NAS Whidbey to demolish, rebuild Seaplane Base pier

The Navy plans demolish a finger pier in Crescent Harbor and build a 400-foot breakwater to protect the adjacent fuel station. Construction is expected to begin in June. - Photo by Janis Reid/Whidbey News-Times
  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:27PM

Next summer the Navy will begin work on demolishing a finger pier on Seaplane Base and building a new breakwater in Crescent Harbor.

Warmth, rain were perfect mix for summer crops this summer

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:31PM

When temperatures dropped this week, welcoming a new season like clockwork, Julieanna Purdue felt a small sense of relief.

Oak Harbor mayor, Island Transit Board spar at tense meeting

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:30PM

The leadership of Island Transit continued down a bumpy road this week.

Coho salmon season off Whidbey disappointing so far for many fishers

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:30PM

Visiting from upstate New York, Rich Napierala got word of the salmon fishing on the western shores of Whidbey Island and decided to give it a try.

Early Island County budget restores positions, pushes for technology upgrades

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 5:00AM updated Sep 29, 2014 at 3:30PM

Island County’s early budget draft aims to restore a number of positions and pushes for upgrades in technology.

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