Karina Andrew

Community members stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance while listening to a South Whidbey School District board meeting. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

South Whidbey schools delay decision on Pledge of Allegiance

The move did not sit well with some residents who claim their voices are being silenced.

 

Pledge of Allegiance interrupts South Whidbey school board

An audience member wondered why it is not part of the agenda, like a regular statement about indigenous people.

 

Whidbey Island tourism spikes in 2021

Daily visitors to Island County boomed this year despite COVID, with economic impact far-reaching.

 

Damian Greene (Whidbey News-Times)

Whidbey man threatens to sue students over Facebook post

Damian Greene says the posting indicates he had a role in stealing a Black Lives Matter banner.

Damian Greene (Whidbey News-Times)
Chris Stack and Samantha Soule film a scene of their movie, "Midday Black, Midnight Blue," on the Coupeville wharf June 14. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Indie film crew: Whidbey residents are ‘generous and welcoming’

The movie makers are shooting scenes for a full-length feature at various sites around the island.

Chris Stack and Samantha Soule film a scene of their movie, "Midday Black, Midnight Blue," on the Coupeville wharf June 14. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Washingtonians for Change protesters rally in front of South Whidbey High School. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

Whidbey groups clash over ‘critical race theory’ in school

One organizer said that because most students are white, she saw no reason for a “Black Lives Matter” banner.

Washingtonians for Change protesters rally in front of South Whidbey High School. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)
Amanda Ferrara poses with ball python Lemon and bearded dragon Drogon. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)

A warm heart for cold-blooded critters

Amanda Ferrara owns 14 scaly friends of her own, each with its own unique personality.

Amanda Ferrara poses with ball python Lemon and bearded dragon Drogon. (Photo by Karina Andrew/Whidbey News-Times)