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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.

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.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 9:00AM

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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.

Opportunities for peace and joy | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 8:00AM

Unity of Whidbey will hold service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at 5671 Crawford Road. Rev. Joanna Gabriel joins the congregation to consider the great opportunities for peace and joy available during this special season. Will people let themselves be blessed or be overwhelmed by the stress that is also readily available? It is a continuous choice, and the church will look at ways to support an uplifting holiday experience for all.

Sea Mar takes over controversial Recovery Services program

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Mark MacNaughton saw the highs and the lows of Island County’s addiction recovery efforts.

SAMISH READIES TO SAIL | Barges, tugs mobilize in Holmes Harbor in preparation for ferry departure

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Washington’s newest 144-car ferry is expected to embark on its first sailing today, though instead of shuttling passengers through Puget Sound it will be the one hitching a ride.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Quiet lessons work best for visitors

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 9:00AM

Editor, There is a rather peculiar sign on the beach just as you head south from the parking area at the west end of Hastie Lake road. It mentions all the sins you are not to commit on the community’s beaches, like lots of other signs on the Island explaining that it is our beach, not yours. Then it says, “trespassers welcome.”

Falcons make quick turnaround

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey claimed its first victory of the season, on the heels of blowout losses, in a 41-13 win against Overlake on Saturday.

Whidbey ECO Network unrolls new website, partnerships

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 10:00AM

On a trip to the beach at South Whidbey State Park Wednesday, the students of Calyx School found a gumboot chiton, a large marine mollusk.

True love? Then leave the partridge in the tree | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Dec 21, 2013 at 11:00AM

“On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a partridge in a pear tree.”

Worship with Whidbey Quakers | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 8:00AM

“We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love, and unity,” said early Quaker Margaret Fell.

School closures, fender benders flourish from inches of snow

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:40PM

One to two inches of wet snow blanketed Whidbey Island early Friday and resulted in an island-wide shutdown of schools.

Greenbank resident wins weight loss challenge | KUDOS

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 9:00AM

Jessica Larson of Greenbank is the winner of the 2013 Fall Fitness Challenge at Island Athletic Club.

Van loses control, damages two cars in Langley

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 8:25AM

Jean Hurt, 78, lost control for unknown reasons last Friday, a police officer said, causing her to crash into two parked cars on Second Street in Langley. The crash did not injure the van’s driver, though it attracted quite a bit of attention on the busy street at about 2:50 p.m. Neither driver of the other cars were in their vehicles at the time.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

It’s Thursday morning and weather forecasters have just announced some of the best news of the month, possibly the entire year. Snow is predicted later today.

Wolves nip Falcon girls basketball team's postseason chance

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey’s girls basketball team suffered a stinging 42-27 defeat to island rival Coupeville on Tuesday night.

Christmas Eve at Langley Methodist | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 8:00AM

Langley United Methodist Church will offer two Christmas Eve Services on Tuesday, Dec. 24. “Come to the Manger” begins at 4:30 p.m. and is an informal service designed with young children in mind. Wiggles are okay here. Pastor Mary Boyd helps families tell the story of the baby born in Bethlehem, with lots of carol singing included.

Navy gears up to resume touch-and-goes at OLF with fewer operations

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

A Coupeville-based group that sued the Navy in July over jet noise is claiming that Outlying Field Coupeville is not as essential as the Navy claims.

Cold snap damages South Whidbey fields

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

The recent cold snap that left much of South Whidbey in freezing temperatures was partially responsible for damage to the soccer fields at the Sports Complex.

Naughty or nice, fireman Chris Blasko is there for you

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Don’t tell the kids, but when Santa rides through the neighborhoods atop the red South Whidbey Fire/EMS fire engine, he gets a little help from Chris Blasko.

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