Maria Matson

Pet rehab: Dogs in ‘doggles,’ cats get post-surgery care

For dog and cat owners, seeing their loyal companions endure aches and pains can be difficult to bear. Veterinarian Stephanie Garlichs has experience helping animals… Continue reading

 

Knead & Feed closing doors after 45 years

This weekend is the final chance for residents to grab one of Knead & Feed’s famous orange rolls or cinnamon buns. The family-run business of… Continue reading

 

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s October art events

Here’s what’s happening in the Whidbey arts scene

 

Service dogs compete in ‘Puppy Olympics’ at volunteer picnic

With tails wagging and ears perked, eager canine “athletes” dashed and demonstrated their skills at the Doggie Olympics during the Summit Assistance Dogs’ annual volunteer… Continue reading

Port seeks solutions to dogs roaming Greenbank Farm

To address ongoing issues with dogs straying into farmland at the Greenbank Farm, the Port of Coupeville is considering adding fencing and signage to make… Continue reading

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s September art events

The gypsy jazz musical tradition continues with DJANGOFEST NW 2019 on Sept. 18-22. Produced by WICA, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Purchase tickets online or see… Continue reading

Clinton resident finds injured eaglet in yard

Vet responds to many calls of raptors in crisis each year, but the cases don’t always end happily

Whidbey landscapes, town scenes captured for ‘paint out’ event

Sale and exhibition Aug. 24-25 at the Coupeville Rec Hall

Getting ready for school

Ensuring students have supplies for new year

New take on thrift

‘Storage wars of Whidbey Island’ leads to unique store

Spate of events slated for Whidbey Island in next two weeks

From pig consumption to orca capture mourning to flashy cars and friendly cops, there are events on Whidbey Island running in the next two weeks… Continue reading

Book event focuses on ‘Slavery’s Descendants’

Presentation and discussion Thursday Aug. 8

New car show gets into gear

Free event is Aug. 3 at fairgrounds

Goosefoot announces results of grant cycle

Goosefoot has announced this year’s recipients of its annual community grant program, awarding $101,000 to 21 non-profit organizations that serve the South Whidbey community. Goosefoot’s… Continue reading

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s August art events

The ARTISTS OF SOUTH WHIDBEY are proud to present their 45th annual art show and sale Friday-Sunday, Aug. 2-4. The show features original paintings, prints… Continue reading

Short Story Smash at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

Flash fiction contest now allows 500 words, entries due by Aug. 1

Four days of fun: Whidbey fair has rides, animals, food, jugglers, Spider-man

It was sunshine and smiles for the Whidbey Island Fair’s opening day Thursday. The fairgounds in Langley were crowded with families and fun-lovers of all… Continue reading

Islanders join protest against detention centers

Vigils, signs and demonstrations across Whidbey Friday

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Whidbey Island Fair kicks off Thursday, runs July 18-21

Fair has showcased Whidbey Island agriculture, local talent for over 90 years

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Making dreams come true ‘When you Wish’ | Whidbey Island Fair

Children’s faces light up when they spot their heroes and idols walking across the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds, and performers from When you Wish Productions feel… Continue reading