Evan Thompson

No seismic work planned at LMS

Seismically retrofitting Langley Middle School isn’t on the South Whidbey School District’s agenda for the foreseeable future. Most of the maintenance work already completed or… Continue reading

Lack of depth could be girls soccers’ Achilles’ heel

If there’s anything that could hold South Whidbey girls soccer back from ending a four-year playoff drought, it’s a lack of depth. The Falcons are… Continue reading

King’s, Cedar Park Christian consider jumping ship to Emerald City League | UPDATED

Move could result in collapse of Falcons’ home league, Cascade Conference

Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom turns 20, celebration planned for next month

As much as salmon and students are integral to the Maxwelton Outdoor Classroom, so are its volunteer teachers. The backbone of the Whidbey Watershed Stewards,… Continue reading

Langley Main Street Association to clean up Langley Park

The Langley Main Street Association is taking the lead on making improvements to Langley Park. The park, located on Second Street and Anthes Avenue, has… Continue reading

Several Falcons place in top 25 at home meet

Three South Whidbey runners placed in the top 25 at the 39th Carl Westling Invitational on Saturday at South Whidbey High School. Falcon freshman Kaia… Continue reading

South Whidbey Football breaks losing streak with 42-8 win

South Whidbey football finally has a win under its belt. But, it came with a crippling blow to a senior leader. The Falcons beat Valley… Continue reading

School district releases LMS rental rates

The price tags for rentable rooms at Langley Middle School have been announced. Twenty-nine rooms are available for rent at the middle school, and range… Continue reading

Freshman shows poise during cross country’s Sehome Invitational

Despite only being a freshman, Kaia Swegler Richmond showed some veteran-like instincts at South Whidbey’s most recent cross country meet. While running in the freshmen… Continue reading

South Whidbey High School garden grows in popularity with students

South Whidbey High School junior Matthew Simmons isn’t a fan of tomatoes. It’s just about the only thing he doesn’t enjoy eating at the school’s… Continue reading

Falcons volleyball continues dominance of home invitational

For the third consecutive year, South Whidbey volleyball won its annual home invitational. The taste of victory, however, was slightly less sweet as the Falcons… Continue reading

Freeland student participates in agriculture program

Tristan Campbell of Freeland was one of 16 high school students selected to the United States Department of Agriculture’s AgDiscovery program this summer. The program… Continue reading

Intern program helps small farms bloom

Interns can be a rare commodity in the world of small farming. It turns out that they’re also an indispensable work force, at least in… Continue reading

Falcon volleyball untouched after first two matches

Falcon volleyball untouched after first two matches South Whidbey volleyball is off to a hot start. The Falcons beat Bellevue Christian 3-0 on Tuesday, Sept.… Continue reading

City of Langley seeks input on new LED light

The City of Langley is seeking input on a new light emitting diode (LED) light on Third Street and Park Avenue. Public Works Director Stan… Continue reading

South Whidbey steps up to help Hurricane Harvey victims

It was Tuesday, Sept. 5, just a few days after the worst of Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, Texas and other parts of the state. Laura… Continue reading

Swim team continues co-op agreement with Kamiak

This fall is South Whidbey senior swimmer Ally Lynch’s last chance to achieve her dream of earning a medal at state. With an appearance in… Continue reading

Reunion for LHS class of 1957 sparks old memories, rekindles friendships

Though it’s been 60 years since Langley High School’s class of 1957 graduated, bonds between classmates never diminished. “We’re just like brothers and sisters,” Clinton… Continue reading

Falcons drop season-opening game to island rival, 18-0

Growing pains were evident in South Whidbey football’s season-opening game against Coupeville. Misalignments and formation mishaps were to be expected from the sophomore-laden team, but… Continue reading

South Whidbey grad teaches kids about emotions through song

Josh Turner was skeptical at first of being a children’s musician. Today, it’s one of his biggest passions. Turner, a 2007 graduate of South Whidbey… Continue reading