Patricia Guthrie

Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
                                Clay Canfield helps Terri Marie Desrosiers into the Island Transit van that transports veterans to medical appointments. The new program, called RideLink, helps nonprofits groups with transporation needs. Whidbey Veteran’s Resource Center in Langley organizes the regularly-scheduled van shuttles.

New van for veterans helps with health care

It’s not an ambulance, fire truck or other rescue vehicle. But to its new occupants, the plain white eight-passenger van is “a life safer.” Tuesday,… Continue reading


See Rover run, see Rover read

Library goes to the dogs with therapy training


Whale of a piggy bank

Will a whale make a good pig? A Langley arts group is exploring installing a large whale piggy bank near Langley’s Whale Bell Park to… Continue reading


Village Pizza tosses in support of Cultural Center

After more than 30 years in business, Micky and Paul Sarkis of Village Pizzeria are hosting their first benefit ever at their popular Langley restaurant.… Continue reading

Ukulele unites ‘spirited’ couple

Cultus Bay Distillery owners dip into brandy and grappa

Unraveling a tangled web

Brown descendant researches wild times of Progressive era

Author’s new book looks at dying at home

‘It’s my passion to demystify hospice’ — Karen J. Clayton

Langley council resolution supports carbon fee measure

Langley’s city council members voted Monday to support the state carbon emissions fee initiative on the Nov. 6 ballot after listening to comments from about… Continue reading

Pupils pick precious pumpkins for pies

School garden harvests lessons of land


National Teacher of Year coming to Langley

Offers insight into lives of refugee, immigrant students


Black Box Theater repairs on the way

Port awards contract for construction

New bistro blooms

‘We want people to come here for the food as much as the wine’

Museum debuts history tour

Fundraiser combines talks, walk and wine tasting

Mr. South Whidbey 2018 crowned

Fun, frivolity and lots of funds for medical needs

4-H Rally Day emphasizes diverse activities club offers

‘It’s photography to fiber arts to electronics’

Suva sails away with major awards

Schooner ‘People’s Choice’ at Seattle wooden boat festival

Family, fiction woven into Wood’s debut novel

Frances Wood usually deals in facts, though the names of birds she writes about do occasionally sound far fetched; bushtit, bufflehead, yellow-rumped warbler, to name… Continue reading

Suquamish is on the run

Newest ferry starts service on Clinton-Mukilteo route

South Whidbey field becomes helipad

Fire trucks and other emergency vehicles swarmed the parking lot of South Whidbey High School Thursday to help load a local resident into a helicopter,… Continue reading

Art & About

Whidbey Island’s October art events