Kyle Jensen

Draft House budget bad news for South Whidbey campground grant request

For those on South Whidbey who enjoy camping, the Washington State House Capital Budget proposal will disappoint in its current form. The recently released budget… Continue reading

Repeal of internet privacy rules prompts Whidbey Telecom response

The Trump administration’s repeal of Obama-era internet privacy rules has caused concern and confusion nationwide and has triggered a response from Whidbey Telecom in an… Continue reading

Langley’s Museo pairs permanent, ephemeral art to usher in spring

For flower farmers and florists like Tobey Nelson and Melissa Brown, designing arrangements is an art form in its own right. Yet, opportunities to showcase… Continue reading

Training unsung heroes; EMTs handle nearly 80 percent of fire district calls

Not all classrooms are set in school buildings and lecture halls. In the common area of South Whidbey Fire/EMS Station 31 in Freeland, an eclectic… Continue reading

Nichols Brothers launches ‘heaviest vessel’ in recent memory

Nichols Brothers’ most recently completed and heaviest vessel launched “in a long time” took to the sea on Tuesday. The large, black and bright orange… Continue reading

Singing the right tune: Clinton vocal coach trains singers age 6 to 80

On any given day in Jana Szabo’s studio, her students sing and push their vocal ranges to the limit. But for Szabo, “student” is a… Continue reading

Firefighter, EMT of the year named at South Whidbey Fire/EMS awards banquet

For any South Whidbey Fire/EMS volunteer firefighter or EMT, awarding one for their service is honoring the entire team. That’s why when someone like Langley… Continue reading

South Whidbey shooters take aim at firearm safety

Katie Grindon never imagined herself shooting a pistol, let alone owning one. Yet on Saturday, the former Whidbey resident now living in Mukilteo took her… Continue reading

Freeland author helps artists, writers find their inner voice

Mary Anne Radmacher says she has been both a millionaire and “absolutely broke” during her lifetime. She isn’t joking. The Freeland writer, author, poet and… Continue reading

Grocery store design runs in Langley businessmens’ blood

Tom Phillips never wanted to expand his business and become a millionaire. He’s happy owning and operating his “down home” family operation. Phillips started one… Continue reading

Whidbey coffee business brews success overseas

Tucked away in the woods off Crawford Road, truckloads of coffee beans are roasting. They’re destined for Whidbey’s caffeine fiends, but also hundreds of coffee… Continue reading

South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District ponders move

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is looking at moving its headquarters to the soon-to-be-vacated Langley Middle School. The possibility was discussed at the… Continue reading

Whidbey ‘citizen scientists’ publish seabird study

For the past 12 years, Frances Wood could be found on early summer mornings a stone’s throw away from one of Whidbey’s many bluffs armed… Continue reading

Freeland sewer project remains afloat with 2-1 vote by Freeland Water and Sewer District Commissioners | Corrected

The Freeland sewer project will live on. A majority of the Freeland Water and Sewer District commissioners held firm Monday and decided not to freeze… Continue reading

Reimagining books into edible creations, the Whidbey way

Bayview Hall will be lined with curious cakes and delectable creations next Saturday, as South Whidbey’s book worms and pun aficionados have the chance to… Continue reading

WSF to propose Clinton ferry schedule change at open house

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is proposing schedule changes to the Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry route in anticipation of another busy summer. The open house is from 5:30… Continue reading

Next generation of young musicians takes over WICA

Langley has the opportunity to witness some of South Whidbey’s next crop of talented young musicians in action, as the youngsters go center stage Whidbey… Continue reading

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Pastels, Earth elements and pinball

The PACIFIC NORTHWEST ART SCHOOL in Coupeville is holding its annual open house at 6 p.m., Friday, March 17. It will be a festive evening… Continue reading

Greenbank man charged in slow-speed chase

A 41-year-old Greenbank man who allegedly led a deputy on a car chase down Cultus Bay Road before escaping on foot in early January was… Continue reading

Springtime brings lambs to Whidbey’s pastures

It’s spring, and that means lamb season. For shepherds, it can be a daunting time of year that entails long hours and constant monitoring of… Continue reading