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EDITOR'S COLUMN | Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 10:00AM

It’s Thursday morning and weather forecasters have just announced some of the best news of the month, possibly the entire year. Snow is predicted later today.

Wolves nip Falcon girls basketball team's postseason chance

  • Dec 22, 2013 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey’s girls basketball team suffered a stinging 42-27 defeat to island rival Coupeville on Tuesday night.

Christmas Eve at Langley Methodist | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 8:00AM

Langley United Methodist Church will offer two Christmas Eve Services on Tuesday, Dec. 24. “Come to the Manger” begins at 4:30 p.m. and is an informal service designed with young children in mind. Wiggles are okay here. Pastor Mary Boyd helps families tell the story of the baby born in Bethlehem, with lots of carol singing included.

Navy gears up to resume touch-and-goes at OLF with fewer operations

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

A Coupeville-based group that sued the Navy in July over jet noise is claiming that Outlying Field Coupeville is not as essential as the Navy claims.

Cold snap damages South Whidbey fields

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 9:00AM

The recent cold snap that left much of South Whidbey in freezing temperatures was partially responsible for damage to the soccer fields at the Sports Complex.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Ryan’s House for Youth counts its blessings

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, Ryan’s House for Youth is extremely grateful for the overwhelming generosity and support of the community island-wide over recent months. These contributions of time, goods, services, and funds mean that the most vulnerable of our youth will continue to receive shelter, with the support of caring adults, and can successfully complete their schooling.

Naughty or nice, fireman Chris Blasko is there for you

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 10:00AM

Don’t tell the kids, but when Santa rides through the neighborhoods atop the red South Whidbey Fire/EMS fire engine, he gets a little help from Chris Blasko.

Ferry floats from Freeland at last

  • Dec 23, 2013 at 10:55AM

The superstructure of the Samish, Washington's newest 144-car ferry, left Holmes Harbor this morning aboard a 340-foot-long barge.

Weekly prayer at St. Hubert’s | RELIGION NOTES

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 8:00AM

St. Hubert Catholic Church has a weekly prayer group that meets Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The group is currently focusing on growth in the Holy Spirit and the book, “There’s always more, expecting new fire,” by Sister Nancy Keller.

Langley daughter announces engagement | MATRIMONY

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

Gail Pierce and Gary Magdalik of Langley and Joan and Randy Olson of Bellingham are happy to announce the engagement of their children, Sara Pierce-Magdalik and Craig Olson.

Genuine Picasso comes to Greenbank Farm gallery

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

A work by the world-renowned artist Pablo Picasso is now on display on Central Whidbey.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Much to be grateful for, when you look

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

Editor, Sometimes in the midst of hectic schedules or despair, we forget to look around us, but we are privileged to live in an imperfect place where: — Beauty is a benchmark for other places.

Man armed with shotgun invades South Whidbey residence

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 10:21AM

A masked man broke into a South Whidbey home and robbed a residence at gunpoint last night.

South Whidbey fire district changes date for first meeting in 2014

  • Dec 24, 2013 at 10:00AM

Commissioners of South Whidbey Fire/EMS have changed the date of their first meeting in 2014. The meeting will be Jan. 14, five days after the originally scheduled meeting date.

Old South Whidbey Parks tractor traded for brush attachment

  • Dec 20, 2013 at 4:33PM

South Whidbey Parks leaders were seeing green after a proposed trade was essentially a $3,000 bonus for the district.

Whidbey birders, authors connect children with nature in new book

  • Dec 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

Freeland residents Joy and Craig Johnson have pecked out a new book for up and coming birders.

Falcon boys hoops grabs first win over rival Wolves

  • Dec 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

One huge quarter lifted the Falcon boys over the island-rival Wolves 67-53 on Tuesday night in Coupeville.

Ferries floats wait prediction program

  • Dec 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

Ferry commuters to Whidbey Island can now check the wait at the Clinton, Mukilteo, Port Townsend and Coupeville ferry terminals online.

Big giving comes in all sizes: Whidbey boy exemplifies holiday spirit

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Dec 30, 2013 at 11:59AM

Weston John Dill bounces around, fidgets, laughs, speaks loudly and does all the other things one would expect from an antsy 4-year-old boy.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 9:15AM

Atticus De Wayne Tucker Joe and Candace Tucker welcomed a new baby boy, Atticus De Wayne Tucker, to the world on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Atticus weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

Two citizen groups take aim at Commissioner Johnson

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 9:20AM

Representatives of two citizens groups that complained about Navy jet noise took aim at Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson on Monday.

EDITORIAL | This Christmas, we wish for ...

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

It’s Christmas morning and people all over the world are opening presents. While the true joy of this tradition is in the giving, getting is fun too. Here’s what we were hoping to find under the tree.

Polar Bear Plunge to congest roads

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 10:20AM

The following road and locations may be affected by vehicles and pedestrians attending the Polar Bear Plunge.

MAYOR'S BEAT | Centennial reflections

  • Dec 26, 2013 at 10:26AM

As Langley’s Centennial Year of 2013 draws to a close, there were many things in the city that were accomplished. Our Centennial year was characterized by the dedicated volunteer efforts of many people who gave generously of their time, talent and treasure to the city. It’s always risky to name individuals because inevitably someone important will be left out, but here goes anyway.

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