Life

The (little) railroad Jack built

This year’s display may be Tingstad’s last

 

Doug Kroon stands on the porch of the old officer’s house at Camp Casey where his family once lived

ROCKIN A HARD PLACE: Island life’s sweet for Knead and Feed’s Kroon

How’s this for an idyllic childhood? A large family with seven kids — four girls, three boys — moves from an increasingly crowded Seattle suburb… Continue reading

 

WWII veteran: ‘In your tears, remember me’

In the coming generations, stories of World War II will only be found in history books, movies and TV specials. The Department of Veterans Affairs… Continue reading

 

Pumpkin pie is elementary

Plant the pumpkin, bake the pumpkin, eat the pie

Operation Christmas Child kicks off

Beginning Nov. 12, locations throughout Whidbey Island will be collecting shoebox gifts filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for the Samaritan’s Purse project,… Continue reading

Arts events slated across Whidbey Island

Uncommon Threads, 15th Annual Whidbey Weavers Guild show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 and Sat. Nov. 3 at Nordic Hall, 63 Jacobs Road Coupeville.… Continue reading

Dying at home topic of Oak Harbor author’s new book

With more Americans living longer and aging in place, more also want to die at home. Few, however, actually do. Karen Clayton of Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Fort Casey gets scary for Halloween

Haunted Fort event will be a scary good time

‘Octette Bridge Club’ deals tough love

At Whidbey Playhouse, sisterhood cracks behind the well-coiffed facade

Moran Constitutional Relay 2018

Snap! I felt a pop at the back of my knee as I reached mile five along one of the most scenic sections of single… Continue reading

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Halloween Happenings

There’s plenty of spooky things to do on Whidbey

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Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.
                                <em>Cornet Bay Company owners Arnie and Joanne Deckwa stand with their new seafood line of sauces. In the background, painted on their RV is the company’s logo depicting Cornet Bay, the view across from their office.</em>

Walmart picks up Cornet Bay Co.’s sauces

Though it’s been producing and selling gourmet sauces, dressing, seasonings and dips for more than 18 years, Oak Harbor’s Cornet Bay Co. isn’t done expanding.… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.
                                <em>Cornet Bay Company owners Arnie and Joanne Deckwa stand with their new seafood line of sauces. In the background, painted on their RV is the company’s logo depicting Cornet Bay, the view across from their office.</em>

Sharing her passion for rowing

‘I have always loved being on the water’ — Cece Aguda

4-H Rally Day emphasizes diverse activities

The nation’s largest youth development and mentoring organization is looking for some new members. The only requirement is being between the ages of 5 to… Continue reading

Museum debuts history tour

Fundraiser combines talks, walk and wine tasting

Captured beauty

Photo of Useless Bay selected for cover of Land Trust calendar

  • Oct 5, 2018

Suva sails away with awards at boat festival

Schooner ‘People’s Choice’ at Seattle wooden boat festival

Haunting of Coupeville: Events throughout the month offer thrills, chills

On Monday morning, Coupeville residents awoke to find their quaint, seaside town had suddenly turned spooky. Throughout the month of October, the Haunting of Coupeville… Continue reading

Autumn flavors: Whidbey offers perfect fall ingredients for your table

A chill is in the air and farmers markets are overflowing with freshly harvested produce. It’s the time of year for warm, comforting food and… Continue reading

Society shaking the family tree

Langley Archive and Research Center to help search for family history