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Coupeville pastor prepares for life in wheelchair

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 1:40PM

Well-known Coupeville church leader Garrett Arnold is preparing for life in a wheelchair after his spinal cord was severely damaged when he fell down a steep, 25-foot embankment in Ledgewood.

Endorsements for the Aug 7 primary

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:15PM

As voters peruse their ballots for the Aug. 7 primary election, they’re presented with five candidates in the race for District 1 county commissioner, and four in the race in District 2..

Quilt show reflects resourcefulness, artistry

  • Aug 26, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:15PM

Bits and pieces of the lives of people who lived on Whidbey Island before us are displayed in a colorful quilt show reflecting the homespun values of resourceful women at the Island County Historical Museum in Coupeville.

Pulling for a healthier environment, one weed at a time

  • Aug 26, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

With university training in botanical medicine, I can’t help but harbor fondness for a lot of what my fellow gardeners dismiss as lowly weeds.

Water robots make a splash at Whidbey Island Fair

  • Aug 16, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

Curiosity flew through space and landed on Mars in the beginning of August. Now exploring the surface of the Red Planet, the remotely operated vehicle sends pictures of an unfamiliar and desolate landscape back to scientists eagerly awaiting each image on Earth.

Veterans Resource Center moves to Bayview

  • Aug 10, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

The Veterans Resource Center of Whidbey Island has found a new home, enabling it to consolidate three existing facilities to one location.

National Night Out set for Aug. 7

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

The 29th annual National Night Out will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor.

Around-the-world bike trek helps orphans

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

Randall Leese, 24, was in Central America in 2008 when he received an e-mail from his older brother Andrew that he later said changed his life.

Rebecca" tells story of Whidbey's early settlers

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

Looking out across the prairie toward Admiralty Inlet, it’s not hard to imagine why the first settlers here thought they’d found paradise.

Shifty sailors sing shanties

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

World-renowned sea shanty singer Tom Lewis will be performing with the Shifty Sailors at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 in the Coupeville High School Performing Arts Center.

Community Calendar

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

Events, classes and entertainment throughout Whidbey Island.

Tour Sunnyside Cemetery on Labor Day

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

Central Whidbey Island historian and pioneer descendant, Roger Sherman, will lead a guided tour of the historic Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

Dogs ready to party at Wag 'n' Walk

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:14PM

Greenbank Farm goes to the dogs on Sunday, Aug. 26 with the annual Wag ’n’ Walk, a celebration of all things canine.

Woodpalooza returns to Whidbey

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild will present the ninth annual “Art + Wood = Woodpalooza @ WICA,” which will be held Sept. 1 through 3 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley.

Picnic for beach access

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Mike McVay invites anyone interested to join him for a picnic at a public beach starting at noon on Sunday, Aug. 19.

Hunter safety course planned

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

The Central Whidbey Sportsmen’s Association is offering four opportunities to participate in its series of hunter training and safety education.

Change of venue for Megan McClung Run

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

The city of Oak Harbor and the parents of Maj. Megan McClung have joined forces for this year's 6th annual Maj. Megan McClung Memorial Run, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 at Windjammer Park.

Coupeville the cradle of coffee craze

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Coupeville is known for many things – and can even claim credit for being the cradle of the worldwide coffee craze.

Lots of entertainment on tap at Arts Festival

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Not only can art lovers can feast their eyes on a variety of handmade objets d'art at the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12, they also can enjoy a variety of entertainment as well.

Wine and beer garden planned at Arts Festival

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Following a successful inaugural year, the Central Whidbey Chamber of Commerce will host a wine and beer garden at this weekend's Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

Froggwell art show highlights art, garden

  • Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Some traditions just get better every year. This weekend's Froggwell Biennale 2012 Art Show is one of them.

Bolstad, Freeman exhibit at Schouten Gallery

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

The Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm will hold an opening reception to honor new exhibits by painter Karin Bolstad and sculptor Dan Freeman from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

Shakespeare Festival begins Aug. 4

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

Island Shakespeare Festival on Whidbey Island opens its 2012 summer offering with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Saturday, Aug. 4 through Aug. 26 at the Storyhouse Stage in Clinton.

Tall ship to visit Coupeville

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:13PM

The 2012 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will include a visit by the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, which is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Coupeville Wharf on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The ship will offer public tours and sails during the festival on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12.

Museum features quilt exhibit

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00AM updated Aug 31, 2012 at 12:12PM

The Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville is featuring an exhibit of antique quilts and quilt tops through Labor Day.

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