MusselFest harvests tastes and tourism

Annual Coupeville event set for March 3 and 4

Felici runs for sheriff

The second-in-command at the Island County Sheriff’s Office wants to wear the sheriff’s badge next year. Chief Criminal Deputy Rick… Continue reading

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                                Blake Fountain was arrested by Island County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rob Davison after he burned down a Useless Bay Colony home and partially destroyed another in July 2017.

Man who burned down two homes pleads guilty to lesser charge

A man who started a fire that burned down two homes on South Whidbey this past summer was released from… Continue reading

Man accused of raping sleeping wife

An Oak Harbor man is accused of repeatedly raping his wife while she was asleep, according to court documents. The… Continue reading

‘Conductor’ leads night of laughs, rich desserts and fund-raising

The annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Saturday was an evening filled with laughter, competition and giving back. The new emcee,… Continue reading

Deputy justified in fatal shooting, prosecutor finds

A deputy was justified in fatally shooting Navy sailor Nicholas K. Perkins during a police standoff on North Whidbey Sept.… Continue reading

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

Rockhounds ready to wow with worldly findings

Oak Harbor Senior Center presents 53rd annual gem show

Oak Harbor’s crane to be taken down Feb. 1 and 2

The Oak Harbor waterfront skyline will be changing in a couple of weeks. The 167-foot crane that has loomed over Continue reading...

Oak Harbor looks at grant program for historic properties

Oak Harbor staff is exploring whether the city is certifiable. Specifically, city planners are looking into whether the city can Continue reading...

The exhibit showcases a range of mediums, including wood carving from Dexter Lewis. Lewis uses a chainsaw for his carving. Photos by Kyle Jensen/Whidbey News Group

Playing pool leads to collaborative art exhibit

‘So many artists hidden away in the woods or studio’

 

Sports

Leaders of the Pack: McGranahan, Smith closing out stellar careers

When Washington high school spring sports start Monday, it will also be the beginning of the end of the careers… Continue reading

 

Coupeville grad earns all-league honors

Coupeville High School graduate Makana Stone, a sophomore on the Whitman College women’s basketball team, was named to the All-Northwest… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Boeing’s six-week Fabrication internship has hosted about 120 high school interns over the last five years.

Fabrication internship emphasizes STEM education among Puget Sound high schoolers

‘One-of-a-kind opportunity’ lets students explore manufacturing and engineering techniques

 

Brand Websites in the Mobile, Cross-Device Era

What does the distributed, multi-device reality mean for the original channel — the brand website?

 

Programmatic Buying is Changing Digital Advertising for Local Advertisers

Programmatic provides advertisers more options for controlling their spend and who sees their ads.