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Coupeville man airlifted after three-car accident

One person was airlifted to Providence Regional Medical Center and two others were taken to a local hospital after a three-car accident on Highway 20… Continue reading

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NAS Whidbey Fire Inspector Zach Walker looks at the damage of a small fire at a yard in military housing in Crescent Harbor Tuesday.

So long, s’mores: No campfires allowed in a stricter burn ban

The burn ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including recreational fires and fireworks.

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NAS Whidbey Fire Inspector Zach Walker looks at the damage of a small fire at a yard in military housing in Crescent Harbor Tuesday.
Firefighters work at the Lick Creek fire near the Idaho and Oregon borders. (Photo provided by Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue)

Whidbey firefighters battle blazes off-island

Whidbey Island firefighters dispatched to wildfires in eastern Washington and Oregon.

Firefighters work at the Lick Creek fire near the Idaho and Oregon borders. (Photo provided by Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue)

Man sentenced to prison for stabbing woman in head

James M. Kluth, 30, pleaded guilty to assault in the first degree, a domestic violence crime.

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Summer sailboat racing returns to cove

Mainsails and spinnakers from about 20 boats will dot the water in Penn Cove from Friday to Sunday.

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Manager accused of stealing $50K from organic farm

The suspect, Topsanna Littlestar, left her home in Clinton, and her current whereabouts are unknown.

Coupeville Farm to School school garden coordinator Zvi Bar-Chaim, left, and Julieanna Purdue, member of Cook for a Cause Planning Committee and farmer, deliver curbside pick-up meals at last year's Cook for a Cause fundraiser. (Photo provided)

Cook for a Cause fundraiser serves up ‘comfort food’

The July 22 dinner event falls near the end of a week-long auction, which runs July 16-25.

Coupeville Farm to School school garden coordinator Zvi Bar-Chaim, left, and Julieanna Purdue, member of Cook for a Cause Planning Committee and farmer, deliver curbside pick-up meals at last year's Cook for a Cause fundraiser. (Photo provided)

DNA test during lab training leads to car-theft suspect

The crime lab tested the DNA from the stolen vehicle while training new technicians.

Navy rescue team rescues 5 over weekend

NAS Whidbey SAR has conducted 24 missions this year — five MEDEVACs, 16 rescues and three searches.

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Langley Council members clash over need for fourth officer, advisory committee

Langley City Council voted down Councilmember Craig Cyr’s proposal in a 4-1 vote.

Caller recognizes Chewbacca | Island Scanner

Wednesday, June 9 At 9:57 a.m., a resident reported that a man, “ginger but balding,” was chasing a pickup on Fakkema Road. At 11:49 a.m.,… Continue reading

Woman eluding police drives over officer’s foot

Claudia Fontenette was charged with vehicular assault and attempting to elude police.

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Weather may be warm, but Puget Sound waters still shockingly cold

Any water temperature below 70 degrees should be treated with caution.

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Whidbey Island Boys and Girls Clubs plan dedication events

Whidbey Island Boys and Girls Clubs are celebrating their new locations at two events this month.

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NAS Whidbey team rescues woman at park

A woman was rescued from the shoreline at South Whidbey State Park after she fell down a stairway.

Music series returns to Deception Pass

The concerts will be at the North Beach Amphitheater every Saturday from July 10 through Aug. 28.

Naked burglar surprises couple, steals car

A North Whidbey couple were awakened in the morning of June 26 by a naked stranger in their house.

Get out the dancing shoes, Langley

Live summertime entertainment, some of it taking place outdoors, is coming to the South End.

Helen Price Johnson, left, will temporarily replace Kristen Griffin as Ebey's Reserve manager. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Former commissioner interim Ebey’s Reserve manager

Kristen Griffin has retired as manager of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Helen Price Johnson, left, will temporarily replace Kristen Griffin as Ebey's Reserve manager. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Man accused of violating order by trying to buy gun

A Navy man is facing a felony charge after trying to buy a gun against a judge’s orders.