Business

Bayview business gives South Whidbey rustic aesthetic

For the garden aficionados who have been on the Whidbey Island Garden Tour, chances are they’ve seen one of Bob Bowling’s rustic garden sheds. Opportunities… Continue reading

Tree climbing venture offers canopy views for the intrepid

Canopy climbing venture offers treetop views for the intrepid

Goosefoot brings art gallery back to Bayview

Nine years after closing, the Front Room Gallery is returning to the Bayview Cash Store. And as part of Goosefoot’s efforts to bring permanent art… 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

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

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

Double board certified physician now practicing in Freeland

Alex Kosloff, MD has joined the medical staff at WhidbeyHealth is now seeing patients at the organization’s primary care location in Freeland. Kosloff is board… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2017

Useless Bay golf, country club hires new general manager

Christi Karvasek was recently promoted to general manager of Useless Bay Golf and Country Club from member services manager. She replaces former general manager Bill… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2017

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

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

Kalakala Mercantile Co. in Langley to close doors today with farewell festival

Kalakala Co. Mercantile is closing its doors indefinitely today with a farewell fête. Co-owners Drew Christie and Amanda Moore said in a statement on Wednesday… 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

Support grows for South Whidbey CSAs

Although grocery stores will always be the place to buy food, not all households will get their produce from the store this summer. In fact,… Continue reading

Roberta: Langley shop, fashion ‘icon’ to close

For decades, Roberta in downtown Langley has been Whidbey’s own small slice of the New York City runway, with walls stocked with cashmere and high-end… Continue reading

Day of love a day of big biz on Whidbey

The holiday season and summer are the busiest times of year for most businesses. For others, February is particularly sweet. “Valentine’s Day is a very… Continue reading

Chimney sweep biz alive, well on South Whidbey

When someone says chimney sweep, the image that comes to mind is one of smudged-black cheeks and Victorian England. Or perhaps it’s Dick Van Dyke,… Continue reading

Whidbey Telecom opens satellite office in Langley

Whidbey Telecom’s BiG GiG Center, located on Anthes Avenue in Langley, is officially open after a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon. The cable company’s satellite office… Continue reading

Virtual reality gets real in Clinton, Langley

In the rapidly-changing world of video games, gaming and tech companies are always trying to find ways to stay ahead of the curve. And for… Continue reading

Cafe Langley closes after 27 years in business

After 27 years of serving the Village by the Sea, Cafe Langley closed its doors Friday, Dec. 23. “We appreciate the love and support from… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2016