Life

Sundberg lecture: How women changed America

Author, advocate Jill Tietjen to speak in Langley, Oak Harbor

‘Guac-off’ among Cinco de Mayo festivities

Different ways to celebrate Saturday offered in Langley, Oak Harbor

Finding a new life in recovery

‘I never knew that normal life is amazing’

Dennis Phillips recovers to a new life

Former marine’s past helps others gain future

Philip Yancey appearing at Freeland church

Noted author Philip Yancey speaking, preaching at Trinity Lutheran

Whidbey Island Sketchers draw artists together

‘This is the best group ever.’

Retired zoology prof restores a wetland wonder

When Dr. Sievert Rohwer moved to Whidbey Island in the early 1980s, he remembered seeing large migrations of salamanders trying to cross Cultus Bay Road.… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2018

Cloudstone: Where art grows in earth

Sculptors to honor Hank Nelson’s visionary work

Plant sales a blooming bounty for garden clubs

It’s raining plant sales this month as community garden clubs kick-off growing season with annual fundraising events. The first sale, hosted by Greenbank Garden Club,… Continue reading

Volunteer fire fighters and EMTs honored at awards banquet

South Whidbey Fire/EMS honored volunteer firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and their families at its annual awards dinner recently. The event opened with a presentation… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018

A few good vets

Bandmates share laughter on stage

Whodunit revealed at Whidbey Playhouse

Cast cleverly conceals murderer in Agatha Christie’s ‘The Hollow”

Quirky collection framed in ‘Found Objects’

Glass artist Richard Marquis reveals ‘stuff’

‘Just Another High School Play’ at SWHS

Drama club stages two plays in one

Plenty of Easter bunny love at Fuzzybutts

Baby bunn-bunns abound at Oak Harbor farm

‘Giving to the Givers’

Marines wrapped in quilts and gratitude

Easter events calendar

Friday, March 30 Community Good Friday Service, noon, March 30, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 6309 S. Wilson Place, Clinton. Seven congregations gathering for soup at… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2018
“NW Sunface” by Gina Michel.

Glass fuses with music in ‘Glassical Gas’

Piano gets new tune in art exhibit

“NW Sunface” by Gina Michel.
Some rhododendrons possess a velvety underside on the leaves that act as a moisture collector.

Changes bloom at Meerkerk

New paths mark perennial gardens

Some rhododendrons possess a velvety underside on the leaves that act as a moisture collector.
Vivienne Duchanne performs with Queens of the Island by night at Off the Hook in downtown Oak Harbor on the second Tuesday of every month. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Life is a drag

‘Queens of the Island’ reeling in Whidbey fans

Vivienne Duchanne performs with Queens of the Island by night at Off the Hook in downtown Oak Harbor on the second Tuesday of every month. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times