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                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, “Fazkils,” at the Clinton Community Hall on Saturday.</em>

In a new book, Hollywood actor, author reflects on his life, career

Richard “Dick” Evans is an actor, writer and director with a long list of titles under his belt, and he can talk for hours about… Continue reading

 

Free jammin’ and campin’ at fairgrounds added to Djangofest

The Island County Fairgrounds Campground will be filled with music later this month. And the public is invited. The Fairgrounds Campground will be the host… Continue reading

 

Virtuosos join forces at Djangofest

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will join forces with Grammy-winning violinist Evan Price at the 18th annual DjangoFest Northwest… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018

 

Photos by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Bob Becker and his son, Bob Becker Jr., sit at Becker’s house in Coupeville. Becker turned age 103 on Sept. 11.</em>

Passing the century mark

‘It feels no different from when I was 80’

Photos by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Bob Becker and his son, Bob Becker Jr., sit at Becker’s house in Coupeville. Becker turned age 103 on Sept. 11.</em>

Raptors ready to roost at annual festival

Get up close with nature’s hunting aviators Saturday

Celebrating an artistic legacy

When a longtime member passed away last March, her colleagues at Whidbey Allied Artists couldn’t let her 50 years worth of artwork just sit in… Continue reading

Real life couple shines on stage in dynamic performance at Whidbey Playhouse

There are two reasons to see “Daddy Long Legs,” opening Friday at Whidbey Playhouse Community Theatre. Those reasons are Heather Good McCoy and Darren McCoy.… Continue reading

Growing strong after 25 years

Bayview Farm and Garden celebrates anniversary

Woodpalooza features wordworking talent

Woodworking may seem like a hobby for those in their golden years, but the Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild’s Woodpalooza will show visitors that a younger… Continue reading

Longtime director exits WICA stage

Burgua a guiding force during theater’s turbulent early years

Peeking inside an artists’ world

Annual island tour opens studio doors

Wag ‘n’ Walk all fun and games

It’s a day for the dogs that helps raise money for WAIF

Islanders help victims of Kilauea

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, landslides. And now, two Whidbey Islanders add volcano recovery assistance to their experiences. Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services volunteers Ron Conlin of… Continue reading

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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.

Jack and Jill’s Downhill Marathon 2018

Two fat flies spin wacky spirals around my head and torso, like tiny sharks circling their prey. House flies vomit and poop when they land… Continue reading

For t’ai chi class, yielding sabers all about better balance

Onlookers who witnessed a group of sword-wielding people Tuesday night at Fort Casey need not be concerned — the swords are wooden and simply used… Continue reading

“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
Theron Murphy, of Orem, Utah, kisses his wife, Jody, in front of the John L. Scott Real Estate office in Langley. People stand on the sidewalk on the heart, kiss, then make a hash mark on the chalkboard. The office keeps a tally and posts the monthly and yearly count. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Pucker up!

Chalkboard tally ensures every smooch counts

Theron Murphy, of Orem, Utah, kisses his wife, Jody, in front of the John L. Scott Real Estate office in Langley. People stand on the sidewalk on the heart, kiss, then make a hash mark on the chalkboard. The office keeps a tally and posts the monthly and yearly count. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Coffee brew has a Whidbey kick

Combining beer and coffee isn’t exactly a unique idea. There are plenty of dark stouts that were made with coffee beans and have a bold… Continue reading