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Falcons play ‘lights out’ against Turks

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey’s victory against Sultan Tuesday night was sealed with a bit of unexpected darkness.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Comment deadline for Navy study near

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, For years scientists have wondered why whales, for no apparent reason, would choose to cast themselves out of the water to die of dehydration on some beach. Now we know. They were trying to escape from the tortuous noise of our war machines.

South Whidbey girls track and field team places 10th in Bellingham

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey girls track and field finished as the 10th-place team at the Birger Solberg Invitational in Bellingham on Saturday.

Dog House Tavern owners withdraw street vacation request

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

A planned public hearing concerning Langley’s vacation of a sliver of First Street never happened Monday.

Mayor’s beat — Langley seeks emails for information campaign

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

By FRED MCCARTHY I have received some very thoughtful messages from Langley citizens about these monthly ‘Mayor’s Beat’ columns. Thank you to those of you who have written in or spoken to me and appreciate this approach to these columns.

SLIDESHOW | Coupeville cracks South Whidbey softball in last inning

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Coupeville broke from a 5-5 tie in the final inning to beat South Whidbey 9-5 on April 4 at South Whidbey High School.

Freeland branch of Whidbey Island Bank names lending officer

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Island Bank named Theresa Jenkins as Real Estate Loan Officer at the bank’s Freeland Branch on Whidbey Island.

Expert to address child bullying, bias at South Whidbey Academy

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The South Whidbey Children’s Center will host a free presentation on children, bias and bullying next week.

EDITORIAL | Cammermeyer’s honor is well deserved

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Langley resident Grethe Cammermeyer was recently inducted into the Nursing Hall of Fame. By anyone’s standards, that is no small feat and Cammermeyer is no exception. Her life is a trail of courage and perseverance, and this honor is well deserved.

Nature with Barbara Bennett | RELIGION NOTES

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island will hold service at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 13, 20103 Highway 525, Freeland. In honor of Earth Day, Barbara Bennett, the program coordinator of the Island County Beach Watchers, will speak.

‘Another Rejection of Christ’ | RELIGION NOTES

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Palm Sunday, Passover and Easter are all events of Christ’s last week. South Whidbey Community Church, a non-denominational Bible Church, will celebrate Palm Sunday with the message “Another Rejection of Christ,” at its 10 a.m. worship service Sunday, April 13, at Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road.

‘The truth shall make you free’ | RELIGION NOTES

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Christian Science Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 13, at 15910 Highway 525, Freeland. Fear imprisons some with worry over money, a place to live, our health and the health of our loved ones. This is not what Jesus meant when he said, “…the truth shall make you free.”

Palm Sunday spiritual event | RELIGION NOTES

  • Apr 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Unity of Whidbey will hold a Palm Sunday service at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 13, at 5671 Crawford Road, Langley. The title of the day’s service is “Forgiveness, Our Spiritual Life Insurance,” with speaker Jim Freeman for a Palm Sunday experience of the spiritual kind

Island County Fairgrounds plan revenue forecast a steep climb

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:17AM

The old adage of spending money to make money is evident in the $10.12 million makeover proposal for the Island County Fairgrounds.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

Two boys, Delling Bonesteel and Jeffrey Theodore Bruder, were born to Clinton families.

South Whidbey fastpitch clipped by pair of 10-run losses

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey's softball team suffered a pair of 10-run losses this week to Cedarcrest and Lakewood.

South Whidbey fire district recoups $14K on old cars

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS got a lot more than expected for four old vehicles, after bids totaled about $14,000 on Thursday. The commissioners approved the bids, sending a pickup truck and Wave Runner to one South Whidbey resident and a several decades-old fire engine to another, Chief Rusty Palmer said. A flatbed truck was awarded to a Mount Vernon man.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Parks district doesn’t need more money

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, The South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District is asking for an increase in the amount of property taxes paid by all South Whidbey taxpayers.

Whidbey organizations respond to growing need for food

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Those struggling financially on the island can find a free meal or groceries almost every day of the week on Whidbey Island.

Gallery, home decor shop opens in Langley

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Trillium Home & Design, a gallery and home decor showroom, has opened in Langley.

WorkSource Whidbey Job Fair

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 11:00AM

Employers are invited to reserve a table at the next Job Fair, sponsored by WorkSource Whidbey, from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the Elks Lodge in Oak Harbor.

South Whidbey students make Skagit Valley College winter honor roll

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 6:00AM

Seven students from South Whidbey have earned their spots on Skagit Valley College’s academic honor roll for winter quarter, 2014. Students maintain a 3.75 or higher grade-point average in courses numbered 100-level or above while carrying 12 or more credits to be on the honor roll. The students are listed below:

Multi-state 9-1-1 outage included Island County

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:58AM

South Whidbey was included in a massive 9-1-1 outage that is believed to have spanned several states and lasted more than six hours Thursday morning.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Local businesses give to Whidbey fundraisers

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Our community is being encouraged to shop in Langley during construction. I would like to go further and ask that the community think about the businesses that sponsor and support South Whidbey nonprofits. People who care about local causes own these businesses. When a business (farms included) gives an item, we tend to think there is no cost incurred. By giving an item, the business cannot sell it to a paying customer. It still costs the business to make the product.

Renowned jazz pianist returns ‘home’ to Whidbey

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

For Aaron Parks, expanding his career as a jazz pianist in New York City is a whirlwind at times, but Whidbey Island is where he feels most grounded.

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