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SLIDESHOW | Fifth-inning mistakes cost Falcons in rivalry baseball game

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey had a string of plays go poorly in the fifth inning of a baseball game against Coupeville on March 17 in the Cascade Conference opener for both teams.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | A week spotlighting the public’s right to know

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

Today is the last day of Sunshine Week, and it’s a good to recognize why newspapers do the job they do.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Commissioner Johnson’s criticism was out of line

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Commissioner Johnson’s diatribe against another elected official was extremely inappropriate and unprofessional. I would hope that she has thought long and hard about her terrible mistake and will then apologize to both of the elected officials involved in this debacle, particularly Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez.

Langley review board grumbles about port signs

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Port of South Whidbey’s expansion of the dock, commonly called Langley marina but officially the South Whidbey Harbor, has one sticking point that Langley’s Design Review Board is keeping an eye on.

South Whidbey band unites to benefit youth at Ryan’s House For Youth

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

For six musicians, the issue of youth homelessness on South Whidbey united them. What resulted was the Rainey Music Project, a group of musicians playing for Ryan’s House for Youth.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Appreciative of island’s emergency responders

  • Mar 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

I never imagined it would happen to me, but on Feb. 13, I was the one carried unconscious out of the woods on a backboard. With a concussion and a broken wrist, I am healing well, but that was as close to a serious accident as I ever want. I will ride my sweet horse again, but though I am a good and experienced rider, if I had not been wearing a helmet, I would be dead.

KOMO helicopter crash hits home on South Whidbey

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 4:06PM

South Whidbey is mourning the loss of a well-known and respected news photographer and videographer this week.

South Whidbey girl wins best junior handler at dog show | KUDOS

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

Annie Mutschler, a senior at South Whidbey High School, has the distinction of being a Seattle Kennel Club best junior handler.

Langley Police working on social outreach

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Now that the police department size is set at three officers and a chief, Acting Chief David Marks has made plans to better connect with residents.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Wonn Road beach access belongs to the public, not Montgomery

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

It seems to be already quite soundly established that the beach access property in question on Wonn Road belongs to Island County and not to some guy who decided to build a wall across it because he wanted it.

State leaders christen new Clinton-Mukilteo ferry

  • Mar 23, 2014 at 11:00AM

Travelers between Mukilteo and Whidbey Island will be the first to enjoy the state’s newest ferry.

Fee policy irks Freeland developers

  • Mar 21, 2014 at 4:25PM

The Freeland Water and Sewer District made it clear this week that it does not consider all developments to be equal and that water commissioners can force some customers to pay upfront for some services and not others.

Price Johnson discusses priorities in Washington D.C.

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson traveled to Washington D.C. as part of the National Association of Counties’ Legislative Conference earlier this month.

Falcons open track season at Whidbey Island Jamboree

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey track teams combined to win four events at the Whidbey Island Jamboree on Thursday, March 20, in Oak Harbor.

Island County to study, revise speed limits

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 11:18AM

Island County Public Works officials plan to conduct speed studies this spring when annual traffic counts on county roads are also collected. The studies are in response to petitions from citizens requesting reduced speed limits on various road segments throughout the county.

Washington ferries chief to step down; Moseley sets sights on new horizons

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 11:00AM

David Moseley, assistant secretary for the Washington State Department of Transportation, Ferries Division announced his resignation Tuesday.

Feds OK Snohomish PUD underwater turbine pilot

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Plans to install the first tidal turbines in the sea floor off Whidbey Island passed an important regulatory hurdle this week.

Crowd calls for South Whidbey Parks field access, staff wants board support

  • Mar 24, 2014 at 9:09AM

Division created by a soccer coach’s eviction from the Sports Complex in February remained largely intact at a South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners meeting Wednesday, March 19.

Bovine bodies on Whidbey beaches irritate property owners

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Dead cows floating around South Whidbey and Camano Island are raising a stink with property owners. Keith Higman, director of Island County Public Health, said his office received a call about a bloated bovine on a South Whidbey beach about a week and a half ago. On Monday, another cow cadaver was reported on a beach just south of Camano Island State Park.

Family farms prepare for the season on South Whidbey

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

The grass is greener, the birds are singing and people are outside again preparing for spring.

Wolves use walks to defeat South Whidbey in softball

  • Mar 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

Coupeville took advantage of 11 bases on ball to walk by the visiting South Whidbey High School softball team 6-3 on Thursday, March 20.

Fourth Island County candidate puts in bid for Emerson seat

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:57AM

Camano Island resident Kelly Bagley has become the third Republican to file for candidacy in the county’s District 3 race later this year. One Democratic candidate has also filed to run.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Parks commissioners made poor call with Swanson dispute

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, South Whidbey Community Park has been maintained to a high standard by the professional grounds-keeping crew, under the supervision of certificated administrative staff, for the proven benefit of our community. Accordingly, I have been distressed to hear of recent developments. Actions of one person has forced young athletes, their families and friends, law enforcement officers, and park commissioners and full-time staff to take sides, to the detriment of the common good.

Public meeting set for Island County fairgrounds

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 11:13AM

A public meeting concerning a $10 million plan to renovate the Island County Fairgrounds will be held in Langley next week. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, and will be held in the Coffman building on the fairgrounds.

Errors, lack of offense hamper Falcons in second baseball loss to Coupeville

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

A three-run fifth inning helped Coupeville break open a pitching duel and defeat the South Whidbey High School baseball team 6-1 in Coupeville on Thursday, March 20.

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