Life

Photo by Jim Carroll

Hometown Hero Vicki Robin: What life’s really about

What’s the purpose of your life? Why are you here? Sometimes finding one’s purpose is the realization of what it is not. For Vicki Robin,… Continue reading

Photo by Jim Carroll

Donating to food bank will spread good cheer

For many, this time of the year is a time to make good memories, eat plenty of food and exchange gifts by a cozy fireplace.… Continue reading

Tickets going fast for Whidbey’s debut film festival on Jan. 12-13

‘Femme fatales of Film Noir.’ Sultry, saucy and possibly a sell-out

Making art to make a difference

Gerber, Hudson continue their seasonal fundraising tradition

Need ideas for book lovers?

Librarians offer gift suggestions for all ages, interests

All photos taken by Whidbey Camano Land Trust

Habitat restoration underway at preserve

Whidbey Camano Land Trust working to save forest, habitat

  • Dec 7, 2018
All photos taken by Whidbey Camano Land Trust

Tiny home project has big need

An idea for a tiny-house development is starting with a regular-sized home. A South Whidbey nonprofit organization recently purchased a residence on Camano Avenue in… Continue reading

Cherished Nutcracker ballet returns to South Whidbey

A young girl, clutching a wooden Christmas nutcracker, dreams of finding her prince, while witnessing a battle scene of red-suited soldiers repelling a squadron of… Continue reading

Learn how a trombone toots and a drum rolls

Saratoga Orchestra presents annual ‘Petting Zoo’ with holiday concert

Global holiday traditions featured Saturday

Many countries represented at Langley Children’s Holiday Festival

Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.
                                South Whidbey veteran Jill Johnson holds her miniature poodle, Sophie.

Veteran wants everyone to know, women served too

Despite misconceptions, women served in Vietnam, alongside men. They mattered, and they worked just as hard. That’s what Whidbey veteran Jill Johnson wants people to… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.
                                South Whidbey veteran Jill Johnson holds her miniature poodle, Sophie.

Whidbey war memorial created at American Legion post

Names of fallen soldiers sought for Legion’s tribute

“Sheep Barn, Winter Morning,” oil painting on linen by James Tennison.
                                Part of December show at Rob Schouten Gallery, Langley.

Art & About: December features holiday shows

Gallery shows and receptions around Whidbey

“Sheep Barn, Winter Morning,” oil painting on linen by James Tennison.
                                Part of December show at Rob Schouten Gallery, Langley.

WICA presents two Christmas comedy classics

“Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant” and “Santaland Diaries” offer a double treat for the holidays

The (little) railroad Jack built

This year’s display may turn out to be Tingstad’s last

Turkey talk

Thanksgiving according to kindergartners

Seeing the Kenyan countryside on horseback

Realizing the childhood dream of an African safari is what Connie Lloyd calls a life-changing experience. The 72-year-old Greenbank resident, who admits to an obsession… Continue reading

South Whidbey Jazz Ensemble shines at UW invitational

The South Whidbey High School Jazz Ensemble had great success at the University of Washington Jazz Invitational. South Whidbey’s ensemble distinguished themselves among several nationally… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

Slow and steady wins the race

Sloth Army teaches that anyone can become active

Orca Network will be listening in on killer whales

Most of the time, it sounds like the white noise soundtrack of sleep. Or perhaps the static of a faraway radio signal. But every once… Continue reading