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Top 4-H student of the year reflects on experiences | Whidbey Island Fair

SWHS grad Camden Miller participated in the horse division for years, switched to cattle this year

 

Giraffe Heroes: Honoring those who do the right thing, regardless of obstacles

There aren’t any live giraffes in Langley, but the blue Giraffe Building on Second Street houses the headquarters of a worldwide organization dedicated to supporting… Continue reading

 

Journey into the African savanna

Disney’s The Lion King Jr. showing at Whidbey Playhouse through July 28

 

Share the shore during pup season, look but don’t touch seals

Advocates for marine mammals are making their annual pitch to beach watchers regarding dewy-eyed babies they may come across. Don’t touch the baby seals. Seal… Continue reading

A chance to learn about Whidbey waters

Guided Beach Walks program an opportunity to spot wildlife, learn about ocean

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s July art events

• SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK at Historic GREENBANK FARM is 2-5 p.m., Saturday, July 13. • ARTWORKS GALLERY featured artists for July are wood wall… Continue reading

All kids on deck: New park makes a splash

Children play in the cool water of the new splash park, Shipwreck Shores, at Windjammer Park on a sunny Monday afternoon, July 8. The new… Continue reading

Patriotism on parade in Oak Harbor

American spirit was on proud display at Oak Harbor’s Fourth of July parade Thursday. The old-fashioned parade proceeded down Pioneer Way, stretching across downtown Oak… Continue reading

Sweet treats to beat the heat

Fruity recipes from Bell’s Farm, Lavender Wind and Mutiny Bay Distillery

  • Jul 2, 2019

New Leaf employee helps keep base looking good

‘The guy we can count on’

Radio Club holds annual Field Day

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson and Island County Amateur Radio Club President Bob Stephens participated in Field Day, an emergency communications exercise for amateur… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2019

Navy open house draws fans of all ages to Ault Field

Although the Navy’s presence is always visible around Oak Harbor, both on the ground and in the sky, few residents have the chance to get… Continue reading

Dollhouse for donation: Tiny house a mini masterpiece

Upon close inspection, it resembles a house like any other. A grand house too — a three-story dream house with a sprawling spiral staircase, eight… Continue reading

Little chiefs

All the students at Broad View Elementary School braved the rain Thursday to welcome retiring kindergarten teacher Brenda Williams to her last day of school.… Continue reading

The best bargains around: Lions Club annual sale next weekend

Coupeville Lions Club celebrates 40 years of thrifty treasures

Oak Harbor Garden Tour to showcase a Whidbey Island couple’s ‘retirement garden’

Laura Medbury kills house plants. Looking at her lush and expansive North Whidbey garden, no one would ever guess this, however. Medbury’s garden is featured… Continue reading

The great Oak Harbor High School paper caper

Oak Harbor High School seniors discarded their old assignments in the traditional Paper Toss Wednesday. Juniors were responsible for picking up and recycling the paper… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2019

Top 10 Wildcat grads prepare for rest of their lives

Today marks a significant milestone for Oak Harbor High School students who have completed their K-12 careers and a beginning of many more significant milestones… Continue reading

Coupeville’s 2019 graduates receive diplomas, look ahead to the future

Four years. Four years of homework, friendships, classrooms lectures, competitions and the inevitable hijinks. It came to a close Friday for the 64 students who… Continue reading

June offers wide variety of art shows from woolly sheep to whales

Artists are on exhibit at OAK HARBOR LIBRARY in June, featuring paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramic art by Whidbey Allied Artists. ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents… Continue reading