Dave Felice

War hero celebrates 100th birthday this month

Movie scenes of World War II combat are real experiences and vivid memories for Whidbey Islander Web Halvorsen, who is celebrating his 100th birthday on… Continue reading

 

Racers gravitate to derby

While there are no official winners in Langley’s annual Soup Box Derby, 96-year-old Peter Lawlor retires in victory piloting his “Red Hot Chili” car. Lawlor,… Continue reading

 

Photo by Jim Christensen
                                The rented canoe is hauled ashore at a stopping point.

Langley man takes canoe trip of a lifetime

Jim Christensen’s summer vacation means getting away to the remote woodlands of northern Minnesota, making his way into Ontario’s Quetico Park and back with only… Continue reading

 

Annual Soup Box Derby is Sunday

Langley’s annual Soup Box Derby is, literally, a free-wheeling celebration of creativity and zaniness. Aside from wheeled vehicles powered by gravity, Soup Box has little… Continue reading

Islanders help victims of volcanic eruption

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, landslides. And now, two Whidbey Islanders add volcano recovery assistance to their experiences. Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services volunteers Ron Conlin of… Continue reading

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                                Samantha Ollis leads her cow, Daisy, which she will show at the Whidbey Island Fair.

4-H fundamental to fair

For one South Whidbey High School student, 4-H and the Whidbey Island Fair are essential parts of ensuring a successful future for the agricultural community.… Continue reading

Photo by Dave Felice / Whidbey News Group
                                Samantha Ollis leads her cow, Daisy, which she will show at the Whidbey Island Fair.
Photo by Dave Felice / Whidbey News Group
                                Jaimy Brown of Clinton is one of the many people who use Island Transit’s van pool program.

Island Transit starts Ridelink

Building on the experience of providing passenger vans for commuter services, Island Transit is launching a new program of transportation options for social service agencies.… Continue reading

Photo by Dave Felice / Whidbey News Group
                                Jaimy Brown of Clinton is one of the many people who use Island Transit’s van pool program.

‘Slowgirl’ explores the human condition in intimate setting

Even with significant professional credentials, the latest offering from Whidbey’s Outcast Theatre is “very much a community production in every sense,” one of the principal… Continue reading