Patricia Guthrie

Put down your phone while driving or face hefty fines

New state law cracks down on distracted driving

Man shot by police aimed BB gun at woman, officers

The man shot and wounded by a police officer last week in Oak Harbor was armed with a loaded BB gun. The suspect held the… Continue reading

“Alice” a Wonderland of dozens of children on stage

Whidbey Playhouse production shines with zaniness

Be safe when clamoring for clams, health agency advises

Interactive map provides warnings, zooms in on beaches

Witness said man left police with no choice in shooting

A man who was shot by a police officer Tuesday in downtown Oak Harbor was armed and assaulting a woman, according to police. The Skagit… Continue reading

Penn Cove a challenging course for Race Week sailors

35th annual Oak Harbor event a mix of tense days, toga nights

Penn Cove a challenging course for Race Week sailors

35th annual Oak Harbor event a mix of tense days, toga nights

Race Week celebrates its 35th year in Oak Harbor

Sailboats soon to be skimming Whidbey waters

Color, light and form pop in “Wet Paint” art show

After 40 years: ‘I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface of painting.’

WhidbeyHealth delays opening of new addition

Last-minute inspections still needed

Highway paving moving to Coupeville area

The Coupeville area will be the sight of flaggers, orange cones and “Follow Me” pilot cars starting Sunday as the state continues its 30-mile highway… Continue reading

Overdose antidote added to county opioid outreach team

Outside funding delivers 100 Narcan kits

Kids, flags and families salute America’s birthday at Oak Harbor parade

Kids, flags and families lined the Oak Harbor Bayshore Drive parade route Tuesday, saluting America’s Independence Day and wildly cheering for the diverse line-up of… Continue reading

Compass Health tackles children’s mental health needs

“They’ll get all up in your life” says grateful Mom

Road work halts for Fourth of July weekend

State highway resurfacing resumes July 5

Public gets glimpse into Navy base history

2,000 visit NAS Whidbey Island Open House

Oak Harbor Garden Club features six locations on Saturday tour

“Buster’s Pond” a forest wonderland of ferns and faun

No job layoffs for county despite state budget impasse

Human resources director: “We have to do this cruel dance. I just hate it”

Coloring Whidbey in black and white

Photographer John Olsen prefers subtle contrasts to “pretty postcards”

Expect traffic delays on Highway 525 until fall

Commuters along Whidbey’s main corridor from Coupeville to Clinton can expect to be delayed driving to and from work through June, and possibly longer, as… Continue reading