Habitat for Humanity celebrates new home

Habitat for Humanity of Island County is inviting the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for a new home located at 3160 Summit Boulevard, Oak… Continue reading

  • Feb 26, 2019

Funeral home getting new life

A Langley couple is resurrecting a business that once provided end-of-life services as a place to help people live longer and healthier. “There’s a poetic… Continue reading

Support is great, but WAIF still has its critics

Debating risks vs. benefit of ‘enriching’ dogs’ lives

Farmer and Vine offers more than wine

The hosts of a new wine bar on Whidbey invite guests to “Sip, Gather, Graze.” A desire to do something involving retail and local agriculture,… Continue reading

Pooper Troopers swoop in, scoop up

New pet waste removal business cleans yards across Whidbey Island

(Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Times)

Season’s Eatings

Recipes to keep the holidays tantalizing

  • Dec 21, 2018
(Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News Times)

‘Flying Bear’ offering last-minute wreath-making

Langley shop filled with greenery for the season

The wonders of Whidbey

More than 60 artists and local producers represented

Whidbey Telecom adding DISH

Whidbey Telecom announced that it has added DISH to its list of product offerings. “The way people are getting their video entertainment is changing fast,”… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2018

Healing Circles offers sanctuary and support

The people sitting in a circle of comfortable chairs may talk about their personal challenges, the issues that affect them — a diagnosis of cancer,… Continue reading

Training slated at mussel rafts

Penn Cove Shellfish employees will participate in oil spill training Friday near the mussel rafts. The on-the-water exercises will likely include boil booms and other… Continue reading

SICBA holds home tour

Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association will hold its 12th annual SICBA Home Tour Sept. 14-16. This year’s Home Tour features 13 homes by eight local builders… Continue reading

Mother-daughter duo bringing corners of the world to Whidbey

Fiona and Francesca Coenen-Winer sell pieces from near and far

Gemkow now McClure Custom Homes

Gemkow Construction has changed its name to McClure Custom Homes, LLC nearly two years after purchase. Owners Smokey and Leilani McClure are renaming their custom… Continue reading

  • Aug 31, 2018

Keller Williams Realty establishes office in Bayview

Keller Williams Realty can now call South Whidbey home. The real estate company recently remodeled the building that formerly housed Gemkow Construction in Bayview, off… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2018

Photographer wins Whidbey Telecom’s cover art contest

Whidbey Telecom has announced the winner of its 2018-19 Directory Cover Art Competition. The directory, published in November, will feature “Island Bound,” an original photograph… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2018

Freeland sculpture park open to public Aug. 25, 26

‘Liberating the image within’ sparks Hank Nelson’s creative vision

  • Aug 17, 2018

Island Senior Resources aims to raise $10k Aug. 1

Growing demand for essential services strains nonprofit agency

Habitat taking over Saratoga Community Housing

After witnessing Saratoga Community Housing’s declining effectiveness, Habitat for Humanity of Island County is taking over the agency. “They just didn’t have the staff to… Continue reading

Celebrate everything rabbit-related during Bunny Daze, March 26-31

Spring has sprung, and so have the bunnies. Celebrate the furry creatures at Bunny Daze held March 26–31 in Langley. Everyone is invited to Shop… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2018