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Quade, right, sneers at Taylor, Lars Larson's character in the play.

WICA’s ‘Starving Class’ delves into humanity

“Curse of the Starving Class” opened Friday, June 11 and runs through Saturday, June 26.

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Quade, right, sneers at Taylor, Lars Larson's character in the play.

Three vie for job of Langley mayor

Scott Chaplin and Roger Scrafford have stepped forward to challenge Thomas Gill in the mayoral race.

Jeremy Jarvis works on his mural in Langley. (Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times)

Traveling muralist bringing color to community center

Jeremy Jarvis has begun work on a mural on the courtyard wall of the South Whidbey Community Center.

Jeremy Jarvis works on his mural in Langley. (Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News-Times)
Senior Justin Moberly participates in the parade.

South Whidbey’s class of ’21 celebrates with parade

For a city known for its parades, not much jollification has happened in Langley since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This past Thursday, however, the South… Continue reading

Senior Justin Moberly participates in the parade.
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Seven valedictorians top SWHS class of 2021

The students are at the top of their class of 113.

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Harpist Maxine Eilander and guitarist Stephen Stubbs will be performing songs by Franz Schubert at this year's Whidbey Island Music Festival.

Music Festival tunes up to celebrate 16th season

Tickets are now available for the annual Whidbey Island Music Festival.

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Harpist Maxine Eilander and guitarist Stephen Stubbs will be performing songs by Franz Schubert at this year's Whidbey Island Music Festival.

Langley rescinds mask mandate

The city council voted to follow state COVID-19 guidelines instead.

One has applied so far for Langley mayor vacancy

Interested candidates have until June 15 to apply for the role.

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Man hurt in Clinton fire that consumes residence

A man sustained third degree burns to his leg from a fire that engulfed a Clinton home Sunday.

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New member Charles LaFond works on a pottery creation at Freeland Art Studios.

Cooperative studio in Freeland holding open house

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, June 5.

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New member Charles LaFond works on a pottery creation at Freeland Art Studios.

In-person programming kicks off with June 11 play

Summer programming will be making a return to the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. Several in-person arts and entertainment events are planned for the… Continue reading

Community hall aims to ‘Raise the Roof’

A 60-day campaign has been launched to raise money for the Clinton Community Hall’s new roof.

Pop-up fine fine art markets set for summer, fall

Participating artists must register at least six weeks in advance.

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Mason Slattum, left, and his cousin Blake Ogden saved a 3-year-old from drowning in Deer Lake thanks to their quick thinking.

Two boys come to 3-year-old’s rescue at lake

A 9-year-old Clinton boy and his cousin became heroes after rescuing a toddler from drowning.

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Mason Slattum, left, and his cousin Blake Ogden saved a 3-year-old from drowning in Deer Lake thanks to their quick thinking.

Contest for Langley mayor position remains uneventful

City council members will be choosing the new mayor at a council meeting scheduled for June 21.

Parks and Rec decides name for new park

The Waterman Property is now called Maxwelton Trails Park.

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Whidbey Island Art Trail kicks off its 10th season next week

Some of Whidbey’s galleries, sculpture parks and studios will be open to the public.

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Veterans to be honored across island

Several ceremonies are planned for Memorial Day.

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Farms offering veggie, flower subscriptions

Some Whidbey Island farms still have spaces open in their Community Supported Agriculture programs.

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Whidbey Children’s Theatre set to hold in-person classes this summer

Registration opens 10 a.m. May 25 for summer programs at the Whidbey Children’s Theatre in Langley.