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St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods Episcopal Church will dedicate its new addition next weekend, a 9,400-square-foot, two-story expansion that nearly doubles the size of the church’s facilities.
Island County Fire District 3 plans to establish a drop-in childcare facility where volunteer emergency responders can leave their children while they attend a department training session or race to an emergency.
It’s déjà vu for Rev. Mary Boyd, who will have a homecoming of sorts when she becomes new pastor of Langley United Methodist Church in July.
An Island County District Court judge remained in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Tuesday morning after being injured when his motorcycle collided with a deer on Highway 20 north of Coupeville early Sunday morning.
Once a Hometown Hero, always a hometown hero.
The Queen of Langley was scheduled to make a farewell trip through downtown on Friday afternoon.
Duke LeBaron moved to South Whidbey for good in 1986, and after that rarely found a reason to leave.
Neither volcano nor mudslide nor chilly thermostat have failed to dampen the resiliency of a roomy 1940s three-bedroom house on Edgecliff Road in Langley which remains a rich chapter of the city’s medical history.
Lindsay Feris relishes her role in ongoing Memorial Day activities on South Whidbey, being from a family steeped in military tradition.
The Whidbey Camano Land Trust is shooting the works to gather as much public comment as possible about the future use of its latest acquisition, the 654-acre Trillium Community Forest north of Freeland.
Tickets are on sale now for Good Cheer’s second annual fundraising extravaganza, “Mother of All Talent Shows Rides Again.”
Blake Willeford remembers the day astronaut George “Pinky” Nelson stopped by the Clyde Theatre in downtown Langley to take in a movie. As the famous astronomer, who in his NASA career logged more than 400 hours in space, was fumbling to come up with the right change for a ticket, Willeford said he attempted to expedite the process.
Kindergarten will have a new look in the South Whidbey School District next fall.
Living history? Check out the McLeod House in downtown Langley. “Maggie McLeod still haunts the halls,” said Fred Lundahl. “Sometimes jewelry that was in one place one day is in a different place another day.”
A team of five youngsters in grades five through eight are back in the pool again with a new gadget, practicing for another underwater robot competition this weekend.
Even in a water wonderland there can be too much water. One of the wettest late winter and springs in island history has not only caused several large mudslides on the South End, but has swelled lake levels to the possible destructive point, officials said.
Foundation work is well under way on a new Skagit Farmers Supply Country Store in Freeland that is expected to boost the local economy and create 15 new jobs, company officials said Tuesday.
Vandals damaged a portable toilet and an information kiosk at two nature preserves in the South End during the weekend.
A citizens’ advisory committee is expected to be formed to work with water and sewer commissioners to come up with a way to make sewers affordable — and palatable — to the community.
Bill Haroldson remembers the big one that got away during the glory days of Whidbey Island salmon fishing, when 30-pound kings were common.