Kyle Jensen

Whidbey Audubon Society: reaching for conservation after 35 years

During the holiday season each year, bird watchers can be found spending hours patiently watching Whidbey Island’s bluffs for avian activity, binoculars in hand. These… Continue reading

No critical injuries from Greenbank rollover

A Freeland woman survived a rollover accident in Greenbank on Wednesday. The woman, Linda Jedlicka, 74, was transported to WhidbeyHealth following the wreck with non-life… Continue reading

Fish for free without a license next weekend

Anglers across Washington can legally cast their lines without a state-issued fishing license next weekend. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) holds a free… Continue reading

Clinton man charged in fatal crash

The Clinton man involved in a fatal car accident involving a moped on Memorial Day has been charged with vehicular homicide. The Island County Prosecutor’s… Continue reading

Bayview business gives South Whidbey rustic aesthetic

For the garden aficionados who have been on the Whidbey Island Garden Tour, chances are they’ve seen one of Bob Bowling’s rustic garden sheds. Opportunities… Continue reading

A glimpse into Hedgebrook playwrights’ work

For nearly 30 years, Hedgebrook has housed internationally known women writers, filmmakers and playwrights within dense woods in Useless Bay. It’s an incubator for creativity… Continue reading

South Whidbey Yacht Club sets sail on season opener

Langley resident Byron MacDonald has spent much of his life watching the sail boats on Lone Lake, but never knew how to sail himself. That… Continue reading

Lake Stevens woman dies in head-on crash; police arrest Clinton man

A Lake Stevens woman is dead and a Clinton man is facing vehicular homicide charges following a car-versus-moped collision on South Whidbey last night. The… Continue reading

Meet South Whidbey’s ‘Startup Queens’ | CORRECTED

If South Whidbey residents have a favorite community nonprofit, there’s a good chance it was started by one of a select few women. They are… Continue reading

Car takes out power pole in collision near Skatchet Head

Some homes in the Scatchet Head area were left without cable service Friday morning after a vehicle collided with a power pole. The driver, an… Continue reading

Paying respect to Whidbey’s nature the Tibetan Buddhist way

A Tibetan Buddhist religious community will circumnavigate Whidbey Island next Tuesday in a not-so-usual boat trip aimed at honoring the island’s natural life. The group… Continue reading

Law, Constitutional expert to visit Whidbey, give lectures

In the wake of a highly contested 2016 presidential election, political engagement in the United States is soaring. Newspaper opinion pages, online forums, even the… Continue reading

District won’t move to Langley Middle School facility

After exploring the idea of relocating the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District offices to Langley Middle School, parks commissioners decided against the move on… Continue reading

Grateful Deadheaders: the group that keeps Meerkerk Gardens rockin

To some, gardening isn’t so fun. It entails dirty hands and sore joints the following day. But, for the dedicated yet playful volunteers who make… Continue reading

Teaching indigenous history through cultural immersion

Fourth grade is the school year when elementary students learn about Washington State history. Students typically learn about the Oregon Territory, Lewis and Clark, and… Continue reading

Ready for another South Whidbey pool pitch? Group, district prep for a new discussion

Serious efforts to bring a public pool to South Whidbey appear to be back. After a shakeup in leadership on the South Whidbey Parks and… Continue reading

Goosefoot brings art gallery back to Bayview

Nine years after closing, the Front Room Gallery is returning to the Bayview Cash Store. And as part of Goosefoot’s efforts to bring permanent art… Continue reading

Four poisoned in two separate incidents

Four people on South Whidbey were recently left in critical condition after accidentally poisoning themselves, according to South Whidbey Fire/EMS Deputy Chief Wendy Moffatt. Moffatt… Continue reading

Whidbey Art Gallery celebrates 25 years of cooperative artistry

In 1992, a group of artists took advantage of a busy street fair on Memorial Day weekend and sold their work from the sidewalk in… Continue reading

The HUB in Langley to stay open during summer

A $6,000 donation will allow The HUB in Langley to keep its doors open to South Whidbey’s youth throughout the summer months. Bruce Allen, president… Continue reading