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Langley promises involvement in future fairgrounds plan

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Langley City Council formally approved the city’s involvement in whatever developments may come to the Island County Fairgrounds. At present, the county has a property manager secured until April in the Island County Fair Association. Earlier this summer, the association appeared prepared to walk away from its contract to run the property in exchange for use of the grounds for the annual fair and other events. Its leaders said the costs to maintain the property were too great.

RELIGION NOTES | Unity embraces the unknown

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Rev. Joanna Gabriel will explore how conscious beings come to understand that they discover their true selves by meeting life head-on at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, Unity of Whidbey, 5671 Crawford Road.

RELIGION NOTES | SWCC considers ministry

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Good people have been involved in carrying on the ministry began by Jesus Christ. Pastor Darrell Wenzek’s sermon at the 10 a.m. service Sunday, Aug. 24 highlights one of these people with the sermon title, “The Ministry of a Good Man.”

Dirlam | New arrival

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Dirlam Johnathon Michael Lee Dirlam, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, was born Aug. 8, 2014. He is the son of Michael Dirlam and Ashley Soderstrom of Langley.

RELIGION NOTES | Clarity in God as the one mind

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

On Sunday, Aug. 24, the Christian Science service explores Jesus’ teachings that everyone has unlimited access to clarity of thought and wisdom because God is the one Mind, omniscient and omni-present. Everyone is welcome to the service at 10:30 a.m. at 15910 Highway 525 (just north of Bayview and across from Useless Bay Road).

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Naked appreciation for write-in election coverage

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, This is a letter to Reporter Jessie Stensland: Thank you for introducing me to my public and securing me my 15 minutes of fame, or is it notoriety? Too bad all the write-ins didn’t pal up, one of us could have been a contender

RELIGION NOTES | Christian Science prays over climate

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

“CLIMATE CHANGE: HOW PRAYER CAN HELP” is the topic of the next audio chat, hosted by the Christian Science Reading Room at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Treasurer thankful for citizens’ support

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, I would like take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Island County who voted for me in the primary election to retain my seat as Island County treasurer. I am humbled by the trust and support given to me by the citizens of Whidbey and Camano Islands. I do not and will not ever take my position as the Island County treasurer lightly. This is a position of trust and the citizens have shown their trust in me by casting the largest amount of votes out of the three opponents in this race in my name. I pledge to never let you down.

Users ask for more float length at Possession Beach

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Aug 25, 2014 at 8:18AM

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners sang the same song regarding the Possession Beach boat ramp at a special meeting Tuesday.

Sheriff's office seeks burglary suspect Christian Shorey

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 2:29PM

The Island County Sheriff's Office is looking for Christian Shorey, wanted for burglary.

Long history of Freeland Hall recalled at centennial

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 4:00PM

Freeland Hall was built as a venue for unity and support in a budding community — a place where the First Thursday Club, which eventually joined with the Community Activity Club to form the existing Holmes Harbor Activities Club, could meet to discuss issues of the day, and a place where hundreds of families would come to gather to celebrate matrimony, important achievements, birthdays and life throughout the years.

Charli-Parker Edwards | New arrival

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 5:00PM

Charli-Parker Edwards was born to Jenny Rose Gleason and Jamare Edwards on Monday Aug. 4, 2014. She weighed 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 22 inches long at birth. Her grandparents are Marilynn and John Norby of Langley, Jim Gleason and Lea Paradise of Freeland and Mary Ellen Miller of Antioch, Calif.

Whidbey woman rings in 81st birthday with skydive

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 6:00PM

Dorothy Bell’s recovery from a serious car crash many years ago gave her an adventurous spirit and an appreciation for life. And in keeping with that spirit, Bell lived out a dream Saturday when she jumped out of an airplane on her birthday.

Helpers abound at meal packaging for Children of the Nations

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 7:00PM

These girls from the South Whidbey High School volleyball program helped out at the Children of the Nations meal packaging event held Friday and Saturday at the Island Church of Whidbey in Langley.

HUB angling to get Whidbey Island kids hooked on fishing

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 2:32PM

A bunch of people on Whidbey Island are hoping they can soon put the adage “Teach a man to fish” and apply it to a few dozen children.

New hires, teacher/principal evaluation policy up for South Whidbey school board approval

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The South Whidbey School District will welcome seven new staff members for the 2014-15 school year tonight. The board will also read and discuss a proposed change to the policy regarding staff evaluation procedures. The board proposes to change the wording of the evaluation procedure document to read that evaluations of non-administrative certificated staff performance “shall be done in compliance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement with [South Whidbey Education Association].”

Island County Commissioners delay fish and wildlife protections

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at the Island County commissioners meeting.

Kake return to Ebey’s Landing after 157 years

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

Michael Ferri, a museum volunteer and local history buff, picked up the phone, listened to the voice of a young woman and couldn’t believe his ears. She told him she was a member of a Native American Indian tribe in Southeast Alaska known as the Kake and she wanted to bring some of the tribe’s elders on a visit to Coupeville, a place that held historic significance to her people.

Betts appointed to Island County Law & Justice Council amid disagreement over term length

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

Commissioners appointed a new member of the Law and Justice Council for an unusually long term despite opposition from Commissioner Helen Price Johnson. Gerald Betts was appointed to the council last week for a term that begins immediately and runs through February 2017, a two year and six month appointment.

EDITORIAL | Public trust erodes as transit leaders wait

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

We had hoped by now that the executive director of Island Transit would either have tendered her resignation, or the Island Transit board of directors would have removed her from the key position.

Nearly one-third of SWHS student body plays fall sports

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

More than one-third of South Whidbey High School’s students are registered to play fall sports this year.

Parks board passes on purchase of more Trustland Trails land

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00AM

The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District passed on buying 10 acres of potential trail land.

WAIF Wag ‘n’ Walk benefits homeless Whidbey animals

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Tails wagged and paws walked on the fields at the annual Wag ‘n’ Walk event at Greenbank Farm on Sunday, Aug. 24.

More results from the Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H events

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

The following is a selection of results from the Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H events and exhibits.

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