Victor Rojas. Photo by Laura Guido.

A place for the kids

Oak Harbor native aims to open a safe hangout for city’s youth

Coroner identifies man shot, killed by police

A deputy with the Island County Sheriff’s Office shot and killed a homeless man who attempted a carjacking and tried… Continue reading

Feds award grant to IT

Money will fund 10 new propane buses

Group’s protest focuses on U.S. Supreme Court nominee, victim support

A small group of Whidbey Island residents joined a national walkout Monday afternoon in support of two women who’ve accused… Continue reading

Candidates tackle the issues at League forum

Candidates forum draws nearly 200 residents

Heaping slices of awesome

Whidbey Pies Cafe named as best pie in Washington

Carjacking suspect shot, killed by deputy in Oak Harbor

At approximately 6:36 p.m., Oak Harbor Police Department received 911 calls regarding a male that was attempting to carjack a… Continue reading

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Society shaking the family tree

Langley Archive and Research Center to help search for family history

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

Mussel farm, other agencies train in oil spill cleanup

It only took the group of eight people on the boat around 25 minutes to deploy about 300 feet of… Continue reading

 

Keystone ferry down to single boat; Salish repairs continue

The Coupeville-to-Port Townsend ferry run returned to service Monday morning. The Kennewick was repaired for a water-jacket leak over the… Continue reading

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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

Cougars begin season / Middle school cross country

The North Whidbey Middle School cross country team began its season Thursday, Sept. 20, at Skagit Valley College. The Cougars… Continue reading

 

Coupeville nips South Whidbey again / Tennis

For the second time this season, the Coupeville High School tennis team eked out a 3-2 win over rival South… Continue reading

 

Marketplace
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