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South Whidbey Fire/EMS expecting small drop in revenue, may cut capital fund

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

An adopted levy lift in 2012 staved off serious revenue declines, but South Whidbey Fire/EMS is still expecting a smaller intake from property taxes in 2014.

Deck the Doors of Langley

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 10:00AM

Artists are invited to go wild with imagination and holiday cheer and decorate downtown doors and windows in Langley. Help create a beautiful holiday outdoor art gallery and win cash. The winning doors will be selected by a panel of impartial judges. The top five artists will each receive $1,000.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Gianni grateful for support, looks to future

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, I cannot thank enough the many friends, former students — some who have never voted before — and strangers for their trust and support. I am very humbled by their words and deeds to help get me elected.

Planning the day, Whidbey style: Wedding show puts island vendors on the map

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 12:00PM

Buses full of newlyweds, mothers, and wedding and event enthusiasts toured the Coupeville area Saturday for the inaugural Weddings on Whidbey and Events Tour.

Sheriff’s report | Screaming neighbors, counterfeits and break-ins

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 12:00PM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

New Ebey Bowl partner ready to roll

  • Nov 16, 2013 at 1:00PM

After taking a break, Ebey Bowl is back in action.

Building success, one weld at a time | Three new contracts will add 30 jobs to Nichols Brothers’ roster

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 1:41PM

Three new projects will keep Freeland’s Nichols Brothers Boat Builders busy through 2014, company officials have announced.

55 years of marriage and Clinton couple is still in love | ANNIVERSARY

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 9:00AM

Dan and Berdene Saul are celebrating 55 years of marriage together on Nov. 23.

EDITORIAL | Emerson, it’s time to give up the fight

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

Well, here we go again. Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson has, for the second time in three years, filed a lawsuit against the planning department concerning the same tired issue — the dispute over a building permit.

Crash damages four cars in Clinton

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

A car accident left two vehicles with hefty damages Tuesday.

Goats kick Falcons to state consolation bracket

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey volleyball has its back to the wall after losing in straight sets to Chelan in the first round of the state volleyball tournament Friday. The Falcons fought early and faltered late in a 25-19, 25-17, 25-10 loss to the Goats. Emotions mounted for South Whidbey’s players, leading to glum faces as the Falcons walked off the court following the loss.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Support for movie meant a lot

  • Nov 17, 2013 at 11:00AM

Editor, Two months ago, my producing team and I came to Whidbey to put together the plan and build the infrastructure for the feature film “Lost & Found.” But, in reality, the planning and the building began many years earlier.

Midlife crisis, proactive prayers | RELIGION NOTES

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 6:00AM

“The ‘midlife crisis’ and proactive prayers” is the topic of the next Q-and-A audio chat hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Worship, pray at St. Hubert’s | RELIGION NOTES

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 7:00AM

St. Hubert’s Catholic Church has a weekly prayer group that meets Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The group is currently focusing on growth in the Holy Spirit and the book, “There’s always more: expecting new fire,” by Sister Nancy Keller.

Salmon for dinner next Friday | RELIGION NOTES

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 8:00AM

The Langley United Methodist Church will hold its annual benefit salmon dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the church’s Fellowship Hall on Third Street and Anthes Avenue. The menu features Dave and Karen Anderson’s salmon recipe for locally-caught salmon from a sustainable run. Baked potatoes from Neil’s Clover Patch, garlic bread, cole slaw and dessert will fill up the rest of the plates.

Langley math students solve state algebra challenge | NOTABLE

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 9:00AM

Students from Langley Middle School’s 6th grade advanced math class placed 4th overall in the Washington State Algebra Challenge in June.

Island County pot moratorium passes 2-0

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 3:27PM

A moratorium on new recreational marijuana businesses was passed Wednesday despite residents’ concerns that the action would put them strategically behind other counties.

Students reach new notes with South Whidbey show choir

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 3:43PM

South Whidbey High School singers are belting out new tunes this year and a few dance moves to boot. Music in Motion is the school’s new show choir that features singing, dancing and solos for the 44 students involved, many of whom have never sung before. The group will be performing for their premiere at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the high school auditorium. Admission is free.

Langley City Council to hear public on budget

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

Langley residents can speak their piece about the 2014 budget at Monday’s city council meeting.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | United States Congress is not doing just fine

  • Nov 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, I find it interesting, or should I say frightening, that anyone who is a responsible citizen of this great country could say, “Congress is doing fine.” Really?

Where is Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson?

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Nov 20, 2013 at 8:07AM

When the Island County Board of Commissioners approved a moratorium on recreational marijuana this week, Commissioner Kelly Emerson said she would make herself available by phone to vote on the controversial issue.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 9:00AM

Two children born at Whidbey General Hospital between October and early November

Another week, another headache for the South Whidbey Harbor expansion project

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

More challenges with the marina expansion project are ahead for the Port of South Whidbey commissioners.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Pot moratorium is poor government

  • Nov 19, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, According to the Washington State Liquor Control Board, if the Island County Board of Commissioners approves a moratorium for six months, it will not affect licensing and applications.

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