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Is the glass half full or is it half empty? Your perspective…

 

Wright’s Crossing likely not on docket

Island County Board of Commissioners have directed long-range planning staff to exclude…

 

Veterans Day Parade is returning to Oak Harbor

Thanks to the efforts of two women, Oak Harbor will once again…

 

Secret meeting probably was illegal

One North Whidbey Park and Recreation District board member’s behind-closed-door attempt to…

Director, assistant are out at Island County EDC

Two elected officials see the resignations of the Island County Economic Development’s…

Former commissioner, Navy firefighter vie for seat on North Whidbey Fire board

The two men running against each other for a seat on the…

Problems delay county sewer plant, hikes cost $49,000

Unexpected discoveries will delay completion of the county’s $2.5 million sewage treatment…

Normally obscure cemetery district race ‘a chance to talk about it’

Even with the help of heavy equipment, digging a grave in a…

Frightville fear factor returns to Oak Harbor in ‘Carn-evil’

‘You’re completely safe to lose your mind’

Lofty dream takes shape in Oak Harbor

Bagels, cocktails and more on tap for old Feed & Seed

Unchallenged Oak Harbor council candidates talk priorities

An Oak Harbor native and newcomer will change the makeup of Oak…

Commission split 2-1 over expanded planning area

Island County Commissioners disagree over Oak Harbor’s proposal to expand its “joint…

County survey looks at housing concerns

Island County recently released a survey to gather information about residents’ housing…

Survivor trusts in self to fight cancer her way

In June 2004, Rowenna Houghton had her furniture packed and was ready…

Mammograms remain best breast cancer defense

Self exams not as effective as once thought

Treated water from sewage plant to irrigate park

Both the liquids and the solids produced by Oak Harbor’s new sewage…

Changing colors with the season on Pioneer Way

Artist turns musical symbols into bright shades of fall on shop windows

Spotlight now on Second Saturdays for Greenbank Farm artists

Photos and paintings of Denis Hill and Barbara Marks featured at Artworks Gallery

Clinton man finds skull in storage unit

A Whidbey Island picker’s score of a lifetime came with an unexpected…

Illuminating a dark subject at Coupeville talk

Audubon Society hosts discussion on better ways to light the night

A honey of a summer on ‘Whidbee’ Island

‘If you did not produce honey this year you should find a new hobby or profession.’

Berry amazing: From Hunter’s Moon Farm to Frasers Gourmet Hideaway

New farm-to-table duo features late season blueberries

Commissioners likely to defer Wright’s Crossing

Members of the Oak Harbor City Council want discussions to continue on…

Open houses to look at county trails plan

Island County Public Works will hold open houses 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday,…

Former Oak Harbor man faces new child molesting charges

A former Navy man who was the defendant in a long and…

Navy conducting housing study

The Navy is conducting a study of housing in the area of…

Coupeville man gets 30 months for child porn

A Coupeville man was sentenced to two and half years in prison…

Fire district seeks bond support

With aging fire engines and increased emergency call volumes, Central Whidbey Island…

Piling on the pumpkins and sprucing up the barn

Local farms get ready to greet fall’s harvest of customers

Pigfest donates $20,000 to CADA

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State health officials close Penn Cove to all shellfish harvesting

High levels of lethal toxin detected throughout region

Oak Harbor officer justified in shooting, prosecutor finds

Officer Michael Brown was “entirely justified” in shooting a kidnapping suspect in…

Council to consider Wright’s Crossing resolution

Supporters of a proposed large-scale, affordable housing development south of Oak Harbor…

Ferrets, flutes and fakes | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor…

Pool prices could double if parks district levy fails

Cost of using the Oak Harbor pool could potentially double if the…

North island sheriff’s precinct deemed unusable

The north precinct for the Island County Sheriff’s Office has been deemed…

Park windmill becoming a debris hazard

Oak Harbor City Council is considering removing the windmill in Windjammer Park…

Hydro accident doesn’t sour sport for driver

Driver Derek Bollinger suffered a life-altering injury during the Hydros for Heroes…

Planning commission sidelines proposed development

Island County Planning Commission dealt a blow Monday to a developer’s plans…

All things Whidbey focus of 10-day event starting Friday

Friday, Sept. 29, kicks off the first-ever Whidbey Island Grown Week, a…