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Information is being collected for the 2014 edition of the Whidbey Island Almanac published by the Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record and The Whidbey Examiner. The Almanac is an introduction for newcomers to Whidbey Island and a handy reference publication for those who live here.
Sound Publishing is gearing up for a busy Thanksgiving and Black Friday week, delivering 10 million holiday savings inserts to readers in the greater Puget Sound area.
After taking a break, Ebey Bowl is back in action.
A good 15 minutes after the store was technically closed, customers are still coming in Monday night, and Jim’s Hardware Store owner Becky Bell keeps helping them and ringing them up.
In recent years, several South Whidbey non-profit groups have coalesced around Langley Middle School.
A staple of South Whidbey, the Bayview Star Store, closed its doors Saturday.
Kevin Lungren of the Whidbey Island Fishin’ Club returns to swap fishing and crabbing reports at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers’ Market during its hours 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.
Six bands are slated to perform at Whidbey Island Winery this summer from July to August.
Clinton photographer Sandy Rubini won the Whidbey Telecom Directory Cover Art Contest with her original work, “Heather Meadows Staircase.” Rubini’s photograph will be featured on the 2013-14 Whidbey Telecom phonebook directory. The directory will be published in November.
Sandy Whiting will join Goosefoot as its new executive director Aug. 19.
Whatcom County’s smart energy program, the Community Energy Challenge (CEC), is now on Whidbey Island.
Lynne Donnelly, a t’ai chi teacher in Freeland and Coupeville, will offer a late afternoon t’ai chi class for beginners at her Freeland t’ai chi studio at 5548 Myrtle Ave., Suite 303. The class, appropriate for anyone who wants to improve their health or learn a new way of moving, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Mondays for about an hour. The first class is free.
Massy Ferguson performs July 20 for $20 at Whidbey Island Winery.
The ongoing summer fundraiser for Good Cheer Food Bank is ice cream bowl creation. Paint and keep the bowl, and get a coupon for 25 cents off ice cream at The South Whidbey Commons and 25 percent off any purchase up to a $25 discount at the Good Cheer Thrift Store.
Vibrant colors and informational displays fill an otherwise empty parking lot.
Kevin Lungren instructs even the greenest of anglers on how to catch salmon from the beach at a lesson Sunday, July 14 at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market.
Whidbey Coffee announced it is partnering with the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation in the fight against breast cancer.
Bring your family and friends to the Admiralty Head Lighthouse. It’s open daily through August, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you wold enjoy spending your summer at the lighthouse talking with people from all over the world, consider volunteering as a lighthouse host or by working in the gift shop.
Kimberly Hoctor made three sales before she even opened her Coupeville store June 15.
Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism is holding a working lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Ciao Restaurant in Coupeville to discuss the Washington Tourism Alliance and plans for funding state tourism. Special guest is WTA board member Jane Kilburn. She also serves as director of tourism development and senior counsel for communications at the Port of Seattle. A light lunch will be served with $5 per person requested to help cover the cost. RSVP with the names of guests by June 30 to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voice message at 360-929-9924.