As new CEO, Ron Telles vows to regain public trust in WhidbeyHealth

Board awards one-year contract, $330,000 annual salary with no bonuses

Filing results in few election contests

Candidate filing week wrapped up Friday, resulting in multiple contested races in 2019 Island County elections. As of Friday morning,… Continue reading

Navy investigation exposes Growler fliers’ ‘sky penis’ rationale

The “sky penis” gave Naval Air Station Whidbey Island unwanted international exposure again this week. The Navy News published a… Continue reading

Meeting on homeless problems turns emotional

An Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday night provided the police chief with the chance to explain what the… Continue reading

Dancing for a cause: Belly dance flash mob performs to raise money for CADA

These women sway and jingle to the upbeat Middle Eastern music for more than a love of dance. The local… Continue reading

PSE closing two Whidbey service offices this summer

Two outlets will continue to accept in-person payments

Filing week opens with surprises

Candidate filing week began with a couple of surprises. A few candidates who hadn’t previously announced their intention to run… Continue reading

Sea, Trees Pie ride offers a slice of natural beauty

It’s one thing to take in the sights of scenic Central Whidbey Island from inside a vehicle. It’s quite another Continue reading...

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New centenarian enjoys a big birthday bash

Arta Sandstrom has lived through a century. “My whole life has been so wonderful,” she said. Her birthday was Wednesday, Continue reading...

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State AG talks Navy Growlers, opioids during EDC meeting

The state’s top lawyer said Tuesday he and his team are “very much aware” of the Growler noise situation on… Continue reading

 

Bookkeeper guilty of stealing $250k

A former bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $250,000 from a Langley business over the course of three years is… Continue reading

 

Business

Rockin’ a Hard Place: Chef adds farming to his resume

He’s about to turn 35, so it’s only natural that a creative spirit like Tyler Hansen would feel the urge Continue reading...

 

 

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Speak to local outdoor recreation experts and discover all there is to do in the region at the Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23.

Expo offers your key to the great outdoors

Check out the free Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23!

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond