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Possession Beach floats reinstalled for boat season

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00AM

Port of South Whidbey staff installed boarding floats for Possession Beach and Bush Point beginning over the weekend.

South Whidbey School District directors attend regional meeting

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors will travel for a special meeting to attend a state regional meeting in Lake Stevens on Wednesday, April 30.

Free shoreline workshop planned in Coupeville

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

A workshop aimed at teaching residents how to protect and maintain shoreline property will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Coupeville Recreation Hall. The event is hosted by the Northwest Straits Foundation and the Island County Marine Resources Committee. It will feature a presentation by Jim Johannessen, a coastal processes expert, and an educational beach walk.

Langley artist featured in Seattle International Film Festival

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley animator Drew Christie explores homelessness through the eyes of a teenager in his new film “The Beast Inside,” debuting at the Seattle International Film Festival.

Trust and congregations get heavy-duty on shrub removal at Saratoga Woods | KUDOS

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

Members of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust joined with the Greening Congregations on Saturday, April 26, to remove invasive plants.

Help Mother Mentors support South Whidbey families at tea

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00AM updated May 1, 2014 at 1:46PM

When you’re home alone with a new baby and maybe a toddler too, it helps to have support and a friendly helping hand. That’s what Mother Mentors do.

Clinton man loses claim for Whidbey property

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

A Clinton man who maintains he is the chief of a Native American tribe that owns all of Whidbey Island recently lost his claim on a Central Whidbey property. Reuel E. Cohn, however, said the case is not over and he plans to appeal to the federal courts.

South Whidbey High School earns two state achievement awards | NOTABLE

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey High School has been recognized as a top-performing school in the state of Washington and received two honors in the 2013 Washington Achievement Awards.

Freeland businessman gives big to Good Cheer

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 1:46PM

Freeland resident Lucas Jushinski is making a difference on the South End in a big monetary way. For the month of May, Jushinski, owner of Island Alternative Medicine in Freeland, will match donations to Good Cheer up to $10,000. The money will be used to supply locally grown organic produce to the food bank.

SLIDESHOW | South Whidbey Harbor opens to community celebration

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 11:02AM

South End officials and representatives officially opened the two new docks at South Whidbey Harbor this Friday, April 25.

April 30 | 50 years ago today on South Whidbey

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

“Catt’s Number One, a 40-foot steel tugboat, checked its way triumphantly across the bay at Holmes Harbor Sunday evening, climaxing several hours of launching work and seven weeks of construction.

EDITORIAL | New boat company demonstrates hope for harbor project

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 12:00PM

South Whidbey Harbor’s expansion, the long-planned, shaped and reshaped project that sustained too many set backs to count, is finally complete. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place Friday afternoon and many a dignitary, from local officials to state and federal lawmakers, was in attendance. They played instrumental roles in making the project a reality, and their efforts should be congratulated, but perhaps the most important entity there was not a person at all. It was Whidbey Island Charters or, rather, what it represents.

Island County reviews flood mitigation plan with FEMA

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 2:00PM updated May 1, 2014 at 6:57AM

Property owners facing flood risk will be under the county’s microscope in the coming months. The Federal Emergency Management Administration, or FEMA, started its regular review of county flood-related regulations as part of the National Flood Insurance Program.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey parks appreciates public trust

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Board of Commissioners would like to thank the entire South Whidbey community for its continued support with the approval of our four-year maintenance and operations levy.

Island County treasurer pushes supplement completion deadline

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Island County treasurer told county commissioners this month that the backlog of unprocessed property supplements will take at least another month to complete. “It has created some very difficult situations, which is why I have as many people working on it and they are working overtime to get them done,” Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said at a recent work session.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Elementary school Oso fundraiser story well done

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, Thank you for the wonderful article describing the rubber band bracelet fundraiser our second graders are doing for the Oso mudslide. Reporter Celeste Erickson did a terrific job of taking statements from numerous students and creating a heartwarming story that told how this got started by two second grade students and has grown.

POLICE BLOTTER | A stolen gargoyle, target practice during a funeral service and an inappropriate man

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct. Thursday, April 10 3:37 p.m. — A caller on Timberline and Deer Lake roads reported a white male fishing illegally on Deer Lake. The season is not yet open.

Island County hires two directors

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Island County has filled two positions that have sat vacant for some time. John Kent will serve as the county’s information technology director and Larry Van Horn will take the facilities director position.

South Whidbey soccer reigns in second shutout of Sultan

  • May 2, 2014 at 5:00PM

Deja vu may have hit the players on South Whidbey and Sultan’s boys soccer teams Tuesday as the Falcons beat the Turks 5-0 for the second time this season.

Whidbey Telecom benefit for Quade

  • May 2, 2014 at 6:00PM

A garage sale fundraiser for Jan Quade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Whidbey Telecom Office parking lot in Bayview.

Owner says Dog House Tavern will come down

  • May 3, 2014 at 6:00AM

The owner of the Dog House Tavern, an iconic century-old building in downtown Langley, plans to tear the historic structure down.

Island County election races take shape

  • May 3, 2014 at 7:00AM updated May 5, 2014 at 9:54AM

The general election this fall has the potential of creating a sea of change in Island County government.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Marijuana farms could ignite future trouble

  • May 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, I recently delivered some firewood to some folks in a very rural part of the South End of the island and saw a sign on my way there that proclaimed “Fiber Farm.” I am doubtful that they are producing dietary fiber and wondered if they realize what they are doing. They are virtually inviting any less than honest passerby to steal their crop.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Keep measles off of Whidbey — vaccinate

  • May 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, Current, large outbreaks of measles in California, British Columbia, and New York are already raising concerns as people travel and spread cases. Whatcom County, San Juan Islands and Seattle are currently reporting cases.

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