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Whidbey General Hospital bond passes, work begins

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

Years of planning and effort have finally borne fruit for Whidbey General Hospital as voters have approved the organization’s $50 million expansion measure.

Hezel wins South Whidbey Parks race, Blynd ‘darn near voted for him’

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

Having secured 77.8 percent of votes, Bob Hezel Jr. will be the next commissioner for the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District.

Langley couple celebrates golden jubilee

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 9:00AM

This is a year to commemorate for Diane and Loudon Fraser, who are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

Island County pill take-back yields 400 lbs. of drugs

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

The recent drug take-back program that took place last month yielded hundreds of pounds of unwanted medications. The annual Drug Take Back Day took place Saturday, Oct. 26 when officers from the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office, the Oak Harbor Police Department, the Island County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration teamed to collect more than 430 pounds of unused prescription medication and other drugs that had sat unused in the medicine cabinets of Whidbey Island residents, Island County Sheriff Mark Brown said in a press release.

Deceased candidate wins Whidbey Island cemetery election

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

Oak Harbor resident David McNeely passed away Aug. 10 at the age of 71. That didn’t stop him from winning a seat on the cemetery district board.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Don’t let them hide the truth

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, Now that the election is over and the big money is spent, Monsanto, Dow Chemical and Coca-Cola will go back to their corporate offices feeling good about not having to change the label of their products.

Efficient play pushes volleyball onward | South Whidbey bests Bellevue Christian 25-20, 25-14, 25-16

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 11:00AM

Backs to the cliff, with the end of the season down below, South Whidbey’s volleyball Falcons soared to sweep Bellevue Christian 3-0 on Thursday night.

Community weighs in on Port of South Whidbey's comprehensive scheme

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 12:00PM

Ideas were flowing from community members at the Port of South Whidbey’s open house Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Blustery fall weather whistles across South Whidbey

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 9:04AM

High tide and high winds combined Thursday morning to whip Puget Sound into a slurry of white spray against bulkheads in Clinton near the ferry terminal. Wind speed was measured at 17 mph, according to weather underground.com, with gusts up to 37 mph.

Whidbey General Hospital | New arrivals

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 9:00AM

Logan Frank-Anthony Webb A new baby boy was born to parents Cody and Christina Webb of Oak Harbor on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Logan was born weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces.

Honor veterans at Whidbey Island ceremonies

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 9:23AM

A ceremony to honor veterans will take place at the traditional hour this morning. At the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month, a Veteran's Day ceremony will be held at Bayview Cemetery. A potluck will follow at the South Whidbey American Legion Post 141 on Highway 525.

Gordon keeps Port of South Whidbey seat, Jenkins looks to future

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:35PM

The last of the November general election ballots have been tallied and Clinton resident Curt Gordon will keep his seat as a Port of South Whidbey commissioner.

Skagit Valley College promotes Langley resident

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 9:00AM

Kelli White-Mellish has been chosen as the new educational planner and outreach liaison for Skagit Valley College South Whidbey Center.

Skagit college accepts students

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 10:00AM

New student registration for Skagit Valley College winter quarter begins Nov. 15. Interested students can apply and take a placement test at the South Whidbey Center. Appointments for student advising are also available. Registration for returning students began Nov. 5. For more registration information, students can check their “mySvc” account online.

Seattle Christian shuts out South Whidbey girls soccer

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey girls soccer fell 2-0 to Seattle Christian on Tuesday and was eliminated from the 1A District 1 tournament.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey sales a holiday spirit success

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, The students in the South Whidbey High School Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Choir thank all the community members, organizations and businesses that generously supported their poinsettias and mistletoe performing arts fundraiser.

Economic forum finale scheduled

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 3:00PM

The third and final meeting of the Langley Economic Development Forum will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. The meeting will include grouping people with similar interests, talking about how to collaborate, and learning about resources available to help move ideas presented at the meetings forward.

Congressman visits Goosefoot businesses

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 9:00AM

On a short stop in Bayview, U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen visited with business owners at the Bayview Cash Store on Friday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Halloween in Langley is a magical experience

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, My family and I spent our second Halloween in Langley this week, and it was a magical experience. Having moved to Langley from a much larger city, where a busy Halloween meant one in which we saw 15 trick-or-treaters, we were at first amazed at how many people get involved in the holiday here on our island.

Bayview property work to be two new homes

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 11:00AM

A well-noticed project will have a small impact on traffic on South Whidbey.

Falcon football falls in playoffs

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 11:00AM

Needing to win one-half of a football game to advance in the 1A tri-district playoffs, South Whidbey fought as much as it could for two quarters.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | American people’s rights as citizens

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, I need to share my observations of a long lifetime of U.S. citizenship regarding the malfunction of our current government that sent military people all over the world to fight and die in an attempt to justify and replicate our way of democratic governing.

Flu vaccine clinic today at Freeland pharmacy

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 9:41AM

Linds Pharmacy is holding a flu vaccine clinic from 9 to 5 p.m. today, Nov. 13, at its Freeland location. The vaccine lasts for one year, as opposed to older vaccines that expired after about eight months. Medicare, Group Health and most insurances are accepted.

Gianni scores South Whidbey school board vote

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

Rocco Gianni has captured enough votes that he will spend the next four years as a South Whidbey School District Director.

Clean Water Utility hits new snag

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

Administrators of the controversial Clean Water Utility program discovered that more than 1,400 additional parcels will need to be assessed in 2014.

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