Evan Thompson

The Nobel Prize: South Whidbey grad’s research contributed to coveted physics award

A South Whidbey grad who played a role in observing and studying ripples in the fabric of space-time found out Tuesday that her efforts have… Continue reading

Falcon volleyball nearly upsets top-ranked team in class 2A

South Whidbey volleyball gave the top-ranked team in class 2A a serious scare on Thursday night. The Falcons narrowly lost to Archbishop Murphy 3-2 at… Continue reading

Beusch, Korrow vie for Langley City Council, Position 1

Serving the hopes and wishes of citizens, improving affordable housing and supporting economic vitality are among the common threads for the candidates in the race… Continue reading

Falcon girls soccer claim much needed victory over Sultan

Following a 6-0 win over Sultan on Saturday, South Whidbey girls soccer is in line to end a three-year playoff drought. Hosting the first round… Continue reading

WSU Extension Island County embraces digital portal to education

The burden of having to travel off-island for college courses has the power to derail an academic career. Timothy Lawrence, director of Washington State University… Continue reading

Highway 525 crash sends two to hospital as ‘precautionary measure’

Two people were transported to WhidbeyHealth following a rear-end collision on Highway 525 near Coles Road on Wednesday afternoon. According to emergency responders, the two-car… Continue reading

Davis steps down as girls basketball head coach

Andy Davis has resigned as South Whidbey girls basketball’s head coach. Davis led the program for seven seasons and reached the postseason in four of… Continue reading

Funeral home loss worries police

The closure of South Whidbey’s only funeral home in July has presented an intriguing dilemma for the Langley Police Department. In the event of a… Continue reading

Volleyball squad earns two league victories

South Whidbey volleyball is 4-2 overall and 2-2 in the Cascade Conference following two shutout wins over Cedar Park Christian and Granite Falls. The Falcons’… Continue reading

Vacant buildings lead to meeting with biz leader

Langley residents and the city’s mayor have deemed two vacant buildings in town a public “eye sore,” and the city council has subsequently requested an… Continue reading

Falcon football notches another win on the road

South Whidbey football is on a two-game winning streak after a 13-7 road win over Ocosta on Sept. 22. The Falcons (2-2 overall) continue their… Continue reading

Falcons’ top doubles team challenges state runners-up

Playing in the Emerald City League is both a blessing and a curse for South Whidbey’s boys tennis team. The Falcons face top-notch competition throughout… Continue reading

King’s, Cedar Park Christian consider jumping ship to Emerald City League | UPDATED

Move could result in collapse of Falcons’ home league, Cascade Conference

Freshmen given ‘OK’ to play in certain situations on Friday nights

South Whidbey football’s 42-8 win over Valley View Secondary on Sept. 15 not only broke a 20-game losing streak, but also marked the first time… Continue reading

No seismic work planned at LMS

Seismically retrofitting Langley Middle School isn’t on the South Whidbey School District’s agenda for the foreseeable future. Most of the maintenance work already completed or… Continue reading

Lack of depth could be girls soccers’ Achilles’ heel

If there’s anything that could hold South Whidbey girls soccer back from ending a four-year playoff drought, it’s a lack of depth. The Falcons are… Continue reading

Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom turns 20, celebration planned for next month

As much as salmon and students are integral to the Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom, so are its volunteer teachers. The backbone of the Whidbey Watershed Stewards,… Continue reading

Langley Main Street Association to clean up Langley Park

The Langley Main Street Association is taking the lead on making improvements to Langley Park. The park, located on Second Street and Anthes Avenue, has… Continue reading

Several Falcons place in top 25 at home meet

Three South Whidbey runners placed in the top 25 at the 39th Carl Westling Invitational on Saturday at South Whidbey High School. Falcon freshman Kaia… Continue reading

South Whidbey Football breaks losing streak with 42-8 win

South Whidbey football finally has a win under its belt. But, it came with a crippling blow to a senior leader. The Falcons beat Valley… Continue reading