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- Aug 26, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Aug 31, 2013 at 3:52PM
The Greenbank man and pizza joint owner accused of killing his wife and hiding her body in a tarp was finally arraigned Monday afternoon. Robert “Al” Baker, 62, pleaded not guilty in Island County Superior Court to the first-degree murder of his wife, 53-year-old Kathie Baker.
- Aug 26, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Aug 31, 2013 at 3:54PM
A 19-year-old man is accused of walking around Coupeville earlier this month with a sawed-off shotgun in his backpack, allegedly intent on shooting his mother’s boyfriend or, if he couldn’t find him, just firing at “someone walking along the sidewalk,” court documents alleged. Prosecutor charged Esteban Guerro in Island County Superior Court Aug. 8 with the unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of an illegal firearm. He pleaded not guilty Aug. 20.
- Sep 1, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Sep 4, 2013 at 2:46PM
The teen years are supposed to be spent finding one’s identity, but 14-year-old Hannah Armstrong has a new identity thrust upon her in the first chapter of Elizabeth George’s young adult novel “The Edge of Nowhere,” due out Sept. 4.
- Sep 2, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Sep 6, 2013 at 5:20PM
Persistent grumbling from the community about Island Transit’s plans to realign Parker Road with Highway 20 in Central Whidbey appears to have paid off.
- Sep 5, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Sep 6, 2013 at 5:15PM
Efforts to release Penn Cove’s most famous orca from captivity has resorted to name calling.
- Sep 6, 2012 at 3:00PM updated at 5:21PM
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and WSU Extension of Island County Lighthouse Program invite the public to a dedication ceremony for the Admiralty Head Lighthouse lantern house.
- Sep 5, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Sep 6, 2013 at 10:13AM
Due to a lack of rainfall, Island County residents are prohibited from lighting open fires under a burn ban approved by county Sheriff Mark Brown.
- Sep 19, 2012 at 3:00PM
FREELAND — Daniel L. Torget died in the early hours Sunday morning after his car collided with a power pole on Fish Road. He was 21 years old.
- Sep 26, 2012 at 8:00AM
A 39-year-old Freeland man who stabbed his parents with a knife in the midst of a mental health crisis was sentenced to prison during a melancholy hearing in Island County Superior Court Monday.
- Oct 5, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 3:52PM
A new app launched by the American Red Cross is custom made for people who live in or visit earthquake prone areas.
- Oct 11, 2012 at 12:28PM
The Coupeville Farmers Market hosts its annual HarvestFest on Saturday, Oct. 13 – the final market day of the year.
- Oct 14, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Oct 16, 2013 at 3:44PM
In an ironic twist, a Whidbey Island nonprofit group that helps provide affordable housing alternatives to island residents is in danger of closing its doors.
- Oct 17, 2012 at 8:00AM
The Soup Kitchen in Langley will celebrate a remarkable milestone Thursday when volunteers dish up a free community lunch for the 1,000th time. Group officials say it’s impossible to know just how many people have been fed since the kitchen’s inception nearly 10 years ago, but a rough calculation of the number of free meals served simmers around 110,000.
- Oct 18, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Oct 19, 2013 at 3:03PM
Island County 4-H champions competed at the Western Washington State Fair and came away with a number of awards.
- Oct 21, 2012 at 3:00PM
Inspired by growing up near the Hanford Nuclear Site and her own everyday life events, Kathleen Flenniken became not just any poet but a poet devoted to expanding the understanding of poetry throughout the state.
- Oct 27, 2012 at 1:00PM
Halloween’s on its way — it’s time to add a little creepy to our cuisine. Anyone can celebrate with traditional fall foods — after all pumpkins, corn and apples abound at harvest time. But for anyone who wants to add a pinch of “fear”some to their festivities, there is no shortage of disgustingly delectable dishes one can serve to party-goers with strong stomachs.
- Oct 31, 2012 at 11:00AM
Rob Schouten Gallery features the work of 24 gallery artists who are “Home for the Holidays” from Nov. 2 through Jan. 1. Art will be priced affordably, including handmade jewelry, glass flowers, starfish and ornaments for under $50.
- Oct 31, 2012 at 12:00PM
Blooms Winery’s Taste for Wine and Art features several local artists for November and December in its annual “Hundred Bucks” show. The show begins Friday, Nov. 2. Every item is priced at $100 or less during this show.
- Oct 31, 2012 at 2:00PM
During November, Raven Rocks Gallery will feature the works of Joe Menth in a show called “Finding Balance.”
- Nov 1, 2012 at 10:00AM
Brackenwood Gallery’s annual “Small Pleasures” show begins Saturday, Nov. 3. Almost all of the gallery’s artists are bringing in special offerings for this show with the caveat that the price be under $500.
- Nov 1, 2012 at 11:00AM
During November, Museo presents Denise LaRue, who will show sculptural textile pillows and decorative bustiers. David Gignac will exhibit new works in glass and steel. The show opens with an artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The exhibit will run through Nov. 25.
- Nov 2, 2012 at 10:00AM
During November, Whidbey Art Gallery features art under $100 in the “Yours Truly” show. November’s Saturday Art Walk is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
- Nov 2, 2012 at 11:00AM
Artworks Gallery features Barbara Marks, watercolorist and acrylic painter, during November.
- Nov 1, 2012 at 9:00AM
More and more, people are discovering Whidbey Island and all it has to offer, especially when it comes to fiber farmers. The third Whidbey Island Fiber Quest is scheduled to be held from Friday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Nov. 4 at various fiber farms and businesses throughout the island.
- Nov 21, 2012 at 2:45PM
FREELAND - Ferry riders from Whidbey Island are furious over cancelled sailings, the most recent caused by a sleeping captain. Wednesday morning at 4:30 a.m. the first boat out of Clinton, the Cathlamet, turned around more than halfway to Mukilteo, reported two South Whidbey residents who were on the boat, Bill Couch and Pamela Sipe. The captain announced the reason as a “staffing issue,” a problem that has become common and widely reported. However, this one was different.
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