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Djamming in Djangley

It all started with a desire to hear the sweet, melodic voice of her brother in law, a classically-trained singer. So she tapped on the… Continue reading

Deputy shoots, kills attempted carjacker

A deputy with the Island County Sheriff’s Office shot and killed a homeless man who attempted a carjacking and tried to steal a gun from… Continue reading

Whidbey Island Grown Week spotlights Maxwelton Valley

Annual tour features farms, produce, wine, spirits

Getting ex-cidered!

Cider Festival features food, fun and Muscle and Arm Farm

Girl Scouts make emergency kits

South Whidbey just got better prepared for an emergency. On Aug. 29, Girl Scouts Taryn Henny, Parker Forsyth, Freja Heggenes and Abigail Ireland delivered 50… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Man facing prison for sexual assault

A former South Whidbey man faces a prison term for sexually assaulting a woman as she slept four years ago, according to court documents. James… Continue reading

Nortier leaving Island Transit

Executive director deboarding bus system next month

Rapist sent to prison

An Oak Harbor woman who was chased by a man with a machete and raped suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. The… Continue reading

Healing Circles offers sanctuary and support

The people sitting in a circle of comfortable chairs may talk about their personal challenges, the issues that affect them — a diagnosis of cancer,… Continue reading

Crumpled napkin discovered in shoe | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Saturday, Sept. 1 At 9:08 a.m., a caller reported petting an… Continue reading

Settlement reached with former police chief

Marks to receive $80,000, resigned Sept. 7

Booze thieves facing felonies

A man and a woman are accused of stealing expensive liquor in an organized manner from a South Whidbey grocery store last year, according to… Continue reading

Transit giving groups a lift

The inaugural van in Island Transit’s new RideLink program left the lot Monday afternoon with a group of optimistic staff members from Island Senior Resources.… Continue reading

Training slated at mussel rafts

Penn Cove Shellfish employees will participate in oil spill training Friday near the mussel rafts. The on-the-water exercises will likely include boil booms and other… Continue reading

Voters forum is set for Sept. 24

Individuals vying for county and state positions in the upcoming November election will answer questions at the Clinton Community Council’s Candidate Forum, 6 p.m. to… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2018

Stranger found sleeping in rental house

An employee at a property management company found a stranger sleeping in a South Whidbey rental house Sept. 13, according to court documents. The employee… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, Fazkils, at the Clinton Community Hall.</em><em></em>

Hollywood actor, author reflects on his life, career in new book

Richard “Dick” Evans is an actor, writer and director with a long list of titles under his belt, and he can talk for hours about… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, Fazkils, at the Clinton Community Hall.</em><em></em>

Musical tributes to honor DjangoFest founder

‘Forever and ever, this will be Nick Lehr’s festival’

Fall festival returns to Greenbank Farm

Sept. 30 celebration of harvest and community

Bigger, better in-patient pharmacy coming to hospital

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center will soon be back in the business of making chemotherapy drugs when its new pharmacy opens in November. For about a year,… Continue reading