000 state workers lose jobs

Ten troopers north of Seattle, 54 Monroe prison workers and hundreds more across the state refused the governor’s mandate.


Letter: Support Blankenship, hospital levy on November ballot

Editor, I would like to ask the people of Whidbey Island to vote yes for Proposition #1 levy lid increase for WhidbeyHealth. We are one… Continue reading


Letter: The hospital is a vital community resource

Editor, It is so important that we keep, maintain and upgrade our local Whidbey Island hospital. Every time, my husband and I have needed care… Continue reading

Letter: Jackson puts health of students in the forefront

Editor, As a soon-to-be parent of a child in the South Whidbey School District, I want to write a letter in support of Marnie Jackson… Continue reading

Letter: Vote for time-proven school board members

Editor, Whatever your political persuasion, we believe it is time to study your voter’s pamphlet and carefully consider the credentials of the candidates for all… Continue reading

Letter: Erickson will bring fresh perspective to fire board

Editor, I’m writing to endorse Savannah Erickson for South Whidbey Fire/EMS Commissioner. I have trained and served as a professional volunteer and career firefighter/EMT and… Continue reading


Trim Life Keto Reviews (Scam or Legit) Is It Worth the Money?

Maintaining a fit body helps to increase your overall health by reducing your risk of future diseases and allowing you to live your life comfortably.… Continue reading


Keto Strong Reviews – Ketosis Boosting Ingredients That Work or Scam?

Wouldn’t it be nice to lose weight without having to go to the gym? Is weight gain constantly on your mind? Maybe it’s time you… Continue reading


Turmeric + Ginger Reviews: Do Earth Echo Turmeric Ginger Capsules Work?

It is crucial to take care of your health to protect yourself against specific diseases—one way of improving your immune system is by boosting your… Continue reading

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Keto Drops Review: Liquid Keto Weight Loss Diet Drops Worth It?

Finding a suitable diet for weight loss may be challenging. But with the ketogenic diet becoming more popular of late, individuals have less to worry… Continue reading

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Skyline X Drone Review: Legit Product That Works or Total Ripoff

Want crisp and clean aerial shots but can’t seem to find the perfect drone for your photography needs? I feel you! Whether you’re an outdoor… Continue reading

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Robert Warren Miles: March 27, 1934- October 17, 2021

Robert (Bob) W. Miles was born to Ronald and Gladys Miles on March 27, 1934, in Lansing, MI. On June 11, 1971, he married the… Continue reading

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Barbara Werner: October 8, 1931 – August 20, 2021

Barbara Werner, a longtime South Whidbey resident, passed away on August 20th, 2021, after a long struggle with vascular dementia and a devastating stroke. She… Continue reading

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J.A. (Jim Bricker) December 3, 1933 – October 3, 2021

J.A. (Jim) Bricker died peacefully at his Tacoma home overlooking Commencement Bay on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at the age of 87 after a brief… Continue reading


Lurlene May Ogle August 22, 1933 – August 26, 2021

Lurlene May Ogle, known to everyone as Lu, passed away peacefully at home August 26th, 2021 surrounded by her family. Born in 1933 to Frank… Continue reading


Tides presentation set for Oct. 20

Phyllis Woolwine, president of Shearwater University, will deliver a presentation Oct. 20.

Letter: Community needs WhidbeyHealth services

Editor: What if there were no hospital, emergency room or ambulance services on Whidbey Island? What if the seven clinics operated by Whidbey Health just… Continue reading

Letter: Partisan school board needs to be replaced

Editor, Dawn Tarantino, Farrah Manning Davis and Bree Kramer-Nelson need our votes for the South Whidbey School Board. These candidates are graduates of South Whidbey… Continue reading


Sharon Ann Stephenson: March 25, 1944 – September 20, 2021

Sharon Ann Stephenson March 25, 1944 – September 20, 2021 Sharon Stephenson passed away on September 20, 2021 from complications due to kidney disease and… Continue reading