Holly Richards, outreach coordinator with Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, is like a kid in a candy store inside the Ferry House, which she’s only visited twice. The iconic Whidbey Island house will open its doors Aug. 20, its first free public viewing since 2010.  - Ron Newberry photo

Rare glimpse inside Ferry House: National Park Service to celebrate centennial with public opening

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jul 21, 2016 at 9:38AM

It’s not often one gets to step inside the Ferry House, the empty, solitary landmark that rests above Ebey’s Landing and once served as an inn, tavern, post office, residence and Hollywood movie site. Yet, opening the doors to the public to enter one of Washington’s oldest residential buildings is what is in store for one day next month and is why Zipp, Richards and others with the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve will be hopping in the coming weeks to prepare for the rare event.


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Fishing vessel aground in Penn Cove

  • Jul 26, 2016 at 6:30PM

A 32-foot fishing vessel came aground in Penn Cove Tuesday, prompting emergency responders to work together quickly to help contain a fuel spill.

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Wild lightning show

  • Jul 22, 2016 at 11:29AM

Lightning filled the sky on the west side of Whidbey Island Thursday night, July 21. The lightning and thunder show started in the evening and continued well into the next morning.

Town looking at changes to how land use process is done

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 2:00PM

Coupeville Town Council is considering changing the way it approves some of its land-use applications.

Ciao hosts fundraiser for Bennett Boyles

  • Jul 14, 2016 at 10:00AM updated at 12:01PM

Coupeville’s Bennett Boyles is a budding basketball star facing a tragic challenge off the court.

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