Kyle Jensen

Useless Bay earthquake sounded like ‘sonic boom’ to some, went unnoticed by others

A small earthquake that originated in Useless Bay Thursday morning was one of about 60 to shake Puget Sound over the past week. And though… Continue reading

Bayview yoga studio blends poses, stretches with catharsis

On a Sunday afternoon at Sojourn Studios in Bayview, the calming sound of a cello softly echoes throughout the room as people stretch to hold… Continue reading

Market, high-speed internet attracts printing biz to Langley

Fine Balance Imaging &Printing has catered to South Whidbey artists with its fine art, photo and multi-function printers for over a decade. But, the print… Continue reading

Pick-up truck takes out light pole in Clinton

A mechanical issue caused a white Ford pick-up truck to lose control an crash into a light pole on Wednesday evening. Nobody was injured in… Continue reading

Clinton woman spins success with industrial fiber mill

Central Avenue in Clinton is home to what appears to be an average three bedroom house from the outside. Yet inside, the hum of heavy… Continue reading

‘Master’ shares Japanese gardening techniques with South Whidbey

For some, gardening and landscaping is a backbreaking chore. For others, such as those dedicated to the Japanese method, it’s an art form deserving of… Continue reading

Freeland’s ‘sign lady’ masters art of recognition

Certain things simply make sense to certain people. To chefs it’s food, to musicians it’s musics, and to Freeland resident Nora Harrell it’s drawing and… Continue reading

Freeland man rents out property as private pup park

Not all dogs are suited to the puppy party that is a dog park, Freeland resident Ron Michelsen says. Some just need their own reserved… Continue reading

Shrimp, halibut seasons in Whidbey waters announced

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) released the dates for halibut and spot shrimp (prawn) seasons in Puget Sound waters on Monday. The… Continue reading

Hearts & Hammers workday slated for this weekend

Saturday is the big day. An army of Hearts & Hammers volunteers will work side-by-side from the morning into late afternoon to bring much needed… Continue reading

South Whidbey Fire/EMS receives high bond rating grade

South Whidbey Fire/EMS can borrow money cheaply, thanks to a recent bond rating. The district sought a grade from a rating agency as part of… Continue reading

Whidbey’s flower industry part of a growing movement

For flower farmers on South Whidbey, spring brings the bloom and another year of exponential growth. That is, if they’re capable of keeping up with… Continue reading

Deer Lagoon Grange celebrates 90th birthday with open house

It’s official: April 2017 will be known as Island County Grange month. Commissioner Helen Price Johnson proclaimed the new designation on Saturday afternoon as the… Continue reading

Students share perspectives on social justice through art in Bayview exhibit

It’s common for teenagers to feel as if adults don’t listen to their perspectives or take them seriously due to their age, according to high… Continue reading

Makeshift home in Freeland claimed by fire

A structure fire in the wee hours of this past Saturday morning left a homeless man without a makeshift residence. The man suffered “minor burns… Continue reading

SaviBank opens branch in Freeland

South Harbor Avenue in Freeland might as well be South Whidbey’s Wall Street. The downtown street has been a hub for business for years, and… Continue reading

Bringing sculpture to the masses for international celebration

South Whidbey knows how to celebrate International Sculpture Day. With a plethora of residing talent to showcase and celebrate, South Whidbey’s multi-day rendition of the… Continue reading

After 14 years at Soup Kitchen, Dan Saul retires

Dan Saul has spent a lifetime cooking for others. For the past 14 years, Saul could be found at The Island Church of Whidbey in… Continue reading

Rocket Taco blasts off in downtown Freeland

Flavors from south of the border have touched down in Freeland. Restaurateurs and Freeland residents Steve and Jill Rosen opened their newest venture, Rocket Taco,… Continue reading

Learning to fly, weld, design costumes at Whidbey Island Waldorf School

Rowen Stephens has wanted to fly since the fifth grade. But only when the 14-year-old was tasked with working on his eighth grade final project… Continue reading