Navy photo
                                A total of 36 additional EA-18G Growlers will be coming to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Navy announces decision on Growlers

Under a decision announced today, the Navy will add 36 EA-18G Growler aircraft to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and… Continue reading

WhidbeyHealth CEO Geri Forbes is retiring

Geri Forbes, CEO of WhidbeyHealth, announced Friday she is retiring on July 1. During her four-year tenure overseeing Whidbey health… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

A bicycle for Michaela

Oak Harbor High School robotics team puts skills to work for little girl

Garden-tool-wielding woman sent to prison

An Oak Harbor woman who yelled at police to shoot her while she was armed with a garden implement was… Continue reading

Pentagon urging weaker standard for PFAS cleanup

It’s unclear what impact, if any, the Penta-gon’s proposal to weaken standards for groundwater pollution found around military bases across… Continue reading

Oak Harbor man guilty in string of burglaries

A man who went on a burglary spree in Oak Harbor last year pleaded guilty to nine different charges in… Continue reading

Fifth graders raise more than $8,100 for cancer research

Although it left fifth-grader Elizabeth Hauter wanting to never count another coin again, the Oak Harbor Intermediate penny drive was… Continue reading

Business

Central Whidbey nonprofit has big plans for tiny house

A recent donation to Ryan’s House for Youth proved too good of an opportunity to pass up, even if it Continue reading...

 

 

Sports

Wildcat Battalion earns 2nd at regional meet / JROTC

The Oak Harbor High School NJROTC drill and rifle teams finished second to Shelton at the regional championships Saturday, March… Continue reading

 

Ground Zero competes in 3 events

Oak Harbor athletes for the Ground Zero artistic and trampoline/tumbling teams competed in several competitions over the weekend. The artistic… Continue reading

 

Marketplace
Speak to local outdoor recreation experts and discover all there is to do in the region at the Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23.

Expo offers your key to the great outdoors

Check out the free Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23!

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

Life

Enchanted ecosystem

Wind-damaged tree offers Crescent Harbor Elementary School students an environmental lesson

 

New service aims to deliver convenience

Crystal Aguilar is here to serve Whidbey — literally. She and her team of Whidbey Waiter drivers will show up Continue reading...