Patricia Guthrie

South Whidbey buzzes with Earth Day activities

Lesson plan includes making mason bee jars, planting veggies, bird watching

Taming Bigfoot

Challenge kicks off Earth Day efforts on Whidbey Island

South Whidbey students speak up about schools during public meeting

‘What steps are you going to take right now to protect our education?’

Callison to seek second term as Langley mayor

Seats on city council and school board will be up for grabs this year

Grief in the middle of the ocean

Chris Jordan’s film shows the plight of man through the eyes of albatross

Jo Moccia

Petition calls for South Whidbey Superintendent Jo Moccia to resign

Moccia says she’s committed to working together with parents to address issues

Jo Moccia

Multi-family zoning proposal raises concerns

Residents objecting to a proposed rezoning ordinance told the Langley City Council Monday that they are distrustful of the process being used to clear the… Continue reading

Parents lash out at South Whidbey school board with litany of complaints

Student bullying, bad behavior and special ed top concerns

City council to consider zoning for multi-family use

The Langley City Council is scheduled Monday to review proposed zoning ordinance changes that could usher in multi-family units to help with the lack of… Continue reading

Poet offers an elixir of words for grief, fear, sadness and loss

Judith Adams: ‘If you have a soul, if you’re a human being, you are a poet’

Could Whidbey locales be certifiably creative?

New state program promoting economy, vitality through culture

The ocean under a microscope: Carla Stehr merges art and science

From Carla Stehr’s viewpoint, the ocean is very small. Tiny. Microscopic, in fact. It’s also a wondrous, liquid world teeming with all sizes of life… Continue reading

Recycling cumbersome, but as necessary as ever

Confused about plastic, glass, paper? Ask questions at transfer stations

Hospital board may consider CEO bonus

Special forum attracted many, was deemed ‘positively effective’

Arranging life little by little, piece by piece

Assemblage art is all in the details

‘Tom the Butcher’ turns boss at Ken’s Korner Red Apple Market

‘Oh my goodness, I own the store’

Council yanks back dog freedom at Seawall Park

Leashes required everywhere at all times in Langley

WhidbeyHealth board of commissioners, left to right, Eric Anderson, Kurt Blakenship, Grethe Cammermeyer, Nancy Fey and Ron Wallin will be available at a special meeting Monday to listen to concerns from the public and healthcare staff. (File photo)

WhidbeyHealth board schedules public meeting

Commissioners will listen to concerns, suggestions for next CEO

WhidbeyHealth board of commissioners, left to right, Eric Anderson, Kurt Blakenship, Grethe Cammermeyer, Nancy Fey and Ron Wallin will be available at a special meeting Monday to listen to concerns from the public and healthcare staff. (File photo)

Bigfoot sightings abound

Hairy hoax, April Fool’s or clue to reduce carbon footprint?

An eye for elephants

Photographer captures images of African wildlife while assisting conservation efforts