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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Cary Peterson led the way mentally, physically

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, When does something really begin? It is like the old adage, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” So many times when working on a community project there are differing points of view of its true beginning. In retrospect, does it really matter? What does matter is the one who did the heavy lifting, the one who both mentally and physically led the effort. The “who” for me is/was Cary Peterson.

Langley art project aims to promote global friendship

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Walking along First Street or Cascade Avenue in Langley recently, passersby may have noticed a colorful new 150-foot-long art installation.

NOTABLE | Students reconnect with retired teacher 58 years later on South End

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

The impact of one teacher, now retired and living on South Whidbey, resonated over the past five decades with a few students.

The voice of a bank robber? Police release recording of 911 ruse

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:03PM

The Island County Sheriff's Office today released a recording of what detectives believe was a phony 9-1-1 call used as a diversionary tactic in Monday's Clinton bank robbery.

SLIDESHOW | Falcon football loses Bucket, rivalry to Wolves

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey lost a 21-13 halftime lead to Coupeville in a non-league football game Friday, Sept. 5 at Coupeville High School. The Wolves came back in the second half to win 35-28 and regain the rivalry trophy, The Bucket.

Sheriff's Report

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

KUDOS | Open class exhibition award winners at the Whidbey Island Area Fair

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

The following are winners of the open class exhibition categories of the Whidbey Island Area Fair.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island Shakespeare Festival was awesome

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, Growing up in England I was spoiled with fantastic Shakespeare — seeing luminaries such as Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith and Judi Dench on stage when in college in London. So as a well-seasoned theatergoer I’m writing to applaud Island Shakespeare Festival for a wonderful season.

Researchers find no tsunami evidence, just one big Whidbey earthquake

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Researchers search for tsunami evidence in two Whidbey Island locations have come up empty.

MAYOR'S BEAT | On and off the radar — mayor reveals city happenings

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

When I was a military pilot, occasionally an unidentified aircraft would pop up on radar that was not in contact with an air traffic controller and didn’t have its transponder turned on. This would cause consternation to controllers and was certainly a source of piqued interest for other pilots flying in the area and in radar contact.

Volunteers to spruce up Bayview cemetery

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on South Whidbey will once again host its annual day of service and remembrance Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Honor the fallen on Patriot Day

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, The South Whidbey American Legion Auxiliary of Post 141 would like to remind our citizens that September 11th is now known as Patriot Day in remembrance of the 2,977 victims of the terrorist attacks in New York.

Retired dentist dies in unexplained fire

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

A former Coupeville dentist was killed in a fire at his Central Whidbey Island home early Saturday morning.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Don’t forget about “Our 33” on 9/11

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, “Our 33.” As the Nation begins to prepare for 9/11, a horrendous date in history, may we remember 33 murdered comrades who exhibited incredible courage and bravery and yet never seem to be mentioned and honored. Our 33 were described as “plus crew” in most of the stories written that day.

Deadline looms for Glendale beach

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust has announced they need to raise $314,450 by Sept. 30 to be able to purchase 420 feet of low-bank beach and forested uplands at Glendale on southeast Whidbey. The beach is at the mouth of Glendale Creek, one of only two salmon streams on Whidbey, according to a Land Trust press release.

SLIDESHOW | Falcon volleyball makes quick work of rival Wolves

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 1:00PM

South Whidbey volleyball bested its island rival Coupeville in straight sets, 25-8, 25-16, 25-12 on Sept. 9.

Transportation, capital plans OK’d by Island County commissioners

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 3:58PM

Two six-year plans, for capital improvement and transportation, were adopted Monday by Island County commissioners during the board’s regular business meeting.

South Whidbey alumna claims volleyball MVP honor at Central Washington

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

Linden Firethorne torched the competitors at the Hampton Inn Wildcat Volleyball Invitational last weekend for the Central Washington Wildcats.

Port of South Whidbey moves forward with fair study plans

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

Following through with a board consensus last month to study any fairgrounds management proposal carefully, Port of South Whidbey commissioners Tuesday agreed to seek county and state grants to fund an in-depth study.

Where there’s WILL there’s a way: Community investor program offers viable lending alternative

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 6:00PM

A quiet and relatively new community-backed financing program, WILL offers islanders with insufficient or poor credit history a chance to secure low or even 0-percent interest loans. Lacking many of the requirements and hurdles common with banks, lending can be accomplished quickly and is contingent more on a great idea and a solid business plan than insufficient credit history.

Wolves nip Falcon girls soccer start

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 6:00PM

Coupeville won the girls soccer match against rival South Whidbey 2-1 on Tuesday.

Ferries division considers late-night Clinton cuts

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 6:00PM

Anyone hoping to catch a late-night ferry back to Whidbey Island in the future may be out of luck.

Whidbey Pregnancy Care Clinic to hold 2-mile walk for wee ones

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Pregnancy Care Clinic will host its annual 2-mile Walk for the Wee Ones at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 in downtown Langley. The walk is a fundraising event to benefit the clinic, which provides free and confidential services to expectant mothers and families including ultrasound scans, counseling, classes and pregnancy testing.

EDITORIAL | WILL is an inspiration, example for others

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

Grumbling about the economy, taxes and the ever increasing cost of gummy bears is a pastime common the globe over. Whether home is the South of France, Beijing, a hut in the Sahara or Whidbey Island, people just love to complain about finances.

Transit leaders vow to re-examine free-fare service

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

Island Transit will hire an outside consultant to conduct a study on whether it makes sense to charge fares on buses.

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