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Need rises for baking group volunteers

A volunteer coordinator is also being sought for North and Central Whidbey.

 

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They found a beautiful spot for some good friends to rest

When Jim Sherman and Michael Ferri moved to Coupeville, they brought four old friends with them.

 

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.

 

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Photos: Making a splash

Edmonds resident Janine Harles captured photos of orcas swimming along the Clinton shoreline.

  • Sep 17, 2021
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Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Dance troupe to meander ‘into the woods’

A contemporary dance company founded during the pandemic is planning its first show outdoors.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Poultry-purchasing program now available at Organic Farm School

The school near Clinton is offering its stock of broilers for people to buy for a chicken dinner.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Cadesha Pacquette sets up a pop-up picnic spread similar to one she created for a young girl’s birthday party. Pacquette said her new venture has been popular with military families celebrating a spouse’s return from deployment, anniversaries or just to have fun outdoors.

Pop-up beach picnics are a popular way to celebrate coming home

Navy wife’s new business a big hit for deployments, anniversaries

Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
Cadesha Pacquette sets up a pop-up picnic spread similar to one she created for a young girl’s birthday party. Pacquette said her new venture has been popular with military families celebrating a spouse’s return from deployment, anniversaries or just to have fun outdoors.
Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

South Whidbey vet bringing his 31-year career to a close

David Parent is accustomed to treating wildlife as often as domestic animals at his vet practice.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
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)
Photo by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times

Pick your own sunflowers at North Whidbey farm

The farm stand is now offering u-pick sunflowers from its fields north of Oak Harbor.

Photo by Emily Gilbert/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)
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)
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Welcome back: Photos from Oak Harbor’s first day of school

Oak Harbor schools had their first day Sept. 9.

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Season of live entertainment planned for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

After a year and a half of online events, WICA is planning a season of indoor, in-person events.

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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.

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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
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A rare glimpse: Gates to sculpture park open to public for two days

The Cloudstone Sculpture Park will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5.

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A virus, a trial, a judgment coming to Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

A one-night reading of “The Trial of Doctor Fuchetti” is coming to the WICA main stage this Saturday.

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Woodworking creations taking center stage at WICA Sept. 4-6

Whidbey’s biggest celebration of all things wooden is coming to the South End next weekend.

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Rockin’ a Hard Place: An irresistible urge to emerge takes hold, on and off the Rock

One of the benefits of this urge for me was recalling what I miss about our Rock while far from it.

  • Aug 27, 2021