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Fabulous bingo!

Senior Resources fundraiser combines drag queens, fun

 

Savor Spring offers a palate pleaser of local wine, spirits and food

Six tasting locations featured this weekend on South Whidbey

 

Sea, Trees Pie ride offers a slice of natural beauty

It’s one thing to take in the sights of scenic Central Whidbey Island from inside a vehicle. It’s quite another to soak in all the… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

 

Orca Network not giving up on Lolita

Nearly half a century later, the fight for Lolita continues. Starting 11 a.m. Saturday, about 20 people gathered at the intersection of Main Street and… Continue reading

Approximately 55 Coupeville Elementary School fourth and fifth graders took to the streets, safely of course, Wednesday morning for the second annual Bike to School Day. Law enforcement and Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue escorted the bikers, and walkers, as part of the national initiative by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. (Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times)

Changing gears

Changing gears… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019
Approximately 55 Coupeville Elementary School fourth and fifth graders took to the streets, safely of course, Wednesday morning for the second annual Bike to School Day. Law enforcement and Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue escorted the bikers, and walkers, as part of the national initiative by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. (Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times)

Late artist’s work featured in show

Dottie Sanders was known as a prolific artist, acclaimed cook and popular entertainer. She died unexpectedly last summer, but her fellow Whidbey Allied Artists members… Continue reading

Rockin’ a Hard Place: Chef adds farming to his resume

He’s about to turn 35, so it’s only natural that a creative spirit like Tyler Hansen would feel the urge to try yet another challenge.… Continue reading

New centenarian enjoys a big birthday bash

Arta Sandstrom has lived through a century. “My whole life has been so wonderful,” she said. Her birthday was Wednesday, May 8, and her family,… Continue reading

Hearts and Hammers has annual work day

It was a big weekend for Whidbey Island Hearts & Hammers chapters, which held their annual work day on Saturday, May 4. Central and South… Continue reading

Penn Cove Water Festival held under sunny skies

The crowd cheered, children waved, supporters beat drums and the canoe racers paddled as fast as they could during Saturday’s 28th annual Penn Cove Water… Continue reading

Meerkerk in bloom

Garden celebrates 40 years of rhodies, providing beauty to Whidbey

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington wave to the crowd at the Holland Happening parade, now in its 50th year.

Oak Harbor’s Dutch treat

Holland Happening celebrates 50 years

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington wave to the crowd at the Holland Happening parade, now in its 50th year.

Penn Cove Water Festival next weekend

Coupeville celebration of culture, community and canoes is 28 years strong

On track for fun

Lillian Stockslager, front, Perry Milfeld, center left, Payton Milfeld, center right, and Ezra Gonzales sail by on a dragon rollercoaster Thursday afternoon at the Davis… Continue reading

  • Apr 26, 2019

WhidbeyCon draws fans of magical, monstrous

The magical, mythical, super and monstrous converged in one, free and family-friendly celebration of fandom last weekend. Oak Harbor Library this past Saturday hosted its… Continue reading

Holland Happening 50th celebration starts Thursday

Parade, carnival and food will fill the weekend

(Photo by Maria Matson/ Whidbey News Group)

Garden Club’s 51st annual sale Saturday

Greenery, gardens and geraniums galore. The Coupeville Garden Club is holding its 51st annual plant sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at… Continue reading

(Photo by Maria Matson/ Whidbey News Group)

Grief in the middle of the ocean

Chris Jordan’s film shows the plight of man through the eyes of albatross

Easter events on Whidbey

Wednesday, April 17 • Office of Tenebrae, 7 p.m., April 17, St. Hubert Catholic Church, Langley. The choir of St. Hubert Catholic Church will present… Continue reading

ROCKIN’ A HARD PLACE: SPIN Café will finally get its spin | Corrected

O ak Harbor’s SPIN Café is about to get the spin cycle it was always supposed to have. And wash and rinse. And also a… Continue reading