Laura Guido

REI employees lend hand to invasive weed control

On Wednesday afternoon, around 50 REI employees trudged through high grass and thistles to help the Whidbey Camano Land Trust clear invasive plants near Dugualla… Continue reading

County approves critical areas ordinance

The Island County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to update the critical area ordinance, a process that’s been ongoing since 1999. The ordinance addressed… Continue reading

CW Fire recognized nationally for budget

Central Whidbey Island Fire &Rescue received the distinguished budget presentation award for the fourth consecutive year. The award, given by the Govern-ment Finance Officer Association,… Continue reading

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 the nearest auto shop. Central Whidbey Fire &Rescue used to have to wait… Continue reading

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

Garage of Blessings in Oak Harbor will be hosting a series of events to get students ready for school. Between 12-3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28… Continue reading

N. Whidbey car show rumbles through town

While the Coupeville Arts &Crafts Festival was going on, others gathered in Oak Harbor to enjoy their own kind of art—cars. With fresh paint, wax… Continue reading

Island Thrift donation helping amphitheater stage completion

A new stage at the Deception Pass State Park amphitheater can now be completed thanks to a large donation by Island Thrift. The Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Peoples Bank launches pig hunt in parks

Peoples Bank recently launched its “Pigs in Parks” contest, designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving. Until Aug. 28, there will be 250… Continue reading