Clinton chamber talks about the future

What will Clinton be like in 2025? A large-scale visioning, planning and action process is underway for Clinton, and a community conversation about the island’s southern gateway will be hosted by the Clinton Chamber of Commerce next week.

  • Oct 1st, 2011

Bryan Nichols joins sales team at Vigor Shipyard

Bryan Nichols, formerly the sales and marketing manager for Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland, is joining the sales team at Vigor Industrial, the company announced Wednesday.

  • Sep 15th, 2011

Edward Jones coffee club meets in Langley

The next meeting of Second Wednesday Coffee Club with Edward Jones of Clinton is 9 a.m. Sept. 14 in the backroom of the South Whidbey Commons Coffeehouse at 124 Second St. in Langley.

  • Sep 12th, 2011

Uniquely South Whidbey Trade Fair canceled

Organizers of the third annual Uniquely South Whidbey Trade Fair announced today that the event has been indefinitely postponed.

WorkSource plans job fair on Whidbey Island

WorkSource Whidbey is inviting employers to reserve a table at its next job fair.

  • Aug 31st, 2011

Island County sheriff to talk crime to chamber

Island County Sheriff Mark Brown will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce.

  • Aug 29th, 2011

Clinton chamber looks for help at fair info booth

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help at the information booth at the Island County Fair on Friday, Aug. 19.

  • Aug 11th, 2011

Green investment seminar at Bayview Corner

Don Rowan, financial advisor with Edward Jones of Clinton, will host a special presentation by Calvert Investments, known for socially responsible investments, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 in Bayview.

  • Aug 5th, 2011

New gathering spot is becoming the place where everyone knows your name

CLINTON — Drew likes a double shot latte with just a “scum” of foam. Sherryl likes her 16-ounce decaf latte with half soy, half nonfat milk and some “velvet” foam. Wanda, however, hates foam, thank you very much.

Clinton chamber welcomes lawmaker

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce will welcome state Rep. Norma Smith as the guest speaker for the next members' meeting.

  • Jul 28th, 2011

Langley’s Sweet Mona’s wins national award

Retail Confectioners International recently named Sweet Mona’s Island Angel Chocolates of Langley a winner at its 2011 Candy Clinic for her “I Only Have Eyes For You Truffle,” a Halloween specialty.

  • Jul 21st, 2011

Find-a-Job Club to meet in Langley

The Find-a-Job Club will meet 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 at the South Whidbey Commons, 124 Second St. in Langley.

  • Jul 19th, 2011

Living Green in Langley expands its horizons

One recent morning, the door to Living Green Natural Food and Apothecary in Langley was wide open and the wind kicked up a soft hollow sound from the wood chimes hanging there.

Economic coffee talk in Langley

The next meeting of “Second Wednesday” Coffee Club is 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 13 in the Backroom of South Whidbey Commons Coffeehouse in Langley.

  • Jul 11th, 2011

Clinton chamber to meet at Hong Kong Gardens

Rick Fagan of Island Internet Presence will be the speaker at the next members meeting of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7 at Hong Kong Gardens.

  • Jul 7th, 2011

Port official will talk tourism

Since the Washington state tourism office closed on June 30, what does the future look like? Island County Tourism will host a discussion with Bill Bryant, president of the Port of Seattle, on Thursday, July 7 to hear about new opportunities in tourism, how it impacts the local economy and how to get involved.

  • Jul 6th, 2011

Uniquely South Whidbey Trade Fair moves to Bayview

The Uniquely South Whidbey Trade Fair will be held in Bayview this year, organizers of the annual event announced Monday.

  • Jun 29th, 2011

Peoples Bank to open home loan center in Freeland

Peoples Bank will open a home loan center in Freeland, the Lynden-based bank has announced.

  • Jun 6th, 2011

Clinton chamber holds members meeting

The next Clinton Chamber of Commerce members meeting will focus on print advertising.

  • May 31st, 2011

EDC business workshops set

The Island County Economic Development Council and Whidbey Island Bank will host two sessions titled “Financing Your Business” later this month.

  • May 30th, 2011

Langley Walkabout will wrap up at Mo’s tonight

The Langley Chamber Merchants Committee will hold its May Walkabout tonight starting at 5:30 p.m.

  • May 25th, 2011

Chairman of Ferry Advisory Committee speaks at Freeland chamber dinner

The Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce will host a chamber dinner this week with guest speaker Dave Hoogerwerf, chairman of the local Ferry Advisory Committee, speaking on ferries.

  • May 9th, 2011

New art space opens in Freeland

Eight local artists have created a new art studio and gallery called Freeland Art Studios, and the gallery with host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14.

  • May 9th, 2011

Half Moon Yoga Studio in Langley free class

The community is invited to Half Moon Yoga Studio from 1:30 to 2:30…

  • May 4th, 2011

South Whidbey port official talks to chamber

Port of South Whidbey Commissioner Curt Gordon will speak at the next Clinton Chamber of Commerce members’ meeting.

  • Apr 29th, 2011

Bayview Farmers Market opens this weekend

The Bayview Farmers Market begins its new season this week. The opening bell for the South End’s largest outdoor market will be sounded at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30.

  • Apr 25th, 2011

Bliss Hair Studio celebrates birthday

Bliss Hair Studio & Day Spa will hold its one-year birthday bash on Wednesday, April 13.

  • Apr 11th, 2011

Misty Vale Farm expands pet-boarding facility with ‘kitty condos’

It’s a dream pad for cats: A large, light “jungle-room” with a red leather couch, kitty toys all around and a branch-laden madrona tree smack in the middle of everything.

  • Apr 7th, 2011

Langley plans fashion weekends

The latest effort in the Experience Langley campaign is under way. The merchants committee of the Langley Chamber of Commerce is working on the city’s newest multi-day event, Fun & Fashion Langley Style, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 20-21.

  • Mar 28th, 2011

Tourism director talks to Clinton chamber

Sherrye Wyatt, director of Island County Tourism, will speak at the next Clinton Chamber of Commerce members meeting.

  • Mar 28th, 2011

Blooms Whidbey Winery wins gold

Little did Ken and Virginia Bloom know when they sat around the dining room table with four friends and about 40 empty wine glasses, that an evening of sampling potential blends would create a Double Gold winner at the nation’s largest wine judging event — the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Organizers continue outreach effort for start of new credit union

Two additional information meetings about forming an island-wide federal credit union have been scheduled for this week.

  • Mar 21st, 2011

Cornet Bay’s ‘Singin’ Salmon Man’ coming to Freeland

Arnie Deckwa sat in his boyhood home off Cornet Bay Road and talked with red-rimmed eyes about his father. “He was one of the most beautiful examples of life you could find,” he said. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree.

  • Mar 19th, 2011

Langley walkabout visits new businesses

The Langley Chamber of Commerce walkabout for March will highlight two new businesses and one veteran merchant.

  • Mar 15th, 2011

Meeting set to talk about new highway signs

As part of their ongoing emphasis on signage, the city of Langley and the Langley Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a meeting next week with representatives of the Washington State Department of Transportation.

  • Feb 28th, 2011

Clinton Chamber welcomes guest speakers

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce will welcome Sue Frause, an award-winning journalist and photographer, as the guest speaker at the next members meeting.

  • Feb 22nd, 2011

Island Recycling will no longer take CFL bulbs, tubes

Island Recycling will no longer accept florescent light bulbs. The change started Friday for the Freeland business. Owner Jill Campbell said new regulations require that florescent lights, both CFL bulbs (the squiggly kind) and tubes, must be disposed of at hazardous waste facilities, such as Island County’s Bayview station on Highway 525 or its Coupeville landfill.

  • Feb 21st, 2011

Freeland chocolate maker wins for best zest

Chocolates by George! was awarded a Golden Chile Award at the International Fiery Foods Challenge sponsored by Chile Pepper Magazine.

  • Feb 16th, 2011

Langley restaurant to become an English pub

Maureen Cooke is reaching back to the old country to put a new patina on her business life. The longtime downtown Langley shopkeeper and food purveyor is about to turn her hard-pressed Langley hamburger joint into a traditional English pub.

Clinton chamber to get presentation from EDC director

Ron Nelson, the interim director of the Island County Economic Development Council, will speak at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce meeting this week.

  • Feb 2nd, 2011

New office building a sign a confidence in Freeland’s future

Construction is well along on a new retail-office building in Freeland on the former site of South Whidbey’s only bowling alley, owner-developer Steve Myers said Monday.

  • Jan 28th, 2011

Whidbey Island Soap Co. will expand its offerings

Whidbey Island Soap Company on First Street in downtown Langley soon will offer classes for adults and children in the making of soaps, lotions, body butters and bath fizzies, said owner Kimberley Tiller.

  • Jan 27th, 2011

Meeting tonight to help organize Langley Main Street effort

An organization meeting to get Langley started in the Main Street program will be today at 5:30 p.m. at Music for the Eyes, 314 First St.

  • Jan 26th, 2011

New Freeland bookstore announces grand opening

Freeland’s newest bookstore plans a grand opening early next month, according to Katie Ginn, one of the owners.

  • Jan 26th, 2011

Tilth Farmers Market will make the move to Sundays

South Whidbey Tilth, one of the island’s oldest farmers market, will switch from Saturdays to Sundays this spring.

Victoria Clipper III coming to Langley for Mystery Weekend

Officials with Clipper Vacations is Seattle have announced that the company will bring the Victoria Clipper III to Langley for the town's annual Mystery Weekend.

  • Jan 5th, 2011

Clinton chamber welcomes speaker from Northwest Business Development Association

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce will welcome Elizabeth Rusnak of the Northwest Business Development Association as the guest speaker at the chamber meeting this week.

  • Jan 5th, 2011

Big crowd enjoys festive holiday parade in Langley

Twenty entries performed under sunny skies at this year’s Holiday Parade in downtown Langley on Saturday, said Sherry Jennings, executive director of the Langley Chamber of Commerce, sponsor of the event.

Artists of South Whidbey to open Christmas Art Galleria

In a first for the art group, Artists of South Whidbey will open its Christmas Art Galleria in the Langley Village during December. Some of the Whidbey Artists included in the galleria shop are John Ursillo, Pat Brookes, Gaylen Whiteman, Judith Burns, Ginny O’Neil, Gary Shallock and Gayle Watkins.

  • Dec 9th, 2010

Langley winery to help Good Cheer

Whidbey Island Winery has named December as “Tasting For Charity” month and is teaming with customers to donate all of the tasting fees collected at the winery during the month to the Good Cheer Food Bank.

  • Dec 9th, 2010