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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Keep those wheels straight and us safe

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, February 6: I drove my Prius down the island, heading for the ferry to present to writers in Seattle. Kristi Etzell was my passenger, and we waited to make a left turn onto Double Bluff to pick up Anne Belov.

EDITORIAL | Growl your opinion at Langley jet meeting

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

It appears the roaring controversy over jet noise up north will touch down on South Whidbey this week. Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, the private advocacy group lobbying to shut down U.S. Navy operations at Outlying Field Coupeville, will hold a meeting and presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Langley United Methodist Church, 301 Anthes Ave.

February is a short month with a long list | WHIDBEY RECIPES

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

February may be short compared to all the other months, but it’s certainly not short on days of importance.

Polygraph results land hopeful police officer in court

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00AM

A man applying to be a reserve police officer in Langley lied on a polygraph exam, but ended up admitting to having child pornography on his home computer, according to court records.

Falcon boys hoops season put on the ropes

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Facing the season’s end, South Whidbey’s boys basketball team will have one more shot Wednesday to keep playing.

Falcon girls end season with a win

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

Snapping a seven-game losing streak was the priority for the South Whidbey girls basketball team Monday night.

South Whidbey wrestling sends 12 to regional

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

Finishing in third place at the 1A District 1 wrestling tournament was just what South Whidbey coach Jim Thompson envisioned.

Freeland sewer talks return

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:49PM

Freeland residents may soon be considering yet another proposal for sewers.

SLIDESHOW | Turks take down Falcon boys on South Whidbey senior night

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Sultan Turks closed out a double-digit victory over the Falcons on Feb. 7 at South Whidbey High School.

Greenbank Birth Center | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

Wesley Michael Rios Finley

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

Reese Jesse Morley, Henry James Tomaszewski and Beck Levi Aburto Flores.

Out of state | NEW ARRIVAL

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

A new baby boy, Wyatt Conant, was born to parents Jordan Thompson Conant and Ronald Conant in Portland, Ore., and grandparent Cheryl Gordon of Freeland. Wyatt was born at 11:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He measured 19 inches tall and weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.

South Whidbey Homeless Coalition gathers to combat homelessness

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 8:00AM

The second meeting of the South Whidbey Homeless Coalition took place Thursday, Feb. 6 upstairs at the Langley Good Cheer store. The next meeting will be at noon Monday, Feb. 24 at Bayview Hall. Everyone is welcome. Bring your ideas and your hearts to work together and put an end to homelessness.

Whidbey resident wins Coastal Volunteer of the Year award

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

Jill Hein is the newest recipient of the Jan Holmes Island County Coastal Volunteer of the Year award for 2014.

Veterans Resource Center to hold grand opening for expansion

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Veterans Resource Center’s grand re-opening Saturday will mark an expansion in resources for the Island’s military service community.

Jet noise dispute to land in Langley

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Seeking support and hoping to educate South Whidbey residents on its cause, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve will visit Langley this week.

State court turns down South Whidbey murderer’s appeal

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:29AM

A judge did not err in giving a South Whidbey High School graduate and convicted murderer more than double the standard-range sentence because his victim was wearing a seatbelt and had “an unsuspecting mindset” when he was shot, the Washington State Appeals Court ruled this week.

South Whidbey crashes send two to hospital

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Two people involved in two unrelated car accidents on South Whidbey were sent to the hospital Thursday. According to the Washington State Patrol, James Harris, 33, and Kristi Etzell, age unknown, were both transported to Whidbey General Hospital. A hospital official confirmed that both were treated and released the same day.

Gallion gives up the gavel | Bayview angler and fishing legend sets sights on new fishing grounds

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:29AM

These days, lifelong leisure angler Mike Gallion is off the hook.

South Whidbey parks ranger finds body on beach

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:34AM

An employee with State Parks discovered a body on the beach outside of his state-owned housing near Possession Point State Park on South Whidbey Thursday afternoon.

Two young LMS musicians earn their place on junior all-state band

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 7:21PM

Hours of practice and rehearsals over lunch hours have paid off for two Langley Middle School students.

Anchor of ages believed found off Whidbey Island

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Feb 7, 2013 at 7:20PM

Once strong and new, it secured our future. Now rusty and covered in sea life, it will connect us with our past. Maybe.

Sultan spoils South Whidbey ’s senior night

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Finishing with a flourish, Sultan’s boys basketball team pulled away late to put a damper on South Whidbey’s senior night Tuesday.

A place for personal prayer | RELIGION NOTES

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Healing Rooms are open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, at 5200 Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland.

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