Amy Pisa, left, and Brennan Callahan, work in the fields at Lavender Wind Farm. Behind them are sunflower forts, which owner Sarah Richards planted in place of lavender that died last winter due to too much rain. - Megan Hansen photo

Farm gears up for lavender festival

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

The pretty purple fields at Lavender Wind Farm off West Beach are a far cry from last year’s “bumper” crop.


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New children’s novel sets story at Fort Casey

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 5:00AM updated at 3:20PM

Evans’ book, “This is Not a Werewolf Story,” is a middle grade novel aimed at 9-to-12-year-old readers that is set at Fort Casey on Whidbey Island.

Soroptimist celebrate graduates of ‘Dream It Be It’ program

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 3:00PM

Members of Soroptimist International of Coupeville held a recognition celebration for graduates who completed the fall 2015 and spring 2016 Dream It Be It: Career Support for Girls program.

Art a sort of self-therapy for Coupeville counselor

  • Jul 13, 2016 at 2:00PM

Mark Lucero, 51, has played with art in various forms for most of his life, but he didn’t start showing his paintings professionally at galleries around Whidbey Island until 14 years ago.

Coupeville Wharf display nears completion

  • Jul 6, 2016 at 3:00PM

Coupeville’s marine exhibit at the wharf gained a giant mural by local artist Kris Wiltse this weekend.

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