Life

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

Celebrations, events planned to honor 40th anniversary of Ebey’s Reserve

Special events throughout 2018 are planned to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, a community partnership that has… Continue reading

Land Trust adds two new board members

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust recently welcomed two new members to its board of directors. Sally King of Greenbank and Cathy Darracott of Freeland joined… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2018

Gardening workshop in full bloom

30 years of digging the dirt

Milfs celebrating 65th wedding anniversary

Milo and Jean Milfs, of Langley, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary next month with family and friends. The couple married on March 6, 1953,… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2018

Over a dozen land on Skagit Valley College fall honor roll

Sixteen South Whidbey students were named to the Skagit Valley College academic honor roll for fall quarter 2017. To qualify, students must maintain a 3.75… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018

‘Vagina Monologues’ tapestry of women’s voices on stage Feb. 25

Whidbey joins 20th anniversary global events

A ‘Whale of a Tale’ in Langley Feb. 24-25

By BETTY FREEMAN For Whidbey News Group For 34 years, Langley has been the scene of a “murder” in late February. Amateur sleuths come to… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2018

Dancing Fish Farm to buzz with The Bee Eaters fiddlers

Acoustic concert features fiddling siblings

Puget Sound Energy Foundation awards grant

The Puget Sound Energy Foundation recently awarded more than $4,500 to the Island County Amateur Radio Club (ICARC) to create a mobile ham radio station… Continue reading

Coupeville woman earns Coastal Volunteer award

Coupeville resident Sandy Dubpernell was recently named the Jan Holmes Island County Coastal Volunteer of the Year. Dubpernell was chosen for the award in front… Continue reading

WAIF volunteer has heart for more than animals

You’re coming out of the market, groceries in your arms. You notice a person in tattered clothes sitting hunched over on a curb, holding something… Continue reading

‘Neighbors helping neighbors’ more than a motto

Hearts Hammers seeks projects, volunteers

South Whidbey Reign U-14 girls soccer team loses in state semis

South Whidbey Reign’s U-14 girls soccer team recently fell short of playing for another state championship. The Reign lost to NSC Dash 1-0 in the… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Desrosiers marries in United Kingdom | MATRIMONY

Langley residents Theresa Desrosiers and Bobbie Weitzel are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Ryan Desrosiers, to Laura Whalley. The couple was married… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Island Consort awards Young Musician’s scholarship

From private lessons and summer workshops to black concert attire and a hired accompanist, the cost of being an elite musician can be tough to… Continue reading

Wine, spirits, chocolate: a sweet Whidbey treat

Vintners expect a full house for annual tasting tour

Calyx School student photos shine at Bayview exhibit

Calyx School student photos shine at Bayview exhibit

Students make President’s List at Gonzaga University

The following Whidbey Island residents have earned placement on the Gonzaga University President’s List for fall semester 2017. Students must earn a 3.85 to 4.0… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Hassrick lands on Dean’s List at Augsburg University

Quinn Hassrick, of Clinton, was placed on the Augsburg University Dean’s List for the fall semester 2017. Dean’s List students must achieve a GPA of… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018