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The holidays are a time for connecting with friends and family. They’re also a time for browsing recipes for tasty treats, online shopping, and creating and sending Christmas cards. Research shows that our internet usage tends to be higher than normal during the holidays, especially during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Do your children follow Santa’s journey using Google’s Santa Tracker?…

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Each Fall in late October, Whidbey Telecom produces a new phone book directory. The directory serves as a resource for finding local services, businesses, residents, and community hotlines, all in one easy-to-use print and online resource. 

2021 Directory cover artist Mary McGinnis of Langley, WA

“We enjoy searching for an artist to create the new cover each year,” states Julia Henny,…

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Whether home or away, you want to know that your home is secure. Home security systems can be complex, but they don’t have to be. At Whidbey Telecom, we try to keep it simple. With new smart security and home devices being introduced all the time, it can be difficult to keep up with all of the options. Plus, installation can be a big challenge to getting everything hooked up because each “smart”…

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From fine wineries to craft breweries and distilleries, Whidbey Island boasts some of the best to quench your thirst in 2021!

Blooms Winery  Order online at www.blooms5511bistro.com. Thursday 3-7 p.m. Fri-Sat Noon-7:30 p.m. Sunday Noon-7 p.m. Offering Take Home curbside pick up or limited outdoor seating. Weekly menu changes ready by Wednesday. Order online: http://bloomswinery.com/Cadée Distillery www.cadeedistillery.com Creates award-winning American whiskey brands available online and at local eateries and grocers. …

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Thanksgiving is going to look very different this year. With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, many people are choosing to stay closer to home, nixing their travel plans and opting for smaller gatherings in place of large turkey day blowouts.

Restaurants across Whidbey Island are handling the 2020 holiday season a little differently, too….

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