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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

Recalling a year of service 74 years ago

Erma Aldous still remembers startling a patient awake when she covered him with a blanket as the evening cooled. “He stared up at me,” she… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times. Lynn Hyde stands inside the Haller House, a historic home that her nonprofit group recently purchased in order to preserve it.

Nonprofit buys historic Whidbey house

It doesn’t have central heating, barely has any plumbing and raccoons live upstairs, but the historic value of the 150-year-old Granville and Henrietta Haller House… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times. Lynn Hyde stands inside the Haller House, a historic home that her nonprofit group recently purchased in order to preserve it.

Traveling the world one string at a time

Guitarists combine music, history in novel concert

Pink belts battle cancer

Martial arts school fundraiser helps South Whidbey resident

‘Tear Jerkers’ camp on South Whidbey

After a summer of tow and go, they gather for ‘last bash’

Rotary fights against global scourge

‘In our lifetime, polio will be eradicated’ — Nick Wildeman

Pumpkin pie is elementary

Plant the pumpkin, bake the pumpkin, eat the pie

Fishin’ Club hooks members with a diversity of meetings

Northwest Native art to be discussed Thursday

Art and About

Uncommon Threads, 15th Annual Whidbey Weavers Guild show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 and Sat. Nov. 3 at Nordic Hall, 63 Jacobs Road Coupeville.… Continue reading