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New owner buys Freeland’s popular Whidbey Art Escape

Do-it-yourself craft spot bids good-bye to Tina Beard

‘Bearing’ it for New Year’s Day tradition

Polar Bear Plunge attracts hundreds on sunny day

Art & About gallery shows for January 2019

FIRST SATURDAY Langley Art Walk is 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Galleries host receptions and showcase stunning art by talented local artists. WHIDBEY ART… Continue reading

Sound Waters University set for Feb. 2 in Langley

Registration begins Dec. 28 for all-day classes on Salish Sea

<strong>Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.</strong>
                                Sarah Bergquist of Waste Wise holds a pile of cords that have been recently donated at the Coupeville WSU Waste Wise location, totaling 140 pounds.

Recycling help available for Christmas lights, power cords

Waste not, want not. The WSU Waste Wise of Island County wants to help people make wise “waste” choices this holiday season by getting rid… Continue reading

<strong>Photo by Maria Matson/Whidbey News Group.</strong>
                                Sarah Bergquist of Waste Wise holds a pile of cords that have been recently donated at the Coupeville WSU Waste Wise location, totaling 140 pounds.
LeRoy Bell plays at Whidbey Center for the Arts Jan. 19. (Photo provided)

LeRoy Bell back on Whidbey Jan. 19

Popular performer at festivals takes to WICA stage

LeRoy Bell plays at Whidbey Center for the Arts Jan. 19. (Photo provided)

Watch out for polar bear plunging Tuesday

Double Bluff tradition dives into 2019

‘King of prime rib’ wins state honor

South Whidbey Legion Post chef is named Volunteer of the Year

‘First Impressions’ draws out viewers’ reaction

Meredith MacLeod’s 100-day portrait project on display until Jan. 1

Plunge into 2019

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the 2019 Polar Bear Dive in Freeland for an icy-cold jaunt in the water. It will… Continue reading

(Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Times)

Season’s Eatings

Recipes to keep the holidays tantalizing

  • Dec 21, 2018
(Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Times)

‘Flying Bear’ offering last-minute wreath-making

Langley shop filled with greenery for the season

Girl Scouts’ book drive benefits school library

Moonracker customers help full reading wishlist

Couple’s 30,000 Christmas lights

Annual holiday light show at Clinton home is a tradition for many

Mayer spreads Christmas warmth, cheer

Kids quilts made with love by 90-year-old seamstress

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