Whidbey Island

Georgia Gerber with her whale statue on display along First Street on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Langley, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Whidbey’s Georgia Gerber creates iconic shapes in bronze

She turns abstract forms into some of the region’s most beloved public art, including the Pike Place Market pig.

 

Ron Muzzall

Muzzall captures Senate seat as Price Johnson concedes

The contest in the 10th District emerged as one of the year’s most expensive electoral battles

 

Mike Etzell says a lifetime of riding public transit gave his children confidence and the mobility needed for their independence.

Youth Find Confidence and Independence Riding Public Transit

It’s not easy raising children, especially in today’s hectic, high-speed world. Mike Etzell raised four, including twins. He says a lifetime of riding public transit… Continue reading

 

Walk-in wellness 7 days a week — close to home!

Walk-in wellness 7 days a week — close to home!

New walk-in clinic is well-equipped for safe, convenient care

Walk-in wellness 7 days a week — close to home!
Ferry reportedly hits, possibly kills humpback near Mukilteo

Ferry reportedly hits, possibly kills humpback near Mukilteo

The crew was unaware of a collision. Washington State Ferries and NOAA are reviewing photos and videos.

Ferry reportedly hits, possibly kills humpback near Mukilteo
Slow to Start, Local Man Finds Big Trade Off in Riding Bus

Slow to Start, Local Man Finds Big Trade Off in Riding Bus

Stinger Anderson absolutely would not get on a bus. He owned a car and it was easy to drive where he needed to go. Now,… Continue reading

Slow to Start, Local Man Finds Big Trade Off in Riding Bus
Sandra Oldemeyer, executive director of Welcome Home Oak Harbour seniors’ care residence, says she loves the diverse population and the inviting setting.

Welcome Home: Sharing a passion for care and community

Sandra Oldemeyer is passionate about welcoming residents home to Welcome Home. “There’s definitely a sense of community and family,” Sandra says from the Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Sandra Oldemeyer, executive director of Welcome Home Oak Harbour seniors’ care residence, says she loves the diverse population and the inviting setting.
Ron Muzzall

Ron Muzzall is named Washington’s newest state senator

The Whidbey Island farmer was among 3 Republicans looking to replace retired state Sen. Barbara Bailey.

Ron Muzzall
Find cheddar from another udder at these local dairy farms

Find cheddar from another udder at these local dairy farms

St. John Creamery and Glendale Shepherd produce goat and sheep cheeses, respectively.

Find cheddar from another udder at these local dairy farms
Piper Travis

County settles for $3.1M in woman’s jail-related death

Jail staff neglected a Whidbey Island woman as she became seriously ill, her family alleged.

Piper Travis
Viva Las Langley! Artist Tim Leonard’s neon signs are lighting up the village

Viva Las Langley! Artist Tim Leonard’s neon signs are lighting up the village

Viva Las Langley. The nine-foot neon motel sign near the entrance to Langley is a retro atomic boomerang in blue and green lights with a… Continue reading

Viva Las Langley! Artist Tim Leonard’s neon signs are lighting up the village
Mark Sargent of Whidbey Island is on the screen with Texas YouTuber Patricia Steere as she broadcasts “The Flat Earth and Other Hot Potatoes” from her Houston home. The two also share cameo roles (and some sexual tension) in the documentary “Behind the Curve” which was picked up by Netflix. (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle)

Netflix picks up Flat Earther documentary

Mark Sargent recently returned from a speaking engagement in New Zealand. To him it’s not a land “down under.” “Geographically, it is on the outer… Continue reading

Mark Sargent of Whidbey Island is on the screen with Texas YouTuber Patricia Steere as she broadcasts “The Flat Earth and Other Hot Potatoes” from her Houston home. The two also share cameo roles (and some sexual tension) in the documentary “Behind the Curve” which was picked up by Netflix. (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle)
Find Comforts on South Whidbey

Find Comforts on South Whidbey

Hard work and dedication pay off with a destination BB and winery

Find Comforts on South Whidbey
Construction workers begin taking off the outside wall braces of the terminal building at the site of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mukilteo ferry terminal takes shape and could open in 2020

The Whidbey Island ride might be short, but it’s the busiest for traffic — 2.3 million vehicles per year.

Construction workers begin taking off the outside wall braces of the terminal building at the site of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Nichols Bros. wants new bid for ferry

Nichols Bros. wants new bid for ferry

Boat builder says bills could steer work on hybrid boat to competitor

Nichols Bros. wants new bid for ferry
This Langley museum isn’t just for whale nerds

This Langley museum isn’t just for whale nerds

Center has skulls, pelts, baleen, bones, barnacles, whale lice and more

This Langley museum isn’t just for whale nerds
Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Howard Garrett, co-founder of the Orca Network, talks about his passion and mission

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back
Whidbey woman’s jail death prompts lawsuit

Whidbey woman’s jail death prompts lawsuit

She wasn’t ‘faking it’: A lawsuit blames the jail for her death

Whidbey woman’s jail death prompts lawsuit
Couple’s 30,000 Christmas lights

Couple’s 30,000 Christmas lights

Annual holiday light show at Clinton home is a tradition for many

Couple’s 30,000 Christmas lights
Whidbey man still missing

Whidbey man still missing

The image is of a middle-aged man with a nice haircut, a neatly trimmed beard and a friendly smile. The text above and below his… Continue reading

Whidbey man still missing
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