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Popular Langley ram must cut snacks, shed dad bod

Oh, portly Romeo. His eyes are bigger than his stomach.

 

Self-led motorcycle ride aims to support local vets

The local Brothers-IN-Arms Motorcycle Club’s fundraiser is this Sunday, Sept. 27.

 

Rockin’ a Hard Place | Sarah Richards: growing lavender and setting down roots

This resume will make you blink twice and shake your head. A young woman grows up on an island surrounded by farms. In college, she… Continue reading

 

Pandemic baby has 6 names, but you can just call her CDC

The CDC initials were happenstance.

  • Sep 23, 2020

Freeland Library hosts ‘Book Thief’ discussion

The virtual discussion will be on Oct. 16.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Fundraiser to highlight mental health, local talent

Growing Veterans has a fundraiser this Friday at the Blue Fox Drive-In to support local veterans.

Jaguar, Nieder marry in Coupeville

The couple was married on Aug. 8.

New Presbyterian pastor leads virtual congregation

Greg Steible hopes to bring more service projects to Whidbey Presbyterian Church in Oak Harbor.

Possible ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on beach at Ebey’s Landing

Scientists from across the nation agreed its most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus.

Whidbey Island Grown goes virtual this weekend

Organizers hope the event will support local farms.

Happy to bee the ‘Bug Man’

Ryan Nefcy has built a reputation as Whidbey’s go-to guy for all things buggy through Facebook.

South Whidbey High School graduate Mary F. Bakeman swam from Hat Island to Whidbey Island on Aug. 29 as a way to stay busy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo provided.

South Whidbey High School grad swims from Hat Island to Whidbey

Mary F. Bakeman completed the swim in one hour and four minutes.

South Whidbey High School graduate Mary F. Bakeman swam from Hat Island to Whidbey Island on Aug. 29 as a way to stay busy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo provided.
Earth Sanctuary owner and founder Chuck Pettis stands beside a tree dedicated to his sister, Lydia Pettis. Chuck Pettis is offering others the chance to honor a loved one with the purchase of a memorial tree. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times.

The greener good: Purchase a tree as a tribute

South Whidbey’s Earth Sanctuary is offering a ripe opportunity.

Earth Sanctuary owner and founder Chuck Pettis stands beside a tree dedicated to his sister, Lydia Pettis. Chuck Pettis is offering others the chance to honor a loved one with the purchase of a memorial tree. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times.

Magnificent Crab Queens

Magnificent Crab Queens

  • Aug 28, 2020

Charlotte Daphne-Celeste Buzard Simmons-Otness

Charlotte Daphne-Celeste Buzard Simmons-Otness

  • Aug 28, 2020

Coupeville couple named Washington State Parks volunteers of the year

Two Coupeville residents have received statewide recognition for their efforts at Fort Casey Historical Park. Cheri and David Anderson are Washington State Parks 2019 volunteers… Continue reading

‘Lobster Girl’ is on a roll at this Whidbey Island food truck

There’s a lobster-roll food truck parked by a pot shop and a teen girl dancing in a lobster costume on a rural stretch of Highway… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County is preparing for the 2020 Festival of Trees, but with some social distancing measures. Because of COVID-19, Festival… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2020

From Aug. 1-31, Rob Schouten Gallery in Langley will present new paintings by painter Alfredo Arreguín. At 85, Alfredo still paints daily and continues to… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2020

Naval air museum luncheon July 23

Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum’s monthly Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 22 at the Elks Lodge, 155 N.E. Ernst St., Oak Harbor. John Hughes… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020