Langley

The Whidbey Scenic Isle Way runs through Greenbank, with water views. Photo by Sherrye Wyatt

Scenic byway earns national designation

T he Cascade Loop, including the Whidbey Scenic Isle Way, is now a National Scenic Byway.

 

Langley Arts Fund taking charge of sculpture project

Council members agreed to transfer the sculpture program from the arts commission to the nonprofit.

 

Langley bugged about banning pesticides

The city wants to discourage the use of insecticides within city limits although it can’t enforce it.

 

City council throws its support behind new aquatics center aquatics center

The aquatics center has been discussed for decades, but is finally beginning to make some progress.

Lynn and Blake Willeford at the 2019 Hearts and Hammers spaghetti dinner. Lynn Willeford passed away last Sunday after a three-year right with brain cancer. She will be missed by many. Photo provided.

South Whidbey hero remembered

Lynn Willeford’s impact will be felt for years to come in the South Whidbey community.

Lynn and Blake Willeford at the 2019 Hearts and Hammers spaghetti dinner. Lynn Willeford passed away last Sunday after a three-year right with brain cancer. She will be missed by many. Photo provided.
A Jan. 23 roof fire in Langley did not result in any injuries. Photo provided.

No injuries reported in Langley attic blaze Jan. 23

The fire’s cause is still under investigation but was likely not intentional.

A Jan. 23 roof fire in Langley did not result in any injuries. Photo provided.

Whidbey Children’s Theatre continues online classes

Registration is now open for a class full of theater games, and an improv class for kids.

An Owl Haven Lane home on South Whidbey was damaged by a fire Wednesday morning, although the homeowner was able to save many of his possessions. Photo provided by South Whidbey Fire/EMS

Fire Wednesday morning results in minor damage, slight injuries

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

An Owl Haven Lane home on South Whidbey was damaged by a fire Wednesday morning, although the homeowner was able to save many of his possessions. Photo provided by South Whidbey Fire/EMS

Meeting to address changes to Langley zoning

The meeting will take place 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20 via Zoom.

Currently identified as Sandy Point, this name has been given to many places on the shores of Washington State. The most historic one is on Whidbey Island, at the southwestern entrance to Saratoga Passage. It was the site of a centuries old permanent Snohomish Tribal Village and a major Potlatch Center. Its clam beds drew indigenous visitors as far away as the central coast and Snohomish River valley. Captain George Vancouver noted in his journals that Master Joseph Whidbey saw over 200 people at this site when his ship circumnavigated the Island in 1791. Photo provided.

Research project dives into South Whidbey history

A woman is asking for folks to help her with a research project exploring the years 1870-1940.

Currently identified as Sandy Point, this name has been given to many places on the shores of Washington State. The most historic one is on Whidbey Island, at the southwestern entrance to Saratoga Passage. It was the site of a centuries old permanent Snohomish Tribal Village and a major Potlatch Center. Its clam beds drew indigenous visitors as far away as the central coast and Snohomish River valley. Captain George Vancouver noted in his journals that Master Joseph Whidbey saw over 200 people at this site when his ship circumnavigated the Island in 1791. Photo provided.
Susie Van

WI Drive helping to get the elderly, disabled where they need to go

A Langley woman gives rides to people in need in her new van named “Cookie.”

Susie Van
Goodall arranges some food in the to-go window, where customers pick up their food from outside.

New cafe in town adapted to COVID world

Langley Kitchen has adapted to the times.

Goodall arranges some food in the to-go window, where customers pick up their food from outside.
Artist Wayne Kangas, left, and Langley Arts Fund member Don Wodjenski install the Village by the Sea’s newest public art feature, a weather vane. Photo provided

Flying fish tells the weather

The Langley Arts Fund raised money for a new piece of public art in Clyde Alley.

Artist Wayne Kangas, left, and Langley Arts Fund member Don Wodjenski install the Village by the Sea’s newest public art feature, a weather vane. Photo provided

Langley City Council opposes Navy use of parks

The city council passed a resolution in opposition of the Navy’s proposed training in state parks.

Langley High School grad ordained as priest in New Zealand

Pixie Paris Rowe, a 1974 graduate of Langley High School and 1978 graduate of Seattle Pacific University, was ordained a priest on Nov. 21 in… Continue reading

Allen Fletcher

Man who disappeared near Langley 7 years ago still missing

Allen Fletcher’s family members haven’t given up on him since he disappeared from South Whidbey Harbor

Allen Fletcher

Langley council vote extends suspension of utility late fees

Late fees and disconnections are suspended until June 2021.

Langley critical of ferry route closure Dec. 29

Langley City Council to write a letter in opposition of the impending temporary ferry closure.

Langley author Barb DeMartino’s Christmas-themed children’s book was recently published, just in time for the holidays. “Tooth Fairy’s Jolly Adventure” was inspired by DeMartino’s six-year-old grandson, who lost a tooth on Christmas Eve last year. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Writing Tooth and Claus

Retired school teacher pens new book about unlikely pairing.

Langley author Barb DeMartino’s Christmas-themed children’s book was recently published, just in time for the holidays. “Tooth Fairy’s Jolly Adventure” was inspired by DeMartino’s six-year-old grandson, who lost a tooth on Christmas Eve last year. Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
The selection of Whidbey-made wines at 3 Sisters Market in Coupeville offers plenty of gift ideas, according to the sisters’ mom, Shelly Muzzall. Photos by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
The selection of Whidbey-made wines at 3 Sisters Market in Coupeville offers plenty of gift ideas, according to the sisters’ mom, Shelly Muzzall. Photos by Emily Gilbert/Whidbey News-Times
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