Business

Edgecliff goes out of business

The Edgecliff Restaurant, a Langley landmark, closed for good this past Sunday,…

  • Dec 4th, 2010

New owner but a familiar face at the Braeburn

The Braeburn, downtown Langley’s cozy and venerable little restaurant, has changed hands.

  • Nov 29th, 2010

Whidbey shuttle to offers free rides

Whidbey SeaTac Shuttle has announced it will offer free island shuttles on Sundays through the holiday season.

  • Nov 29th, 2010

Grow it here and eat it here — that’s the goal of a new island co-op

Local products met local shoppers last week as the new food cooperative Whidbey Island Grown strutted its all-natural stuff at the Star Store in Langley.

  • Nov 29th, 2010

Zumba: the business of burning calories for fun in Clinton

They come in droves to salsa, merengue, cumbia and even belly dance.

Holiday parade signup begins in Langley

Entry forms are now being accepted for this year’s Langley in Lights Holiday Parade, sponsored by the Langley Chamber of Commerce.

  • Nov 10th, 2010

Freeland bank collects for Good Cheer

Coastal Community Bank in Freeland is collecting items for Good Cheer Food Bank.

  • Nov 10th, 2010

Out of your gourd? Rip-roaring sales have merchants cutting it close

In Greek it was the word for a large melon: pepon.

Langley pie maker goes out on her own

Heidi Hammer of Langley is looking for a larger slice of her own pie. A baker at Mike’s Place in downtown Langley, where for five years she has produced pies on demand, Hammer has branched out, on the side, with Heidi’s Pies, her own business.

Langley shop can send you back to nature in style

Her new store is indoors, but she’s all about the outdoors.“Our focus…

Freeland shop specializes in high-end material at low-end prices

How’s your mohair? How about your Sunbrella, damask, toiles or French embroidery rooster prints? Running low on tapestries, linen, 100-percent cotton or silk? If you need some quality fabric, it’s available at a little shop in downtown Freeland for a fraction of the price, according to its owner.

New fitness director at IAC in Freeland

Jon Atkins has joined Island Athletic Club in Freeland as fitness director and will lead the club’s team of certified personal trainers.

  • Aug 24th, 2010

Langley doll shop fulfills Clinton woman’s lifelong dream

For 35 years, Kathleen Taylor of Clinton dreamed and dreamed about a sea of tiny painted faces peeking through a picturesque village window. This past fall, her dreams came true inside a little shop on First Street in downtown Langley.

Language academy moves to Langley

The Northwest Language Academy has a new home. Thanks to a Missouri-based benefactor, the nonprofit organization has moved its operations and classes from Bayview Corner to the former Ashingdon Manor at 5023 Langley Road in Langley.

  • Jul 27th, 2010

New health clinic to open in Freeland

Dr. Tom Harris moves across town next week to open his new family practice clinic in Freeland.

  • Jul 27th, 2010

Farm gives pets a home away from home

When Kelly Scotthanson went searching for a good place to board her dog Justine, she couldn’t find the perfect spot for her poodle on the island.

Clinton chamber hears about tax increase

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce welcomes Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson as the chamber’s guest speaker at its next meeting.

  • Jun 28th, 2010

Coldwell Banker Tara sells management division

Coldwell Banker Tara Properties of Whidbey Island has announced the sale of its South Whidbey Property Management division to Brad Jaeger.

  • May 27th, 2010

New brochure puts Clinton on the map and on the ferries

Clinton is getting the word out that it’s not just a bump in the road to Freeland or Langley.

Transportation co-op forming on South Whidbey

Transport Whidbey is proposing a cooperative business entity that would create green jobs, support existing businesses with clean transportation efforts and help budding businesses to succeed. The kickoff meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 7 in the Freeland Library meeting room.

  • May 6th, 2010

Antique business moves from Langley to Freeland

Howard Burton of Langley has moved his antique business from downtown Langley to Freeland.

  • Apr 29th, 2010

Building begins on Whidbey Telecom service center

The concept of “business expansion” may be a foreign phrase in this economic climate as of late, but not in Freeland. Taking shape in the old Harbor Village Square on Main Street is Whidbey Telecom’s new customer service center, complete with a WiFi-enabled Internet café and electronics retail store.

Registration opens for this year’s Uniquely South Whidbey Trade Fair

South End businesses are encouraged to sign up early for the second Uniquely South Whidbey Trade Fair, scheduled for the first weekend in June.

  • Apr 29th, 2010

Life coach presents workshop in Freeland

The Freeland Library hosts “Picking Up the Pieces” at 2 p.m. Monday, May 17.

  • Apr 28th, 2010

Summit advisers receive recognition from clients

For the fourth year in a row, advisers from Summit Financial Group have been recognized in Seattle Magazine’s "Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers."

  • Apr 28th, 2010

Women in Business hold community potluck

Women in Business (and men secure enough to show up) is presenting a community potluck and barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at Salon Spring.

  • Apr 28th, 2010

Rep. Smith to speak to Clinton chamber

State Rep. Norma Smith will be the speaker at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce meeting in April.

  • Mar 26th, 2010

Two Freeland businesses to host after hours event

O'Brien Bookkeeping and Raco Construction will host the next “Business After Hours” for the Greater Freeland Chamber.

  • Mar 11th, 2010

Freeland chamber hosts resource manager

The Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce will host Matt Kukuk, resource manager for Island County Public Health, at the chamber luncheon on Tuesday, March 23.

  • Mar 11th, 2010

Clinton chamber hosts nonprofit panel

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce is holding a panel discussion to highlight the partnership between businesses and nonprofits in the community.

  • Mar 3rd, 2010

Whidbey Island-grown beef coming soon to the Goose grocery

The Goose Community Grocer will be the first stop for high-quality, pasture-raised beef supplied by a cooperative formed by local ranchers.

  • Mar 3rd, 2010

A cup of cappuccino the cowgirl way

You can get your coffee anywhere, but Carol Coble serves hers with a generous dollop of cowgirl chatter.

Langley chamber meets this week at the Braeburn

Members of the Langley Chamber of Commerce will meet this week on Thursday at the Braeburn.

  • Feb 24th, 2010

They get the point at Celtic Viking Jewelry

Bret Christensen is on the cutting edge of the jewelry business in downtown Langley.

  • Feb 24th, 2010

Freeland’s 1504 Coffee shop for sale

Freeland’s 1504 Coffee, a 21-year fixture next to the Texaco station just north of the traffic light along Highway 525, is for sale.

  • Feb 12th, 2010

Port official to talk transportation with Clinton chamber

Port of South Whidbey Commissioner Curt Gordon will talk transportation with the Clinton Chamber of Commerce this week.

  • Feb 4th, 2010

All Coastal Properties hosts Freeland chamber gathering

All Coastal Properties will host the next Business After Hours for the Freeland Chamber of Commerce.

  • Feb 3rd, 2010

Clifton View Homes is silver award winner

Clifton View Homes has been recognized as a leader in energy-efficient construction by the National Association of Home Builders’ Research Center.

  • Feb 3rd, 2010

New Langley brewery about to be uncapped

The wonderful world of beer will pop open soon in the rear of the city’s old fire hall on Second Street. “It’s kind of neat what we’re trying to do here,” Michael McMahon of Clinton said Monday. “It’s going to be a lot of fun being able to share.”

Coffee Club meets in different location

The next meeting of Edward Jones Coffee Club with Financial Advisor Don Rowan will be at Useless Bay Coffee Company at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.

  • Jan 28th, 2010

Whidbey Island Winery launches new wine label

Whidbey Island Winery has announced the release of an elegant new wine label to help celebrate the approach of its 20th year of operation.

  • Jan 28th, 2010

Women in Business host networking meeting

Whidbey Women in Business will host a networking meeting early next month at Maurlee’s Take-Out & Catering in Langley.

  • Jan 28th, 2010

Living Green in Langley offers Saturday massages

Living Green in Langley on the next two Saturdays. Chair massages will be offered at the Langley business from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Feb. 6. The cost is $15 for 15 minutes.

  • Jan 28th, 2010

Clinton Video will hold going out-of-business sale

Clinton Video at Ken’s Korner has announced a weekend going-out-of-business sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 through Sunday, Jan. 31.

  • Jan 28th, 2010

Break the code at Whidbey Island Winery

Whidbey Island Winery will host a casual and informative evening of demystifying the preposterous prose found on the back labels of wines, and those found in wine reviews, as well.

  • Jan 11th, 2010

Edward Jones Coffee Club meets next week

The next meeting of Edward Jones Coffee Club with Clinton financial advisor Don Rowan is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13.

  • Jan 8th, 2010

Bids received for Island County Fairgrounds dump station

Island County commissioners will consider accepting a bid Monday for building a new RV dump station at the county fairgrounds in Langley.

  • Jan 8th, 2010

Clinton Chamber meets at Speedboat Pizza

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce will meet from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 at Speedboat Pizza.

  • Jan 6th, 2010

Fair Flea Market takes a break

Organizers of the Fair Flea Market said this week the market will not be held in January.

  • Dec 30th, 2009

Quilting store open house set

Quilting by the Sea fabric store in Langley will have an open house today to introduce new owner Laurie Davenport.

  • Dec 12th, 2009