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Maxwelton Race is in the bag

  • Jul 6, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 11, 2008 at 11:24AM

Christine Johnson edges out Cassie Bosman to win the sack race at the Maxwelton Parade.

Maxwelton games winners announced

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jul 11, 2008 at 11:23AM

It’s a tradition: after the parade come the games. So it was on Friday at Maxwelton Beach where kids ran sprints, hobbled in sacks, tossed eggs and generally had a terrific time.

South Whidbey All Stars on a roll in tourney

  • Jul 10, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Jul 11, 2008 at 11:22AM

The South Whidbey 13- to 14 year-old All Star Little League team won their second game against South Skagit 10-0 behind the pitching of Riley Newman. Newman went six complete innings. Coupled with a smart defense by the entire team, South Whidbey won with no errors, good hitting and aggressive base running.

Hearing on SPU's Camp Casey development postponed

  • Jul 10, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 11, 2008 at 11:19AM

The hearing on a challenge to development plans at Camp Casey has been postponed until late August. The Whidbey Environmental Action Network has been fighting Seattle Pacific University's attempts to further develop Camp Casey for more than five years. SPU wants to build six new retreat buildings, 40 cabins, an educational center and a chapel at Camp Casey so it can become financially self-sustaining.

Today's cartoon for Friday, July 11.

  • Jul 11, 2008 at 8:28AM

Gov. Gregoire to campaign in Langley

  • Jul 10, 2008 at 1:18PM

Gov. Christine Gregoire will make a campaign stop in Langley later this month, according to the Island County Democratic Party. The visit is set for 2 p.m. Monday, July 21.

More cases of whooping cough reported on Whidbey

  • Jul 10, 2008 at 11:00AM updated at 1:21PM

New arrivals on South Whidbey

  • Jul 10, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 11:45AM

Choochokam unveils a first: RainDance Short Film Festival

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 5:09PM

Island movie lovers can make history this weekend by attending the very first short film festival at Choochokam.

Langley street repairs expected to interfere in Coochokam festival

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 5:07PM

With road construction going on in the heart of Langley, it’s hard to imagine that Choochokam is only three days away. And Langley Police Chief Bob Herzberg predicts that the construction on Anthes Avenue will cause a bit of a traffic nightmare. Especially for those festival visitors, who try to park as close as possible to the action.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Whidbey's Price Johnson is a consensus builder

  • Jul 8, 2008 at 5:18PM

It is particularly important the voters of Island County lend their support to Helen Price Johnson in the forthcoming election for county commissioner, District 1.

MONKEY THINK, MONKEY WRITE: Maybe I can get my facts ‘right’ enough for Fox News

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of the news business, and despite the best of intentions, we get sometimes get a detail wrong in a news story and must endure days of ringing telephones from the people who want to celebrate our achievement with us.

VIEWPOINT: Watch out for ‘experts’ in Whidbey PUD debate

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

I found the article on “Buyout of PSE won’t be cheap, experts say” interesting but somewhat poor in coverage.

ALL ABOARD: Freedom: It’s more than just in the eye of the beholder

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

As the summer of 1969’s Kris Kristofferson-Fred Foster song “Me and Bobby McGee” sings, “Freedom’s just another word…” And what a word it is when put in action.

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