Sound Publishing is ready for its biggest Black Friday ever

Sound Publishing is gearing up for a busy Thanksgiving and Black Friday week, delivering 10 million holiday savings inserts to readers in the greater Puget Sound area.

  • Nov 26, 2013

New Ebey Bowl partner ready to roll

After taking a break, Ebey Bowl is back in action.

Becky Bell, big on success: Jim’s Hardware owner trusts instinct, customer service in risky move

A good 15 minutes after the store was technically closed, customers are still coming in Monday night, and Jim’s Hardware Store owner Becky Bell keeps helping them and ringing them up.

Performing arts leaders develop central Langley location

In recent years, several South Whidbey non-profit groups have coalesced around Langley Middle School.

Customers say goodbye to Bayview favorite

A staple of South Whidbey, the Bayview Star Store, closed its doors Saturday.

Angler shares tips with South Whidbey Tilth Farmers’ Market

Kevin Lungren of the Whidbey Island Fishin’ Club returns to swap fishing and crabbing reports at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers’ Market during its hours 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.

  • Aug 1, 2013

Winery hosts Langley concerts

Six bands are slated to perform at Whidbey Island Winery this summer from July to August.

  • Jul 30, 2013

Clinton resident wins Whidbey Telecom’s cover art competition

Clinton photographer Sandy Rubini won the Whidbey Telecom Directory Cover Art Contest with her original work, “Heather Meadows Staircase.” Rubini’s photograph will be featured on the 2013-14 Whidbey Telecom phonebook directory. The directory will be published in November.

  • Jul 26, 2013

Goosefoot finds new director

Sandy Whiting will join Goosefoot as its new executive director Aug. 19.

  • Jul 23, 2013

Energy reviews available on Whidbey Island

Whatcom County’s smart energy program, the Community Energy Challenge (CEC), is now on Whidbey Island.

  • Jul 23, 2013

New t’ai chi class opens in Freeland

Lynne Donnelly, a t’ai chi teacher in Freeland and Coupeville, will offer a late afternoon t’ai chi class for beginners at her Freeland t’ai chi studio at 5548 Myrtle Ave., Suite 303. The class, appropriate for anyone who wants to improve their health or learn a new way of moving, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Mondays for about an hour. The first class is free.

  • Jul 19, 2013

Whidbey Island Winery continues concerts in Langley

Massy Ferguson performs July 20 for $20 at Whidbey Island Winery.

  • Jul 16, 2013

Ice cream bowls benefit Good Cheer Food Bank

The ongoing summer fundraiser for Good Cheer Food Bank is ice cream bowl creation. Paint and keep the bowl, and get a coupon for 25 cents off ice cream at The South Whidbey Commons and 25 percent off any purchase up to a $25 discount at the Good Cheer Thrift Store.

  • Jul 16, 2013

Clinton market bursts with colors, flavors

Vibrant colors and informational displays fill an otherwise empty parking lot.

Get humpy fishing tips at Tilth market

Kevin Lungren instructs even the greenest of anglers on how to catch salmon from the beach at a lesson Sunday, July 14 at the South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market.

  • Jul 9, 2013

Whidbey Coffee boosts MRI effort

Whidbey Coffee announced it is partnering with the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation in the fight against breast cancer.

  • Jul 5, 2013

Lighthouse sets summer hours

Bring your family and friends to the Admiralty Head Lighthouse. It’s open daily through August, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you wold enjoy spending your summer at the lighthouse talking with people from all over the world, consider volunteering as a lighthouse host or by working in the gift shop.

  • Jul 5, 2013

New Coupeville store bags early customers

Kimberly Hoctor made three sales before she even opened her Coupeville store June 15.

Tourism group meets in Coupeville

Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism is holding a working lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Ciao Restaurant in Coupeville to discuss the Washington Tourism Alliance and plans for funding state tourism. Special guest is WTA board member Jane Kilburn. She also serves as director of tourism development and senior counsel for communications at the Port of Seattle. A light lunch will be served with $5 per person requested to help cover the cost. RSVP with the names of guests by June 30 to or leave a voice message at 360-929-9924.

  • Jun 28, 2013

Eaton, Freeland mortgage broker, celebrates 23 years of lending

Freeland-based mortgage lender Ron Eaton has handed out loans for more than two decades.

  • Jun 28, 2013