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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
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’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
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
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
SaviBank in Freeland recently welcomed a new member to its team. South Whidbey native Candy Anderson joined the bank earlier this month as the business… Continue reading
Ancient coins: educational and fashionable‘… I just think it’s exciting to hold something that people used 2,000 years ago.’ — Joseph Kleinman
Bayview resident Joseph Kleinman always wanted to be a historian. In the end, he never worked in the academic field. But he’s putting his knack… Continue reading
Langley residents may need to check their pockets for quarters after the town’s retro pinball arcade doubled its gaming space. The Machine Shop, on Second… Continue reading
For Jack and Suzanne Healy, owners of Artisan Crafted on First Street in Langley, home decor and accessories are like an extension of one’s personality.… Continue reading
After meandering through the long and arduous approval process with the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, the booze scientists behind Cultus Bay Distillery have… Continue reading
Facing extensive competition, nurseries on the South End have to bring something different to the ..
Off Highway 525 in downtown Clinton, eclectic smells from around the world ooze from…
At a tiny storefront off Highway 525 in Bayview, a barber pole spins only three days a week.
At a tiny storefront off Highway 525 in Bayview, a barber pole spins only three days a week. Inside the small shop stands a single barber chair tended to by a single hair stylist — owner Jeffrey Wood.
Clinton’s Cadée Distillery was recently awarded a rating of 89 points by Whisky Advocate, a national whisky magazine, for its Deceptivus Bourbon Whiskey. Deceptivus is matured as bourbon whiskey then double-barrel finished in the “unique maritime climate of Whidbey,” according to a news release.
In a little cabin tucked away in the woods east of Holmes Harbor, rock stars are made. Crammed with equipment and wailing musicians, it’s from this hideaway recording studio that a man known for his “big ears” and uncanny ability to perfect raw tunes has been helping bands make their way to stardom for nearly 20 years.
South Island CrossFit in Clinton has new owners. The business was purchased earlier this year from Manny Rios by Lara and Andres Ortiz. They are Clinton residents, and cross fit level one certified trainers. The deal was finalized Feb. 15, according to a Thursday press release. The Ortizes plan to expand services to support intergenerational exercise programs, and envision a family-focused fitness center.
Greenbank resident Earl Overstreet is the recipient of the 2016 8(a) Graduate Award of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Awarded to the highest achieving graduates of the Business Development Program, an assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses, Overstreet was chosen due to the overall successes of his business, Bellevue-based IT company General Microsystems Inc.
South Whidbey’s second recreational marijuana retailer will open its doors to the public today. The store, named Island Herb, is located in Freeland at 5565 Vanbarr Place, Unit F. Doors open at 11 a.m. Island Herb is owned by a veteran of the South Whidbey marijuana business scene, Lucas Jushinski. He owns Island Alternative Medicine in Freeland, which was the first medical marijuana dispensary to open on Whidbey Island back in 2012. The old storefront previously used by Island Alternative Medicine is where Island Herb is located.