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Community readying for Thanksgiving potluck

The 18th annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner is scheduled for 12-2 p.m.…

  • Nov 17th, 2016

Sustainable turkeys expensive, but delicious

A rafter of turkeys graze Kevin Dunham’s homestead. They also stretch their…

Restored Sheep Barn gets new designation

The first time Harrison Goodall stepped inside the structure known as the…

Winds of change don’t stop outdoor recreation on Whidbey

‘There’s no bad weather, just bad clothing,’ says birder Govinda Rosling, a Whidbey Audubon member

Oak Harbor students named to All-Northwest, All-State bands and choirs

Professional musicians credit experience as instrumental in choosing music career

Oak Harbor NJROTC students place 1,500 flags on veterans’ graves

Window on Whidbey: Reader photo

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Arts & About: What’s happening in the arts on Whidbey

• “FINE ART IN THE SEASON OF LIGHT” is on exhibition at…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

Soaring through fall

By Megan Hansen mhansen@whidbeynewsgroup.com

A salute to veterans

The Oak Harbor community honored its veterans Friday morning during a program…

Restored Sheep Barn gets new designation

The first time Harrison Goodall stepped inside the structure known as the…

First eight months marked by generosity, expressions of good will

The following is a message from Capt. Geoff Moore, commanding officer of…

Navy Band presenting free holiday concert in Oak Harbor

Navy Band Northwest will present a free holiday concert for the local…

Oak Harbor family credits ‘guardian angel’ with saving baby

This week marked a milestone in Ethan Edwards’ young life. On Wednesday,…

Community Harvest slightly behind in donations

Around the time Skip Pohtilla was about to call it a day…

Community honoring veterans living among them

An Oak Harbor retirement community will honor 62 veterans during its 6th annual Veteran’s Day program

Navy League gathers partners for community vets celebration

Oak Harbor Navy League will honor Veteran’s Day with annual program at Oak Harbor High School.

Births

WhidbeyHealth AARON DALE STOCKMAN, 7 pounds, 13 ounces was born Oct. 25.…

  • Nov 5th, 2016

Windstorm scare moves Island County Museum auction to January

Although the windstorm that was forecasted to wreak havoc on Whidbey Island…

Halloween fun on Pioneer Way

By Michael Watkins mwatkins@whidbeynewsgroup.com

Chaotic comedy takes flight in Oak Harbor

When Duvan Andres Aaron Lopez is at work, he is a Navy…

Lions hard at work renovating park kitchen shelter

The Coupeville Lions Club has been hard at work renovating the kitchen shelter at Town Park.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

New transitions program teaches living and working skills in Coupeville

Dave Caffarel made himself right at home, finding the couch so cozy,…

Art school celebrating 30 years Saturday with auction event

The Pacific Northwest Art School is inviting the public to attend its…

Island County Museum reschedules auction for January

Although the windstorm that was forecasted to wreak havoc on Whidbey Island…

Pumpkin Races spark creative competition

Coupeville’s Great Pumpkin Race was greater than ever this year, with more…

Crockett Barn hosts Community Potluck Friday

Bring a dish to share, along with your own plates and utensils,…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Whaling season of 1916 yields a catch of 268 for the year

Whaling season of 1916 yields a catch of 268 for the year

Births on Whidbey Island

WhidbeyHealth Medical Center LEONARDO GREGORY SINGLETON, 5 pounds, 8 ounces, was born…

  • Oct 29th, 2016

Oak Harbor family welcomes baby girl on Oct. 20

Tony and Amy Peplinski are proud to announce the birth of there…

Oak Harbor professor attends royal wedding

Oak Harbor’s Bernd Fischer serves as consultant to Albanian prince, attends royal wedding

Pacific Northwest Art School celebrates 30 years in Coupeville

Some of the country’s best art instructors have long known about Coupeville’s…

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Pearl Harbor veteran from Oak Harbor dies

Johnson was aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was struck by torpedoes the morning of Dec. 7, 1941

‘November’ brings election season chaos to WICA stage

Regardless of what side of the political spectrum on which you stand, it’s been an absurd year …

Cancer survivor heals through writing book: Whidbey author discovers strength through battle

Rognan doesn’t sweat the small things anymore. She’s learned to look at life differently and live more simply — in her case, in the comfort of a small cabin on a farm.

Pickard honored guest at Island County Museum fundraiser

Muriel Pickard continues to amaze her daughter. Pickard is 93 yet is…

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Art & About

Here's what's happening in the Whidbey arts scene.

  • Oct 4th, 2016

Program tells your road’s story

Behind every road name is a story. The subject fascinates Brian Grimm, who was born and raised on Whidbey Island. The Bayview resident started a community potluck series seven years ago called “South Whidbey Back Roads,” which invited people knowledgeable about road name histories on South Whidbey to share their stories.

‘South Whidbey Back Roads’ program looks to expand to rest of Island County

Community potluck series that focuses on origins of road names on South Whidbey is starting again

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Gasper named Rotary student of the month

Gasper recognized for excellence in academics, track

  • Oct 1st, 2016

Longtime businessman leaves more than $290,000 to WhidbeyHealth Hospice Care

One local man continued his daily act of “paying it forward” until the end.

  • Oct 1st, 2016