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South Whidbey announces homecoming court

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 9:00AM

Twelve South Whidbey High School students were announced as this year’s homecoming court.

Civilian employees head back to work as shutdown continues

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

While Ron Witherall was happy to return to work Monday at his Department of Defense job at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, he said he plans to take his opinions about the federal government shutdown straight to the polls.

Grange opens doors to youths

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Junior Grange is coming to South Whidbey. For children ages 5 to 14, the organization promotes community involvement and personal growth through fun and educational programs that aim to help each child reach their full potential.

NAS Whidbey Growler makes emergency landing

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:00AM

An EA-18G Growler from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station made an emergency landing in Eastern Washington on Wednesday.

Though silent during budget process, Emerson finds win in debt payoff

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 11:00AM

During the 2014 budget process, Commissioner Kelly Emerson did not speak often. Primarily, she said, because it has been tough to gain support for her initiatives that favor cutting taxes and what she deems non-essential services and programs.

SLIDESHOW | Wildcats shock South Whidbey volleyball

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

Archbishop Murphy asserted its place in the top two of the Cascade Conference with a three-set win over South Whidbey volleyball Thursday, Oct. 10.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Volunteers made Tour de Whidbey awesome

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

Editor, On behalf of the board of directors of the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation, I am writing to express our heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers who helped make the 2013 Tour de Whidbey a success.

South End leaders talk ‘placemaking’ in Langley

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 4:00AM

Placemaking was the buzz word during the second Langley Economic Forum on Tuesday.

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.

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