Life

Plenty of Easter bunny love at Fuzzybutts

Farm is the hoppiest place in Oak Harbor

Easter events calendar

Friday, March 30Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, 8:30-9:30 p.m., March 30, field next to Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 32630 SR 20. For 7th to 12th… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2018

Whidbey has (lots of) talent

Auditions attract 88 singing, dancing, kicking, musicial kids

“Waiting for Hassana” by Ifunanya Maduka

Lunafest features ‘films for, by and about women’

Fundraiser also helps local women and girls

“Waiting for Hassana” by Ifunanya Maduka

Making out like, well, Bandits

The tension was palpable Tuesday night in the Oak Harbor Elementary gymnasium. David Ybarra’s eyes lit up as the scores for each team were announced,… Continue reading

Island Unseen: Snurfin’ USA

“Some one was drawing water and my teacher placed my hand under the spout. As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into… Continue reading

Glass fuses with music in ‘Glassical Gas’

Piano gets new tune in art exhibit

Rotary honors March Student of the Month

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor recognized Cami Bristow as its March Student of the Month. Bristow is a junior at Oak Harbor High School. She… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2018
Ethan Worthington opened his business, Holodeck Virtual Reality, last year in Langley. He shows customer Silvana Iosve how to use the gear that will transport her to another world.

Boarding the ‘Holodeck’ in Langley

‘Trekkie’ taking his customers to new dimensions

Ethan Worthington opened his business, Holodeck Virtual Reality, last year in Langley. He shows customer Silvana Iosve how to use the gear that will transport her to another world.

Miss Oak Harbor pageant crowns royalty

The 2018 Miss Oak Harbor Scholarship Pageant reigned in new royalty and awarded more than $16,000 in scholarships this week. The following contestants were crowned:… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Spotting a few moments of world peace during Musselfest

The first weekend in March I toiled as a volunteer over a hot grill, cooking and selling “prairie dogs” at the annual Coupeville MusselFest to… Continue reading

Celebrating 45 years of St. Patrick’s Day parades

Saturday’s Grand marshal Irish in name only

Changes take root at Meerkerk

New paths mark perennial gardens

Music connects kids, cultures

Uganda’s ‘Dance of Hope’ in residence on Whidbey

Clinton resident Paul Lischeid submitted this photo of great blue heron at Deer Lagoon on South Whidbey for the 2018 calendar.

Enter your best outdoor photos in the Land Trust photo contest

It’s time to showcase the natural beauty of Whidbey and Camano islands with your best outdoor photographs. The Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s annual photo contest… Continue reading

  • Mar 7, 2018
Clinton resident Paul Lischeid submitted this photo of great blue heron at Deer Lagoon on South Whidbey for the 2018 calendar.

Twins’ art spotlighted in gallery show

Dan and Mike Burroughs: ‘Brothers with Brushes’

Rotary seeking grant applications

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor is seeking applications for its sixth annual Community Service Grants Program. Rotary initiated its Community Service Grants in 2013 to… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

Cutting the pool baby in half

The water surface was as smooth as glass during its last week of limited operation in mid-February, when it was open to accommodate the OHHS… Continue reading

Spooning up art from life’s leftovers

‘C.R.A.P.’ coming back for annual show

Celebrations, events planned to honor of 40th anniversary of Ebey’s Reserve

Special events throughout 2018 will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, a community partnership that has preserved, maintained… Continue reading