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Whidbey leaders call public meeting to combat drugs, crime

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00PM

Ongoing property crime and its link to drug use have spurred community leaders to plan a public meeting in Langley next week.

Freeland sewer district eyes future treatment plant property

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

The effort to create sewers in Freeland has taken a small step forward.

County planners unveil new fee schedule, proposed fee changes are fair, builders say

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 12:00PM

County fees for permit and consulting services could see a few changes in the near future, under a proposal being considered by the Island County commissioners.

Fido fun run returns to Langley

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

The PAWZ 5K/run and walk returns to Langley later this month. For the second time, the event is a fundraiser for the 4-H Happy Hounds Dog Club and the Good Cheer Food Bank’s pet food program. More than 100 people, many of whom brought their mutts, came out for a fall strut through Langley last year.

Kiwanis tackle children’s cancer research, care costs

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Whidbey club donated about $1,000 toward the $75,000 total, said Ron Myers, a member of the South Whidbey club and the regional Kiwanis president.

NOTABLE | Nightcrawlers Garden Club celebrates 34 years

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Nightcrawlers Garden Club celebrated its 34th anniversary this month.

Eagles, Tigers trip up Falcon soccer girls

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

South Whidbey girls soccer is still looking for its first win of the season after a 4-0 loss against Granite Falls on Thursday.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Atlantis ROV set an example for us all

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 6:00AM

Whidbey Island was put on the global map this summer, and it wasn’t accomplished with a sales pitch, expensive visitor information campaigns or pricey renovations of public facilities. It was done with good old-fashioned hard work and American ingenuity. A bit of community assistance helped pave the way, but the success of three young South Whidbey entrepreneurs at an international robotics competition in Romania this summer is really theirs and theirs alone.

South Whidbey cross country teams take second at King’s

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 5:00PM

South Whidbey’s boys and girls cross country teams finished in second place at the first Cascade Conference meet of the year at King’s High School on Wednesday.

Former Oak Harbor coach to lead South Whidbey boys hoops

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 4:00PM

In Arthurian legend, a seat at the fabled Round Table called the Siege Perilous would destroy any knight who tried to occupy it.

County to pay $30,000 in fairground repairs, annual event was held despite dangerous conditions

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 6:00PM

The county will fork out nearly $30,000 to repair “potentially” dangerous electrical problems at the Island County Fairgrounds. Facilities Director Larry Van Horn asked the Board of Commissioners for the emergency funding at Wednesday’s work session because “violations of this magnitude” needed to be repaired right away.

ROV Champs pick up top prize, fame at Black Sea contest

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Three girls from South Whidbey recently made international headlines. Hannah McConnaughey, Haley McConnaughey and Annika Hustad’s accomplishments in underwater robotics earned them an invitation to the Black Sea ROV International Competition in Constanta, Romania. Not only were they invited to compete against other high school teams, of which most were “overwhelmingly male” in Hannah’s words, but they left with the first-place trophy for the high school division and as kind-of celebrities enjoying Americans-in-Romania status along the idyllic seaside walkway where the events were held.

SLIDESHOW | Granite Falls vs. South Whidbey girls soccer

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 1:00PM

Granite Falls defeated South Whidbey 4-0 on Sept. 18 at South Whidbey High School. The Tigers jumped out from a 1-0 halftime lead against the Falcons, keeping the home team winless this season.

Squabble over gun rights hits Langley

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Sep 19, 2014 at 8:20AM

America’s fight over gun rights and the state’s proposed initiative for firearm sales regulations came to Langley City Hall on Monday.

Clinton picnic builds community, destroys butternut squash

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15AM

Dan Porter Memorial Park buzzed with busyness and activity Saturday afternoon, a rare yet welcome sight in the struggling Clinton business area.

Occupants in Freeland car crash escape serious injury, police say

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 17, 2014 at 9:37AM

Four people transported to Whidbey General Hospital Monday following a two-car crash in Freeland all suffered minor injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol.

SLIDESHOW | Zucchini-launching, dancing and eating at Clinton Town Picnic

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Hundreds turned out for the first Clinton Town Picnic, a day of free food, music and a giant slingshot for sending zucchini and butternut squash 100 yards into center field on Sept. 13 at Dan Porter Memorial Park.

SLIDESHOW | Greenbank man wins Whidbey Island Coho Derby

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

David Bagley of Greenbank won the 2014 Sebo's Whidbey Island Coho Derby with an 11-pound, 14-ounce silver salmon caught off Lagoon Point trolling a cut plug herring.

SLIDESHOW | Anacortes annihilates South Whidbey football in home opener

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

Anacortes stole the show in what should have been South Whidbey's triumphant home opener after losing 35-28 to Coupeville the week prior. Instead, it was a 32-17 loss - the second in a row - and a showcase of the work that lays ahead of the Falcons.

Anacortes overwhelms South Whidbey football for second loss

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

For the second week in a row, South Whidbey football allowed an opponent to score 30-plus points — a recipe for the Falcons’ second straight loss.

Nat Geo adventurer to visit Coupeville, Clinton libraries

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 6:00PM

Athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis is coming to Whidbey Island later this month.

Commissioners to decide on Langley rural event center

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

A rural event center permit issued to Whidbey Wayfarer Farm in Langley has been appealed by neighbors who aren’t too excited about weddings in their Bayview Road neighborhood.

Dog bites North Whidbey 3-year-old’s face, 15 stitches needed

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

A 3-year-old Oak Harbor girl is healing after a she was bitten in the face by a pit bull last week.

Winners of the 2014 Whidbey Island Area Fair open exhibitions

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

Results from the 2014 Whidbey Island Area Fair's open exhibits.

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