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The Langley Garden Initiative dedicated the Langley Centennial Garden on May 28.
With an eye on the cause, the suffragettes took to the streets Saturday morning in Langley, and confused the occasional tourist, but mostly put smiles on the faces of the onlookers.
When a fire ravaged their home on Anthes Avenue on Friday evening, the Jones/Russell family lost everything — their home, their car, their furniture, clothes, toys for the kids, birth certificates and family photos.
After months of construction, Dr. Annastasia Kovscek will trade in paint brushes and tools for her stethoscope and will begin seeing patients Wednesday, May 22.
Visitors may think they have stepped into a time machine, as the suffragettes will march at 11 a.m. Saturday in downtown Langley.
The Island Shakespeare Festival will get a home under the big top this summer when the group takes up residence at the Langley Middle School campus.
Two of the Northwest’s biggest comedians come to Whidbey Island Center of the Arts for a one-night comedy show April 24, but a group of island originals may just steal the show.
The dancers of Whidbey Island Dance Theatre are ready to spread some enchantment with their production of Cinderella during the annual Dance & Choreography Showcase. Dance theatre showcases versatility
As if they knew that the weekend that will celebrate them is upon us, the whales in Saratoga passage have put in overtime lately.
Students at Island Christian Academy showed off what they have learned about culture, history and geography March 26 at the annual cultural fair.
A small Whidbey winery is winning accolades. Blooms Winery’s 2010 Syrah was rated along with other Washington Syrahs and given a 90-point rating in the current issue of Wine Spectator Magazine.
Directors at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts have never shied away from shows that pushed the envelope. But as rehearsals rev up for the screen-to-stage production of “The Full Monty,” the question on everyone’s mind is: How much “Monty” exactly will be revealed as the cast tackles the musical version of the 1997 movie.
Island Christian Academy students raised $1,079.71 to help fund blood cancer research and provide help and hope to thousands of patients and their families through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program.
With an eye on the big picture, a youngster has turned over his birthday money to help make a basketball court at South Whidbey Community Park a reality.
Sherrye Wyatt of Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism was the featured speaker at the Freeland Chamber of Commerce’s business luncheon Tuesday.
The M/V Mystic Sea took a group of Langley merchants and stakeholders, as well as a few visitors, on a sunny inaugural cruise last Friday.
A year after Clinton set out to find its voice as a community during the 2011 Future Search Conference, the Clinton Community Council is up and running and ready to take on that role.
For over 50 years, Peter Boden has spent every early spring molding chocolate bunnies, squirrels, ducks and eggs for Easter giving.
Bundled up tightly, defying high winds blowing in their faces, a group of Langleyites took to shuffles, rakes and garden clippers to cleanup the final resting place of those who came before them.
When it comes to circulating a buck in the local economy, nonprofits are not only on the receiving end.
A fictitious murder on the set of a fictitious movie had Langley’s streets abuzz this weekend.
The dancers of Whidbey Island Dance Theatre train all year long to bring audiences top-notch dance productions.
Ryan’s House For Youth is seeing red — at least when it comes to their upcoming fundraising gala auction. The Big Red Event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Greenbank Farm.
They boast of Southern charm, they are funny, they are fragile. But make no mistake: Below the surface, the ladies of the MaGrath household have far more spice than sugar running in their veins.
For some it’s a cheesy slice of pizza, for others a hearty bowl of homemade chowder. Then there are those who can polish off a warm apple pie, given there is hand-whipped cream to go with it.
Only about one year old, Whidbey Island Local Lending has started making loans to local projects.
Families, long-time birders, newbies and experts, armed with binoculars, bird guides and checklists went out on a mission earlier this month.
With a view of Saratoga Passage and the aroma of essential oils on your skin, nothing beats a spa treatment this time of year.
A visit by Santa Claus at Maple Ridge in Freeland proved Monday that people are never too old to get caught up in the magic of the season.
A new book is hitting the shelves providing a unique look at Langley’s history just in time for the city’s Centennial celebration in 2013.
The Holiday House elves are hard at work once again to spread holiday joy to island children in need.
From fires to car wrecks, in case of emergency the volunteers of South Whidbey Fire/EMS are the first in line.
While there is a sense of brotherhood among many firefighters, serving as volunteer first-responders is truly a family affair for one South Whidbey family.
CNN columnist and popular teen-lifestyles and family advice author Vanessa Van Petten will offer Whidbey Island parents tips on understanding the world of teenagers when she speaks at 7 p.m., Oct. 23 at South Whidbey High School.
As days get shorter and the weather gets colder, utility bills get bigger. None of us look forward to that. Least of which is Helping Hand, the nonprofit organization that helps people in need cover basic necessities, such as heating, electricity and rent.
The Legion Riders will rev up their bikes this Saturday for a good cause. The motorcyclists of the American Legion Post 141 in Langley are inviting bikers and the rest of the community to a bike ride, barbecue and music. And the whole party will benefit Good Cheer food bank.
The sounds of gypsy jazz will be awaking the sleeping dog this weekend.
Despite turning 40 this Saturday, Langley’s Soup Box Derby shows no sign of slowing down.
When school started last week, one face was noticeably absent at South Whidbey Elementary School. Longtime elementary school teacher Carolyn Bippart wasn’t there.
As the saying goes, “If you want to get something done, leave it to a busy woman.” Good Cheer was founded in 1962 through the efforts of several remarkable women.
Good Cheer is kicking off its 50th birthday celebration with a party for the whole community. The fourth annual Good Cheer Harvest Party & Music Fest is from 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Good Cheer Bayview Campus. The theme of this year’s event is “celebration of the harvest.” The nonprofit organization is inviting the community to enjoy the gardens and celebrate the group’s 50 years of service to South Whidbey. Good Cheer was founded in 1962 and was the first service nonprofit on the South End.
It’s been half a century since a small group of friends from the St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church got together to spread some holiday “good cheer” to their less fortunate neighbors.
It was a busy morning Tuesday at South Whidbey elementary school as the kids, including 80 kindergartners, swarmed the school.
After his failed bid for port commissioner last November, Ed Jenkins has been flooding Port of South Whidbey officials with unsolicited business advice, ranging from how to run the Langley Marina to suggestions on property purchases.
The property tax levy for the South Whidbey parks district is passing in early vote returns. After 48.9 percent of all Island County ballots counted, the measure is passing with 3,323 votes to 2,056 votes, or 61.8 percent to 38.2 percent.
Ten years ago, four Langley women planted the seed for what has become one of Langley’s most beautiful places — the ash garden at the Woodmen Cemetery.
The power struggle on Whidbey Island is heading into the home stretch. But despite thousands of dollars spent to inform voters about the measure to create a Whidbey-based utility and numerous and debates, many people on Whidbey say they still haven’t heard enough to make up their minds on the PUD question.
It’s lots of work and little or no pay, but there is no shortage of people who want to be commissioner for Whidbey Island’s proposed public utility district.
A metallic Emerald City made of cake towered above three other iconic skylines in Food Network’s Big City Cake Challenge. John Auburn of JW Desserts in Clinton won $10,000 in the TV culinary square-off.
Whidbey’s John Auburn competed with the country’s best cake artists to build an American city skyline out of cake in just eight hours. Along with three other chefs, he squared off on the Food Network Challenge earlier this year. As the clock ticked on, Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle arose from cake, sugar and chocolate in a studio in Centennial, Colo.