Whidbey Island

Whidbey group declares court victory over prolific logger

Environmentalists say companies have been clearing properties, then getting an after-the-fact permit.

 

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Howard Garrett, co-founder of the Orca Network, is slated to give a free talk Feb. 23 in Everett.

 

Lawsuit filed over Whidbey Island water contamination

The apparent origin is firefighting foam. The plaintiff says her property has been devalued.

 

‘Extremely lucky’ Whidbey man resumes life after traumatic fire

The Island County Fairgrounds caretaker: “I survived. There’s something else out there for me.”

$3M awarded to children molested by ‘psychopath’ foster child

That’s on top of $4.8 million awarded to the Island County parents of the children, who were 12, 6 and 5.

LeRoy Bell back to perform rockin’ soul on Whidbey Island

The Seattle singer-songwriter made it to the eighth spot on the first season of “The X Factor.”

After killing ex-girlfriend, he called her mother to boast

The Whidbey man then shot himself. Their baby boy, who was in the car, was unharmed.

Rep. Larsen supports bill that would unfreeze Growler process

The proposal would reopen key federal agencies under the partial federal government shutdown.

Woman, 80, dies after being hit by Jeep on Whidbey Island

She was trying to cross Highway 525, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Mark Sargent holds a representative model of a flat planet. The Whidbey Island native has made a name for himself as a flat Earth spokesman. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He’s semi-famous for being flat-out wrong about Earth

A Whidbey Island resident is telling people around the world that our planet is not a sphere.

Mark Sargent holds a representative model of a flat planet. The Whidbey Island native has made a name for himself as a flat Earth spokesman. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Music, oratory and volunteerism planned to honor MLK legacy

“There’s no greater time than now to honor Dr. King’s vision,” educator and poet Michael Benitez says.

Father kills woman, self on Whidbey Island; baby unhurt

Island County deputies believe the parents had been arguing at a child custody exchange.

Everett man dead, woman critical after Whidbey Airpark crash

The crash occurred in a wooded area just off the runway of the small airport near Langley.

Before texting: Party lines where everyone knew your business

A telecom museum on Whidbey Island will feature the history of telephones.

Pooper Troopers swoop in, scoop up

New pet waste removal business cleans yards across Whidbey Island

Punk band to celebrate 24th anniversary with Whidbey show

Potbelly, featuring founding members Jason Rodger and Ken Ball, will perform Jan. 18 in Langley.

Langley urged to oppose Growler expansion

‘This will have ripple effects on South Whidbey,” the Sound Defense Alliance told the council.

Shutdown delays final decision on Growlers

By Jessie Stensland / South Whidbey Record The partial federal government shutdown is delaying the secretary of the Navy’s final decision regarding EA-18G Growler aircraft… Continue reading

Whidbey woman is a fairy full of magic

She arrived “with $60 to my name, bankrupt and fresh out of a domestic violence shelter.”

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                                Mushroom hunters found a partial skull in a woods on the north end of Whidbey.

Very old human skull found on Whidbey Island

The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation has been notified.

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                                Mushroom hunters found a partial skull in a woods on the north end of Whidbey.