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  1. Clinton barn fire ruled suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Whidbey News-Times

    A nighttime fire that destroyed a barn in Clinton last week has been officially deemed suspicious, the Island County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday. Sgt. Darren Crownover said investigators have ruled out the possibility that the blaze was started by a "natural origin," such as an electricity short.

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  2. Getting ready for the 'big one'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Whidbey News-Times

    Experts say it's not a matter of "if," but "when," a 9.0 megaquake, followed by a tsunami, will strike the West Coast. The result will be widespread damage and casualties.

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  3. Frasers, Whidbey Coffee recognized for charitable contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Whidbey News-Times

    Each year, the Washington Restaurant Association recognizes four businesses in the state for the charitable contributions they make in their communities. Scott Fraser, chef and owner of Frasers Gourmet Hideaway in Oak Harbor, and Dan Ollis, owner of Whidbey Coffee Co., each received Restaurant Neighbor Awards from the Washington Restaurant Association at its State of the Industry Forum in Seattle Wednesday.

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  4. Meet Jim Freeman, Whidbey's Conductor of FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Whidbey News-Times

    On a small TV, a music video with Marvin Gaye crooning "How Sweet It Is" echoes through the metal chambers of the caboose. This red train car parked in the woods of Freeland is the home of Jim Freeman, 68, who calls himself the Conductor of Fun.

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  5. Spate of clearcuts on horizon for Whidbey Island: Permits OK'd for...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    An influx of clearcuts is coming to Whidbey Island, according to recent Department of Natural Resources decisions analyzed by a local environmental-protection group. In April alone, that state agency, often known as DNR, approved 90.75 acres for clearcutting, and left pending applications to clearcut another 44 acres, said Marianne Edain, a coordinator with Whidbey Environment Action Network, or WEAN.

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  6. Judge rules blood test admissible as evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    State troopers had probable cause to draw blood from Michelle Nichols without a warrant, and the results will be admissible in court, an Island County judge ruled Thursday. Superior Court Judge Vickie Churchill's decision brought an end to the debate over whether or not key evidence in the vehicular homicide case against Nichols may be used during her trial.

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  7. Coast Guard issues $100,000 civil penalty for WSF laser strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Captain of the Port, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, issued a $100,000 civil penalty Tuesday to a Washington resident who intentionally struck the Washington State Ferry Tokitae with a high-powered blue laser October 22, 2015. Coast Guard investigating officers determined that Mark Raden of Freeland, was aboard WSF Kitsap transiting between Mukilteo and Clinton when he pointed the laser at the pilot house of the Tokitae, resulting in injuries to the ferry master and chief mate.

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  8. Defense wants blood evidence tossed in South Whidbey caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Admissibility of key evidence in a South Whidbey vehicular homicide case will be decided at a hearing Friday in Coupeville. Langley defense attorney David Carman will argue in Island County Superior Court that the blood results for Michelle Nichols, a South Whidbey woman charged in the 2015 Valentine's Day car crash that killed a Freeland man, should be tossed out as the result of a procedural error by state police.

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  9. Whidbey Telecom investing $10 mil in fiber opticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Looking around FusionSpark Media co-founder Russell Sparkman's office, one thing becomes abundantly clear - it's unoccupied save Sparkman. That's because the Langley business is heavily reliant on the cyberworld, where Sparkman's team conducts most of its business on the web, editing video content as well as other forms of media.

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  10. South Whidbey gets second marijuana retailer this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    He owns Island Alternative Medicine in Freeland, the first medical dispensary to open on Whidbey, in 2012. The old storefront used by Island Alternative Medicine is where Island Herb is located.

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  11. Pot grower asks for after-the-fact approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    A Woodinville couple yesterday sought, and will likely get, county permission to do what they've already been doing for two years: use the buildings in an Oak Harbor industrial park to grow and process marijuana. Island County officials earlier this week pled ignorance of the apparent land-use infraction, despite repeated complaints from a neighbor, notice of the unapproved use from a reporter, and multiple stories in the Whidbey News-Times as early as 2014 detailing tenants in the buildings being kicked out to make way for marijuana operations.

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  12. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The artwork of Wendy Ferrier and Anne Smidt is featured in an exhibit entitled "Wax and Wool." The exhibit will displayed in the foyer ART GALLERY AT UUCWI during the month of April.

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  13. Property crime concerns raised to sheriff by South Whidbey buildersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    South Whidbey builders are fed up with property crime, and they let Island County Sheriff Mark Brown know during a meeting Thursday in Freeland. More than 35 people crowded into a warehouse at Frontier Building Supply to discuss what they believe is as an epidemic of commercial burglaries, specifically at construction sites, on South Whidbey.

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  14. Whidbey man charged with shining laser at ferry captainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    A Freeland man accused of injuring two ferry captains with a high-powered laser last fall has a prior laser-related charge involving a Langley police officer. In the most recent case, prosecutors charged Mark D. Raden, 27, in Island County Superior Court April 1 with two counts of third-degree assault, which are felony charges.

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  15. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Smidt works primarily with encaustics, both in paintings and three-dimensional work, enjoying the spontaneity of the process. UUCWI is located approximately one mile north of Freeland at 20103 State Highway 525 - on the west side of the highway.

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  16. Public meetings will address municipalities' growth plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Island County's Planning Department has scheduled four meetings to let the public address proposed changes to growth plans. The meetings will discuss the county's Comprehensive Plan and how it may change the urban growth areas of Coupeville, Langley and Oak Harbor and the non-municipal urban growth area of Freeland.

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  17. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Oak Harbor watercolorist Randy Emmons has had his painting, "Upper Skagit River" accepted into the International Watercolor Society's I NTERNATIONAL WATERCOLOR TRIENNIAL-VARNA 2016 in Bulgaria. The show runs July 15 to Aug. 15. The artwork of Wendy Ferrier and Anne Smidt is featured in an exhibit entitled "Wax and Wool."

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  18. Nurse cleared in inmate's death from dehydrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The state nursing commission won't take action against a former Island County Jail nurse despite concerns that she failed to adequately care for a mentally ill inmate who died of dehydration a day after she saw him. Nancy Barker stood outside Keaton Farris' cell for about two minutes April 6. She observed him through a small slot in the door.

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  19. Oak Harbor's Haggen is retaining name under Albertsons ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    From 33, to roughly 185, to 15. That's how wildly the store count at grocery chain Haggen has fluctuated in 15 months. The numbers tell the story of a Bellingham company that started as a regional presence, tried too fast to build an empire and ended up, bankrupt, as a business unit of former competitor Albertsons LLC. The Oak Harbor Haggen store - once a Safeway - is among those slated to be bought by Albertsons.

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  20. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The artwork of Wendy Ferrier and Anne Smidt is featured in an exhibit entitled "Wax and Wool." The exhibit will displayed in the foyer ART GALLERY AT UUCWI during through April, beginning March 5. Ferrier is a weaver, spinner, dyer and knitter extraordinaire.

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