Kira Erickson

Crosswalk delayed by holidays, snowstorm

Crosswalk delayed by holidays, snowstorm

A long-awaited construction project in Langley is set to begin its final phase on Monday after being delayed due to a series of regulatory steps… Continue reading

Crosswalk delayed by holidays, snowstorm
Langley police chief lunches with select few of city’s smallest citizens

Langley police chief lunches with select few of city’s smallest citizens

A very important meeting was held Thursday between Langley Chief of Police Don Lauer and six esteemed citizens. During lunchtime at South Whidbey Elementary School,… Continue reading

Langley police chief lunches with select few of city’s smallest citizens
Fun & Wargames

Fun & Wargames

Looking for a new hobby during these bleak winter months? Since its August opening last year, the Jester’s Keep has been a haven for tabletop… Continue reading

Fun & Wargames
School board renews superintendent’s contract

School board renews superintendent’s contract

South Whidbey Superintendent Jo Moccia’s three-year contract was renewed last week with one abstention from the school board. The contract extends Moccia’s employment until June… Continue reading

School board renews superintendent’s contract

Moccia suggests return to live streaming school board meetings

The South Whidbey School District is discussing the possibility of giving live streaming another try. At a board meeting last week, Superintendent Jo Moccia said… Continue reading

Fire plan calls for levy lid lift

South Whidbey Fire/EMS recently approved a five-year strategic plan that calls for a levy lid lift. The fire department is considering asking voters to increase… Continue reading

Everybody counts

Everybody counts

For as long as the Point in Time Count has existed, Clinton hairdresser William Bolding has shown up every year to provide haircuts free of… Continue reading

Everybody counts

Fuse lit on city fireworks ordinance

Langley Councilman Craig Cyr is fulfilling a campaign promise by trying to get fireworks banned from within city limits. At a city council meeting Tuesday… Continue reading

Making a blanket statement

Making a blanket statement

Combining the generosity and artistry of the South Whidbey community with a healthy dose of activism, Luanne Seymour found a way to comfort children being… Continue reading

Making a blanket statement

Clipper trips snipped

A beloved icon of Langley’s holiday season is no more. Mayor Tim Callison announced at a city council meeting Jan. 21 that the Clipper will… Continue reading

Four seek board seat in conservation district

Whidbey voters registered with the county will have a chance to decide who will be the newest member of a non-regulatory, governmental entity dedicated to… Continue reading

Bayview gallery’s theme adds new flavor

Bayview gallery’s theme adds new flavor

Bayview Cash Store’s newest art show has a special twist. Located in the Hub Gallery now through Feb. 23, a doughnut-themed show sponsored by Whidbey… Continue reading

Bayview gallery’s theme adds new flavor
Whidbey crafters sew pouches for Australian wildlife

Whidbey crafters sew pouches for Australian wildlife

In some cases, social media really can serve as the great unifier. When Kaili Slate and Denice Bochantin saw the devastation wildfires had been causing… Continue reading

Whidbey crafters sew pouches for Australian wildlife
South Whidbey High School band set to compete nationally

South Whidbey High School band set to compete nationally

The South Whidbey High School’s jazz band has been chosen as one of a dozen to compete in a national competition this spring, proving that… Continue reading

South Whidbey High School band set to compete nationally

Freeland pot shop makes big donation to coalition

Last month, Island Herb offered the Whidbey Homeless Coalition the challenge of matching a $10,000 donation. Eric Wing, Island Herb’s general manager, said the store’s… Continue reading

New Trustland trail already popular

New Trustland trail already popular

The Trustland Trails recently got a new addition. In early December, about a third of a mile was added to the existing few miles of… Continue reading

New Trustland trail already popular

Mardi Gras parade marching to Langley as part of Mystery Weekend

Amateur sleuths looking to participate in Langley’s Mystery Weekend may find themselves joining a new type of event this year. Just in time for Fat… Continue reading

It’s snow fun

It’s snow fun

South Whidbey got a modest amount of snowfall on Monday, to the delight of school kids. More snow fell Tuesday, prompting school to cancel classes… Continue reading

It’s snow fun
Crunch time

Crunch time

When her daughter was growing up, Marybeth Shirley wanted to make her a breakfast option that didn’t contain wheat. Switching to a grain-free diet had… Continue reading

Crunch time

New campground planned near Langley

Campers may have a new place to stake their tents, starting this summer. The proposed campground, a South Whidbey Parks and Recreation project, will be… Continue reading