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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Car/power pole accidents require extreme caution

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, We are writing to follow-up on the story published recently about a FedEx truck that hit a power pole on Ewing Road. The story represented that a live wire was in contact with the vehicle and that the driver of the truck exited through a window

Two young LMS musicians earn their place on junior all-state band

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 7:21PM

Hours of practice and rehearsals over lunch hours have paid off for two Langley Middle School students.

Glendale farm wins Good Food Award for Island Brebis cheese

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

Clinton farm Glendale Shepherd received a 2014 Good Food Award in recognition of their responsible food production and taste of their products.

Still plucking at 40 | Island Strings celebrates four decades of teaching

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

Island Strings began its 40th year of teaching this year and the number of lives touched in that time is nearly uncountable.

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.

RELIGION NOTES | Love neighbors as yourself

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

“Loving Your Neighbor — Is It Really Possible?” is the topic of the next audio chat at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room.

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.

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.

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