Patricia Guthrie

Survey says: Pool, trails network top picks for parks

An aquatic center and a linked trail system are at the top of South Whidbey residents’ wish list for new recreational projects, a recent survey… Continue reading

South Whidbey homes deemed safe following landslide

Three homes in the path of a small South Whidbey landslide were evacuated Thursday while Island County engineers surveyed the area, according to South Whidbey… Continue reading

Josh Hauser and John Ball: Mystery Weekend’s ‘usual suspects’ going on 35 years

‘It’s just a blast. You don’t want to take off your costume at the end’

Tots receive truckload of learning

Island Disposal gives lessons in safety, garbage and recycling

Ossman & Walcutt, Hearts & Hammers together for comedy benefit

George L. Tirebiter slated to kick-off Not Insane! 2020 campaign

South Whidbey students targeted in new drug prevention program

District awarded state grant toward community-based solutions

The Bard gets a boutique to boost Shakespeare festival

To buy or not to buy? That won’t be the question if you’re mad about Shakespeare and find yourself in the Bard’s Boutique — South… Continue reading

School districts wrestle with too much snow and not enough time for teaching

Some may seek state waivers to avoid adding more days in June

Clinton Community Hall could be flush again soon with indoor plumbing

Fundraiser nearing top for new septic system

Voters strongly support South Whidbey school levies

Both ballot measures pass with 70 percent support

South Whidbey voters approve school levies

South Whidbey residents overwhelmingly approved the extension of two levies that pay for programs, technology and capital improvements for the South Whidbey School District. The… Continue reading

Couple proves that you’re never too old for romance

Peter Lawlor and Roberta Brown find great love in golden years

‘Tough year’ for 2018 budget at WhidbeyHealth

Unexpected expenses, decline in surgeries reported to board

Whidbey guitarists headline annual Seattle ‘Day of Love’ concert

Andre Feriante, Troy Chapman perform in celebration of romance, music and dance

Singing birders’ praises: Craig and Joy Johnson lauded for educational efforts

Birders on the prowl for woodpeckers, wrens and Rufous hummingbirds on Whidbey Island are bound to run into Craig and Joy Johnson. Maybe not in… Continue reading

Winter storm forecast leads to many canceled events around Whidbey

Predictions of another weekend of snow and icy roads have led many events around Whidbey Island to be postponed or canceled. With a winter storm… Continue reading

In touch with giants

Orca Network offers hands-on encounters with gray whales

Shakespeare’s sonnets find a new voice

Play at WICA reveals ‘the repression of female voices throughout history

Search for Langley police chief begins

Langley Mayor Tim Callison has added six more months to the temporary duties of Don Lauer, named acting police chief last July to replace outgoing… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity aims to rebuild

Habitat for Humanity of Island County is taking on a big renovation job — itself. The local chapter of the national organization devoted to making… Continue reading