Life

Whidbey Cribbage Club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

‘It’s a mental challenge and sometimes a verbal challenge’

 

Clinton resident, Vietnam veteran honored at ceremony

Clinton resident Jim Thompson, a former Marine, was recently the guest of…

  • Nov 18th, 2017

 

Chamber tree decorating contest gives nonprofits chance to win cash

The Langley Chamber of Commerce is inviting South End nonprofits to adopt…

  • Nov 18th, 2017

 

Island Bohemian in Greenbank aims to energize artistic life

European idea with Whidbey whimsy

Clinton girl named 4-Her of the Year

On Sunday, Nov. 12, Island County 4-H named Madison Ellerby-Muse, of Clinton,…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

South Whidbey churches collect gifts for Western State Hospital

Those at Western State Hospital have a few new things to smile…

Conservation district taking orders for bare root plant sale

Through Jan. 31, Whidbey Island Conservation District is accepting online orders for…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Whidbey residents see the border for themselves, document experience

When Coupeville residents Paula and Tim Keohane were on one of their…

Schools Foundation distributes nearly $20,000 in classroom grants

Thirteen teachers recently got some great news during a surprise visit from…

  • Nov 11th, 2017

Monitoring the Smith and Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve

In Puget Sound a few miles west of Oak Harbor are two…

Over 50 people attend outdoor classroom celebration

The Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom marked its 20th anniversary with a celebration event…

  • Nov 9th, 2017

Table tennis Tuesdays at Bayview Hall

Every Tuesday night, the frequent pinging sound of bouncing plastic balls and…

Sophia Nilsen inducted into International Nursing Honor Society

Sophia Nilsen was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Angelica Janda earns masters degree

Angelica Janda has earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Pontifical Catholic…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Fostering South Whidbey’s writing talent

As pens were scribbling and writers bounced ideas around the room, the…

Freeland residents, merchants team up to improve sheriff’s office

Freeland residents Pam and Curtis Eames recently initiated a cleanup and beautification…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

New chef at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club specializes in seafood

Steve Anderson is the new chef at Useless Bay Golf and County…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Spooky, fun Halloween happenings across Whidbey

Run, walk, dance, trick, treat, roll a pumpkin down the street

Greening congregation brings ‘Rooted and Rising’ weekend

The Whidbey Island Greening Congregations Collaborative will host two functions this weekend…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

South Whidbey grad wraps up tennis career with honors

Amelia Weeks, a 2013 graduate of South Whidbey High School and senior…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | Thursday, Oct. 19, 1967, Tuesday Oct. 27, 1992 and Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002.

50 years ago Editor: Dan Stebbins 400 gal/min. well in Clinton “The…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Two South Whidbey women travel to Malawi to provide aid

Two members of the local Days for Girls organization recently headed to…

Pups, owners strut their stuff in Bayview

Those who passed by Bayview Corner Saturday afternoon might have thought Halloween…

Pope, Burns named as homecoming king, queen

Being inclusive of their fellow classmates and showing generosity were among the…

Day of the Dead: vibrant flavor of Mexican holiday brought to Bayview

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is unlike any…

Two students earn honor roll following summer quarter

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

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Cancer patient dedicates commissioned sculpture to oncology nurses at WhidbeyHealth

More than 50 donors, nurses and well-wishers celebrated the unveiling of a…

  • Oct 18th, 2017

Clinton resident pens book on life in Hollywood

Living among Hollywood’s glitz and glamour is a pipe dream for most.…

Star Store owners recognized by city | KUDOS

Gene and Tamar Felton, owners of the Star Store, were recently awarded…

  • Oct 14th, 2017

HISTORY CORNER | October 12, 1967 and October 12, 2002

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

  • Oct 14th, 2017

Jaeci’ona Lee Butler | NEW ARRIVAL

Jaeci’ona Lee Butler was born on Sept. 28 to parents Ki’eve Butler…

  • Oct 14th, 2017

Playing father, daughter roles comes easy for this family duo

When Mikkel and Annika Hustad were cast as father and daughter respectively…

Juliana Mary Zavatsky | NEW ARRIVAL

Juliana Mary Zavatsky was born on Oct. 1 to parents Robert and…

  • Oct 14th, 2017

Langley resident lands dream job as aerial imaging pilot

Whenever Langley resident Aaron Simpson is in the air, he feels like…

Freeland resident, FEMA contractor wins Mr. South Whidbey 2017

Freeland resident Daniel Goldsmith was crowned this year’s Mr. South Whidbey on…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Over 10 graduate from Skagit Valley College

Over 10 South Whidbey and Greenbank residents graduated from Skagit Valley College…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Clinton resident receives volunteer of the year award from progressive association

Clinton resident Elisa Miller received the volunteer of the year award for…

  • Oct 6th, 2017

Clinton bread maker rises to plan public classes

There aren’t too many things Clinton resident Jim Hicken enjoys more than…

High school junior appointed to South Whidbey School Board as representative

South Whidbey High School junior Erin Brewer was sworn into her position…

  • Sep 30th, 2017

Festival celebrates Whidbey’s little ones

For kids, Community Park was the place to be on Saturday. The…

Hot composting gathers steam on South Whidbey

Those who compost are well aware that it’s a lengthy process to…

HISTORY CORNER | Sept. 28, 1967 and Sept. 22, 1992

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

NEW ARRIVAL | Jasmyn Jean Lynn Anderson

Jasmyn Jean Lynn Anderson was born on Sept. 14 to parents Joseph…

  • Sep 23rd, 2017

Twelve awarded AAUW monies

Twelve young women on Whidbey Island were recently awarded $900 scholarships from…

  • Sep 23rd, 2017

WHIDBEY BIRDING | Harvey the hawk is one luck bird

Have you watched the YouTube videos of “Harvey,” the Cooper’s hawk that…

Gypsy jazz takes over the Village by the Sea

A stroll through downtown Langley this weekend could be a sensory overload.…

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

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

Outcast Theater play addresses gender identity in kids

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