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Whidbey’s hidden treats
Off the beaten path, the island offers plenty of dining surprises
South Whidbey parks and rec warns of aggressive owl
South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District released a warning on Monday about the owl.
Don’t be flummoxed: Help is needed to name 5 Puget Sound gray whales
The voting poll on the Sounders, as these whales are called, is until Sunday for the grays dining in our waters.
Navy vet strives for authenticity at new Indian eatery in Oak Harbor
Manu Unni recently opened Unni’s Kitchen as a way to share his native food and culture.
Port parking at Mukilteo waterfront finally opens
The 99-stall lot on the former ferry holding lanes includes 63 spots for someone to leave a car for up to 72 hours.
Head-on crash on south Whidbey Island hospitalizes 3 people
Alcohol or drugs were involved, per the Washington State Patrol. Two victims are Lake Forest Park teens.
Mukilteo coffee roaster, 69, had personality as big as ‘thunderstorm’
“I knew at the first sip that this is what I wanted to do,” Gary Smith said. The founder of Mukilteo Coffee Roasters died this month.
Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Snohomish and Island counties
Irish pubs and beer gardens are not the only places serving up Irish charm this year.
This man pens tall tales from ‘Weirdbey’ Island
Derrick Sutton (aka Eldritch Black) publishes zany books for kids. Think pirates in Penn Cove and UFOs over Ebey’s Landing.
Penn Cove’s “blue beauties” star at Coupeville’s annual Musselfest
The two-day community event returns this weekend for its 37th year.
The Wool Wagon to hit the streets of Whidbey Island
A self-described “professional yarn temptress” from Coupeville is setting up shop in a modified truck.
Oink! Porcine runaways find sanctuary
Thanks to Ballydidean Farm Sanctuary in Clinton, the ham is no longer on the lam.
‘Carve or Starve!’: Whidbey’s godfather of chainsaw art rebounds from fire
New bears and gnomes now stand in the soot of their predecessors. Steve Backus credits firefighters and community support.
Federal money to help electrify Clinton ferry dock
The Federal Transit Administration awarded state ferries a $4.9 million grant to help electrify the Mukilteo-Clinton route.
Port of Coupeville to make offer on Oak Harbor airport
The Port of Coupeville continues to pursue ownership of the A.J. Eisenberg Airport near Oak Harbor.
Whidbey Island air base honors crew lost in Vietnam War
NAS Whidbey Island will host several upcoming events commemorating the end of the Vietnam War.
Oh, the pasta-bilities: One-woman noodle factory starts up on Whidbey Island
To make her pasta, Aurora Echo uses Italian semolina flour, fresh baby spinach and whole eggs.
Beard photo in Whidbey Island exhibit hits a snarl
A photography show has come under scrutiny due to an image of a man dressed as a female pirate.
In Langley, ‘Speed Checked by Radar’ — Cpl. ‘Radar’ O’Reilly that is
The random act of comedy on a traffic pole an is ongoing M*A*S*H-ed up mystery on Whidbey Island.
Whidbey woodworkers turn local lumber into art
In the “Slab Room” at Madrona Supply Co., customers can find hunks of wood native to the south end of Whidbey Island.