This home on Alder Lane in the Crescent Harbor military housing area was damaged in a recent fire. - Photo by Debra Vaughn/Whidbey News-Times

Navy housing on alert after series of fires

  • Today at 10:52AM

People who live in military housing are on alert after someone started fires in trash and recycling bins next to houses in Crescent Harbor.


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Video tells story of early Coupeville 'mover and shaker'

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Oct 7, 2015 at 10:19AM

Flora Augusta Pearson Engle's writings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries give a vivid picture of early Central Whidbey life. A video produced by the Island County Museum shares her story and provides a taste of those times

Island Transit pushing to get last of repairs done, gazebos fail to gain any buyer interest

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A construction company is fixing problems with concrete floors that kept the new Island Transit facility near Coupeville from being deemed complete for nearly two years.

Island County payroll rising $247,000 in 2016

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Forty Island County positions will get substantial salary boosts next year, with one increasing by 19 pay grades.

Oak Harbor teacher finalist for Grammy Award

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Oak Harbor High School teacher Darren McCoy is one step closer to the Grammy Awards. The choir director is one of 25 music teachers nationwide being considered for the Music Educator Award, awarded at the Special Merit Awards Ceremony during Grammy Week.

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