Janet St. Clair

Hannold challenger builds big war chest

Candidate for Island County district three commissioner Janet St. Clair has raised approximately $40,000 more than her opponent, incumbent Rick… Continue reading

Big cat reports taken seriously by Oak Harbor police

Something big has been reportedly seen prowling around Oak Harbor — something big and cat-like. The Oak Harbor Police Department… Continue reading

Mayor Severns picks new city administrator

Oak Harbor’s new city administrator comes from a small Wisconsin city that was once a retreat for the rich and… Continue reading

Homeless man accused of making threats to officer

A homeless man is accused of threatening and fighting with a police officer who wouldn’t let him sleep in an… Continue reading

Uninhabited house destroyed in blaze

Officials from Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue say they are unable to determine the cause of a fire that… Continue reading

Parents of injured child file lawsuit against Oak Harbor schools

The parents of a child injured in a playground accident three years ago filed a lawsuit against the Oak Harbor… Continue reading

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

Sketchers draw Whidbey’s world

Open a journal of one of the Whidbey Island Sketchers and details of local life spill out. A colorful teapot Continue reading...

‘Art with a Message’

Students worldview a kaleidoscope of visions

A rainbow of rhodies awaits visitors this weekend at Meerkerk Gardens. The sanctuary of paths, woods, water views and hundreds of rhododendrons and other flowering plants hosts its annual Mother’s Day concert Sunday. Tickets: $10.

Mother’s Day at Meerkerk Gardens

Rainbows of rhodies spring forth for annual concert

Island Transit offering guided tours

Get on board for whales, woods, wine and more

News

Whidbey Island Fair begins on Thursday

Cattle, ducks, expert pie makers, an Elvis impersonator and 4-H kids will congregate on South Whidbey tomorrow. Throw in some… Continue reading

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Find a seal pup? Leave it alone — it’s the law

Pupping season is in full swing for the seals that visit the shores of Whidbey Island. The season started in… Continue reading

 

Business

Chamber honors business success

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet and board installation last week. The big awardees of the night… Continue reading

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Audiology center celebrates 1 year anniversary

Coupeville’s Hearing Health Services will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 18 to celebrate the first anniversary of… Continue reading

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Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

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