Life

‘Neighbors helping neighbors’ more than a motto

Hearts Hammers seeks projects, volunteers

South Whidbey Reign U-14 girls soccer team loses in state semis

South Whidbey Reign’s U-14 girls soccer team recently fell short of playing for another state championship. The Reign lost to NSC Dash 1-0 in the… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2018

Desrosiers marries in United Kingdom | MATRIMONY

Langley residents Theresa Desrosiers and Bobbie Weitzel are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Ryan Desrosiers, to Laura Whalley. The couple was married… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2018

Island Consort awards Young Musician’s scholarship

From private lessons and summer workshops to black concert attire and a hired accompanist, the cost of being an elite musician can be tough to… Continue reading

Wine, spirits, chocolate: a sweet Whidbey treat

Vintners expect a full house for annual tasting tour

Calyx School student photos shine at Bayview exhibit

Calyx School student photos shine at Bayview exhibit

Students make President’s List at Gonzaga University

The following Whidbey Island residents have earned placement on the Gonzaga University President’s List for fall semester 2017. Students must earn a 3.85 to 4.0… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Hassrick lands on Dean’s List at Augsburg University

Quinn Hassrick, of Clinton, was placed on the Augsburg University Dean’s List for the fall semester 2017. Dean’s List students must achieve a GPA of… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

“Friends” joining Whidbey’s state parks

Volunteers to patch up public’s playgrounds

Sound Water Stewards seek more volunteers

Extensive training teaches science of the sea

Disney’s “Aladdin” gets South Whidbey spin

Never too much fun for Langley theater ‘elders’

U19 youth select boys soccer team wins division title

South Whidbey Youth Soccer Club’s U19 men’s team won a division title in December. FC Wild secured the North Puget Sound League (NPSL) title with… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Interactive photo exhibit in Bayview hones light, shadows

The Front Room Gallery’s covered windows might appear to indicate the gallery is closed this month, but that isn’t the case. Instead, the current exhibit… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

New play, new roles for The Bard’s women

‘Fan fiction for Shakespeare nerds’

Audubon society to award monies to seniors

Whidbey Audubon Society is awarding scholarships to graduating Whidbey Island High School seniors who intend to pursue a career in an environmentally-related field. The 2018… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Greenbank man has big cats on view

Greenbank resident John Lussmyer’s fridge is stocked with pounds upon pounds of pork, beef and chicken bought from the grocery store. This food isn’t all… Continue reading

Susan Jensen drew creatures big and small and other sea world scenes for her book on global warming.

Kids’ books with big people issues

Susan Jensen draws the thaw of global warming

Susan Jensen drew creatures big and small and other sea world scenes for her book on global warming.

Longtime Greenbank resident turning 100

Greenbank resident Ruth “Frankie” Johnston is celebrating her 100th birthday on Jan. 7. Johnston lives in a home her parents built in the 1940s; her… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2018

South Whidbey remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

For St. Augustine’s parishioner Dick Hall, the words of Martin Luther King Jr. have remained relevant ever since his central role in the Civil Right… Continue reading

New book highlights Whidbey artists

New book highlights studio space and the creative process