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For a group of students at South Whidbey Academy, it’s time to give back to their community.
‘Not your typical girl’ | South Whidbey resident featured in national beer advertising campaign for hard work, dedication
Jacqueline Gabelein is awake and leaving for the gym by 3:45 a.m. She trains for an hour and is back at her home by 5:30 a.m. to get started on her chores, starting the fire and packing lunches.
Come next weekend Langley will transform from the quaint Village by the Sea to a city filled with intrigue as a fictional murder takes place and visitors are eager to get to the bottom of it.
The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors are off and running to resurface the South Whidbey High School track.
South Whidbey residents have the opportunity to savor the sounds of yesteryear with “FRED & GINGER – NO DANCING,” an original musical by Freeland resident Ken Merrell that opens Thursday.
The initial search for a new Port of South Whidbey commissioner has yielded just one result. The application deadline for the District 2 seat formerly occupied by Chris Jerome passed last week and Langley resident Ed Halloran was the only one to submit a resume with the district.
The rising beat of a tune. A sudden rush of people dressed in red and dancing in sync. For the people participating, it’s more than a flash mob, it’s a message.
Port of South Whidbey commissioners will implement a series of staff changes next week.
Island Strings began its 40th year of teaching this year and the number of lives touched in that time is nearly uncountable.
Hours of practice and rehearsals over lunch hours have paid off for two Langley Middle School students.
Aaron Cash recently returned to Island Dance to work with students. He taught class and created dance pieces for company dancers and alumnae over the weekend after touring for 10 years on Cher’s “Love Hurts” tour. He has danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov and with Twyla Tharp as her pas de deux partner. Cash has worked with the theatre’s dance students for four years. “It amazes me what really good training there is here,” he said of the dance studio. “They [the students] always seem to love what they do.”
Before the lights go down and the theatre goes silent for opening night, the stage is noisy, props are dropped, cues are missed. It’s all part of the long rehearsal process for the cast and crew members involved in one of Whidbey Island Center for the Arts’ largest theatre productions, “City of Angels.”
Chairs were replaced by logs, desks by laps and textbooks by the real thing — nature. Students went beyond the controlled environment of a typical classroom and into the forest this week.
The night awaits for dancers to feel the rhythm of South Whidbey’s finest music students.
For some in Island County, finding a home and a safe place to live is a struggle.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated by a day of service for many on South Whidbey.
Port of South Whidbey Commissioner Chris Jerome has resigned from his seat on the board.
The floors are covered in colored canvas of past pieces and everything is on wheels for easy mobility. Stallman Studio is a place to create and connect, a true working space.
The high school track was the hot-button topic Wednesday night during a South Whidbey School District workshop.
Improving business growth, enhancing transportation opportunities and maintaining public access for waterfronts are a few the Port of South Whidbey’s primary goals over the next six years.
We asked people in Langley what they thought of the Second Street Project, set to start next week. Here are there responses.
Noémi Ban has lived through some of the darkest moments of this past century, from surviving Nazi genocide to life in post-war Soviet occupation.
Ivan Neaigus’ life as a caregiver is an unfinished canvas. Perhaps it will always be so.
Abel Rocha will never forget attending his first concerts as a child. The music gave him a new perspective of the world. Now, as a musician himself, he hopes to inspire people in the same way.
A trembling hand, a thumping heart and the “ummms” that come with not knowing what to say next: public speaking is a hard skill to master.
For more than 20 years, Barb Nichols has imagined a room filled with color. A place for people to be immersed in various shades that uplift spirits.
After a bumpy year, the South Whidbey Harbor Expansion project is on the verge of completion.
Friday was a day for the birds for more than 60 people signed up and taking part in the annual Christmas Bird Count.
Coming in for a landing after a busy year, South Whidbey favorites Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel are returning for their 29th annual performance, “Twelfth Night.”
When artist Richard Evans walks into his Clinton studio, he walks into an area full of objects that have taken on another life.
A shared meal, a homecoming, an offering. These are just some of the many ways South Whidbey residents are telling their stories through bowls.
Freeland residents Joy and Craig Johnson have pecked out a new book for up and coming birders.
A work by the world-renowned artist Pablo Picasso is now on display on Central Whidbey.
One to two inches of wet snow blanketed Whidbey Island early Friday and resulted in an island-wide shutdown of schools.
The underwater robotics competition just got a little tougher on South Whidbey.
Experience a performance filled with holiday magic this weekend.
Langley United Methodist Chancel Choir presents its annual Advent Concert over two performances this weekend.
The Christmas lights are up and running at Clinton resident Jerry Beck’s home for the holiday season.
Here comes good ol’ Charlie Brown to the stage. Experience life with Charlie Brown in song as he ponders the agony of spending lunch time alone, beginning book reports and, of course, working up the courage to meet that little red-headed girl.
Artists across the island are finding new ways to connect with holiday shoppers this season. Markets and stores in the community have kicked it into gear for the holiday season.
Downtown Langley is all dressed up for the holidays.
Does penis size matter? Clinton native Patrick Moote believes he has answered the long sought-after question in his new documentary film.
A rare tie vote by the South Whidbey School Board last week has stalled a proposed housekeeping measure concerning student athlete transportation.
Hoping to clear up confusion surrounding the most recent problem with the marina expansion project, Port of South Whidbey elected officials met with staff in a special meeting this week.
South Whidbey will be wafting in the smells of good home cooking come Thanksgiving.
Island Consort is heading full force into its inaugural season with four shows and two smaller performances this year.
Students in the sixth and seventh grades at Langley Middle School reveled in the flavor of some of their own grown food during the Taste of Whidbey event Thursday, Nov. 14.
In the world of cheese-making, Freeland resident Pam Cassidy has staked her claim.
More challenges with the marina expansion project are ahead for the Port of South Whidbey commissioners.
South Whidbey High School singers are belting out new tunes this year and a few dance moves to boot. Music in Motion is the school’s new show choir that features singing, dancing and solos for the 44 students involved, many of whom have never sung before. The group will be performing for their premiere at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the high school auditorium. Admission is free.