The menu for the first Clinton Local Eats Opportunity this Saturday was up in the air five days before the doors opened.
The Port of South Whidbey will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the South Whidbey Harbor expansion project from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, April 25. The expansion added two docks to the facility to increase boater capacity.
It’s always the big fish that spike the most interest.
Hoping to avoid any problems like the March trespassing ban on a youth soccer coach, South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners approved new field use and code of conduct policies this past Thursday.
Voters soundly approved the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District's ballot request to continue its maintenance and operation levy on Tuesday night. Results came in showing 65.27 percent - 3,016 ballots - of South Whidbey voters said "yes" to the measure, which would will also increase the existing rate by 3 cents. Beginning in Jan. 1, 2015, the new rate will be 18 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. It's expected to generate an estimated $118,000 of additional revenue for district's coffers.
In any other setting, the no-show of honored guests is a total faux-pas.
Running the Island County Fairgrounds costs too much, and the managing Whidbey Island Fair Association wants county funding as part of a restructured lease.
Hundreds of children and their family and friends searched high and low at Dan Porter Park during the Nancy Brown Memorial Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19.
The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct.
Island County has contracted with Municipal Code Corporation, or Municode, for the republication, maintenance and online publishing of the Island County Code. Previously it was the prosecutor’s office responsibility to make revisions to the code, a task that will now be handled by Municode. The prosecutor will continue to review ordinances and proposed changes prior to submission to Municode.
Visions of economic development through an expanded South Whidbey Harbor appear to be coming true as the facility welcomes its first new business this month.
Turn in expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs during the eighth drug takeback in Island County this Saturday. The service is free and anonymous and medications can be disposed of at the Island County Sheriff’s Office South Precinct in Freeland, the Coupeville Marshal’s Office and the Oak Harbor Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
South Whidbey residents Sandi Coutts and Kurt Warwick finished the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon on April 21. From Langley, Sandi Coutts, 46, finished in 3:42:03.
Nobody was injured when a mobile home on Race Road burned to the ground Sunday night. Chief Ed Hartin with Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue said the doublewide was vacant and was undergoing renovations. The owners were in Arizona.
A two-car accident shut down Highway 525 for about one hour Monday and resulted in a Clinton man being sent to the hospital for minor injuries. The accident occurred at about 5:15 p.m. near Useless Bay Road. Clinton resident Sean Humphrey, 28, was southbound in a 1990 Subaru Legacy and was slowing to make a left turn onto Newman Road when his vehicle was struck from behind.
Ballots for the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District levy lid lift are due tomorrow, Tuesday, April 22.
The owner of the Deep Sea crab boat that caught fire and sank to the bottom of Penn Cove will go to trial on a misdemeanor charge this September.
A Langley family is taking the trip of a lifetime and celebrating Easter at the White House.
Like proud parents on graduation day, about 100 South Whidbey fifth graders said their goodbyes to hundreds of salmon fry Friday.
The sale of a Whidbey General Hospital property on South Whidbey remains undecided this week.