Whidbey worker shortage closes bagel business

Finding employees has not gotten any easier for small businesses.

By Kira Erickson • August 5, 2022 1:30 am
St. Clair and Hazelo move on to Nov. 8

The candidates for the Island County Board of commissioners were narrowed in the primary election.

By Jessie Stensland • August 5, 2022 1:30 am
Navy radio station tunes in

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s radio station participated in a continent-spanning test in July.

By Karina Andrew • August 5, 2022 1:30 am
Dance comes to Sculpture Forest

Wander/Wonder is a unique performance that will bring dance to the Price Sculpture Forest Aug. 27.

By Karina Andrew • August 5, 2022 1:30 am
Man wielding knife accused of robbery

An Oak Harbor man is accused of robbing a stranger and trying to slash him with a knife Aug. 1.

By Jessie Stensland • August 5, 2022 1:30 am
How often should you replace your mattress?

Everett mattress shop says mattresses old enough for a driver’s license should probably be replaced!

By ESC Mattress Center • August 8, 2022 6:00 am

Veteran Resource Center gets grant

Astound Broadband Powered by Wave this week donated a total of $65,000 to two local area nonprofits.

August 5, 2022 1:30 am
St. Clair, Hazelo ahead in primary results

The candidates for a seat on the Island County Board of commissioners were narrowed to two in the Aug. 2…

By Jessie Stensland • August 3, 2022 1:30 am


Farm captures herbal essence in a bottle

A small organic family farm in Greenbank is turning herbs into essential oils using solar power.

By Rachel Rosen • July 22, 2022 1:30 am
Chef’s new restaurant turns up heat

A chef’s creative food journey has resulted in a unique new dining experience in Central Whidbey.

By Karina Andrew • July 12, 2022 1:30 am



Youth baseball alive and well in Oak Harbor

The Oak Harbor Baseball Association runs traveling baseball teams for kids ages 8 to 18.

By Rachel Rosen • August 2, 2022 1:30 am
Whidbey athlete wins silver in bocce

Jacquelyn Diaz earned second place in singles and doubles bocce and fourth place in team bocce.

By Karina Andrew • July 15, 2022 1:30 am

Replacing your mattress every decade is a good rule of thumb. Visit ESC Mattress Center in Everett for a great selection and knowledgable staff. Sponsored
August 8, 2022 6:00 am
Brittney Shigley is a Mortgage Loan Representative at Peoples Bank Oak Harbor Financial Center. Sponsored
July 18, 2022 6:00 am
By bringing her young son on the bus, Sandra is giving the next generation a head start in using public transit. Sponsored
July 18, 2022 6:00 am
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July 4, 2022 6:00 am



Thirsty Crab’s new stage to host ensemble

Kristi O’Donnell and Café Impromptu Quintet will perform from 6-8 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 6.

August 2, 2022 1:30 am
Deception Pass welcomes first resident artist

Nina Vichayapai’s idyllic day-to-day life is the first of its kind in a Washington state park.

By Karina Andrew • August 2, 2022 1:30 am