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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

Interpretive Specialist Janet Hall will be leading a guided hike at Fort Ebey State Park on New Year’s Day, one of 33 outdoor First Day activities organized by Washington State Parks. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times

Take in the outdoors on New Year’s Day

Go for a hike or dive in for a dip

Interpretive Specialist Janet Hall will be leading a guided hike at Fort Ebey State Park on New Year’s Day, one of 33 outdoor First Day activities organized by Washington State Parks. Photo by Patricia Guthrie/Whidbey News-Times
Darren McCoy, choir teacher at Oak Harbor High School, directs his students in a performance at Family Bible Church Friday morning. McCoy has been named as one of 1o finalists for the Grammy Music Educator Award. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

OHHS choir teacher in reach of Grammy award

Darren McCoy has never been this close to making it to the Grammys, and he’s been closer than most. Two years ago he was among… Continue reading

Darren McCoy, choir teacher at Oak Harbor High School, directs his students in a performance at Family Bible Church Friday morning. McCoy has been named as one of 1o finalists for the Grammy Music Educator Award. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Bill Cochran: Giving back to the people

What’s important to you? For hometown hero Bill Cochran, moving to South Whidbey answered this question for him. He said he realized his fondest memories… Continue reading

Island Jazz Collective changes tune, shape as needed

Bands on Whidbey Island have a dilemma when it comes to performing, according to Langley resident Don Wodjenski. There aren’t many venues to play, and… Continue reading

Langley councilman receives key to the city, recognition

Langley City Councilman Thomas Gill’s service to the city over the past few years was recognized during the council’s regular monthly meeting Monday night. In… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2017