Patricia Guthrie

Flowers for Tokitae and her family

Solemn Penn Cove ceremony for Puget Sound orcas

Coping with the smoke enveloping Whidbey

Driving from Coupeville to Oak Harbor Thursday afternoon, Teresa A. Krychta pulled off the road at San de Fuca to take a few photos of… Continue reading

Solid Waste no longer taking some plastics

Only plastic bottles, containers marked No. 1 and No. 2 allowed

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                                Classical guitarist Andre Feriante of Langley plays at a gathering of Island Bohemians last year. He’s hosting a guitar festival at two South Whidbey wineries Aug. 10-12.

Feriante brings festival to Whidbey

Two wineries host ‘Guitar Euphoria’ Aug. 10-12

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                                Classical guitarist Andre Feriante of Langley plays at a gathering of Island Bohemians last year. He’s hosting a guitar festival at two South Whidbey wineries Aug. 10-12.

Sorting through the recycling puzzle

Restrictions on recyclables differ across Whidbey

Photos by Patricia Guthrie
                                Roy Schlicht works on assembling a small-scale plastic model kit during a recent Friday evening gathering of Whidbey Island veterans who are known as “modelers.”

Model vets pursue miniature hobby

Big passion for small-scale replicas

Photos by Patricia Guthrie
                                Roy Schlicht works on assembling a small-scale plastic model kit during a recent Friday evening gathering of Whidbey Island veterans who are known as “modelers.”
“Foggy Sunrise, Lone Lake” by Pete Jordan

Artist’s new home

Painter Pete Jordan moves into Museo gallery, reception planned

“Foggy Sunrise, Lone Lake” by Pete Jordan

Origins of fairgrounds’ story pole is a mystery

South Whidbey historian on the case to uncover true carver

Ambulance service seeks tax approval Aug. 7

Extending EMS levy ‘vital to our hospital system’

Little Mermaid Jr. awash with color, talent

Whidbey Playhouse kids’ production on stage July 19-29

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

Former Langley Police Chief David Marks/File photo

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.