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Janet Enzmann of Coupeville loves books, but she also likes garage space.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Little Leaguers have all-star worthy digs

Navy volunteers teamed up this week to help the Little League.

Spice aisle is good place to find love

How could he miss her, the dark-haired Irish girl with skin like a rose petal? She was drawn to his sparkling hazel eyes and salt and pepper hair.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Shining Dutch weekend

Holland Happening 2008

  • Jul 3, 2008

Lessons from the last lecture

Randy Pausch is a professor of Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, and Design at Carnegie Melon University. From 1988 to 1997, he taught at the University of Virginia. He is an award-winning teacher and researcher, has worked with Adobe, Google, Electronic Arts, and Walt Disney Imagineering, and pioneered the Alice Project. He lives in Virginia with his wife, Jai (pronounced “Jay”) and their three children, ages 6, 4 and 2.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Clown gives back Clown gives back

It’s easy to see why WAYNE LOCKE loves Emmett Kelly, Sr.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Born to fly

It is the rare high school boy who is able to meticulously fashion his life around a future that involves lofty goals soon to be realized and even loftier goals that would be considered pipe dreams had they not been formulated by Chris Olson.

  • Jul 3, 2008

The good, the bad and the fridge

I’m sad, but at the same time, I’m really happy

  • Jul 3, 2008

Water Festival makes waves in Coupeville

People had a cool place to go Saturday for what turned out to be the warmest day of the year so far.After weeks of dreary… Continue reading

Author pitches reading to audience

The question began in Seattle with, “What if everyone in Seattle read the same book?”

  • Jul 3, 2008

Whidbey Playhouse presents musical

In an evening where “girls” become “goyls” and “boys” become “fellas” along with other New York affectations, Whidbey Playhouse’s production of “Guys and Dolls” is marked by a dose of old-fashioned razzmatazz.

  • Jul 3, 2008

$8.1M boating museum under construction in Port Townsend

A whole world of boating adventures and maritime learning is available to Whidbey Islanders. All they have to do is take a boat across Admiralty Inlet to Port Townsend. Many islanders have already discovered the Wooden Boat Foundation in Port Townsend and others are working on an associated project, the new Northwest Maritime Center, an $8.1 million complex presently under construction.

Oak Harbor residents turn out to beautify native garden

Busy as the many bees gathering pollen, a dozen industrious Oak Harbor residents converged at noon Sunday afternoon, June 1, to beautify the Oak Harbor Native Plant Demonstration Garden beneath the massive limbs of the Garry oak tree at the Oak Harbor Post Office.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Whidbey familly anxiously awaiting Habitat for Humanity home

A new house implausibly constructed in less than three weeks will soon be transformed into a home. The Fassett/Wolniakowksi family excitedly counted the days until Saturday’s dedication ceremony for their new domicile, Habitat for Humanity of Island County’s newest project in Northgate Terrace. And they did not have to count very high.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Fanciful cars drive toward Greenbank

A colorful display of street rods, classic, antique and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles set against the historic 1904 Greenbank Farm will make Whidbey Island the place to be for all car enthusiasts Saturday, June 14.

  • Jul 3, 2008

After jumping through hoops, Whidbey woman earns citizenship, suffrage

In her quest to cast a ballot, Gladys Kloewer has become intimately familiar with the “runaround,” a frustrating exercise in futility made famous by unbending employees who illogically refuse, under any circumstances, to deviate from their routine. Although the United States became Gladys’ surrogate home almost 11 years ago, the Filipina citizen was denied dual citizenship. The reason? An oversight that went uncorrected.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Island County tots share artwork

Local businesses are showcasing art from some of the island’s youngest residents this month, ranging from birth to age 5. Partners in Island County for Early Learning, Island County’s Born Learning group and Sno-Isle Libraries collaborated with the Northwest Early Learning Born Learning Campaign and Thrive by Five to support a county-wide effort to display the artwork.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Whidbey mothers’ autism school will be first in state

Area residents Brandi Matros and Charity Winkler met in 2002 as mothers of autistic children. On Sept. 2, the doors will open to Winkler and Matros’ combined vision, and names: Wintros Academy, the first private school in Washington for children with autism.

  • Jul 3, 2008

Oak Harbor gala will benefit autism school

The new Wintros Academy for autistic children will benefit from a gala, including a silent auction and dancing, Saturday, June 28, at 6 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Elks Club. For ticket information call 360-628-5955.

  • Jul 3, 2008