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DjangoFest Northwest nearing

Whidbey Island Center for the Art in Langley will present the 18th annual DjangoFest Northwest Sept. 19-23. The artist visas have been cleared, flights booked… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Senior fall prevention grab bars available for free installation

Did you know that if you are financially or physically unable to do it yourself, you can have a falls prevention grab bar installed in… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Burgua exits WICA’s stage

A guiding force during early, turbulent years

Annual Soup Box Derby is Sunday

Langley’s annual Soup Box Derby is, literally, a free-wheeling celebration of creativity and zaniness. Aside from wheeled vehicles powered by gravity, Soup Box has little… Continue reading

Seawall Park design on city agenda

Public hearing addresses new rules for nightly rentals

Flowers for Tokitae and her family in peril

Solemn Penn Cove ceremony for Puget Sound orcas

Young shark washes up on South Whidbey beach

‘A dead shark is not unusual, just infrequent’

Dishing up Shakespeare

The Commons cooks for Festival’s three plays

Langley shines in ‘State of the City ’

Mayor credits dedicated work of ‘many talented and giving people’

Nichols loses appeal in vehicular homicide

The Washington State Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of a woman who caused a 2015 head-on crash that killed South Whidbey resident Timothy Keil.… Continue reading

WAIF Wag ‘n’ Walk festival will be fun and games

It’s a day for the dogs — and their owners too. The Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation is hosting their annual Wag ‘n’ Walk festival 10… Continue reading

South Whidbey park performance set for Aug. 15

F Street Project featured band at free concert

  • Aug 14, 2018

County announces new restrictions on plastic recycling

Only plastic bottles, containers marked No. 1 and No. 2 allowed

City revises tourism tax priorities

Emphasis on marketing, extending one-day events

Firefighters in training.

Out-of-district fire volunteer program gains momentum

In response to the growing need for volunteer firefighters and EMTs, South Whidbey Fire/EMS launched a new program last year to recruit volunteers from outside… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018
Firefighters in training.

Power outage scheduled for Aug. 20

A planned power outage is scheduled to take place during the overnight hours of Aug. 20 to safely make repairs to Puget Sound Energy equipment… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Bayview Fire Station about to break ground

Anticipation is growing at South Whidbey Fire/EMS as groundbreaking for the long-awaited Bayview fire station is rapidly approaching. Last week, fire department officials met with… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

Voters approve two tax levy extensions

Overwhelmingly support for WhidbeyHealth EMS and South Whidbey parks

Shoes in shoe box are cause of Freeland bomb scare Wednesday

A “suspicious box” that led to the closure of a section of Main Street and nearby businesses in Freeland Wednesday morning turned out to be… Continue reading

‘Space for everyone’ created inside Langley’s old school

Open house Friday at South Whidbey Community Center