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Lost crab pots likely taken by the sea, says WDFW officer

The Fish and Wildlife Department has removed more than 250 crab pots from marine areas 8-1 and 8-2.

 

Man, 29, killed in dirt bike accident

A 29-year-old Bellingham man died following a dirt bike accident in Clinton.

 

South Whidbey survey takes deep dive into community’s priorities for public pool

A bond measure in 2022 might be another funding source for the pool along with grants.

 

‘Bras & Beauty’ to help women in need

The event at Clinton Community Hall on April 17 will have clothing and toiletries for women in need.

Convicted sex offender accused in Easter stabbing

The 24-year-old man is being held on $25,000 bail.

Whidbey schools to receive millions in federal stimulus

The COVID-19 relief package includes more than $122 billion for K-12 education across the nation.

UW professor floats idea for tunnel between Whidbey, Mukilteo

The underwater alternative to the state’s ferry system involves a tunnel 610 feet below sea level.

The past two weeks of rainy weather have caused two landslides near Eugene Elfrank’s Hastings Road residence in Clinton. Fire department officials said landslides are nothing out of the ordinary for this time of year for certain areas of Whidbey. Pictured here is the debris from the most recent slide that happened Monday night. Photo provided by Eugene Elfrank

2021 brings landslides, downed trees, power lines

Fire department officials said landslides are not unusual this time of year for some areas.

The past two weeks of rainy weather have caused two landslides near Eugene Elfrank’s Hastings Road residence in Clinton. Fire department officials said landslides are nothing out of the ordinary for this time of year for certain areas of Whidbey. Pictured here is the debris from the most recent slide that happened Monday night. Photo provided by Eugene Elfrank
Jamie Farage demonstrating how the photo booth works. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times

New Clinton store encourages shoppers to buy local

The Whidbey Artists Collective, located at Ken’s Korner, has become a perfect place for artists.

Jamie Farage demonstrating how the photo booth works. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times
An unexpected pairing of Baby Yoda and Santa in a jet plane are the stars of this home’s Christmas display, located just off of Southwest Swantown Avenue in Oak Harbor. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

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Bringing on the holiday color, whimsy with Christmas lights

An unexpected pairing of Baby Yoda and Santa in a jet plane are the stars of this home’s Christmas display, located just off of Southwest Swantown Avenue in Oak Harbor. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Nolan Mailliard from Mailliard’s Landing Nursery in Oak Harbor said Christmas cacti and other indoor plants are great gifts this holiday season. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Nolan Mailliard from Mailliard’s Landing Nursery in Oak Harbor said Christmas cacti and other indoor plants are great gifts this holiday season. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
The toll booths of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, slated to open on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

At last, $187 million Mukilteo ferry terminal to open Dec. 29

First, boats will suspend service for 13 hours to allow for finishing touches and training.

The toll booths of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal, slated to open on Dec. 29. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Find a fantastic fir for your Whidbey Christmas

There are plenty of tannenbaums to choose from on the island.

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Island school districts likely returning to remote learning

Increasing case numbers in the county have school officials considering a move to at-home learning.

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Dance theater brings Nutcracker to the drive-in, living rooms

A popular wintertime performance will be offered virtually this year.

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Despite COVID-19, ferries could be busy on Thanksgiving

Although essential-only travel is urged, Washington State Ferries cautions people catching a state ferry over Thanksgiving weekend to be aware that routes may be busy… Continue reading

Artist Louie Rochon demonstrates the process of how he paints at his Clinton studio on Thursday. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times

South Whidbey artist is painting the blues away

All proceeds from a raffle for a local artist Louie Rochon’s painting will benefit a food bank.

Artist Louie Rochon demonstrates the process of how he paints at his Clinton studio on Thursday. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times
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Cleaning up: Island thrift stores packed with donated treasures

Whidbey’s thrift stores have seen an influx of donations during the pandemic.

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Mobile Turkey Unit accepting volunteers, meal sign-ups

The group is gearing up to make 700 meals and is looking for volunteers.

Clinton dock in danger of floating away

A 20-by-30 foot float section of Clinton Beach Dock is in danger of floating away.

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