Langley

Langley continues to be a passport hotspot

The National Passport Center has been directing people to Langley.

South Whidbey survey takes deep dive into community’s priorities for public pool

A bond measure in 2022 might be another funding source for the pool along with grants.

Whidbey man shot to death in Whatcom County

Bellingham woman was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Third grader Laszlo McDowell gets up close and personal with a gray whale skull.

Students learn about being ‘whale-wise’

South Whidbey Elementary School students got a taste of what it would be like to live as gray whales.

Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record
Third grader Laszlo McDowell gets up close and personal with a gray whale skull.

Langley approves new sculptures

Three new scultpures are coming to Langley

Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop in Langley, hangs a purple neon star he made on the wall of his arcade. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News Group

Neon art show colorizes Machine Shop’s reopening

A cacophony of happy buzzers and bells and a riot of glowing lights signals the return of another Langley institution after a long pandemic slumber.… Continue reading

Tim Leonard, owner of the Machine Shop in Langley, hangs a purple neon star he made on the wall of his arcade. Photo by Kira Erickson/Whidbey News Group

South Whidbey, Coupeville enrollment go up, Oak Harbor expected to drop

Student enrollment numbers show increases for South Whidbey and Coupeville school districts.

Whidbey schools to receive millions in federal stimulus

The COVID-19 relief package includes more than $122 billion for K-12 education across the nation.

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WICA plans first live play in more than a year

The show will run June 10-20.

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Families like the one above won’t line the streets of Oak Harbor this year for a St. of Patrick’s Day Parade. This is one of the events canceled so far this year because of the pandemic. File photo/Whidbey News-Times

The COVID effect: Show might go on this year

Here’s a list of what many of Whidbey’s favorite events are doing this year.

Families like the one above won’t line the streets of Oak Harbor this year for a St. of Patrick’s Day Parade. This is one of the events canceled so far this year because of the pandemic. File photo/Whidbey News-Times

Comprehensive plan talks veer into debate over systemic racism in Langley

A proposal to add “dismantling systemic racism” as a goal in the comprehensive plan has spawned debate

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.

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

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.

Whidbey Children’s Theatre continues online classes

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

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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.”

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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.
Allen Fletcher

Man who disappeared seven years ago still missing

Allen Fletcher was last seen on Nov. 19, 2013, at South Whidbey Harbor in Langley.

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Hoppin’ around the Christmas tree

Floral designer brings Langley’s well-known critter to life

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