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Free ‘Star Party’ is Friday night

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

 

Community invited to the Loft event Saturday

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

 

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

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

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

Horsing around in Coupeville

Trail rides and therapy part of equesterian enterprises

New book explores 75 years of NAS Whidbey history

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

Birds of prey featured at annual Raptor Day in Coupeville

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

Island Unseen: Bad news, free shoes and spectacular views

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

Wine event to benefit United Way

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

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

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

Fort Casey offering day of family fun

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

  • 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…

Dock crabbing at Cornet Bay is about to become one-third less fun

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net…

Pinks are here, Bush Point remains a popular spot

Fifteen or 20 years ago, anglers were able to reel in salmon…

Visitors flock to 53rd arts and crafts festival

Once again, thousands of visitors and hundreds of vendors filled the streets…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

N. Whidbey car show rumbles through town

While the Coupeville Arts &Crafts Festival was going on, others gathered in…

It’s Italian! Pop-up replaces pies at Greenbank Farm monthly

Couple cooks up and serves authentic cuisine

Window on Whidbey: In the scope

Check out this snapshot from Whidbey Island.

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Coupeville Festival ‘feels’ good for felt, other fiber art

15,000 expected for this weekend’s annual art and music gathering

Window on Whidbey: Hydrangeas in bloom

Enjoy this snapshot of the region’s foliage.

  • Aug 5th, 2017

Whidbey’s piano man inherits grand collection

He doesn’t play, but he’d like to sell, sell, sell

Window on Whidbey: A little patch of blue

Enjoy this snapshot of Whidbey Island.

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Naval engineers ‘plant’ greenhouse

Naval engineers turned out Monday to help build a greenhouse for Crescent…

Coupeville High School honor roll

The following Coupeville High School student made honor roll for second semester:…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Fort Casey celebrating lighthouse, volunteers Saturday

Fort Casey State Park is inviting the public to celebrate Admiralty Head…

Oak Harbor fire hydrant gets whimsical makeover

Artist Lizbeth Cort resigned her position on the Oak Harbor Arts Commission…

Best of Whidbey: Learning Whidbey through a camera lens

When it comes to owning a photography business, success can come with…