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Falcon girl soccer clinches playoff spot with big win

South Whidbey girls soccer secured its ticket to the postseason with a 9-3 victory over Cedar Park Christian on Tuesday night. As if that isn’t… Continue reading

Freeland man grows pet composting business

Saying goodbye to pets is tough. Fluffy doesn’t have to be gone forever though. Rooted, an Olympia-based company, is transforming after death care for pets… Continue reading

Morton challenges Gill for Langley City Council seat

A newcomer to politics is up against a longtime Langley resident and incumbent in the race for position 5 on the Langley City Council. Peter… Continue reading

Falcons on four-game winning streak following 47-13 victory

Learning how to win again was one of the major focuses entering this fall’s football season, according to South Whidbey head coach Mark Hodson. Apparently… Continue reading

Langley resident lands dream job as aerial imaging pilot

Whenever Langley resident Aaron Simpson is in the air, he feels like he’s home. Luckily for the 31-year-old pilot, he’s landed a “dream” job that… Continue reading

Emerson, Nesbeitt vie for Langley City Council, position 2

Two Langley residents with different takes on the city’s needs are running for position 2 on the city council. Vying for the seat are incumbent… Continue reading

No kids hurt in South Whidbey School bus crash

No kids were hurt when a South Whidbey School District bus collided with a truck on I-5 in Marysville this afternoon. Superintendent Jo Moccia confirmed… Continue reading

Falcon volleyball nearly upsets top-ranked team in class 2A

South Whidbey volleyball gave the top-ranked team in class 2A a serious scare on Thursday night. The Falcons narrowly lost to Archbishop Murphy 3-2 at… Continue reading

The Nobel Prize: South Whidbey grad’s research contributed to coveted physics award

A South Whidbey grad who played a role in observing and studying ripples in the fabric of space-time found out Tuesday that her efforts have… Continue reading

Beusch, Korrow vie for Langley City Council, Position 1

Serving the hopes and wishes of citizens, improving affordable housing and supporting economic vitality are among the common threads for the candidates in the race… Continue reading

Falcon girls soccer claim much needed victory over Sultan

Following a 6-0 win over Sultan on Saturday, South Whidbey girls soccer is in line to end a three-year playoff drought. Hosting the first round… Continue reading

WSU Extension Island County embraces digital portal to education

The burden of having to travel off-island for college courses has the power to derail an academic career. Timothy Lawrence, director of Washington State University… Continue reading

Davis steps down as girls basketball head coach

Andy Davis has resigned as South Whidbey girls basketball’s head coach. Davis led the program for seven seasons and reached the postseason in four of… Continue reading

Funeral home loss worries police

The closure of South Whidbey’s only funeral home in July has presented an intriguing dilemma for the Langley Police Department. In the event of a… Continue reading

Highway 525 crash sends two to hospital as ‘precautionary measure’

Two people were transported to WhidbeyHealth following a rear-end collision on Highway 525 near Coles Road on Wednesday afternoon. According to emergency responders, the two-car… Continue reading

Volleyball squad earns two league victories

South Whidbey volleyball is 4-2 overall and 2-2 in the Cascade Conference following two shutout wins over Cedar Park Christian and Granite Falls. The Falcons’… Continue reading

Vacant buildings lead to meeting with biz leader

Langley residents and the city’s mayor have deemed two vacant buildings in town a public “eye sore,” and the city council has subsequently requested an… Continue reading

Falcon football notches another win on the road

South Whidbey football is on a two-game winning streak after a 13-7 road win over Ocosta on Sept. 22. The Falcons (2-2 overall) continue their… Continue reading

Falcons’ top doubles team challenges state runners-up

Playing in the Emerald City League is both a blessing and a curse for South Whidbey’s boys tennis team. The Falcons face top-notch competition throughout… Continue reading

Freshmen given ‘OK’ to play in certain situations on Friday nights

South Whidbey football’s 42-8 win over Valley View Secondary on Sept. 15 not only broke a 20-game losing streak, but also marked the first time… Continue reading