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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

Dog House owners await building permit to begin repairs | CORRECTED

The owners of the Dog House in Langley will likely be issued their long-awaited building permit this week, according to city Planning Director Brigid Reynolds.… Continue reading

High school senior to perform farewell concert at WICA

Katyrose Jordan couldn’t leave for college without first giving thanks to the musical community. That in essence is why Jordan, a senior at South Whidbey… Continue reading

Falcons girls tennis falls short of state

The gauntlet that is the Emerald City League eliminated all three of South Whidbey’s competitors at the class 1A bi-district tennis championship on Saturday at… Continue reading

Falcons to send 16 total athletes to state track meet

South Whidbey junior Sophia Nielsen hopes to walk away from the class 1A state track and field championships this week with a medal draped around… Continue reading

Reign U-16 girls team loses in state finals

South Whidbey Reign’s U-16 girls team fell short of a state championship when it lost 1-0 to Crossfire Redmond in the finals of the Washington… Continue reading

Bank ruckus leads to arrest of man

An incident that occurred at Heritage Bank in Clinton Tuesday morning that was initially thought a robbery was actually a case of disorderly conduct, according… Continue reading

Eight Falcon golfers headed to state championships

South Whidbey senior girls golfer Riley Yale wasn’t too sure her score would hold up. In wet and soggy conditions at the bi-district championships on… Continue reading

Langley sidewalk project draws ire, praise from residents

A new sidewalk project on First Street is moving ahead despite a bit of resistance from some residents and property owners. Pedestrian mobility is at… Continue reading

Falcon baseball’s bid to reach state comes up short in bi-district

South Whidbey Falcon baseball players and coaches have come to expect that no matter how big the deficit, there’s always a chance to win. But,… Continue reading

Langley inclusive ordinance goes back to city attorney for additional review

Those wanting a first reading of an inclusive city ordinance will have to wait a little longer. The Langley City Council directed city attorney Mike… Continue reading

Langley city councilwoman wins national tennis championship with team

The look of pride was hard to miss on the face of Dominique Emerson as she stood outside Langley City Hall on Thursday afternoon. She… Continue reading

Boys soccer falls in district tourney

South Whidbey boys soccer was eliminated from the class 1A District 1 tournament this past week after two losses. Both were by a margin of… Continue reading

Girls golf sends five to bi-district

South Whidbey girls golf is sending five players to the class 1A bi-district championship after battling through a cold, wet and windy day at the… Continue reading

Falcons win district tourney, send three to bi-district

South Whidbey senior Alex Foode was tired. At one point she thought she’d throw up. But this was her last chance, and she knew it.… Continue reading

Narrow win keeps Falcon baseball alive in postseason

South Whidbey baseball’s hopes of reaching the class 1A state championships are still alive. The Falcons, who finished second in the state in 2015, beat… Continue reading

Falcons claim team conference titles at league championships

The meet began with a stroke of lightning. It ended with a bang. South Whidbey track and field’s boys and girls teams both captured team… Continue reading

Annual workday draws over 300 volunteers to fix 36 homes

Rick Emlee could hardly believe what he was seeing. About a half-dozen volunteers with Hearts &Hammers buzzed around the backyard of his Freeland home on… Continue reading

Falcons’ seventh inning rally leads to 5-2 win over Sultan

South Whidbey junior Bella Northup looked to the outfield as she approached the plate. Trailing Sultan 2-1 in the top of the seventh inning with… Continue reading

South Whidbey Reign U-16 girls soccer team in semifinals

Another South Whidbey Reign girls soccer team could be playing for a state championship. The Reign’s U-16 girls are playing in the Washington Youth Soccer… Continue reading