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Graduates haul in scholarships from Whidbey Island groups

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Dozens of South Whidbey High School seniors were awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships from local groups and donors at a ceremony May 29. Here are the scholarships, the amounts and their recipients.

Marks tapped as Langley Police chief

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Nine months of running the Langley Police Department and nine years with the city was enough to convince Mayor Fred McCarthy and the Langley City Council that Dave Marks was their man.

South Whidbey senior girls set relay school record

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

Embracing long after their race, the joy of a fourth-place finish in the girls 1,600-meter relay lingered for the Falcons at the state 1A track and field championship.

Commissioner candidate Jacks cleared by PDC

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has cleared Island County commissioner candidate Karla Jacks of violating fundraising requirements.

Radisch, Weeks finish state tournament in seventh place

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 12:00PM

Amelia Weeks and Tess Radisch finished their South Whidbey girls tennis careers Saturday as the state’s seventh-place 1A doubles team.

Langley Second Street planting to begin, Main Street seeks volunteers

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 12:54PM

Plants are ready to go in the ground in newly created bump-outs on Second Street, and Langley Main Street Association is on the hunt for experienced gardening volunteers willing to help. The 18 bump-outs added during the Second Street construction project will create a showcase green streetscape aimed at encouraging visitors to spend more time enjoying Langley.

Two Navy men die in kayaking accident near Libbey Beach

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 12:00PM

Two active-duty Navy men were killed over the weekend in a kayaking accident on the west side of Whidbey Island, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Industry changes force Whidbey Telecom layoffs

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 2:00PM

Whidbey Telecom announced it will cut 17 jobs from its roster this month.

Redemption song: South Whidbey Academy speaker made extra year count

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 5, 2014 at 9:28AM

Going back to school was totally worth it for Cassie Marcial. She will stride across the stage at Thomas Berry Hall on Thursday, step to the lectern and address her South Whidbey Academy peers, teachers, friends and family as the class speaker. The most important thing for Marcial, 19, will be the look on her father’s face — the same look he had years ago when her sister, Crystal, graduated and was the first person in their immediate family to graduate from high school in the United States of America.

Chum Run returns: 17th 5K, fun run events aim for excitement, school track revenue

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 4:00PM

It’s back. Following a one-year hiatus, the 17th 5K Chum Run kicks off this weekend and is expected to once again attract a cadre of participants, from hardcore athletes bent on personal glory to superhero-clad runners out for an afternoon of fun with friends.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Go forth, graduates, and consider returning

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 6:00PM

Graduation, it’s finally arrived. It’s what seniors have been waiting for, and what parents have secretly dreaded. Or, perhaps for some families it’s the other way around. Let’s just say it’s when kids become adults and it’s the time for parents to let go … wait, I might have that backwards again.

South End granddaughter earns equestrian medal

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 4:14PM

Elle Tilkin, a sophomore at Hockinson High School in the Vancouver, Wash., area, earned the High Point Individual Versatility Gold Medal at the recent Washington Association of High School Equestrian Teams state finals held at the Lynden Fairgrounds.

South Whidbey Academy class of 2014

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 4:08PM

A breezy, 90-minute ceremony Thursday belied the long, winding path seven South Whidbey Academy graduates took to earn their diplomas.

Students from South Whidbey raise $1,080 for Red Cross Oso assistance

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 6:00PM

Students in Leslie Woods’ South Whidbey Elementary School class raised $1,080 to aid the victims of the Oso mudslide.

Six Falcons named to all-league boys soccer teams

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 6:00PM

More than half of the starting lineup for the South Whidbey boys soccer team was named to the all-Cascade Conference first and second team this season.

Detective placed on leave for assault allegations

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

A detective with the Island County Sheriff’s Office was placed on administrative leave after being accused of assaulting a citizen during a traffic stop. Undersheriff Kelly Mauck said the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a criminal investigation of the allegation.

South Whidbey passenger ferry gets funding

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Port District of South Whidbey Island will receive $130,000 in 2013 Rural County Economic Development Funds.

Team prepares to weigh historic anchor off Whidbey Island

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

If it’s what a team of treasure hunters hope, an artifact connected with the Pacific Northwest’s most famous European explorer will leave the seafloor for the first time in over two centuries next week.

Walking for children, walking for his future

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

Cameron Coupe has an easy smile, one that flashes often during a short jaunt through 50 yards of trail at South Whidbey Community Park.

South Whidbey teacher, volunteer awards doled out

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey’s parent-teacher associations honored several teachers and volunteers with Golden Apple and Acorn awards at a ceremony recently.

Education descends from heavens, inspires South Whidbey Elementary School students

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 8:00AM

Education and possibility soared to new heights at South Whidbey Elementary School this week.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Confessions from a bunny killer

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

I ran over a rabbit on the way to work this week. Hitting wildlife seems to be a rite of passage for Whidbey Islanders, but I still feel like scum. It wasn’t a deer, but why couldn’t it have been a caterpillar?

South Whidbey son gets doctorate candidacy

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Matthew Idso, a 2008 South Whidbey High School graduate, was recently awarded doctorate candidacy in chemical engineering at the University of California.

Navy airfield tensions flair at Larsen campaign event in Coupeville

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 2:00PM

A Coupeville-based group took over a campaign kickoff event for Congressman Rick Larsen Tuesday by demanding he address the topic of jet noise.

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