Stories From Our Past: Ferry Tales

The history of Whidbey will always be tied to the water. From lil’ steamers, to the first car ferries, to the Black Ball Fleet and the Washington State Ferries system. Hear locals and storytellers share their Whidbey Island Ferry Tales. And don’t forget to check our ferry cams for ferry info, updates, traffic and alerts!

A Heart for Connecting Community: Whidbey Telecom’s 110th Anniversary

We are celebrating over 110 years of service and we’d like to share our history with you! We are grateful every day for our customers, and we are honored to continue to serve and connect our communities. Learn more about Whidbey Telecom and our history of keeping communities connected.

Stories From Our Past: Logging

Whidbey Island has a rich history in the logging industry. The abundance of old growth Douglas Fir created a lucrative economy. Spar poles for tall ships, lumber for bridges, cedar shingles for buildings, and even slash for Seattle landfills all came from Whidbey. Discover the stories about early logging practices, our own railroad, and the …

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Our Whidbey Veterans: From Pearl to Dachau with Mr. Frank Burns

Whidbey Island veteran Frank Burns shares his experiences during WWII in this Emmy nominated documentary by WhidbeyTV. From witnessing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to liberating Dachau, hear the compelling story in Frank’s own words. Our Whidbey Veterans was honored with a Regional Emmy┬« Nomination in the Historical Documentary category.

Stories From Our Past: Women Take Charge

When women win the right to vote, Langley, Washington gets cleaned up. Learn more about the history behind the women of Langley, Washington in this episode of Stories From Our Past. Stories From Our Past is made in partnership with the South Whidbey Historical Society.

Stories From Our Past: Early Langley

Watch the fascinating story of how Jacob Anthes established the town of Langley, Washington and its early history. Stories From Our Past is made in partnership with the South Whidbey Historical Society.

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