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Fewer birds seen in annual Whidbey Island count

  • Jan 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey Christmas Bird Count ended with a lower count from the previous two years. In its third year, the South Whidbey Circle of Whidbey Audubon held their annual bird count on Friday, Dec. 27 across the South end.

Turn in hunting report for chance at special permit

  • Jan 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

Hunters have a shot at winning a special hunting permit if they report their hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk or turkey by Jan. 10.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Options exist other than airstrip closure

  • Jan 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, I understand the frustration of those living under the flight paths. I did live under the Prowler path and was content with the noise. But, until another area is found for training our men and women alternative answers should be listened to. What about the idea someone suggested to have them practice on a carrier anchored out off shore?

Clinton’ s future among top concerns lobbed at Rep. Smith

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Revitalizing Clinton, easing restrictions on small farms and improving education were the top concerns among residents at a meeting with state Rep. Norma Smith this week.

South Whidbey Eagles Aerie gives $22,000 to Whidbey nonprofits

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Eagles Aerie on South Whidbey Island donated more than $22,000 to nonprofits on the island recently.

Seahawks fever floods Coupeville wharf

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Coupeville residents could hear the Blue Wave approaching before they could see it.

Commissioner Johnson to serve as chairwoman of tourism group

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson will serve as chairwoman of the Island County Joint 2-Percent Committee on Tourism for 2014.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | The type of water makes a difference

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, I have been reading about the proposed plan for the new South Whidbey community pool. This sounds very exciting.

Finding the spark | Langley resident works to inspire caregivers through art show

  • Jan 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Ivan Neaigus’ life as a caregiver is an unfinished canvas. Perhaps it will always be so.

SLIDESHOW | Sultan wrestling takes down South Whidbey

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Sultan Turks wrestling team avoided an upset at the hands of the South Whidbey Falcons on Thursday at South Whidbey with a 47-28 victory.

Greenbank Birth Center | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Samuel Lee Perry A warm welcome to Samuel Lee Perry born at the Greenbank Birth Center on Oct. 5, 2013, to parents Randi and Jeremiah Perry of Coupeville. Samuel weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Midwife Cynthia Jaffe attended the birth.

Whidbey’s Puget Sound Anglers chapter to throw last cast

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 3:30PM

Almost a dozen men and women will soon have to fish in fellowship free of the association with the Puget Sound Anglers on Whidbey Island.

Langley Cemetery Board seeks member

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 9:20AM

Langley has an opening for a member on the Cemetery Board. Candidates are not required to live within city limits but must be residents of Island County.

Port of South Whidbey sets Comprehensive Scheme public hearing date

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Port of South Whidbey will hold a public hearing for the Comprehensive Scheme for 2013-2019 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District, 5475 Maxwelton Road, Langley.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Excellence at the push of a button

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Click, click, click. I hope you said, “cheese” because the pictures I just took will be published in the newspaper and preserved as a piece of history, possibly until the end of time. Of course neither I nor any other newspaperman or woman would ever say that to the subject of a story. Being interviewed is uncomfortable enough, but having a reporter stick a big camera in your face can be downright nerve rattling.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | What’s up with my property tax bill?

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Editor, Regarding the August 3, 2012 letter from Robert Logue that concerned property taxes and reassessment notices.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Logan Tucker White and Mason Daniel Loel Timm.

Langley selects bank for project bond

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Funding for the Second Street redesign project, beginning this month, will come in part from a single bond issued by Cashmere Valley Bank.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 9:00AM

Arthur Andrew Holcomb and Kaylee Ann Moore.

Police cuff 92 motorists during DUI enforcement campaign

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

In Island and Island counties, 92 motorists were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs between Nov. 27 and Jan. 1.

Navy, elected officials aim to reduce Growler noise impact

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

As a result of meetings with local elected officials, the Navy has committed to minimizing the impact of touch-and-go operations at Outlying Field Coupeville.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Holmes Harbor boater expresses gratitude

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I would like to thank Mr. Forrest Hill, who risked his own life to rescue me after my boating accident in Holmes Harbor on Dec. 26.

Hayes pursues speeding lawmakers

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Washington State Patrol’s policy of forgiving state lawmakers for speeding during session is simply not fair, according to Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano, said.

Hear more about Second Street overhaul tonight

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

Langley will host an open house at 5:30 p.m. tonight at City Hall to review the Second Street redesign project.

Squadron CO relieved of duty at NAS Whidbey Island

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 3:32PM

A commanding officer of one of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s squadrons was fired Wednesday for inappropriate racial comments and other misdeeds.

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