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New doctor takes over Freeland practice

  • Mar 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:29PM

Dr. McCabe to retire after decades as a South End practitioner. He’s the new kid on the block despite being on the job for more than 24 years. Dr. Bill Wien is now working alongside Dr. Donald McCabe at Freeland Family Medical Center. Wien began seeing patients this week, and eventually will take over the practice when McCabe retires.

New daycare in Bayview offers oasis for kids

  • Mar 15, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

BAYVIEW — It’s all fun and games at the new daycare in Bayview. The Oasis Children’s Center opened its doors recently and there is no shortage of parents looking for childcare. Director Julia Lewis said many families called before the center was even open.

Life By Design connects caregivers and patients

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

A Langley woman has turned her lifelong passion for caring into a business venture. Dr. Eileen Jackson has created Life By Design, which offers care management for the elderly and disabled. The business also provides training and consulting for independent care providers.

Act II Books and Puppets has moved

  • Mar 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

Puppet store wants to become a hometown favorite spot LANGLEY — The owners of Act II Books and Puppets said that after more than two years in Langley, business is booming. But many locals still don’t know the store is in town.

BeJuled offers personal life coaching

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

Sometimes people need a little nudge to get out of a rut and sometimes the nudge has to come from someone other than a family member or friend.

New jewelry shop to open in Langley

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

What: Grand opening.

Business?briefs

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

The Langley Chamber of Commerce is welcoming two new members.

Two businesses honored with ‘Internet Oscars’

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

LANGLEY — Two multi-media company teams have won Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Internet projects. Unusual, however, is that both of them celebrated in Langley.

Business?Briefs

  • Apr 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

Lavender Wind Farm will take 10 percent of all proceeds from sales during this weekend and donate the money to Small Miracles Foundation of Central Whidbey.

Langley chamber welcomes new director

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

LANGLEY — The Langley Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director.

Business?Briefs

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

The Langley Chamber of Commerce has Mystery Weekend “Death by Chocolate” cookbooks still available at the chamber office at a reduced price of $5.

VIDA introduces the fair way to shop

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:28PM

A Freeland couple who has successfully run a fair trade wholesale business is now offering international gifts and home accessories to South End shoppers.

The Bayview Cash Store got its style back

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

BAYVIEW — Starting up her own salon was a big gamble for a young business woman. But Brittney DeMartini, the owner and stylist of La Salon Bella, says taking the risk has paid off.

Business?Briefs

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

Language academy has a new home

Transportation is topic at annual meeting

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

Many business owners have long said that the local economy is largely dependent on the ferry links to the mainland.

China City completes major new addition

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

China City now offers more than tiger prawns and rice noodles.

Langley advisory boards could be stacked with outsiders

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

LANGLEY — If Mayor Paul Samuelson gets his way, the majority of the city’s advisors could be out-of-towners.

New owners of beloved Clinton hardware store plan few changes

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

CLINTON — When David and Becky Bell, the new owners of Jim’s Hardware, were working on their plan to buy the longtime Clinton business, they knew one thing for sure. They were going to make as few changes as possible.

Friday Night Flight returns to Langley

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

The Friday Night Flight wine and food tasting returns to Langley next week.

Last frame for 50-year-old South Whidbey bowling alley

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

Time is running out for a Freeland icon. Freeland Lanes, a piece of South Whidbey history, has closed its doors. South Whidbey’s only bowling alley ceased operations last week after 50 years in business and several owners. Owner Roger Simmons cited financial concerns as the reason for closing.

Freeland recycling station takes care of e-waste

  • Jun 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:27PM

While many people enjoy the benefits of better technology, the number of unwanted computers, televisions and other electronic devices is growing. In Washington state, it makes a pile of about 8,500 tons every year. For Island Recycling of Freeland, it’s been more than a ton or two of TVs.

Houdini's Billiards adds big screens | South Whidbey Business Briefs

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:26PM

A quick look at what's going on in the South Whidbey business world.

Gryphon Domination

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:26PM

The Gryphons dominated the Mountain Invitational senior boys basketball tournament on the weekend at Smithers Secondary School and Bulkley Valley Christian School.

Short-handed Wolverines grab point from West’s best

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:26PM

The Hazelton Wolverines ended their season on a high when they tied the league leading Kitimat Ice Demons at 4 on Sunday at the Ken Trombley Arena.

Breakaway shut down

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:26PM

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