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Australian air force to train at NAS Whidbey Island

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 12:00PM

Over the next three years, six crews of the Royal Australian Air Force will train to fly the new EA-18G Growler at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | Attack on Christian values was a low blow

  • Jan 1, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Dec 28, 2013 at 12:07PM

Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve certainly has a right to voice an opinion. The group has the right to file a federal lawsuit if members believe they’ve been wronged, and they did just that. However, COER can’t expect that everyone will agree with their position, or that others might not hold an opposing viewpoint.

All grapplers’ eyes are on the Dome | FALCON SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 9:39AM

For most of the nine seniors on South Whidbey’s wrestling team, their goal this season is pretty straightforward — go to the Dome.

Rotary Club members keep highway in tiptop shape | NOTABLE

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 9:00AM

Highway 525 got some needed TLC. Seven members of the Rotary Club of Whidbey Westside collected trash along Highway 525 on Saturday, Nov. 23.

Artists adorn shops with all the trimmings for Langley event

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

Downtown Langley is all dressed up for the holidays.

Langley planning board seat opens

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:19AM

The City of Langley is looking to fill an open seat on the Planning Advisory Board. The group is comprised of volunteers and is responsible for review and recommendation to the city council on land use applications including subdivisions, variances, conditional uses, rezones etc. and for updating the city’s zoning code, comprehensive plan, shoreline master program, and development of and revision of land use regulations.

Post Office promises mailbox rules won’t stop delivery on South Whidbey

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:16AM

Despite claims to the contrary, mail will not be suspended on South Whidbey at homes with low mailboxes, according to United States Postal Service officials. Brian Wade, officer in charge at the Langley Post Office, said mail was not in danger of being held after notices went out to at least 300 residences in Langley and Freeland that their mailboxes were too low and needed to be higher.

$12M Langley budget moves ahead

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:19AM

Langley’s $12.12 million budget passed muster with the city council after a first reading and a public hearing Monday at its Dec. 2 meeting. The public hearing included a couple of comments from two people, a Langley resident and a business owner. One man was concerned with the high amount of the budget, most of which is tied to capital projects like the Second Street redesign and utilities upgrades.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Mobile Turkey Unit rolled out dinner

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:21AM

Editor, We enjoyed the turkey dinner from the Mobile Turkey Unit this year so much that we wanted to write a letter about it to thank everyone involved.

Artists join together for holiday sales

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

Artists across the island are finding new ways to connect with holiday shoppers this season. Markets and stores in the community have kicked it into gear for the holiday season.

Blooms shows affordable art | GALLERIES

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 11:00AM

The annual Hundred Bucks Art Show will take place at the tasting room for Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art at the historic Bayview Corner Cash Store for December. This show provides affordable art and gifts for the holidays; everything is priced under $100.

Shop local program gives Langley shoppers chance to win $1,000 spree

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 4:00PM

To encourage shoppers to patronize local stores, Langley Chamber of Commerce members are participating in the Holiday Cheer Giveaway.

St. Huberts meets weekly for prayer | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 8:00AM

St. Hubert Catholic Church has a weekly prayer group that meets Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The group is currently focusing on growth in the Holy Spirit and the book, “There’s always more, expecting new fire,” by Sister Nancy Keller.

Young girls basketball team finds new foundation | FALCON SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Being the voices of the Falcon girls basketball squad will run in the Boyd family this year.

Worship with Whidbey Island Quakers | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

“We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love, and unity,” said early Quaker Margaret Fell. Whidbey Island Friends Meeting, also known as Quakers, holds their regular meeting for worship from 4 to 5 p.m. every Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist building, located at 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland.

Ever ask the wrong questions? | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Pastor Darrell Wenzek at South Whidbey Community Church will address the topic at the 10 a.m. service Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road. The religious leaders of Jesus’ day had that problem and Wenzek’s message will dive into “The Last Question.”

Broken stair steps on Langley park access

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

A step broke over the weekend, closing off the stair access from Boy and Dog Park to Seawall Park. Other steps have broken and failed in the past six months, leading Mayor Fred McCarthy to make it a priority for funding consideration in the coming year.

Missing loved ones, Island military families struggle through holidays

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Bev and Clay Miller got engaged and then spent their entire engagement apart while Clay was on deployment as a Navy pilot. Daughter of a Navy pilot who served in Vietnam, Bev knew the drill.

Whidbey General Hospital and Island Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Lincoln James Russo Sherry Mitchell of Oak Harbor welcomed a new baby boy into the world, Lincoln James Russo. Lincoln was born Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 and weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.

Star Mother’s Youngest Child | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island will meet for service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at 20103 Highway 525, Freeland.

Commissioner Price Johnson becomes state leader

  • Dec 30, 2013 at 9:54AM

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson will serve as president of the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC).

Festival presents holiday concert on South Whidbey

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Whidbey Island Music Festival presents its first holiday concert this weekend. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at St. Augustine’s in-the-woods, 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Preservation program is why many live here

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, Regarding a viewpoint about the Conservation Futures Fund being reduced in the Saturday, Nov. 23, issue — amen.

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