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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.

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.

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.

Island Recycling contract extended

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County commissioners approved an amendment to the contract with Island Recycling, extending the service for three additional years. The county originally contracted with Island Recycling on Dec. 28, 2009 for recycling services, an agreement with an original expiration date of Dec. 31, 2014.

Shed pounds for cash at Island Athletic Club challenge

  • Apr 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

Island Athletic Club announced its first-ever Spring Into Shape team weight-loss challenge. Open to teams of four to six participants, Spring Into Shape will run for six weeks from April 18 to May 30, rewarding the team with the highest percentage of weight loss with a $1,000 cash prize.

Langley comes together to beautify city

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 10:40AM

When a community works together, great and beautiful things can be accomplished.

Langley to try business surveys

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

Businesses in Langley are being sought to conduct a month-long survey of customers in a pilot project. Carolyn Tamler briefly presented the idea, one she has worked on for at least a few months with Mayor Fred McCarthy, to gather customer data to better target advertising.

Former South Whidbey coach Tom Kramer to join state hall of fame

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Tom Kramer, a three-decade tennis coach at South Whidbey High School, will forever be in the state record books.

Bayview Farmers Market vendors to accept EBT cards

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

EBT (food stamp) cards can now be used to buy food from five vendors at the Bayview Market. Glendale Shepherd, Pam’s Place Produce, Ebb Tide Produce, Skyroot Farms and Deep Harvest Farm have all been approved to accept EBT as well as debit and credit card. They are presently waiting to receive card swiping devices, which are expected to arrive by April 26, the day of the first market of the season.

Genealogy Society director from Victoria to visit Whidbey group

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Merv Scott, projects director for the Victoria Genealogy Society and an enthusiastic volunteer, will be the featured speaker at the Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island’s April meeting.

Boomerang changes its name

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

Boomerang will soon be known as Whidbey Island Printing & Office Supply.

Tuesday fire claims South Whidbey home

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 9:19PM

Fire destroyed a large house on South Whidbey today. The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. at a home on Longwood Lane, off Ewing Road.

Lack of quorum delays South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District meeting | Corrected

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 9:55AM

Lacking a quorum, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners meeting will be pushed back a day to Thursday, April 17. A planned workshop will continue as scheduled, however, as a quorum is not required. It will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16.

Glendale buy gets green light

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 17, 2014 at 10:43AM

Reversing a decision made last month, Island County commissioners moved forward Monday with grant applications to acquire beach access properties adjacent to Glendale.

Whidbey conservation district honors partners for land stewardship, support | KUDOS

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Whidbey Island Conservation District cooperators and partners were recognized for their land stewardship and support on Tuesday, April 8, at the Coupeville Library.

Work out at Bayview Hall, support Oso slide survivors

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey residents can Zumba their support for Oso landslide victims at a two-hour event in Bayview this weekend.

Iconic Langley cherry tree may get chop

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 18, 2014 at 7:58AM

An old cherry tree by US Bank in Langley may need to come down.

Langley seeks arts commissioners

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley has openings for its arts commission to plan and implement a city-sponsored public art program. Seven three-year positions are available for the Langley Arts Commission, and are open to all Island County residents. Send a letter of application to Debbie Mahler, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Langley, P.O. Box 366, Langley WA, 98260.

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