Jeep rolls in front of hospital

A Jeep SUV hit a tree in front of WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville and rolled onto its top this… Continue reading

Solid Waste no longer taking some plastics

Only plastic bottles, containers marked No. 1 and No. 2 allowed

City to evaluate impacts of new developments more as a whole

The way the city evaluates traffic impacts of new developments is set to change after the Oak Harbor City Council… Continue reading

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Driver plunges car into Oak Harbor bay

A driver rounding the corner on Bayshore Drive last Thursday night lost control and ended up in the water near… Continue reading

Flowers for Tokitae and her family

Solemn Penn Cove ceremony for Puget Sound orcas

Republican incumbents’ seats could be in danger in narrow contests

If Tuesday’s primary results are an indicator of how November’s election will go, Republican incumbents may have cause to be… Continue reading

Commissioners show impatience with Planning board

A recent work session seemed to highlight growing impatience among members of the Board of Island County Commissioners with the… Continue reading

Photo by Jim Christensen.
                                The rented canoe is hauled ashore at a stopping point.

Man takes canoe trip of a lifetime

Jim Christensen’s summer vacation means getting away to the remote woodlands of Northern Minnesota, making his way into Ontario’s Quetico Continue reading...

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                Peggie Suess will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Aug. 22. She sits here at Summer Hill Senior Living, ready for the day’s Bingo game.

Oak Harbor woman celebrates her 100th birthday on Aug. 22

On Aug. 22, Peggie Suess will celebrate her 100th birthday. The celebration will be at Summer Hill Senior Living, where Continue reading...

Pigfest awaiting word from Guinness on largest BBQ pit

Scott Fraser’s goal for this year’s Pigfest was to have the world’s largest cinder block smoke pit, which would have Continue reading...

‘This is the best job I could’ve asked for’

What began as an admiration for Steve Irwin developed into a passion for outdoor education. And that passion took Jackie Continue reading...

News

Jeep rolls in front of hospital

A Jeep SUV hit a tree in front of WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville and rolled onto its top this… Continue reading

 

Islanders help victims of Kilauea

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, landslides. And now, two Whidbey Islanders add volcano recovery assistance to their experiences. Red Cross Disaster Cycle… Continue reading

 

Business

Chamber honors business success

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet and board installation last week. The big awardees of the night… Continue reading

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Audiology center celebrates 1 year anniversary

Coupeville’s Hearing Health Services will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 18 to celebrate the first anniversary of… Continue reading

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Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Island County residents quit smoking