Life

Suva sails away with major awards

Schooner ‘People’s Choice’ at Seattle wooden boat festival

Captured beauty

Winning photo will go on cover of Land Trust’s calendar

  • Oct 5, 2018

Family, fiction woven into Wood’s debut novel

Frances Wood usually deals in facts, though the names of birds she writes about do occasionally sound far fetched; bushtit, bufflehead, yellow-rumped warbler, to name… Continue reading

Art & About

Whidbey Island’s October art events

Apple Day falling earlier

Apples are ripening early this year so the annual homage to the fall fruit is also earlier. This year, Apple Day is scheduled from 10… Continue reading

It’s showtime for Mr. South Whidbey

It’s showtime for six brave guys trying to raise big bucks via their charm, catwalk, talk, wit and talent. Friends of Friends, a nonprofit that… Continue reading

Drawing to a close

Freeland owner selling popular shop, Whidbey Art Escape

Autumn flavors: Whidbey offers perfect fall ingredients for your table

A chill is in the air and farmers markets are overflowing with freshly harvested produce. It’s the time of year for warm, comforting food and… Continue reading

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                                <em>“It’s all yours now,” jokes Stacie Burgua, right, to Verna Everitt. Burgua recently retired as executive director of Whidbey Island Center for the Arts as Everitt assumed the WICA leadership role this month. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)</em></address>

New WICA director brings arts management to stage

Verna Everitt skilled in outreach, fundraising and nonprofits

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                                <em>“It’s all yours now,” jokes Stacie Burgua, right, to Verna Everitt. Burgua recently retired as executive director of Whidbey Island Center for the Arts as Everitt assumed the WICA leadership role this month. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)</em></address>

Get in costume at Senior Thrift

Costumes, decorations selling fast at Freeland store

‘South Whidbey Backroads’ meeting Sunday at Bayview Hall

Learn about the lore behind the landscape

Shaking the family tree

Since the beginning of humankind, people have told stories of who they are and how they are connected. The television mini-series “Roots” and subsequent TV… Continue reading

Aloha, Langley: Luau planned at Seawall Park

Dig out on your craziest Hawaiian shirt, figure out how to make a lei and don’t forget your uke this Saturday. Head on down to… Continue reading

Getting ex-cidered!

Cider Festival features food, fun and Muscle and Arm Farm

Church event to address racism, white privilege

‘Let Justice Roll Down’ set for Sept. 30

Bird in the Hand Festival slated for Sept. 22

Audubon’s preserved birds to be displayed at Bayview

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, Fazkils, at the Clinton Community Hall.</em><em></em>

Hollywood actor, author reflects on his life, career in new book

Richard “Dick” Evans is an actor, writer and director with a long list of titles under his belt, and he can talk for hours about… Continue reading

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                <em>Whidbey Island resident Dick Evans will be signing and selling copies of his book, Fazkils, at the Clinton Community Hall.</em><em></em>

Fall festival returns to Greenbank Farm

Sept. 30 celebration of harvest and community

Free jammin’, campin’ sessions added to Djangofest

The Island County Fairgrounds Campground will be filled with music later this month. And the public is invited. The Fairgrounds Campground will be the host… Continue reading

Virtuosos joining forces at Djangofest

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will join forces with Grammy-winning violinist Evan Price at the 18th annual DjangoFest Northwest… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018