Patricia Guthrie

Langley water use up, despite efficiency goal

Madeline Olson took shorter showers, installed two low-flow toilets and let the lawn water itself with rain at her Langley home in the Northview neighborhood.… Continue reading

‘Tear Jerkers’ camp on South Whidbey

After a summer of tow and go, they gather for ‘last bash’

Rotary fights against global scourge

‘In our lifetime, polio will be eradicated’ — Nick Wildeman

Pumpkin pie is elementary

Plant the pumpkin, bake the pumpkin, eat the pie

Parks District to discuss new trails, campground

Trails Open House set for Nov. 7

Fishin’ Club hooks members with a diversity of meetings

Northwest Native art to be discussed Thursday

Art and About

Uncommon Threads, 15th Annual Whidbey Weavers Guild show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2 and Sat. Nov. 3 at Nordic Hall, 63 Jacobs Road Coupeville.… Continue reading

Whidbey Island Grown: Ship and shipmate

Langley resident crews aboard Nichols Brothers’ boat

Budget meetings scheduled for Langley, port

It’s almost November, meaning budget crunch time again for local South Whidbey governments. The public can once again see how the budget sausage is made… Continue reading

Wraparound art planned for Langley utility boxes

Drab Whidbey Telecom utility boxes will soon transcend into popping spots of color and design with a new Langley public art project. The city council… Continue reading

‘Herstory’ honors trailblazing lesbians

They lived so long in the shadows that by the time the light shone, many had died. But their names, stories and struggles live on… Continue reading

Soup’s on for annual fundraiser

More than a dozen local restaurants are contributing signature soups for Good Cheer Food Bank’s annual Empty Soup Bowl Night 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday,… Continue reading

Halloween Happenings

FREELAND Halloween Howl n3:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, board an Island Transit bus for a free twilight tour to Deception Pass State Park with Native… Continue reading

Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
                                Clay Canfield helps Terri Marie Desrosiers into the Island Transit RideLink van that transports veterans to medical appointments.

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

Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News Group
                                Clay Canfield helps Terri Marie Desrosiers into the Island Transit RideLink van that transports veterans to medical appointments.

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