Patricia Guthrie

Island artists throwing first holiday pottery sale

Island artists throwing first holiday pottery sale

‘So many of us between Oak Harbor and Clinton’

Island artists throwing first holiday pottery sale
The iconic logo on the side of Greenbank Store.

Historic Greenbank store changing hands

Community turns out for Sunday ‘last supper’

The iconic logo on the side of Greenbank Store.
Island Transit odometer nears 30 years

Island Transit odometer nears 30 years

Island Transit odometer nears 30 years

Island Transit odometer nears 30 years
Protecting Whidbey, naturally: conservation district celebrates 50 years

Protecting Whidbey, naturally: conservation district celebrates 50 years

Conservation District celebrating 50 years

Protecting Whidbey, naturally: conservation district celebrates 50 years
Greenbank Trading Post packed with collectibles of all kinds

Greenbank Trading Post packed with collectibles of all kinds

But there’s not enough buying anymore in the buy/sell/trade biz

Greenbank Trading Post packed with collectibles of all kinds
Whidbey Cribbage Club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

Whidbey Cribbage Club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

‘It’s a mental challenge and sometimes a verbal challenge’

Whidbey Cribbage Club steadfastly deals the cards every Thursday night

Langley’s warming center won’t open this winter

Oak Harbor’s Haven shelter an option instead

Island Bohemian in Greenbank aims to energize artistic life

Island Bohemian in Greenbank aims to energize artistic life

European idea with Whidbey whimsy

Island Bohemian in Greenbank aims to energize artistic life
WhidbeyHealth strikes deal for new equipment

WhidbeyHealth strikes deal for new equipment

State-of-the-art imaging machines secured in ‘unique’ collaboration

WhidbeyHealth strikes deal for new equipment
Patricia Guthrie / Whidbey News Group                                Gary Hammer and Nitro recently returned from Las Vegas where they had traveled after the city’s mass shooting. Nitro is a therapy dog who senses when someone needs comfort. He’s also a service dog for Hammer’s wife, Kathy Hammer. The couple live in Greenbank where Nitro sometimes gets to be a plain pet dog.

Therapy dog travels to Vegas to comfort shooting victims

‘Nitro had a lot of tears on his back’

Patricia Guthrie / Whidbey News Group                                Gary Hammer and Nitro recently returned from Las Vegas where they had traveled after the city’s mass shooting. Nitro is a therapy dog who senses when someone needs comfort. He’s also a service dog for Hammer’s wife, Kathy Hammer. The couple live in Greenbank where Nitro sometimes gets to be a plain pet dog.
Spooky, fun Halloween happenings across Whidbey

Spooky, fun Halloween happenings across Whidbey

Run, walk, dance, trick, treat, roll a pumpkin down the street

Spooky, fun Halloween happenings across Whidbey
Maribeth Crandell with Island County Public Health hangs a warning sign on Coupeville Wharf about potentially fatal toxins found in local shellfish. The state health department closed Penn Cove to all shellfish harvesting Wednesday. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times

State health officials close Penn Cove, Saratoga Passage to all shellfish harvesting

High levels of lethal toxin detected throughout region

Maribeth Crandell with Island County Public Health hangs a warning sign on Coupeville Wharf about potentially fatal toxins found in local shellfish. The state health department closed Penn Cove to all shellfish harvesting Wednesday. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times
Living ‘an authentic life’ invites many questions, transgender man says

Living ‘an authentic life’ invites many questions, transgender man says

Living ‘an authentic life’ invites many questions, transgender man says

Living ‘an authentic life’ invites many questions, transgender man says
Island Transit lauded for its improved safety record

Island Transit lauded for its improved safety record

Fewer accidents on the road leads to high praise from risk pool

Island Transit lauded for its improved safety record
Aida Daly saddles up on Tango with instructions from Sue Landusky, owner of Stride ‘N Glide. Daly was treated to a birthday trail ride with her family by her grandmother. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times

Trail rides, therapy part of equesterian enterprises in Coupeville

Trail rides and therapy part of equesterian enterprises

Aida Daly saddles up on Tango with instructions from Sue Landusky, owner of Stride ‘N Glide. Daly was treated to a birthday trail ride with her family by her grandmother. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times
Leslie Stoner in her studio where she’ll be explaining the encaustic creative process during this weekend’s Whidbey Working Artists tour. It showcases 61 artists in 44 locations from Oak Harbor to Clinton.                                Photos by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times

Studio tour to show encaustic art is hot in more ways than one

Encaustics is hot in more ways than one

Leslie Stoner in her studio where she’ll be explaining the encaustic creative process during this weekend’s Whidbey Working Artists tour. It showcases 61 artists in 44 locations from Oak Harbor to Clinton.                                Photos by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times
Patricia Guthrie / Whidbey News Group — Barbara Fournier and her great granddaughter Kayla Cooks try out glasses they’ll be using in Oregon during Monday’s 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. At a recent solar eclipse informational talk at Coupeville Library, Ruth and Andy Nielson of the Island County Astronomical Society talked about the features of the eclipse and the importance of wearing proper eye protection. Teens also made a nebula with jars and paints.

Solar Eclipse 2017: Going totally for the totality in Oregon or staying partial to Whidbey

Wherever you view the skies Monday, wear proper eye protection, experts warn

Patricia Guthrie / Whidbey News Group — Barbara Fournier and her great granddaughter Kayla Cooks try out glasses they’ll be using in Oregon during Monday’s 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. At a recent solar eclipse informational talk at Coupeville Library, Ruth and Andy Nielson of the Island County Astronomical Society talked about the features of the eclipse and the importance of wearing proper eye protection. Teens also made a nebula with jars and paints.
Lummi Nation joins efforts to return Tokitae ‘to the place in her heart’

Lummi Nation joins efforts to return Tokitae ‘to the place in her heart’

‘We need to do something for these beautiful, spiritual creatures’

Lummi Nation joins efforts to return Tokitae ‘to the place in her heart’
Whidbey’s piano man inherits grand collection

Whidbey’s piano man inherits grand collection

He doesn’t play, but he’d like to sell, sell, sell

Whidbey’s piano man inherits grand collection
Whidbey EMS seeks grant for community paramedics

Whidbey EMS seeks grant for community paramedics

Too many local 911 calls involve social needs, not medical emergencies, paramedics say

Whidbey EMS seeks grant for community paramedics