Celeste Erickson

Riding for a cause: Clinton resident trains for a 545-mile bike ride to end AIDS

Four months ago, Clinton resident Natasha Dworkin never would have imagined being the type of person to ride 545 miles on a bike.

Stepping up to the lectern: South Whidbey group aims to fine-tune communication skills

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.

South Whidbey Academy students try hand at grant giving

For a group of students at South Whidbey Academy, it’s time to give back to their community.

Question of the week: Langley

We asked people in Langley what they thought of the Second Street Project, set to start next week. Here are there responses.

Port of South Whidbey project hits snag

With a grant application denied, Port of South Whidbey officials were scratching their heads last week looking for alternative ways to fund a renovation of the Possession Beach boat ramp.

Young violinist takes on a few firsts, aims to enthrall

Langley musician Gloria Ferry-Brennan is treading new waters in an upcoming performance next weekend.

Hungry trick or treaters find fun, treats on South Whidbey

Residents roamed South Whidbey sidewalks and events Thursday with one goal — candy.

Robotics Anonymous | ‘No kit, no guidebook’

The underwater robotics competition just got a little tougher on South Whidbey.

Planning the day, Whidbey style: Wedding show puts island vendors on the map

Buses full of newlyweds, mothers, and wedding and event enthusiasts toured the Coupeville area Saturday for the inaugural Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour.

Orchestra brings a piece of Italy to Whidbey

With all the makings of an Italian drama, the Whidbey Island Community Orchestra will conclude its 2013-2014 season with “Italian Spring” this Friday, May 16.

Langley Marina work to resume today

Work on the South Whidbey Harbor expansion project is expected to resume this week.

Port of South Whidbey chooses Halloran for District 2

The Port of South Whidbey is back to full strength.

Langley sixth grader declares kale tastier than ice cream

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.

South Whidbey residents beware, for there are many celebrating Halloween affairs

The South End is loaded with holiday events this year, from the sheer frightful to the enchanting, providing parents and trick or treaters alike with a range of communities to visit.

LAKE brings soft rock, harmonies to Bayview

For returning Langley residents Eli Moore and Ashley Eriksson, Whidbey Island is a place of inspiration. After touring throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan with their band LAKE, the husband wife have circled back to the island to continue their work.

Langley artist featured in Seattle International Film Festival

Langley animator Drew Christie explores homelessness through the eyes of a teenager in his new film “The Beast Inside,” debuting at the Seattle International Film Festival.

Grand marshals, the Stones, lead Maxwelton Parade

Terry and Merrillyn Stone have a lot to celebrate this year, from new family members (one arrived just last week) to their 60th anniversary together. To top it off, the couple will usher in the 98th annual Maxwelton Beach 4th of July Parade as the grand marshals.

Community Thrift store opens Freeland lot to vendors

Thrift store shopping is as much about the hunt as it is about the find.

Gallery remembers South Whidbey Artist

The work of Ken Hassrick, a longtime figurative artist on the Island, is being remembered at Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art for the next two months.

Musicians aim to broaden perspective through music

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.