Life

Retired zoology prof restores a wetland wonder

When Dr. Sievert Rohwer moved to Whidbey Island in the early 1980s, he remembered seeing large migrations of salamanders trying to cross Cultus Bay Road.… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2018

Cloudstone: Where art grows in earth

Sculptors to honor Hank Nelson’s visionary work

Plant sales a blooming bounty for garden clubs

It’s raining plant sales this month as community garden clubs kick-off growing season with annual fundraising events. The first sale, hosted by Greenbank Garden Club,… Continue reading

Volunteer fire fighters and EMTs honored at awards banquet

South Whidbey Fire/EMS honored volunteer firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and their families at its annual awards dinner recently. The event opened with a presentation… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018

A few good vets

Bandmates share laughter on stage

Whodunit revealed at Whidbey Playhouse

Cast cleverly conceals murderer in Agatha Christie’s ‘The Hollow”

Quirky collection framed in ‘Found Objects’

Glass artist Richard Marquis reveals ‘stuff’

‘Just Another High School Play’ at SWHS

Drama club stages two plays in one

Plenty of Easter bunny love at Fuzzybutts

Baby bunn-bunns abound at Oak Harbor farm

‘Giving to the Givers’

Marines wrapped in quilts and gratitude

Easter events calendar

Friday, March 30 Community Good Friday Service, noon, March 30, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 6309 S. Wilson Place, Clinton. Seven congregations gathering for soup at… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018
“NW Sunface” by Gina Michel.

Glass fuses with music in ‘Glassical Gas’

Piano gets new tune in art exhibit

“NW Sunface” by Gina Michel.
Some rhododendrons possess a velvety underside on the leaves that act as a moisture collector.

Changes bloom at Meerkerk

New paths mark perennial gardens

Some rhododendrons possess a velvety underside on the leaves that act as a moisture collector.
Vivienne Duchanne performs with Queens of the Island by night at Off the Hook in downtown Oak Harbor on the second Tuesday of every month. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Life is a drag

‘Queens of the Island’ reeling in Whidbey fans

Vivienne Duchanne performs with Queens of the Island by night at Off the Hook in downtown Oak Harbor on the second Tuesday of every month. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Wirth named Washington National Geographic State Bee semifinalist

Eva Wirth, a seventh grader at South Whidbey Middle School and daughter of Teresa Nero-Wirth and Geoff Wirth, was notified by the National Geographic Society… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2018

Twins’ art spotlighted in gallery show

Dan and Mike Burroughs: ‘Brothers with Brushes’

Enter your best outdoor photos in the Land Trust photo contest

It’s time to showcase the natural beauty of Whidbey and Camano islands with your best outdoor photographs. The Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s annual photo contest… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2018

Making art out of life’s leftovers

‘C.R.A.P.’ coming back for annual show

Annette Barca: Scout lessons continue in life | HOMETOWN HERO

Everyone knows by experiences that life isn’t fair, and life isn’t easy. One of the reasons this is true is that each person is an… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

Langley welcomes Ugandan ‘Dance of Hope’ next month in Langley

Whidbey Island will host a youth dance group from Uganda for two weeks in March as part of its North American tour. The local visit… Continue reading