Life

Oak Harbor woman wins all-terrain vehicle

When Jenn Scheer went shopping at Oak Harbor’s Country Store in January,…

 

“Alice” a Wonderland of dozens of children on stage

Whidbey Playhouse production shines with zaniness

 

Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years

A piece of history is back in working order at Admiralty Head…

 

Color, light and form pop in “Wet Paint” art show

After 40 years: ‘I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface of painting.’

Auld Holland Inn whips up storm of restorations

After a recent windstorm tore one of Auld Holland Inn’s signature windmill…

Window on Whidbey: Weeding out the willow-herb

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  • Jul 21st, 2017

Artist encourages Ryan’s House youth to paint from the soul

It’s sometimes said that art is a medium used to express one’s…

Cadets help relocate Garage of Blessings

Friday was moving day for Garage of Blessings, and the Oak Harbor…

Lions garage sale this weekend

Unpacking for the annual Coupeville Lions Club Garage Sale is a bit…

Island Shakespeare Festival returns with midsummer night plays

Dust off your Medieval costumes, Olde English dictionary and touch up on…

Field School celebrating 10 years with focus on Pratts

The public has an opportunity to help preserve a bit of Central…

Island Unseen: The science of the clams

The intruder made a beeline for the shore, slowed and placed her…

Theater workshop gets face-lift

Whidbey Playhouse’s summer theater workshop returns this year with a new focus…

Lions give fire department $10,000

When Fire Chief Mike Brown and Deputy Fire Chief Mark Kirko left…

Lavender on schedule for Blooming Season Concerts

As Sarah Richards looked over her fields Wednesday, just some of her…

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Notions hatched while waiting in line for new pavement

Our Scenic Isle Way on the Rock — less poetically known as…

Oak Harbor Garden Club features six locations on Saturday tour

“Buster’s Pond” a forest wonderland of ferns and faun

South end in running as ‘nicest place to live’

Reader’s Digest Magazine has named South Whidbey a finalist in its Nicest…

Window on Whidbey: All a flutter with beauty

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  • Jun 27th, 2017

Window on Whidbey: A splash of pink

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  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Oak Harbor drops regular-season finale / Babe Ruth baseball

The Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team couldn’t overcome a rugged first…

Island students named to UW Dean’s List

Students from the Coupeville and Oak Harbor were named to the Dean’s…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Coloring Whidbey in black and white

Photographer John Olsen prefers subtle contrasts to “pretty postcards”

Window on Whidbey: Keeping Whidbey clean

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  • Jun 20th, 2017

Jacob Ebey House in need of additional volunteers

The docent program at the Jacob Ebey House is in dire need…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Fort Casey gets a makeover with new features

If anyone can appreciate the most recent improvements at Fort Casey State…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Window on Whidbey: A nice day to walk the bridge

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  • Jun 13th, 2017

Couple leaves buzz of Seattle to create own buzz on Whidbey

It’s easy these days to be amazed by the background and accomplishments…

Applications being accepted for Miss Pioneer Way Pageant

The second annual Miss Pioneer Way Pageant is currently accepting applications. This…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Public invited to ham radio operator’s Field Day June 24-25

Whidbey Island ham radio operators will be among thousands nationwide to switch…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Coupeville cancer survivor focuses on living life to fullest

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

Camp Casey serving up tours of Colonel’s House

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

Window on Whidbey: Eagle swoops for snack

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  • Jun 9th, 2017

Top Ten: Journey to academic excellence

June is a busy time for seniors at Oak Harbor High School.…

Great paper toss of 2017

As graduation nears, Oak Harbor High School seniors gather to toss all…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Duty and honor take the stage at Whidbey Playhouse

“A Few Good Men” still resonates as military drama

Out of the ashes, Smith farm operating

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

Local student makes Safety Patrol Hall of Fame

CARLY VANGIESEN, a 5th grader at Broad View Elementary, was inducted into…

Window on Whidbey: Discovering a peer’s art

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  • Jun 6th, 2017

Grateful Deadheaders: the group that keeps Meerkerk Gardens rockin

For some people, gardening isn’t fun. It leads to dirty hands and…