Growing new farmers at Maxwelton school

‘You need a farmer three times a day’

It’s bat season on Whidbey

Thursday marked the first official day of summer, which means longer days, picnics, barbecues and bats. “It’s a good time… Continue reading

EDC names new director

Promoting economic development in Island County comes with its own unique set of challenges, but Sharon Sappington said she plans… Continue reading

Pride without prejudice

Rainbow skies celebrate annual showing of diversity

Sheriff candidates field questions

Homelessness, property theft, drugs and other issues addressed

Expert says chief followed right protocol

David Marks’ arrest of suspect ‘exactly what we teach’

Homegrown ‘Frijole Friday’

Fundraiser features student crops, cooking

‘Art with a Message’

Students worldview a kaleidoscope of visions

Langley trail system to be explored

Thursday meeting step toward goal

Retired zoology prof restores a wetland wonder

When Dr. Sievert Rohwer moved to Whidbey Island in the early 1980s, he remembered seeing large migrations of salamanders trying Continue reading...

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New education, training program for juvenile court

Island County Juvenile Court will soon start a pilot program aimed at reducing recidivism through education and career training. The… Continue reading


Paula Ludtke, SWHS teacher and choir director, sang a rendition of “Thanks for the Memories” to Chris Gibson to honor him for his five years of service as Foundation Board President. Photo provided. Photo by Laura Canby.

Schools foundation ends year with gala, awards

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation followed up its annual fundraising gala — which raised a record $22,000 — with the… Continue reading

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Future of SW basketball on display at camp

The hall leading to the South Whidbey High School gymnasium is adorned with photos of past Falcon athletic stars. This… Continue reading


Heggenes, Pope receive Cliff Gillies Award

Seniors Kolby Heggenes and Lewis Pope were the recipients of this year’s Cliff Gillies Award for South Whidbey High School.… Continue reading


Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer


In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving


Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.