Cory Fakkema has brought the family farm near Oak Harbor into the modern age, using more ecologically sound practices that are considered better for the land and livestock. Photo by Ron Newberry

Regenerative agriculture: A new, healthier way to farm

A Whidbey farm is relying on more ecologically sound practices.

  • 2 days ago
Oak Harbor resident Charles Ringer testifies in his defense in a child rape trial that ended in a jury deadlock. Photo by Jessie Stensland / Whidbey News-Times

Jury deadlocked in complex child rape case

The judge declared a mistrial in a child rape case involving a retired Navy pilot from Oak Harbor.

Man gets four years in stabbing incident

Altercation took place on ferry in September

Oak Harbor man charged with child molesting has sordid history

A registered sex offender molested another child and was sentenced to 90 days of work release.

Oak Harbor Police Dept. earns state association accreditation

The accreditation didn’t change how officers do their jobs, but does include important adjustments.

t

Santa Claus set to make rounds on Central Whidbey

Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue will resume their traditional Santa Mobile tours soon.

Hip or knee pain can make something as easy as standing or climbing a flight of stairs a challenge. WhidbeyHealth is here to help.

Local treatment for hip or knee pain is possible

Joint replacement surgery available to Island residents at WhidbeyHealth

  • 7 days ago
The Nutcracker -Swanson

Dance theater brings Nutcracker to the drive-in, living rooms

A popular wintertime performance will be offered virtually this year.

  • 2 days ago
Georgia Gerber with her whale statue on display along First Street on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Langley, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Whidbey’s Georgia Gerber creates iconic shapes in bronze

She turns abstract forms into some of the region’s most beloved public art, including the Pike Place Market pig.

  • 2 days ago
web full again
The outside of the new Walk-In Clinic Oak Harbour.
  • 1 week ago
Business
t

Despite 2020, Oak Harbor deli opens doors for business

An island-wide power outage and a pandemic couldn’t keep Zanini’s Deli from opening in Oak Harbor.

 

 

Sports
mazdra-teaser

Perfect Score: Mazdra keeps Coupeville basketball book for 25 years

Armed with a stack of sharpened pencils, June Mazdra has kept score at Coupeville High School basketball games for the Continue reading...

 

Marketplace
Hip or knee pain can make something as easy as standing or climbing a flight of stairs a challenge. WhidbeyHealth is here to help.

Local treatment for hip or knee pain is possible

Joint replacement surgery available to Island residents at WhidbeyHealth

  • 7 days ago

 

Best CBD oil

Best CBD Oil: Top 3 CBD Products for Sale Online

CBD stands for cannabidiol. It’s one of the primary active ingredients in Continue reading...

  • 7 days ago

 

Image of Earth Sanctuary retreat by Michael Stadler.

An art-full outdoor experience awaits on Whidbey and Camano Islands

Outdoor exhibits offer enthusiasts a unique way to experience art and nature

 

The outside of the new Walk-In Clinic Oak Harbour.

High quality healthcare becomes more accessible on Whidbey Island

New Walk-In Clinic Oak Harbour opens!

  • 1 week ago