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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 6:10 p.m.

‘Bucolic’ Whidbey Island surprised by skinhead headlines – and recent Lynnwood assault

Whidbey Island, which one local describes as “a mixture of hippies on the south end, and Navy people on the north end,” is also a draw for white supremacists; one …

UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 3:24 p.m.

Navy plans to increase jet traffic on Whidbey Island

The Navy says it’s planning to increase jet traffic at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Two sisters wed two brothers. Sibling rivalry and a grudge led to murder.

Linda shot and killed Zonna in the kitchen, a crime police describe as a premeditated murder-suicide driven by sibling rivalry. This week, a jury in Contra Costa convicted Linda of …

UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 6:06 p.m.

Visit Whidbey Island in spring for a pastoral, peaceful experience

Everyone who lives on this artsy destination just an hour from downtown Seattle says pretty much the same thing.

Navy extends comment time on plan to add jets at Whidbey

The Navy is giving people an extra month to weigh in on its proposal to increase the number of electronic attack aircraft at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Coast Guard fines man $9,500 for laser strike on state ferry

A Whidbey Island man must pay a $9,500 civil penalty for shining a high-powered blue laser at a Washington state ferry in 2015.

Navy resumes flights of Super Hornets, Growlers after mishap

The Navy has resumed flights of its Super Hornet and Growler jets after an accident in Washington state prompted officials to temporarily suspend operations of both aircraft.

Draft decision allows more Navy electronic-warfare training

The U.S. Forest Service issued a draft decision Tuesday that would allow the Navy to expand its electronic warfare training on the Olympic Peninsula.

Coasting: Whale of a time in Langley

In terms of travel partners, you can’t get any bigger. From early March to mid-May, gray whales make a stop in Saratoga Passage off the southern tip of Whidbey Island, …