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Wildcats stun Falcon volleyball in home sweep

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

Things did not go according to South Whidbey’s plan in a straight-sets loss to Archbishop Murphy on Thursday.

Mayor’s beat | Economic forums are worthy endevor

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

“Instead of having more discussions about the economy why don’t we just do something to make it better? The city has undertaken these kinds of processes in the past; why should I come again to another forum meeting now?”

Whidbey Island Eagles celebrates Oktoberfest

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:00AM

The Whidbey Island Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles celebrated Oktoberfest with dinner, music and the burning of their mortgage on their Freeland property on Saturday.

South Whidbey school music programs ring in the holidays with annual fundraiser

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

Students from South Whidbey High School Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Choir are knocking on the doors of businesses and homes this month in an effort to raise money for their music programs.

Port calls for special meeting

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Port of South Whidbey will convene for a special workshop and meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15. The commissioners will discuss South Whidbey Harbor Phase 1 cost and schedule updates, Possession Beach boat ramp renovation consultant selection and RCO issues.

South Whidbey Soroptimists seek young female heroes, education seekers

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00AM

Soroptimist International of South Whidbey Island is seeking applicants for its Violet Richardson Award and a separate grant program aimed at assisting women with education funding.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Rotary Whidbey Westside workers rock

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, We want to heartily thank the enthusiastic group of hard workers from Rotary Whidbey Westside for the hours of labor they recently contributed to Enso House.

Whidbey's Gleaners: Volunteer group picks apples for the hungry

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 10:21AM

Fingers were numb, teeth chattered and jackets were zipped.

St. Hubert's Knights of Columbus give 3,000 lbs. in spuds to food bank

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 9:00AM

Good Cheer Food Bank accepted 3,000 pounds of potatoes from St. Hubert’s Knights of Columbus on Saturday, Oct. 12. Robin Bell and volunteers helped move the potatoes into storage for Good Cheer.

South Whidbey fire district to sell Thompson Road property

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS hopes to recover some money by selling off a 20-acre property on Thompson Road. The fire district’s commissioners agreed the district should put the two-parcel property on the market. The 20 acres will not be split, however.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | Filing a frivolous lawsuit is not being a good watchdog

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

I believe watchdogs have their place in government. Too many people are apathetic about their government, local or otherwise, and that’s a sad condition of our society.

Performing arts leaders develop central Langley location

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:00AM

In recent years, several South Whidbey non-profit groups have coalesced around Langley Middle School.

Maxwelton ride promotes community and health

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey residents put the pedal to the pavement during a community bike ride on Sunday.

$50 million bond for Whidbey General hospital?

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

In terms of facilities, Whidbey General Hospital is facing stiff competition from its neighbors.

New tenants take up residence at Bayview Cash Store

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

Three South Whidbey businesswomen will tempt fate this week when they open a joint venture in the space only recently occupied by the Star Store in Bayview.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Republican party is ‘targeting’ America

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, I need to get this off my chest. America is being targeted by a terrorist organization. This terrorist organization has a name, actually two names, the Republican Party and the spineless wing of the Democratic Party.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey stuns Archbishop Murphy with football win

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey's football team rallied from a 21-7 deficit to defeat Archbishop Murphy 22-21 on Oct. 11 for the first time since the Wildcats joined the Cascade Conference.

South Whidbey fire boat construction back on track

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

First-time fire boat builders at North Cross Aluminum in Freeland are back on track with the South Whidbey Fire/EMS’s fire boat time frame, the district’s chief said. After one of the company’s workers was injured in a motorcycle crash, the shop was down one employee for a time. That slowed production of a new, $500,000 marine response vessel.

Tour brought fungi fun to South Whidbey

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00AM

On a misty morning Sunday, people gathered on South Whidbey to learn more about the fungi around them.

Tour to bring brides, big bucks to Whidbey Island

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 12:00PM

The wedding and event markets are growing, and businesses on Whidbey Island are looking to take advantage of it.

Former Langley mayor's pooch safe after rescue

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 9:00AM

A frightened and seemingly stuck dog was rescued after a long day of yelping and barking from the Edgecliff bluff Monday afternoon. Karly, the 4-year-old chocolate lab/pit bull mix, was unharmed after chasing a rabbit down the bluff and getting stuck between the bluff and the beach in Langley. Owner Neil Colburn, a former Langley mayor, heard the dog in the afternoon and eventually South Whidbey Fire/EMS was called to assist in the pooch’s procurement.

Falcons score go-ahead two-point pass to beat Wildcats

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 9:00AM

History was made Friday night on Waterman Field as South Whidbey football defeated Archbishop Murphy for the first time.

Village by the Sea change: Two new council members ready to make impact

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

At a crux in Langley’s history, between an economic downturn and ongoing plans to turn the Village by the Sea into a booming town, the city council will see two new members added to its ranks this November.

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