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Fundraisers to help Coupeville woman with a rare disorder

A woman with a rare genetic disorder is seeking support from the community. After eight months of visits to the doctor’s office, Coupeville resident Jacquelynn… Continue reading

 

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Brewery works with local farm on seasonal stout

It’s pumpkin pie in a glass.

 

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‘Spooky Museum’ promises frights for a good cause

Proceeds from ticket sales to the Spooky Museum will go toward the Save the Roller Barn effort.

 

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Restaurant owner aims to make her children proud

Yolanda Rodarte just wanted to make her daughter proud, so she opened a restaurant. Rodarte knew she wanted to own her own restaurant, and her… Continue reading

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Busy street now recognized as ‘Avenue of Oaks’

Southeast 8th Avenue has been renamed to draw attention to Oak Harbor’s namesake trees.

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The Hubble’s 30th anniversary image “Cosmic Reef” shows a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, 163,000 light-years away. The image is nicknamed the “Cosmic Reef” because the nebulas resemble an undersea world. NASA photo.

Whidbey talk features man who’s seen the dawn of the galaxies

Astronomer Bob Williams will discuss Hubble Space Telescope in this year’s Sundberg Lecture

The Hubble’s 30th anniversary image “Cosmic Reef” shows a vast star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, 163,000 light-years away. The image is nicknamed the “Cosmic Reef” because the nebulas resemble an undersea world. NASA photo.
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WICA screening movies until live theater can resume

The movies will run Friday-Sunday nights and began Oct. 9 at the popular South Whidbey venue.

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Alaura and Kennedy Williams at Sherman Pioneer Farm.

Yes, there will be Halloween

Halloween is going to be different this year. Here’s a list of COVID-safe events.

Alaura and Kennedy Williams at Sherman Pioneer Farm.
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Group’s book will lead you to the water’s edge

It may seem like getting to the water’s edge would be simple, given that Whidbey Island is surrounded by water, but there can be some… Continue reading

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Young reader benefits from deep dive into Library Picks

Young reader benefits from deep dive into Library Picks

By Kurt Batdorf Special to the News-Times Rachel Shaw and her family latched onto the Oak Harbor Library after the U.S. Navy moved them to… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2020
Young reader benefits from deep dive into Library Picks
Seeing the light: Volunteers aim to unite community

Seeing the light: Volunteers aim to unite community

North Whidbey Middle School PTA set up 800 lights - one for each student.

Seeing the light: Volunteers aim to unite community
Pop-up shop carrying bakery items opens in Langley

Pop-up shop carrying bakery items opens in Langley

The pop-up is a collaboration between several Langley businesses.

Pop-up shop carrying bakery items opens in Langley

Rockin’ a Hard Place: Smoke signal: climate change is here, even on our Rock

We don’t have all this climate change catastrophe stuff going on here on Whidbey, now do we?

Popular Langley ram must cut snacks, shed dad bod

Popular Langley ram must cut snacks, shed dad bod

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

Popular Langley ram must cut snacks, shed dad bod
Self-led motorcycle ride aims to support local vets

Self-led motorcycle ride aims to support local vets

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

Self-led motorcycle ride aims to support local vets
Rockin’ a Hard Place | Sarah Richards: growing lavender and setting down roots

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

Rockin’ a Hard Place | Sarah Richards: growing lavender and setting down roots
Pandemic baby has 6 names, but you can just call her CDC

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

The CDC initials were happenstance.

  • Sep 23, 2020
Pandemic baby has 6 names, but you can just call her CDC

Freeland Library hosts ‘Book Thief’ discussion

The virtual discussion will be on Oct. 16.

  • Sep 22, 2020
Fundraiser to highlight mental health, local talent

Fundraiser to highlight mental health, local talent

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

Fundraiser to highlight mental health, local talent

Jaguar, Nieder marry in Coupeville

The couple was married on Aug. 8.