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‘Dental clinic on wheels’ coming to Langley

The SmileMobile, a dental clinic on wheels, will be making a return to South Whidbey soon. The 39-foot vehicle will be on island July 21… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2020

Jogger attacked in Oak Harbor by stranger, helped by passersby

A man who allegedly attacked a jogger in Oak Harbor is being held in jail on $50,000 bail. Oak Harbor Police Chief Kevin Dresker said… Continue reading

Fire commissioners place levy lid lift on ballot

Commissioners for North Whidbey Fire and Rescue are hoping this will be the year that voters in the district approve an increase in the district’s… Continue reading

Man accused of raping woman after bailing out of jail for assaulting her

A Langley resident raped his girlfriend in Skagit County after bailing out of jail on charges that he assaulted the same woman and threatened to… Continue reading

Hospital opens new COVID-19 testing sites

New COVID testing sites have opened for residents all across Whidbey. According to a press release, WhidbeyHealth is partnering with Island County Public Health to… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020

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