Life

Conservation District holding 50th anniversary photo contest

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Whidbey Island Conservation District, and to celebrate, the district has launched its first-ever photo contest. Entries are… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Monitoring the Smith, Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve

In Puget Sound a few miles west of Oak Harbor are two islands and an aquatic reserve that need special permission to visit. The Citizen… Continue reading

Annual Vets Day program Saturday in Coupeville

The Central Whidbey community will honor veterans Saturday during the annual Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony. The event, organized by the Central Whidbey Lions Club, will… Continue reading

Rockin’ A Hard Place | Is there anything more useless here than an umbrella?

About this time of year, as the drizzle sets in and the darkness hastens earlier every day, friends who visit the Rock from America sometimes… Continue reading

Providing therapy on all fours in Las Vegas

‘Nitro had a lot of tears on his back’

Soroptimist clubs’ award deadline approaching

Helping low-income women mission of local clubs

Ping-Pong Tuesdays attracting players from across island

Every Tuesday night, the frequent pinging sound of bouncing plastic balls and excited shouts overtake Bayview Hall in Freeland. The happenings inside isn’t a party.… Continue reading

Together 65 years in marriage and missions

Ivan and Virginia Lathrop lived in Middle East, Japan

Classic film noir takes the stage at Whidbey Playhouse

‘Moid-ah’ made funny in this delightful detective tale of diamonds and deceit

Saratoga Orchestra concerts Saturday and Sunday in Freeland and Oak Harbor

Sean Brown will perform an original composition on horn

Halloween happenings abound

Run, walk, dance, trick, treat, roll a pumpkin down the street

Lofty dream takes shape in Oak Harbor

Bagels, cocktails and more on tap for old Feed & Seed

Oak Harbor science teacher back from Ironman championships

Dehydrated from the hot, humid weather of Kona, Hawaii an Oak Harbor science teacher still managed to swim, bike and run 140.6 miles to the… Continue reading

Port planning Greenbank Farm bond payoff celebration

After 20 years, the Port of Coupeville is set to make its final payment on the Greenbank Farm bond Dec. 1. And staff wants to… Continue reading

A wicked homecoming parade for Coupeville

Witches, wizard, football and floats

ISLAND UNSEEN| Cle Elum Ridge Run 25K: Sometimes, You Just Have To Show Up

A line of bibbed runners file past as we enter the Taneum Junction Campground parking lot in Cle Elum. This is not a good sign,… Continue reading

Spotlight now on Second Saturdays for Greenbank Farm artists

Photos and paintings of Denis Hill and Barbara Marks featured at Artworks Gallery

A honey of a summer on ‘Whidbee’ Island

‘If you did not produce honey this year you should find a new hobby or profession.’