Life

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

Gardening workshop in full bloom

30 years of digging the dirt

‘Monologues’ a tapestry of women’s voices on stage

Whidbey joins 20th anniversary global events

‘Conductor’ leads night of laughs, rich desserts and fund-raising

The annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Saturday was an evening filled with laughter, competition and giving back. The new emcee, self-proclaimed “Conductor of Fun” Jim… Continue reading

At the scene of the murder of merlin Mariner at Whale Bell Park, Officer Polly Graph and Ashford Gris break up a fight between the murdered man’s fiancé Goldie Digger and his estranged wife Rainy Gray. Detective I.B. Fuzz and Coroner Gus Gruesome, right, are shocked. Photo by Kramer O’Keefe.

It’s a “Whale of a Tale” in Langley Feb. 24-25

By BETTY FREEMAN For Whidbey News Group For 34 years, Langley has been the scene of a “murder” in late February. Amateur sleuths come to… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018
At the scene of the murder of merlin Mariner at Whale Bell Park, Officer Polly Graph and Ashford Gris break up a fight between the murdered man’s fiancé Goldie Digger and his estranged wife Rainy Gray. Detective I.B. Fuzz and Coroner Gus Gruesome, right, are shocked. Photo by Kramer O’Keefe.

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Remembering a whole lot about a land that time forgot

It’s always good to hear visitors marvel at our beautiful sights here on the Rock. Last fall, while taking a stroll on the Ridge Trail… Continue reading

National fiddlin’ champions perform in Freeland Sunday

Bee Eaters to buzz Dancing Fish Vineyards

Ladies! Be smart. Watch out for your heart

Local cardiac screening saves lives

Living the motto ‘neighbors helping neighbors’

Volunteers can still sign up for Hearts & Hammers

Whidbey Playhouse has a winner with “The Producers”

Cast, costumes, set, singing all stand out

Wine and spirits in chocolate a sweet Whidbey treat

Vintners expect a full house for annual tasting tour