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Helen Johnson to run for school board

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:58PM

"Helen Price Johnson, a longtime PTA member and past president of the Langley Middle School PTSA, has filed to run for Wendy Alexander's South Whidbey School Board seat. "

Little League brings state championship to island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:58PM

"Starting July 17, eight teams of 15- and 16-year-old All-Stars faced each other on the fields of South Whidbey Community Park in the Senior Little League All-Star state championship tournament. Hosted by South Whidbey Little League and Little League District 11, the event was the first state Little League tournament held on South Whidbey. "

Intensity excels in tournaments

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:58PM

Intensity fastpitch team has performed well in recent summer tournaments.

Indian canoeists visit Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:58PM

Five canoes filled with members of Indian tribes from throughout Puget Sound stopped by South Whidbey on Friday.The long wooden canoes accompanied by several motorized boats pulled up on the beach at Possession Beach Waterfront Park for a short rest break before resuming a journey that eventually will take them to Canada.

Library Internet access restricted for kids

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

"Adults can still get anything they want on the Internet at Sno-Isle libraries, but children 17 and under will face restricted access. "

Interference garbles fire district's calls

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

"Radio interference from 911 dispatch centers in nearby counties regularly cancel out pages from Island County's ICOM center, delaying emergency responses to automobile accidents, fires, and medical crisis by several minutes in some cases. The interference is a public safety risk, said Fire District 3 Chief Don Smith. "

Parks primary vote unnecessary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

"Hoping to save up to $3,500 in election costs by avoiding a primary election, the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners tried last week to pass a resolution that would have ruled out a primary.The resolution failed, but it didn't matter, because a 1996 state law prohibits park districts from holding primary elections anyway. "

Junior baseball all stars repeat

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

The South Whidbey Little League Junior Baseball team has won the District 11 championship for the second straight year.

Southend sensor will detect big quakes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

"Scientists from the University of Washington connected South Whidbey to a nationwide network of earthquake detection equipment Monday when they installed a sensor at South Whidbey Primary School.Called a strong motion sensor, the device is a type of seismograph that detects and records earthquakes with a magnitude of 5 or greater. It is connected to a network of other quake sensing devices in the Puget Sound area, around Salt Lake City, and in the San Francisco Bay area. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

The annual summertime dash has begun.

Grandma builds a tree house

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

"There's almost nothing that has quite the appeal, even the charisma, of a tree house. The idea has fascinated both kids and grownups for centuries. Pam Kniseley of Clinton became so enchanted with the idea of a tree house that she decided to build one. And what better time to do it than during Grandma's Camp. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

Cap etiquette can make your head spin.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

Memories remain of sunshine and hay fields.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

An illegible list is no better than a bad memory.

Langley talks transportation funding

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:57PM

"The city of Langley expects to spend $300,000 building a walkway, some concrete sidewalk, and curbs and gutters into Anthes St., one of the busiest streets in the downtown area. The project is one of eight on Langley's six-year transportation plan for 2002 to 2007 and is perhaps the only one that will get funding next year. "

Port asks for Mackie Park survey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

"The Port of South Whidbey authorized a new survey of Dave Mackie Memorial Park this week to update previous surveys deemed to be inadequate. Port commissioners authorized Tom Roehl, the port's project manager, to spend up to $10,000 for the survey. "

Island Transit to make Skagit connection

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

Grant restores route that was cut 2 years ago.

Public land at Possession off limits

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

"Twenty-five acres of public land purchased at Possession Point in early May by the state's Parks and Recreation Department will not be open to South Whidbey residents for at least two years, even though some of the money used to buy it was donated by a South Whidbey nonprofit group. "

Parks commissioners move forward with irrigation

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

"Concerned that weeks of dry weather expected in August and September could ruin a crop of grass on new soccer fields at the South Whidbey Community Park, park commissioners are having a water line installer do what it takes to get water onto the young greenery. "

Filing period for office opens Monday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

"Want to serve on the school board, parks board, Langley council, or some other elected body? Then you have to file next week. "

Bids due soon on Clinton dock project

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

Whidbey Island ferry users will soon have to adjust to 600 days of construction that will take place at the Clinton ferry dock.Bids are scheduled to be opened July 25 for the second half of a major dock renovation project.

Saratoga Woods to become county park

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

Dedication is Saturday for 48 acres at Saratoga Woods.

The A&E Calendar

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:56PM

Performances and exhibits on South Whidbey.

Major music festival rolls south

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:55PM

"Ed Wertz, Jay Nehf and Matt Reitz are bringing nationally known bands to play over a two-day benefit music festival for cerebral palsy on South Whidbey Aug. 4-5. The event was originally scheduled for Deception Pass State Park but will now be held on the Southend. "

Head-turning home tour turns 21

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:55PM

"With its 21st birthday this month, the South Whidbey Republican Women's Home Tour is ready for a night on the town. To celebrate the event, the tour is decked out with a look and feel that is designed to turn more than a few heads.The tour features everything from a log home to a spacious condo, from a fairway view to a 240-degree view of Admiralty Inlet. "

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