Kira Erickson

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This photo of bear tracks on the beach was captured near Randall Point in Clinton last week.

Tracks indicate bear may still be on island

The bear nicknamed “Whidbey the Pooh” appears to be sticking around longer than expected.

 

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New teriyaki truck rolls into Freeland

The new business, IC Teriyaki, is owned and operated by Eli Imbery and Carol Coble.

 

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Need rises for baking group volunteers

A volunteer coordinator is also being sought for North and Central Whidbey.

 

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South Whidbey farm hosts fitness classes

If you’ve ever wanted to do bicep curls with a chicken or goat walking by, now might be your chance.

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Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Dance troupe to meander ‘into the woods’

A contemporary dance company founded during the pandemic is planning its first show outdoors.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Poultry-purchasing program now available at Organic Farm School

The school near Clinton is offering its stock of broilers for people to buy for a chicken dinner.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

South Whidbey vet bringing his 31-year career to a close

David Parent is accustomed to treating wildlife as often as domestic animals at his vet practice.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Climate committee convening Thursday

Langley’s newest citizen-led committee will be holding its first meeting this week.

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Friends of the Langley Library celebrating 100 years

A charitable group that has survived one whole century in Langley will be celebrating this weekend.

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Season of live entertainment planned for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

After a year and a half of online events, WICA is planning a season of indoor, in-person events.

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Deer deaths on Whidbey may be linked to spreading virus

Experts are advising residents not to feed Bambi as a precaution against a deadly deer disease.

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Ferry worker shortage hints at underlying pressures

A busy holiday weekend for the state’s ferry system may be indicative of larger tensions building.

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A rare glimpse: Gates to sculpture park open to public for two days

The Cloudstone Sculpture Park will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5.

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A virus, a trial, a judgment coming to Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

A one-night reading of “The Trial of Doctor Fuchetti” is coming to the WICA main stage this Saturday.

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Clinton Community Hall graced by new roof

After a successful fundraising campaign, the Clinton Community Hall is sporting a new roof.

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Woodworking creations taking center stage at WICA Sept. 4-6

Whidbey’s biggest celebration of all things wooden is coming to the South End next weekend.

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Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

School Farms abuzz with new honey bee hives

A South Whidbey High School 2021 graduate set up a honeybee hive for her Girl Scout service project.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record

Teacher proposes storm drain art

Jeana Dominguez approached the city council this week with a proposal to create murals surrounding six storm drains in Langley.

New planning department head named in Langley

Meredith Penny will be the city’s new director of Community Planning starting Sept. 1.

Langley council discusses bringing back mask mandate

Council members decided to hold out on the decision until after receiving input from businesses.