Sunny acres: Farm abloom with late summer bounty

By Wendy Leigh wleigh@whidbeynewsgroup.com When Stephen Williams first stepped foot on Whidbey Island a few years ago, he had no… Continue reading

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Contractor chosen for new behavioral health crisis center

Whidbey Island is a step closer to having its first facility for helping its most vulnerable citizens without taking them… Continue reading

Wharf gets rural development grant, Oak Harbor requests still in question

County commissioners have decided to give restorations at the Coupeville Wharf a lift, but Oak Harbor’s plans for its marina… Continue reading

Two transported to hospital after motorcycle accident

Two people were transported to the hospital Wednesday after hitting a deer on Libbey Road, according to Battalion Chief Chris… Continue reading

Festivities make for artistic, ‘ripigulous’ weekend

Whidbey Island was bustling with activity during a weekend punctuated by paintings, pagans and pigs. A new addition to the… Continue reading

Zylstra Road home catches fire — twice

A resident returned to find her home on Zylstra Road full of smoke Monday afternoon and then again that evening.… Continue reading

Be a hero! Come watch the hydros in Oak Harbor

Exciting fast-action fundraiser ahead at the fourth annual Hydros for Heroes, Aug. 24 to 25

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New take on thrift

‘Storage wars of Whidbey Island’ leads to unique store

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s August art events

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Art Gallery CALL FOR ARTISTS, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 3-5, Coupeville Recreation Hall. The festival Continue reading...

Garry oak wood takes new forms

Wood from “post office tree” now part of art installation at Smith Park

Professor to discuss study of island’s elusive river otters

Whidbey Island is considered a special place by many, and that goes for a particularly cute marine mammal as well. Continue reading...

Business

New take on thrift

‘Storage wars of Whidbey Island’ leads to unique store

 

Kingsview opens Coupeville office

Kingsview Asset Management recently opened the doors to its new office and welcomed its newest advisor partner, Trenton Lay. Kingsview Continue reading...

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Sports

Wedding proposal, raindrops and running / Race the Reserve

She said yes. Rain dampened the day but not the romantic mood during the eighth annual Race the Reserve, which Continue reading...

 

Coach works to improve summer program / Youth baseball

Oak Harbor High School baseball coach Cody Anderson added a new dimension to his summer program this year with the Continue reading...

 

Marketplace

Be a hero! Come watch the hydros in Oak Harbor

Exciting fast-action fundraiser ahead at the fourth annual Hydros for Heroes, Aug. 24 to 25

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Buying, building or selling? Local experience matters

If you’re buying or selling a home on Whidbey Island, you deserve local expertise

 

Medical or recreational: Cannabis consultants find the right solution for you

Consultants advise on a wide range of products to relieve symptoms, promote relaxation

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Help is here: A substance-free life begins with asking for help

New Everett health centre can help you on the road to recovery

 

Life

Whidbey’s Janie Cribbs keeps on belting out the blues

By PATRICIA GUTHRIE for the Whidbey News-Times Stevie Nicks, Janis Joplin, Bonnie Rait. These are just a few of the Continue reading...

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Whidbey Island’s lost fishing resorts focus of bus tour

By Wendy Leigh Any South Whidbey native over the age of 60 is sure to have a tall tale about Continue reading...

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