Clinton

UW professor floats idea for tunnel between Whidbey, Mukilteo

The underwater alternative to the state’s ferry system involves a tunnel 610 feet below sea level.

 

Paulette and Greg Beck reflect on photos of their daughter, Piper Travis, who died in 2017. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Trust named after daughter will support island charities

A couple has created a trust to benefit local charities in memory of their daughter, Piper Travis.

 

The past two weeks of rainy weather have caused two landslides near Eugene Elfrank’s Hastings Road residence in Clinton. Fire department officials said landslides are nothing out of the ordinary for this time of year for certain areas of Whidbey. Pictured here is the debris from the most recent slide that happened Monday night. Photo provided by Eugene Elfrank

2021 brings landslides, downed trees, power lines

Fire department officials said landslides are not unusual this time of year for some areas.

 

New members needed on Clinton council

Two to three members are needed.

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New Clinton store encourages shoppers to buy local products

The Whidbey Artists Collective, at Ken’s Korner, has become the perfect place for crafty artists.

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The toll booths of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, slated to open on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

At last, $187 million Mukilteo ferry terminal to open Dec. 29

First, boats will suspend service for 13 hours to allow for finishing touches and training.

The toll booths of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, slated to open on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The selection of Whidbey-made wines at 3 Sisters Market in Coupeville offers plenty of gift ideas, according to the sisters’ mom, Shelly Muzzall. Photos by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
The selection of Whidbey-made wines at 3 Sisters Market in Coupeville offers plenty of gift ideas, according to the sisters’ mom, Shelly Muzzall. Photos by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Island school districts likely returning to remote learning

Increasing case numbers in the county have school officials considering a move to at-home learning.

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Theatre brings Nutcracker to drive-in, living rooms

A popular wintertime performance will be offered virtually this year.

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Despite COVID-19, ferries could be busy on Thanksgiving

Although essential-only travel is urged, Washington State Ferries cautions people catching a state ferry over Thanksgiving weekend to be aware that routes may be busy… Continue reading

Artist Louie Rochon demonstrates the process of how he paints at his Clinton studio on Thursday. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times

South Whidbey artist is painting the blues away

All proceeds from a raffle for a local artist Louie Rochon’s painting will benefit a food bank.

Artist Louie Rochon demonstrates the process of how he paints at his Clinton studio on Thursday. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times
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Cleaning up: Island thrift stores packed with donated treasures

Whidbey’s thrift stores have seen an influx of donations during the pandemic.

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Mobile Turkey Unit accepting volunteers, meal sign-ups

The group is gearing up to make 700 meals and is looking for volunteers.

Clinton dock in danger of floating away

A 20-by-30 foot float section of Clinton Beach Dock is in danger of floating away.

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