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OB/GYN alleges discrimination in lawsuit against WhidbeyHealth

Dr. Melissa Chin alleges discrimination based on her gender and national origin.

Wyatt and Deanna Loasby show off a potato harvested last month from South Whidbey School Farms’ garden. Photo provided by South Whidbey School Farms.

Outdoor classes plotted for South Whidbey schools

The South Whidbey School District is seeking the community’s help to build an outdoor classroom.

Wyatt and Deanna Loasby show off a potato harvested last month from South Whidbey School Farms’ garden. Photo provided by South Whidbey School Farms.

Pool, Park and Rec District torn between reopening, repairing

North Whidbey Pool, Park and Recreation District commissioners struggled last week with the decision whether to reopen the pool in the midst of the pandemic.… Continue reading

Driver loses control, tips his truck

A 59-year-old man sustained minor injuries following a rollover accident north of Freeland Sunday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol. Tracy Hatch of Shoreline… Continue reading

Pandemic yields plethora of UFO sightings

Perhaps people are staying up later at night because of the pandemic. Perhaps they are drinking more or taking more mind-expanding drugs. Or maybe the… Continue reading

Whidbey Children’s Theatre offers online classes

The Whidbey Children’s Theatre was just one week and five rehearsals away from the opening night of its production of “Les Miserables” when the decision… Continue reading

Watch out for whales over this holiday weekend

The Labor Day weekend will likely draw skippers to the water – veterans and novices alike – and the Orca Network wants to remind them… Continue reading

City assesses need for housing shortage plan

The City of Oak Harbor is knee-deep in an effort to assess needs for its housing action plan, which is supposed to identify strategies to… Continue reading

Accused murderer bails out, turns himself in to Helena, Mont., police

An Oak Harbor man accused of committing a 2011 murder in Montana posted a $500,000 bail bond last week and was released from Island County… Continue reading

Deception Pass Bridge work will extend another year

$22 mil project was originally slated to be completed this fall

Panel looking at South Whidbey passenger ferry

A passengers-only ferry between South Whidbey and Everett is one of nine possible routes being considered in a feasibility study by a state planning organization.… Continue reading

DNA ties suspect to hit-and-run, burglary

A man from Kansas is accused of crashing a stolen vehicle on South Whidbey, running from the scene of the accident and burglarizing a nearby… Continue reading

Dingy thief drives away from Cornet Bay | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Friday, Aug. 7 At 6:22 p.m., a hospital employee reported that… Continue reading

Greene pulls ahead of Howard in final election results

Greene pulls ahead of Howard in final election results

Brews brothers add 3rd operation to lineup

Brews brothers add 3rd operation to lineup

Mail-in voting not a concern for county officials

Mail-in voting not a concern for county officials

Homeless man claims assault, settles for $90K

Homeless man claims assault, settles for $90K

Coupeville High School alumni respond to massive Palmer Fire

Three Coupeville Wolves spent a week battling the flames in eastern Washington.

Johnson named to South Whidbey School Board seat

Johnson named to South Whidbey School Board seat