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Great Horned Owl (Photo by Jann Ledbetter)

Audubon Society updates birdwatching checklist

The society updated the list to reflect DNA research from Cornell University.

Great Horned Owl (Photo by Jann Ledbetter)

Oak Harbor man injured in motorcycle crash Monday

Kyle Sperling struck the side of an eastbound car while riding a motorcycle on Crescent Harbor Road.

Navy noise complaint data lost in glitches

The lost data came to light when Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve requested noise complaint records.

Photo by Emily Gilbert/South Whidbey Record
A couple and their dog climb over the driftwood at Clinton Beach that has piled up after winter storms.

Driftwood proliferation blocks beach access, but solution ‘a long way off’

Winter storms during the past two years have inundated Clinton Beach with driftwood.

Photo by Emily Gilbert/South Whidbey Record
A couple and their dog climb over the driftwood at Clinton Beach that has piled up after winter storms.

Baby bonanza expected on Whidbey

WhidbeyHealth Family Birthplace officials said some mothers will be referred to other hospitals.

WAIF is raising these kittens until they're old enough to be adopted. WAIF always microchips, vaccinates and spays or neuters cats before sending them to their new homes. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

WAIF program aims to curb kitten boom

WAIF administrators hope the “Break the Cycle” program will reduce Whidbey’s unwanted pet population.

WAIF is raising these kittens until they're old enough to be adopted. WAIF always microchips, vaccinates and spays or neuters cats before sending them to their new homes. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Langley fireworks ban now in effect

Councilmembers voted against shells, smoke bombs, sparklers and their ilk last spring in a 4-1 vote.

A ferry approaches the dock in Coupeville June 23. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

State Ferries reports no second boat planned for Coupeville

Washington State Ferries is having a hard time staffing its boats.

A ferry approaches the dock in Coupeville June 23. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Photo courtesy America's Boating Club of Deception Pass
Inquiring minds hoping to nab that crab will have two opportunities to learn the tips and tricks of the trade this month before the recreational season opens July 1.

Boating Club holding free seminar on crabbing

Crabbers have two chances this month to learn tips and tricks before the season opens on July 1.

Photo courtesy America's Boating Club of Deception Pass
Inquiring minds hoping to nab that crab will have two opportunities to learn the tips and tricks of the trade this month before the recreational season opens July 1.

Oak Harbor water supply stable after Anacortes plant gets more chlorine

The city of Anacortes announced Thursday that its customers no longer needed to conserve water.

Community center dedicates new mural

The event kicks off at 10 a.m. on June 26 at the South Whidbey Community Center.

Growlers to conduct fly over in Hansville area

Four EA-18G Growlers will conduct a flyover for Lt. j.g. John “Mike” Wolf on June 26, around 2:15 p.m.

  • Jun 25, 2021

Turkey, hog, bunny, robin, fawn troubles | Island Scanner

The following items were selected to reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Wednesday, May 26 At 10:14 a.m., a resident reported seeing a… Continue reading

Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times

Chlorine shortage leads to water supply worries

North Whidbey residents have been asked to voluntarily reduce water usage.

Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times

Island man arrested after he crashes car in closed work zone

Azamat B. Kurmangali appeared telephonically in Island County Superior Court June 21.

New commander takes helm at NAS Whidbey

Capt. Eric Hanks has been selected to replace Capt. Matthew Arny.

Rowing club may find a home at Windjammer Park

Rowers of all ages may be coming to Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor, if a local club’s plans work out.

100+ Women giving back to community

A group supporting Island County nonprofits is seeking new members before its next donation cycle.

Lawyer seeks writ of habeas corpus for jail inmate held in prison

Kevin J. Daves was allegedly held in solitary confinement and fed only peanut butter and crackers.

More federal relief money than expected headed to Whidbey

Whidbey Island will soon receive millions of dollars of American Rescue Plan funding.