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Whidbey grieves the loss of its “Conductor of Fun”

— Created June 29, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed No one could make you laugh like Jim Freeman, Whidbey Island’s self-described “Conductor of Fun” and our colleague here at Whidbey Weekly. Jim passed away June 19, […]

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Coupeville Lions Club’s annual garage sale is back

— Created June 22, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed The anticipation is building as people await the return of the Coupeville Lions Club’s annual garage sale, to be held July 2 and 3 at Coupeville Elementary […]

San de Fuca history goes up in smoke

— Created June 22, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed A second vehicle collision in three months has caused significant damage to a central Whidbey Island landmark. Washington State Patrol said the driver of a semi-truck traveling […]

Freeland residents question supportive housing plans for motel

— Created June 22, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed A boisterous, standing-room-only crowd filled Trinity Lutheran Church’s meeting room last Thursday evening (June 16) to learn more about potential plans to convert the Harbor Inn motel […]

WICA’s “Apostrophe” explores life, relationships

— Created June 15, 2022 by Melanie Hammons

By Melanie Hammons Theater aficionados and locals alike have a rare opportunity now through June 25 to see a play penned by regional playwright, Liza Powel O’Brien, a play that’s […]

Saratoga Orchestra set to “Strum!” this weekend

— Created June 15, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed As familiar as a guitar is in the music world, the instrument is not often the focus of an orchestra concert. But classical guitar will take center […]

Street dances help kick start summer on Whidbey

— Created June 8, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed Ah, yes. Summer on Whidbey Island. One sure way to know it has arrived is when the Bayview Corner Summer Street Dances in Langley begin – and […]

Art in the Park promises “cornucopia of culture”

— Created June 8, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed Art is all around us – one just has to look for it in all its many forms. That, in essence, is what Art in the Park […]

Join Relay for Life at the Blue Fox Saturday

— Created June 1, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed It is Relay for Life time! The North Puget Sound/Whidbey Island event will be held at the Blue Fox Drive-In Theater in Oak Harbor Saturday from 1 […]

New mural celebrates Oak Harbor’s best

— Created June 1, 2022 by Kathy Reed

By Kathy Reed Those of us cruising along SE Pioneer Way heading into historic downtown Oak Harbor may have noticed a new mural gracing the side of Riverside Café. This […]