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Young Cougs post good early record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:50PM

"Langley Middle School is 4-1 in league, and might be on their way to a championship. They are currently at the top of their middle school league, which includes teams who are almost all a lot bigger than the South Whidbey hoopsters. "

"Gentle stretch, easy burn"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:50PM

Pilates is healthy way to tone the body

Another trend takes America -- and Whidbey -- by storm

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:50PM

"Still riding off this summer's wave of popularity, scooters were found under many Christmas trees this year. A strange contraption with the body of a skateboard riding on wheels like those on in-line skates kept under control by handlebars and a hand brake, scooters have become a fad again after falling out of favor 50 years ago. "

Hometown Hero knows how to be of good cheer

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:50PM

"Hometown Hero Min Dexter spends countless hours as a steadfast volunteer in Good Cheer, the thrift shop of the South Whidbey food bank. She sorts, prices and polishes, even prettying up the stuffed animals. At home she even prepares lunches and bakes bread for her co-workers and volunteers at the store. "

Ten thousand lights for 100 years of Christmas

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:50PM

"A Freeland family is celebrating their grandmother's century of holidays. Mike and Kathy Gurnee are hosting 99-year-old Lyda McNamara for Christmas season this year, and one of the ways they are marking the occasion is with a 10,000-light Christmas display outside, while inside the house is Christmas central. "

WSF considers 25 percent ticket hike

  • Dec 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:50PM

"Washington State Ferries is seriously contemplating a 25 percent fare increase to go into effect as early as next May, with hikes continuing over the next six years. "

"Union, PSE dispute speed of response to storm"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

The union representing electrical workers in the state claims that it took an unnecessarily long time for Puget Sound Energy to restore power to Whidbey Island and surrounding areas after last week's windstorm.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Christmas past, present and future "

Shelton to lead Washington counties in Olympia

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Last month the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC) elected the Republican Island County commissioner as its president. As the organization's chief executive, Shelton will represent the state's 39 counties in Olympia, negotiating legislation on their behalf. "

Gay 90s again hosts families for Santa breakfast

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Family and friends of the late Donna White, co-owner of the Gay 90s Restaurant in Freeland and originator of the Santa Breakfast there, continued her tradition this year by inviting families from Readiness to Learn to the special event. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

Nothing says Christmas like cookies and candy.

Budding artists craft holiday gifts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Kids in South Whidbey Primary School got ready for the holidays by creating art works to be given to their parents as gifts. The pieces included drawings, paintings, clay and other media, all made with lots of thought and a great deal of imagination. "

Pot grower may use 'Rasta' defense

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

A 44-year-old Coupeville man may use the defense that marijuana is an integral and constitutionally protected part of his Rastafarian religion in a case filed against him in Island County Superior Court.

Prosecutor charges Camano woman with murder

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Greg Banks, the county's prosecuting attorney, has filed second degree murder charges with Island County Superior Court against Shoreline's Linda H. Miley, 57, for the 1997 shooting death of her domestic partner, 67-year-old Jack J. Pearson, Sr. "

"South Whidbey artisan, writer capture the holiday spirit"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Cristl Schreier of Langley knits socks, mittens and hats of natural fibers. She also makes soft dolls with simple faces that are made of natural fabrics and stuffed with wool fleece.Clinton writer Valita Vinson shares her love of world travel and adventure in her first book, The Queen's Umbrella. "

Off the Back

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

Have a multi-ethnic holiday -- Go ice fishing

Langley business doors turn seasonal

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"The happy dog on the doors of the Dog House Tavern is just one of numerous entrance decorations that can be seen all over Langley, part of an annual holiday project. "

Falcon boys have hoop trouble in Blaine

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"On the road in Blaine last Tuesday, the South Whidbey boys basketball team played their best ball of the year. For more than 20 minutes during the first two quarters of the game, they had the Blaine Borderites on the run. It was just too bad the second half didn't go as well. "

Girls lose tight basketball contest at Lakewood

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"On the road Friday, the Falcons went point-for-point with Lakewood in a game that did not let the pressure drop until the final buzzer. Unfortunately, the Falcons did not have the sort of luck with Lakewood that it had with Blaine in an overtime win earlier in the week. "

"Wrestlers win two NCC meets, take third in tourney"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"The Falcons started the week last Wednesday with a double-dual meet win over North Cascades opponents Meridian and Blaine, then came back Saturday to place third at the Skyline Tournament. "

Ice sends drivers to the hospital

  • Dec 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

Three patches of nearly-invisible black ice sent two drivers to the hospital and destroyed three cars Sunday and Monday as South Whidbey motorists saw winter's ugliest face a few days before the season had even started.

Runaway tug travels again

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"On Friday night, the now locally famous tugboat Seaway 10 broke loose from its latest mooring in Shilshole Bay and ran aground on the bay's shore. "

Man charged in baby shaking

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

A 34-year-old Langley man was charged this week with two counts of first-degree assault on a child for alleged actions that led to an Aug. 5 airlift at the Clinton ferry dock.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

'Twas the night before something big.

South Whidbey still cleaning up after storm

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"After the big winds on Friday and Saturday, South Whidbey residents took a look around them. Among the casualties was this 1930s-era cottage on Saratoga Road near Baby Island, destroyed when a tree measuring more than four feet in diameter fell on it. "

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