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You had to be there to really appreciate the atmosphere when Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama gave his acceptance speech Thursday night in Denver.
A young Navy man died as a result of an accident that occurred late Tuesday night near Oak Harbor when the motorcycle he was driving struck a house, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Electronic warfare is the bread and butter at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, but it doesn’t enjoy such a high priority across the military.
Having come off a weekend with the Lions Car Show, Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival, Highland Games and Fidalgo Avenue Block Party and Pig Roast, one would think Whidbey Island already has enough festivals. One would think wrongly.
When John McCain’s campaign likened Barack Obama to Paris Hilton and Britney Spears last week, millions of Americans were outraged by the comparison. Others couldn’t help but wonder what would have happened had Ms. Hilton and Ms. Spears been elected, say, eight years ago, and how their first cabinet meeting might have gone.
The North Whidbey Lions Club this weekend will make people forget that gas is over $4 a gallon, that tiny cars are in vogue, and that American car companies are struggling just to survive.
Let’s face it, Thanksgiving dinner is rather boring. For all the buildup to the big holiday, all we do is eat, chat a bit between… Continue reading
A call to action is needed to protect Whidbey Island’s great but endangered social gathering places.We are speaking, of course, of our recycling centers, formerly… Continue reading