Life

Cadets help relocate Garage of Blessings

Friday was moving day for Garage of Blessings, and the Oak Harbor Sea Cadet Corps arrived in force to help. The cadets, members of the… Continue reading

Lions garage sale this weekend

Unpacking for the annual Coupeville Lions Club Garage Sale is a bit like a treasure hunt. As Lions and volunteers open the three barns worth… Continue reading

South end in running as ‘nicest place to live’

Reader’s Digest Magazine has named South Whidbey a finalist in its Nicest Places to Live in America 2017 contest. The reason? It’s a community that… Continue reading

Window on Whidbey: A splash of pink

Enjoy this snapshot from Whidbey Island.… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Island students named to UW Dean’s List

Students from the Coupeville and Oak Harbor were named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter 2017 Quarter. To qualify for… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2017

Oak Harbor drops regular-season finale / Babe Ruth baseball

The Oak Harbor Babe Ruth baseball team couldn’t overcome a rugged first inning and fell 15-8 to Mount Vernon Thursday, June 22, at Clover Valley… Continue reading

Coloring Whidbey in black and white

Photographer John Olsen prefers subtle contrasts to “pretty postcards”

Jacob Ebey House in need of additional volunteers

The docent program at the Jacob Ebey House is in dire need of more volunteers. Sally Straathof, a ranger with Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve… Continue reading

Window on Whidbey: Keeping Whidbey clean

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  • Jun 20, 2017

Fort Casey gets a makeover with new features

If anyone can appreciate the most recent improvements at Fort Casey State Park, it’s Jon Crimmins. Nearly 40 interpretive panels have been installed at the… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2017

Public invited to ham radio operator’s Field Day June 24-25

Whidbey Island ham radio operators will be among thousands nationwide to switch on their shortwave radios at remote locations to practice emergency communications capabilities during… Continue reading

Applications being accepted for Miss Pioneer Way Pageant

The second annual Miss Pioneer Way Pageant is currently accepting applications. This pageant is open to girls ages 3-12 who have travelled along Pioneer Way.… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017

Couple leaves buzz of Seattle to create own buzz on Whidbey

It’s easy these days to be amazed by the background and accomplishments of the growing number of folks who move to the Rock to begin… Continue reading

Window on Whidbey: A nice day to walk the bridge

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  • Jun 13, 2017

Top Ten: Journey to academic excellence

June is a busy time for seniors at Oak Harbor High School. If they aren’t busy cramming for that all-important final, they’re doing whatever they… Continue reading

Great paper toss of 2017

As graduation nears, Oak Harbor High School seniors gather to toss all of their cares of the past school year into the air. Well, actually,… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2017

Coupeville cancer survivor focuses on living life to fullest

She started her speech with an apology. Dawnelle Conlisk was sorry about her whispery voice. Six weeks earlier, Conlisk underwent surgery that she knew would… Continue reading

Camp Casey serving up tours of Colonel’s House

On a recent tour of the Colonel’s House, it wasn’t hard to guess one of the favorite resting spots of commanding officers who once presided… Continue reading

Window on Whidbey: Eagle swoops for snack

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  • Jun 9, 2017

Window on Whidbey: Discovering a peer’s art

Enjoy this snapshot of an event on Whidbey Island.… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017