Outcast Productions announces lineup for its ninth season

Outcast Productions has announced plays it will perform during its ninth season. Founder and producer Ned Farley said this year’s season of plays will be… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

Paine Field Airport not convenient for some Whidbey residents

No bus or van options available yet from Mukilteo ferry terminal

Woman arrested after wrestling in the mud with police officers

Oak Harbor police officers did some mud wrestling in the dark recently. Two officers who were trying to help a woman ended up arresting her… Continue reading

Emergency preparation fair planned for Saturday in Langley

An emergency preparedness fair is scheduled for 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday March 9 at St. Hubert Catholic Church in Langley. Representatives from Island County Emergency… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2019

Final Freeland code workshop Monday

A nearly decade-long effort to create development regulations in Freeland is nearing its end, with or without sewer. The Island County Planning Commission will hold… Continue reading

County planning for response to disasters

Should they face with unexpected disaster, Island County government’s more than 20 departments have no plan for a coordinated response. But that will soon change.… Continue reading

Bon Voyage, Mystic Sea

After nearly 30 years of providing whale and wildlife tours, Monte and Cindy Hughes ‘pass the torch’

‘Women in History’ program set for Saturday in Freeland

Gone, but not forgotten. These are the historical female figures that the American Association of University Women Whidbey Island Branch are celebrating with their annual… Continue reading

Resource Officer training passes Senate

By Emma Epperly WNPA Olympia News Bureau The Washington State Senate passed a bill regarding school resource officer training. The bipartisan vote Tuesday was 48… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2019

House passes bill to eliminate philosophical or personal objection to vaccines

By Madeline Coats WNPA Olympia News Bureau In a 57-40 vote, the Washington state House of Representatives passed a bill that would eliminate the philosophical… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Senate votes to extend extreme-risk protection orders to minors

By Emma Epperly WNPA Olympia News Bureau The Washington State Senate voted to extend Extreme Risk Protection Orders to minors in a bipartisan 43-5 vote… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Inslee launches 2020 presidential campaign

By Sean Harding WNPA Olympia News Bureau Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced he is seeking the presidency of the United States in a video focused… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

AG Ferguson responds to questions about gun control initiative

By Madeline Coats WNPA Olympia News Bureau Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a “Frequently Asked Questions” document on Initiative 1639 Monday, March 4, sending letters… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Film looks at working conditions

A showing and discussion of the film, “Labor Wars of the Northwest,” will take place at 1:30 p.m., March 30 at the Clyde Theater in… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019

Fatal shooting was justified, prosecutor concludes

A lengthy investigation into a police-involved shooting that left an Oak Harbor man dead Sept. 23 offers few clues as to what caused him to… Continue reading

Waldorf students learn from mentors as they tackle hands-on projects

‘They’ve put in commitment, creativity and courage’

Woman arrested after high-speed pursuit

A 30-year-old woman is accused of leading a deputy on a high-speed chase that ended at the Clinton ferry dock Feb. 27, according to court… Continue reading

Quaker 101: A taste of Quaker faith and activism

The public can experience a taste of Quaker spirituality during a free workshop, “On Faith: The Holy Within and Between Us,” hosted by the Whidbey… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019

Learn how to best prepared at Saturday event

Emergency Preparedness Fair hosted by many organizations


Langley leash law may get more teeth

Dogs will be required to be on a leash in Langley at all times under a new ordinance being considered by the Langley City Council.… Continue reading