Whidbey Island man to sell, sign copies of his book

Richard “Dick” Evans’ “Fazkils,” dishes on his Hollywood experiences, his cancer fight and family history.


Two from Oak Harbor killed in head-on, 2-car crash

One car crossed the center line, hitting the other car. Both drivers died.


Man, 33, killed in 1-car crash near Coupeville

Troopers are investigating what caused the car to cross the center line on S. Ebey Road.


Coupeville boy 13, arrested after report of ‘hit list’ surfaces

A 13-year-old boy was booked into a detention center Wednesday for an investigation into what authorities described as a “hit list” identifying five… Continue reading

On Whidbey, you can take WSU classes without leaving island

Tim Lawrence admits to having a lot of ideas buzzing around in his head. One of them calls for a glass beehive in… Continue reading

Whidbey Island woman continues battle for Equal Rights Amendment

Forty years ago, Mary Whitmore was a single mom with a 6-year-old. It was 1977 when she showed up at the Washington State Conference for… Continue reading

Muscle your way over to Coupeville for Musselfest

You can eat them, visit them, sing songs of praise to them, capture them in works of art and toast to their wonders. Welcome to… Continue reading

Around Snohomish, Island counties

Camano: Workshop on tax program The Snohomish Conservation District and the Whidbey Island Conservation District plan to host a workshop focused on the Current Use… Continue reading

Around Snohomish, Island counties

Clearview: Meek named chief Snohomish County Fire District 7 in Clearview has appointed Gary Meek as fire chief. It happened at the Feb. 28 commissioners… Continue reading

Landslide near Coupeville affects 34 homes

SEATTLE — Residents of a hillside overlooking scenic Puget Sound heard the thunder of a large landslide Wednesday that knocked one home off its foundation,… Continue reading

Ex-beauty queen sentenced in Whidbey Island murder

Former beauty queen Peggy Sue Thomas was sentenced Friday in Coupeville to four years in prison for her role in a Whidbey Island… Continue reading

Whidbey Island: A day-trip how to

Looking for a winter day trip that doesn’t involve snow? Why not Whidbey Island? With waterfront views, specialty shopping, good food and outdoor adventures all… Continue reading

Ground still unstable in area of landslide

COUPEVILLE — Twenty properties on a scenic island hillside were damaged by the massive landslide in Washington state that displaced 200,000 cubic yards of earth,… Continue reading

Coupeville man hospitalized after crash

Washington State Patrol troopers are investigating whether speed was a factor in a rollover crash Wednesday night on Highway 20. A Coupeville man,… Continue reading

Farmer closes produce stand run on honor system

A Whidbey Island family farmer says thefts have forced her to close a popular produce stand that has operated on the honor system.… Continue reading

Island County official to pay $5,000 for building without permit

It’s been three years since Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson and her husband, Ken, did some work on their Camano Island home… Continue reading

Coupeville man wins $440,000 playing Hit 5

A 77-year-old Coupeville man won $440,000 last week playing Washington’s Hit 5 lottery game. Jim Sebastian realized he won at 11 a.m. July 21 when… Continue reading

Coupeville woman dies of injuries from crash

A 75-year-old Coupeville woman died Tuesday from injuries she suffered in a crash this past weekend on Whidbey Island. Margaret M. Bagwell was… Continue reading

Woman injured in 3-car crash near Coupeville

A three-vehicle accident in Coupeville sent one woman to the hospital Saturday night. The injured driver, 75, was taken to Whidbey General Hospital,… Continue reading

Learn history through marksmanship

Here’s a chance to get some rifle marksmanship training and learn a little about history. Project Appleseed is registering people for an event… Continue reading