Ron Newberry

Ron posted 795 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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Fire station tours to give public a glimpse of proposed renovation

Ed Hartin can talk for hours about the improvements that Central Whidbey…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 1:42pm

Salute to Coupeville’s Class of 2017

Clay Reilly gave so many hugs after the graduation ceremony at Coupeville…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 1:46pm

Coupeville cancer survivor focuses on living life to fullest

She started her speech with an apology. Dawnelle Conlisk was sorry about…

  • Jun 9th, 2017 12:39pm

Camp Casey serving up tours of Colonel’s House

On a recent tour of the Colonel’s House, it wasn’t hard to…

  • Jun 9th, 2017 12:36pm

Out of the ashes, Smith farm operating

On an early afternoon in late May, Alanah Lawrason stood in a…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 12:07pm

Introducing Coupeville High School’s Top 10

Growing up together in a small, rural town, students at Coupeville High…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 3:10pm

Dog assists in catching man who flees from accident in Coupeville

A man fleeing on foot from a hit-and-run accident in Coupeville couldn’t…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017 1:59pm

Parade of tall ships to pass through Admiralty Inlet June 13

During a lifetime spent on Ebey’s Prairie, Roger Sherman can’t recall seeing…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017 2:00pm

Whidbey Relay for Life raises cancer awareness, funds for 30 years

Jackson Young is preparing for his second Relay for Life on Whidbey…

  • May 31st, 2017 4:47pm

Coupeville will ring in the whales with new bell

The first ringing of the new Coupeville Whale Bell will take place…

  • May 30th, 2017 3:45pm

Retirements leave Coupeville schools with big void to fill

Dave Ebersole started to count the years in his head then realized…

  • May 26th, 2017 1:07pm

Ebey’s Reserve works to keep up with rising popularity

The proof is in the guest book. Visitors come to the Jacob…

  • May 26th, 2017 1:46pm

Captain’s heroics saves Suva from rocks

After a harrowing ordeal Tuesday, Mark Saia arrived home around midnight and…

  • May 26th, 2017 2:54pm

This little piggy mends a heart in Oak Harbor

Sirius is still adjusting to life in his new home. Anastasia Drake…

  • May 25th, 2017 2:15pm

Memorial Day parade route trimmed in Coupeville

Popularity of Coupeville’s Memorial Day parade has created big concerns for the…

  • May 23rd, 2017 2:31pm

Garage of Blessings lands new location

In less than two weeks, Kristiina Miller will get the keys to…

  • May 19th, 2017 3:12pm

Oak Harbor Farmers Market begins 24th season Thursday

Ominous skies in the distance didn’t stop Peg Tennant from visiting the…

  • May 16th, 2017 4:40pm

Whale of a tale: No day the same for Fish & Wildlife enforcement

There is no manual that outlines the proper way to tie a…

  • May 12th, 2017 8:05pm

Gene’s Art & Frame celebrates 50 years in business

Gene Phelps remembers when Oak Harbor was a quiet little town where…

  • May 9th, 2017 12:13pm

Sun shines on Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, a small group gathered at a home…

  • May 9th, 2017 12:11pm

Oak Harbor culinary students place 16th at nationals

Mary Arthur is in awe of the generosity and support she sees…

  • May 5th, 2017 2:42pm

Tony Popp, familiar face on base, retires

On the first day of the rest of his life, Tony Popp…

  • May 5th, 2017 2:41pm

Small spill creates initial concern in Penn Cove

Business owners on the Coupeville Wharf got a mild scare early Friday…

  • May 9th, 2017 12:02pm

Enforcement officers remind clam diggers that Penn Cove beach is closed

A new rule closing shellfish harvesting at a popular Whidbey Island beach…

  • May 4th, 2017 9:19am

Land trust faces a hairy situation: removal of 100 acres of noxious weed

Crockett Lake is known for attracting an array of bird species, making…

  • May 2nd, 2017 2:23pm

Anglers ready to test waters for lingcod, halibut

Many Puget Sound anglers could be developing a scratchy throat and cough…

  • Apr 28th, 2017 1:27pm

Whidbey’s lone elk recovering after lengthy ordeal

Oh, Bruiser. The troubles you continue to encounter. Whidbey Island’s lone elk…

  • May 2nd, 2017 2:30pm

Annual Coupeville Garden Club plant sale is Saturday

From geraniums to to-mato plants, the Coupeville Garden Club has a reputation…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 12:46pm

New coordinator is primed for Holland Happening

When Vicki Graham started as the new events coordinator at the Oak…

  • Apr 27th, 2017 2:10pm

Sailors dig into Earth Day activities

In between sorting through a bag of moldy bread and a carton…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 2:45pm

Coupeville starts search for middle school principal

The Coupeville School District is looking for a new principal to lead…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 12:45pm

NAS Whidbey to hold open house in June

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island will celebrate its 75th anniversary with an…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 1:26pm

Whidbey lakes teem with trout

The life of a rainbow trout can be short once it’s transported…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 1:34pm

Minor earthquake jolts Whidbey residents

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck about two miles offshore from Ebey’s Landing Wednes-day…

  • Apr 21st, 2017 1:47pm

PBY Museum draws on star power for fundraiser

Mark Christopher is a gifted storyteller. He’s made a career out of…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 7:23am

Coupeville High sends 13 to state Science Olympiad

Mitchell Carroll gets a rush from soaring as a track athlete at…

  • Apr 15th, 2017 7:18am

Lions’ centennial gets Oak Harbor mayor’s seal of approval

When Oak Harbor Mayor Bob Severns looks at the wood sign that…

  • Apr 15th, 2017 7:19am

Coast Guard responds to false alarm at Coupeville underwater park

A diver surfaced from the choppy waters near Fort Casey State Park…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 1:04pm

2017 salmon seasons still grim around Whidbey

Salmon fishers on Whidbey Island might find a saltwater fishing license to…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 1:03pm

Comedy helps actress cope with loss of her own

It should come as no surprise that Tess Hightower is drawn to…

  • Apr 14th, 2017 10:09am