Kate Daniel

Kate posted 199 stories to South Whidbey Record.
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Volunteers to spruce up Bayview cemetery

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on South Whidbey will once again host its annual day of service and remembrance Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Sep 9th, 2014 9:41pm

Langley art project aims to promote global friendship

Walking along First Street or Cascade Avenue in Langley recently, passersby may have noticed a colorful new 150-foot-long art installation.

  • Sep 9th, 2014 9:39pm

Langley hosts first Arts Alive day

For Langley resident Kim Tinuviel, colors have always struck a special chord. The musician, photographer, multi-media artist and painter recalls a childhood filled with symphonic hues and multi-colored melodies, something she continued to experience as a young adult attending Juilliard and which she would later find to be called synesthesia.

  • Sep 5th, 2014 10:36pm

Art project aims to promote global friendship

Walking along First Street or Cascade Avenue in Langley this weekend, passerby may have noticed a colorful new 150-foot-long art installation. The Northwest Language Academy recently teamed up with the city of Langley to promote what Josette Hendrix, Northwest Language Academy founder and director, is referring to as a “global friendship art project.

  • Sep 5th, 2014 10:02pm

Six Bowls project unites a community with shared stories, recipes, art

One year ago, six ceramic and glass artists shaped six unique bowls which would pass through the hands of six poets and dozens of island residents, uniting the Whidbey community in gatherings and conversations about life, art, food and more.

  • Sep 4th, 2014 11:49pm

South Whidbey students back for new school year

School is in session at the South Whidbey School District. Kids put away their swimsuits and donned their backpacks today, bidding farewell to summer break as a new school year began.

  • Sep 2nd, 2014 9:20pm

Beyond Skill: Figurative painter Golucho visits Whidbey

Throughout the art world, Spanish painter Golucho’s works are regarded as emotional, provocative and masterfully crafted. But according to the painter, philosopher and poet, his artistic technique is a vessel through which he delivers a much deeper message.

  • Sep 4th, 2014 11:49pm

Longtime South Whidbey school board member Fred O’Neal resigns

Fred O’Neal, a longtime South Whidbey School District board member, handed in his resignation at the school board meeting Wednesday night.

  • Aug 30th, 2014 1:00am

South Whidbey educator in hospital following rollover car crash

Teresa Wheeler, a teacher for South Whidbey School District, is presently in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center according to the assistant director of the Media and Communication department, Susan Gregg.

  • Aug 30th, 2014 12:21am

Whidbey woodworkers show at Woodpalooza

If a tree falls in a Whidbey forest, Pat McVay will hear it.

  • Aug 29th, 2014 9:57pm

Long history of Freeland Hall recalled at centennial

Freeland Hall was built as a venue for unity and support in a budding community — a place where the First Thursday Club, which eventually joined with the Community Activity Club to form the existing Holmes Harbor Activities Club, could meet to discuss issues of the day, and a place where hundreds of families would come to gather to celebrate matrimony, important achievements, birthdays and life throughout the years.

  • Aug 26th, 2014 9:32pm

Parks board passes on purchase of more Trustland Trails land

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District passed on buying 10 acres of potential trail land.

  • Aug 26th, 2014 9:19pm

Collateral damage: South Whidbey poet discusses trauma through poetry

Linda Beeman, an award-winning poet, Whidbey resident and friend of a soldier who confessed to Beeman he suffered from post-traumatic stres disorder, turned her stories and those of others into a book of poetry about the many facets of the conflict in Afghanistan.

  • Aug 22nd, 2014 11:05pm

Unitarian Universalists to offer sexuality education program

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Freeland will host a nine-month sexuality education program for seventh, eighth and ninth-grade students starting next month.

  • Aug 22nd, 2014 10:56pm

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey seeks the roots of family trees

The a convicted murderer is in the family isn’t exactly what Langley residents Graham and Jackie Johnson hoped to discover when they began researching a bit of family history.

  • Apr 14th, 2015 10:40pm

Vocal group SlapHappy celebrates 10 years of humor on Whidbey

SlapHappy isn’t a typical a cappella group. The band, which is composed of Matt Bell, Mark Arand, Gabe Harshman and Cameron Gray, has been performing their signature act, which Bell describes as “30 percent funny, 30 percent cool and 30 percent pretty,” for 10 years.

  • Aug 19th, 2014 10:10pm

New conductor takes lead at Saratoga Orchestra

After a two-year search, the Saratoga Orchestra has chosen Anna Edwards as its new conductor and music director for the 2014-2015 season entitled “Soaring to New Adventures.” The orchestra advisory committee, board of directors and community took part in the selection process. The concert season will begin in early November.

  • Aug 19th, 2014 9:51pm

Freeland meal packaging event to help children in need across Africa, Caribbean, U.S.

Mike Mellison, a retired part-time Freeland resident and full-time humanitarian, is helping the Whidbey community lend a hand to others. At 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 and 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, Mellison and other volunteers will gather at the Island Church of Whidbey in Langley to assemble nutritious meals for kids in need.

  • Aug 15th, 2014 11:06pm

Take a walk on the Whidbey side during the art tour

Sue Taves may not be able to turn water into wine; but she can turn stone into water. Taves, who has been sculpting since the early 1990s, has been working with the theme of natural elements in her work for the past several years. Most recently, Taves said, she has been exploring waves, their shapes and volumes, the way the light plays on their surfaces.

  • Aug 15th, 2014 10:57pm

Langley shows its ‘Queer’ Pride in new parade

When Langley resident Claire Moore and her partner, Marsha Morgan, marched in their first Gay Pride Parades in 1976, they were spat on and cursed at; opposing passersby and picketers hurled items into the parade line. At 2 p.m. on Sunday, the couple took to the street once more for a very different kind of pride parade: Langley’s first Queer Pride Parade. Instead of being cursed at, the couple and their fellow parade participants were cheered on. Instead of being spat on, marchers were greeted with solidarity and smiles as they made their way from Langley Middle School through downtown.

  • Aug 12th, 2014 11:00pm

Freeland Hall still a community affair after 100 years

Freeland Hall, known to many as “the big brown building on the hill,” turns 100 this month.

  • Aug 12th, 2014 9:36pm

Whidbey Island Winery presents ‘shakin’ the vines’

For those who prefer their merlot with a splash of rock n’ roll, The Whidbey Island Winery will continue with its annual “Shakin’ the Vines” concert series Saturday evening. The summer series kicked off last month with a dash of folk and Americana via Ian McFeron and will continue Saturday with the critically acclaimed and locally famous songstress Janie Cribbs along with her new group, the T. Rust Band.

  • Aug 9th, 2014 2:00pm

Artist works on pinball mecca

Tim Leonard, owner of Heavy Metal Works in Langley, restores pinball machines which can be found in local venues such as the Whibdey Children's Theater and Callahan's Firehouse.

  • Aug 8th, 2014 10:12pm

SLIDESHOW | 90th annual Whidbey Island Area Fair

The 90th annual Whidbey Island Area Fair continued through the weekend with plenty of fun and sunshine.

  • Aug 6th, 2014 8:08pm

Organizers pick Langley to host island-first Queer Pride Parade

For Logan Weiler and many other members of the LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual) community, it is also a term which, having been re-appropriated, denotes identity.

  • Aug 5th, 2014 9:55pm

Whidbey fair celebrates 90th, bids farewell to an old friend

The county fairgrounds were abuzz with excitement Saturday morning as island residents prepared for the Whidbey Island Area Fair’s annual parade and the third day of festivities.

  • Aug 5th, 2014 9:53pm

Thrift stores to host Whidbey Island Treasure Hunt

Any frequent thrift shopper knows the thrill of discovering a hidden treasure among heaps of discarded curtains, sweaters and VHS tapes. Whidbey Island non-profit thrift stores are banding together for the first annual Whidbey Island Treasure Hunt Friday, Aug. 8 and Saturday, Aug. 9 to raise money for their respective organizations and granting thrifty shoppers a chance to have some fun and discover oddities, antiques, collectibles and simple good deals.

  • Aug 1st, 2014 10:33pm

Whidbey Island Area Fair changes carnival provider

The Whidbey Island Area Fair will have a new carnival provider this year. The fair board has hired Davis Amusement Cascadia rides to replace Paradise Amusements after years of complaints about subpar service, according to Sandey Brandon, treasurer and fair administrator.

  • Jul 29th, 2014 9:49pm

Restoring Whidbey Island Area Fair history, one room at a time

At the 90th annual Whidbey Island Area Fair, Timothy Hull is opening a second history area which contains the more recent archives and photographs, mostly from the 1980s on.

  • Jul 29th, 2014 9:47pm

Treasures old and new set sail at the ‘Whateva You Gotta Regatta’

The shores of Lone Lake were anything but lonely Saturday afternoon as dozens of sailors and their respective boats set sail on sun-kissed waters.

  • Jul 29th, 2014 9:44pm

Civil rights activist, hero honored as grand marshal

Grethe Cammermeyer will be leading the Whidbey Island Area Fair parade as grand marshal during Military Appreciation Day Saturday.

  • Jul 29th, 2014 9:23pm

South Whidbey artists show works at Brackenwood

Since Rene Neff, who is also a city councilwoman, opened Brackenwood in 2009 it has been home to several renowned Pacific Northwest artists. Day, a sculptor with 40 years of professional art experience who has been living in both Istanbul and China for the past six years, is returning to Langley for the month of August to show his works at Brackenwood before returning overseas. He is joined by two other featured artists, Langley resident Pete Jordan and Freeland resident Ginny O'Neill.

  • Jul 25th, 2014 11:16pm

Kids learn lights, camera, action on streets of Langley

More than 20 aspiring young filmmakers took to the streets of Langley Monday afternoon to begin scouting the ideal location in which to film their original movies during the 10th annual Film Camp.

  • Jul 25th, 2014 11:01pm

A joyful noise, Whidbey Island Music Festival returns

The hills will come alive with the sound of music during Whidbey Island Music Festival’s ninth annual summer concert series.

  • Jul 22nd, 2014 9:58pm

Freeland author to relaunch children’s book on 90th birthday

Jacquie Milligan has been many things: painter, mother, writer for shows like “Hawaii 5-O” and “The Mickey Mouse Club,” Boeing customer support specialist, founding member of the Whidbey Island Writers Conference Committee, “ardent fan” of Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo and published children’s book author—to name a few.

  • Jul 19th, 2014 2:00am

Double, double toil and trouble: Shakespeare festival offers twice the drama

Zora Lungren performed in her first play, “Romeo and Juliet,” when she was a seventh grader attending Langley Middle School. Today, in a vintage theater tent propped in the field behind that same middle school, she is preparing to relate what is known in theater circles as “the unplayable scene.”

  • Jul 21st, 2014 3:41pm

Clinton resident offers haven for soldiers’ canine friends

The men and women who serve our country are confronted with an array of challenges, particularly when stationed far away from home; but one Clinton resident is working to ensure that finding care and temporary residence for their canine companions is not amongst them.

  • Jul 16th, 2014 12:00am

Thousands celebrate 39th Choochokam

The seaside streets of Langley brimmed with light, laughter, art and music this weekend during the 39th annual Choochokam Music and Arts Festival.

  • Jul 15th, 2014 9:55pm

Young thespians learn life lessons

In a bright orange, 2,400-square-foot canvas tent propped in the field behind Langley Middle School, a handful of young thespians are learning the importance of being earnest.

  • Jul 11th, 2014 10:48pm

SLIDESHOW | 99th Maxwelton Independence Day Parade

Maxwelton celebrates its 99th Independence Day parade.

  • Jul 8th, 2014 10:36pm

Parade brings out the crowds, sun to Maxwelton

The sun shone warmly and a salty sea breeze wafted through the streets as hundreds walked, peddled and drove to take in the 99th annual Maxwelton Independence Day Parade.

  • Jul 9th, 2014 7:11pm

Choochokam returns to take over Langley

Choochokam Arts Festival will return to downtown Langley July 12-13.

  • Jul 11th, 2014 4:08pm

Whidbey authors, environmentalists pen title for land trust

When Elizabeth Guss first arrived on Whidbey Island, she felt that she was home. Her affinity with the island never waned and Guss, along with friends Janice O’Mahony and Mary Richardson, has worked to preserve its natural treasures. Most recently the trio joined creative forces to pen a new book entitled “Whidbey Island: Reflections on People and the Land.”

  • Jul 7th, 2014 4:49pm

Whidbey authors pen title for land trust

Whidbey residents Elizabeth Guss, Janice O'Mahony and Mary Richardson co-authored "Whidbey Island: Reflections on People and the Land." Proceeds from book sales will be donated to the Whidbey Camano Land Trust.

  • Jul 7th, 2014 5:25pm

Maxwelton parade brings fun, solidarity

The sleepy community of Maxwelton will come alive for the 99th time later this week with the annual Fourth of July parade.

  • Jul 2nd, 2014 7:21pm

South Whidbey schools’ technology spending may drop

The South Whidbey School District may spend a bit less than planned on technology supplies this year.

  • Jul 1st, 2014 11:11pm

Whidbey residents quest for fibers, farms | CORRECTED

When Mary Donaty was 10 years old, she fell in love. This love was unlike any other — assertive, quirky, with a penchant for eating hair bows. And the object of her affection? A llama.

  • Jun 29th, 2014 2:55pm

Celebrate America to light up Freeland

The 20th annual Celebrate America festival will light off in Freeland next week. Continuing a tradition of fun and entertainment, the Thursday, July 3 event takes place in Freeland Park on East Shoreview Drive.

  • Jul 1st, 2014 3:33pm

Community blossoms in South Whidbey Garden Tour

Residents will have the opportunity to glimpse into the private gardens of their neighbors and admire some of South Whidbey’s most luscious floral delights this weekend.

  • Jun 27th, 2014 5:41pm