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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

 

Top 4-H student of the year reflects on experiences | Whidbey Island Fair

SWHS grad Camden Miller participated in the horse division for years, switched to cattle this year

 

What I learned about my father through the Vietnam War

A Herald writer’s curiosity about his father’s years in Vietnam led to understanding for them both.

 

Whidbey residents collaborate for Pride picnic

Organizers plan to make Langley Pride Picnic a new tradition, hope to see Pride Parade return

Giraffe Heroes has a long reach that’s growing

There aren’t any live giraffes in Langley, but the blue Giraffe Building on Second Street houses the headquarters of a worldwide organization dedicated to supporting… Continue reading

Cool cars at Cool Bayview Nights Car Show

Best in Show award went to 1965 Mustang convertible

Falcon softball player enjoys helping others

For Natalie Wilmoth, it is all about service. Wilmoth, a recent high school graduate, was a standout softball player for South Whidbey High School the… Continue reading

Whidbey’s elusive river otters: Professor to discuss study of the sleek creatures on July 17

Whidbey Island is considered a special place by many, and that goes for a particularly cute marine mammal as well. After failing to find river… Continue reading

Sweet treats to beat the heat

If you’ve just returned from the Farmer’s Market with some seasonal produce and aren’t sure what to do with it, you’re in luck. We asked… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2019

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s July art events

FIRST SATURDAY Langley Art Walk is 5-7 p.m, Saturday, July 6. Galleries downtown on First and Second Street will host receptions and showcase local artists.… Continue reading

Glass guild fuses art, science in new show

Whidbey Island is a mecca for glass artists, which is not only great for the artists but also allows locals to enjoy pieces of unusually… Continue reading

The best bargains around: Lions Club annual sale this weekend

Coupeville Lions Club celebrates 40 years of thrifty treasures

Strawberry Daze celebrates abundance

Two-day event at Bell’s Farm is a great pick for family fun

Dollhouse for donation: Tiny house a mini masterpiece

Upon close inspection, it resembles a house like any other. A grand house too — a three-story dream house with a sprawling spiral staircase, eight… Continue reading

Young girl sells art for school

River Stewart hasn’t even entered kindergarten yet, but she’s already contributed in a major way to her future school district. And she’s not done yet.… Continue reading

Maxwelton button winner announced

The Maxwelton 2019 Button Winner has been announced as 11-year-old Abigail Knott. She is very excited about winning the button contest, according to the Maxwelton… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Totem pole journey leads to Coupeville

With heads bowed and eyes closed, islanders and visitors from afar prayed as one for the orca captured from the waters of Penn Cove more… Continue reading

‘Prelude to a Kiss’ explores life and love with a touch of fairy dust

Soul swappping at heart of WICA’s romantic comedy

SWHS 2019 valedictorian Carli Newman

Looking back, moving forward

Two top graduates at South Whidbey High School, Class of 2019

SWHS 2019 valedictorian Carli Newman

Langley Whale Center putting spotlight on authors June 22

Langley Whale Center invites the community to meet authors at the “Spotlight on Local Authors” event as part of Orca Action Month. This is a… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019