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Falcon softball standout to compete in national tournaments with select team

The end of the school year is a welcome respite for most students at South Whidbey High School. But, things are just gearing up for… Continue reading

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 his morning rounds on Monday near Trustland Trails when something caught his eye.… Continue reading

South Whidbey High School, South Whidbey Academy graduate 118

South Whidbey High School graduate Spencer Fee knows that while one chapter in his life is finished, another one is just beginning. Fee and 101… Continue reading

Langley Middle School campus to house research, archive center

Langley Middle School’s doors may be closing to students next week, but usage of the building is expected to continue. The historic building’s main building… Continue reading

A sports year in review: September to June

State titles, forfeits, coaching resignations and retirements were among the dozens of story lines in the sporting world of South Whidbey from September to June.… Continue reading

Two new sculptures coming to Clyde Alley in Langley

Clyde Alley was once barren of art. Today, it’s shaping up be Langley’s next artistic hot spot. Two new outdoor sculptures are coming to Clyde… Continue reading

Valedictorians talk challenges, obstacles, accomplishments

A total of 102 South Whidbey High School students will receive their diplomas this weekend during the school’s 2017 graduation ceremony. Among them are this… Continue reading

Beusch appointed to Langley City Council seat

Burt Beusch is Langley’s newest city council member. Beusch was appointed to position 1 at the council’s regular monthly meeting on Monday night at city… Continue reading

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

South Whidbey’s softball team was just glad to be at the class 1A state championships. But, when the Falcons trailed the returning state champion La… Continue reading

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 council voted 2-1 to indefinitely table the proposal at its regular monthly meeting… Continue reading

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

It was like a family reunion for Nedra Floyd Paulter. The 1966 graduate of Langley High School was one of nearly 200 former students and… Continue reading

Inclusive city ordinance proposal returns, again

The long awaited first reading of an inclusive city ordinance is set for Monday night at city hall. The Langley City Council is expected to… Continue reading

Three Langley residents vie for open city council seat

Three Langley residents will vie for an appointed seat on the city council this Monday night. Whoever is selected could take part in a vote… Continue reading

Four Falcons place at state track meet in Cheney

South Whidbey senior sprinter Bailey Forsyth’s final high school competition was like a roller coaster. It had ups and downs, twists and turns. She felt… Continue reading

Four South Whidbey boys golfers make first round cut, finish second as a team

It was the team South Whidbey senior boys golfer Thorin Helmersen always dreamed it could be. The Falcon boys finished second in the class 1A… Continue reading

Community to bid adieu to Langley Middle School on Friday

A chance to say a final goodbye in recognition of the closure of Langley Middle School is coming this Friday. The community is bidding adieu… Continue reading

Memorial Day service pays tribute to local heroes

The sacrifices of about a dozen South Enders who gave their lives in the name of freedom were honored on Monday morning at Bayview Cemetery.… Continue reading

South Whidbey girls golf accomplishes the ‘ultimate,’ wins state championship

South Whidbey girls golf won its first state title in program history on Wednesday. The Falcons claimed the class 1A state championship on Wednesday at… Continue reading

Memorial Day event to honor South Whidbey veterans

The annual Memorial Day ceremony at Bayview Cemetery this week will have a far more personal touch to South Whidbey than previous years. Organizers decided… Continue reading

Falcon softball advances to state for second time in three years

The outcome was far from certain. The Falcons were one out from a state berth, up 2-1 over Mount Baker in the final inning of… Continue reading