Evan Thompson

Langley City Council shelves inclusive ordinance, proposal supporters vow to fight on in November election

Langley’s long debated inclusive city ordinance appears to be dead. The city council voted 2-1 to indefinitely table the proposal at its regular monthly meeting… Continue reading

Around 200 former students, staff say farewell to Langley Middle School

It was like a family reunion for Nedra Floyd Paulter. The 1966 graduate of Langley High School was one of nearly 200 former students and… Continue reading

Inclusive city ordinance proposal returns, again

The long awaited first reading of an inclusive city ordinance is set for Monday night at city hall. The Langley City Council is expected to… Continue reading

Four Falcons place at state track meet in Cheney

South Whidbey senior sprinter Bailey Forsyth’s final high school competition was like a roller coaster. It had ups and downs, twists and turns. She felt… Continue reading

Three Langley residents vie for open city council seat

Three Langley residents will vie for an appointed seat on the city council this Monday night. Whoever is selected could take part in a vote… Continue reading

Four South Whidbey boys golfers make first round cut, finish second as a team

It was the team South Whidbey senior boys golfer Thorin Helmersen always dreamed it could be. The Falcon boys finished second in the class 1A… Continue reading

Community to bid adieu to Langley Middle School on Friday

A chance to say a final goodbye in recognition of the closure of Langley Middle School is coming this Friday. The community is bidding adieu… Continue reading

Memorial Day service pays tribute to local heroes

The sacrifices of about a dozen South Enders who gave their lives in the name of freedom were honored on Monday morning at Bayview Cemetery.… Continue reading

South Whidbey girls golf accomplishes the ‘ultimate,’ wins state championship

South Whidbey girls golf won its first state title in program history on Wednesday. The Falcons claimed the class 1A state championship on Wednesday at… Continue reading

Memorial Day event to honor South Whidbey veterans

The annual Memorial Day ceremony at Bayview Cemetery this week will have a far more personal touch to South Whidbey than previous years. Organizers decided… Continue reading

Falcon softball advances to state for second time in three years

The outcome was far from certain. The Falcons were one out from a state berth, up 2-1 over Mount Baker in the final inning of… Continue reading

Dog House owners await building permit to begin repairs | CORRECTED

The owners of the Dog House in Langley will likely be issued their long-awaited building permit this week, according to city Planning Director Brigid Reynolds.… Continue reading

High school senior to perform farewell concert at WICA

Katyrose Jordan couldn’t leave for college without first giving thanks to the musical community. That in essence is why Jordan, a senior at South Whidbey… Continue reading

Falcons girls tennis falls short of state

The gauntlet that is the Emerald City League eliminated all three of South Whidbey’s competitors at the class 1A bi-district tennis championship on Saturday at… Continue reading

Falcons to send 16 total athletes to state track meet

South Whidbey junior Sophia Nielsen hopes to walk away from the class 1A state track and field championships this week with a medal draped around… Continue reading

Reign U-16 girls team loses in state finals

South Whidbey Reign’s U-16 girls team fell short of a state championship when it lost 1-0 to Crossfire Redmond in the finals of the Washington… Continue reading

Bank ruckus leads to arrest of man

An incident that occurred at Heritage Bank in Clinton Tuesday morning that was initially thought a robbery was actually a case of disorderly conduct, according… Continue reading

Eight Falcon golfers headed to state championships

South Whidbey senior girls golfer Riley Yale wasn’t too sure her score would hold up. In wet and soggy conditions at the bi-district championships on… Continue reading

Langley sidewalk project draws ire, praise from residents

A new sidewalk project on First Street is moving ahead despite a bit of resistance from some residents and property owners. Pedestrian mobility is at… Continue reading

Falcon baseball’s bid to reach state comes up short in bi-district

South Whidbey Falcon baseball players and coaches have come to expect that no matter how big the deficit, there’s always a chance to win. But,… Continue reading