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Langley to upgrade harbor power

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"The city of Langley will pay $13,950 this summer to provide electricity to more boaters docking in its Small Boat Harbor. "

"Celebrate, America: Festival and fireworks usher in the Fourth"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"The shores of Holmes Harbor will echo with the sounds of patriotic music, the words of inspirational speakers, and the booming report of shells as fireworks explode in the skies above when Celebrate America, the annual pre-Fourth of July festival returns on Tuesday, July 3. "

Whidbey is true blue on the Fourth Of July

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"The calendar may say that the Fourth of July is just one day in the middle of the week, but Whidbey Islanders know it's more than that. From the evening festival Celebrate America on the eve of the fourth at Freeland Park, complete with fireworks, to the Maxwelton parade and the big Oak Harbor Olde Fashioned Fourth of July, there is no lack of things to do for this year's Independence Day celebration. "

Firefighters to go native in 'Survivor' stunt

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Fifteen South Whidbey firefighters, medics, and rescue volunteers will be marooned for more than a week on a desert island starting July 6, where they will have nothing to eat but rice, berries, bugs, and all the fish they can catch with a length of string and a fish hook. "

Hagstrom girls to lead Maxwelton Parade

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Most of the Hagstrom girls, shown here in 1961, will lead this year's Maxwelton Fourth of July Parade. From the left are Marlene, Alice, Jean, Evelyn, Frances and their mother Kathrine. Kathrine and Frances have passed away but the rest are expected at the parade. "

Holmes Harbor Sewer District under state investigation

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

Two hundred homeowners living within the Holmes Harbor Sewer District may have to pay back investors for $20 million in assessment bonds allegedly sold illegally by the district late last year.

Parks Department offers gymnastics classes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Kids this summer can tumble, leap, balance and flip as they learn some basic gymnastics in a new course being offered by South Whidbey Parks and Recreation. "

Summertime is for tennis

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

Parks offers variety of programs

County receives Glendale land acquisition money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Island County received $130,000 to help purchase property in Glendale in the budget approved by the Washington State Legislature last week. "

Juniors awarded Masonic scholarships

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

Five South Whidbey High School juniors were awarded scholarships from the South Whidbey Masons at the annual school awards program held on May 3.

"Summer, low tides bring people out"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"The first day of summer coincided with extremely low tides Thursday, driving Whidbey Islanders out onto the beaches in droves. "

Soroptimist have a mission: 'the best for women'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"Soroptimists of South Whidbey celebrated their successes at a luncheon in honor of women involved in the group's focus project this year, the Women in Transition program of Skagit Valley College. The group also made a supplementary grant to the program, with president Tonya Henny, center, surprising program facilitators Barbara Schneeman, left, of SVC and Bobbi Sandburg. Many other grants to the community were also given this year. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

Warm soup for a rainy day.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

Let's have a rain appreciation day.

South Whidbey boys' baseball talent shines

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"Three South Whidbey youngsters, from left, Trapper Rawls of Langley, Riley Newman of Freeland and Dane Guetlin of Freeland, were sectional winners in the Diamond Skills Competition sponsored by Major League Baseball and Toys R Us. "

Missing killer whales raise concerns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"Whale watchers in the San Juan islands have failed to account for seven orca whales that should have returned this summer, including two young calves. "

Dispute keeps new Saratoga station unused

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"Nearly a year after construction began, the Saratoga Fire Station is now finished. But Fire District 3 has no immediate plans to move in.Fire Chief Don Smith and the district's commissioners are unhappy with the station's construction. "

Cathlamet crew rescues two divers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

The ferry Cathlamet interrupted its routine to snatch out of the water two scuba divers whose boat had sunk.

"School shooting drill tests cops, rescuers"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"On Tuesday night, more than 200 people created a nightmare at South Whidbey High School.With 45 volunteer actors playing victims of a shooting and an explosion, Island County Sheriff's deputies, a SWAT team, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics walked, ran and drove into a scene that was reminiscent of both Columbine High School and a street bombing. "

Clinton house burns to the groundNo one hurt in blaze

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

">A two-alarm, Clinton-area house fire that burned so hot the smoke was visible from Freeland completely destroyed a home Thursday night and kept firefighters working until 2 a.m. "

Census numbers halt open burning changes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:51PM

"Based on population projections that showed the county going over the 50,000 mark, the Northwest Air Pollution Authority - Washington's air quality agency - was ready at the start of the new year to halt unpermitted burning in Island County. But with Census 2000 totals showing the population of the county's unincorporated area at 49,081, the burn rule changes have been postponed "

Low tides expose beaches this week

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

A series of extreme low tides this week will expose geoduck grounds and other delights for people on Whidbey Island.

Two teens hurt in rollover

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

>A 17-year-old Langley boy who lost control of his car on a curve on Maxwelton Road Saturday afternoon lived through the resulting rollover accident with injuries that appeared minor considering the circumstances.

Car rolled as man flees police

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

A Clinton man apparently trying to elude a deputy rolled his pickup truck on Campbell Road late Saturday night.

Artists become Friends of the Grange

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"A group of about a dozen island actors, musicians, artists and writers have decided to pool their talents and mix history and art. The newly formed Grass Roots calls itself Friends of the Deer Lagoon Grange -- A Creative Arts Project. "

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