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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey parks appreciates public trust

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Board of Commissioners would like to thank the entire South Whidbey community for its continued support with the approval of our four-year maintenance and operations levy.

Island County treasurer pushes supplement completion deadline

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Island County treasurer told county commissioners this month that the backlog of unprocessed property supplements will take at least another month to complete. “It has created some very difficult situations, which is why I have as many people working on it and they are working overtime to get them done,” Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez said at a recent work session.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Elementary school Oso fundraiser story well done

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, Thank you for the wonderful article describing the rubber band bracelet fundraiser our second graders are doing for the Oso mudslide. Reporter Celeste Erickson did a terrific job of taking statements from numerous students and creating a heartwarming story that told how this got started by two second grade students and has grown.

POLICE BLOTTER | A stolen gargoyle, target practice during a funeral service and an inappropriate man

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct. Thursday, April 10 3:37 p.m. — A caller on Timberline and Deer Lake roads reported a white male fishing illegally on Deer Lake. The season is not yet open.

Island County hires two directors

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00PM

Island County has filled two positions that have sat vacant for some time. John Kent will serve as the county’s information technology director and Larry Van Horn will take the facilities director position.

South Whidbey soccer reigns in second shutout of Sultan

  • May 2, 2014 at 5:00PM

Deja vu may have hit the players on South Whidbey and Sultan’s boys soccer teams Tuesday as the Falcons beat the Turks 5-0 for the second time this season.

Whidbey Telecom benefit for Quade

  • May 2, 2014 at 6:00PM

A garage sale fundraiser for Jan Quade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Whidbey Telecom Office parking lot in Bayview.

Owner says Dog House Tavern will come down

  • May 3, 2014 at 6:00AM

The owner of the Dog House Tavern, an iconic century-old building in downtown Langley, plans to tear the historic structure down.

Island County election races take shape

  • May 3, 2014 at 7:00AM updated May 5, 2014 at 9:54AM

The general election this fall has the potential of creating a sea of change in Island County government.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Marijuana farms could ignite future trouble

  • May 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, I recently delivered some firewood to some folks in a very rural part of the South End of the island and saw a sign on my way there that proclaimed “Fiber Farm.” I am doubtful that they are producing dietary fiber and wondered if they realize what they are doing. They are virtually inviting any less than honest passerby to steal their crop.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Keep measles off of Whidbey — vaccinate

  • May 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, Current, large outbreaks of measles in California, British Columbia, and New York are already raising concerns as people travel and spread cases. Whatcom County, San Juan Islands and Seattle are currently reporting cases.

Tom Gideon: high-tech to high community activism

  • May 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Tom Gideon was living comfortably in Woodinville. It was a place filled with nice folks with good careers, big homes and fancy cars. He fit in, certainly, and was grateful for what he had.

Lake fishing off to a quiet start on the South End

  • May 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Well into its first week of the year, lowland lake fishing season began with a calm start.

South Whidbey Schools Foundation raises $18K for class programs | NOTABLE

  • May 3, 2014 at 11:00AM

The South Whidbey Schools Foundation raised $18,000 for classroom grants for the 2014-15 school year.

Brackenwood goes timeless | GALLERIES

  • May 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Brackenwood Gallery presents “Relics,” a show featuring Rene Flynn Federspiel, Christine Nyburg Epstein, Zoë Osenbach and Sara Saltee.

EDITORIAL | Property appraisals are necessary, responsible

  • May 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Public entities don’t have to get an appraisal before purchasing property. That was news to a spokesman for the Washington State Auditor’s Office, a state lawmaker and undoubtedly many local officials who have been operating under the assumption that an appraisal was needed for years.

Gallery heralds spring | GALLERIES

  • May 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Whidbey Art Gallery presents “A Celebration of Spring” focusing on all things nature.

Bird art flies to Schouten | GALLERIES

  • May 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

The current exhibit at the Rob Schouten Gallery is called “Taking Flight” for the month of May.

Fiber forms at MUSEO | GALLERIES

  • May 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

For the month of May, MUSEO will feature fiber artists from across the county in the show “I Can’t Believe it’s Fiber.”

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • May 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

A new baby girl was born to Garrett and Corinn Parker of Coupeville: Avery Elysabeth Rose Parker. Avery was born on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 and weighed 7 pounds, and 4 ounces.

Island County looks to revive construction debris recycling

  • May 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

Island County is looking to revive a program that would recycle and repurpose debris from construction sites.

Concrete mostly poured, Second Street project set to wrap in June

  • May 3, 2014 at 2:00PM updated May 4, 2014 at 11:23AM

Trucks and backhoes and tractors are parked on Second Street, and that’s about it in the fifth month of the major overhaul of the Langley road.

Rally lands South Whidbey Falcons home baseball playoff game

  • May 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

South Whidbey’s baseball players were all smiles and hugs after pulling out a 5-4 rally win in their final regular season home game.

“… with everlasting kindness…” | RELIGION NOTES

  • May 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Christian Science service will consider the views of the Creator as good, but as somehow willing to condemn and punish at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 4, at 15910 Highway 525.

First responders to fill Island County need for fire inspections

  • May 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

Fire districts will now perform fire inspections for Island County, a service that was provided infrequently following staffing cuts in 2009.

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