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My $30 license tab promised by Tim Eyman cost way more this year, because the tab came packed inside a large envelope containing two new license plates.
Curious about Boeing’s decision to build airplanes in South Carolina instead of Washington, I did a little research on the winning state. What I discovered fully explains Boeing’s decision.
With the gloom of winter setting in soon, you can always find warmth and blue skies in the pages of a new book on the market, “Whidbey Island’s Special Places ... and the People Who Love Them,” which is a labor of love by its author, Langley resident Dan Pedersen.
The wine, cheese and art set gets most of the publicity on Whidbey Island these days, but the real action is usually elsewhere. On odd-numbered… Continue reading
Ultra-clean living has paid off for Daily Grind owner Tammie DeRosa in terms of customer and spousal satisfaction. Another perfect score after an inspection by the county health department sent two of her customers scurrying up to the Whidbey News-Times to announce the accomplishment.
A small drama unfolded Friday at North Whidbey Help House involving a woman raiding the charity’s garbage can and a resulting drive-by by the Oak Harbor police.
The 24th edition of the North Whidbey Car Show attracted several thousand visitors to Windjammer Park Saturday who reminisced over classic custom cars, fantasized over driving the muscle cars, and collectively marveled at how many hours were involved in maintaining, refurbishing and building the scores of dazzling vehicles on display.
Approximately 1,000 pounds of pork landed in Oak Harbor Friday, ready to become the main course in a free dinner offered to the community.
t’s time for another all-mail election and another diatribe from yours truly, apparently the only person left in American who cares about voter privacy and… Continue reading
Island Transit officials will begin a series of public meetings next week to explain the need for a sales tax increase to keep the bus system operating without major cutbacks.
When this column was started many years ago it was based on the assumption that the public was tired of long, boring newspaper columns, and… Continue reading
Occasionally we receive questions, but if we don’t we make them up. Here are some answers to questions that may be befuddling our reading public.Q:… Continue reading
I was leafing through the Sunday newspaper advertising flyers when I came upon a weird product, something called "K-Y Intense" described as "arousal gel for… Continue reading
When times are tough, Island Transit always comes under fire for not charging fares to the freeloaders such as myself who frequently ride the buses.Personally,… Continue reading
The nondescript bushes are overlooked 11 months of the year on Whidbey Island, but in June the flowers pop out and suddenly we’re decorated with wild roses.
After 42-years selling furniture, Janice Fischer deserves a chance to sit on a couch and just relax for a while. Fischer recently sold her Bargain Center business located just outside the main gate of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station on Ault Field Road.
Like most people, I am befuddled and confused about Island County’s new septic system regulations, mainly because as an American, I feel it is not… Continue reading
The Cascade subduction zone gives way, causing the largest earthquake in the Pacific Northwest since the last time it did that, 300 years ago.
Perry Harris took advantage of the Memorial Day crowd heading to Maple Leaf Cemetery to stage a noisy but peaceful one-man protest over the closure of a trailer park. “What did they die for — for us to be kicked out?!,” Harris demanded of passersby Monday morning.