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                                A Langley man in a single-seat kit aircraft crashed Friday afternoon after his plane lost power while in the process of landing at Whidbey Airpark on South Whidbey.

Langley man injured in fiery plane crash

A 65-year-old Langley man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Friday afternoon after his plane crashed at… Continue reading

Brains and Brews: Library and Taproom team up for trivia nights

A librarian walks into a bar … It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but you can save… Continue reading

Newspaper writers win top awards

Two Whidbey News Group staff members received top writing awards at a statewide newspaper contest Friday. Jessie Stensland, editor of… Continue reading

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I-976 could detour Island Transit buses

If passed, Initiative 976 has the potential to significantly diminish bus and paratransit service in Island County. To discuss the… Continue reading

Port candidate lambastes incumbent at forum

Candidates at Tuesday night’s League of Women Voters forum in Langley kept mostly subdued and agreeable with their opponents, with… Continue reading

Suspects plucked in guitar case

A man with a pilfered guitar was arrested in a low-key sting operation by the Island County Sheriff’s Office Thursday,… Continue reading

The Hive Salon is a-buzz – find out why!

The Hive Salon team has been busy for the past few years, establishing themselves as Oak Harbor’s go-to source for… Continue reading

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Clinton business shuts lid on pickles production

Acknowledging that customer demand for a quality product could not outweigh debt and the need for investment capital, Britt Eustis Continue reading...

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s October art events

Here’s what’s happening in the Whidbey arts scene

Make a scarecrow this weekend at the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds

Ever since the first known scarecrows flopped over Egyptian wheat fields lining the Nile River, they’ve been linked to the Continue reading...

Stone and rock artist Rick Hahn from Earth2Art Studio prepares an artisan water fountain for the Whidbey Island Grown Week open studio hosted by himself and fellow artist/wife Rayna Hahn. Photo by Wendy Leigh/Whidbey News Group

Whidbey Island Grown Week grows with the flow

If there’s one thing that brings north and south islanders together every year, it’s Whidbey Island Grown Week. From Friday, Continue reading...

Business
Blooms Winery owner Virginia Bloom inspects rhubarb in the winery garden, which is used to make the award-winning Blooms Ambrosia Wine. Photo by Wendy Leigh/South Whidbey Record

Winery’s bistro blooms

On a week devoted to all things Whidbey Island Grown, it’s hard to imagine a place that more singularly embodies Continue reading...

 

 

Sports

Dominant defense carries Falcons to win / Soccer

Behind a defense that did not allow a shot on goal, the South Whidbey High School soccer team won 2-0… Continue reading

 

Falcon boys win at King’s / Cross country

The South Whidbey High School boys cross country team finished the regular season with a 20-40 win at King’s Thursday,… Continue reading

 

Life
Maegan Donier, left, and sisters Ada and June Murray find matching hats and accessories at the costume swap taking place through Oct. 30 at Langley’s Family Resource Center. Photo by Wendy Leigh / South Whidbey Record

Halloween is looming on South Whidbey

From a costume swap to Monster Mash party to an orchestra playing “Harry Potter” film scores, South Whidbey is scaring… Continue reading

 

Haunted fort will ‘scare the living daylights’

Fort Casey evokes images in the mind’s eye of sweeping views of Puget Sound, batteries with deep historical roots and… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

The Hive Salon is a-buzz – find out why!

The Hive Salon team has been busy for the past few years, Continue reading...

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5 great ways to make your fall look fabulous

Enjoying some ‘you time’ and getting Polished in Oak Harbor has never been easier

 

Make a BIG difference in a child’s life today

Building connections with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County

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Retirement community is the ‘perfect alternative’ for seniors

Regency on Whidbey brings independence to living and quality to life