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Monday, November 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE 20-092                 Nov. 19, 2020   Army to Hold Communications Evaluation Training at NAS Whidbey Island   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. - The US Army's 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion ( 51st ESB) from Joint Base Lewis McChord will conduct a Field Training Evaluation at NAS Whidbey Island's Outlying Landing Field (OLF), Coupeville, Wash., ...read more
Categories: NAS Whidbey, Press Release
Friday, November 20, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2020Washington College Grant: Guarantees funding to attend Skagit Valley College for all eligible Washington residents          What’s next in your life? Considering attending Skagit Valley College in Winter Quarter, but need financial assistance? Great news! Guaranteed college funding for all eligible residents in Washington is available through the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 19, 2020
For Immediate ReleaseNovember 18, 2020  Island Transit Joins National Health & Safety Commitments Program  Coupeville, WA –With concern over rising COVID-19 cases this winter and new state restrictions to stop the spread of the virus, Island Transithas joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health & Safety Commitments Program”, making a pledge to passengers that public ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jim Szymanski, Director of Communications jszymanski@washingtonretail.org; 206-507-9741  OLYMPIA, WA - November 17, 2020 – The Washington Retail Association responds to new guidance from Governor Jay Inslee to help reduce the state’s increasing COVID-19 infection rates.   On Sunday, Governor Inslee announced month-long partial business shutdowns. They include ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
November 17, 2020                    U.S. Coast Guard to conduct Training at NAS Whidbey Island   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. -A reserve U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit from Naval Station Everett will conduct a Field Training Exercise on Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island at the Seaplane Base and the Seaplane Base Survival Training Area on Friday and Saturday, ...read more
Categories: NAS Whidbey, Press Release
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Aloha!   In response to the recent COVID Executive Order, Kau Kau Corner, which is located on Midway Boulevard, will be open M-F 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM with curbside pick & delivery. We are hoping to get a couple outdoor tables soon. Customers can call/text 808-541-7296 their order and cash /cc payments welcomed. 
Categories: COVID-19- Local Business Changes, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - RELEASE 20-89 Nov. 17, 2020   Field Carrier Landing Practice Schedule CHANGE at the NAS Whidbey Island Complex for Week of Nov. 16-22, 2020   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – There is a change to the aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., the week of Nov. 16-22, 2020.  No ...read more
Categories: NAS Whidbey, Press Release
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
As we begin the holiday season, we want our families to know our holiday schedule changes. We will be CLOSED on the following dates:  November 26th and 27th, 2020December 21st through 25th, 2020January 1st, 2021  For more information, please contact us.  Thank you!Oak Harbor Boys & Girls Club | www.bgcsc.org | 360-240-9273  
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 16, 2020
STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Island County, November 15, 2020: Due to the exponential growth in new cases of COVID-19 over the past two weeks throughout  Washington State, Governor Jay Inslee has issued an executive order containing new mitigation  measures that go into effective Monday, November 16 at midnight through December 14,  2020. Details of the order can be found on the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, COVID-19- Local Business Changes
Monday, November 16, 2020
Governor Inslee recently announced additional restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Washington State.  In accordance with these new restrictions, we will be making the following changes. Outdoor Tastings: We will continue to host outdoor wine tastings through November for up to 5 guests per table. Our outdoor seating will be closed as of December 1, 2020. Carryout Wine Sales: Tasting ...read more
Categories: COVID-19- Local Business Changes, Press Release
Friday, November 13, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - RELEASE 20-87 Nov. 13, 2020   Field Carrier Landing Practice Schedule at the NAS Whidbey Island Complex for Week of Nov. 16-22, 2020   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., the week of Nov. 16-22, 2020.  No field carrier landing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, NAS Whidbey
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Washington State Department of Transportation - NEWSNorthwest Region – 15700 Dayton Avenue N. - Shoreline, WA  98133-9710 – 206-440-4000  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Nov. 10, 2020  Contacts:  Frances Fedoriska, WSDOT communications, 206-440-4690                 Shane Spahr, WSDOT project engineer, 360-848-7103                Joy Kacoroski, Deception Pass State Park, 360-675-3767  Too cold, too ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Yes, Skagit Valley College is open for Winter Quarter! While most classes will be offered online, we are also pleased to offer in-person opportunities in select Science courses and Workforce programs. Our Basic Education for Adults program will also include limited in-person classes. In addition, SVC offers many support services and resources to help you meet your goals.Classes start Monday, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 05, 2020
In honor of National Rural Health Day on November 19, 2020, the Washington State Department of Health is holding a drawing contest!  We invite all second through twelfth grade students in Washington to participate.  Requirements: Students are to draw a picture of what rural health means to them.  A contest form that can be found here or via the attached PDF.  If you are not using a contest form ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 05, 2020
Coupeville, WA – Island Transit will benefit from a FY2020 Federal Transportation Administration grant in the amount of $488,989.19 to purchase one new bus. The purpose of the grant is to ensure safe and reliable transit services. “We’re delighted to receive the funds and will put the money to good use to replace one of our aging vehicles in our fleet,” says Todd Morrow, Executive Director at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                       RELEASE 20-072                Sept. 30, 2020   NAS Whidbey Island SAR Conducts Three Missions on Two Separate Days   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. -Search and Rescue (SAR) teams from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued two injured hikers September 27 and ...read more
Categories: NAS Whidbey, Press Release
Monday, September 14, 2020
Skagit Valley College, The Economic Council for Island County, Sno-Isle Libraries, The Whidbey Institute, ­­and individual community partners are proud to announce they are seeking 15 applicants for the inaugural class of Leadership Whidbey(LW). The program runs from January 8 through May 21, 2021, providing 70 plus hours of class time and college-level credit as part of the program cost.   ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Sno-Isle Libraries customers can remotely print documents once again from home or on the go and pick them up at a community library or have them returned by mail.   For customers who don’t have a computer or internet access but need to print a document, reference librarians offering printing help are just a phone call away.    “Due to the coronavirus pandemic we’ve had to change the way we ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Whether it’s adding career-building skills or getting assistance navigating today’s online job applications, Sno-Isle Libraries staff is ready to help.   Sno-Isle Libraries cardholders can access a wide range of free, online employment, training and job services. It includes access links to all Lynda.com tutorials and workshops, the Brainfuse Adult Learning Center, LearningExpress Library, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Families with school-age children facing the uncertainties of the coming school year are getting help from the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. The foundation is funding books, computers and Wi-Fi hotspots to support families through a new initiative called the Opportunity Fund. "We developed this fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its continued impact on Sno-Isle communities across ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2020We're Here for You! Skagit Valley College offering laptop and hotspot loans for Fall Quarter        Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce that we are offering you many new options for Fall Quarter taught by our trained, experienced online instructors.      Classes start Tuesday, September 22 and registration is going on now! For more information, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus announces Faculty of the Year Awards and the Staff of the Year Awards        Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus is proud to announce its Faculty of the Year Awards and the Staff of the Year Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year.      Each year, SVC Whidbey Island Campus students select and recognize faculty and staff members who demonstrate ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Gov. Inslee restricts some social gatherings, says another stay-at-home order possibleGov. Jay Inslee is restricting gatherings in Phase 3 from 50 to 10 people to help curb the spread of the coronavirus and said another stay-home order is possible.Author: KING 5 Staff OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gov. Jay Inslee says he is adjusting the rules for social gatherings during the pandemic as the state continues to ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release
Monday, July 06, 2020
Coupeville, WA -- On July 6, Island Transit started operating on a new Modified Service Plan to provide the community with more access to public transit as Island County enters Phase 3 of Washington Safe Start during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Modified Service Plan provides more service than has been available since March and shifts some resources to high-demand areas to better serve the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, COVID-19- Local Business Changes
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