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Church holding preparedness fair Saturday

A Neighborhood Preparedness Fair will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the…

Sea Mar holding clothing, blanket drive

Sea Mar Behavioral Health Center kicked off a clothing and blanket drive…

Failing dike a concern for homeowners association

An earth-and-cobble dike, tidegate and other infrastructure built in the early 1900s…

Plans for large Oak Harbor development face obstacles

A proposal for a large, affordable-housing development south of Oak Harbor suffered…

Man shot by police pleads to kidnapping

Nathan Trujillo started taking methamphetamine when he was just 13 years old…

Accused dog killer could serve up to 30 months in prison

A Coupeville man accused of killing a dog with a pickaxe and…

Missing sex offender wanted on warrant

A South Whidbey sex offender who went missing is wanted on a…

Former Oak Harbor man wanted on suspicion of child molesting

A former Oak Harbor man accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl is…

‘Beehive’ reflects on turbulent 1960s with songs, ’dos

Six female singers, ages 16-48, portray a decade of girl groups

Proposal for up to 1,500 homes near Oak Harbor faces obstacles

A limited-liability corporation is proposing a large housing development that may help…

Annual Megan McClung run Saturday benefits Semper Fi Fund

Megan McClung loved to run. On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Megan McClung…

Freeland to grow, but not as a city, says county

Island County is moving closer to laying the framework of its long-awaited…

AED installations aid in community preparedness

Citizens in Coupeville are more prepared in the event of a cardiac…

Shellfish tasty but also potentially toxic, health experts warn

Take precautions during the long Labor Day weekend

Wharf donation box ravaged by thieves twice

A community group raising money for the Coupeville Wharf is about halfway…

Commissioner, chief resign from fire district

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue is down both a commissioner and a…

Fire-starters: Using flames to clear way for prairie’s native plants

Local organizations are turning to fire as a means of renewal. It’s…

Group promotes civility first

President Donald Trump didn’t invent rudeness. He may be the most high-profile…

Oak Harbor implements Stage 1 water conservation measures

The City of Oak Harbor is asking water customers to cut consumption…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Meeting and permit required for hunting on Navy base

People interested in hunting on NAS Whidbey Island property during the 2017-2018…

Coupeville ferry run will temporarily return to two boats

The ferry run between Keystone and Port Townsend will return to two-boat…

Oak Harbor Music Festival lineup comes together

Free 3-day event drawing national acts

Study may lead to pay hike for some city staffers

Some Oak Harbor city employees may see increased remuneration in the near…

County allots Big Brother Big Sisters funding from stat marijuana tax

A year ago, 11-year-old Matthew Smith was behind in school, mostly kept…

Coupeville man accused of killing dog with pickaxe

A Coupeville man is accused of beating a dog to death with…

Escaped Atlantic salmon biting on Whidbey

After the recent net pen failure that resulted in the release of…

‘Suspicious’ fire destroys Honeymoon Bay home

Justin Burnett/The Record — South Whidbey Fire/EMS firefighters work to extinguish a house fire on Honeymoon Bay Road on Wednesday evening. The fire was deemed “suspicious” in nature.

VAQ-131 returns from deployment

Family and friends of the Electronic Attack Squadron 131 welcomed home the…

Flat Earth: from skeptic to believer

South Whidbey grad Mark Sargent has been known for many things. Once…

Miniature horses in need of a new home

A pair of horses that look as though they’ve been shrunk with…

Man accused of threatening youth director

A man faces felony charges for allegedly threatening to shoot the director…

Officials close some Whidbey west side beaches to shellfish harvesting

High levels of harmful marine biotoxin found

New health clinic opens at Ryan’s House for Youth

Seeks to help at-risk youth with minor medical ills

Islanders hold rally denouncing racism

Last Friday afternoon members of the group Indivisible Whidbey and others gathered…

Macklemore wraps up court case

He didn’t exactly beat the rap, but Macklemore got a pretty good…

Viewed through cereal boxes or approved glasses, eclipse was a ‘wonderful sight to see’

Around 100 people lined up on Cascade Avenue in Langley Monday morning…

Whidbey struggles with confronting opioid use

President Donald Trump announced this month the country’s opioid problem is now…

REI employees lend hand to invasive weed control

On Wednesday afternoon, around 50 REI employees trudged through high grass and…

Hydroplane racer seriously injured in Oak Harbor event

A racer was seriously injured during the hydroplane races in Oak Harbor…