Sherrye Wyatt, director of Island County Tourism, will speak at the next Clinton Chamber of Commerce members meeting.
Little did Ken and Virginia Bloom know when they sat around the dining room table with four friends and about 40 empty wine glasses, that an evening of sampling potential blends would create a Double Gold winner at the nation’s largest wine judging event — the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
Arnie Deckwa sat in his boyhood home off Cornet Bay Road and talked with red-rimmed eyes about his father. “He was one of the most beautiful examples of life you could find,” he said. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
As part of their ongoing emphasis on signage, the city of Langley and the Langley Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a meeting next week with representatives of the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Island Recycling will no longer accept florescent light bulbs.
The change started Friday for the Freeland business. Owner Jill Campbell said new regulations require that florescent lights, both CFL bulbs (the squiggly kind) and tubes, must be disposed of at hazardous waste facilities, such as Island County’s Bayview station on Highway 525 or its Coupeville landfill.
Maureen Cooke is reaching back to the old country to put a new patina on her business life.
The longtime downtown Langley shopkeeper and food purveyor is about to turn her hard-pressed Langley hamburger joint into a traditional English pub.
Whidbey Island Soap Company on First Street in downtown Langley soon will offer classes for adults and children in the making of soaps, lotions, body butters and bath fizzies, said owner Kimberley Tiller.