Life

Whidbey magician pulls life lessons out of the hat

When school lets out on Wednesday afternoons this fall, some South Whidbey…

 

Langley residents honored for sending aid to hurricane survivors

Three Langley residents who sent aid to those affected by Hurricane Harvey…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

 

Ten South Whidbey students make honor roll at Skagit Valley College

Ten South Whidbey students were named to Skagit Valley College’s academic honor…

  • Sep 20th, 2017

 

Outcast Theater play addresses gender identity in kids

When director Ned Farley first read the script for “A Kid Like…

Country club’s tournament winners crowned

Five people were crowned as champions of Useless Bay Golf and Country…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Eva Mae Kathan

Eva Mae Kathan was born on Aug. 16 to parents Becky and…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Master drummer from Whidbey accepted to state roster

Saeed Abbas, a Whidbey Island resident and master drummer originally from Ghana,…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | Sept. 14, 1967 and Sept. 15 1992.

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Explore alternative medical practices on Whidbey at holistic health fair

For reiki master and teacher Sue Averett, western medicine has become somewhat…

Freeland student participates in agriculture program

Tristan Campbell of Freeland was one of 16 high school students selected…

Over a dozen South Whidbey students make Dean’s List at UW

Students from the Langley area have been named to the Dean’s List…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Trail rides, therapy part of equesterian enterprises in Coupeville

Trail rides and therapy part of equesterian enterprises

September marks 37 years for South Whidbey garden club

The South Whidbey Nightcrawlers Garden Club turns 37 this month. The club…

  • Sep 9th, 2017

Preparing to fly high for Whidbey Island Kite Festival

On Sept. 16 and 17, Camp Casey will be overrun with vibrant…

NEW ARRIVAL | Fisher Martin Booher

Fisher Martin Booher was born on Aug. 12 to Keasha Campbell of…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

South Whidbey grad teaches kids about emotions through song

Josh Turner was skeptical at first of being a children’s musician. Today,…

U-10 select soccer team wins summer tournament

South Whidbey Mutiny, a U-10 select soccer team, won the silver division…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Artist reception, watercolor exhibit, sculptures

ARTWORKS GALLERY’s featured Artist for September is Gaylen Whiteman, with a First…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Woodpalooza displays height of Whidbey’s woodworking

For members of the Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild, hand-crafted wooden furniture and…

NEW ARRIVAL | Hudson Raymond Gabelein

Hudson Raymond Gabelein was born on Aug. 3 at Providence Hospital in…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

RELIGION NOTES | Sunday, Sept. 3

Church to ponder about ‘darkness’ Unity of Whidbey will hold regular service…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Paisley Renee Laura Lee Richey

Paisley Renee Laura Lee Richey was born on Aug. 9. Her mother…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

More 4-H results from the Whidbey Island Fair

The following are 4-H grand champions and best-of-show winners at the Whidbey…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Anela Gene Diffie

Anela Gene Diffie was born on Aug. 6 to parents Tyson Diffie…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Mini horses in need of a new home

A pair of horses that look as though they’ve been shrunk with…

Paddleboarding: a stand-up way to see Whidbey’s waters

For a while Clinton resident Jake Stewart dropped and collected his crab…

Whidbey Island natives marry on Long Island

Whidbey graduates Shannon Elizabeth McAfee and Timothy James Lawson recently got married.…

  • Aug 26th, 2017

Point Roberts resident wins Whidbey Telecom competition

Whidbey Telecom recently announced that Point Roberts’ Valerie Mayer won the 2017-2018…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

More Island County 4-H results from the fair

The following are 4-H grand champions and best of show winners at…

  • Aug 22nd, 2017

Studio tour to show encaustic art is hot in more ways than one

Encaustics is hot in more ways than one

NEW ARRIVAL | Levi Daniel Hagen

Levi Daniel Hagen was born on Aug. 10 to parents Daniel and…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

Riding the glide with South Whidbey skimboard masters

For outdoor sports enthusiast Auston Reisman, skimboarding was a way to connect…

4-H winners at Whidbey Island Fair announced

The following are 4—H grand champions and best of show winners at…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Dock Stock brings live music to Langley Marina

The Langley marina might not be the first place one would expect…

Whidbey Institute celebrates progress at picnic

The Whidbey Institute celebrated the impending installation of Meadow Row North and…

  • Aug 16th, 2017

Pinks are here, Bush Point remains a popular spot

Fifteen or 20 years ago, anglers were able to reel in salmon…

RELIGION NOTES | Sunday, August 13

Unity examines commitments Unity of Whidbey hosts “To Be, or, Not To…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Landscape paintings, oil paintings, artist exhibits

MUSEO will feature works by Meg Holgate and Brian O’Neill during August.…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | August 17, 1967 and Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1992.

The following are segments of stories taken from the front pages of…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

St. Augustines gives $5,000 to Whidbey charities

St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods Episcopal Church recently presented five non-profit organizations with the…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

South Whidbey musician returns to her Irish roots, bass in hand

From the 13th to the early 17th centuries, the O’Donnell clan ruled…

Whidbey’s piano man inherits grand collection

He doesn’t play, but he’d like to sell, sell, sell

Langley resident presents checks to nonprofits

Langley resident Janice O’Mahony is donating $4,200 in total to two non-profit…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

NEW ARRIVAL | Nicole Pettitt-Frias

Carmela Nicole Pettitt-Frias was born Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at WhidbeyHealth in…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Taekwondo student raises money for Useless Bay families that lost homes in fire

As part of his test to earn a black belt from Armstrong’s…

  • Aug 5th, 2017

Whidbey kayak camp is a course in basics and fun

Although he’s paddled in waters around the world from the Grand Canyon…

Mount Vernon couple says ‘I do’

Tara Jean Fisher and Joey Lee Shosky joined together in marriage on…

  • Aug 4th, 2017

Conductors descend on South Whidbey to refine technique

When orchestra conductor Cathy Humphers Smith felt she needed more podium time…

South Whidbey son ties the knot

Chandler Thompson, a 2009 graduate of South Whidbey High School, married Michelle…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

Former Langley ethics board member receives recognition from city

Sharon Betcher received a Mayor’s Excellence Award pin at a Langley City…

  • Jul 29th, 2017