How prepared are you in the event of a natural disaster that would require you to survive on your own for at least 72 hours?
The next billionaire may be the entrepreneur who figures out how to turn contaminated mine water into drinking water. In the process, they would make part of their fortune recovering chemicals and metals we use in our everyday lives.
Inside today’s edition of the Whidbey News-Times is a special section that reflects on 125 years of news gathering by this newspaper and its predecessors.
Public schools are not just underfunded by the state, as Washington’s Supreme Court has made abundantly clear.
The City of Oak Harbor is moving forward with a plan to turn the felled centuries-old Garry oak into at least one giant acorn and a cross section that shows the tree rings. What do you think?
Create a new tax in response to McCleary? Fuhgeddaboudit.
Last week I filed a quo warranto lawsuit against a private law firm hired by the Island County Commissioners.
For 125 years, the Whidbey News-Times has covered the news and events of importance to its readers.
Whidbey ECO Network is an umbrella network of individuals and organizations on Whidbey Island working to protect the health of Puget Sound and the environment. Over 50 local organizations belong to Whidbey ECO Network. The mission of the network is to “work together to spark action to improve the health of the waters around Whidbey.” Both through our individual organizational missions and through collaboration and connection, we work to support “education, communication and outreach” related to the health of our local waters and environment.
Island County Board Commissioners will soon consider whether to follow a Law and Justice Council recommendation to put a $2.6-million law-and-justice measure on the ballot. The commissioners should allow voters to decide.