Patricia Guthrie

Record numbers seeking roles in Island Shakespeare Festival

More than 200 actors are vying for 20 positions in three plays at the 11th annual Langley fest.


WhidbeyHealth CEO apologizes for Clinton clinic chaos

Some longtime patients indicated they would seek health care in Everett or elsewhere.


Traditional Buddhist temple rises in South Whidbey woods

A multi-day consecration of the temple drew people fromGermany, Brazil, Denmark, Canada and Asia.


Whidbey’s shrimp season mighty small and plenty busy

Local waters are awash in thousands of buoys, hundreds of boaters and dinner for dozens.

Savor Spring with tastes of local wine, spirits and food

Six locations will be featured this weekend on the South Whidbey tour.

Sponsors step up for Whidbey’s old-fashioned July 4 parade

The 104th annual event at Maxwelton Beach was uncertain due to rising costs.

Club for board game ‘nerds’ of all ages forms in South Whidbey

“When you’re working on a computer all day, it’s nice to get off the screen.”

Historic Whidbey telephone building rolls back into downtown

Whidbey Telecom plans to renovate it into a history museum about communications and connections.

Petition calls for South Whidbey Superintendent to resign

Jo Moccia says she’s committed to working together with parents to address issues.

Film shows the plight of man through eyes of albatross

The birds are dying by the thousands as a result of plastic pollution swirling in the oceans.

Parents lash out at South Whidbey school board

Student bullying, special education and administrative raises are top concerns.

Bigfoot sightings abound on Whidbey

Is it a hairy hoax, an April Fool’s joke or a clue to reduce carbon footprint?

She grew up with a mother known for her odd behavior

An Oak Harbor filmmaker draws on her family secrets for global project on mental illness and trauma.

Langley photographer frames goats, sheep in whole new light

The “recovering photojournalist” moved to Whidbey Island from Chicago.

Bon voyage, Mystic Sea

After nearly 30 years of providing whale and wildlife tours, Monte and Cindy Hughes “pass the torch”

Whidbey couple proves that you’re never too old for romance

Peter Lawlor and Roberta Brown find great love in golden years

Guitar virtuoso from Whidbey Island to play Benaroya Hall

Musician Andre Feriante has been performing his “Day of Love” concerts for 20 consecutive years.

‘Extremely lucky’ Whidbey man resumes life after traumatic fire

The Island County Fairgrounds caretaker: “I survived. There’s something else out there for me.”

LeRoy Bell back to perform rockin’ soul on Whidbey Island

The Seattle singer-songwriter made it to the eighth spot on the first season of “The X Factor.”

Before texting: Party lines where everyone knew your business

A telecom museum on Whidbey Island will feature the history of telephones.