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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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                                <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

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                                <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

Cider Fest rules!

Sept. 29 event features freshly-pressed juice, food, music, fun for kids

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                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, “Fazkils,” at the Clinton Community Hall on Saturday.</em>

In a new book, Hollywood actor, author reflects on his life, career

Richard “Dick” Evans is an actor, writer and director with a long list of titles under his belt, and he can talk for hours about… Continue reading

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                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, “Fazkils,” at the Clinton Community Hall on Saturday.</em>

Free jammin’ and campin’ at fairgrounds added to Djangofest

The Island County Fairgrounds Campground will be filled with music later this month. And the public is invited. The Fairgrounds Campground will be the host… Continue reading

Virtuosos join forces at Djangofest

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will join forces with Grammy-winning violinist Evan Price at the 18th annual DjangoFest Northwest… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018
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                                <em>Bob Becker and his son, Bob Becker Jr., sit at Becker’s house in Coupeville. Becker turned age 103 on Sept. 11.</em>

Passing the century mark

‘It feels no different from when I was 80’

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                                <em>Bob Becker and his son, Bob Becker Jr., sit at Becker’s house in Coupeville. Becker turned age 103 on Sept. 11.</em>

Raptors ready to roost at annual festival

Get up close with nature’s hunting aviators Saturday

Celebrating an artistic legacy

When a longtime member passed away last March, her colleagues at Whidbey Allied Artists couldn’t let her 50 years worth of artwork just sit in… Continue reading