Kyle Jensen

Goose worker to compete in state bagging championship

Next Wednesday, grocery baggers from across the state will compete to see who’s the best in the biz. If management at The Goose is to… Continue reading

Is South Whidbey having a baby boom?

It’s no secret that South Whidbey’s demographic is older than it was in decades past. Young families are moving away and older retirees are moving… Continue reading

Capital budget: jobs, addiction funding at risk

As the state capital budget remains quagmired in the Legislature over a water rights issue, it appears jobs, and mental health and addiction funding in… Continue reading

Explore alternative medical practices on Whidbey at holistic health fair

For reiki master and teacher Sue Averett, western medicine has become somewhat cumbersome. Sometimes, what can help most with a condition is to use alternative… Continue reading

Suspected DUI crash in Freeland sends one to hospital | CORRECTED

A Freeland woman may face DUI and vehicular assault charges after striking a motorcyclist Thursday evening. The motorcyclist, 46-year-old Langley resident Adam Delong, was transported… Continue reading

Planning for the worst at the emergency prep fair

Ash fell from the sky earlier this week in Western Washington, and much of the Texas Gulf Coast was submerged in around 50 inches of… Continue reading

Preparing to fly high for Whidbey Island Kite Festival

On Sept. 16 and 17, Camp Casey will be overrun with vibrant colors and displays of creativity as hundreds of kites take to the sky.… Continue reading

Woodpalooza displays height of Whidbey’s woodworking

For members of the Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild, hand-crafted wooden furniture and art is head and shoulders above mass produced pieces. Knowing professional woodworkers such… Continue reading

State capital budget gap spurs Whidbey agencies to consider new options

The state legislature had until the end of its third special session on July 20 to pass a capital budget. It’s now September and there’s… Continue reading

Whidbey Doughnuts fills hole left by Basil Cafe

After nearly 10 years in business, Bayview’s popular Basil Cafe has closed its doors. The pan-Asian restaurant that served everything from Vietnamese pho noodle soup… Continue reading

Sort out guardianship issues before it’s too late, Freeland woman says

Out of everyone in her family, Freeland resident Carolyn Buck says she is the closest to her developmentally disabled little sister. It’s why she wants… Continue reading

Clinton bait biz is here to stay, owner says

For Possession Point Bait Co., the key to success isn’t constant evolution to stay ahead of the curve. Its success lies in doing things as… Continue reading

Whidbey’s war on drugs

President Donald Trump announced this month the country’s opioid problem is now a “national emergency.” The unofficial declaration was the latest salvo in America’s ongoing… Continue reading

Paddleboarding: a stand-up way to see Whidbey’s waters

For a while Clinton resident Jake Stewart dropped and collected his crab pots like most people, from a boat. Yet, he wanted to find a… Continue reading

Viewed through cereal boxes or approved glasses, eclipse was a ‘wonderful sight to see’

Around 100 people lined up on Cascade Avenue in Langley Monday morning for the partial solar eclipse, peering through everything from cereal boxes to welding… Continue reading

Riding the glide with South Whidbey skimboard masters

For outdoor sports enthusiast Auston Reisman, skimboarding was a way to connect with Whidbey’s outdoors when he first moved here as a kid. With “ideal… Continue reading

Tastes of the sea on deck at new Langley eatery

Despite South Whidbey being surrounded by an abundance of Dungeness crab, clams and fish in Puget Sound, it’s lacked a restaurant with a seafood-based menu… Continue reading

Dock Stock brings live music to Langley Marina

The Langley marina might not be the first place one would expect to find live music. However, a two day music festival and party on… Continue reading

Langley celebrates ‘queer’ pride with march

Smiles were plentiful in Langley on Sunday as a diverse and colorful collection of people marched through town. People young and old circled around downtown… Continue reading

South Whidbey musician returns to her Irish roots, bass in hand

From the 13th to the early 17th centuries, the O’Donnell clan ruled as chieftains over County Donegal in Northwest Ireland. After a member of the… Continue reading