Jayne Quig of Vashon works with pastels to capture an Ebey’s Prairie farmscape in Coupeville Wednesday as part of the Northwest Pastel Society’s Paint-Out.   - Photos by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Artists paint up the island: Camp Casey hosts group that spends week capturing sights

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 6:00AM

25 painters from Western Washington spent the week on Whidbey Island for the Camp Casey Paint-Out, put on by the Northwest Pastel Society.


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North Beach, West Beach and Cranberry Lake at DPSP

There are several locations within Deception Pass State Park that a person could spend an entire day: Bowman Bay, Cornet Bay, and Rosario Beach (plus the satellite sites: Kikutali Preserve, Dugualla State Park and Ben Ure Island), but most folks wanting to check out the “4,134-acre marine and camping park with 77,000-feet of saltwater shoreline, and...

Hauling in a real-life kraken: Giant squid snagged by Oak Harbor middle schooler a rare find

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 1:20PM

The only thing certain in Peyton Horn’s mind was that whatever was on the end of his fishing line, it wasn’t a salmon.

Having fun helps land prize pink at derby

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

Sarah Holm beamed a bright smile while holding up her mighty, first-place winning fish at the Freeland Ace/Fishin’ Club Pink Salmon Derby on Saturday.

Church Notes

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 4:00AM

Here's what's happening at Whidbey Island churches.

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Do you like the idea of transforming some of the wood from the post office Garry oak into large acorns?


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