The quiet race for South Whidbey’s state representative seat just got a bit more interesting with the emergence of a…
Nathan Gilles is an artist. His medium is wood, his focus Native American carving. He makes bowls, masks, drums, boxes, hand tools — pretty much anything in the genre. He even made a traditional dugout canoe once, which you may have seen. It’s been on display in front of the museum in Coupeville for years.
Michael Clark, a 63-year-old Coupeville resident, crashed his plane into Saratoga Passage on Friday and waded away with nary a scratch. In fact, the only victims in the potentially fatal accident were Clark’s aircraft, a Pipistrel Virus touring motor glider valued at about $85,000, and his dripping and nonfunctional smartphone.
No, it’s not a typo. It’s Whidbey General Hospital’s new name.
Organization officials announced the change Thursday in Langley at the first of a series of island-wide, town-hall style meetings. CEO Geri Forbes delivered the news.
A wedding planner, photographer, florist and a host of other industry vendors and support businesses will have some extra work this winter thanks to the second annual Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour this past weekend.