Molka Xete, a new restaurant in Greenbank, specializes in street-style tacos that are five for $10. They make all the food from scratch, including sauces, tacos, tortillas and chips.

Center of island buzzing with new businesses

‘Molka Xete’ opens while store, deli and pot shop get ready

County poised to join opioid lawsuit

Island County is prepared to join multi-district litigation against prescription opioid manufacturers. The vote, which will not be unanimous, is… Continue reading

Lions car show no-go for this year

For the first time in 34 years, North Whidbey Lions Club won’t be putting on a car show this summer.… Continue reading

Despondent man jumps from car, leaps off bridge

A trooper with the Washington State Patrol and a ranger with State Parks were unable to stop a man from… Continue reading

Sailor shoots man during party, turns gun on self

A Navy man shot another man and then himself in Oak Harbor early in the morning of June 9, police… Continue reading

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                                A weather camera captures what looks like a missile being launched from Whidbey.

Curious photo fueling speculation

Base says no rockets were launched on Whidbey

Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News Group.
                                Convicted murderer Joshua Lambert appears bored during a hearing last Friday on a series of his motions. He is acting as his own attorney.

Murderer clogs online system with motions

A murderer being held in Island County jail is making the most of the legal system. Joshua Lambert, 36, is… Continue reading

Sketchers draw Whidbey’s world

Open a journal of one of the Whidbey Island Sketchers and details of local life spill out. A colorful teapot Continue reading...

‘Art with a Message’

Students worldview a kaleidoscope of visions

A rainbow of rhodies awaits visitors this weekend at Meerkerk Gardens. The sanctuary of paths, woods, water views and hundreds of rhododendrons and other flowering plants hosts its annual Mother’s Day concert Sunday. Tickets: $10.

Mother’s Day at Meerkerk Gardens

Rainbows of rhodies spring forth for annual concert

Island Transit offering guided tours

Get on board for whales, woods, wine and more

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Marc Gallaway

Oak Harbor grad earns state Principal of the Year honor

Marc Gallaway, a 1988 graduate of Oak Harbor High School and currently the principal at Selah Middle School, was named… Continue reading

 

Survey shows mostly positive impression of rural events

Though public hearings on the issue have often been contentious on both sides, a small survey conducted by Island County… Continue reading

 

Business

Chamber honors business success

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet and board installation last week. The big awardees of the night… Continue reading

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Audiology center celebrates 1 year anniversary

Coupeville’s Hearing Health Services will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 18 to celebrate the first anniversary of… Continue reading

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Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

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

 

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