Patricia Guthrie

Holiday House brings toys and joy to many homes

‘This is really what Christmas is all about’

Powerful winds knocked down trees and sent branches skidding over roads throughout Whidbey Island Thursday. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)

Wind wallops Whidbey

Widespread power outages close businesses, cancel classes

Powerful winds knocked down trees and sent branches skidding over roads throughout Whidbey Island Thursday. (Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group)

Strings attached to teachers’ lessons

Guitars in the Classroom combines harmony and homework

‘Flying Bear’ offering last-minute wreath-making

Langley shop filled with greenery for the season

Langley council adopts $9-million budget

Taxes boosted by record tourism but decline with building slowdown

Girl Scouts’ book drive benefits school library

Moonracker customers help full reading wishlist

Mayer spreads Christmas warmth, cheer

Kids quilts made with love by 90-year-old seamstress

Records requests increases budget

City Hall adding staff to establish new system, comply with state law

Tickets going fast for Whidbey’s debut film festival on Jan. 12-13

‘Femme fatales of Film Noir.’ Sultry, saucy and possibly a sell-out

WhidbeyHealth decreasing its costs to patients

Prices reduced about one-third for physical therapy, other services

Fee puts districts in quite a pickle

Paying to play stirs up a racket with parks commissioners

Education about whales boosted by license plate

Orca Network receives $3,000 grant

Disaster planning meeting is Tuesday

‘Be prepared’ emphasis of new response network

Garden Club grant proposals due Feb. 1

Nonprofits encouraged to apply to beautify, protect or teach about plants

The wonders of Whidbey

More than 60 artists and local producers represented

Nichols Bros. awarded foot ferry contract

‘Fast cats’ will carry commuters across Puget Sound

Christmas lights up Clinton’s holiday spirit

Shoppers, Santa, canines and kids fill community center

Learn how a trombone toots and a drum rolls

Saratoga Orchestra presents annual ‘Petting Zoo’ with holiday concert

Global holiday traditions featured Saturday

Many countries represented at Langley Children’s Holiday Festival

Langley council approves sizeable utility rate increases

‘If we kick this can down the road again, shame on us’