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Whidbey group proposes a whale of a name for ferry

  • Sep 5, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Sep 6, 2012 at 5:15PM

Efforts to release Penn Cove’s most famous orca from captivity has resorted to name calling.

Public celebration set for new Admiralty Head lantern house

  • 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.

Burn ban remains in effect

  • Sep 5, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Sep 6, 2012 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.

Freeland man, 21, dies after car crashes into pole

  • 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.

Man who stabbed parents sentenced

  • 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.

Red Cross app shakes things up

  • 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.

HarvestFest is Saturday in Coupeville

  • 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.

Affordable housing nonprofit fights to keep doors open on Whidbey

  • Oct 14, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Oct 16, 2012 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.

The ladles of love; Langley’s Soup Kitchen celebrates a milestone with the 1,000th lunch served

  • 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.

Island County 4-H steals the show at state

  • Oct 18, 2012 at 2:00PM updated Oct 19, 2012 at 3:03PM

Island County 4-H champions competed at the Western Washington State Fair and came away with a number of awards.

Washington State Poet Laureate teaches power of poetry to Whidbey students, public

  • 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.

Enter the lair of Halloween fare...if you dare

  • 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.

Schouten Gallery is home for the holidays

  • 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.

Blooms Winery offers $100 taste of art

  • 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.

Raven Rocks Gallery finds balance with Joe Menth

  • Oct 31, 2012 at 2:00PM

During November, Raven Rocks Gallery will feature the works of Joe Menth in a show called “Finding Balance.”

Brackenwood Gallery has small pleasures

  • 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.

Pillows, bustiers are at Museo

  • 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.

Whidbey Art Gallery has holiday gifts

  • 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.

Artworks Gallery features watercolorist

  • Nov 2, 2012 at 11:00AM

Artworks Gallery features Barbara Marks, watercolorist and acrylic painter, during November.

Fiber with a twist: Discover Whidbey’s finest fibers during Fiber Quest

  • 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.

Sleeping captain found on wrong ferry, trip delayed

  • 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.

Masked man robs Clinton bank, may have called in 911 ruse

  • Nov 28, 2012 at 8:00PM updated Nov 29, 2012 at 9:44AM

Deputies with the Island County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank in Clinton that occurred just before closing today.

Detectives release photo of Clinton bank robber

  • Nov 29, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Nov 30, 2012 at 3:49PM

The Island County Sheriff’s Office have released images of the masked man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank in Clinton last night. A man wearing a cloth mash entered the bank and demanded money, warning the employees that he wanted “no dye packs” and “no problems,” according to Detective Ed Wallace with the Island County Sheriff’s Office. The robber did not display a weapon and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. Three employees were at the bank at the time, Detective Rick Felici said.

It’s a kick: Whidbey resident turns tough times into exciting card game

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Dec 18, 2012 at 1:40PM

Combine body hurling with cards, talking like a pirate, becoming a donkey and tons of laughter and you’ve got a lively game of Donkey: It’s a Kick!, a game created by Oak Harbor resident Jayne Cleveland-Kolesar.

Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey is closed because of vicious dogs

  • Dec 12, 2012 at 6:53PM

Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey Island has been closed because of a pair of aggressive dogs that attacked two hikers Tuesday.

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