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Falcons break homecoming losing streak with 27-17 victory

South Whidbey football broke a streak of five consecutive homecoming night losses, while also continuing a two-month-long winning streak with a 27-17 victory over Concrete… Continue reading

Two South Whidbey women travel to Malawi to provide aid

Two members of the local Days for Girls organization recently headed to Malawi, Africa to provide aid to young women. South Whidbey residents Janette Skardaal… Continue reading

Langley to hold open house on comprehensive plan update

A road map of Langley’s future will be on display next week. An open house for the city’s final comprehensive plan draft is set for… Continue reading

FEMA grant for seismic retrofit given to Langley Middle School

A seismic retrofitting project at Langley Middle School totaling nearly $1 million is going before the South Whidbey School Board for approval tonight. The Federal… Continue reading

Council discussion at social club was limited to two people

It appears discussions about city business at a social club were between only two Langley City Council members and not a quorum. It is also… Continue reading

Longtime cross country coach reflects on over two decades at the helm

Even after 21 years coaching South Whidbey cross country, Doug Fulton is still learning. Whether it be from the kids who teach him how to… Continue reading

Langley candidates are not so different, forum attendees say

Addressing cultural dynamics within the community, outsourcing the Langley Police Department, city infrastructure and affordable housing were among the dozen or so topics discussed by… Continue reading

Public has chance to help mold future of First Street

Langley residents can have a say in the future of First Street. The City of Langley and Langley Main Street Association are seeking public input… Continue reading

Falcon boys tennis seniors play final home match of the season

It was a bittersweet ending for South Whidbey boys tennis senior Ryan Wenzek. For Wenzek’s teammates and fellow seniors Larsen Christiansen and Aengus Dubendorf, it… Continue reading

Public meeting law violation? Council discussed city business at a social club, councilman says

A Langley city councilman on Monday admitted that he and other members of the council had in the past discussed city business while at a… Continue reading

Falcon girl soccer clinches playoff spot with big win

South Whidbey girls soccer secured its ticket to the postseason with a 9-3 victory over Cedar Park Christian on Tuesday night. As if that isn’t… Continue reading

Freeland man grows pet composting business

Saying goodbye to pets is tough. Fluffy doesn’t have to be gone forever though. Rooted, an Olympia-based company, is transforming after death care for pets… Continue reading

Morton challenges Gill for Langley City Council seat

A newcomer to politics is up against a longtime Langley resident and incumbent in the race for position 5 on the Langley City Council. Peter… Continue reading

Langley resident lands dream job as aerial imaging pilot

Whenever Langley resident Aaron Simpson is in the air, he feels like he’s home. Luckily for the 31-year-old pilot, he’s landed a “dream” job that… Continue reading

Emerson, Nesbeitt vie for Langley City Council, position 2

Two Langley residents with different takes on the city’s needs are running for position 2 on the city council. Vying for the seat are incumbent… Continue reading

Falcons on four-game winning streak following 47-13 victory

Learning how to win again was one of the major focuses entering this fall’s football season, according to South Whidbey head coach Mark Hodson. Apparently… Continue reading

No kids hurt in South Whidbey School bus crash

No kids were hurt when a South Whidbey School District bus collided with a truck on I-5 in Marysville this afternoon. Superintendent Jo Moccia confirmed… Continue reading

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