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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.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Obama sure told those ‘right wingers,’ reporters

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, I listened to the press conference that President Barack Obama gave today. And boy did he stand up to the right wingers and for America. He repeatedly stated that holding America hostage for a ransom just so the Tea Baggers could get their way and do their job was wrong and Obama wasn’t going to give in to them. Over and over Obama said that the way to negotiate is not to give nothing and expect something. He said that the Democrats had done this in the past, where the Republicans got what they wanted and the Democrats got nothing in return. And he’s not gonna do that now.

Becky Bell, big on success: Jim’s Hardware owner trusts instinct, customer service in risky move

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 11:00AM

A good 15 minutes after the store was technically closed, customers are still coming in Monday night, and Jim’s Hardware Store owner Becky Bell keeps helping them and ringing them up.

SLIDESHOW | Photos from South Whidbey High School's homecoming coronation

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 11:00AM

The Falcon blue velvet crown fit nicely atop the head of South Whidbey High School senior Benjamin Nerison on Friday night.

Supporters give fond adieu to long-time Island County lawmaker

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00PM

People began to cheer when former state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen entered the room.

Worship with Whidbey Quakers | Religion notes

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 8:40AM

Whidbey Island Friends Meeting (also known as Quakers) holds its regular meeting for worship every Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist building, 20103 Highway 525, two miles north of Freeland. This time of silent worship together may include spoken messages.

Doctrine of Atonement | Religion notes

  • Oct 20, 2013 at 8:41AM

On Sunday, Oct. 20, the Christian Science Service will discuss the Doctrine of Atonement, not as a requirement that people suffer but as an “... exemplification of man’s unity with God, whereby man reflects divine Truth, Life, and Love” — (Science and Health).

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