Celeste Erickson

Freeland Library turns 20

Once it was a dream, a hope for what could be. But a bit of vision, a lot of hard work and selling a few flowers paid off and this year the Freeland Library turns 20.

Neighbors protest Clinton cell tower, soil sampling

Residents on Lupine Lane in Clinton woke up to an unwelcome noise Monday morning. Nine neighbors had gathered to physically block a drilling tractor from entering the Dorothy Cleveland Trail through an access road on the small street. Ed Field, operations manager of the Port of South Whidbey, said the workers were checking on area conditions of the proposed tower – a requirement of the building permit.

Sign theft, vandalism raise South Whidbey school board candidate ire

Candidate Rocco Gianni had some heated words for those stealing candidates’ signs during a South Whidbey School Board meeting Wednesday.

Longer, costlier Possession Point boat ramp sought by Port of South Whidbey

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners informally agreed on the scope of the Possession Beach boat ramp revamp project Tuesday, May 13.

Port of South Whidbey study reveals district demographics

The Port of South Whidbey commissioners began the process this week of reviewing and prioritizing long-term goals for the district’s strategic plan.

School year begins: More than 1,500 report for first day in South Whidbey schools

A ringing bell will once again be a familiar sound for South Whidbey School District students.

Students reach new notes with South Whidbey show choir

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.

Project unites people, experiences in South Whidbey through bowls

A shared meal, a homecoming, an offering. These are just some of the many ways South Whidbey residents are telling their stories through bowls.

Civil rights champion Grethe Cammermeyer inducted into Nursing Hall of Fame

Alongside letters from former presidents, honorary certificates from several universities and movie posters depicting her life’s work, Langley resident Grethe Cammermeyer is adding yet another honor to the wall in her home office.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey Harbor opens to community celebration

South End officials and representatives officially opened the two new docks at South Whidbey Harbor this Friday, April 25.

Adventures in the kitchen | Students learn to roast, bake and fry in new HUB series

One part ambition, two parts learning and a dash of expertise to lead the way. That is the recipe for students taking part in The HUB’s newest after-school class, Chef Cooking Series for Youth, featuring four South Whidbey chefs.

Lake fishing off to a quiet start on the South End

Well into its first week of the year, lowland lake fishing season began with a calm start.

Waldorf students set to explore Moab desert

Students in the eighth-grade class of Whidbey Island Waldorf School are preparing for their final journey together, and what an adventure it will be.

Service dog program to hold Langley fundraiser

A program providing unconditional love is seeking a little financial love from the South Whidbey community.

Saratoga Orchestra launches conductor search

Swoon to the sounds made by a few of South Whidbey’s finest musicians.

Participants determine ‘Deadly Deed’ culprit at Langley Mystery Weekend

Langley’s 30th annual mystery weekend came to a close Sunday as residents and out-of-towners cracked the case of “The Deadly Deed.”

Habitat hands over keys to new Freeland home

Freeland welcomed a new homeowner to the Beachwood neighborhood Thursday.

South Whidbey Harbor expansion nears finish, port preps for ceremony

There are still a few more tasks left on the to-do list, but the expansion at South Whidbey Harbor is now open for public use and port officials are preparing for a grand opening next week.

South Whidbey teams fun run long, grueling race into hometown

Langley welcomed the tired, costumed and cheering masses of Ragnar Relay’s Northwest Passage race this weekend.

Artists adorn shops with all the trimmings for Langley event

Downtown Langley is all dressed up for the holidays.