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Pagans to show their pride in Coupeville

A group will be adding a little pagan spirit to this year’s Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival. Whidbey Witches, Heathens, Druids & Pagans is holding… Continue reading

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival is this weekend

It’s going to be a big weekend for the art community and art-appreciative at the annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts festival. This year’s festival will… Continue reading

Coupeville native bringing movie to life in birthplace

As film screenwriter and director Ben Medina set out to bring his dream of making a movie to life, he knew he’d return to where… Continue reading

Berry picking leads to merry drinking

Whidbey Island’s thorny berry bushes are ripe with possibilities. The sweet fruit can be made into cobbler, jam or turned into a special batch of… Continue reading

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s August art events

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Art Gallery CALL FOR ARTISTS, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 3-5, Coupeville Recreation Hall. The festival is taking juried art gallery… Continue reading

Ride the Kraken: ‘Captain’ offers unique tours

If you and a group of people want to get somewhere on the island, Nicholas Konopik says it’s time to get kraken. The Oak Harbor… Continue reading

Pianist brings his classical music, jazz to Whidbey

Whidbey’s arts community has a new resident, and he has been busy making friends with his unusual blend of improvisational jazz and classical piano. Rich… Continue reading

Living the dream: Family to get new Habitat for Humanity home

It was Alli Gann’s childhood goal to move to Whidbey Island. But about a month after her family actually did so, it started to seem… Continue reading

A triple treat: Bicycle riders get sunshine, natural beauty and pie

Chloe Perkins liked just about everything about participating in Sunday’s Sea, Trees & Pie Bike Ride. Surrounded by family and friends, she completed the five-mile… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2019

Top 4-H student of the year reflects on experiences | Whidbey Island Fair

SWHS grad Camden Miller participated in the horse division for years, switched to cattle this year

Giraffe Heroes: Honoring those who do the right thing, regardless of obstacles

There aren’t any live giraffes in Langley, but the blue Giraffe Building on Second Street houses the headquarters of a worldwide organization dedicated to supporting… Continue reading

Journey into the African savanna

Disney’s The Lion King Jr. showing at Whidbey Playhouse through July 28

Share the shore during pup season, look but don’t touch seals

Advocates for marine mammals are making their annual pitch to beach watchers regarding dewy-eyed babies they may come across. Don’t touch the baby seals. Seal… Continue reading

A chance to learn about Whidbey waters

Guided Beach Walks program an opportunity to spot wildlife, learn about ocean

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s July art events

• SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK at Historic GREENBANK FARM is 2-5 p.m., Saturday, July 13. • ARTWORKS GALLERY featured artists for July are wood wall… Continue reading

All kids on deck: New park makes a splash

Children play in the cool water of the new splash park, Shipwreck Shores, at Windjammer Park on a sunny Monday afternoon, July 8. The new… Continue reading

Patriotism on parade in Oak Harbor

American spirit was on proud display at Oak Harbor’s Fourth of July parade Thursday. The old-fashioned parade proceeded down Pioneer Way, stretching across downtown Oak… Continue reading

Sweet treats to beat the heat

Fruity recipes from Bell’s Farm, Lavender Wind and Mutiny Bay Distillery

  • Jul 2, 2019

New Leaf employee helps keep base looking good

‘The guy we can count on’

Radio Club holds annual Field Day

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Island County Amateur Radio Club President Bob Stephens participated in Field Day, an emergency communications exercise for amateur… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019