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Lofty dream takes shape in Oak Harbor

Bagels, cocktails and more on tap for old Feed & Seed

 

A wicked homecoming parade for Coupeville

Witches, wizard, football and floats

  • Oct 18th, 2017

 

Spotlight now on Second Saturdays for Greenbank Farm artists

Photos and paintings of Denis Hill and Barbara Marks featured at Artworks Gallery

 

ISLAND UNSEEN| Cle Elum Ridge Run 25K: Sometimes, You Just Have To Show Up

A line of bibbed runners file past as we enter the Taneum…

A honey of a summer on ‘Whidbee’ Island

‘If you did not produce honey this year you should find a new hobby or profession.’

Ron Van Dyk: ‘Important historical figure of our community to be honored

Island County Historical Society aiming high at Oct. 14 fundraiser

Revving up for domestic violence awareness

Navy motorcyclists riding Friday to ‘Stop the Cycle’

Oak Harbor Poetry Project launches Sunday at library

Aaron John Marek is first featured poet and reader

Piling on the pumpkins and sprucing up the barn

Local farms get ready to greet fall’s harvest of customers

Mussel Flats gets out of garage to rock Whidbey

A ‘boy band’ for the ages

Ghosts and goblins making way to Coupeville for annual ‘Haunting’

Ghouls and goblins are making their way into dark corners throughout town…

Rotary honors September student of the month

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor honored its first student of the month…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

New festival features fresh and fermented cider

Pressed apples: Both kids and adults can get juiced

Free ‘Star Party’ is Friday night

Island County Astronomical Society is hosting its free Star Party Friday night…

New book explores 75 years of NAS Whidbey history

During WWII ‘it was a mill for turning out trainees’ says author William Stein

Team race to raise $12k for food bank

Relay teams raced their way to victory Saturday raising more than $12,000…

Island Unseen: What’s SUP?

The second day of summer 2017 was the best one ever for…

Community invited to the Loft event Saturday

From 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, the Loft on Fidalgo & Dock…

Birds of prey featured at annual Raptor Day in Coupeville

A chance to eyeball ‘superheroes of the bird world’ Saturday

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Enjoying summer and reveling in Whidbey’s zeitgeist

As this gorgeous, very busy, sun-filled, hot, dry summer on the Rock…

Preparing to fly high for Whidbey Island Kite Festival

Annual Camp Casey event features games and contests

Island Unseen: Bad news, free shoes and spectacular views

Standing alone in our tiny, two-room, bathroomless cabin in Winthrop on race…

‘Beehive’ reflects on turbulent 1960s with songs, ’dos

Six female singers, ages 16-48, portray a decade of girl groups

Wine event to benefit United Way

The Instant Wine Cellar party to benefit United Way of Island County…

Horsing around in Coupeville

Trail rides and therapy part of equesterian enterprises

Paddleboarding: a stand-up way to see Whidbey’s waters

Whidbey Island resident Jake Stewart used to drop and collect his crab…

Whidbey Island student make dean’s lists

Many Whidbey Island students were named to the University of Washington dean’s…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Registration open for Harvest Relays

Gifts from the Heart Food Bank and the Coupeville Farmers Market are…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Fort Casey seeking volunteers for Haunted Fort

Fort Casey State Park will once again host a haunted fort this…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Island Unseen: A fish called Wanda

My feet hit the slick, rocky bottom of Whistle Lake’s shore. I…

Ragnar Trail Rainier: It ain’t for babies

“It’s Ragnar Trail for babies,” I told my teammates a month from…

After Oak Harbor festival, it’s off to Ireland for Whidbey’s Hot Club of Troy

Greenbank bassist returns to her roots to play gypsy jazz

Fort Casey offering day of family fun

Fort Casey State Park is offering a day of family fun Friday,…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Wag ‘n’ Walk helps develop doggy skills

For Koda, a rat terrier/chihuahua mix, Sunday’s WAIF Wag ’n’ Walk festival…

Islanders marry after Moscow meeting

SHANNON ELIZABETH MCAFEE, a 2005 South Whidbey High School graduate, and TIMOTHY…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Garage of Blessings helps kids get ready to go ‘back to school’

Garage of Blessings in Oak Harbor will be hosting a series of…

Window on Whidbey: Deception’s currents

Check out this snapshot of Deception Pass.

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Oak Harbor tubist makes all-nation band

Oak Harbor High School senior Jordan George made this year’s All-Nation Honor…

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

When he was scouting locations for his new project, “Laketown,” Whidbey Island…