Gerral’s Girl finally got an escort through downtown Oak Harbor.
School districts around Washington are priming their fiscal pumps in coming weeks, asking local constituents to support special maintenance and operations tax propositions to maintain current programs, as well as bond measures to support facilities development and transportation needs.
Public input will collected on a block grant application that would help Island County develop a housing assistance program.
Island County commissioners officially voted Monday to switch regular commission meetings from Mondays to Tuesday starting next week.
At 9:17 a.m., a burglary was reported on Penn Cove Road. The resident found a shattered window and blood on broken glass.
More than 2,000 feet of shoreline, 33 acres of forest and wetlands, and 26 acres of beach and tidelands on South Whidbey will be protected thanks to, in part, a $1 million federal grant awarded this month.
As with other scenic locations, Whidbey and Camano islands don’t lack photo possibilities.
Oak Harbor has picked a new sister city from the Philippines.
DEMITRIA LOUISE O’NEILL, 9 pounds, 12 ounces, was born Dec. 17, 2014. She is the daughter of Blair and Patrick O’Neill.
HARPER NOELLE COLEMAN, 9 pounds, 13.5 ounces, was born Dec. 17, 2014. She is the daughter of Paul and Kayla Coleman.
RYLAN LEE AUDETTE, 9 pounds, 2 ounces, was born Dec. 28, 2014. He is the son of Casey Audette and Kendra Neugebauer of Oak Harbor.
Chelsey Richter and Christopher Long were united in holy matrimony Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Jenne Farm in Coupeville.
Skagit County leaders are looking at separating or revising its regional transportation agreement with Island County.
Oak Harbor School Board will look a little different after its Jan. 26 meeting.
North Whidbey Park and Recreation District has filled two vacant positions.
The move of the WWII-era PBY-5A Catalina aircraft took place over two days, Jan. 24-25, with the bulk of the seaplane’s journey happening in the wee hours of the morning. Video by John Fisken.
Deception Pass Bridge will be closed for five nights this summer while it undergoes paving and bridge maintenance.
Oak Harbor service clubs presented the Oak Harbor High School football team with a trophy Jan. 23, as a tangible reminder of the act of sportsmanship displayed by the Wildcats in the wake of the tragic shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.
A pedestrian was struck crossing East Whidbey Avenue last Thursday morning at the site of a future mid-block crosswalk, according to Oak Harbor police.
As proud as Rick Castellano has been of the history on display at the Island County Historical Museum, he’s always felt it was lacking a significant piece of Whidbey Island’s story.