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SVC Whidbey Campus to unveil Heritage Mural

On Thursday, Oct. 25, Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus invites the public to attend the unveiling of a new outdoor Heritage Mural at Hayes… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

Prints lead to burglary suspect

Fingerprints led police to a suspect in the burglary of a South Whidbey home, according to court documents. Prosecutors charged Dillon J. Tresslar, 29, in… Continue reading

Uninvited guest: Boy accused of burning hole in door of rental

A 17-year-old Mukilteo boy is accused of staying at a rental house in Clinton without permission and burning a hole in the door, according to… Continue reading

Field carrier landing practice schedule for Oct. 22-28

Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled to occur at Ault Field Monday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 28 Outlying Landing Field Coupeville will be… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2018

Not-so-scary Kritters are stars in second Haunted Petting Zoo

This month Island County 4-H’s Kool Kritters will morph into Kreepy Kritters. At 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, demonic cats, guinea pig witches and vampire… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.
                                <em>Cornet Bay Company owners Arnie and Joanne Deckwa stand with their new seafood line of sauces. In the background, painted on their RV is the company’s logo depicting Cornet Bay, the view across from their office.</em>

Walmart picks up Cornet Bay Co.’s sauces

Though it’s been producing and selling gourmet sauces, dressing, seasonings and dips for more than 18 years, Oak Harbor’s Cornet Bay Co. isn’t done expanding.… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.
                                <em>Cornet Bay Company owners Arnie and Joanne Deckwa stand with their new seafood line of sauces. In the background, painted on their RV is the company’s logo depicting Cornet Bay, the view across from their office.</em>

Books, brews and trivial pursuits

Something wicked this way comes. Starks, Lannisters, Gryffindors and even Hufflepuffs are challenged to test their knowledge of the Game of Thrones and Harry Potter… Continue reading

Democrat challenges self-described ‘bipartisan’

When it comes to campaigning, state Rep. Norma Smith and her challenger have very different styles. Smith, a Republican who lives in Clinton, speaks at… Continue reading

News-Times wins first for General Excellence

The Whidbey News-Times is generally excellent. The newspaper won a top honor at this year’s Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The paper won… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2018

Researcher to discuss Salish Sea people as part of Ebey’s Reserve 40th

As part of a year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, researcher Douglas Deur will speak on… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2018

Field carrier landing practice scheduled Oct. 15-21

Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled to occur at Ault Field through Sunday, Oct. 21. Outlying Landing Field Coupeville is closed to jet aircraft… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2018

Shifty Sailors celebrating 25th anniversary

The maritime-themed musical group Shifty Sailors will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Coupeville Recreation Hall.… Continue reading

It’s all in the family

‘They end up getting all of us, even though they saw only one of us’

Screaming monkey | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Monday, Oct. 1 At 8:08 p.m., a caller reported that a… Continue reading

Hannold, St. Clair face off for District 3 seat

Island County commissioner candidate Janet St. Clair said that if elected, she’ll bring a different leadership style of “looking for solutions” and treating “department heads… Continue reading

Town to decide 2 percent grants

The Town of Coupeville is in the process of deciding which nonprofits will receive this year’s 2 percent Lodging Tax Revenue grant awards. The Town… Continue reading

County commissioners to focus on economic development

Having recently adopted a major update to the housing element, Island County is now looking to evaluate the next section of its comprehensive plan —… Continue reading

State seeks input for civilian-military compatibility plan

Washington State Department of Commerce says it is drafting a Washington State Guidebook on Military and Community Compatibility as a technical resource for local governments… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018

DNA leads to charges against burglary suspect

DNA evidence led to a criminal charge being filed against a man who allegedly stole Depression-era glassware and other items from a Central Whidbey property… Continue reading

Hayes and Paul

Challenger: Hayes out of step with district’s values

Paul critical of bump stock, conversion therapy votes

Hayes and Paul