Patricia Guthrie

Last-minute deal averts teachers’ strike

Teachers, district agree on two-year contract

Paving work starts soon in Langley

The unmistakable aroma of new asphalt is coming soon to residents living on Langley’s Second Street hill and nearby roads. A construction project will scrape… Continue reading

City seeks comment on ‘wayfinding’ system

The city of Langley is considering two design options for a new city-wide wayfinding program, which is a system of information to help visitors. Posters… Continue reading

‘Mr. South Whidbey’ preview set for Sept. 6

It’s that catwalk time of year again when six daring — and soon-to-be darling — men vie for the coveted title of Mr. South Whidbey.… Continue reading

South Whidbey teachers set Monday deadline

Collective bargaining set to resume Labor Day

Seawall Park Middens shelter/
                                Concept design by Jay Davenny

Seawall Park ideas to be aired

Unique shelters part of proposal

Seawall Park Middens shelter/
                                Concept design by Jay Davenny

South Whidbey teachers demand higher pay increases

‘We are what’s best for kids. Invest in us.’

Short-term rentals, long-term controversy

Citizens debate temporary tenants: Guests or pests?

Peeking inside an artist’s world

Annual island tour opens studio doors

Wildfire smoke prompts new ban on burning

Island County punctuated its current ban on burning because of fire danger with an additional warning Monday that a ban is needed because of unhealthy… Continue reading

Burgua exits WICA’s stage

A guiding force during early, turbulent years

Seawall Park design on city agenda

Public hearing addresses new rules for nightly rentals

Flowers for Tokitae and her family in peril

Solemn Penn Cove ceremony for Puget Sound orcas

Young shark washes up on South Whidbey beach

‘A dead shark is not unusual, just infrequent’

Dishing up Shakespeare

The Commons cooks for Festival’s three plays

Langley shines in ‘State of the City ’

Mayor credits dedicated work of ‘many talented and giving people’

County announces new restrictions on plastic recycling

Only plastic bottles, containers marked No. 1 and No. 2 allowed

City revises tourism tax priorities

Emphasis on marketing, extending one-day events

Voters approve two tax levy extensions

Overwhelmingly support for WhidbeyHealth EMS and South Whidbey parks

‘Space for everyone’ created inside Langley’s old school

Open house Friday at South Whidbey Community Center