Cooking up lessons in Langley’s Learning Labs

Youth, adults take classes in revamped home ec and shop classrooms

Geri Forbes’ four-year tenure marked by change, controversy and construction

Bottom line got healthier than took a turn for the worse

Spring is here. Officially.

Hello sun, sailing, flowers, fun, warm dirt and higher temperatures

Dogs still get to run free by the sea in Langley

Seawall Park exempted from new leash law

Navy photo
                                A total of 36 additional EA-18G Growlers will be coming to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

Navy announces decision on Growlers

Under a decision announced Wednesday, the Navy will add 36 EA-18G Growler aircraft to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and… Continue reading

Pentagon urges weakened standards on PFAS contamination

It’s unclear what impact, if any, the Pentagon’s proposal to weaken standards for groundwater pollution found around military bases across… Continue reading

Port renames, rebrands Langley fair property to attract events

One of the oldest venues on South Whidbey has a new name — Whidbey Island Fairgrounds and Events Center. Let’s… Continue reading

The city of Langley plans to replace well-loved playground equipment at Generation Park with a new structure that includes glide slides, spiral climber, horizontal loop ladder, spin cup, toddler swing and more. (Photo provided)

Generation Park slated for new playground equipment

Glide slides, spiral climber, loop ladder, spin cup and more swinging in soon

Whidbey birds winging it at Clyde Theatre

Johnsons’ new film debuts March 24, 31

Whidbey Homeless Coalition Spring Fling set for March 23

Annual fundraiser features taco meal, live music, auction, dessert dash

New harbormaster named for South Whidbey Port

Patrick Boin moves up the port ladder

Business

Couple brings New Zealand backpack brand to Whidbey

Distributors leap from buying outdoor gear to selling it

 

 

Sports

Falcons continue string of shutouts / Baseball

It was another game and another shutout for the South Whidbey High School baseball team as the Falcons throttled visiting… Continue reading

 

Wildcats slip by Falcons / Tennis

A strong performance in singles play helped Oak Harbor edge the visiting South Whidbey High School tennis team 4-3 Wednesday,… Continue reading

 

Opinion

Editorial: In a time of change, hospital board needs to be open, transparent

After a year of bad financial news and a week of rumors, WhidbeyHealth CEO Geri Forbes announced she will retire.… Continue reading

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Letter: Pay bumps for our school leaders are well-deserved

Editor, The purpose of this letter is to provide information to the community regarding administrative salaries. The South Whidbey School… Continue reading

  • 2 days ago

 

Marketplace
Speak to local outdoor recreation experts and discover all there is to do in the region at the Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23.

Expo offers your key to the great outdoors

Check out the free Recreation Northwest Expo, Feb. 23!

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond