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Cascade bluff funicular revived

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

The funicular is back. Maybe. Criticism over the view impacts of a bridge and elevator tower to shuttle people from Cascade Avenue down to South Whidbey Harbor in Langley has city officials reconsidering the original proposal, according to Langley Mayor Fred McCarthy.

Search for first win goes on for Falcon girls soccer

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

King’s cruised to a 6-1 victory over South Whidbey in a Cascade Conference girls soccer match Thursday night.

Dog House owners seek renovation

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

An hour-long meeting between the owners of the Dog House Tavern and Langley’s mayor and planning director has them all back to where they started more than a year ago: renovation and restoration.

Vaughan backs out of Island Transit director application

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Island County Commissioner Aubrey Vaughan announced at the Island Transit meeting last week he would seek the organization’s top job, but he appears to have had a change of heart over the weekend.

SLIDESHOW | Falcon volleyball upsets Lady Knights in five sets

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey rallied from 2-1 in a Cascade Conference volleyball match against third-place King's to win 3-2 on the Lady Knights' home court, Mike Martin Gym, on Oct. 16.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Hannold’s Navy background will serve us well

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I am voting for Rick Hannold for Island County commissioner, District 3, in November. I hope many of you will join me, as well. Hannold, a retired Navy chief petty officer with many years of solid executive experience, will bring much needed fiscal sobriety to our county commission.

Falcon XC places second behind King’s in postseason tuneup

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

King’s cross country teams narrowly edged South Whidbey’s on Thursday in a Cascade Conference meet in Granite Falls.

Barnyard Bingo proves a success at M-Bar-C Ranch Barn Sale

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

Dave Christensen from Port Townsend was deemed the winner of the M-Bar-C Ranch Barnyard Bingo, an event which took place as part of the ranch’s annual Barn Sale Fundraiser.

Take this dance: Argentine tango class teaches movement as well as connection

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 12:00PM

A stanza of rich and vital music ascends from the speakers, breaking the evening silence at Bayview Corner; four couples silently take to the studio floor, keeping time with one another’s precise steps and slight sways as if attuned to the notes as by one another’s energy.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Imagine ‘I rode the whale to Langley’

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 1:00PM

Funicular — it’s as much fun to say as it is to contemplate, and it appears the concept is back on the table in Langley.

Whidbey General Hospital prepares for Ebola

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00PM

With cases of Ebola now reported in the United States, Whidbey General Hospital is joining hospitals across the country in preparing to receive patients afflicted with the disease.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Hannold will protect Navy base

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, Do you have a job in Island County, own a home, enjoy a variety of retail outlets, or just appreciate the stable local economy? If your answer is yes and you want them to remain economically safe you should be concerned with the County Commissioner’s race.

Clinton Community Council wants to hear what should be done at next meeting

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00PM

Anyone with a stake in Clinton or interest in seeing what has happened, and can happen, should make their way to the Clinton Community Council meeting Thursday, Oct. 23.

Hadden selected for school board seat

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 4:00PM

Julie Hadden has been appointed to the South Whidbey School District Board of Directors. At a special meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the South Whidbey Elementary School community room, the school board voted unanimously to elect Hadden as the new district 2 board member.

2015 Port of South Whidbey budget should end in black

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 4:00PM

Port of South Whidbey officials expect to break even next year. The commissioners will hold a public hearing today, Wednesday Nov. 12, on the 2015 budget during the board’s regular monthly meeting. Although usually held Tuesdays, the meeting was rescheduled due to Veterans Day and begins at 7 p.m. at the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation Building, 5475 Maxwelton Road, Langley.

Langley Library hosts reading of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas’ works

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 4:00PM

The Langley Library will host a reading of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas’ works in celebration of his centennial year. The reading will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14.

Island Consort launches new season

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Whidbey’s early music ensemble, Island Consort, will launch its second season with a concert featuring Henry Purcell’s “Welcome to all the Pleasures.”

KUDOS | SWHS alumna makes all-academic team

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Nora Felt, a 2013 South Whidbey High School graduate and sophomore at Luther College in Iowa, made the Iowa Conference Fall All-Academic Team.

South Whidbey drug-related arrests made, sheriff says

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

Island police have made eight relevant arrests in recent weeks, announced Island County Sheriff Mark Brown during a meeting in Langley this week concerning rising drug use on South Whidbey. About 30 people attended the gathering, which was held at South Whidbey High School and organized by Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson. Clinical psychologist and drug treatment specialist Steve Freng was the featured speaker.

Island County awards lodging tax funds

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Island chambers of commerce top the list of recipients for the county’s $220,000 share of lodging tax for 2015. The Island County commissioners approved the recommendations of the county’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee at Monday’s regular meeting.

‘Return of the River’ screens in Langley

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey residents Drew Kampion and Ben Thomas will present an afternoon showing of “Return of the River” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at The Clyde theater in Langley.

‘Wind in the Willows’ opens 2014-15 Children’s Theater season

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Whidbey Children’s Theater will open its 2014-15 season with a production of “The Wind in the Willows.”

EDITORIAL | An old man at heart? It’s quite possible

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 2:16PM

A colleague recently told me I’m “an old man at heart.” I remember thinking that I was “gruff” maybe, perhaps even “brusque” at times, but an old man?

Audubon speaker to reveal Whidbey woodpeckers

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The woodpecker is the quintessential bird of the forest. Because the five woodpecker species on Whidbey Island don’t migrate much, they can be seen in the forests year around. The woodpecker’s role is vital for a healthy and diverse forest environment, according to a recent Whidbey Audubon Society news release.


  • Nov 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

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