Kyle Jensen

Kyle posted 69 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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Mailman saves mail before scrambling from burning truck

A United States Postal Service truck burst into flames in Freeland on…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016 3:58pm

Oasis owner rescues cats from burning shelter

Nearly 20 cats owe at least one of their nine lives to…

  • Dec 7th, 2016 4:23pm

Sustainable Thanksgiving: Farmer raising turkeys organically on Bayview farmstead

A rafter of turkeys graze Kevin Dunham’s homestead. They also stretch their…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 11:17am

Garage, large equipment inside, destroyed in fire

South Whidbey Fire/EMS had to use all of its firefighting resources Wednesday…

  • Nov 19th, 2016 11:15am

Sustainable turkeys expensive, but delicious

A rafter of turkeys graze Kevin Dunham’s homestead. They also stretch their…

  • Nov 16th, 2016 3:34pm

Fish and Wildife casting for recreational angler

Sport anglers are being sought by the Washington Department of Fish and…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 1:30am

Island Nosh offering Clinton diners worldy culinary options

Just off of the highway, enticing smells from around the world waft…

  • Nov 5th, 2016 1:30am

Loose ram spotted in Freeland

A rogue black ram seen wandering around Freeland last week has South…

  • Nov 4th, 2016 3:19pm

Ferry terminal work to cancel Coupeville runs

With work slated on terminal, no ferries Nov. 5-6 on the Coupeville-to-Port Townsend route

  • Nov 1st, 2016 5:02pm

Residents honored for helping man after chainsaw accident

Call it coincidence, fortune or fate. Eric Vasilyev owes his life to a handful of skilled Good Samaritans. He’s a lucky man and he knows it.

  • Sep 30th, 2016 10:42pm

Experts say low oxygen, high temperatures caused fish ‘die off’

On the shores of Lone Lake, the small waves caused by the whipping wind have brought a smelly issue to the surrounding land: dead rainbow trout — lots of them.

  • Sep 24th, 2016 4:00am

Children’s Day is Saturday on South Whidbey

A day full of bounce houses, crafts, bubbles and pony rides is the stuff of dreams for little ones, and those dreams will come true next Saturday.

  • Sep 21st, 2016 3:00am

Slim rental market worrying officials

As the value of homes on Whidbey continues to appreciate, the prospect of finding a place to rent grows more and more grim.

  • Sep 13th, 2016 9:52pm

Clinton farm reveals its cheesy secrets

In the woods north of Possession Point, a pasture overlooking Puget Sound is filled with Stan and Lynn Swanson’s sheep herd. It’s the milk produced from that herd that results in the couple’s own artisan cheese, which is capturing the attention of foodie magazines and local chefs.

  • Sep 13th, 2016 9:20pm

Brews bros.: Ogre Brewing founders aiming to help make island a beer destination

In a “lab” next door to Bailey’s Corner Store in Cultus Bay, two beer scientists are busy at work devising their next concoction.

  • Sep 6th, 2016 10:27pm

Oak Harbor women among injured in crash

Three people were airlifted Wednesday from a section of State Highway 525 after a two-car collision.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 7:37pm

Whidbey-based company giving disabled pets renewed mobility

From a small office on Whidbey Island, a company is giving pets that have lost use of their legs renewed mobility.

  • Aug 30th, 2016 8:21pm

Whidbey Island runner competing in 199-mile relay for World Vision

Arne Bergstrom has been running to let off steam since 1980, but later this month there is a noble cause that’ll keep his legs chugging …and chugging … and chugging.

  • Aug 12th, 2016 8:37pm

Ex-FBI special agent preaches preparation, conference Aug. 20

In a climate where active shooter situations are increasingly common, knowledge is power when it comes to preparation.

  • Aug 12th, 2016 7:57pm

Bunyon Busters Log Show a Whidbey Fair favorite

Held annually in conjunction with the Whidbey Island Fair, the Bunyon Busters Log Show on Sunday afternoon is steeped in the logging traditions of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Aug 9th, 2016 10:29pm

Whidbey Island 2016 fair kicks off on Thursday

For the 2016 installment of the Whidbey Island Fair, fair organizers added some new faces for entertainment while staying true to what the fair is all about: farming, rides, games, music and the annual parade.

  • Aug 2nd, 2016 10:13pm

Sowing seeds for community gathering space | Bridge

Clinton has a new community gathering space, and it involves one of South Whidbey’s favorite hobbies: gardening.

  • Aug 1st, 2016 6:18pm

New Langley arcade bringing back old school fun

With the flashing yellow-tinted lights and clinking and ringing of the pinball machines in The Machine SHOP, it’s easy to feel transported to a 1970s video arcade.

  • Jul 19th, 2016 9:42pm

Getting your claws on crab: Season opens Friday, and Whidbey boasts prime areas

Crab season opens Friday July 1 and runs through Sept. 5.

  • Jun 28th, 2016 10:56pm

Riding as therapy: Studies focus on horseback riding for multiple sclerosis patients

Swedish Medical Center patients suffering from multiple sclerosis began a therapeutic horseback riding program in Greenbank last week. The first day went smoothly, and the initial results were powerful.

  • Jun 7th, 2016 9:16pm

Savor spring’s bounty during annual tour

The annual Savor Spring Food, Wine & Spirits Tour is an opportunity to sample the best spirits and some of the best bounty South Whidbey has to offer. Put on by Whidbey Island Vintners and Distillers Association since 2010, the self-guided tour takes guests on a trip through four wineries and Whidbey Island Distillery for a day of tasting and food pairing.

  • May 11th, 2016 1:00pm

South Whidbey gets second marijuana retailer this week

South Whidbey’s second recreational marijuana retailer opened its doors to the public this week.

  • Apr 22nd, 2016 10:19pm

Meerkerk enters magical time of year

The lush and dog-friendly Meerkerk Gardens in Greenbank are in bloom, displaying a vast array of bright colors and smells that send the senses into overdrive.

  • Apr 12th, 2016 9:47pm

Gray whale watching at its peak: April is prime month to see grays in Saragota, Possession Sound

Despite being packed with more than two dozen people, the deck of the Mystic Sea was dead silent. No one made a whisper.

  • Apr 9th, 2016 2:28pm