Of the races affecting Whidbey Island, the battle for a state Senate seat is one of the few sparking any heat between candidates.
Affordable housing, mental health and the opioid crisis have emerged as the top issues in the race for Island County commissioner, district 1.
Prosecutors declined to file charges against a teenager who punched a man and ultimately caused his death following an altercation outside an Oak Harbor restaurant July 26.
The success of South Whidbey’s quest for second 144-car ferry on the Clinton-Mukilteo route may be determined soon.
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Squadron VP-30 took delivery of the Navy’s newest P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft Friday.
A rear-end accident in Coupeville left one woman aching from back pain and heartsick over her horse.
Whidbey Island resident Riley Rayner wishes his older brother Dylan, just shy of 25, had gotten a second chance at life. Dylan died from an accidental opiate overdose in June while attending college in Oakland.
Kevin Dresker accepted the badge as the new Oak Harbor police chief last week. It’s been a dizzying time, he said. He’s met his new officers, other officials in the city and community leaders; read department policies and other materials; and even toured one of the city’s most dynamic areas.
Island County Sheriff Mark Brown and his wife were inside the women’s Macy’s store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington when a man opened fire and killed five people Sept. 23. Brown said he was unarmed at the time so he chose not to go after the shooter. Instead, he got his wife out of the store and did what he could to help from the parking lot.
Organized by the League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island and Sno-Isle Libraries, the forum will include candidates for Congressional District 2, state Legislative District 10, and county commissioner Positions 1 and 2.
Harold Johnson dies at the age of 92, less than two months shy of 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Island County Sheriff Mark Brown and his wife were inside the women’s Macy’s store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington when a man opened fire and killed five people Sept. 23.
Since 1977, Island Thrift has recycled used and new items donated to its store back to the community by providing monetary support to mostly nonprofit organizations and events.
Island County needs to do a better job of protecting the western toad, a state board has ruled.
It’s still a seller’s market when it comes to real estate in Western Washington.
An Oak Harbor woman is facing a charge for threatening to distribute naked photos of a witness in a South Whidbey drive-by shooting, allegedly to get the witness to change her story, according to court documents.
Thursday was a busy day for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s Search and Rescue team, according to the Navy.
The Garage of Blessings in Oak Harbor is a well-known charity that gives away just about everything it has to those who need it.
Whidbey Island is battening down the hatches, at least metaphorically, in preparation for a second big wind storm due to hit the area in three days.
Stormy weather in the Puget Sound region is predicted to begin tonight and has the potential of becoming "as strong as the most powerful storm in Northwest history" this weekend, according to meteorologist Cliff Mass.