Laura Guido

Laura posted 29 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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Voter registration events set for Sept. 26

From 10 a.m to 1 p.m., Island County Elections will hold voter…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 1:55pm

NAS Whidbey celebrates 75th anniversary

On the date of its commissioning 75 years ago, Naval Air Station…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 1:58pm

Burn ban restrictions reduced

With the return of wet weather, Island County Sheriff Mark Brown, who’s…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 2:01pm

Oak Harbor couple’s Caribbean trip a hurricane nightmare

Jesse and Renee Lopez thought a trip to the Caribbean would be…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:37pm

Commissioners dine, dish with League of Women voters

County commissioners voiced approval of early adoption of integrated mental health services…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:38pm

Oak Harbor Schools work with UW to address youth suicides

Oak Harbor Schools are starting a partnership this month with a center…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 1:07pm

Free ‘Star Party’ is Friday night

Island County Astronomical Society is hosting its free Star Party Friday night…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 1:04pm

County hopes to simplify shoreline permit process

Island County Community Development staff members are working to increase the efficiency…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 1:08pm

Community invited to the Loft event Saturday

From 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, the Loft on Fidalgo & Dock…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 4:37pm

Accident leaves a big mess for biz owner to clean up

An Asphalt Quality Sealers truck turned on its side Thursday, spilling asphalt…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 10:36am

Failing dike a concern for homeowners association

An earth-and-cobble dike, tidegate and other infrastructure built in the early 1900s…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:12pm

Sea Mar holding clothing, blanket drive

Sea Mar Behavioral Health Center kicked off a clothing and blanket drive…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:13pm

Church holding preparedness fair Saturday

A Neighborhood Preparedness Fair will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 3:15pm

Freeland to grow, but not as a city, says county

Island County is moving closer to laying the framework of its long-awaited…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 2:19pm

Annual Megan McClung run Saturday benefits Semper Fi Fund

Megan McClung loved to run. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Megan McClung…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 2:21pm

Wine event to benefit United Way

The Instant Wine Cellar party to benefit United Way of Island County…

  • Sep 1st, 2017 2:20pm

Fire-starters: Using flames to clear way for prairie’s native plants

Local organizations are turning to fire as a means of renewal. It’s…

  • Sep 1st, 2017 2:23pm

County allots Big Brother Big Sisters funding from stat marijuana tax

A year ago, 11-year-old Matthew Smith was behind in school, mostly kept…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 12:48pm

VAQ-131 returns from deployment

Family and friends of the Electronic Attack Squadron 131 welcomed home the…

  • Aug 25th, 2017 2:43pm

Escaped Atlantic salmon biting on Whidbey

After the recent net pen failure that resulted in the release of…

  • Aug 25th, 2017 2:46pm

Islanders hold rally denouncing racism

Last Friday afternoon members of the group Indivisible Whidbey and others gathered…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 3:42pm

County approves critical areas ordinance

The Island County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to update the…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 1:38pm

Fire district saves money by retrofitting old rescue truck into a ‘rolling toolbox’

When a fire engine breaks down, it can’t just be taken into…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 1:46pm

Garage of Blessings helps kids get ready to go ‘back to school’

Garage of Blessings in Oak Harbor will be hosting a series of…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 2:02pm

CW Fire recognized nationally for budget

Central Whidbey Island Fire &Rescue received the distinguished budget presentation award for…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 2:20pm

N. Whidbey car show rumbles through town

While the Coupeville Arts &Crafts Festival was going on, others gathered in…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 12:32pm

Island Thrift donation helping amphitheater stage completion

A new stage at the Deception Pass State Park amphitheater can now…

  • Aug 11th, 2017 1:50pm

REI employees lend hand to invasive weed control

On Wednesday afternoon, around 50 REI employees trudged through high grass and…

  • Aug 21st, 2017 11:12am

Peoples Bank launches pig hunt in parks

Peoples Bank recently launched its “Pigs in Parks” contest, designed to raise…

  • Aug 9th, 2017 1:30am