Whidbey Island

Mutts get special treatment at doggy daycare in Oak Harbor

“Some people call me a hippy dog trainer,” says owner Kori Hall.

Some Island County residents are still awaiting November ballots

Last Monday, the U.S. Postal Service said two containers of Island County ballots were misrouted.

Oak Harbor may shut down its aging jail

The smallest in the state, the jail has four cells and 12 beds.

Larsen asks Navy to reduce planned Coupeville flights

Central Whidbey residents have protested against the noisy flights and the increase in number.

Whidbey grown: This ship and shipmate are from the island

A Langley woman is a crew member aboard a National Geographic boat that was built in Freeland.

District 10 GOP representatives battle to keep their seats

Norma Smith and Dave Hayes face strong challengers in Democrats Scott McMullen and Dave Paul.

‘Herstory’ honors trailblazing lesbians of the Northwest

A Whidbey Island event will feature stories and photos from the past and present.

Editorial: Levy is a valuable investment in pool district

John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool in Oak Harbor was closed after a replacement levy failed last year.

Republican Rick Hannold faces Democrat Janet St. Clair.

Island County ommissioner candidates tout leadership styles

Janet St. Clair is facing Rick Hannold for the seat.

Republican Rick Hannold faces Democrat Janet St. Clair.

Island County department insiders vying to be sheriff

Felici and Campbell outline their differing priorities for the job.

Freeland man gets maximum sentence for sex crime: 15 months.

He had previously been convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping 12-year-old girl in 1987.

Whidbey Island library goes to the (therapy) dogs

Once trained, they’ll be providing comfort, stress relief and a sunny, furry disposition.

Treasurer accused of siphoning $40K in Whidbey water funds

She allegedly paid her husband, who was the association’s water manager, for work he did not do.

Brown’s Point descendant untangles Progressive era on Whidbey

The area near Langley, now known as Sandy Point, was settled by her ancestors.

Island County questions role in providing kids’ vaccinations

South Whidbey parents seem “resolved to driving off-island to find pediatric care,” health officials say.

Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year showed pictures and delivered her message of inclusion at a public event Monday at South Whidbey High School. Manning teaches at the Newcomer Center at Ferris High School in Spokane. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Wherever they’re from, kids come first for national teacher

Mandy Manning, who teaches at Herald columnist’s alma mater, spoke Monday at Sno-Isle program on Whidbey.

Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year showed pictures and delivered her message of inclusion at a public event Monday at South Whidbey High School. Manning teaches at the Newcomer Center at Ferris High School in Spokane. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

No way, Jose! Whidbey cafe where friends and family eat

The cafe’s name is a play on words of the owners’ names — Noe (pronounced “no way”) and Jose Ochoa.

Island County Sheriff Mark Brown plans retirement

He’s been on the job for 44 years.

South Whidbey Historical Museum debuts history tour

A fundraiser combines talks, walk and wine tasting.

Whidbey woman’s photo graces cover of Land Trust calendar

Julie Boyd, of Whidbey Island, rose to the top of a pool of 75 photographers who together submitted 300 photos to the Whidbey Camano Land… Continue reading