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Political eyes across the state are focused on the 10th Legislative District, where a Senate and two House seats are on the ballot. Democratic and… Continue reading
Q: I was in a no injury accident on I-5. Traffic came to an abrupt stop and I was rear-ended. Damage to the other car… Continue reading
What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. It’s nothing new among many of the governmental entities on Whidbey Island. Over the years, a… Continue reading
The sewage treatment plant in Oak Harbor continues to send money down the drain.
It’s been a year of bad ideas.
Island County ballots will be in the mail Oct. 14.
This is the year that keeps on giving
Oak Harbor resident Helen Mosbrooker asked Oak Harbor Police Chief Kevin Dresker, “What can the community do to support you during these hard times?” This… Continue reading
Annual Best of Whidbey voting kicks off on Sept. 1
A body-worn video camera is not a perfect tool for police officers, but it is an essential one. With approval from the City Council, Oak… Continue reading
Regardless of how you feel about the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve and its stance on jet noise, the group’s victory in a Freedom of Information… Continue reading
In her letter to the editor, located below on this page, Coupeville resident Christine Laing says, “To get rid of racism, we need first identify… Continue reading
By Don C. Brunell Our environmental quality strategy must be encompassing and not just focus on climate change. Since Democrats announced their Green New Deal,… Continue reading
By John Bauer The Herald Bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House would offer tax credits to advertisers and subscribers. There’s a hunger for accurate and… Continue reading
Whidbey Island’s restaurants, taverns and bars will have to take a step back under Gov. Jay Inslee’s newest changes to the state’s Safe Start Plan… Continue reading
In the midst of a global pandemic, we need reliable, compassionate government representatives who have the capacity to understand how government works. There are nine… Continue reading
You get what you pay for. That’s what they say. Voters in South and North Whidbey have the opportunity this year to decide whether they’re… Continue reading
America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment… Continue reading
I’ve heard lots of dismal news about the pandemic, the public health crisis, the economic disaster, a lot of people are sick, or out of… Continue reading
Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes doesn’t seem to understand a really basic function of a newspaper, or this thing called the First Amendment. She also doesn’t… Continue reading