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Wow, what a ride!
Shifty Sailors pass the leadership baton

— Created September 28, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed For 28 years, Vern Olsen has been the driving force of the Shifty Sailors, Whidbey Island’s much beloved, internationally known men’s chorus famous for performing songs of […]

Gifts from the Heart celebrates 20 years with big announcement

— Created September 21, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed There are exciting things in store for Gifts from the Heart food bank in Coupeville. An event Saturday celebrating the food bank’s 20th anniversary was the perfect […]

Freeland group ends legal challenge over Harbor Inn purchase

— Created September 21, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed Freeland Concerned Citizens LLC has ended its legal challenge over the purchase of Harbor Inn in order to provide transitional and supportive housing. The motel was sold […]

Habitat fundraiser focuses on creative upcycling

— Created September 21, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed Beauty, it seems, lies not only in the eye of the beholder, but in the imagination as well. Plenty of imagination has gone into the first ever […]

DjangoFest Northwest:
International celebration with a Whidbey twist

— Created September 14, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed DjangoFest Northwest is back in all its musical glory next week in Langley. The celebration of the gypsy jazz style music – now in its 22nd year […]

Equity drives service changes at Island Transit

— Created September 14, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed Island Transit is implementing the first of several services changes this month. Beginning Monday, Sept. 26, Island Transit will introduce Route 9 West. This new route will […]

Playhouse kicks off new season with familiar classic

— Created September 7, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed The Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor has a gift for the community that is sure to lift spirits, prompt laughs and promote some serious toe-tapping. Its production […]

Navy League’s 20th annual picnic celebrates military, veterans

— Created September 7, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed All active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families on Whidbey Island are invited to enjoy a special “thank you” from the community Saturday. The 20th annual Military […]

OutCast brings “The Velocity of Autumn” to Langley

— Created September 7, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed OutCast Productions in Langley is celebrating its 10th anniversary season with a Tony and Pulitzer Prize-nominated story. “The Velocity of Autumn,” by Eric Coble, opens Friday and […]

Oak Harbor Music Festival celebrates musical milestone

— Created August 31, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed It’s a musical milestone a decade in the making. The 10th annual Oak Harbor Music Festival opens at 6 p.m. Friday, bringing with it three days of […]

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