Emily Gilbert

Angie Homola (left) and Greg Gilday

In 10th, candidates differ on taxes, climate and pandemic

Democrat Angie Homola and Republican Greg Gilday are vying for the 10th District’s position 2 seat.

Angie Homola (left) and Greg Gilday
Jeanie McElwain holds the new edition of “Getting to the Water’s Edge,” a book that includes information about beach accessibility, fishing spots, natural history, species identification and more, including all of the sea creatures that can be found at Double Bluff in South Whidbey. (Emily Gilbert / Whidbey News-Times)

New book leads you to the water’s edge on Whidbey Island

A little local know-how goes a long way in finding accessible beaches.

Jeanie McElwain holds the new edition of “Getting to the Water’s Edge,” a book that includes information about beach accessibility, fishing spots, natural history, species identification and more, including all of the sea creatures that can be found at Double Bluff in South Whidbey. (Emily Gilbert / Whidbey News-Times)

Oak Harbor tour boat operator aids in Deception Pass rescue

“He was just in a really bad spot. He shouldn’t have been out there.”

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Scientists from across the nation believe it’s most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus.

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach
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Pioneering Whidbey Island distillery marks 10th year in business

Whidbey Island Distillery has grown from 12 barrels to 35, and built an innovative computer-controlled still.

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Common dolphin seen splashing around Whidbey’s Penn Cove

Common dolphin seen splashing around Whidbey’s Penn Cove

A couple of pods came up to Washington in the summer of 2016 and one pod decided to stay.

Common dolphin seen splashing around Whidbey’s Penn Cove
Restaurant owner recreating his childhood with ramen house

Restaurant owner recreating his childhood with ramen house

Denis Zimmermann, who grew up in Japan, switched careers to open his own restaurant in Langley.

Restaurant owner recreating his childhood with ramen house
Bagel preferences differ in Oak Harbor, Clinton

Bagel preferences differ in Oak Harbor, Clinton

The award-winning Bagel Factory plans to open shops in Bothell, Mukileo and Edmonds

Bagel preferences differ in Oak Harbor, Clinton