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Langley Chief of Police David Marks sat with his girlfriend, Tara Hoflack, during Monday’s city council meeting. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Langley police chief faces critics at council meeting

David Marks called a bully, liar and unfit to be top cop.

Langley Chief of Police David Marks sat with his girlfriend, Tara Hoflack, during Monday’s city council meeting. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
Bikini baristas’ lawyer seeks to bow out of Everett lawsuit

Bikini baristas’ lawyer seeks to bow out of Everett lawsuit

Derek Newman says his clients aren’t listening to him or paying their legal bills.

Bikini baristas’ lawyer seeks to bow out of Everett lawsuit
Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com

Police investigate former council candidate’s claimed Cornell degree

Langley would not comment on the investigation.

Former Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website during her campaign after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com
300 roosters confiscated, two men charged with cockfighting operation

300 roosters confiscated, two men charged with cockfighting operation

The rural South Kitsap residential site has been under lengthy investigation.

300 roosters confiscated, two men charged with cockfighting operation
Photo submitted                                Tom Hellinger stands next to a halibut he caught in Puget Sound.

Whidbey Island man reels in the ‘fish of a lifetime’

The halibut was 79 inches long and was estimated to weigh around 260 pounds

Photo submitted                                Tom Hellinger stands next to a halibut he caught in Puget Sound.

State money for postage-paid ballots might not be enough

Snohomish County gets $166,000, but if turnout is high this year, it might cost more.

  • Jun 5, 2018
From Tibet to the Peninsula: Yaks are settling in

From Tibet to the Peninsula: Yaks are settling in

How yak farming came to Western Washington.

From Tibet to the Peninsula: Yaks are settling in
A B-52 known as ‘Midnight Express’ takes freeways to Seattle

A B-52 known as ‘Midnight Express’ takes freeways to Seattle

Stored at Paine Field in Everett for 26 years, it now has a permanent home at the Museum of Flight.

A B-52 known as ‘Midnight Express’ takes freeways to Seattle
Whidbey Island parade struggles to keep afloat

Whidbey Island parade struggles to keep afloat

Modern fundraising is being used to help sustain the future of the July Fourth tradition.

Whidbey Island parade struggles to keep afloat
Passenger service at Paine Field is seen as a business boon

Passenger service at Paine Field is seen as a business boon

The Everett terminal is unusual in that it’s privately built and managed — a rarity in the U.S.

Passenger service at Paine Field is seen as a business boon
Reproductive rights marchers during the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr

Medical providers push back against Title X’s new anti-abortion provisions

Local organizations react to the Trump administration’s proposed restrictive rule changes.

Reproductive rights marchers during the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr
Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners

The lawsuit claims that employees of a real estate company misrepresented the process by which foreclosed homeowners can recover surplus funds.

Attorney General alleges three King County residents scammed foreclosed homeowners
Without shelter

Without shelter

As homeless deaths climb, these women insist that those who are lost are remembered.

Without shelter
Jury finds John Reed guilty in murders of his Oso neighbors

Jury finds John Reed guilty in murders of his Oso neighbors

Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude were shot to death after a long-running dispute with Reed.

Jury finds John Reed guilty in murders of his Oso neighbors
Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple

Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple

Genetic material was used to find and arrest a suspect in the 30-year-old killings.

Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple
Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Students say the mascot glorifies the Confederacy while detractors say it honors Revolutionary War.

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Navy crews conduct search and rescue missions in Olympic National Park

Two of the four rescues conducted over the holiday weekend were done in the park.

  • May 31, 2018
Fellow Nimitz sailors remember hiker who died on Sequim trail

Fellow Nimitz sailors remember hiker who died on Sequim trail

Friends say Adams was selfless, funny, fearless.

  • May 31, 2018
Fellow Nimitz sailors remember hiker who died on Sequim trail
Dead Liberty Bay anchovies likely the result of natural processes

Dead Liberty Bay anchovies likely the result of natural processes

Scientist says predators and low-oxygen event likely to blame.

Dead Liberty Bay anchovies likely the result of natural processes
Sheepdog trials expected to draw thousands

Sheepdog trials expected to draw thousands

VASHON — Now in its ninth year, the Vashon Sheepdog Classic is set to begin next week, showcasing the art of sheepherding in the rolling… Continue reading

Sheepdog trials expected to draw thousands