A whale of a friend: Gov. Jay Inslee praises efforts to save marine creatures, add viewing site on Whidbey Island

Presidential hopeful Gov. Jay Inslee brought his message to save the whales to Whidbey Island Wednesday. The 2020 Democratic candidate… Continue reading

Mental health patient flees ER, steals car, leads chase

A mental health patient left the hospital against doctor’s orders, stole a car, led police on a high-speed chase and… Continue reading

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                                Water Aerobics instructor Christine Burton leads a class.

Pool fixes to be completed before summer’s end

John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool in Oak Harbor is back in business, with fresh new paint, brighter lights, a deep clean… Continue reading

After 40 years, SVC closing its South Whidbey Center

Skagit Valley College will likely shutter classrooms on South Whidbey after teaching students in the community for 40 years. Thomas… Continue reading

Islanders join protest against detention centers

Vigils, signs and demonstrations for ‘Lights for Liberty’ events across Whidbey Friday

Report shows WhidbeyHealth still short on cash

A persistent decline in inpatient visits is contributing to low cash reserves for the island hospital district. WhidbeyHealth Controller Jennifer… Continue reading

Buying, building or selling? Local experience matters

If you’re buying or selling a home on Whidbey Island, you deserve local expertise

Top 4-H student of the year reflects on experiences | Whidbey Island Fair

SWHS grad Camden Miller participated in the horse division for years, switched to cattle this year

Help House ‘ Christmas in July’ event is Saturday

It’s that time of year again — the summertime months between the major food-based holidays, when donations slow down but Continue reading...

Garry oak wood takes new forms

Wood from “post office tree” now part of art installation at Smith Park

See the best wheels on Whidbey at free Show and Shine

Inaugural Whidbey Island Car Show features wide range of vehicles, with proceeds to local charities

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Business

After 30 years, Whidbey Coffee is strong as ever

Whidbey Coffee’s story began with chicken fajitas at a small community festival. Today, it’s a thriving business with more than Continue reading...

 

Kingsview opens Coupeville office

Kingsview Asset Management recently opened the doors to its new office and welcomed its newest advisor partner, Trenton Lay. Kingsview Continue reading...

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Marketplace

Buying, building or selling? Local experience matters

If you’re buying or selling a home on Whidbey Island, you deserve local expertise

 

Help is here: A substance-free life begins with asking for help

New Everett health centre can help you on the road to recovery

 

See the best wheels on Whidbey at free Show and Shine

Inaugural Whidbey Island Car Show features wide range of vehicles, with proceeds to local charities

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Welcome Home to compassionate, engaging senior care

Oak Harbor residence creates a setting seniors want to come home to