Life

Slow and steady wins the race

Sloth Army teaches that anyone can become active

 

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

 

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times. Lynn Hyde stands inside the Haller House, a historic home that her nonprofit group recently purchased in order to preserve it.

Nonprofit buys historic Whidbey house

It doesn’t have central heating, barely has any plumbing and raccoons live upstairs, but the historic value of the 150-year-old Granville and Henrietta Haller House… Continue reading

Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times. Lynn Hyde stands inside the Haller House, a historic home that her nonprofit group recently purchased in order to preserve it.

Traveling the world one string at a time

Guitarists combine music, history in novel concert

Pink belts battle cancer

Martial arts school fundraiser helps South Whidbey resident

‘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

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

Fort gets spooky for Halloween

Haunted Fort event will be a scary good time

‘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

Music from another era

Fun Band brings joy to Island Senior Resources in Bayview

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

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