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South Whidbey Homeless Coalition donation by Rotary

South Whidbey Rotary clubs donate to Homeless Coalition

Last Friday, the two Rotary Clubs on South Whidbey presented Executive Director Jonathan Kline of the Whidbey Homeless Coalition with checks totaling over $2,000, plus… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2021

 

South Whidbey Homeless Coalition donation by Rotary

South Whidbey Rotary clubs donate to Homeless Coalition

Last Friday, the two Rotary Clubs on South Whidbey presented Executive Director Jonathan Kline of the Whidbey Homeless Coalition with checks totaling over $2,000, plus… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2021

 

Annual Whidbey Gardening Workshop grows online this year

The island-wide gardening event is back this year after it was cancelled due to the pandemic.

 

Whidbey writer’s hospice book released in paperback

Oak Harbor author Karen J. Clayton’s book, “Demystifying Hospice: Inside the Stories of Patients and Caregivers,” is now available in paperback. Clayton’s book was published… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2021
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Therapy dogs go online

Reading with Rover pairs pooches with young readers

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Lead actress Shannyn Sossamon talks with filmmakers Andrew Morehouse, left, and Nate Bell while filming “The Hour After Westerly” at the Fort Casey Inn. Photo by Wes Anthony/Firehouse Creative

Film featuring Whidbey free to view temporarily

“The Hour After Westerly” is free to view online until Jan. 17.

Lead actress Shannyn Sossamon talks with filmmakers Andrew Morehouse, left, and Nate Bell while filming “The Hour After Westerly” at the Fort Casey Inn. Photo by Wes Anthony/Firehouse Creative
Mead maker Jeremy Kyncl pours a tasting glass of Hawthorn Tulsi Mead, a blend of hawthorn berry and holy basil, in the new Whidbey tasting room of Hierophant Meadery. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

From bluff to bluff: Meadery off to sweet start

Hierophant Meadery in Freeland features local honey in its sweet brews.

Mead maker Jeremy Kyncl pours a tasting glass of Hawthorn Tulsi Mead, a blend of hawthorn berry and holy basil, in the new Whidbey tasting room of Hierophant Meadery. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
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WI Drive helping to get the elderly, disabled where they need to go

A Langley woman gives rides to people in need in her new van named “Cookie.”

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A Hero for All Time: Research reveals a decorated former Fort Casey soldier

Coupeville woman writes book about local WWI soldier who gained Col. George S. Patton’s admiration.

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Bakery moves to new location

Chris’ Bakery is in a new location with a new owner.

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I Love You

Wendy’s manager shares the love one drive-thru customer at a time

April DiDonna tells Oak Harbor Wendy’s customers she cares.

I Love You
Goodall arranges some food in the to-go window, where customers pick up their food from outside.

New cafe in town adapted to COVID world

Langley Kitchen has adapted to the times.

Goodall arranges some food in the to-go window, where customers pick up their food from outside.
Dianne and Dave Binder, owners of the Anchorage Inn in Coupeville, said they are ready to retire and have listed the large Victorian for sale. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Coupeville B&B goes on the market for $1.3 million

The owners of the Anchorage Inn in Coupeville are ready to retire.

Dianne and Dave Binder, owners of the Anchorage Inn in Coupeville, said they are ready to retire and have listed the large Victorian for sale. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
The Whidbey Island Chicken meets young fan, Aria Smith, and her dad, Josiah, on Saturday morning in Oak Harbor. Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Winging it

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get you to crack a smile.

The Whidbey Island Chicken meets young fan, Aria Smith, and her dad, Josiah, on Saturday morning in Oak Harbor. Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Jamie Farage demonstrating how the photo booth works. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times

New Clinton store encourages shoppers to buy local

The Whidbey Artists Collective, located at Ken’s Korner, has become a perfect place for artists.

Jamie Farage demonstrating how the photo booth works. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times
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Spa wins $45,000 PSE makeover, spot on Evening Magazine

A Coupeville spa won a contest for a small-business energy efficiency and cosmetic makeover.

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Dahl, Doug

With most traffic laws, the police can exercise discretion

Road Rules column shares some driving insight.

  • Dec 15, 2020
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Hoppin’ around the Christmas tree

Floral designer brings Langley’s well-known critter to life

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An unexpected pairing of Baby Yoda and Santa in a jet plane are the stars of this home’s Christmas display, located just off of Southwest Swantown Avenue in Oak Harbor. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

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Bringing on the holiday color, whimsy with Christmas lights

An unexpected pairing of Baby Yoda and Santa in a jet plane are the stars of this home’s Christmas display, located just off of Southwest Swantown Avenue in Oak Harbor. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Nolan Mailliard from Mailliard’s Landing Nursery in Oak Harbor said Christmas cacti and other indoor plants are great gifts this holiday season. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Nolan Mailliard from Mailliard’s Landing Nursery in Oak Harbor said Christmas cacti and other indoor plants are great gifts this holiday season. Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times