Nursery co-owner Garth Heggenes brought his team from his other business, Pacific Landscapes of Whidbey, to do the landscaping work at the nursery.  - Kyle Jensen / The Record

Variety of plants, landscapes on view at new nursery in Clinton

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 10:00AM

Facing extensive competition, nurseries on the South End have to bring something different to the table to succeed. Venture Out Nursery in Clinton aims to do just that.


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Bayview barber keeps retro alive, one cut at a time

  • Oct 7, 2016 at 6:00PM

At a tiny storefront off Highway 525 in Bayview, a barber pole spins only three days a week. Inside the small shop stands a single barber chair tended to by a single hair stylist — owner Jeffrey Wood.

Clinton distillery earns positive review

  • Oct 1, 2016 at 6:00AM

Clinton’s Cadée Distillery was recently awarded a rating of 89 points by Whisky Advocate, a national whisky magazine, for its Deceptivus Bourbon Whiskey. Deceptivus is matured as bourbon whiskey then double-barrel finished in the “unique maritime climate of Whidbey,” according to a news release.

Freeland sound engineer masters the art of music

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 4:00PM

In a little cabin tucked away in the woods east of Holmes Harbor, rock stars are made. Crammed with equipment and wailing musicians, it’s from this hideaway recording studio that a man known for his “big ears” and uncanny ability to perfect raw tunes has been helping bands make their way to stardom for nearly 20 years.

South Island CrossFit announces new ownership, business vision

  • May 11, 2016 at 2:00PM

South Island CrossFit in Clinton has new owners. The business was purchased earlier this year from Manny Rios by Lara and Andres Ortiz. They are Clinton residents, and cross fit level one certified trainers. The deal was finalized Feb. 15, according to a Thursday press release. The Ortizes plan to expand services to support intergenerational exercise programs, and envision a family-focused fitness center.

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