Close of filing week for open public offices on Whidbey Island promises a busy election season ahead.
In Oak Harbor, the four City Council positions up for grabs are now all contested races. That includes Position 7, which is held by Danny Paggao.
Coupeville High School's Josiah Campbell, Makana Stone and Madison Tisa-McPhee all secured berths for the finals at the tri-district track meet after the preliminary rounds Thursday, May 16, at King's.
A fire of unknown origin claimed a mobile home on North Whidbey this morning.
The blaze is believed to have started sometime after midnight in a single-wide trailer at the back of an undeveloped lot on Van Dam Road. Firefighters worked to extinguish the flames for at least an hour, but the building was completely destroyed.
Two consulting firms will help the city of Oak Harbor decide where to build the new $93.5-million wastewater treatment plant.
Oak Harbor City Council approved separate professional services agreements last week with an archaeological firm and a company that provides real estate and property services.
Five Oak Harbor High School boys qualified for the state meet after finishing in the top three in their events in day one of the two-day district track meet at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Wednesday, May 14.
Coupeville High School senior Austin Fields qualified for his third state golf tournament and sophomore sister Christine her second through their efforts at the tri-district meet at Bremerton's Gold Mountain courses Tuesday, May 14.
Field Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled to occur at Outlying Field Coupeville, from Monday, May 20 through Thursday, May 23.
Kratos will lose his yard with the beautiful view of the water — not that he cares about that sort of thing — but he will gain spacious living quarters in a spot that’s more convenient for people to visit.