NEWS

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations are scheduled at NAS Whidbey next week

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at either Ault Field or the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville the week of January 1-7.

People living in local communities should remain aware that the aforementioned operations are not the only     (read more)

Field carrier landing practice schedule at NAS Whidbey Island Complex for week of Dec. 25 -  Jan. 1

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville on Wednesday, December 27, Thursday, December 28, and Friday, December 29, 2017. No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur     (read more)

Rebounding economy continues to put more drivers on state highways

(OLYMPIA)– As unemployment in Washington state approaches pre-recession levels, more drivers hit the road in 2016, and again followed the lead of the local economy.

Between 2014 and 2016, commuters in urban areas throughout Washington saw increases in congestion and delay, due largely to the     (read more)

Police continue to investigate a homicide in Mount Vernon

(MOUNT VERNON)- According to a press release from the Mount Vernon Police Department, police were called to the 2100 Block of E. College Way to the report of a gunshot victim at 6:08 p.m. on Sunday night. On arrival they located a deceased male inside the business complex on the north side of the     (read more)

Grants help local communities respond to oil spills quickly

(OLYMPIA)– In an effort to reduce the impacts of an oil spill when it happens, the Department of Ecology is helping fund emergency response equipment for 11 communities.

In 2016, the Tyee Marina fire in Tacoma and the Port Orchard Yacht Club fire each had a leg up because local emergency     (read more)