By Jack Penland
PFAS can cause cancer, low birth weights and increased cholesterol. As a result, residents near Coupeville are drinking bottled water.
Democrat Clyde Shavers won by 211 votes against incumbent state Rep. Greg Gilday. It’s close enough for a recount.
The death is the latest in an ongoing unusual mortality event for gray whales. This one appeared to be malnourished.
Officials said they would perform a necropsy Saturday. The species is experiencing an “unusual mortality event.”
An earthquake along the southern Whidbey Island fault reshaped the land some 2,700 years ago. Another big one is expected, and it could be devastating.
The man was accused of shooting two people, killing one, at a Camano Island home on Feb. 28.
So far, no government is seriously considering such a service, which would cost millions of dollars.
Island County has 196 miles of shoreline to protect as sea levels rise. And erosion is only one of the challenges.
The Whidbey Island farmer was among 3 Republicans looking to replace retired state Sen. Barbara Bailey.