Heaping slices of awesome

Whidbey Pies Cafe named as best pie in Washington

Former Big 5 employee who claimed racism gets $165,000 in settlement

A man who filed a federal discrimination lawsuit over racist behavior he endured at a Big 5 store in Oak… Continue reading

Nortier to step down as Island Transit executive director

Executive director deboarding bus system next month

Whidbey Grown Week showcase for island’s offerings, local farms

The second annual Whidbey Island Grown Week will feature more activities, local food and unique experiences than last year. The… Continue reading

Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times

Show goes on despite weather / Hydros

Dodging raindrops and wind, Hydros for Heroes completed its annual thunderfest in Oak Harbor Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and… Continue reading

Oil Spill training scheduled 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… Continue reading

Island Transit program giving nonprofits a lift

The inaugural van in Island Transit’s new RideLink program left the lot Monday afternoon with a group of optimistic staffers… Continue reading

Virtuosos join forces at Djangofest

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will join forces with Grammy-winning violinist Evan Price at Continue reading...

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Moseley Island Transit employee of half

Island Transit employee Jerome Moseley was recently named the agency’s “January – June 2018 Employee of the Half.” “Our semi-annual Continue reading...

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Friends, family gather to celebrate 100th birthday

During her 100 years on earth, Coupeville resident Ardith Yost saw the Golden Gate Bridge built, went to Disneyland the Continue reading...

News

Town points out error in reporting to auditor

The Washington State Auditor’s Office issued an audit finding against the Town of Coupeville for a financial reporting error. It… Continue reading

 

Central Whidbey fire hopes high-tech gadgets will entice, retain volunteers

Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue is not only geared up to fight fires, but now also has new gadgets… Continue reading

 

Business

Nonprofit opens doors at new, larger location

Garage of Blessings now has more space than it ever has before, and with that space will come more services… Continue reading

 

Vester

Oak Harbor High School grad starts career at bank

Peoples Bank announced the appointment of JAHLEEL VESTER as real estate loan representative at the Oak Harbor Financial Center. Vester… Continue reading

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Sports

Oak Harbor steamrolls Spartans / Football

A stifling defense and a relentless ground attack propelled the Oak Harbor High School football team to a 35-7 win… Continue reading

 

Wildcats run record to 5-0 / Volleyball

After dropping the first game, the Oak Harbor High School volleyball team recovered to win another tough match — this… Continue reading

 

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Island County residents quit smoking

 

Life
Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News-Times
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, “Fazkils,” at the Clinton Community Hall on Saturday.</em>

In a new book, Hollywood actor, author reflects on his life, career

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

 

Free jammin’ and campin’ at fairgrounds added to Djangofest

The Island County Fairgrounds Campground will be filled with music later this month. And the public is invited. The Fairgrounds… Continue reading