Life

Top 10 Wildcat grads prepare for rest of their lives

Today marks a significant milestone for Oak Harbor High School students who have completed their K-12 careers and a beginning of many more significant milestones… Continue reading

Coupeville’s 2019 graduates receive diplomas, look ahead to the future

Four years. Four years of homework, friendships, classrooms lectures, competitions and the inevitable hijinks. It came to a close Friday for the 64 students who… Continue reading

June offers wide variety of art shows from woolly sheep to whales

Artists are on exhibit at OAK HARBOR LIBRARY in June, featuring paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramic art by Whidbey Allied Artists. ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents… Continue reading

Coupeville top 10 seniors reflect on high school, look to future

They’ve turned their tassels, thrown their caps and likely put their gowns in a closet where they’ll stay for the next several years. The Coupeville… Continue reading

‘Art with a Message’ packs a visual punch of youth perception

Annual exhibit on display until June 9

A hoot of religious irreverence

Delightful Dark Ages dark comedy ‘Incorruptible’ conquers Playhouse

Relay for Life

This year’s cancer research fundraiser was held 6 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday.… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

Downtown building transformed into student art gallery

Oak Harbor art teachers have long been searching for another way to display student works outside of a one-night show in a school cafeteria “The… Continue reading

Flying the flag for Memorial Day

Members of a Search and Rescue crew from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island hang along with a flag from a helicopter as it flew above… Continue reading

Summertime bites sips

Cool down, fill up or satisfy a sweet tooth with these delicious food, drink recipes

  • May 24, 2019

Whidbey’s shrimp season mighty small and plenty busy

Local waters awash in thousands of buoys, hundreds of boaters and dinner for dozens

Fabulous bingo!

Senior Resources fundraiser combines drag queens, fun

Savor Spring offers a palate pleaser of local wine, spirits and food

Six tasting locations featured this weekend on South Whidbey

Sea, Trees Pie ride offers a slice of natural beauty

It’s one thing to take in the sights of scenic Central Whidbey Island from inside a vehicle. It’s quite another to soak in all the… Continue reading

  • May 14, 2019

Orca Network not giving up on Lolita

Nearly half a century later, the fight for Lolita continues. Starting 11 a.m. Saturday, about 20 people gathered at the intersection of Main Street and… Continue reading

Approximately 55 Coupeville Elementary School fourth and fifth graders took to the streets, safely of course, Wednesday morning for the second annual Bike to School Day. Law enforcement and Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue escorted the bikers, and walkers, as part of the national initiative by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. (Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times)

Changing gears

Changing gears… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019
Approximately 55 Coupeville Elementary School fourth and fifth graders took to the streets, safely of course, Wednesday morning for the second annual Bike to School Day. Law enforcement and Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue escorted the bikers, and walkers, as part of the national initiative by the National Center for Safe Routes to School. (Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times)

Late artist’s work featured in show

Dottie Sanders was known as a prolific artist, acclaimed cook and popular entertainer. She died unexpectedly last summer, but her fellow Whidbey Allied Artists members… Continue reading

Rockin’ a Hard Place: Chef adds farming to his resume

He’s about to turn 35, so it’s only natural that a creative spirit like Tyler Hansen would feel the urge to try yet another challenge.… Continue reading

New centenarian enjoys a big birthday bash

Arta Sandstrom has lived through a century. “My whole life has been so wonderful,” she said. Her birthday was Wednesday, May 8, and her family,… Continue reading

Hearts and Hammers has annual work day

It was a big weekend for Whidbey Island Hearts & Hammers chapters, which held their annual work day on Saturday, May 4. Central and South… Continue reading