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Island County Law and Justice Council seeks new members

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen member representatives from each of the three County Commissioner Districts to serve on the Law and Justice Council for a term that expires in 2016.

SLIDESHOW | Sultan girls basketball suffocates South Whidbey

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Sultan girls basketball team held South Whidbey to five points in the first half with a full-court trap defense that forced turnovers and scored quick points in transition en route to a 51-22 on Friday, Jan. 10 at South Whidbey High School.

EDITORIAL | Concerns lay in response to audit

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

It’s no secret that many people in Island County, particularly those with a more conservative bent, are skeptical about the fare-free bus service provided by Island Transit. Some people see tax dollars being wasted to transport a handful of people up and down the island. The same people are dubious about the new Island Transit facility on State Highway 20, which has been described as needlessly palatial digs.

Question of the week: Langley

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

We asked people in Langley what they thought of the Second Street Project, set to start next week. Here are there responses.

Sultan erases 19-point deficit, beats Falcon boys

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Leading 60-49 with 9:30 left to play, South Whidbey watched its lead evaporate as Sultan’s boys basketball team went on a 22-0 run into the fourth quarter and held on to win 84-72 on Friday night.

Holocaust survivor tells tale of strength, forgiveness

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

Noémi Ban has lived through some of the darkest moments of this past century, from surviving Nazi genocide to life in post-war Soviet occupation.

Freeland daughter earns nursing scholarship | NOTABLE

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 9:00AM

A 2004 South Whidbey High School alumna, Ann Pedack, is one step closer to becoming a primary care nurse practitioner. Pedack has been awarded the University of Washington School of Nursing Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program Grant.

Citizens group starts jet noise complaint line

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Citing a lack of trust for the Navy’s public input hotline, the Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve has created its own jet-noise complaint hotline.

Island County TAG seeks to fill vacancy

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Applicants are requested for an open position on the Conservation Futures Technical Advisory Group. The position is for a someone living in unincorporated Island County. Applicants must be county residents for at least one year prior to appointment.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Adopt-a-Senior program a success

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, Thank you to our wonderful Whidbey Island community for such generous contributions to the Adopt-a-Senior program. The program serves seniors and individuals with disabilities by providing customized care packages that were delivered just before Christmas. In all, there were more than 50 individuals served — all thanks to the help from our community.

Ember prompts Coupeville school evacuation

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 11:00AM

A burning ember simmering in a dust pile prompted the evacuation of Coupeville Middle and High School Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 1:30 p.m., maintenance supervisor Scott Losey was in the process of changing a belt in the air handling unit for the woodworking/metalworking building at Coupeville High School. He discovered a small ember and burning dust.

Whidbey Reign rules over Tukwila team

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Whidbey Reign U-17 soccer team held off TUSK, a team from the South Seattle areas of Tukwila-Skyway, 1-0 on Sunday in a playoff match.

Whidbey wrestling struggles with illnesses

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 12:00PM

Postseason matches are only a few weeks away, and the South Whidbey wrestling team got a good look at its upcoming competition.

Langley’s priority: boosting business in 2014

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

If this year goes the way Langley’s mayor and city council envision, it will be a business boon and step into modernity.

Lynch to preach at church | RELIGION NOTES

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Pastor Mark Lynch will be the guest preacher at South Whidbey Community Church this weekend.

Church launches night service | RELIGION NOTES

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Starting this month, The Island Church in Langley is introducing “The Rock,” a second service at 6 p.m. Sundays.

Worship with Quakers | RELIGION NOTES

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

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

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

Brian and Kathryn Wilson of Oak Harbor are the proud parents of baby Cole Alan Wilson. Cole was born Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 and weighed 9 pounds.

Greenbank Birth Center | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

A warm welcome to Charlee Rose Rayner born at the Greenbank Birth Center on Dec. 29, 2013 to parents Denita and Martin Rayner of Freeland.

Sound Waters: Teaching about Puget Sound for 19 years

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Jan 20, 2014 at 9:47AM

For anyone wanting to learn more about Puget Sound, Beach Watchers is holding a one-day university with 65 classes next month.

Saratoga Orchestra prepares for second conductor finalist with concert, lecture

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island is gearing up for the second concert of the 2013-2014 season with finalist conductor Chao Li.

Volunteer award nominees needed for Whidbey organizations

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Island County Marine Resources Committee and WSU Beach Watchers are looking for nominees for the Jan Holmes Island County Coastal Volunteer of the Year Award.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Mastiff Baloo is no “bully dog”

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, This is a letter in response to Merritt Clifton’s article regarding “bully dogs at Greenbank Farm.”

Langley posts planning internship

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

Planning students are being sought to fill a year-long internship with the City of Langley that pays up to $20 per hour.

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