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Fame, notoriety, and time as themes and ideas drew animator Drew Christie to make a short film about a man who trailblazed film and animation during westward expansion of the United States.
Months of planning and hours of staging were rewarded with hundreds of people turning out for the fourth annual Sea Float Scramble in Langley on Saturday.
Focus groups and online surveys confirmed what many on South Whidbey and in Clinton have said for years: people leave the island to shop.
A man whose identity was not released by emergency responders is in critical condition after crashing his truck into a tree near Freeland Hall on Friday afternoon.
A dark story about the power of choice and its consequences has emerged from a group of young Whidbey filmmakers’ minds and talents.
Questions arose about justifying the cost and true need of installing a large generator in town during the Langley City Council meeting Monday night.
Langley is under new management with a new mayor, a new councilwoman and soon enough a new council member.
The men behind the pieces are Dale Reiger of Greenbank and Woody Morris of Clinton. Both are career artists who pursue other creative endeavors — Reiger builds homes and Morris runs a water feature company. They replace Lloyd Whannell’s and Sue Taves’ sculptures, which were first installed in October 2014. All four have space at the Freeland Art Studios.
A handful of girls are getting a little help finding their voice on South Whidbey.
A host of supporters, grateful residents and business owners thanked Langley Mayor Fred McCarthy for his service and leadership during the final city council meeting of the year Monday night.
There’s a car in Clinton visible only a few months each year, and winter is prime viewing season.
Christmas is less than 24 hours in the past, and Leslie Stevens of Coupeville already has designs for how she will decorate next year.
Atlantis ROV is moving on and expanding from its days as an underwater robotics team.
Spence Purvis and Freeman Boyer looked as regal as the Lions for which their social club is named while being honored for a combined 140 years of membership and service.
Anyone looking for a last-minute Christmas tree need only head to Clinton.
The November wind storm that cut power to Langley for more than 24 hours has some in the city wondering what more can be done in future electrical outages.
The $17,000 severance agreement offered to Langley’s former planning director was, at least in part, done to avoid possible litigation.
Weston Dill, who stands barely tall enough for his head to peek above the dining table in his family’s home, is hoping to be a big donor for homeless children this year. As he has the past two years, the Clinton kindergartner is organizing a gift drive for the Everett Gospel Mission. The homeless shelter serves an estimated 300 people from Island, Skagit and Snohomish counties every day.
Just how large the city should get is foundation for just about everything else in Langley’s comprehensive plan update, to be discussed in pieces over the next few months. The first public input meeting about a handful of elements in the plan update is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16. Topics to be covered include: the urban growth area reduction request, comp plan vision statement, shoreline master program, and the land use, sustainability and economic development elements.
Langley will pay its former planning director more than $17,000 as part of a separation and severance package.