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Democratic candidates in two Island County races lead in first count of primary election

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Aug 6, 2014 at 9:40AM

Second place too close to call in commissioner race

Land Trust celebrating 30 years with family-friendly shindig

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 10:37AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust is celebrating its 30th Anniversary, and the community is invited! Join the local nonprofit, conservation organization on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Camp Casey Picnic Area in Coupeville for a family-friendly celebration of the land.

WAIF breaks ground on new shelter

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 9:40AM

Approximately 60 people attended the groundbreaking for the new Whidbey Animals' Improvement Foundation shelter last week.

Front Street trucks bring frustration

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 4, 2014 at 9:20AM

Town of Coupeville officials are working with Front Street merchants to address concerns about delivery trucks double parking and blocking traffic.

Parents, community getting ready for Race the Reserve

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 8:13AM

Race the Reserve, which returns Saturday, Aug. 9, is more than a fundraiser.

Artists enjoy weekend of sun and scent at Lavender Wind Festival | Slideshow

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:25PM

The sun was shining bright, making the scent of lavender just a bit cheerier during the Lavender Wind Festival Saturday.

Langley hosts all-island open-water swim race

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00PM

A tide change has hit the Whidbey Adventure Swim this year, its fourth as an open-water race.

Seat open on ferry advisory board

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

Town moves forward with one-way Front Street

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

While town officials finalized plans to make part of Front Street a one-way, town staff made repairs to the small landslide, which had been closed off for more than a year.

Caller reports blocking truck | Blotter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Grone, Canell for treasurer; Hayes, Petrish for state rep. | Opinion

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00PM

Whidbey Island voters have some important decisions to make in this primary election. Two candidates are challenging embattled Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nunez, a Democrat, including one candidate who came from inside her office.

Restaurateur shows true generosity | Letter

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 3:00PM

Editor, I was recently reminded, through a stunning demonstration of generosity, how fortunate we are to be part of such a caring community.

Outsiders challenge party favorites for state seat

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 8:00PM

Two candidates backed by their respective parties are being challenged by party outsiders in the race for state representative, position 2 in the 10th Legislative District.

Treasurer candidates vying for General Election

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Candidates running against Island County Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said they can do a better job handling the county’s money.

Salute to the Reserve

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Pakawalups, a trio of sisters who perform USO-style numbers, entertained a crowd of roughly 100 during the Friends of Ebey’s Summer Picnic Saturday. From left is Cathie Ledray-Senff, Sue Murray and Vicki Grabicki.

Financial fiasco causes transit to make big cuts

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:35PM

A total of 24 employees will be laid off, Saturday bus service is being cancelled and five routes will be eliminated or changed due to financial problems uncovered at Island Transit.

Police respond to inebriated bar patrons | Blotter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:37PM

The Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls:

Keep future in mind when planting trees | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

When we first moved into our house 17 years ago, I could lie in bed on the second floor, look out my window and count the stars.

Grateful to have such a caring local market | Letter

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:36PM

Editor, In early June, I had a stroke, not the worst anyone could have, and for that I am grateful. My friends, family and amazing community came to my rescue.

‘Bounce Mania’ replaces festival

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

One of the first things Bo Chernikoff thought of when he heard about the cancellation of the Loganberry Festival this year was the children.

County approves fair maintenance

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Island County commissioners approved $30,000 for maintenance of the Island County Fairgrounds Monday, although management of the property remains uncertain.

Museum to host historic walking tour

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 9:00PM

As the longest standing commercial property owner on Front Street, Paul Whelan has seen the waterfront town change over the years.

Poop patrol: It takes a village to clean up after Fido at Greenbank Farm

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:14PM

If the folks who take their dogs for walks to Greenbank Farm weren’t responsible pet owners and poop picker-uppers, the place would literally be knee-deep in doggy doo-doo.

WAIF breaking ground on facility

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

After roughly 10 years of fundraising, supporters of Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation are finally seeing their dreams come to fruition.

Fort like home for park ranger

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 8:11AM

It can be a little unsettling when Jon Crimmins looks back to his teenage years spent at Fort Casey State Park.

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