Business

Healing Circles offers sanctuary and support

The people sitting in a circle of comfortable chairs may talk about their personal challenges, the issues that affect them — a diagnosis of cancer,… Continue reading

 

Training slated at mussel rafts

Penn Cove Shellfish employees will participate in oil spill training Friday near the mussel rafts. The on-the-water exercises will likely include boil booms and other… Continue reading

 

SICBA holds home tour

Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association will hold its 12th annual SICBA Home Tour Sept. 14-16. This year’s Home Tour features 13 homes by eight local builders… Continue reading

 

Mother-daughter duo bringing corners of the world to Whidbey

Fiona and Francesca Coenen-Winer sell pieces from near and far

Gemkow now McClure Custom Homes

Gemkow Construction has changed its name to McClure Custom Homes, LLC nearly two years after purchase. Owners Smokey and Leilani McClure are renaming their custom… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Keller Williams Realty establishes office in Bayview

Keller Williams Realty can now call South Whidbey home. The real estate company recently remodeled the building that formerly housed Gemkow Construction in Bayview, off… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2018

Photographer wins Whidbey Telecom’s cover art contest

Whidbey Telecom has announced the winner of its 2018-19 Directory Cover Art Competition. The directory, published in November, will feature “Island Bound,” an original photograph… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Freeland sculpture park open to public Aug. 25, 26

‘Liberating the image within’ sparks Hank Nelson’s creative vision

  • Aug 17, 2018

Island Senior Resources aims to raise $10k Aug. 1

Growing demand for essential services strains nonprofit agency

Habitat taking over Saratoga Community Housing

After witnessing Saratoga Community Housing’s declining effectiveness, Habitat for Humanity of Island County is taking over the agency. “They just didn’t have the staff to… Continue reading

Celebrate everything rabbit-related during Bunny Daze, March 26-31

Spring has sprung, and so have the bunnies. Celebrate the furry creatures at Bunny Daze held March 26–31 in Langley. Everyone is invited to Shop… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2018

Schools foundation holding Dine Out Wednesdays

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation is holding its March Dine Out Wednesdays for the South Whidbey Schools program to help fund innovative classroom educational activities.… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2018
Langley chocolatier Mona Newbauer offers a wide variety of gourmet chocolates in her shop, Sweet Mona’s. Some of those chocolates will make their way to Coupeville Saturday for the annual Chocolate Walk. Photo by Megan Hansen/Whidbey News-Times

Chocolate Walk tickets selling quickly

A handful of tickets remain available for Saturday’s Coupeville Chocolate Walk. For the third year, participants can spend a Saturday strolling through the historic seaside… Continue reading

Langley chocolatier Mona Newbauer offers a wide variety of gourmet chocolates in her shop, Sweet Mona’s. Some of those chocolates will make their way to Coupeville Saturday for the annual Chocolate Walk. Photo by Megan Hansen/Whidbey News-Times

Seed farm grows with online store | CORRECTED

The growth of Deep Harvest Farm has been measured and intentional. Owners Annie Jesperson and Nathaniel Talbot have spent the past four years slowly increasing… Continue reading

The Braeburn set to expand restaurant space in Langley

An expansion has been “long overdue” at The Braeburn, according to the Langley eatery’s owner Lisa Carvey. That expansion is now set for the near… Continue reading

Whidbey Island Natural closes Langley storefront

After 17 years on First Street in Langley, Whidbey Island Natural is closing its doors on Jan. 7. Owners Kimberly and David Tiller will continue… Continue reading

Whidbey Coffee gets new facility, director

One of Whidbey Island’s homegrown businesses is getting a double shot of energy. Whidbey Coffee is getting both a new production facility and a director… Continue reading

  • Dec 9, 2017

Island Herb in Freeland donates half of Nov. 28 sales for Giving Tuesday

Island Herb owner Lucas Jushinski is donating green of a different kind this holiday season. Good old-fashioned money. Jushinski, a Freeland resident and regular donor… Continue reading

Whidbey Tire Auto set to close its doors after decades of service

After serving South Whidbey since 1980, Whidbey Tire & Auto owner Dana Gildersleeve is closing shop. Gildersleeve is putting away his gloves after initially going… Continue reading

Langley flower shop was inspired by ‘farm, forest and the sea’

By LORINDA KAY Special for The Record When you walk into the Flying Bear and see the bounty of fresh and unusual flowers, you know… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017