Kira Erickson

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Peter Smith-Case of Case Farm sells some veggies to some interested buyers at the opening Saturday of the Coupeville Farmers Market this past weekend.

Island’s farmers market season gets underway

The Coupeville Farmers Market opened last weekend and more markets are coming up.

 

‘Bras & Beauty’ to help women in need

The event at Clinton Community Hall on April 17 will have clothing and toiletries for women in need.

 

Stefen Bosworth, co-owner and chef of Savory, cooks up some squid ink linguine. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)

Couple ventures into restaurant business

“Eclectic comfort food” is on the menu at Langley’s newest restaurant, Savory.

 

Langley passes resolution discouraging herbicide’s use

After much discussion, the resolution has finally passed.

COVID-19 cases trend downward in county

Vaccination rates and efforts to reach underserved communities are growing.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Third grader Laszlo McDowell gets up close and personal with a gray whale skull.

Students learn about being ‘whale-wise’

South Whidbey Elementary School students got a taste of what it would be like to live as gray whales.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Third grader Laszlo McDowell gets up close and personal with a gray whale skull.

Langley approves new sculptures

Three new scultpures are coming to Langley

Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop in Langley, hangs a purple neon star he made on the wall of his arcade. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News Group

Neon art show colorizes Machine Shop’s reopening

A cacophony of happy buzzers and bells and a riot of glowing lights signals the return of another Langley institution after a long pandemic slumber.… Continue reading

Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop in Langley, hangs a purple neon star he made on the wall of his arcade. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News Group
Fred McCarthy inside of a helicopter gunship during the Vietnam War. (photo provided)

Veteran captures memories of war, returning home

For the past 20 years, Fred McCarthy wanted to write a memoir about his experiences as a U.S. Army officer and combat helicopter pilot in… Continue reading

Fred McCarthy inside of a helicopter gunship during the Vietnam War. (photo provided)
Deer Lagoon Grange Master Chuck Prochaska looks through a book of historic documents on the grange. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)

Deer Lagoon Grange at center of contention in community

A social organization and historic South Whidbey location wrapped in one recently caught the attention of community members increasingly concerned about its purported association with… Continue reading

Deer Lagoon Grange Master Chuck Prochaska looks through a book of historic documents on the grange. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)

Deer-besieged town’s no-feeding ordinance goes into effect April 8

First-time offenders will receive a warning. Any further offenses will incur a fine of $150.

South Whidbey, Coupeville enrollment go up, Oak Harbor expected to drop

Student enrollment numbers show increases for South Whidbey and Coupeville school districts.

Dr. David Parent with the eagle he rescued near Lone Lake Sunday night. Photo provided

Whidbey vet attempts to save injured bald eagle

The female eagle’s injuries were too severe for it to be saved.

Dr. David Parent with the eagle he rescued near Lone Lake Sunday night. Photo provided
New movie posters are up at the Clyde in Langley. The theater is reopening this weekend. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

The Clyde set to reopen its doors this weekend

A sign of returning normalcy, new movie posters have been put up outside the Langley theater.

New movie posters are up at the Clyde in Langley. The theater is reopening this weekend. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Sarah Santosa is surrounded by some bovine residents of Ballydídean Farm Sanctuary, including ‘Rez, Dahlia and Poco. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Animals put out to pasture, but not forgotten

A South Whidbey farm is welcoming those who may be interest in a COVID-safe spring photoshoot.

Sarah Santosa is surrounded by some bovine residents of Ballydídean Farm Sanctuary, including ‘Rez, Dahlia and Poco. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Children’s Theatre hosting ‘Raise the Curtain’ online

The Langley theater is about a month away from the announcement of its 2021-22 season.

Langley considering toilet experiment at Seawall Park

The portable restrooms would be part of an experiment running from May through October.

Langley council tables herbicide resolution

The resolution will be re-drafted and brought before the city council at another meeting.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Rolands Abermanis, owner of Freeland business SPUNKS, loads a box of pumpkin seeds for delivery. The business is hoping to move production to Whidbey soon.

Sowing success

Pumpkin seeds with a kick

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Rolands Abermanis, owner of Freeland business SPUNKS, loads a box of pumpkin seeds for delivery. The business is hoping to move production to Whidbey soon.
Photo by Seth Eckert
A fire devastated a Diamond Way residence early Wednesday morning. All that remains is the garage.

Blaze engulfs Freeland home, sparing garage

No one was injured in the early morning fire March 17.

Photo by Seth Eckert
A fire devastated a Diamond Way residence early Wednesday morning. All that remains is the garage.