Kyle Jensen

Nichols Brothers launches ‘heaviest vessel’ in a long time

Freeland-based Nichols Brothers’ most recently completed and heaviest vessel launched “in a long time” took to the sea last week. The large, black and bright… Continue reading

Big business brewing in the woods of Whidbey

Tucked away in the woods of South Whidbey, truckloads of coffee beans are roasting and business is brewing. They’re destined for caffeine fiends on Whidbey… Continue reading

State Ferries float Clinton-Mukilteo schedule changes at open house

In preparation for summer, Washington State Ferries is proposing schedule changes to the Clinton-to-Mukilteo ferry route. An open house is 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March… Continue reading

Program ensures seniors enjoys ‘Time Together’

On the surface, the Time Together Program at South Whidbey Senior Center is a health program for those in their twilight years that encourages activity… Continue reading

Clinton nutritionist highlights taste, health of lentils

To many, eating healthy food entails sacrificing the joy of eating in order to stay fit. Clinton-based dietician and author Marcy Gaston wants to change… Continue reading

Moving equipment stolen, car chase ensues

A Greenbank man suspected of evading police in a car chase in Clinton on Monday remains on the lam. The man, identified by the Island… Continue reading

Realtor shows national TV audience slices of island life

House hunters across the country often dream of swapping the hustle and bustle of urban living for a slice of island paradise, or at least… Continue reading

Jewelry maker merges love of history into a educational fashion line

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

Newborns bring new year cheer to Whidbey families

Eliette Pincin rang in the new year as Whidbey’s first born in 2017. Pincin was delivered at 8:43 a.m. at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville… Continue reading

Finding happiness in career is key, says business owner

Making drastic changes to one’s professional and personal life doesn’t always work out as planned. But for Langley business owner Marie Lincoln, 57, that wasn’t… Continue reading

Challenging imagination with a simple toy

To some, Rufus Rose’s handmade branch spinners may just seem like a centuries-old toy, much like cup-and-ball. But it’s much more than a toy to… Continue reading

Oasis owner rescues cats from burning shelter

Nearly 20 cats owe at least one of their nine lives to Oasis for Animals owner Jean Favini following a fire on Saturday. The Langley… Continue reading

Mailman saves mail before scrambling from burning truck

A United States Postal Service truck burst into flames in Freeland on Wednesday, sending the driver scrambling to exit the vehicle and save what he… Continue reading

Sustainable turkeys expensive, but delicious

A rafter of turkeys graze Kevin Dunham’s homestead. They also stretch their legs and do, well, whatever turkeys do. These are humanely raised birds, but… Continue reading

Sustainable Thanksgiving: Farmer raising turkeys organically on Bayview farmstead

A rafter of turkeys graze Kevin Dunham’s homestead. They also stretch their legs and do, well, whatever turkeys do. These are humanely raised birds, but… Continue reading

Garage, large equipment inside, destroyed in fire

South Whidbey Fire/EMS had to use all of its firefighting resources Wednesday afternoon to fight a large structure fire on Lone Lake Road. Nobody was… Continue reading

Fish and Wildife casting for recreational angler

Sport anglers are being sought by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to serve on a committee that oversees the Puget Sound Recreational Fisheries… Continue reading

Island Nosh offering Clinton diners worldy culinary options

Just off of the highway, enticing smells from around the world waft from behind the counter at Clinton’s newest restaurant. And the dishes come out… Continue reading

Loose ram spotted in Freeland

A rogue black ram seen wandering around Freeland last week has South Whidbey wondering. The mysterious bellwether was spotted several times on roads between Bush… Continue reading

Getting your claws on crab: Season opens Friday, and Whidbey boasts prime areas

Crab season opens Friday July 1 and runs through Sept. 5.