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Port of Coupeville says tax increase is the only option

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:49AM

Greenbank Farm

CAMP CASEY. WHAT’S NEXT?

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:49AM

New challenge filed against expansion plan

Langley hit by string of burglaries

  • Apr 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

LANGLEY — The burglar that targeted six Langley businesses early Thursday morning may have a taste for gourmet food and an inside track to Langley businesses.

Nichols-built cruise ship catches fire during voyage

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

Another Nichols Brothers-built ship ran into trouble at sea Monday.

Local man arrested after foiled break-in attempt

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

A Langley man was arrested Sunday as a suspect in two attempted burglaries of Langley businesses, Langley Police Chief Bob Herzberg said Monday.

Sheriff’s report March 22

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

1:02 p.m. — A Mukilteo woman near Sandy Hook Drive told police that her cabin had been broken into during an unknown time frame. A hole was cut in her screen door, but nothing had been taken.

News?Briefs

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

The Langley City Council has canceled the workshop that was scheduled to be held this afternoon.

New grant program to devote money to neighborhood projects

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

It takes a village to get ready for an emergency in a small town.

Falcon student qualifies for business competition

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

It took a teacher who cared and a gift for business skills for Wyatt Jarvis to secure a spot at an international business conference in Atlanta later this month.

Volunteers needed on upcoming projects Habitat for Humanity kicks off home-building project in Greenbank A HOME OF OUR OWN

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

GREENBANK — It’s just a modest rectangle of concrete rimmed by trees.

Langley woman hit with rare brain disease

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

LANGLEY — Rushing through life, Kim Tiller didn’t think much of a little tingle here or a pinch there.

Island Transit breaks all-time ridership record Commuters flock to buses amid soaring gasoline prices

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:50AM

The number of islanders hopping aboard buses has climbed to the highest level since Island Transit was founded 20 years ago as soaring gasoline costs push more commuters to use public transportation.

Putney Woods celebration is today

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51AM

PUTNEY WOODS — After months of hosting post-digging work parties, marking and verifying trails and beautifying the main entrance, the Island County Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen will offer tribute to the trail system’s namesake, Gary Putney, at a ceremony this morning.

Fire burns wall, books of Bayview guest home

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51AM

BAYVIEW — A fire broke out in a guest home of a Langley couple Thursday morning, but quick thinking by the owners of the property prevented serious damage.

City, county officials discuss problems at Fairgrounds Road

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51AM

LANGLEY — The city’s new connector road across the fairgrounds is really more of a divider — a divider of opinions.

Latest Gerber sculpture is heading to Oklahoma

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51AM

CLINTON — South Whidbey sculptor Georgia Gerber put the final touches her latest piece of public art this week, a 13-foot-long rabbit-and-girl sculpture that will be displayed at a library in Tulsa, Okla.

Shipyard is on the rebound

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51AM

New CEO says Nichols Brothers is now at capacity

Freeland man files challenge to Freeland’s growth plan

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51AM

FREELAND — A Freeland man has filed an appeal of the Freeland Sub Area Plan with the county to protect Freeland Hill from development at higher zoning densities.

Fight in Freeland leads to knife wounds

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:52AM

A fight at a Freeland home last week between five men left some of the combatants injured with knife wounds and others with cuts and bruises.

Firefighters, EMTs and others win awards at fire district banquet

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:52AM

FREELAND — Firefighters, emergency medical technicians and other personnel from Fire District 3 were recently recognized by their peers for outstanding service to the community.

Board pauses to consider resignation

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:52AM

BAYVIEW — Bayview School students have started a petition drive to keep Scott Mauk as director of their school. But it may not be enough to keep the popular leader of Bayview School in place. Mauk is deeply dissatisfied with the status quo in his role as teacher and director for the alternative school and said he still plans to step down from the director position.

Bush Point confusion continues as opening day approaches

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:52AM

There is good news for South End boaters — the refurbished boat launch ramp at Bush Point has a smooth concrete finish, from the apron down into the water at high tide. And when the ramp opens on April 8 with the floats back in, drivers can ease their boats backward into the chilly waters of Admiralty Inlet more safely.

Housing concerns top list of issues at meeting with Sen. Murray

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:52AM

Fallout from the subprime mortgage crisis will eventually hit Washington and Island County and could impact everyone from students trying to get a college loan to people who want a bank loan to remodel their homes, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray told leaders from across Island County at a special meeting last week.

Bayview turkey family loses member

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:53AM

BAYVIEW — Maybe “Big Fanny” should have gotten some advice from the chicken who crossed the road. Just after 8 a.m. Friday, a white Volvo traveling on Bayview Road hit and killed “Big Fanny,” a member of the turkey family that has roamed the area freely since last fall.

Public works director hired from within

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 9:53AM

LANGLEY — Mayor Paul Samuelson tapped a current public works employee as the city of Langley’s new director of public works this week. Challis Stringer will replace Rick Hill, who resigned late last year. Stringer is a familiar face around town, having worked for the city’s public works department for the past five years.

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