Artist Libby Berry will demonstrate her craft Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Trinity Lutheran Community Building in Freeland.
Dr. Brenden Hansen of Whidbey General Hospital’s Emergency Department was honored as Medical Director of the Year at TEAMHealth Emergency Medicine Leadership Conference in Seattle on Oct. 1.
Clinton author Eldritch Black has announced the release of his debut novel, “The Book of Kindly Deaths,” published by Spencer Hill Press.
Aurora Lynn Blanton was born at Whidbey General Hospital to parents Shawn Blanton and Erica Feris of Clinton on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Aurora weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces at the time of her birth.
Kian Wesley Fouts was born at Whidbey General Hospital to parents Daniel and Amber Fouts of Freeland on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2014. Kian weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces at the time of birth.
Nearly $25,000 was raised by the South Whidbey Mardi Unit of Ryther Child Center, a nonprofit that helps at-risk children and families.
Jim Lindus, senior pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland, and wife Felicia will celebrate 25 years of pastoral leadership this Sunday, Oct. 26. Felicia Lindus is the director of the church’s preschool. They have been married 30 years.
Sunday is the last day to support South Whidbey High School band and choir students’ annual poinsettia sale.
A night of soup will benefit Good Cheer Food Bank’s fresh produce program.
Dick and Janice Dahlman Stallbaum met in early 1946 at Cozy’s in Clinton. They were married at the Methodist Church in Langley, and are blessed with three children, seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Greenbank artist Kathleen Otley was chosen for an Invitational Show by La Conner’s Museum of Northwest Art. Otley’s willow wall sculptures will be presented at the 30th annual Arts Alive! Invitational Show in La Conner on Halloween and Dia de los Muertos weekend.
Whidbey residents presented their most rotund, most beautiful and most gnarly gourds at the 19th annual Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest.
Dave Christensen from Port Townsend was deemed the winner of the M-Bar-C Ranch Barnyard Bingo, an event which took place as part of the ranch’s annual Barn Sale Fundraiser.
For Whidbey Island Center for the Arts’ production of “Into the Woods,” Mira Steinbrecher is the mastermind behind the show’s 40 captivating costumes. Steinbrecher has been working as a professional costume designer for over 40 years, and knows every trick of the trade, from using strong tea to dull too-bright whites to crafting an apron suitable for hiding both knives and sweet breads. She is also a professional architect who placed among the top 50 architects in Northwest Home and Garden magazine in fall, 2006.
The following are excerpts of stories in the Oct. 15, 1964, edition of the Whidbey Island Record, now the South Whidbey Record.
Emily Anderson has recently accepted an invitation to join Seattle Pro Musica, performing under the direction of award-winning conductor and artistic director, Karen P. Thomas.
Recently, 31 guests gathered at the home of Debra and Colin Campbell South Whidbey to hear Grammy-nominated jazz singer Sylvia Bennett. The show was a part of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Star Gala Auction. All proceeds from ticket sales went to WICA, as did a portion of CD sales from the event.
The 11th Annual Whidbey Interfaith Vigil of Peace and Hope will be held on South Whidbey this weekend. The event is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 5217 Honeymoon Bay Road in Freeland.
Langley’s Ott & Murphy Wines topped the list of Whidbey Island winners at the Seattle Wine Awards this month.
Brenda and Don Wilkins will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 16.