Emily Gilbert

Photos by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
                                Top: Harley Engle, from Coupeville, and her cow Scarlett.
                                Bottom: Lilly Kline, age 10, from Oak Harbor and her Texel sheep named Blossom.

Whidbey Island 4-H kids show livestock

Annual fair continues through Sunday

 

Find a seal pup? Leave it alone — it’s the law

Pupping season is in full swing for the seals that visit the shores of Whidbey Island. The season started in June and lasts until August… Continue reading

 

A new way to read may be coming to Windjammer Park

Windjammer Park may be getting a new story once construction is completed. Mary Campbell, manager of the Oak Harbor Library, wants to add StoryWalk to… Continue reading

 

Businessman shares his story of homelessness

Dave Madeiros knows well both sides of the homelessness issue. Madeiros has been a resident of Oak Harbor since 1988 — when he first came… Continue reading

Don’t forget new fireworks rules for Island County

Don’t be surprised if you see fireworks light up the skies across the island as early as 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Island County adopted… Continue reading

Oak Harbor Mayor Bob Severns, Police Chief Kevin Dresker, and deputy fire chief Mike Buxton addressed the audience’s concerns. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Homeless meeting focuses on health, safety issues

Business owners and community members voiced concerns to city officials about trespassing, littering and safety issues during a special meeting Tuesday. The meeting, held by… Continue reading

Oak Harbor Mayor Bob Severns, Police Chief Kevin Dresker, and deputy fire chief Mike Buxton addressed the audience’s concerns. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times