Dave Engle stands in the staircase of the 1858 home in Coupeville where his great grandparents Flora Augusta Pearson Engle and William B. Engle once lived. Dave Engle and his wife Dolores also lived there until a fire in 2006. The Island County Museum this week is releasing a video about the life of Flora Engle. - Ron Newberry

Video tells story of early Coupeville 'mover and shaker'

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Oct 7, 2015 at 10:19AM

Flora Augusta Pearson Engle's writings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries give a vivid picture of early Central Whidbey life. A video produced by the Island County Museum shares her story and provides a taste of those times


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Oak Harbor Girl Scouts get gory for worthy cause

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 7:00AM

For the past 10 years, Dugualla Bay Farms has hosted the Girl Scouts’ annual peanut-butter-and-jelly drive, in which the scouts each bring one jar of peanut butter or jelly to be donated to the Help House.

Rouse named Rotary Student of the Month

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00AM

Oak Harbor High School student Marjorie Rouse is Rotary Club Student of the Month. During a meeting of the Rotary Club of Oak Harbor, Oak Harbor High School Principal Dwight Lundstrom introduced Rouse, the first recipient of the award.

Looking back: 125 years of Whidbey history

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 2:00AM

Here's what was happening in the news this week 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


  • Cliff Mass Weather BlogCliff Mass is a UW professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He blogs about the local in the Pacific Northwest.
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