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‘Spooky Museum’ promises frights for a good cause

Proceeds from ticket sales to the Spooky Museum will go toward the Save the Roller Barn effort.

City raises utility rates despite public outcry

The average Oak Harbor family’s utility bill be nearly $200 per month next year.

Local attorneys vie for superior court

Voters will decide between two South Whidbey residents for judge.

House candidate sued for scam, says he was a victim

Bill Bruch was accused of scamming people out of thousands of dollars in the late 1990s.

Districts differ in how they approach in-person learning

South Whidbey School District wants to bring 150 “at-risk” kids back to school.

Rustic House Desk

Restaurant owner aims to make her children proud

Yolanda Rodarte just wanted to make her daughter proud, so she opened a restaurant. Rodarte knew she wanted to own… Continue reading

Candidate was party in lengthy lawsuit; filed for Chapter 13

County commissioner candidate Damian Greene’s financial and legal trouble is long and complicated.

Photo by Scott Price
Joe Treat’s driftwood sculpture of a Tyrannosaurus rex rolls across Deception Pass Bridge Sunday. It was installed Monday morning at Price Sculpture Forest in Coupeville. The park is set to open Oct. 23.

Coupeville sculpture forest park opening on Oct. 23

The sculpture park features a driftwood dinosaur and gorilla, among other creatures.

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The Hubble’s 30th anniversary image “Cosmic Reef” shows a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, 163,000 light-years away. The image is nicknamed the “Cosmic Reef” because the nebulas resemble an undersea world. NASA photo.

Whidbey talk features man who’s seen the dawn of the galaxies

Astronomer Bob Williams will discuss Hubble Space Telescope in this year’s Sundberg Lecture

Possible ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on beach at Ebey’s Landing

Scientists from across the nation agreed its most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus.

 

Sports
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History lesson: Past youth baseball comes to life in old scorebooks / Part 1

Please excuse me while I break one of the rules of journalism and insert myself into the story. My father, Continue reading...

 

Marketplace
Judd & Black is celebrating 80 years in northwest Washington, and four generations of family providing appliance sales and service.

An electric family: 80 years in Washington appliances

They brought the first refrigerator to Snohomish county, continue to stay on tech’s cutting edge

 

Mike Etzell says a lifetime of riding public transit gave his children confidence and the mobility needed for their independence.

Youth Find Confidence and Independence Riding Public Transit

It’s not easy raising children, especially in today’s hectic, high-speed world. Mike Continue reading...

 

Walk-in wellness 7 days a week — close to home!

New walk-in clinic is well-equipped for safe, convenient care

 

Life
Rustic House Desk

Restaurant owner aims to make her children proud

Yolanda Rodarte just wanted to make her daughter proud, so she opened a restaurant. Rodarte knew she wanted to own Continue reading...

 

Opinion

In Our Opinion: Cliff would continue tradition of thoughtful judiciary

It speaks volumes that the retiring Island County superior court judges, the district court judge and a healthy portion of Continue reading...