Business

Newbauer presents plan for former Mike’s Place building

When Mona Newbauer dreams, she dreams big. Before a crowd of 60 people Monday night, Newbauer, owner of Sweet Mona’s Chocolates, described her effort to buy and renovate the two-story, 5,025 square foot building on the corner of First and Anthes in Langley.

  • Jun 14, 2013

Tilth Market features fishing resorts

Bill Haroldson will present illustrated talks about early fishing resorts on Whidbey Island on Father’s Day, June 16, at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market.

  • Jun 11, 2013

Dream pursued for Mike’s Place in Langley

Mona Newbauer, owner of Sweet Mona’s chocolate store on Second Street, has her eye on the vacant Mike’s Place building which holds a prominent spot in Langley at the corner of First and Anthes, across the street from the Dog House Tavern.

  • Jun 8, 2013

Sign up, tee off with Freeland chamber

The 15th Annual Golf Classic & Auction, sponsored by the Freeland Chamber of Commerce, will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

  • Jun 7, 2013

Volunteer at the Clinton visitor kiosk

Volunteers staff the visitor kiosk at Ken’s Corner Fridays through Sunday, continuing through September. Volunteers receive training and have fun participating in the educational trips throughout the island. For more information email Katy at ktshaner@whidbey.com.

  • Jun 7, 2013

Skagit bridge impact aid possible

The Island County Economic Development Council is partnering with the Economic Development Association of Skagit County (EDASC) to support businesses impacted by the Skagit River bridge collapse.

  • Jun 7, 2013

Bayview winery blooms with music Sunday

Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art presents music from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at its location at Bayview Corner

  • May 31, 2013

South Whidbey Record hires new reporter

Celeste Erickson joined The South Whidbey Record editorial staff this week, replacing Michaela Marx Wheatley as a part-time reporter/photographer/page designer.

  • May 31, 2013

Whidbey holistic health fair to teach healthy living

The Whidbey Island Holistic Health Association offers a free holistic health fair featuring Reiki from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 in the Sears Building at Bayview.

  • May 31, 2013

Langley readies Friday outdoor market

Langley’s Friday afternoon Second Street Market opens June 7 and continues weekly through September.

  • May 31, 2013

Galleries open Saturday night in Langley

Langley art galleries stay open until 7 p.m. to preview their new shows the first Saturday of each month.

  • May 31, 2013

Shop to violin music at Tilth Farmers Market in Bayview

Violin virtuoso Alex Bonesteel performs live from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market on Sunday, May 26. He plays a wide range of lively Celtic to classical music.

  • May 21, 2013

‘Tears and Cheers’ in Langley

Personnel changes are happening at the Langley Main Street Association that will affect The South Whidbey Record.

  • May 19, 2013

Freeland garage sale needs items

Join the Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce, Westside Whidbey Rotary, South Whidbey Rotary and the Readiness to Learn Foundation for a giant garage sale on the front lawn of China City from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25.

  • May 17, 2013

Volunteer sought for Ken’s Korner visitor kiosk

Volunteers staff the visitor kiosk at Ken’s Corner Fridays through Sundays from May through September. Volunteers receive training and have fun participating in the educational trips throughout the island.

  • May 17, 2013

Freeland Chamber preps for golf tourney

Useless Bay Golf and Country Club on Aug. 25 will host the Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce’s Northwest/Southwest Golf, Dinner and Auction Event with great giveaways and prizes. Good times are guaranteed. Call the chamber to sign up at 360-331-1980 or email freeland@whidbey.com.

  • May 17, 2013

Whidbey Telecom phone book art entries sought

Whidbey Telecom has announced their 2013 directory cover contest for local artists and photographers.

  • May 10, 2013

Private liquor sales stall on Whidbey Island

Nearly a year after a voter approved ballot initiative allowed liquor to be sold in large retail stores, some former state-owned and contract liquor stores on Whidbey are struggling.

Langley merchant reports on distant travels

Fred Lundahl, one of the proprietors of Music for the Eyes, Langley’s rug, textile and jewelry shop at 314 First St., will give a presentation on his recent trip to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on Saturday, May 11 at 6 p.m. at his shop.

  • May 10, 2013

Goosefoot leader Torget to leave

A leadership transition will take place at Goosefoot beginning Sept. 1. At that time, Executive Director Debbie Torget will be leaving to become the president of Mukilteo Coffee Roasters.

  • May 10, 2013