Celeste Erickson

Home-grown greens hit the lunch menu at South Whidbey Schools

Students are rooting for veggies on South Whidbey, both literally and figuratively.

 

Where a kid can be a kid: South Whidbey Children’s Center celebrates individualism, summer plans

For over 34 years the South Whidbey Children’s Center has provided the South End with progressive learning for each child’s natural curiosities.

 

Freeland Library turns 20

Once it was a dream, a hope for what could be. But a bit of vision, a lot of hard work and selling a few flowers paid off and this year the Freeland Library turns 20.

 

Dance to the old standards on the South End

Take the stage with swing, tango, rumba or more to the tunes of Triptych, a big-band style group.

Students, professionals celebrate artwork at annual Whidbey Festival of the Arts

Creativity is in the air as students from all South Whidbey Schools are diving into new mediums and refining their skills for the upcoming Whidbey Festival of the Arts.

Longer, costlier Possession Point boat ramp sought by Port of South Whidbey

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners informally agreed on the scope of the Possession Beach boat ramp revamp project Tuesday, May 13.

Imagine?it,?design it, build it | MakerTron Labs creates community classroom for science, technology, engineering

Located inside Ken’s Korner Mall is a space made to create — MakerTron Labs. It’s a community lab space for classes, research, and, above all, for making things. For Damien Cortez, executive director of the new space, “make” is a big and all-encompassing word.

Poppy Girl program begins Memorial Day distribution in Freeland

Veterans were honored at the Maple Ridge Assisted Living Community on Thursday, May 8, with the first distribution of poppies this year by the Poppy Girls.

Orchestra brings a piece of Italy to Whidbey

With all the makings of an Italian drama, the Whidbey Island Community Orchestra will conclude its 2013-2014 season with “Italian Spring” this Friday, May 16.

Celebrating mothers | Two centenarians recall the wonders of motherhood

When it comes to motherhood, both Eileen Wilson and Alta Brodie of Freeland consider themselves grateful to have been blessed with loving children and families.

Hearts & Hammers repairs, revives homes throughout South End

One of the most active days on the South End isn’t a festival or conference — it’s a day of volunteering.

LAKE brings soft rock, harmonies to Bayview

For returning Langley residents Eli Moore and Ashley Eriksson, Whidbey Island is a place of inspiration. After touring throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan with their band LAKE, the husband wife have circled back to the island to continue their work.

Lake fishing off to a quiet start on the South End

Well into its first week of the year, lowland lake fishing season began with a calm start.

Freeland businessman gives big to Good Cheer

Freeland resident Lucas Jushinski is making a difference on the South End in a big monetary way. For the month of May, Jushinski, owner of Island Alternative Medicine in Freeland, will match donations to Good Cheer up to $10,000. The money will be used to supply locally grown organic produce to the food bank.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey Harbor opens to community celebration

South End officials and representatives officially opened the two new docks at South Whidbey Harbor this Friday, April 25.

South Whidbey Harbor expansion finally floats to finish

Friday was a day for celebration and a water show at South Whidbey Harbor, as South End representatives and community members gathered for the grand opening of the two new docks at the harbor.

Langley artist featured in Seattle International Film Festival

Langley animator Drew Christie explores homelessness through the eyes of a teenager in his new film “The Beast Inside,” debuting at the Seattle International Film Festival.

One link at a time | South Whidbey students band together for Oso

When South Whidbey Elementary School second-grade teacher Leslie Woods saw money exchanging hands during recess last week, her red flags went up.

Riding for a cause: Clinton resident trains for a 545-mile bike ride to end AIDS

Four months ago, Clinton resident Natasha Dworkin never would have imagined being the type of person to ride 545 miles on a bike.

Clinton egg hunt a success

Hundreds of children and their family and friends searched high and low at Dan Porter Park during the Nancy Brown Memorial Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19.