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High school student activists called on school officials to “bring education into the 21st century.”
Douglas “Bernie” Upchurch is the new Island County assessor and will serve at least until the end of the year.
School officials expressed thanks to those who donated.
The body of an experienced diver was found May 4.
Students participated in the Flags and Flowers initiative for their annual service project.
The Skagit County Multi-Agency Response Team is investigating the death.
Tim Callison is leaving his role at the end of June.
Candidate filing week runs May 17-21.
An attorney’s investigation into the Coupeville school superintendent for alleged bias and retaliation largely exonerated him, according to the report on the inquiry.
An earthquake along the southern Whidbey Island fault reshaped the land some 2,700 years ago. Another big one is expected, and it could be devastating.
Skagit Valley College is launching a summer pilot program for high schoolers to earn college credit.
The car went through a building, struck a “Zodiac type boat” and came to rest against the far wall, the deputy’s report states.
Arnold F. Bodner, 58, pleaded guilty in Island County Superior Court April 16 to a single count of insurance false claim, which was a felony charge because the amount of the claim exceeded $1,500.
People can have a tree planted in memory of a loved one, who doesn’t have to be buried in the cemetery, for a donation of $100.
Students, even those who live outside the district, are invited to register for South Whidbey’s new ALE program.
The organization founded in 1996 is the result of a 10-year, community-funded effort.
Eighteen farmers approached the county commissioners at a recent meeting about the issue, voicing their concerns about the lack of native pollinators.
The wrinkle in the good news for Whidbey Island and the nation is that demand for vaccinations is decreasing, which is very bad news for public health and businesses.
The training is needed as part of the unit’s certification for deployment and is in accordance with established military training and readiness requirements.
Island Scanner May 3-4