Life

Author’s new book looks at dying at home

‘It’s my passion to demystify hospice’ — Karen J. Clayton

Manning

National Teacher of Year coming to Langley

Offers insight into lives of refugee, immigrant students

Manning
Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in Freeland on Whidbey Island. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘King of the Hill’ is alive, well and on display in Freeland

‘I get people taking photographs all the time … and apparently it’s on Facebook’

Kelly Hatley, 63, proudly displays characters from “King of the Hill” in Freeland on Whidbey Island. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Black Box Theater repairs on the way

Port awards contract for construction

Museum debuts history tour

Fundraiser combines talks, walk and wine tasting

Mr. South Whidbey 2018 crowned

Fun, frivolity and lots of funds for medical needs

4-H Rally Day emphasizes diverse activities club offers

‘It’s photography to fiber arts to electronics’

Cheryl Wieldraayer was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2002.

Second opinion leads to second chance

Oct. is Breast cancer Awareness Month

Cheryl Wieldraayer was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2002.

Suva sails away with major awards

Schooner ‘People’s Choice’ at Seattle wooden boat festival

Captured beauty

Winning photo will go on cover of Land Trust’s calendar

  • Oct 5, 2018

Family, fiction woven into Wood’s debut novel

Frances Wood usually deals in facts, though the names of birds she writes about do occasionally sound far fetched; bushtit, bufflehead, yellow-rumped warbler, to name… Continue reading

Art & About

Whidbey Island’s October art events

Apple Day falling earlier

Apples are ripening early this year so the annual homage to the fall fruit is also earlier. This year, Apple Day is scheduled from 10… Continue reading

It’s showtime for Mr. South Whidbey

It’s showtime for six brave guys trying to raise big bucks via their charm, catwalk, talk, wit and talent. Friends of Friends, a nonprofit that… Continue reading

Drawing to a close

Freeland owner selling popular shop, Whidbey Art Escape

Autumn flavors: Whidbey offers perfect fall ingredients for your table

A chill is in the air and farmers markets are overflowing with freshly harvested produce. It’s the time of year for warm, comforting food and… Continue reading

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New WICA director brings arts management to stage

Verna Everitt skilled in outreach, fundraising and nonprofits

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Get in costume at Senior Thrift

Costumes, decorations selling fast at Freeland store

‘South Whidbey Backroads’ meeting Sunday at Bayview Hall

Learn about the lore behind the landscape

Shaking the family tree

Since the beginning of humankind, people have told stories of who they are and how they are connected. The television mini-series “Roots” and subsequent TV… Continue reading