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Collins returns to coach Falcon boys basketball

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

Scott Collins wants the South Whidbey boys basketball team to play like they practice, so they run, a lot.

EDITORIAL | Conservation Futures Fund is worth saving

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 9:19AM

Under weighty public pressure, the Island County Commissioners this week voted unanimously not to temporarily hamstring a special pot of money used for land preservation. This was a good decision and the commissioners should be congratulated for their willingness to put aside differing philosophies concerning growth and development to reach a compromise. The board also demonstrated that it does listen to the pleas of constituents, when they are loud enough.

Toys for Tots prepares for holiday season

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

For Re McClung, watching toys pile up in her garage is a joy to see.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Consider citizens’ needs first

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 8:00AM

Editor, When I travel along the west side of Lake Washington, from the arboretum to Seward Park, I am amazed at the foresight that the public officials had over 100 years ago. They had a vision of the future that included beautiful places for the masses to enjoy, for free, with their families.

Fritz Hull: Changing Whidbey with hope, creative action | HOMETOWN HERO

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 9:00AM

What visions and dreams do you see for the future? Fritz Hull says, “Humans have the remarkable ability to see something that does not exist, as if it already does, and then to act to bring it into form. Anyone can be a visionary — as long as they hold hope and belief.”

On South Whidbey, buy a different kind of holiday gift: giving

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 9:00AM

For people looking to spend holiday money on a donation, fair trade beads or a book which will use its sales to help build preschools in South Africa, South Whidbey has two options this winter.

Security increased at Outlying Field

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 9:00AM

More than 1,000 large cement blocks connected by thick cable are being installed around the perimeter of the Navy’s Outlying Field Coupeville.

What locals say about Fritz Hull | HOMETOWN HERO

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 10:00AM

What locals say about Fritz Hull, a South Whidbey Hometown Hero.

Let it Reign | Whidbey boys soccer squad claims league title

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Whidbey Reign U-18/17 boys soccer team wrapped its undefeated season in the North Puget Sound League with the league championship.

Coupeville man, a former teacher, shares love of model trains, scenes

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 8:27AM

Walking into the downstairs of Jack Tingstad’s house is like taking a trip back in time. Trains traverse the old railroads of Colorado, making their way through mining towns.

Whidbey Almanac is in the works

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 9:19AM

Information is being collected for the 2014 edition of the Whidbey Island Almanac published by the Whidbey News-Times, South Whidbey Record and The Whidbey Examiner. The Almanac is an introduction for newcomers to Whidbey Island and a handy reference publication for those who live here.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Respect opinions of others

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 9:06AM

Editor, I am not writing this letter in response to any one article or issue. I am writing on the subject of “respect.” Who am I? I’m a sometime-Democrat, sometime-Republican, always-independent resident of Whidbey. People have disagreed with my voiced opinions, and I’ve disagreed with theirs. But there is one common thread to those disagreements, and that is respect; respect for the person we disagree with.

South Whidbey Parks approves $1 million budget

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 9:07AM

Parks revenue is pegged to rise, not by much, in 2014.

New boys hoops coach takes on the basics | FALCON SPORTS PREVIEW

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 9:19AM

Several South Whidbey boys are going to have sore legs this basketball season.

Ferries chief to visit Clinton

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 9:04AM

David Moseley, assistant secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division, will visit Clinton for a community meeting next week. The visit, according to a press release, will include discussion of the legislative session, liquefied natural gas, new ferry construction and long-range planning.

Cathrine (Kaisa) Tauscher and Cate Rilla | MATRIMONY

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 9:14AM

Cathrine (Kaisa) Tauscher and Cate Rilla were married on Aug. 10, 2013. The afternoon ceremony took place in the Mount Holyoke College Chapel in South Hadley, Mass.

Drilling for answers on Main Street

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 8:58AM

After months of waiting, Freeland residents and water officials may soon have some answers about an old fuel spill and its possible impact on nearby wells. On Monday, a drilling team began work on four groundwater monitoring test wells on properties along Harbor Avenue and Main Street. The semi-permanent installations will function as windows to Freeland’s aquifer and should help show just how far the 8-year-old spill has traveled underground toward Freeland Water District’s wells.

Whidbey General Hospital receives Press Ganey Award

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

Whidbey General Hospital received a 2013 Press Ganey Associates, Inc. Guardian of Excellence Award for its Home Health Care department.

Langely considers creating arts commission

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

An early look at what Langley’s arts commission could be drew lots of interest from the city council Monday night. Jeff Arango, Langley’s director of community planning, showed the council members what arts commissions in Edmonds and Port Townsend are responsible for and how they operate. He hoped to use their mission and vision as a guideline for what Langley’s arts commission will be and do.

Coupeville OLF open house planned

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

The U.S. Navy is hosting a series of open house scoping meetings this week concerning a planned Environmental Impact Statement. The document will study the effects of the EA-18G Growler for its planned use at Outlying Field Coupeville, a small airstrip used to practice touch-and-go maneuvers.

Tree lights up holiday season in Langley

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:00AM

Denise Need dances with daughter Piper during a Christmas song at the Langley Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Langley Park.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Good Cheer busier than ever; help needed still

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, Good Cheer has received so many expressions of gratitude this past year, that I am both heartened and humbled as I write this year’s holiday appeal letter. Here are just a few that touched my heart:

MUSEO features holiday gifts

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:00AM

MUSEO’s Holiday Gift Show continues with a gallery offering of small, favorably priced works by Melissa Koch and a group exhibition of artists.

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