Karina Andrew

South End school board candidates talk priorities

The candidates focused on facility maintenance and the availability of trade-oriented electives.

 

Pastor Greg Steible, left, and church stewardship chair Jim Rohrback present Mother Mentors Director Kate McVay with a check for $10,000 on Sept. 12. (Photo provided)

Whidbey Presbyterian donates to Mother Mentors

The church presented Mother Mentors Director Kate McVay with a check for $10,000 on Sept. 12.

 

Chewbacca is affectionate, playful and full of energy. He is up for adoption at the Whidbey Animal Improvement Foundation after being abandoned in a field off Highway 20 near Coupeville. (Photo provided by Shari Bibich)

‘Chewie’ ready for a home

A very good boy is searching for a forever home after being abandoned in a field off Highway 20.

 

Port to hold public hearing about proposed tax levy

The Port of Coupeville is seeking community input about creating an industrial development district.

Jenni Ward installs the more than 300 pieces of "Spore Patterns" by hand at the Price Sculpture Forest. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Mushroom-inspired piece grows in sculpture forest

A new installation joined the many nature-themed artworks in the Price Sculpture Forest this week.

Jenni Ward installs the more than 300 pieces of "Spore Patterns" by hand at the Price Sculpture Forest. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
From left, Sarah Gallella, Jill Jackson and Erin Tombaugh take a sip of tea during their bows. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Live theater returns to Whidbey Playhouse with three-woman show

The Playhouse’s first show of the long-awaited season will be “Tea for Three.”

From left, Sarah Gallella, Jill Jackson and Erin Tombaugh take a sip of tea during their bows. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Two Whidbey residents were injured in a two car crash on Highway 20 Monday morning. (Photo provided by North Whidbey Fire and Rescue)

Two injured in Highway 20 collision Monday morning

Two Whidbey residents were injured when a car struck another car that was turning onto Highway 20.

Two Whidbey residents were injured in a two car crash on Highway 20 Monday morning. (Photo provided by North Whidbey Fire and Rescue)
Isadora and Mateo Jimenez Campos stop for a picture with the wolf pup mascot. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Coupeville Wolf Pups come back to school

Coupeville students and teachers had their first day of school on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

Isadora and Mateo Jimenez Campos stop for a picture with the wolf pup mascot. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times

Rep. Larsen stops by earmarked projects

The appropriations bill has passed the House of Representatives and awaits review by the Senate.

Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times
Community members stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance while listening to a South Whidbey School District board meeting. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

School Board delays decision on Pledge of Allegiance

Future school board meetings will be online instead of in person.

Community members stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance while listening to a South Whidbey School District board meeting. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
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Oak Harbor's famous chicken dances with the crowds at the Oak Harbor Music Festival Saturday. Ever the trendsetter, it appears a flock of fans have copied his signature pose while he struts about the town during the multi-day music festival.

Free-range fun

Oak Harbor’s famous Chucky Chicken danced with the crowds at the Oak Harbor Music Festival Saturday. Ever the trendsetter, it appears a flock of fans… Continue reading

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Oak Harbor's famous chicken dances with the crowds at the Oak Harbor Music Festival Saturday. Ever the trendsetter, it appears a flock of fans have copied his signature pose while he struts about the town during the multi-day music festival.
Photo provided by Ted Mihok

Whidbey Lions clubs provide medical supplies to Mexico

The Oak Harbor, Coupeville and Central Whidbey Lions Clubs’ influence extends far beyond the island.

Photo provided by Ted Mihok

North, Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers holding September work days

The upcoming work days were rescheduled from their usual May dates because of the pandemic.

Blue Fox to host Relay for Life cancer research fundraiser Sept. 10

Relay for Life is coming to the Blue Fox Drive-in to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

Town’s restroom lease goes to pot

Coupeville’s business hub is no longer a place for residents or visitors to, well, do their business.

Andrew Curtis drops off groceries at a home in Clinton on a delivery run for Whidbey Deliveries. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

South Whidbey grads run grocery delivery business

Graham Colar and Andrew Curtis deliver groceries and run errands on South Whidbey.

Andrew Curtis drops off groceries at a home in Clinton on a delivery run for Whidbey Deliveries. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Thomas Bancroft will teach an online series on raptors, hosted by the Whidbey Audubon Society. (Photo provided by Whidbey Audubon Society)

Whidbey Audubon hosts classes on spotting raptors

The classes, taught by Thomas Bancroft, will take place each Tuesday from Sept. 7 to Oct. 5.

Thomas Bancroft will teach an online series on raptors, hosted by the Whidbey Audubon Society. (Photo provided by Whidbey Audubon Society)

Audience interrupts school board meeting with Pledge of Allegiance

Board members had just approved the agenda when audience members stood and began saying the pledge.

Kite fliers gather for the Whidbey Island Kite Festival in 2019. The Festival is one of many end-of-summer events happening on Whidbey Island. (Photo courtesy of Whidbey Island Kite Festival)

Summer ending with plethora of Whidbey events

Summer is winding down, but Whidbey residents can still end the season on a high note.

Kite fliers gather for the Whidbey Island Kite Festival in 2019. The Festival is one of many end-of-summer events happening on Whidbey Island. (Photo courtesy of Whidbey Island Kite Festival)

Whidbey Presbyterian donates to Homeless Coalition shelter project

The renovation project was a source of controversy earlier this year because of the location.