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Fundraiser moves online due to COVID-19

The annual cooking fundraiser for the Coupeville Farm to School Program is still green-lit, although it has been modified to better ensure safety during the… Continue reading

Vet without family will receive funeral with honors

In 1999, a U.S. Navy veteran made arrangements for his burial with the now-defunct Burley Funeral Chapel in Oak Harbor. Fast forward 20-plus years, and,… Continue reading

South Whidbey Tilth extending hours

South Whidbey Tilth Farmers’ Market is considering extending its August hours to match the current July hours and may discontinue playing live music during the… Continue reading

Langley passes resolution promoting racial justice

A Langley resolution dedicated to promoting racial justice was unanimously passed at a council meeting Monday night. Council members Craig Cyr and Christy Korrow brought… Continue reading

Morning fire leaves Oak Harbor family displaced

Nobody was injured in an early morning house fire in Oak Harbor Saturday, but the blaze displaced a family, according to the Oak Harbor Fire… Continue reading

Oak Harbor woman sent to prison for striking officer with car, fleeing the scene

A 33-year-old Oak Harbor woman who fled from police in her car on three different occasions, striking an officer and a patrol vehicle in one… Continue reading

District 2 county commissioner race offers choices

For the District 2 seat on the Board of Island County Commissioners, voters have a choice between the experienced and outspoken incumbent, a community volunteer… Continue reading

Wray quits commissioner race, endorses Curt Gordon

The six-person race for Island County commissioner is now down to five. Coupeville resident Gary Wray, a Republican, said this week that he’s dropping out… Continue reading

Fire districts to hold public meetings to discuss levy lid lifts | Corrected

North and South Whidbey fire districts will be holding public meetings to discuss levy lid lifts next week. The North Whidbey Fire and Rescue is… Continue reading

North Whidbey house burns on Alamo Way while owner is away at work

Smoke filled the air and fire engines lined the street of Alamo Way in North Whidbey Thursday after a house caught fire while the owner… Continue reading

Man who appeared in reality show accused of robbing bank

A former South Whidbey resident whose family was featured in the reality show “Super Nanny” is accused of robbing a bank in Freeland a few… Continue reading

Langley officials determine E. coli case isolated

The city of Langley detected E. coli bacteria Tuesday at a residential location during a monthly coliform bacteria testing done the day before. An advisory… Continue reading

Ferry reportedly hits, possibly kills humpback near Mukilteo

The crew was unaware of a collision. Washington State Ferries and NOAA are reviewing photos and videos.

Justice sought for cat injured with fireworks

A North Whidbey woman is starting a reward fund for information leading to the person or people responsible for causing a horrific injury to a… Continue reading

Landing practices scheduled at OLF Coupeville

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island has scheduled aircraft carrier-based flight training operations for Monday, July 13. Practices are scheduled late morning to early afternoon Monday… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2020

Langley warns citizens not to drink water before boiling it

The city of Langley has detected E. coli bacteria in the water supply and is advising its citizens to boil their water for at least… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2020

List of North Whidbey CARES recipients released July 10 | Corrected

Right about now, the Oak Harbor CARES Act grant selection committee should be nearing the end of its review process to determine which businesses will… Continue reading

Oak Harbor earns 2nd place in NJROTC ranking

The Oak Harbor High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Corps finished second in the “Best Unit in the Navy” competition, the Navy League announced Friday,… Continue reading

County garbage rates dropping off

The fees Island County charges for dropping off garbage or pumping out sewage at its facilities near Coupeville is changing on July 31, but it’s… Continue reading

South Whidbey vigil invites people to ‘say their names’

On the eve of the Fourth of July this year, Sandra Stipe wanted to do something meaningful. With the help of her family members, the… Continue reading