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Whidbey Island Writers Association announces winners

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:17PM

The Whidbey Island Writers Association has announced the winners of its middle and high school writing contest for 2008.

Loganberry Festival seeks artists for annual event

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:17PM

Whidbey Island artists are invited to gain exposure this summer at the Greenbank Farm Loganberry Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27.

Heartfelt puppet play starts today at WCT

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:17PM

What’s a cow to do when he loses his moo?

Ceramic students show the fruits of their fire

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:16PM

Mud and minds over afterglow, equals glazed and confused.

Students entertain with song cycle show

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:16PM

Musical theater talent abounds at South Whidbey High School.

A sneeze of a good time

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:16PM

How does one stage a talk about sex between a father and son?

Education programs highlighted

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:15PM

Nanaimo school district’s innovative new educational programs will be showcased for Education Minister Shirley Bond’s visit Monday (Jan. 22).

Sting shutout Posse, 4-0

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Despite playing hard all night, the Valley First Princeton Posse couldn’t score against the Summerland Sting on Jan. 10 (top and bottom photos).

Masters of magic

  • Jul 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Victoria native Murray Hatfield and his partner Teresa Midbo bring their Magic ’n’ Miracles show to his hometown for the first time

WHOLE HEALTH: Whidbey Island nutritional consultant dissents from mainstream ideas about health

  • Jul 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

A South Whidbey woman is spreading the word that not many have heard about proper nutrition. Nutritional consultant Lynn Parr is telling people it’s OK to eat fat, that raw milk is good for the health and that soy products can be detrimental.

Hometown Hero:One caring human can make all the difference

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Pat Buchanan believes “For me a house or apartment becomes a home when you add a happy tail, four legs, and that unconditional love we call a dog.” Buchanan began volunteering at dog shelters before she and her husband Angus moved to Whidbey 10 years ago.

Locks of love; A young South Whidbey woman teams up with Color Box salon to fight cancer

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Growing long hair takes a lot of time and patience, but it’s all paying off for Stacie Lanners. She will cut off almost 30 inches of hair to help others. Lanners is donating her hair to Locks of Love, and turning the donation into a fundraiser for Relay For Life at the same time.

Relay for life

  • Jun 14, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

Cancer is a widespread disease that can happen to anyone. That’s why everyone is invited to fight the disease, celebrate cancer survivors, and honor those who have passed away. Every year, communities all over the nation hold events called Relay For Life. The South Whidbey community is holding its ninth annual Relay For Life on June 23.

Community Celebration

  • Jun 3, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

One thing that makes South Whidbey stand out from other places is the willingness of community members to help each other out. But one thing Whidbey Islanders have in common with most every one else are the high costs of medical care.

Hometown Hero: Why do we try to fit in, when we were born to stand out?

  • May 27, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:14PM

“Why do we try to fit in, when we were born to stand out?” Natania Asay, has asked herself this throughout her high school years. “Each of us have a unique and different purpose in our lives,” she says. “We all have a specific part to play in this world, a part we will only discover by being our authentic selves. If one link in the ecosystem disappears it won’t function the way it’s supposed to and might be lost forever.”

Garden lover’s delight

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

There are private gardens on South Whidbey so splendid that one has to resist the temptation to knock on the owner’s door and ask, “How’d you do that?” An upcoming garden tour is giving the community a chance to check these gardens out without experiencing the awkwardness of being an overzealous stranger. Instead, they’ll be welcomed with enthusiasm.

Hearts & Hammers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

After gathering with the hundreds of Hearts and Hammers volunteers, a group of about 15 participants drove to a property off Triangle Road in Langley. The group arrived at a beautiful country property with roaming hills and fruit trees. The Mott family built two homes on the property about 50 years ago . The wear of time, along with the large amount of land, have made the homes difficult to keep up.

Hometown Heroes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

This month’s Hometown Heroes, husband David Ossman and wife Judith Walcutt, share the conviction that “Words are Actions” and they strive to practice this belief as they interact with their fellow humans each day.

Discovering the past

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

Not everyone knows about their ancestors. But with a little bit of searching, genealogists are able to find information about their families that they never fathomed. “You can contact distant relatives that you’ve never seen or heard from before. You can find magic things that you always hoped you could find,” said Harriet DeWolfe, a member of the South Whidbey Genealogical Society.

Army of volunteers rally for mealtime mission

  • Apr 8, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

It was a factory of food, an assembly line where handfuls of tasty turkey and mouth-watering roast beef were tucked into tortilla wraps. A large crowd of volunteers hustled about the American Legion hall in Bayview Thursday as helpers prepared hundreds and hundreds of lunches for the annual Box Lunch fundraiser.

Gene White: For I was hungry and you gave me food

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

To the hungry, a slice of bread is the face of God says Gene White, this month’s Hometown Hero, citing Gandhi. White believes peace begins when the hungry are fed, and the future begins when the hungry are educated.

Kids helping kids

  • Mar 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

A brutal civil war. A fatal epidemic. It’s hard to imagine children having to face these awful truths. But it’s happening to children in northern Uganda right now.

Stories of friendship and hardship

  • Mar 15, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:13PM

When Whidbey Island resident Renee Bourque visited parts of Kenya and Ethiopia to study living conditions there, she found a drought-ridden land — its inhabitants struggling for survival. She also found hard workers, joyful spirits and generous hearts.

Hometown Hero

  • Feb 25, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:12PM

He could see the love and respect in her eyes, as she gingerly and ever so lovingly helped to move a lifeless Dalls porpoise from Double Bluff Beach for fisheries experts to study. “Even though Hero Susan Berta’s back was in pain, her love for these beautiful animals never ceases for Susan and her husband, Hero Howard Garrett. For their hearts are as large as the whales themselves,” says “Mr. Creosote” of Puget Sound, Tony Frantz.

It's A Mystery Weekend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 9:12PM

One weekend every year the quiet and safe little town of Langley hustles and bustles with thousands of investigators trying their hand at solving a crime. Mystery Weekend has attracted visitors from all over the state, country and beyond. Now, the mysterious event that started 22 years ago is back again.

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