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Grateful Deadheaders: the group that keeps Meerkerk Gardens rockin

For some people, gardening isn’t fun. It leads to dirty hands and…

Window on Whidbey: True colors shining through

Enjoy this snapshot of Whidbey Island.

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

Whidbey Relay for Life raises cancer awareness, funds for 30 years

Jackson Young is preparing for his second Relay for Life on Whidbey…

Coupeville will ring in the whales with new bell

The first ringing of the new Coupeville Whale Bell will take place…

Window on Whidbey: Set sails for sun

Enjoy this snapshot of Whidbey Island

  • May 30th, 2017

Ebey’s Reserve works to keep up with rising popularity

The proof is in the guest book. Visitors come to the Jacob…

This little piggy mends a heart in Oak Harbor

Sirius is still adjusting to life in his new home. Anastasia Drake…

Rotary recognizes May student of the month

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor recognized Meredith Bain as its May Student…

  • May 23rd, 2017

Window on Whidbey: Eagle takes the hunt to West Beach

Enjoy this snapshot of Whidbey Island.

  • May 23rd, 2017

Backyard Bison: Oak Harbor band shreds at battle, venues around town

The band names, “Not the Cops” and “Literary Cemetery,” have one thing…

Yacht club’s oldest racer unfurls his sails for more competitions

As Jim McAlpine strolls the docks at the Oak Harbor Marina, sailors…

Garden tour combats sex trafficking

While so many Oak Harbor residents garden for recreation, exercise or to…

Whale of a tale: No day the same for Fish & Wildlife enforcement

There is no manual that outlines the proper way to tie a…

Sun shines on Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, a small group gathered at a home…

Tony Popp, familiar face on base, retires

On the first day of the rest of his life, Tony Popp…

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Giving more than a whit while off the Rock on vacation

Every once in a while I take a vacation off the Rock.…

Clinton woman spins success with industrial fiber mill

Central Avenue in Clinton is home to what appears to be an…

Friends holding info meeting at Greenbank Farm

Friends of Greenbank Farm will hold a public meeting 2 p.m. Sunday,…

  • May 5th, 2017

Enforcement officers remind clam diggers that Penn Cove beach is closed

A new rule closing shellfish harvesting at a popular Whidbey Island beach…

Window on Whidbey: No bill? No beak? No service

Want to use the boat launch? You’ve got to go through these…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Whidbey’s lone elk recovering after lengthy ordeal

Oh, Bruiser. The troubles you continue to encounter. Whidbey Island’s lone elk…

Land trust faces a hairy situation: removal of 100 acres of noxious weed

Crockett Lake is known for attracting an array of bird species, making…

Boy Scout troops aid Gifts From the Heart

The Coupeville Boy and Cub Scouts held a two-weekend event to aid…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Anglers ready to test waters for lingcod, halibut

Many Puget Sound anglers could be developing a scratchy throat and cough…

New coordinator is primed for Holland Happening

When Vicki Graham started as the new events coordinator at the Oak…

Oak Harbor Garden Club hosts show April 28-29

The Oak Harbor Garden Club will be presenting “In Praise of Prose,”…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

AAUW honors top student scholars

Dozens gathered on April 18 in Coupeville to honor Whidbey’s top female…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Annual Coupeville Garden Club plant sale is Saturday

From geraniums to to-mato plants, the Coupeville Garden Club has a reputation…

Window on Whidbey: Gray skies give way to blue

Enjoy these coloful skies over the marina.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Whidbey lakes teem with trout

The life of a rainbow trout can be short once it’s transported…

Window on Whidbey: Quit hogging all the food

The Rufus are back for spring.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Town hoping to grow renewed interest in community garden

Coupeville’s Community Garden is getting a little TLC with the hope of…

Notable: Coupeville woman makes president’s list at Cottey

REBECCA L. ROBINSON, daughter of Jack and Naomie Robinson, of Coupeville, appears…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Notable: Coupeville student makes dean’s list at Indiana State

Coupeville student JESSICA SHAFFER made the dean’s list at Indiana State University…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Lions’ centennial gets Oak Harbor mayor’s seal of approval

When Oak Harbor Mayor Bob Severns looks at the wood sign that…

Coupeville High sends 13 to state Science Olympiad

Mitchell Carroll gets a rush from soaring as a track athlete at…

Window on Whidbey: All-American bird roosts in the region

Scott Rumley‎ captured this photo of the United States’ national bird.

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Comedy helps actress cope with loss of her own

It should come as no surprise that Tess Hightower is drawn to…

Tickets on sale for ‘Live Your Dream’ event

Soroptimists from Oak Harbor, Coupeville and South Whidbey will gather 5:30 p.m.…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Comicon a super-powered success

A pint-sized Supergirl swooped through the line, posing at regular intervals with…