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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Don’t support the hospital bond

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, It is my hope that you will publish this letter. First, I hope that Whidbey Islanders will vote “No” on the hospital bond.

Falcon cross country opens postseason with Leski, Zink taking top-10 places

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 11:00AM

Normally, running on their home course helps South Whidbey’s cross country teams reach their fastest times.

“Iron Firefighter” Michael Oyola | Making healthy choices a part of life

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 12:00PM

If there is anyone on Whidbey Island who symbolizes a life in balance, it is volunteer firefighter Michael Oyola. That’s because health and wellness, and giving and receiving, are dear to his heart. His colleagues might describe him as a person who “walks the talk,” and Oyola might agree — especially about the walking part.

Victim’s family files civil suit against convicted murderer Baker

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:00AM

Robert “Al” Baker is in prison for brutally murdering his wife last year.

Work on track for South Whidbey Fire/EMS boat

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:00AM

Standing in front of the 32-foot long, shiny aluminum catamaran at Tim Leonard’s Freeland shop, it’s easy to envision the marine response vessel cruising through choppy Puget Sound waters.

Freeland boater gets a tow

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

A man in a rowboat got blown a bit off course in Holmes Harbor on Monday. As winds picked up, the man was seen waving his arms, apparently signaling for help to people in the area. Emergency aid was called out, but responders from South Whidbey Fire/EMS and Whidbey General EMS were not needed as the man was eventually towed to a private dock on the west side of the harbor.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Betty Bond is the right candidate for Position 5

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, I met Betty Bond at a School District community forum a couple of years ago when Dr. Jo Moccia began her tenure as our district superintendent. I was immediately impressed with her intelligence, knowledge of quality instructional practices, vast experience with the educational system, high expectations for student growth, dedication to her new community, and ability to articulate her ideas in a professional manner.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Centaurs express gratitude

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, The South Whidbey Centaurs Horse 4-H club would like to thank The Goose and Skagit Farmers of Freeland for graciously allowing us to hold our annual bake sale fundraiser at their facilities on Oct. 19.

Falcon football fizzles in Sultan

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 11:00AM

Big plays were the norm for South Whidbey’s football team Friday night when it went against Sultan.

Jim Towers: World shipbuilder turned firefighter lands on Whidbey Island

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00PM

Twenty-seven years is a long time to volunteer for one organization, but for Jim Towers, captain of South Whidbey Fire/EMS stations in Langley and Saratoga, it’s in contrast to a life spent living and working around the world.

Oak Harbor teenager dies in car crash

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 4:36PM

A 17-year-old Oak Harbor girl is dead, her twin sister was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and another young woman is in the hospital following an accident near Anacortes on Thursday, according to the Washington State Patrol. Oak Harbor resident Ira Blackstock, 53, was arrested and booked into Skagit County Jail on suspicion of vehicular homicide and two counts of vehicular assault.

Port of South Whidbey seeks input on plan

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

The 2013-2019 draft comprehensive scheme for the Port of South Whidbey will be available until Nov. 1 for public review. The port is seeking input for the upcoming community meeting 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church.

SLIDESHOW | Cascade Conference cross country championship race

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey freshman Anna Leski claimed her best time and best finish at fifth place at the Cascade Conference cross country championship Saturday, Oct. 26 at South Whidbey High School.

Clinton movie maker puts Coupeville film on hold

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 9:00AM

An independent feature film planned to be shot on Whidbey Island this fall is on hold after the movie was unable to secure a marquee Hollywood actor.

Hordes run to, through Clinton zombie course

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

Out in Clinton, it gets dark, really dark at night.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Rocco Gianni is the right candidate for Position 5

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, In the South Whidbey School Board race between Betty Bond and Rocco Gianni there is an attribute consistently addressed, but never named.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Haugen humbled by floral gift

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, I am incredibly humbled and honored by the recent gift and tribute I received from many of you throughout the community, the naming of a hybrid rhododendron. Not only is it our official state flower, but a flower with a very unique history on Whidbey Island, home to some of the most beautiful wild rhododendrons.

Safe in the Sound

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 12:00PM

Whether it’s Old Man Winter, a natural or man-made disaster, unplanned catastrophes can catch anyone unaware.

Taize prayer begins | Religion notes

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 8:00AM

First Wednesday Taize at St. Hubert Catholic Church will take place 7 to 8 p.m., Nov. 6. As we move into fall, join in singing simple chants, pray scripture, enter into sacred silence, and pray for healing, peace and reconciliation.

Walking in the will of God | Religion notes

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey Community Church will hear a message about walking in the will of God, according to II Kings Chapter 2, by visiting Pastor Robert Muhumuza at the regular worship service this week.

Investing in the right weight | Religion notes

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 8:00AM

Throw you weight onto the “right scale” is the topic of the next Q&A audio chat hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, located at 721 S.W. 20th Court.

Communion with Effie, Mark | Religion notes

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 8:00AM

Members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation will share readings exploring themes of gratitude at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the church, 20103 Highway 525. Inspired by the traditional Eucharist, this service adapts traditional liturgies and rituals to reflect Unitarian Universalist principles.

Hungry trick or treaters find fun, treats on South Whidbey

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 9:00AM

Residents roamed South Whidbey sidewalks and events Thursday with one goal — candy.

HUB receives donation to continue after-school programs

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 9:00AM

The HUB in Langley received a $500 donation from Coldwell Banker Tara Properties Community Fund on Oct. 24.

Incumbents Simms, Helpenstell consider growth, pool

  • Nov 3, 2013 at 10:00AM

Running unopposed, two South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners will return for four-year terms.

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