Kate Daniel

Kate posted 72 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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Whaling season of 1916 yields a catch of 268 for the year

Whaling season of 1916 yields a catch of 268 for the year

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 1:30am

RE/MAX named No. 1 real estate franchise

RE/MAX, LLC was named the number one real estate franchise for the…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 6:28pm

Library series aiding small business owners

Small business owners and entrepreneurs can now find even more support through…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 6:56pm

Casual House sells to a longtime employee

For Casual House owner Jill Schact, the decision to sell to a longtime employee was a easy one

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 5:28pm

Oak Harbor salon owner demonstrates a giving spirit

A single mother, Hai Vo’s spare time is scarce, but of the free time she does have, she donates much of it.

  • Sep 27th, 2016 10:18pm

Cultivating creativity at painting parties

Amy Hauser has made a career of empowering others. For the past 30 years, she has helped patients to overcome physical limitations through her work as a physical therapist. Through her new business venture, she’s helping people to express themselves with art.

  • Sep 20th, 2016 8:33pm

Family-friendly Oak Harbor pub holding grand opening Saturday

The Loakal Public House aims to be a little bit of everything: family-friendly eatery, pub, live entertainment hotspot. The pub will hold its grand opening at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. It is located at 656 SE Bayshore Drive #1, Oak Harbor.

  • Sep 16th, 2016 10:54pm

Show Band jump starts tradition at Oak Harbor High School home football games

While many teens whiled away the few remaining weeks of summer, a cadre of musicians at Oak Harbor High School were working to jumpstart a new school tradition.

  • Sep 6th, 2016 10:25pm

Oak Harbor Music Fest attendance estimated at 20,000

Pioneer Way, packed with an audience of at least several hundred attendees, was transformed into a dance party in a matter of moments Saturday evening when headlining band Penguin Prison took the stage.

  • Sep 6th, 2016 10:18pm

Washington No. 10 state for senior health

Washington ranks No. 10 nationwide in terms of the health of the state’s senior population, according to the United Health Foundation.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 10:14pm

Shamanic herbalist facilitates a path to healing through plants

Julie Charette Nunn is a master conversationalist, though her discussion partners aren’t always of the typical sort.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 10:13pm

Telling trails: Woman realizes dream of traveling 1,300 miles by horse

After a lifetime of dreaming and 1,300 miles of riding, Oak Harbor resident Kristen Reiter and her Appaloosa horse Raiden made their way onto the Bear Paw Battlefield.

  • Sep 2nd, 2016 9:41pm

DUI prevention leader is retiring after 16 years

After 16 years at the helm, Hellmann is planning to retire from the organization, commonly known as IDIPIC, this month, having passed on the directorial position to Mike Diamanti earlier this year. After several months of searching, Diamanti and Hellmann chose Alice Biddulph to fill the role of panel facilitator.

  • Aug 26th, 2016 9:57pm

Historic Golden Rule Peace Boat makes way through Penn Cove

On Aug. 17, the Golden Rule Peace Boat made its way into Penn Cove, an emblem of its namesake and a piece of history.

  • Aug 19th, 2016 8:29pm

Parks district chairman resigns after being in serious accident

After nearly a year of service, North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Chairman Cecil Pierce stepped down from the position last Thursday, citing medical reasons.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 7:32pm

Teen suicide a crisis in county, mental health experts say

According to area mental health experts, teen suicide is more than a public health problem; it’s a crisis.

  • Aug 4th, 2016 7:54pm

The right supplement regimen varies by person | Bridge

From vitamin A to zinc, there is a plethora of supplements available on the market. While some have been touted by researchers and medical professionals as healthful and beneficial, others may do little more than lighten your pocketbook.

  • Aug 1st, 2016 5:59pm

YogaFest puts outdoor twist on fitness

Whidbey Island YogaFest is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Fort Nugent Park. Admission is free with donation of a canned food item for Oak Harbor Help House.

  • Jul 19th, 2016 10:01pm

Ninety-year-old vows to never stop dancing

The élan and grace with which Jean Owen makes her way across the dance floor belies her years, and the illness with which she’s embattled.

  • Jul 8th, 2016 9:40pm

Oak Harbor man cycling for cancer research

Oak Harbor resident Ernie Branigh is riding in the the annual nationwide Great Cycle Challenge USA to raise money for the Children's Cancer Research Fund.

  • Jun 21st, 2016 7:07pm

New association aims to educate, empower mothers

From placenta encapsulation to newborn photography, pregnancy doulas to new parent support groups, Island Birth Association has assembled a conglomerate of local resources to assist parents and expectant mothers in whatever they may need.

  • Jun 14th, 2016 8:58pm

Meerkerk holds naming contest

Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens in September will award one lucky person the opportunity to name a rhody of their own.

  • May 27th, 2016 7:51pm

Oak Harbor teen’s art earns Governor’s Choice Award

Alana Acosta headed to Olympia this week to accept the Governor’s Choice Award for her piece “Depixed.”

  • May 21st, 2016 2:00pm

Thousands attend 25th Penn Cove Water Festival

Thousands gathered in the heart of the town to take part in the 25th annual celebration of Northwest Native American heritage.

  • May 17th, 2016 10:39pm

South Whidbey Homeless Coalition plans fundraiser

The group has plans for a tiny-house village in Langley someday.

  • May 10th, 2016 10:12pm

Art show to highlight artists from all parts of Whidbey

A few dozen high school artists from South Whidbey, Coupeville and Oak Harbor high schools will display their work this weekend during the Showcase of the Arts: All-Island High School Art Show.

  • May 3rd, 2016 10:31pm

Oak Harbor School District posts high grad rate for homeless

According to data released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the 2014-15 school year, Oak Harbor High School had a 79.3 percent four-year graduation rate among homeless students.

  • May 3rd, 2016 10:23pm

Class teaching people how to use wild plants as first aid

On Friday, Suzanne Jordan, a bio-regional herbalist, wildcrafter, founder and director of Cedar Mountain Herb School and adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University, will lead a workshop detailing the ways in which to use regional herbs as medicinals in emergency situations.

  • Apr 28th, 2016 6:52pm

Ryan’s House for Youth closes on purchase of Countryside Inn

The dream Ryan’s House staff, volunteers and students have of converting the former Countryside Inn south of Coupeville into a drop-in center and transitional housing is finally coming to fruition after months of diligent fundraising efforts.

  • Apr 16th, 2016 2:00pm

Forum focuses on need for homeless services on Whidbey

Nearly 400 Whidbey residents between the ages of 12-24 reported experiencing homelessness within the past year, according to the results of a recent island-wide youth perception survey.

  • Apr 1st, 2016 9:54pm

Some pool rates to increase May 1

Patrons of the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool can expect increased prices for certain programs beginning May 1.

  • Mar 25th, 2016 10:04pm

SeaNotes director celebrates 20 years of swingin’ music

From 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, March 19, the SeaNotes will perform in honor of Bruce Seltveit with a dance and performance at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will also be provided free of charge.

  • Mar 19th, 2016 2:00pm

North Whidbey firefighters ignite cookie challenge

Firefighters at North Whidbey Fire and Rescue recently extended thanks to their Californian colleagues with a simple, sweet gesture. And they are hoping to have started a tradition.

  • Mar 8th, 2016 11:24pm

Open swim time to increase at Oak Harbor pool

Patrons of the John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool in Oak Harbor can expect to enjoy a modest increase in lap swim and open swim times beginning next month.

  • Feb 19th, 2016 10:26pm

Oak Harbor High School students take on classic ‘Mockingbird’

Their third show will begin 7 p.m. tonight and will continue through Saturday, Feb. 20, with showtimes at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets cost $12 for adults; $8 for children under 12. Reservations may be made in advance by emailing ohhsdramaclubreservations@gmail.com, or tickets may be purchased at the door.

  • Feb 13th, 2016 2:00pm

Oak Harbor Oxford House offering safe haven from addiction

The house was established in March, the culmination of efforts put forth by Island County representatives like Joanne Pelant, who strove to fill the gap in sobriety rehabilitation services within the county.

  • Feb 12th, 2016 10:39pm

Point-in-Time counts Whidbey’s homeless

Island County took part in the nationwide Point-in-Time Count Thursday.

  • Jan 30th, 2016 2:00pm

Bills aim to help place homeless teenagers

Ryan’s House for Youth this week presented two bills to state lawmakers that could potentially make it easier for homeless kids and teens in Washington state to receive care through host family programs.

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 11:25pm

Inn for homeless youths: Nonprofit hopes to buy foreclosed motel on outskirts of town

Homeless youth on Whidbey may soon have access to the island’s first temporary housing specifically designed to meet their needs.

  • Jan 26th, 2016 8:05pm

‘You come to appreciate how kind people can be’ | Bridge

Kati Corsaut’s professional resume reads something like the chapter outline of an action-packed thriller.

  • Dec 5th, 2015 4:00am