Whidbey Calendar

What's happening on Whidbey Island including Christmas events. Comprehensive support group listing.

  • Dec 8, 1999

How much should you be paid?

"Find up-to-date average salary comparisons for more than 3,000 job categories in any of 4,800 cities."

  • Dec 3, 1999

Marina hit by an ill wind

"Second major storm hits Oak Harbor in less than a year, damaging its breakwater again. At the same time, rotting supports force a rebuild for D-dock's roof."

  • Dec 3, 1999

“How much should you be paid, Part II”

"... Or, try this site from Redmond-based Economic Research Institute for comparison"

  • Dec 3, 1999

Comp Plan fixes could lead to court

"Lots of progress has been made, but a handful of stubborn issues could still send Island County's long-suffering growth plan to court."

  • Dec 1, 1999

Navy unveils plans for a 50-room lodge

$5.5 million building designed to house sailors being reassigned

  • Dec 1, 1999

Transit takes to the road for advice

"Island Transit could lose more than half its income in the wake of Initiative 695, unless the Legislature, or local voters, bail it out. It's setting up a series of public meetings to ask for advice on where to cut, or where to get money."

  • Nov 26, 1999

A final home for Martha

"When Martha Varner died this month, there seemed to be no one to mourn her — except for one good friend who needs help now to lay her to rest."

  • Nov 26, 1999

A transplant for life

"Terry Nowak isn't asking for much — a walk with her son; shopping with her daughter. But multiple sclerosis threatens to rob her of all that, unless a risky new treatment works."

  • Nov 26, 1999

Greenbank Farm celebrates the season

"Seasonal music, local crafts, hayrides and Santa grace the holidays at the peoples' farm"

  • Nov 24, 1999

Whidbey Holiday Calendar

Highlights of the island's upcoming Christmas season.

  • Nov 24, 1999

Great Gifts of Whidbey

"Smoked salmon, arrays of jams and jellies, zesty vinaigrettes are all part of Whidbey's local offerings. For more gift ideas: See our Whidbey Holiday Guide, published in the Nov. 24 Whidbey News-Times"

  • Nov 24, 1999

Deck the halls with wreaths and trees

Here's where to get your Christmas greenery this season.

  • Nov 24, 1999

UW study says 2 in 5 kids are in need

Kids Count report says island incomes are stagnating as child care costs rise

  • Nov 24, 1999

Coupeville is the very picture of Christmas

"Victorian town's holiday month is alive with parades, lighted sailing ships and home tours."

  • Nov 24, 1999

“Police blotter, Nov. 24”

"Life on island streets, as seen through emergency dispatch reports"

  • Nov 24, 1999

See your 1999 holiday guide

Click on our Entertainment section for a complete roundup of holiday events and gift ideas!

  • Nov 24, 1999

The Queen of Second Grade

Judy Diekman has given her students the royal treatment for 35 years. No wonder they think she's so special.

  • Nov 24, 1999

Coupeville approves room tax hike

"Extra 2 percent may help boost Island County tourism, if other government agencies go along."

  • Nov 24, 1999

“Police blotter, Nov. 20”

"News from Whidbey, as seen through 9-1-1 reports"

  • Nov 19, 1999