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Police seek information about shooting

Oak Harbor police are seeking information about a shooting on the night of April 25. Nobody was injured but police believe a residence was targeted… Continue reading

New appeal filed in vehicular homicide

A woman who drove drunk and killed South Whidbey resident Timothy Keil in 2015 is once again appealing her conviction. An attorney representing Michelle D.… Continue reading

Island Transit now delivering to island locations

Island Transit launched a new service to assist Island County social service agencies and food banks with the delivery of essential items during the COVID-19… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2020

Whidbey foundation awards second round of grants

Whidbey Community Founda-tion awarded its second round of grants totaling $25,000 from the COVID-19 Community Resilience Fund. To date, WCF has awarded nearly $70,000 to… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2020

WhidbeyHealth reopening rehab services May 11

WhidbeyHealth officials announced Thursday that physical, occupational and speech therapy services will reopen Monday, May 11 at medical centers in Coupeville and on Goldie Road… Continue reading

Board to redo meeting, revisit 23 staffing cuts

The Coupeville School Board is redoing its last meeting in order to comply with the state’s Open Public Meetings Act, according to Superintendent Steve King.… Continue reading

Island Scanner

Monday, April 20 At 7:09 p.m., a caller reported finding a large garbage bag on Fairway Lane that looked like it may contain a body.… Continue reading

Practices scheduled at OLF Coupeville

Aircraft carrier-based flight training practices are scheduled at Outlying Landing Field Coupeville during the week of May 4-10 No field carrier landing practices are scheduled… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2020

Fire contained to attic causes $40K damages

An interior fire in a Clinton home may have caused considerable damage to the house, but no injuries were reported. Personnel from South Whidbey Fire/EMS… Continue reading

Police seek information about shooting

Oak Harbor police are seeking information about a shooting on the night of April 25. Nobody was injured but police believe a residence was targeted… Continue reading

Acorn sculpture plans change

Plans for transforming remnants of the 330-year-old Garry oak tree that once stood next to the Oak Harbor post office into something artistic have changed.… Continue reading

Whidbey real estate still a seller’s market despite virus

The pandemic pushed David and Becky Broberg, the owners of Blue Goose Inn Bed and Breakfast, to place one of historic Coupeville’s most prominent Victorian… Continue reading

Levy lid lift resolution going on August ballot

South Whidbey Fire/EMS approved a resolution for a levy lid lift this past Friday. During a special meeting, fire commissioners unanimously approved the measure, allowing… Continue reading

Goosefoot names third grant program recipient

A Langley nonprofit that created an emergency grants program for providing relief during COVID-19 has named another recipient. Goosefoot Community Fund announced that Readiness to… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2020

‘Two-woman show’ finds way to thank health care personnel

Like many others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mackenize Ball wanted to find a way to thank medical staff for their services. “One morning I just… Continue reading

COVID-19 response will include random testing

About 2,700 Island County residents without symptoms will be tested for COVID-19 during the second week of May as part of a statewide plan that… Continue reading

Earth Day-themed presentation goes on — quarantine style

When Derek Hoshiko was selected to give an Earth Day-themed lecture for a Seattle history museum, he didn’t quite picture himself sitting at his desk… Continue reading

Schools adapt to pandemic closures

Last week, schools on Whidbey joined the rest of the state in moving classes online as buildings are shuttered for the school year due to… Continue reading

Rotary clubs donate supplies

The Rotary clubs on Whidbey Island have united to bring supplies to various agencies combatting the coronavirus. The four clubs established a task force at… Continue reading

Regency will hold Holland Happening parade for residents

While Holland Happening may be cancelled the senior assisted living facility, Regency on Whidbey, is adapting a parade to fit the safety guidelines of these… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2020