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Couple brings New Zealand backpack brand to Whidbey

Distributors leap from buying outdoor gear to selling it

Whidbey birds winging it at Clyde Theatre

Johnsons’ new film debuts March 24, 31

‘Aging in Comfort’ to be presented March 27 by Island Senior Resources

Resource Fair to discuss Medicare, social security, caregiving and hospice

Whidbey will revel in all things Irish this weekend

Shamrocks, shenanigans, corned beef , colcannon and more

Crystal Aguilar, owner and founder of Whidbey Waiter, makes a delivery at a Coupeville office. Her business also delivers groceries, flowers, takes trash to the dump and makes Costco runs for its customers. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Group

New service aims to deliver convenience

Crystal Aguilar is here to serve Whidbey — literally. She and her team of Whidbey Waiter drivers will show up at any home or office… Continue reading

Crystal Aguilar, owner and founder of Whidbey Waiter, makes a delivery at a Coupeville office. Her business also delivers groceries, flowers, takes trash to the dump and makes Costco runs for its customers. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Group
On March 16, David Ossman and Judith Walcutt will present “Not Insane! 2020,” a comedy show with local musicians. Ossman is expected to announce his candidacy for vice president of the United States. All $20 ticket sales benefit South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers. The show is at Langley’s Clyde Theatre at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)

Hearts & Hammers fundraising benefits rescheduled

The volunteer kickoff spaghetti dinner for South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers has been rescheduled to 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15 at Langley United Methodist Church… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019
On March 16, David Ossman and Judith Walcutt will present “Not Insane! 2020,” a comedy show with local musicians. Ossman is expected to announce his candidacy for vice president of the United States. All $20 ticket sales benefit South Whidbey Hearts & Hammers. The show is at Langley’s Clyde Theatre at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)

Langley visitors get a glimpse of Hank Nelson’s artistry

‘Use your imagination and don’t be in a rush to ascertain what you see’

Outcast Productions announces lineup for its ninth season

Outcast Productions has announced plays it will perform during its ninth season. Founder and producer Ned Farley said this year’s season of plays will be… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2019

‘Women in History’ program set for Saturday in Freeland

Gone, but not forgotten. These are the historical female figures that the American Association of University Women Whidbey Island Branch are celebrating with their annual… Continue reading

Kevin Horan frames goats, sheep in whole new light

Langley photographer captures the individuality of herd animals

Many parts comprise recycled art for Bayview show

Vintage sewing machines turn into not-so-toy little tractors

Art & About for March

FIRST SATURDAY Langley Art Walk is 5-7 p.m, Saturday, March 2. Galleries host receptions and showcase local artists. WHIDBEY ART GALLERY shows many new pieces… Continue reading

Doggone ‘Mystery’ sets records for customers, canines and clues

Sleuthhounds abound at event’s 35th anniversary

Land trust launches its 6th annual photo contest

By Ron Newberry Special to the Whidbey News-Times There is natural beauty around nearly every corner on Whidbey and Camano islands. Breathtaking mountain and water… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2019

Josh Hauser and John Ball: Mystery Weekend’s ‘usual suspects’ going on 35 years

‘It’s just a blast. You don’t want to take off your costume at the end’

Orca expert’s love for whales goes way back

Howard Garrett, co-founder of the Orca Network, talks about his passion and mission

Coach: Dedication to more than a sport

Some gravitate only to those who are popular, have influence, wealth or superficial outward appearance. Mike Etzell, current hometown hero, sees and looks for a… Continue reading

Snow day after day

Many South Whidbey residents submitted photos that capture the beauty and fun of three snow storms that walloped Whidbey in just over a week, closing… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2019

Ossman & Walcutt, Hearts & Hammers together for comedy benefit

George L. Tirebiter slated to kick-off Not Insane! 2020 campaign

Do you see it? Found rock resembles image of George Washington

This rock, which she believes shows the image of President George Washington, was found on a beach by Kathy Crane two years ago. Crane said… Continue reading