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Whidbey Island Naval Air Station

Noisy Monday at Paine Field was due to refueling Navy jets

EVERETT — Jets diverted to Paine Field from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island created unusually loud noise that was heard around the area on Monday afternoon and evening.

Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News

Naval Air Station Whidbey neighbors lose bid to stop noisy jets

SEATTLE — A federal judge has refused to order an injunction sought by neighbors of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to stop noisy jet fighters from practicing aircraft-carrier landings.

Date: 08/12/2015 | Northwest

No helicopters in the wilderness

Our national forests have long been managed for multiple uses. Congress made the customary practice official in 1960 and specified that...

Date: 08/09/2015 | Editorials

Angry neighbors go to court over Navy jet noise on Whidbey

SEATTLE — A group of Whidbey Island residents are asking for an injunction prohibiting Naval Air Station Whidbey Island from using one of its airstrips for Growler operations.

Date: 04/28/2015 | Northwest

Training poses no danger to public

Recently, this paper printed an editorial asserting the Navy should consider more suitable locations for Navy Electronic Warfare training due to a lack of clarity on potential harm to people and animals from...

Date: 04/05/2015 | Commentary

Forests not the place for training

A proposal by the U.S. Navy to use forest lands on the Olympic Peninsula and elsewhere in the state for electronic warfare training by jets based at Naval Station Whidbey Island has received a "not interested" from the state. The response from the U.S. Forest Service should...

Date: 03/10/2015 | Editorials

Facing turbulence

Cancer doesn't ground this aviator

Date: 03/08/2015 | Local News

Eagle once caught on Whidbey Navy base spotted in Vancouver, B.C.

A bald eagle that was captured at Naval Air Station Whidbey in 2012 was spotted recently in Vancouver, B.C.

Date: 02/06/2015 | Explore NW

Local Navy personnel will fly over stadium before Seahawks game

EVERETT — Three U.S. Navy personnel with local ties will take to the skies over Seattle on Sunday when the Seahawks take on the Green Bay Packers for a trip to the Super Bowl.Several aircraft based at

Date: 01/16/2015 | Local News

Amazingly alluring

Oak Harbor, north Whidbey filled with things to do and see

Date: 11/15/2014 | Life

2 more public meetings on Navy Growler flights

PORT ANGELES — The Navy has scheduled two more public meetings on plans to add as many as 36 more EA-18G Growler aircraft — electronic warfare planes — at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

Date: 11/14/2014 | Northwest

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