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City Hall garden helps Langley become edible

The Langley Garden Initiative dedicated the Langley Centennial Garden on May 28.


Island rallies around victims of Langley house fire

When a fire ravaged their home on Anthes Avenue on Friday evening, the Jones/Russell family lost everything — their home, their car, their furniture, clothes, toys for the kids, birth certificates and family photos.


Vote for the women: Suffragettes march into bright future

With an eye on the cause, the suffragettes took to the streets Saturday morning in Langley, and confused the occasional tourist, but mostly put smiles on the faces of the onlookers.


The Village Doctor: Better health prescribed for South Whidbey

After months of construction, Dr. Annastasia Kovscek will trade in paint brushes and tools for her stethoscope and will begin seeing patients Wednesday, May 22.

Langley marks centennials with living history

Visitors may think they have stepped into a time machine, as the suffragettes will march at 11 a.m. Saturday in downtown Langley.

Much ado about Shakespeare in a circus tent

The Island Shakespeare Festival will get a home under the big top this summer when the group takes up residence at the Langley Middle School campus.

Lots of familiar faces to open comedy show

Two of the Northwest’s biggest comedians come to Whidbey Island Center of the Arts for a one-night comedy show April 24, but a group of island originals may just steal the show.

Whidbey Island Dance Theatre showcases versatility

The dancers of Whidbey Island Dance Theatre are ready to spread some enchantment with their production of Cinderella during the annual Dance & Choreography Showcase. Dance theatre showcases versatility

Welcome the Whales Festival, parade, whale watch and educational activities

As if they knew that the weekend that will celebrate them is upon us, the whales in Saratoga passage have put in overtime lately.

Island Christian Academy’s cultural fair brings history to life | NOTABLE

Students at Island Christian Academy showed off what they have learned about culture, history and geography March 26 at the annual cultural fair.

Dedication to craft pays off for Whidbey winemakers

A small Whidbey winery is winning accolades. Blooms Winery’s 2010 Syrah was rated along with other Washington Syrahs and given a 90-point rating in the current issue of Wine Spectator Magazine.

Curtain rises on WICA’s ‘Full Monty’

Directors at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts have never shied away from shows that pushed the envelope. But as rehearsals rev up for the screen-to-stage production of “The Full Monty,” the question on everyone’s mind is: How much “Monty” exactly will be revealed as the cast tackles the musical version of the 1997 movie.

Students at Island Christian Academy raise money to help beat blood cancer

Island Christian Academy students raised $1,079.71 to help fund blood cancer research and provide help and hope to thousands of patients and their families through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program.

Student supports South Whidbey Rotary project with birthday cash

With an eye on the big picture, a youngster has turned over his birthday money to help make a basketball court at South Whidbey Community Park a reality.

Whidbey, Camano chamber luncheon focuses on tourism

Sherrye Wyatt of Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism was the featured speaker at the Freeland Chamber of Commerce’s business luncheon Tuesday.

First Mystic Sea whale watchers go home happy

The M/V Mystic Sea took a group of Langley merchants and stakeholders, as well as a few visitors, on a sunny inaugural cruise last Friday.

Clinton Council readies to make its voice heard

A year after Clinton set out to find its voice as a community during the 2011 Future Search Conference, the Clinton Community Council is up and running and ready to take on that role.

Langley baker specializes in Easter delights

For over 50 years, Peter Boden has spent every early spring molding chocolate bunnies, squirrels, ducks and eggs for Easter giving.

Nonprofits vital to Whidbey Island life

When it comes to circulating a buck in the local economy, nonprofits are not only on the receiving end.

South End comes together to spruce up cemetery

Bundled up tightly, defying high winds blowing in their faces, a group of Langleyites took to shuffles, rakes and garden clippers to cleanup the final resting place of those who came before them.