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SLIDESHOW | Falcon volleyball rally falls short against Lady Knights

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 5:00PM

South Whidbey roared back from an 0-2 deficit and forced King's into a five-set match Tuesday.

Driver and son OK after rollover on Bush Point Road

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 5:17PM

A father and son heading home from a successful day of fishing off Bush Point fell victim to heavy rain and slick streets Friday afternoon.

King’s volleyball survives five-set scare from South Whidbey

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:00PM

Mandy Jones beamed with pride after her South Whidbey volleyball team lost 3-2 to King’s on Tuesday.

NOTABLE | Greenbank author debuts first YA novel, ‘Night Plague’

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:00PM

Andrea Rieck, a 24-year-old resident of Greenbank and alumnus of South Whidbey Academy, recently published her first novel, “Night Plague.”

Whidbey fair group seeks lease extension

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:51PM

The Island County Fair Association has requested that its current lease on the fairground property be extended until April 1, 2015 to allow county leadership time to discuss the property’s future. Island County commissioners will discuss the request, received by letter Aug. 27, at today’s regular work session.

Attendance, accuracy top issues in treasurer’s race

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Attendance and accuracy seem to be the top two issues for former co-workers and Island County treasurer candidates Wanda Grone and Ana Maria Nuñez.

Falcon XC teams make 1A coaches rankings

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

South Whidbey cross country teams have made an impression on the 1A coaches in Washington.

RELIGION NOTES | Paying attention to living at Unity

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

Beverly Graham will give the talk “It’s a long walk back to Eden baby; try not to sweat the small stuff” at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Unity of Whidbey, 5671 Crawford Road.

Oak Harbor mayor, transit board spar at tense meeting

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

The leadership of Island Transit continued down a bumpy road this week. The embattled board of directors held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss a leadership transition after Executive Director Martha Rose quit last Friday.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Police are a scapegoat for frustration, fear

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

Cops and robbers, drugs and burglaries — it’s what everyone’s talking about. Or more precisely, it’s what everyone has been talking about, and not just over the past few months but for more than a year.

Murphy, King’s blank Falcon girls soccer

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

Archbishop Murphy soundly stayed atop the Cascade Conference standings with a 6-0 drubbing of South Whidbey on Tuesday.

RELIGION NOTES | Apostle worried for people

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey Community Church Pastor Darrell Wenzek will give the sermon “A Message for Israel” at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road.

NOTABLE | Jay W. Jacobs pens courtroom drama “The Widow Wave”

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 10:00AM

Coupeville resident Jay W. Jacobs recently penned a new novel, “The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea” about The Aloha, a sport fishing boat, which vanished in the Pacific Ocean off of the coast of San Francisco.

KUDOS | More than $26,000 distributed to local charities

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

More than $26,000 was distributed to Whidbey charities on Sept. 21 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland.

RELIGION NOTES | Worship with the Quakers

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

“We are a people that follow after those things that make for peace, love, and unity,” according to early Quaker Margaret Fell.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Martha Rose was lynched by McCarthyism mob

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, Yesterday I witnessed a vigilante mob lynch an outstanding public servant.

Weekend ride may cause Whidbey traffic congestion

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:48PM

Drivers should prepare for lots of bicyclists on the roads of Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties this weekend as the Bike MS Deception Pass Classic is Sept. 6-7, the state Department of Transportation announced Thursday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Turkey to South End, the big world seemed small

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 2:00PM

Editor, Many of us on South Whidbey happily gave financial support to send our Atlantis ROV team on their successful trip abroad this summer. We, for example, donated a Turkish rug for the fundraiser.

RELIGION NOTES | Chants, sacred silence, prayer

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 2:00PM

A Taizé prayer service will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 804 Third St., Langley.

Early budget restores jobs, seeks technology upgrades

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 2:00PM

Island County’s early budget draft aims to restore a number of positions and pushes to upgrade technologies. A public hearing for the budget draft has been set for 6 p.m. Oct. 6.

Landslide, tree knocks out power

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

A small landslide sent a tree into the powerlines in the Hastings Road area of Clinton on Friday morning, knocking out power to dozens of eastside water-view homes.

Writers convene for 16th annual Whidbey Island conference

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

From his room in a hospice care facility, Joe Rantz related his tale — a story rife with the turmoil of abandonment and The Great Depression and a story glistening with the gold-medal victory of his 1936 Olympic rowing team’s win against aristocrats and the Nazi state.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Arts Alive event was awesome

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, Kudos to Langley, the Langley Main Street Association and especially Rene Neff and Colin Campbell.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Clinton picnic was a community success

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, Reporter Ben Watanabe got it right when he quoted one of us saying at Clinton’s First Annual Town Picnic that “we went through 120 hamburgers in a hurry.” Yes, those lamb burgers went fast but that was besides the pulled pork, beef burgers and dozens of hotdogs that went atop another 150 plates. We, the planning committee, know all too well these details because, alas, we did run out of food, but not before serving about 270 folks.

New student rep joins South Whidbey School District board

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 4:00PM

Reganne Brown took her oath as the new student representative for the South Whidbey School District board.

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