Northwest Institute of Literary Arts hosts contest for young writers

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Apr 28, 2015 at 7:22AM

The Northwest Institute of Literary Arts is hosting its annual Celebrate Writing Contest for all Whidbey Island students in grades 3-8. This year, Northwest Institute of Literary Arts is collaborating with the Whidbey Children's Theater to present the contest, according to a recent press release.


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With clamming season open, Whidbey beaches provide a smorgasbord of delicacies

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 6:00PM

For beachcombers at Scatchet Head, empty clam shells are a commonplace discovery. But Sunday morning, a young visitor discovered an unusual surprise when she curiously peered into a shell to find a host of hermit crab inhabitants.

Birdhouses: Simple but difficult to get right, and sometimes home to surprises | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 4:00PM

Last month my husband and I headed south on a camping trip down through Western Nevada, Southeastern California and into Arizona. We visited wildlife refuges and stopped to bird wherever we saw activity. One destination was Prescott, Ariz., and a highly recommended campground northwest of the town.

Riders convene at Whidbey Western Games

  • Apr 15, 2015 at 10:00AM

For the island’s equine enthusiasts, participating in the Whidbey Western Games Association is about much more than competition.

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey seeks the roots of family trees

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Apr 14, 2015 at 3:40PM

The a convicted murderer is in the family isn’t exactly what Langley residents Graham and Jackie Johnson hoped to discover when they began researching a bit of family history.


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