An autopsy confirmed that the body of the man found in waters off Whidbey Island Saturday was the person who jumped from a ferry near Coupeville Thursday night.
“Somebody asked me the other day, ‘Is being the mayor a full-time job?’” Severns said. “I didn’t answer the question very well at the time.” In short: Without question.
The 74-year-old Oak Harbor woman found on the rocks underneath the Deception Pass Bridge Monday sustained multiple fractures but her injuries don’t appear to be life threatening.
How the 74-year-old Oak Harbor woman got to the rocks 180 feet below the bridge, nobody knows for sure, said Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said.
The body of an elderly man was recovered in the water off the western shores of Whidbey Island Saturday afternoon.
The private fishing boat that grounded near Monroe Landing last month spilled less than five gallons of diesel into Penn Cove.
The United States Coast Guard suspended its search of the waters of Admiralty Inlet Friday for a Coupeville-Port Townsend ferry passenger who jumped into the water near Whidbey Island on Thursday night.
Washington State Parks, Island County and the National Weather Service issued warnings and burn bans covering Island County.
Brandy Ledesma plans to make Saturday, Aug. 20, a special day for her three young nieces. On the birthday of the girls’ late mother, Ledesma’s nieces will wake up that morning to more than 50 painted rocks adorned with sunflowers in their garden bed.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other local agencies continue their search for a ferry passenger who jumped into the waters of Admiralty Inlet Thursday night.
In a letter to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Commanding Officer Capt. Geoffery Moore, the Port Townsend City Council said the area of study for potential effects of increased EA-18G Growler operations is too narrow.
A Search and Rescue team of five from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island conducted a rescue mission on Mount Stuart on Saturday, Aug. 13.
It was 1964 and the Millers wanted to live some place other than Navy housing. With the help of a VA loan, they purchased a 1935 bungalow for the then princely sum of $12,500. They also purchased a home with a history and a story.
With the sweet smell of tangy barbecue and one of the biggest crowds yet in attendance on Sunday, the ninth annual PigFest was a success in more ways than one.
Draft comprehensive plan documents will be discussed by the Board of Island County Commissioners at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17. during the board’s regular Wednesday work sessions in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room in Coupeville.
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is preparing to become the primary home on the West Coast for the Navy’s newest maritime patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon.
Don’t be surprised if the new leader of Island Transit takes a seat next to you on the bus. Mike Nortier, the director, has been riding bus routes to help him get a feel for both the system and the riders.
It’s the ninth year for the Pigfest, started by Fraser as a thank you gesture for the community. The festival used to be located on Fidalgo Avenue near Fraser’s restaurant, Frasers Gourmet Hideaway, but was moved to Pioneer Way because of its growth.
In a climate where active shooter situations are increasingly common, knowledge is power when it comes to preparation.
Freeland residents and visitors will soon have a new non-motorized trail to walk, rollerblade or ride their bicycles on.