Steve Richards, executive officer of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, was clearly enjoying himself as he sat in the cockpit of a seaplane simulator.
The Whidbey Island Area Fair starts Thursday, and with it comes an annual favorite — the 4-H Livestock Auction.
LINDA BEEMAN will share poems from “Collateral Damage,” her new book, from 3-4:30 p.m., Aug. 21, in the Oak Harbor Library meeting room, 1000 SE Regatta Drive. Her book features a scrapbook of poems and personalities. Copies will be available for purchase and signing. Call 360-675-5115.
Skagit Valley College student Ashley Simpson, of Oak Harbor, was named to the 2014 All-Washington Academic Team.
Janice O’Mahony considers South Whidbey State Park one of her favorite places to visit on Whidbey Island.
Ken Green doesn’t look at belt sanders the way most contractors do.
Visitors can bask in the relaxing aroma of Mother Nature’s healing herb during Lavender Wind Farm’s 11th Annual Lavender Wind Festival.
Navy Petty Officer Mike McCastle said he plans to feel some pain.
As she took a quick inventory of the critters she catalogued at Deception Pass State Park, Mary Jo Adams stopped at the photograph of a skinny beetle-shaped bug.
One of the first things Bo Chernikoff thought of when he heard about the cancellation of the Loganberry Festival this year was the children.
Hazel Welliver, the executive director of Harbor Tower Village in Oak Harbor, is proud of the retirement community, with good reason.
For the month of July, Garry Oak Gallery will feature the work of MIKE O’CONNELL. Visit the gallery, 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, to see his text paintings. For more information, visit www.garryoakgallery.com
RILEY OLIVIA KRONE, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, was born July 1. She is the daughter of Brock and Rebecca Krone.
DAMIAN TIMOTHY MARTINEZ, 7 pounds, was born July 2. He is the son of Sergio and Karla Martinez of Oak Harbor.
On a recent afternoon at the Keystone spit, Betty Bastai stared out at the wooden skeleton of an old wharf that served as a platform for seabirds basking in the sun.
For the 38th year, the Whidbey Island Horse Trials were held this past weekend in Oak Harbor.
At Crescent Harbor Blueberry Farm, it’s all about the Patriots.
Growing up on an Oak Harbor farm, Sheila Case-Smith remembers when it was common to spot a toad on the family property.
Leslie Franzen, branch manager for the Coupeville Library, said the library has worked with the Island County Astronomical Society before, but never for teens specifically.
Hetty Van Dijt, of Vancouver, British Columbia, has visited Deception Pass State Park since she was a child.