Award-winning Oak Harbor brewer takes home the gold

  • Today at 1:00AM updated at 7:21AM

When making beer, Flyers Restaurant and Brewery co-owner Tony Savoy, who doubles as a brewer, said he enjoys the creativity he can use in the process. “I’ve always liked cooking and it’s similar,” Savoy said Tuesday. “I appreciate the science side of it but I love the creative side.”

Judge dismisses lawsuit over county chairmanship

  • Today at 11:25AM

A North Whidbey man's lawsuit over the chairmanship of the board of commissioners was dismissed Monday in Island County Superior Court. Judge Alan Hancock ruled that Bill Burnett, who filed the action last July, had abandoned the lawsuit. Hancock awarded to Island County statutory attorney's fees in the amount of $200.

Leaders celebrate reading champs

  • Today at 5:00AM updated at 10:27AM

Third graders at Oak Harbor Elementary school gathered in the multi-purpose room Friday to fete the Fantastics. Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson and the district’s superintendent, Lance Gibbon, joined the students in recognizing the headline-stealing, reading challenge champions.

Disney classic at Whidbey Children's Theater

  • Today at 10:22AM

The Disney classic begins Friday, April 18, and continues through Sunday, April 27

Pace of hiring quickens statewide

  • Today at 10:07AM

A small improvement in the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate began in February and was matched in March

Question of the Day

With an increasing number of measles cases being reported in Washington state, do you consider vaccinating all children a societal obligation?

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