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Hospice of the NW considers sale to a for-profit company

The hospice has been locally managed since 1989.

 

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Whidbey markets offer unique holiday gift items

Looking for a gift? Whidbey’s holiday markets have plenty of ideas all month.

 

Help just in time for the holidays

Families who cannot afford gifts this holiday season have an island-wide resource.

 

COVID-19 outbreak being investigated at Regency

18 people have tested positive for coronavirus at a long-term care facility in Oak Harbor.

Sabine Wilms spent the beginning months of the pandemic taking care of two goats, Lady Yang Xiaomei and Marisol. She used Chinese medicine to help heal the goats. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times.

Home for the kids: Whidbey woman takes in two goats deemed lost cause

A South Whidbey woman nursed two goats back to health with the help of Chinese medicine.

Sabine Wilms spent the beginning months of the pandemic taking care of two goats, Lady Yang Xiaomei and Marisol. She used Chinese medicine to help heal the goats. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times.
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South Whidbey farmer has small plants for future

Full Cycle Farm will be giving away 100 saplings — free of charge — starting on Black Friday.

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As COVID cases rise, businesses respond to new state restrictions

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to increase sharply across the county and state, Whidbey Island has also been experiencing an escalation of the virus. At… Continue reading

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Storm lashes Whidbey

High winds knock out power islandwide

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Artist Louie Rochon demonstrates the process of how he paints at his Clinton studio on Thursday. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times

South Whidbey artist is painting the blues away

All proceeds from a raffle for a local artist Louie Rochon’s painting will benefit a food bank.

Artist Louie Rochon demonstrates the process of how he paints at his Clinton studio on Thursday. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times

Whidbey Community Foundation announces grant award winners

The foundation is awarding $118,000 this year to 30 different organizations.

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Keystone dredging wraps up in December

Dredging is expected to last for nine weeks.

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COVID-19 numbers rising, but remain below those of surrounding counties

Health officials are also planning for future vaccine distribution.

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Growler squadron, Whidbey business owner partner to light up hangar

The “Gauntlets” of VAQ-136 hung a large sign to mark the Growler squadron’s 50th anniversary.

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Arcade owner is not ready to say game over

A friend of the Machine Shop in Langley is asking for help to keep its doors open.

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Langley approves utility rate increases

Water and stormwater rates will increase by 6 percent, and sewer will go up by 8 percent.

Trustland Trails may get additions

South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is seeking public input on new trails.

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Two Whidbey residents receive Episcopal awards

Two Whidbey residents recently received awards from the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, recognizing their services to their parishes. Molly Felder-Grimm, a parish administrator at St.… Continue reading

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Mobile Turkey Unit accepting volunteers, meal sign-ups

The group is gearing up to make 700 meals and is looking for volunteers.

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Sculpture sales will benefit nonprofits

Sculpture aficionados will have the chance to get their hands on their own miniature casts handmade by artist Georgia Gerber and her husband, Randy Hudson.… Continue reading

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South Whidbey Children’s Center recipient of $10,000 matching grant

The South Whidbey Children’s Center in Langley is hoping people will consider matching a donation of $10,000 from a community member. The childcare facility is… Continue reading