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Whidbey residents may see phone-related changes in the new year. Phone companies will begin issuing a new “overlay” area code in Western Washington, possibly beginning… Continue reading
A Coupeville man brandishing a gun was “a hair’s breadth away” from being shot by a deputy during an Oct. 25 incident, a prosecutor told… Continue reading
A water sample from a well at a former fire training area at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island tested for a potentially toxic chemical at… Continue reading
The Navy is providing bottled drinking water to two homes on Central Whidbey and at least one on North Whidbey after preliminary tests showed the… Continue reading
Navy officials are prepared for just about any questions citizens might have about plans to bring more EA-18G Growlers — and more noise — to… Continue reading
Tests to check for chemical in firefighting foam deemed potentially harmful by EPA
Navy leaders prefer that all EA-18G Growler aircraft carrier landing practice occur at the Outlying Field Coupeville in the future. While that won’t happen, the… Continue reading
Both the Town of Coupeville and the Navy will test the town’s wells for a chemical that may be hazardous to people’s health. The Navy… Continue reading
The incumbent candidates in state and county races affecting Whidbey Island were ahead of challengers in the first count of ballots Tuesday night. As expected,… Continue reading
A phony $20 bill that a woman tried to spend at the Coupeville Country Store last week may have come from a movie set, Coupeville… Continue reading
Garden’s newest challenge is patrolling the mean streets of Coupeville as the new town marshal.
Garden is also a jack of all trades when it comes to the world of first responders. He’s held just about every conceivable position in the sheriff’s office that a commissioned officer can. He’s a captain with the Oak Harbor Fire Department, where he’s worked for 30 years, and an EMT with the hospital. Garden’s newest challenge is patrolling the mean streets of Coupeville as the new town marshal. He started in September.
The Island County sheriff is warning businesses on Whidbey Island to be on the lookout for counterfeit cash.
A trial that is supposed to decide the ownership of a sliver of waterfront property in Greenbank is now delayed.
Island County commissioners this month settled two lawsuits brought by Central Whidbey homeowners affected by a massive 2013 landslide.
Mike Nortier, the director, has been riding bus routes to help him get a feel for both the system and the riders.
Beware Whidbey Island drivers. It’s going to be a busy year for roadwork and next year won’t be any better.
A judge may make a decision this summer on the ownership of a small piece of beachfront property in Greenbank that’s been in litigation for three years.