Longtime Islander, store owner passes

Nevin Wayne Stout was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in Sunnyvale, California. In 1954 he married his sweetheart Doreen and they had...

Marie Etta Smith: December 20, 1923 – September 28, 2018

Marie Etta Smith passed away peacefully in a nursing home located at Dana Point, California. She left her home in Avalon, in May of...

Yacht Club caps Teen Center funding drive

A personal appeal by Kevin Huncke to the Catalina Island Yacht Club Foundation board drew the final funding to reach their monetary goal of...

Catalina remembers the nation’s fallen

Avalon’s first-ever female post commander pf the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Jen Dreizehn (pictured standing), delivered her first Memorial Day speech on Monday. She...

Tanya Christine Beresov: April 5, 1955 – April 25, 2018

Tanya Christine Beresov came to the Island in 1977 with her parents Yuri and Karen Beresov and sister Irene to open the family business,...

World champion magician to perform at Catalina Island Museum on May...

The upcoming First Fridays at the Museum kicks off a summer of magic at the Catalina Island Museum. Working closely with the Magic Castle in...

Rest in Peace: ‘Bert’ Jordan

We thank our dear friends for their condolences on the passing of Bert Jordan. The sorrow and sadness have been minimized by your thoughtfulness. We are...

Rest in Peace: Alison Hunter Johnston

Alison Hunter Johnston passed away on Thursday, March 29th, following a series of health challenges in the last year. Known as “Ali,” she lived life...

Rest in Peace: Helen Mayberry, 1924-2018

Helen Mayberry was born in Los Angeles, at the California hospital, to Catalina Adargo Godman and Don Godman, on May 23rd, 1924. Much to her...

Islanders gather to say goodbye to Helen Wilson

For the Islander More than 150 Catalina Islanders gathered with “overtown” friends Monday to say their goodbyes to a woman who is believed to have...
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