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Anemic offense dooms Falcons against tenacious Knights

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

Few things went well for the Falcon boys basketball team against the King’s Knights on Tuesday.

SLIDESHOW | King's vs. South Whidbey boys basketball

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 3:00PM

King's cruised against South Whidbey in a boys basketball game on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at South Whidbey High School.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Friend recalls fond memories of ‘Wild Bill’

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, A fellow has to have a fishing buddy. It’s part of the wherewithal of fishing. You don’t go it alone. You find your rod, find the fishing hole, then your buddy finds you. When I moved to Whidbey Island in 2000 and found my ideal beach and cottage, it wasn’t long before ‘Wild Bill’ found me. Right away we hit it off.

Number of users rises at South Whidbey food bank

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

November was a record month for Good Cheer Food Bank, which served 1,021 people in one month.

Island County cited for unlawful labor practices

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

A hearing examiner with the state Public Employment Relations Commission ruled this week that Island County officials violated state law by withholding budget documents and other records sought by the deputy sheriff’s labor union.

South Whidbey girls basketball nets season-low score

  • Dec 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

King’s crushed South Whidbey 55-4 Tuesday night, the lowest score by the Falcon girls basketball team in years.

Langley honors Councilman Seligson at final meeting

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:00AM

Councilman Hal Seligson attended his last Langley City Council meeting as a councilman Monday night after three years of an appointed and elected term.

Flights to resume at OLF

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:00AM

Flight operations will resume at Outlying Landing Field Coupeville next month. In a news release from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, the Navy warned residents in Coupeville and near the flight field to anticipate more jet noise. Pilots will conduct field carrier landing practice to prepare for upcoming deployments of aircraft carriers.

Freeland shellfish district’s days may be numbered

  • Dec 17, 2013 at 2:21PM

For the second time in less than two years, state water quality experts say the ban on shellfish harvesting in Holmes Harbor may be lifted within a few months. According to Jule Schultz, a public health advisor with the state Department of Health’s Office of Shellfish and Water Protection, the results of a recently-completed study will pave the way for reopening of the area, at least partially.

Students explore South Whidbey Harbor water quality, plankton

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 9:00AM

Students in Langley Middle School’s sixth grade class braved the bitter cold Monday, Dec. 9, all in the name of science.

SLIDESHOW | Cedarcrest crushes South Whidbey girls basketball

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Cedarcrest harrassed South Whidbey's girls basketball team for an 80-37 win on Friday, Dec. 13 at South Whidbey High School.

Cedarcrest, Overlake sink South Whidbey

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Six games into the season, the South Whidbey boys basketball team was still looking for a win.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Lobby for Medicare growth

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, Friends of mine are spending hours trying to sort out which health care insurance plan to choose, and which one they can afford. Folks are frustrated and angry at the complexity and cost of health care. Some have given up trying to unravel an impossible system and are in the ranks of the 47 million uninsured in this country.

Village by the Sea kicks off new year with seaside sea-float hunt

  • Dec 19, 2013 at 11:00AM

Langley Main Street Association and Callahan’s Firehouse in Langley are starting the New Year with a public treasure hunt.

School today cancelled for snow

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 6:37AM

All three Whidbey Island school districts are closed today due to snow. That includes the South Whidbey, Central Whidbey and Oak Harbor school districts for Friday, Dec. 20.

EDITORIAL | State lawmakers must follow up words with deeds

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

With the announcement last week that Boeing will move up to 1,200 jobs out of Washington, state political leaders, including Clinton’s state Rep. Norma Smith, are saying enough’s enough. They say Boeing’s announcement is part of a much bigger problem for Washington’s economic climate as a whole.

Langley OKs budget, mayor’s salary

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

Langley will retain a full-time mayor and the job will continue to pay $53,000.

Board inducts two members

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 in the community room at South Whidbey Elementary School, 5380 S. Maxwelton Road, Langley. The board will meet in an executive session at 5:45 p.m. in the same location to discuss legal issues.

First South Whidbey fire truck likely mothballed

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS’s first fire truck may see a bit of restoration in the future, just not in the near future. Commissioners of South Whidbey Fire/EMS tabled discussion of selling a red 1953 Ford truck, a relic of the district founded in 1950.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

Layla Ericka Rochelle Parker Isabella Leigh Norvel Lyla Kay Harden

Strong showing wins South Whidbey wrestling tournament

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 10:00AM

Six South Whidbey wrestlers made the championship match in their weight divisions at the Iron Sharpens Iron Tournament on Saturday, allowing the Falcons to run home with the team title.

Freeland resident nominated for first screenplay ‘Nebraska’

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 11:00AM

At first glance Bob Nelson might seem like a regular islander, working on his lawn or enjoying the scene at Ebey’s Prairie. But Nelson will step out of the shadows this year and into a tuxedo.

Holiday services at Unitarian | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 6:00PM

“Winter Solstice/Yule Celebration,” a sunrise labyrinth meditation followed by a celebration of the shift toward more light begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. Adults and children are welcome and childcare will be provided, as well as light refreshments.

Remember what Christmas is about | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 8:00AM

Pastor Darrell Wenzek’s message for worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road, is entitled, “The Glorious Beginning.” Yes, there will be plenty of Christmas carols. An adult Bible study in Genesis, led by Stan Walker, begins at 9 a.m.

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