Spectators watch the fireworks show at Celebrate America, 2014. This year

July 3rd Fireworks in Freeland needs financial support

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 4:00PM

The 21st Celebrate America is just around the corner and organizers are looking for community support to help throw Freeland's biggest annual event. Bouncy toys for kids have been reserved, the barge is set, food vendors are ready to serve but fireworks are only partially paid for. Financial support is still needed to cover the $35,000 event budget, organizers announced in a recent news release.


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Can My Real Estate Agent Offer to Buy My Home If There are No Offers?

The short answer is "yes," but know what you're signing up for. In a seller's market it seems like most homes should sell — given enough time and exposure on the market. But there are some situations where a home MUST sell: the owners need to move for work or because of a job loss;...

Votes sought to help Langley biz with grant contest

  • Jun 15, 2015 at 4:00PM

Two Langley merchants are looking for the public's help in securing a $100,000 grant. David and Kimberly Tiller, owners of Whidbey Island Natural, are competing in Chase Bank's Mission Main Street contest. The business must receive 250 online votes before June 19 to be considered for the grant.

Bayview-planted Taproot architect gets magazine spotlight

  • May 30, 2015 at 6:00PM

Matthew Swett and his work as the architect and owner of Taproot Architects will be featured in a national publication.

Wood turner opens flagship store, cafe, kids play space in Clinton

  • May 20, 2015 at 6:00AM updated May 21, 2015 at 10:00AM

Janae Cameron is spinning off from her and husband Kelly Cameron’s successful woodturning company, Turnco Wood Goods, to open a new business: Make Whidbey. The shop opens May 22 and has everything an emerging shop owner could want, from a water view and high traffic visibility to ample parking.


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