Life

Whidbey lakes teem with trout

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

 

Town hoping to grow renewed interest in community garden

Coupeville’s Community Garden is getting a little TLC with the hope of…

 

Comicon a super-powered success

A pint-sized Supergirl swooped through the line, posing at regular intervals with…

 

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

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

Local poet to represent Whidbey

Oak Harbor resident Daniel Moore will represent Whidbey Island as a featured…

Coupeville High sends 13 to state Science Olympiad

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

Notable: Coupeville student makes dean’s list at Indiana State

Coupeville student JESSICA SHAFFER made the dean’s list at Indiana State University…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Notable: Coupeville woman makes president’s list at Cottey

REBECCA L. ROBINSON, daughter of Jack and Naomie Robinson, of Coupeville, appears…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Window on Whidbey: Quit hogging all the food

The Rufus are back for spring.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Comedy helps actress cope with loss of her own

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

Window on Whidbey: All-American bird roosts in the region

Scott Rumley‎ captured this photo of the United States’ national bird.

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Window on Whidbey: Dachshund club holds field training

See what the The Cascade Dachshund Club is up to.

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Talent show offers students chance to perform

Before the house lights dimmed and the first talented youngster took the…

Tickets on sale for ‘Live Your Dream’ event

Soroptimists from Oak Harbor, Coupeville and South Whidbey will gather 5:30 p.m.…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Window on Whidbey: Northwest can never have enough moss

Enjoy this snapshot of Merkerk Gardens.

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Kids tune up for Whidbey Has Talent

Even emcees need to rehearse their lines. That experience has been much…

Window on Whidbey: ‘Doggie’ safeguards market treats

Enjoy this scene from the opening day of the Coupeville Farmers Market…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Rotary honors Gaber as its Student of the Month

Madison Gaber was recognized by the Rotary Club of Oak Harbor as…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Former pipefitter gives family, public a boatload of adventures

He couldn’t shake the image. Brett Ginther would go to sleep at…

Top Gun 2 to be filmed at NAS Whidbey

Paramount Pictures announced this week that it will shoot most of “Top…

Ebey’s Forever hits million-dollar milestone

Ebey’s Forever grants hit $1 million mark

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Smile! That cold, dasty winter is finally behind us

I know it’s hard for us to agree on almost anything these…

Whidbey Reads book is set on remote island

The storyline and setting grabbed Jane Lopez-Santillana’s attention. In her mind, the…

Students transform downtown wall

Guild gives restaurant’s wall a fresh, artsy look

Window on Whidbey: Gardens boast more than greenery

Meerkerk Gardens is a nonprofit gardens located in Greenbank that is open…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Whidbey dancers tune their steps to live orchestra

Saratoga Orchestra and Whidbey Island Dance Theatre are aiming to create perfect…

Window on Whidbey: Deception Pass heralds the start of spring

This is a favorite place for photographers to capture the sun in…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Hawk in grocery store swoops over shoppers, scares employees

A sharp-shinned hawk made a Whidbey Island grocery store its home for…

Lions honor students of the quarter

Coupeville Lions Club honored Coupeville High School seniors Kaela Hollrigel and Nicholas…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Participants let nothing rain on their parade

Maybe the luckiest group at Oak Harbor’s 44th St. Patrick’s Day Parade…

Association of University Women celebrate women in history

March was Women in History Month, and each year the Whidbey Island…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Window on Whidbey: Independence towed to final destination

The USS Independence takes its final voyage.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Crowning Oak Harbor royalty

Baelee Whitinger was crowned Miss Oak Harbor 2017, Thursday at the third-annual…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Notable: Islanders make provost’s honor roll at Whitworth

ELLIE WILLIAM-SON, of Oak Harbor, and LYDIA PIERSON, of Langley, were named…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Oak Harbor church rings in 125 years

Pastor David Parker’s first trip to the belfry at Oak Harbor First…

Rock In a Hard Place: An elegy for much more than a barn

The Smith barn burned down this week. Pretty much all of us…

Third-Grade Reading Challenge teaches comprehension, teamwork

Grade-school bookworms were recently tested on their ability to digest materials. The…

Rotary recognizes February student of the month

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor President Greg Smith presents Whitney Hill with…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

The world through Doris Janz’s eyes

In her cozy Oak Harbor cottage, Doris Janz is sitting at her…

Coupeville Lions auction nets $27,000 for scholarships

Coupeville Lions Club raised an estimated $27,000 during its annual Scholarship Auction,…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017