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2020 Bayview Street Dances Cancelled

LANGLEY (June 30, 2020) – It is with heavy hearts that we are cancelling our summer street dances. We are committed to following the guidelines set forth by the Governor's office, knowing they are based on the best science and health technology available.

29th, June 2020, 09:54pm

NAS Whidbey SAR Rescues Hiker Southwest of Mount Baker

NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. - A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued a 28-year-old female hiker with a compound arm fracture Wednesday, June 3, at the Twin Sisters southwest of Mount Baker.

04th, June 2020, 10:39pm

NAS Whidbey SAR Conducts Three Rescues Late Last Week

NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island conducted three rescues in the Cascade Mountains Thursday and Friday of last week.

01st, June 2020, 09:55pm

NAS Whidbey SAR Conducts Two Rescues Over Memorial Day Weekend

NAS Whidbey SAR Conducts Two Rescues Over Memorial Day Weeken   NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – A Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island rescued a skier in the Cascade Mountains and a snowboarder in the Olympic Mountains over the Memorial Day weekend.  

26th, May 2020, 02:06pm

Goosefoot Community Fund Announces New Grant Recipient and Additional Resources Launched in Response to COVID-19

LANGLEY, Whidbey Island, WA (April 20, 2020) – Local non-profit Readiness to Learn is the latest recipient of a grant from Goosefoot in direct response to COVID-19. A donation of $10,000 will assist in the group’s outreach to families and individuals who are at risk of facing food shortages. The grant will help pay for increased staff hours for telephone check-ins, needs assessments, and resource referrals. 

23rd, April 2020, 11:41pm

Navy Will Award Hangar Contract at NAS Whidbey Island

This week the Navy will award a design-build contract for a maintenance hangar and supporting facilities at NAS Whidbey Island's Ault Field and authorize the contractor to begin the design of the project.  Construction will not commence until the Navy approves the final design (anticipated no sooner than summer 2019).

31st, January 2019, 09:27pm

Exercises Occurring at NAS Whidbey Island

NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. - NAS Whidbey Island is currently participating in exercises preparing for the base's participation in the annual exercise called Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain (CS/SC) 19 that is slated to occur throughout February.  

24th, January 2019, 02:00pm

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