Life

‘Monologues’ a tapestry of women’s voices on stage

Whidbey joins 20th anniversary global events

 

‘Conductor’ leads night of laughs, rich desserts and fund-raising

The annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Saturday was an evening filled with laughter, competition and giving back. The new emcee, self-proclaimed “Conductor of Fun” Jim… Continue reading

 

At the scene of the murder of merlin Mariner at Whale Bell Park, Officer Polly Graph and Ashford Gris break up a fight between the murdered man’s fiancé Goldie Digger and his estranged wife Rainy Gray. Detective I.B. Fuzz and Coroner Gus Gruesome, right, are shocked. Photo by Kramer O’Keefe.

It’s a “Whale of a Tale” in Langley Feb. 24-25

By BETTY FREEMAN For Whidbey News Group For 34 years, Langley has been the scene of a “murder” in late February. Amateur sleuths come to… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018

 

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Remembering a whole lot about a land that time forgot

It’s always good to hear visitors marvel at our beautiful sights here on the Rock. Last fall, while taking a stroll on the Ridge Trail… Continue reading

National fiddlin’ champions perform in Freeland Sunday

Bee Eaters to buzz Dancing Fish Vineyards

Ladies! Be smart. Watch out for your heart

Local cardiac screening saves lives

Living the motto ‘neighbors helping neighbors’

Volunteers can still sign up for Hearts & Hammers

Whidbey Playhouse has a winner with “The Producers”

Cast, costumes, set, singing all stand out

Wine and spirits in chocolate a sweet Whidbey treat

Vintners expect a full house for annual tasting tour

Island Unseen: It’s time to end high school exit testing in Washington state

It’s time to end exit testing requirements for Washington state high school students. Setting the bar high to ensure high school graduates achieve an adequate… Continue reading

“Friends” joining Whidbey’s state parks

Volunteers to patch up public’s playgrounds

Sound Water Stewards seek more volunteers

Extensive training teaches science of the sea

A basket for every nook and need

Success comes by accident for Oak Harbor artist

New play, new roles for The Bard’s women

‘Fan fiction for Shakespeare nerds’

Athlete, honor student named Rotary student of the month

The Rotary Club of Oak Harbor chose Weston Whitehead as its Student of the Month for January 2018. Whitehead is a senior this year and… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018

Habitat for Humanity of Island County celebrates 50th housewarming

Lindsey Shannon can’t bring herself to climb higher than two steps up a ladder. But that didn’t stop her from helping a team of Habitat… Continue reading

Seminar targets firearms safety

A safer community is the goal of a new free firearms seminar being offered by Pacific Indoor Tactical, a recently-opened Oak Harbor shooting range and… Continue reading

On a mission to help hoarders

Downsizing, clearing clutter also part of Oak Harbor business

Rockin’ A Hard Place: Happy trails to you, until we meet in Coupeville

Over Christmas and New Year’s, some friends sat around our house sharing favorite memories over hot cider. I chimed in with the best toy I… Continue reading

Balancing life with a ‘Great Dane cane’

Big service dog makes big difference for Oak Harbor woman