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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

South Whidbey fire district passes federal audit

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

The U.S. government says South Whidbey Fire/EMS is in the clear after an audit for the $356,000 used to buy a new marine response vessel.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Sign vandals won’t hinder free speech

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, What is wrong with people these days? What happened to free speech? Why is it that vandals tore down all the Democratic candidate signs nailed to my fence?

Oyster Run brings traffic bump

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Whidbey Island residents should expect to see a whole lotta hogs on the roads this weekend.

SLIDESHOW | Stelling, Peterson power Falcon tennis past rival Wolves

  • Sep 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey boys tennis defeated Coupeville 4-1 on Sept. 25 at South Whidbey High School.

South Whidbey School Board candidate interviews Wednesday

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Two candidates will vie for the favor of the South Whidbey School District Board of Directors and the appointment to the District 2 seat on Wednesday. The selected interim school director will hold the position until the next election in Nov. 2015.

Saratoga Orchestra raises curtain on new season

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Saratoga Orchestra, now in its eighth season, will present its first concert of the 2014-15 season, entitled “Curtains Up!”

Langley officials search for solutions to ongoing city pub noise problems

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Langley’s city leaders are looking for answers to the persistent problem of noise complaints about Mo’s Pub and Eatery. Over the next few months, the city will look at ways to resolve neighbor complaints which Mayor Fred McCarthy categorized as “chronic problems we are hearing at Mo’s.” Fall and winter months are ideal, said McCarthy, because the pub will be less busy, allowing for a reprieve for both parties.

Empty Bowl Soup Night returns for Good Cheer

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

A night of soup will benefit Good Cheer Food Bank’s fresh produce program.

Orca calf likely dead, scientists say

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 2:33PM

South Whidbey’s orca community is mourning what appears to be the loss of a new calf. The Center for Whale Research confirmed that seven-week-old baby L120, the third known offspring of the 23-year old Southern Resident orca L86, was not with his or her mother when L pod was photographed recently in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Poinsettia sale for senior center, Good Cheer Food Bank ends soon

  • Oct 21, 2014 at 6:00PM

Sunday is the last day to support South Whidbey High School band and choir students’ annual poinsettia sale.

EDITORIAL | Jacks, Grone, Crider right for county seats

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 6:00AM

Last-minute voters, time is running out. Ballots were mailed last week and the clock is steadily ticking down to the Nov. 4 general election. For those who haven’t had the chance to dive into the issues, get to know the candidates, or are still wrestling with the right decisions, here’s who we think deserves your vote.

KUDOS | Greenbank artist chosen to show works at La Conner museum

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

Greenbank artist Kathleen Otley was chosen for an Invitational Show by La Conner’s Museum of Northwest Art. Otley’s willow wall sculptures will be presented at the 30th annual Arts Alive! Invitational Show in La Conner on Halloween and Dia de los Muertos weekend.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | I-594 is sensible, right for state

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, There is a lot of misinformation about state Initiatives 594 and 591, both of which will be on our 2014 ballot. Purpose of I-594 The goal is to prevent criminals from purchasing guns. Nowhere in I-594 is there any language about the confiscation of guns. I-594 merely closes a loophole in the existing criminal background check system. Right now anyone who buys a gun from a licensed dealer in Washington has to go through a criminal background check.

Red Wolves fend off upstart Falcons’ fourth-quarter rally

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

Cedarcrest withstood South Whidbey football’s furious fourth-quarter charge for a 22-20 win Friday night.

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