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Participants determine 'Deadly Deed' culprit at Langley Mystery Weekend

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

Langley’s 30th annual mystery weekend came to a close Sunday as residents and out-of-towners cracked the case of “The Deadly Deed.”

School board honors student achievements | NOTABLE

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 6:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors are celebrating the awards and achievements of students in Langley Middle School and South Whidbey High School on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Langley leaders seek sand shrimp harvest moratorium

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 2:38PM

Langley is seeking to protect one of its natural draws and a major tourism element: gray whale migration.

Clinton business groups plan for Oktoberfest fall festival

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 2:35PM

Oompah music will blare, brats will sizzle and beer will flow this October in Clinton.

Whidbey students thrive in Celebrate Writing contest

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Whidbey Island Writers Association announced the winners of the Celebrate Writing 2014 Contest for Students.

Langley designates money for training, video

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

Rather than shell out $20,000 toward tourism promotion in Langley, the city will spend it six ways on economic development programs. The Langley City Council heard the mayor’s proposal to change the fund’s intent from tourism contracts to social media training, business development, a leadership program, improving search engine marketing and a promotional video about Whidbey Island.

Snohomish takes Coupeville cop’s case

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

An investigation into a Coupeville deputy marshal has been turned over to a detective with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, according to Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Neighborhood wanderer apologizes for meandering

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Dear residents of Passage View Lane, I apologize for the anxiety my wanderings in your neighborhood have caused. My trying to see the sun setting among the tree branches only exacerbated the yearning for sunset sightings.

County approves new Coupeville marshal contract

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

There’s a new sheriff in town. The Island County commissioners approved a contract Monday that empowers the sheriff’s office to run the Coupeville Marshal’s Office.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Grass isn’t so green in Seattle, King County

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the street, but that’s not always so, particularly when it comes to Whidbey Island first responders. Never is that so clear as with the ongoing debate in Seattle over the interaction between a city police officer and Stranger editor Dominic Holden.

Whidbey Camano Land Trust launches photo contest

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

When Janelle Castro interviewed for the outreach manager position at the Whidbey Camano Land Trust last spring, she shared an idea that she thought would be a natural fit for Island County.

Wish photographer ‘Sully’ well in retirement | GALLERIES

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Whidbey Art Gallery will be celebrating the work of longtime member Craig “Sully” Sullivan, who is retiring. Sullivan’s photography will be featured for the month of March at the gallery, beginning with a reception Saturday, March 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Sour end for South Whidbey wrestling season

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Bitterness from a couple of referee calls lingered with South Whidbey's wrestlers and head coach three days after they were made at the state tournament.

Artists delve into travels at Brackenwood | GALLERIES

  • Feb 28, 2014 at 3:00PM

“JOURNEYS” opens at Brackenwood Gallery on Saturday, March 1 with an artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show includes photography, oil paintings and textiles to take the viewer into the artist’s travel experience.

Police nab Eagles Aerie burglar with tip from suspect’s son

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 6:00AM

A 54-year-old South Whidbey man who allegedly tried to burglarize the Eagles Aerie was turned in by his own son, according to court documents.

Langley street vacation hearing moved

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

A public hearing on vacating part of First Street to a private property owner, originally scheduled for Feb. 19, will be pushed back more than a month. State rules on when a public hearing can be held for vacation of public property kept the city from holding the hearing last week. It will be officially announced for April 7 at the city council’s regular meeting March 3.

South Whidbey student honors, parking agreement

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

The South Whidbey School District Board of Directors will meet for their regular meeting today, Wednesday, Feb. 26. On the agenda are several moments to honor recent achievements by students and staff, along with a reading of policy changes and a shared parking proposal.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | A compromise for Friday county office closures

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor With regard to the closure to the public of certain county offices on Fridays and the push to reopen them, maybe there is room for compromise. If the office staff has found it useful and efficient to close one day a week, move the day to Wednesday.

Langley Whale Center opens today

  • Mar 1, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Langley Whale Center officially opens to the public today.

Mike’s Place has new owners

  • Mar 2, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 12:14PM

The Langley commercial space formerly known as Mike’s Place has new owners.

Port of South Whidbey chooses Halloran for District 2

  • Mar 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Port of South Whidbey is back to full strength.

Providence Regional Medical Center | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 1:00AM

Amy and Mike Goodman of Freeland are the proud parents of new baby girl Maci May Goodman. Maci was born on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at 7:48 a.m. She was 20 ¼ inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces.

Freedom for Lolita? NOAA policy reversal could be a game changer for endangered species

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 6:00AM

A twenty-year quest to bring home Lolita, the last of seven orcas captured from Penn Cove decades ago, has resulted in what may be a small but significant victory.

Mukilteo terminal project has hiccup with city permit

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

Mukilteo’s appointed hearing examiner scolded the Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division, during a public hearing Tuesday night for what he criticized as poorly prepared documents and shoddy communication between agency officials.

Langley's Second Street project needs $58K more

  • Mar 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Change orders on the Second Street project totaling $58,513 will be presented to the Langley City Council at its regular meeting Monday.

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