Patricia Guthrie

Port of South Whidbey peers at saving more

With an eye toward saving more money, Port of South Whidbey District commissioners approved a $1.2 million operating budget for 2019 at its monthly meeting… Continue reading

“Sheep Barn, Winter Morning,” oil painting on linen by James Tennison.
                                Part of December show at Rob Schouten Gallery, Langley.

Art & About: December features holiday shows

Gallery shows and receptions around Whidbey

“Sheep Barn, Winter Morning,” oil painting on linen by James Tennison.
                                Part of December show at Rob Schouten Gallery, Langley.

Compromise reached on new trail plan

By making a few minor changes to a proposed hiking trail, South Whidbey Parks and Recreation officials satisfied neighbors who had complained about its proximity… Continue reading

Puppy makes mammoth discovery in Langley backyard

‘Scout’ digs up 13,000-year-old tooth

Elves added to holiday happenings

Langley prepares for seasonal shopping spree

WICA presents two Christmas comedy classics

“Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant” and “Santaland Diaries” offer a double treat for the holidays

Langley resident selected again for poetry post

Judith Adams to discuss healing power of poems statewide

Turkey talk

Thanksgiving according to kindergartners

Harvest Feast feeds 600 families

Students and families celebrate an early Thanksgiving

Hospital suffers budget blow

WhidbeyHealth suffered an unplanned budget hit this year, making September “not such a good month,” Ron Telles, chief financial officer, said at a recent meeting.… Continue reading

Board to decide trail proposals

Commissioners with South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District are expected to make decisions about controversial trail plans and projects Tuesday. The five-member board of commissioners… Continue reading

Mobile Turkey Unit firing up

‘Nobody on this island needs to go without a meal on Thanksgiving

Boat builder christens mighty new crane

The crack of a champagne bottle sounded at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders Friday as the Freeland shipyard celebrated a new piece of equipment that could… Continue reading

Saturday deadline for Mobile Turkey Unit meal orders

Volunteers needed for annual grassroots effort

Churches deliver cheer to Western State

Annual van full of donations helps residents

Orca Network will be listening in on killer whales

Most of the time, it sounds like the white noise soundtrack of sleep. Or perhaps the static of a faraway radio signal. But every once… Continue reading

Recalling a year of service 74 years ago

Erma Aldous still remembers startling a patient awake when she covered him with a blanket as the evening cooled. “He stared up at me,” she… Continue reading

Teachers receive nearly $40,000 in grants

Foundation raises record amount of funds

Traveling the world one string at a time

Guitarists combine music, history in novel concert

SUV crashes into Linds

Two people were transported to the hospital Friday afternoon after a car crashed through the wall at Linds in Freeland, according to fire officials from… Continue reading