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Island residents garner ribbons, special honors in fiber arts, fruits, veggies

  • Oct 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

Here are the results from the 2013 Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H and open contests organized by division, name, city, class and placing.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Proposed Mukilteo terminal a bad idea

  • Oct 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, It seems to me that the Washington State Department of Transportation has not made a very good case for spending $140 million of our money on a new ferry terminal.

The race for South Whidbey School Board | Bond and Gianni face off for Position 5

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 3:21PM

South Whidbey School Board Position 5 is contested by two candidates. Each has decades of experience in education and each is running for office for the first time.

Plume progress remains mystery as Freeland well installation slugs forward

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 8:00AM

The installation of four new monitoring wells that experts hope will reveal just how far an old fuel spill has spread through Freeland’s aquifer is still at least one month away, according to state officials.

Langley City Council to look at 2014 budget

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

Langley will get its first look at its budget for 2014 on Monday.

South Whidbey girls soccer drops lead to Cedarcrest, stonewalled against Granite Falls

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 9:00AM

For 40 minutes, things went well for the South Whidbey girls soccer team.

SLIDESHOW | Cedarcrest vs. South Whidbey volleyball

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey volleyball overcame a mistake-laden middle of the match to beat Cedarcrest 25-19, 26-24, 24-26, 25-27, 15-7.

Exchange students bring dance, music to South Whidbey High School

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey High School opened its arms to a special group of visitors this week, a host of students from Liceo del Caribe in Bogotá, Colombia.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Cyclist resentment not warranted, deserved

  • Oct 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, The vast majority of cyclists are responsible and considerate. A few aren’t. And the vast majority of drivers are considerate of other drivers and cyclists. Thank you.

Falcon volleyball overcomes errors to beat Red Wolves, Tigers

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

Winning the first two games gave South Whidbey volleyball plenty of cushion against Cedarcrest on Tuesday.

Port commissioners review final pitches for Possession Point ramp renovation

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

The final proposals for the Possession Ramp Renovation project were recently presented to Port of South Whidbey commissioners.

Island County WIC program safe — for now

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

Despite looming closures to the county’s Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found funding to allow the national program to operate as usual through the end of October.

South Whidbey School Board reviews bus policies

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 for a workshop to discuss six policies.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Paying it forward in Langley

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, Whidbey is a strange and wonderful place as evidenced by a recent experience at the Braeburn Restaurant in Langley.

Whidbey residents fare well in summer fair events

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

Here are the results from the 2013 Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H and open contests organized by division, name, city, class and placing.

Island County rural development funds open

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

Applications for Island County Rural County Economic Development Funds will be accepted through Oct. 31.

SLIDESHOW | Cedarcrest vs. South Whidbey girls soccer

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey lost a one-goal lead at halftime to Cedarcrest, which won 3-2 on Oct. 1 at South Whidbey High School. South Whidbey junior Samantha Baldwin scored the first goal in the 11th minute. Falcon senior Madi Boyd scored the second goal in the second half.

Island County Clean Water Utility gets clean bill of health

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 8:00AM

A “watchdog” citizens board appointed by county commissioners gave a positive review last month of the controversial Clean Water Utility program.

South Whidbey Parks district anticipates $19,000 revenue boost

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 8:00AM

Parks programs could see nearly $19,000 in additional funding next year.

Volunteer sought for Island County Housing Board

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill a term on the Island County Housing Authority Board that expires Dec. 6, 2017.

School Board looks at improvement plans

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors will convene tonight for a workshop meeting to discuss four policies. The board will discuss policies on student improvement, program evaluations, transportation, special transportation and policies concerning the use of reasonable force and procedures.

Students start work learning in South Whidbey schools

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

For the fall semester, 18 students at South Whidbey High School joined the Work-Based Learning Program. The students will work at 14 different sites in the community, according to a monthly report from Superintendent Jo Moccia.

Burnett lawsuit fizzles with deadline end

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM

A 45-day deadline has passed for Oak Harbor resident Bill Burnett, who filed a lawsuit in July against Island County over the appointment of Commissioner Jill Johnson as chairwoman of the board.

Unmanned aircraft to join air traffic at NAS Whidbey

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 1:00PM

North Whidbey skies are expected to see unmanned Navy aircraft flying by 2016.

South Whidbey Parks candidates promise improvements, both open to aquatics center

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:06PM

Two political newcomers will square off this November for Position 3 in the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District’s only contested commissioner race.

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