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Former Oak Harbor coach to lead South Whidbey boys hoops

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

In Arthurian legend, a seat at the fabled Round Table called the Siege Perilous would destroy any knight who tried to occupy it.

Freeland sewer district eyes future treatment plant property

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

The effort to create sewers in Freeland has taken a small step forward.

Whidbey leaders call public meeting to combat drugs, crime

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00PM

Ongoing property crime and its link to drug use have spurred community leaders to plan a public meeting in Langley next week.

WICA gala, auction features hot-ticket items

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts will host its 18th annual Star Gala and Auction entitled “I Believe,” on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Environmental review ends for proposed new Mukilteo ferry terminal

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 4:00PM

An environmental review of the proposed Mukilteo ferry terminal is officially completed. With the Federal Transit Administration’s Record of Decision, the state Department of Transportation, Ferries Division can move on to the terminal’s design.

Longtime South Whidbey school board member Fred O’Neal resigns

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 5:00PM

Fred O’Neal, a longtime South Whidbey School District board member, handed in his resignation at the school board meeting Wednesday night.

South Whidbey educator in hospital following rollover car crash

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 5:21PM

Teresa Wheeler, a teacher for South Whidbey School District, is presently in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center according to the assistant director of the Media and Communication department, Susan Gregg.

PUBLISHER'S COLUMN | Opinion page meant for variety of views

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 6:00PM

Funny thing about opinions — we don’t always have to agree with them. Such is the case with letters to the editor and editorial cartoons. I received a letter last week from a newer Whidbey News-Times reader who didn’t like recent letters critical of President Obama. He said the writers’ comments were “tired” and “cliché.”

Need a lift? Langley looking at elevator, bridge view impact on Cascade

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 7:00AM updated Sep 1, 2014 at 7:37PM

Renderings of a bridge and elevator give a glimpse at what Cascade Avenue in Langley may look like.

Alleged bank robber from Whidbey caught

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

A former Whidbey Island resident made a name for himself this summer. They call him the Alabama Band Bandit.

Island Transit chief ‘retires’

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 8:55AM

The embattled executive director of Island Transit quit Friday after a tense meeting with the board of directors and an hour-long executive session.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Petrish is in the running for state Legislature

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Editor, In case you hadn’t noticed, there is a newcomer to the state political scene who finished second in the primary race for state representative in the 10th Legislative District. His name is Nick Petrish.

DockStock draws 40-plus boats to South Whidbey Harbor at Langley

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Langley hosted 44 boats, ranging from 20-foot pleasure crafts to 66-foot yachts for the sixth annual DockStock at South Whidbey Harbor.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Local sponsors were integral to fair events

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Since the end of this year’s wonderful fair, there has been some well-deserved recognition of the hundreds of volunteer hours that go in to making the fair what it is every year.

Whidbey woodworkers show at Woodpalooza

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

If a tree falls in a Whidbey forest, Pat McVay will hear it.

Birds, cats, dogs and llamas from the Whidbey fair 4-H events

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

The following are results in the 4-H events and exhibits from the Whidbey Island Area Fair.

Hospital, athletic club offer low-cost blood screenings

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 8, 2014 at 12:50PM

Whidbey General Hospital and Island Athletic Club are teaming up to promote community wellness by offering a low-cost Cholesterol/Triglyceride/Blood Sugar screenings. Screenings will be offered Sept. 17-18 and 24-25.

Coalition aims to help Whidbey veterans

  • Today at 4:00PM

Island County will join with all Washington counties in the creation of regional coalitions to address a rising population of veterans in crisis. The number of veterans in crisis will continue to rise, according to Island County Veteran Services Coordinator Gerald Pfannenstiel.

There can be only one Mr. South Whidbey

  • Today at 4:00PM

The ninth annual Mr. South Whidbey pageant will contain all of the traditional elements such as Q&A and talent presentations, though as usual, contestants such as Gilbert may have their own surprises planned. The pageant will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Freeland Hall. Tickets cost $25 and may be purchased at Moonraker Books in Langley or Paint Escape in Freeland.

Democrats speak at Clover Patch

  • Today at 6:00PM

Twenty-five people crowded into Neil’s Clover Patch Café in Bayview on Sunday to hear from candidates seeking election to local offices this November. Speakers included Karla Jacks, candidate for Island County commissioner District 3; Ana Maria Nuñez, incumbent for Island County treasurer; and Nick Petrish, who is vying for State Representative in the 10th Legislative District.

Attentive neighbor rescues South Whidbey man squashed by stone

  • Today at 6:00PM

A Clinton man considers himself lucky to be alive after being crushed by 400-pound granite slab.

Clinton bank robber makes getaway in employee's vehicle

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:37PM

Wells Fargo in Clinton was robbed this morning. The Island County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release that the bank was hit by a lone gunman. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, and used a bank employee's vehicle as a getaway car.

Marysville man jumps from Clinton-Mukilteo ferry

  • Jul 13, 2009 at 8:42AM updated Jul 17, 2009 at 10:48AM

A 62-year-old Marysville resident parked his 1978 Chevrolet pickup on board the midnight ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton and jumped overboard Sunday.

Sammamish’s Drew Magill outruns pack to win triathlon

  • Aug 4, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Aug 5, 2009 at 9:48AM

Whether they were part of a team or did the whole course, there was unanimous praise for Saturday’s Whidbey Island Triathlon.

Elected officials make budget demands

  • Nov 6, 2009 at 3:00PM updated Nov 9, 2009 at 9:59AM

Six elected Island County officials signed onto a stinging open letter to the county commissioners, demanding that they take certain steps before making cuts in their departments to plug the $1.2 million shortfall in the 2010 general fund budget.

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