Patricia Guthrie

Putting a Leap Year Day ring on it

You’ll be lucky, you’ll be cursed. Your crops will wilt, your sheep will nod off — permanently. And your local whale pod may be awash… Continue reading

 

Garden show blooms with bucks for Whidbey artisans

Bob Bowling hopes to earn half of his annual income in the next five days. Likewise, Linda Lee Nicol. Both Whidbey residents are among the… Continue reading

 

Record number seeking roles in Shakespeare Festival

Three plays, 46 performances and 147 days until opening night.And 218 actors vying for 20 positions. Such are the early season statistics for the Island… Continue reading

 

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                                WhidbeyWaxWorks artisan and owner Prescilla Lowry crafts candles each year for the holiday season.

Whidbey candle artist keeps spirits bright during holiday

Heat, light, combustion. Such are the basic elements of a trendy holiday gift that shows no sign of waning any time soon. Candles — in… Continue reading

Photos by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
                                WhidbeyWaxWorks artisan and owner Prescilla Lowry crafts candles each year for the holiday season.

Whidbey Queer Pride Parade postponed

May be canceled this year, organizers say

Medicare money and swing beds to help WhidbeyHealth’s financial woes

Reimbursement of $3 million expected, board told

June offers wide variety of art shows from woolly sheep to whales

Artists are on exhibit at OAK HARBOR LIBRARY in June, featuring paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramic art by Whidbey Allied Artists. ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents… Continue reading

‘Art with a Message’ packs a visual punch of youth perception

Annual exhibit on display until June 9

A hoot of religious irreverence

Delightful Dark Ages dark comedy ‘Incorruptible’ conquers Playhouse

Orrin Gorman McClellan’s words of war resonate beyond his death

‘A Soldier’s Journal, Last Supper to No Goodbye’ chronicles combat’s invisible wounds

Whale-on-whale attack called ‘unusual’ for Whidbey Island waters

It’s nature: ‘For the transient killer whales, gray whales are a part of their diet’

Whidbey’s shrimp season mighty small and plenty busy

Local waters awash in thousands of buoys, hundreds of boaters and dinner for dozens

As new CEO, Ron Telles vows to regain public trust in WhidbeyHealth

Board awards one-year contract, $330,000 annual salary with no bonuses

Savor Spring offers a palate pleaser of local wine, spirits and food

Six tasting locations featured this weekend on South Whidbey

PSE closing two Whidbey service offices this summer

Two outlets will continue to accept in-person payments

WhidbeyHealth’s Telles presents CEO to-do list to board

Making budget presentations “zing” instead of sag is one of many admirable management traits displayed by Ron Telles during WhidbeyHealth public meetings during his past… Continue reading

Grief in the middle of the ocean

Chris Jordan’s film shows the plight of man through the eyes of albatross

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                                <em>Yu Williams, left, and Polly Schweer pose on the mounds of plastic that they bundle to get ready for hauling from Freeland’s Island Recycling. “They are the miracle workers of this place,” says owner Jill Campbell. </em>

Recycling cumbersome, but as necessary as ever

Confused about plastic, glass, paper? Ask questions at transfer stations

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                                <em>Yu Williams, left, and Polly Schweer pose on the mounds of plastic that they bundle to get ready for hauling from Freeland’s Island Recycling. “They are the miracle workers of this place,” says owner Jill Campbell. </em>

The ocean under a microscope: Carla Stehr merges art and science

From Carla Stehr’s viewpoint, the ocean is very small. Tiny. Microscopic, in fact. It’s also a wondrous, liquid world teeming with all sizes of life… Continue reading

Hospital board may consider big bonus for departing CEO

Special forum attracted many, was deemed ‘positively effective’