Harwell misses chance for state track berth but cherishes memories of career

Like the barriers he faces while running the steeplechase in track, recent South Whidbey High School graduate Michael Harwell cleared… Continue reading

Virus testing remains available

WhidbeyHealth is continuing to offer COVID-19 testing, free of charge in many cases, to a broad range of people. WhidbeyHealth… Continue reading

Series of big-ticket county projects in works

Several new improvement projects are in the works for Central and South Whidbey. Island County Assistant Engineer Kelly Ojala said… Continue reading

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                                Whidbey Island Waldorf School teacher William Dolde leads his kindergarten class on a trip into the woods in 2016. Dolde said he is used to teaching his classes outdoors, immersed in nature. It’s a model the Waldorf School is adopting for all of its kindergarten classes this year.

Back to nature

Like so many other schools on the island, the Whidbey Island Waldorf School has had to make adjustments to its… Continue reading

Oak Harbor’s Cooper Billiter and the Wildcat cross country team will have to wait until spring to compete this year. (File photo)

Fall outWhidbey’s three high schools postpone sports

All three Whidbey Island high schools are scheduled to compete in a new athletic conference this coming school year. Those… Continue reading

Board aiming to limit spread of virus

Island County Board of Health is exploring a variety of ways to keep transmission of the COVID-19 virus low. In… Continue reading

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                                Performers from Whidbey Island Music Festival 2019. From left to right: violinist Corentin Pokorny, soprano Amanda Forsythe, baroque cellist Elisabeth Reed and Stephen Stubbs on the lute.

Whidbey Island Music Festival goes virtual

The greatest composers probably didn’t imagine that centuries after writing their opuses, people would be performing them for a virtual… Continue reading

Music brings ‘Jungle Book’ to life

For Whidbey Children’s Theatre’s current season, the goal has been to give the spotlight to “the little guy.” Such is Continue reading...

New Trustland trail already popular

The Trustland Trails recently got a new addition. In early December, about a third of a mile was added to Continue reading...

Whidbey Reads 2020 book focuses on gender identity

Don’t fret if you’re not ready for Whidbey Reads 2020. All five Sno-Isle Libraries community libraries on Whidbey Island are, Continue reading...

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Navy landing practices scheduled next week

Aircraft carrier-based flight training operations are scheduled at Ault Field on North Whidbey and Outlying Landing Field Coupeville during the… Continue reading

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Oak Harbor council limits spending authority in anticipation of COVID-19 impacts

The Oak Harbor City Council significantly reduced the spending authority for all contracts in order to brace for the economic… Continue reading

 

 

Sports

Harwell misses chance for state track berth but cherishes memories of career

Like the barriers he faces while running the steeplechase in track, recent South Whidbey High School graduate Michael Harwell cleared Continue reading...

 

Oak Harbor’s Cooper Billiter and the Wildcat cross country team will have to wait until spring to compete this year. (File photo)

Fall outWhidbey’s three high schools postpone sports

All three Whidbey Island high schools are scheduled to compete in a new athletic conference this coming school year. Those Continue reading...

 

Opinion

Editorial: To address racism, we must acknwledge that it exists

In her letter to the editor, located below on this page, Coupeville resident Christine Laing says, “To get rid of Continue reading...

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Opinion: Environmental strategy must focus on more than just climate change

By Don C. Brunell Our environmental quality strategy must be encompassing and not just focus on climate change. Since Democrats Continue reading...

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Got weeds? The easy, eco-friendly solution to invasive plants and underbrush

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A new look for your home begins with A Clean Streak

Beyond looking good, a deep clean has practical benefits, too

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Slow to Start, Local Man Finds Big Trade Off in Riding Bus

Stinger Anderson absolutely would not get on a bus. He owned a Continue reading...