Dearius Williams and his buddy, Ryan Dore, are mostly here for the fun. The 9-year-old Broad View Elementary students showed up after hours Thursday night for an event aimed at — sssshhhhh — learning.
The auction of Haggen’s 33 core stores has been postponed until Feb. 11.
An arrest warrant was issued today for a man accused of taking part in a kidnapping and robbery in Oak Harbor Jan. 31. Oak Harbor resident Oscar Sampedro, 34, is considered armed and dangerous. The Oak Harbor police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911.
When it comes to matters related to sewage, surprises aren’t usually welcome. But Oak Harbor city officials were elated to learn the state approved a $42-million loan to help cover construction costs of the new sewage treatment plant incurred in 2017.
Whidbey General Hospital commissioners are expected to vote on a new name next week, even though all of the costs of rebranding aren’t clear.
A former mayor, a retired developer, a real estate agent, a banker and a handful of other residents urged Oak Harbor Council members to dump plans to build a $4.6-million community room as part of the new sewage treatment plant.
Island County has given the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, the first evidence that the agency erred when it revised flood-risk maps this summer, Hiller West, director of current-use planning and community development, told the county commissioners during a work session Wednesday.
Seeking to strengthen a planning department that has endured much turnover, Island County is seeking a consultant, assistant director of planning and a long-range planner.
The pair spoke against measure that would have affected gym credit for participants.
If you’re sick, stay home. Cough into your elbow. And wash those hands. That’s the best way to avoid getting sick during the worst time of year for the flu, said Colleen Keefe, Island County’s communicable disease coordinator.
Two Oak Harbor teenagers are facing charges after a crime spree involving vehicles thefts, burglaries, a car chase that ended in a crash and an allegation of a gun at the high school.
A few weeks after assuring the public that a Washington state-issued driver’s license could still be used to get onto Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and other military bases in the Pacific Northwest, Navy brass made an abrupt about-face.
Should a powerful earthquake hit the South Whidbey Island Fault, which scientists say is among the most hazardous in Western Washington, one group of Bayview homeowners will be ready.
A recent mudslide caused havoc in the backyard of a Maxwelton Beach home and widespread flooding throughout the neighborhood.
The Coupeville ferry dock will be closed for a weekend next fall to make it safer in the event of the Big One.
A man who sneaked into his father’s North Whidbey home without permission and choked him was sent to prison Monday.
The Island County prosecutor is asking the state Supreme Court to allow his lawsuit against a private attorney to bypass the court of appeals.
A long-running dispute between two Oak Harbor men turned violent once again. Brian Jackson, 28, is accused of stabbing Charles Bruce Daugherty, 44, in the arm on the night of Jan. 11.
A few weeks after Navy officials assured the public they could use their state-issued driver's license to get onto Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, they have taken an abrupt about-face.
Island County will give $78,136 to the South Whidbey Homeless Coalition this year, which that group will supplement with at least $45,250 of its own, according to documents summarily approved Tuesday by the county’s board of commissioners.