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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

Commissioners approve fish, wildlife update for Island County

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 25, 2014 at 9:17AM

No one is happy with fish and wildlife protection regulations approved Monday, but Island County commissioners are saying it’s a place to start.

Attentive neighbor rescues South Whidbey man squashed by stone

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Sep 24, 2014 at 10:26AM

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

SLIDESHOW | Volleyball teams from South Whidbey place 2nd, 4th at own tournament

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

South Whidbey's varsity volleyball team finished in second place at its namesake invitational tournament Sept. 20 out of a field of 16 teams. The Falcon junior varsity girls placed fourth overall.

SLIDESHOW | Cross country takes over South Whidbey High School for annual invite race

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

A total of 37 cross country teams flocked to South Whidbey High School's Waterman Field on Sept. 20 for the annual South Whidbey Invitational 5K race.

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