Patricia Guthrie

Equesterian enterprises on Whidbey have trail rides, therapy

Ride horses at Stride ’N Glide, Equestrian Crossings and Whidbey Equestrian Center in Coupeville.


Woman to share her sailboat’s story at Port Townsend festival

Kaci Cronkhite grew up “at the bottom of the ocean, in the…


Aging well on Whidbey: Island County residents live longer

Joe Lumsden calls it the “Camelot Lite” effect. Others…


Barber drops anchor in Oak Harbor, opens Yondersea shop

Would you let a bald guy cut your hair? Kevin Bell, the big, bearded and bald barber who just set up shop in downtown Oak… Continue reading

$50 million hospital expansion set to open later this year

Private “air-jet” massage tubs for mothers-to-be. Skylights shining above waiting rooms. Patient rooms larger than “apodments” in Seattle and tiled bathrooms nicer than… Continue reading

Island County launches pilot program to combat opioid abuse

A new outreach team that seeks out addicts on their own turf began on Camano Island… Continue reading

Whidbey couple build whimsical garden creations

Vanca Lumsden likes to say if you’re sitting on a bench made of old barn wood and willow branches anywhere on Whidbey Island,… Continue reading

Marvels of metal and wood

Built solid Carleton Fine Work owner Sean Carleton builds what he calls sculptural furniture at his Bothell studio. To learn more, visit his webpage at… Continue reading