Patricia Guthrie

Former Langley Police Chief David Marks/File photo

Langley’s police chief fired

Mayor Tim Callison: Decision based on allegations of excessive force and overall performance

 

Shakespeare Festival plays emotional range

Female directors, perspective at the forefront

 

Store and deli opens for business in Greenbank

Groceries, wine, beer, sandwiches to go and more

 

Oak Harbor Garden Tour picks whimsical host home

Patchwork of flowers, fun and quirky finds

Frank Thorton receives a quilt from Anita Smith.

‘Giving to the Givers’

Marines wrapped in quilts and gratitude

Frank Thorton receives a quilt from Anita Smith.
Mucking about looking for squirts in the sand is part of the fun of digging for clams. This summer, Sound Water Stewards teaches six Digging for Dinner classes. Photo provided

Mucking about in clamming class

‘Digging for Dinner’ a popular Sound Water activity

Mucking about looking for squirts in the sand is part of the fun of digging for clams. This summer, Sound Water Stewards teaches six Digging for Dinner classes. Photo provided
Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
                                Sheriff candidates Rick Felici (second from left) and Lane Campbell (standing) addressed questions Friday at forum attended by 45 people.
                                Island County Sheriff candidates Rick Felici (second from left) and Lane Campbell (standing) addressed questions at a Friday forum attended by 45 people. Reece Rose (right) of the Old Goats-Fully Informed Voters group helped moderate the luncheon discussion at the Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Candidates for sheriff address homelessness, other issues

Homelessness, property theft, drugs and other issues addressed

Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
                                Sheriff candidates Rick Felici (second from left) and Lane Campbell (standing) addressed questions Friday at forum attended by 45 people.
                                Island County Sheriff candidates Rick Felici (second from left) and Lane Campbell (standing) addressed questions at a Friday forum attended by 45 people. Reece Rose (right) of the Old Goats-Fully Informed Voters group helped moderate the luncheon discussion at the Holmes Harbor Rod & Gun Club. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group

Expert: Chief followed protocol

David Marks’ arrest of suspect ‘exactly what we teach’

Molka Xete, a new restaurant in Greenbank, specializes in street-style tacos that are five for $10. They make all the food from scratch, including sauces, tacos, tortillas and chips.

Center of island buzzing with new businesses

‘Molka Xete’ opens while store, deli and pot shop get ready

Molka Xete, a new restaurant in Greenbank, specializes in street-style tacos that are five for $10. They make all the food from scratch, including sauces, tacos, tortillas and chips.
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                                Land Claims Founders Sculpture by Richard Nash is both visually striking and educational.

New public art honors Oak Harbor’s pioneers

Land Claims Founders Sculpture honors three explorers

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                                Land Claims Founders Sculpture by Richard Nash is both visually striking and educational.

Playhouse delivers sweet family treat with ‘Willy Wonka’

‘How can you not leave smiling?’

Sketchers draw Whidbey’s world

Open a journal of one of the Whidbey Island Sketchers and details of local life spill out. A colorful teapot for sale at Island Thrift,… Continue reading

Warehouse comes alive as art incubator

Freeland Artist Studios hosts annual tour

New look for familiar frozen treat

Whidbey Island Ice Cream gets a modern makeover

Meltdown at Goose Community Grocer

Fridge failure leads to ‘heartbreaking’ food dump

Tunnel vision: Time for ‘Golden chains’

Crowds gather at Bayview nursery for annual display

‘Art with a Message’

Students worldview a kaleidoscope of visions

‘Order up!’ Flower House Cafe reopens

Bigger kitchen, more seating at renovated Bayview eatery

Changing lives with home repairs

A decade under the tool belts of Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers helpers

A rainbow of rhodies awaits visitors this weekend at Meerkerk Gardens. The sanctuary of paths, woods, water views and hundreds of rhododendrons and other flowering plants hosts its annual Mother’s Day concert Sunday. Tickets: $10.

Mother’s Day at Meerkerk Gardens

Rainbows of rhodies spring forth for annual concert

A rainbow of rhodies awaits visitors this weekend at Meerkerk Gardens. The sanctuary of paths, woods, water views and hundreds of rhododendrons and other flowering plants hosts its annual Mother’s Day concert Sunday. Tickets: $10.