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Learn to let go of grief | RELIGION NOTES

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Keith Wells, regional director for A beka Books, will be South Whidbey Community Church’s guest speaker at the 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road.

EDITORIAL | Historical artifacts are treasures that must be shared

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Who would have thought? A piece of Washington’s history, a significant piece for that matter, may have been resting off the west side of Whidbey Island for more than 200 years.

Langley sees business growth in 2013

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

According to a Langley Main Street Association report, the city saw growth in 2013. Fred Lundahl, a business owner in Langley and member of the association, told the city council Monday night that more businesses opened than closed last year.

Unitarians hear from Rev. Dennis | RELIGION NOTES

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island will hold regular service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at 20103 Highway 525, Freeland.

Falcon wrestling lands seven at final tune-up in Tacoma

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Two weeks was too long a stretch for South Whidbey wrestling to go without a match.

What are you thinking about? | RELIGION NOTES

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Unity of Whidbey will hold service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at 5671 Crawford Road.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Homelessness must never be considered normal

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, After seeing the powerful film “12 Years a Slave,” I found myself despising the slave owners. How could otherwise decent, God-fearing people participate in this institution, clearly abhorrent to anyone with eyes to see? With slavery all around them, did it seem normal, inevitable, even right?

Student dancers learn from professional at Island Dance

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

Aaron Cash recently returned to Island Dance to work with students. He taught class and created dance pieces for company dancers and alumnae over the weekend after touring for 10 years on Cher’s “Love Hurts” tour. He has danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov and with Twyla Tharp as her pas de deux partner. Cash has worked with the theatre’s dance students for four years. “It amazes me what really good training there is here,” he said of the dance studio. “They [the students] always seem to love what they do.”

Langley residents celebrate 70 years | ANNIVERSARY

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Bill and Martha Martin of Langley are celebrating 70 years together this Valentine’s Day.

South Whidbey parks ranger finds body on beach

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:34AM

An employee with State Parks discovered a body on the beach outside of his state-owned housing near Possession Point State Park on South Whidbey Thursday afternoon.

A place for personal prayer | RELIGION NOTES

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Healing Rooms are open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, at 5200 Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland.

Sultan spoils South Whidbey ’s senior night

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Finishing with a flourish, Sultan’s boys basketball team pulled away late to put a damper on South Whidbey’s senior night Tuesday.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Drive carefully; our lives are in your hands

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

My first car was a white, 1983 Chevy S-10 pickup. I paid $1,500 for it and that was too much. It was a heap.

Schools’ Dine Out Wednesdays kick off on South Whidbey

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Seven restaurants have teamed up with the South Whidbey Schools Foundation to raise funds for classroom grants by encouraging residents to “Dine Out Wednesdays for SW Schools” during February and March.

Vermilion flycatcher captures our hearts, imaginations | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

My husband and I recently returned from a month of birding in and around the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. It’s in a high, dry valley in South Central Mexico where the native habitat is described as thorn scrub. One of the most common little flycatchers is also a brilliantly colored bird, the aptly named vermilion flycatcher.

Late turn leaves car off road on South Whidbey

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

A late turn left one driver with a broken nose and a damaged car Tuesday. The driver, Darren Hess, was northbound at about 4 p.m. Highway 525 when he attempted to make a left turn on Midvale Road. The turn was made too late, however, and Hess’s vehicle ended up crashing into the side of a hill.

Gallion gives up the gavel | Bayview angler and fishing legend sets sights on new fishing grounds

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:29AM

These days, lifelong leisure angler Mike Gallion is off the hook.

Turks take down Falcon girls hoops

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Struggling mightily, the South Whidbey girls basketball team fell to Sultan 52-21 on Tuesday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Satire useful in anti-wage increase

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Raising the minimum wage is done for the same reason that Social Security recipients receive a cost-of-living adjustment. Greenbacks lose value over time; once $10 would have paid rent on a nice house for a month.

D’Antonio to lead Habitat for Humanity

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Brett D’Antonio has been named executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Island County.

State court turns down South Whidbey murderer’s appeal

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:29AM

A judge did not err in giving a South Whidbey High School graduate and convicted murderer more than double the standard-range sentence because his victim was wearing a seatbelt and had “an unsuspecting mindset” when he was shot, the Washington State Appeals Court ruled this week.

Langley water system flush coming

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley’s Public Works department will flush the water system Feb. 10 and 11. It was originally scheduled for Feb. 5 and 6, but was delayed because of freezing temperatures earlier this week.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Office hours need expanding

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, We are all linked together in figuring out how to increase jobs that pay living wages in Island County. Having all Island County departments be open at full-time levels is a very important step in meeting the needs of our recovering economy. When the county only works at 4/5 speed, that negatively affects our local economy each and every week. When the county closures linger for several years, the economic problems multiply.

South Whidbey wrestlers prepare for postseason

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Four South Whidbey wrestlers are poised to advance past the 1A District 1 tournament Saturday, Feb. 8, without ever setting foot on a mat.

Valentine’s Day flash mob aims to break the silence, end violence against women

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

The rising beat of a tune. A sudden rush of people dressed in red and dancing in sync. For the people participating, it’s more than a flash mob, it’s a message.

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