Evan Thompson

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South Whidbey football program brings back beach practices

Beach practices under South Whidbey head coach Mark Hodson have long been…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 6:00am

Archers hit the mark with series of classes at Community Park

Dryah Artis’ posture is still as she draws back her bow. The…

  • Aug 19th, 2017 6:00am

Langley can pick up art insurance for free this time

The Langley City Council voted to insure artist Dale Reiger’s sculpture in…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 4:00pm

New Useless Bay learning center named after beloved PGA pro

Herb Magnusson didn’t expect any accolades in return for his services to…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 8:00am

Veterans survey to gauge service needs, population

Freeland resident Kat Ersch knows what’s done is done. Her late husband,…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 6:00am

Queer Pride Parade set for Sunday afternoon in downtown Langley

Langley is opening its arms to the LGBTQ community once again with…

  • Aug 12th, 2017 6:00am

School budget approved, parents express concern about consolidation

The South Whidbey School Board approved a $20.67 million budget for the…

  • Jul 29th, 2017 8:00am

Whidbey Crabs finish third in two-day home invitational

It was a good day for the Black brothers. Nick and Alex…

  • Jul 29th, 2017 6:00am

Recent testing at Lone Lake shows neurotoxin levels are 150 times over state limit

“When in doubt, stay out.” It turns out that simple catch phrase…

  • Jul 28th, 2017 2:05pm

New Lone Lake test shows neurotoxin level increase

Results from another analysis of Lone Lake show that neurotoxin levels have…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 12:00pm

Whidbey Triathlon to include sibling rivalry, family relay teams

Seven seconds were all that separated Richard Murphy from beating his sister…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 8:00am

Whidbey Island Fair, parade still a small town community affair

The small town vibes at the Whidbey Island Fair has drawn Ted…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 10:57am

Budget hearing for 2017-18 school year set for Wednesday

A $20.74 million budget for the 2017-18 school year will be discussed…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 12:33pm

Lone Lake closes due to toxic algae bloom

Lone Lake is closed temporarily due to toxic algae levels that are…

  • Jul 21st, 2017 4:00pm

UW study pins orca pregnancy problems on lack of salmon

A new study links a lack of salmon to failed pregnancies in…

  • Jul 19th, 2017 10:00am

Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay draws nearly 6,000 racers

The scenery along the Northwest Passage Ragnar Relay helped, a lot. It…

  • Jul 19th, 2017 10:00am

Property tax hikes part of McCleary agreement

A hike in property taxes is coming in 2018 with an increased…

  • Jul 15th, 2017 8:00am

Lack of hitting, errors lead to losses at tournament

South Whidbey Little League 11/12 outfielder Myles Lind thought the game was…

  • Jul 15th, 2017 8:00am

Man alleged to have destroyed two homes charged with first degree arson

A 48-year-old man accused of starting a fire that burned down two…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 1:30pm

Celebrate America draws hundreds to Freeland Park

The 23rd annual Celebrate America event entertained hundreds for more than eight…

  • Jul 8th, 2017 12:00pm

Select coach hired to lead South Whidbey girls soccer program

Terry Swanson is South Whidbey High School’s new girls soccer coach. Swanson,…

  • Jul 8th, 2017 8:00am

Forty people participate in demonstration calling for President Trump’s impeachment

The first of what may become a series of protests calling for…

  • Jul 7th, 2017 6:00pm

Arson suspect suffered from mental health issues, police say

A man suspected of starting a fire that destroyed two homes on…

  • Jul 7th, 2017 2:24pm

Mega Sports Camp teaches kids about the basics, sportsmanship

Benjamin Scott Cone couldn’t think of a better place to be than…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 10:00am

Dancin’ in the streets; Langley Street Dance to feature music, beer garden, food

Langley’s Second Street Plaza may be hard to recognize this weekend. Hundreds…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 6:00am

Seawall Park to have a theme of ‘natural beauty’

A host of little changes currently underway are steering Seawall Park in…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017 2:30pm

Langley City Council votes to rock on with OK of live music event

The show will go on. The Langley City Council gave The Machine…

  • Jul 2nd, 2017 8:55am

Seventy-five participate in 20th annual Chum Run at Community Park

Scott Knackstedt’s experience as a collegiate runner shined through at the 20th…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 8:00am

Clinton man wins taekwondo sparring world championship

Whidbey Island has a mixed martial arts world champion. Jeffrey Chia of…

  • Jun 28th, 2017 6:00am

Eight former Falcons to pursue collegiate athletic careers

Bayley Gochanour doesn’t know exactly what the future will hold for her…

  • Jun 24th, 2017 8:00am

Organizers scrub Choochokam 2017, announce new vision

Choochokam is cancelled, again. An email sent to a Langley business by…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 6:00pm

New website provides history behind Langley’s downtown buildings

The history behind many of Langley’s downtown buildings is now just a…

  • Jun 24th, 2017 1:51pm

Math camp; it’s cooler than it sounds

Cormac McCarthy doesn’t want kids to be afraid of math, but the…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 6:00am

Seven Falcons inducted into the 2017 Wall of Fame

Megan Drake has walked through South Whidbey High School’s athletic hallway countless…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 6:00am

School board director disagrees with raise for superintendent

South Whidbey School District Superintendent Jo Moccia received her third annual raise…

  • Jun 17th, 2017 8:00am

Competitive imbalance in league cited as reason for head coach’s resignation

South Whidbey boys soccer coach Emerson “Skip” Robbins has resigned from his…

  • Jun 17th, 2017 8:00am

Sanctuary city topic costs Langley a fifth of its annual legal budget

The sanctuary city discussion was a costly topic for the city of…

  • Jun 16th, 2017 4:00pm

Falcon softball standout to compete in national tournaments with select team

The end of the school year is a welcome respite for most…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 6:00am

Mysterious case of missing bouncy house partially solved by eagle-eyed parks worker

Tom Fallon, South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District’s Groundskeeper, was just beginning…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 6:00am

South Whidbey High School, South Whidbey Academy graduate 118

South Whidbey High School graduate Spencer Fee knows that while one chapter…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 1:16pm

Langley Middle School campus to house research, archive center

Langley Middle School’s doors may be closing to students next week, but…

  • Jun 10th, 2017 8:00am

A sports year in review: September to June

State titles, forfeits, coaching resignations and retirements were among the dozens of…

  • Jun 10th, 2017 6:00am

Two new sculptures coming to Clyde Alley in Langley

Clyde Alley was once barren of art. Today, it’s shaping up be…

  • Jun 9th, 2017 1:04pm

Valedictorians talk challenges, obstacles, accomplishments

A total of 102 South Whidbey High School students will receive their…

  • Jun 7th, 2017 8:00am

Beusch appointed to Langley City Council seat

Burt Beusch is Langley’s newest city council member. Beusch was appointed to…

  • Jun 7th, 2017 6:00am

Langley City Council shelves inclusive ordinance, proposal supporters vow to fight on in November election

Langley’s long debated inclusive city ordinance appears to be dead. The city…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 1:29pm

Around 200 former students, staff say farewell to Langley Middle School

It was like a family reunion for Nedra Floyd Paulter. The 1966…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 1:26pm

Inclusive city ordinance proposal returns, again

The long awaited first reading of an inclusive city ordinance is set…

  • Jun 3rd, 2017 6:00am

Falcon softball earns first win at state in a ‘long time’

South Whidbey’s softball team was just glad to be at the class…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 2:14pm

Four Falcons place at state track meet in Cheney

South Whidbey senior sprinter Bailey Forsyth’s final high school competition was like…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017 4:00pm