Lois Edstrom, a Coupeville resident, recently published her latest collection of poetry, “Night Beyond Black.”  - Kate Daniel photo

Coupeville writer healing with power of poetry

  • Aug 11, 2016 at 11:00AM

After a decades-long career in healthcare, including several years at Whidbey Internal Medicine, Lois Edstrom, a Coupeville poet, retired in 2004 to allocate more of her time to writing. Since then she has published numerous poems in anthologies and journals, as well as two chapbooks and a recently released full-length collection “Night Beyond Black.”


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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.

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