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Competent Kids visit seniors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

The Competent Kids program ended another year last week with a visit to Bayview Senior Center to renew friendships with seniors involved in the Adult Day Services and Respite Program.The Competent Kids are primary and intermediate school students who spend their time learning and doing good deeds under the tutelage of Marla Shelton and Lorena Welch.

Civic Engagement Series explores Whidbey's future

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"The Citizens Growth Management Coalition and the Whidbey Institute in Clinton are co-sponsoring a series of evening events this month at the Whidbey CyberCafe in Clinton, focusing on civic engagement and healthy community development. "

New CADA Institute holds advocacy training

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"Advocacy Skills 101, a free 15-hour seminar, will be held June 22-24 in Oak Harbor, sponsored by Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse. "

Road shop burglary suspects arrested

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"Two men were arrested and stolen items from the county's Bayview Road Shop were recovered on Wednesday, June 13. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

Remembering my father's charm.

"Blind brings nature, students together"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Built with wood taken from an ancient chicken house and fallen logs, and steel roofing plucked from Freeland's Island Recycling, a new wildlife blind built behind the South Whidbey Intermediate School couldn't look more natural. Designed and assembled by AmeriCorps member Nick Pate over the past four months, the structure looks like it could have been sitting the the woods for 100 years. "

Cole to leave parks position

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"After working almost six years as the director of the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District, Jerry Cole called it quits last Friday when he resigned to take a parks position in Port Angeles. "

How about a little cheer?

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

Little football players will be cheered on by little cheerleaders this summer if enough girls turn out for the new South Whidbey Youth Football Cheer League. The league is being organized by Joanna Dernbach who oversees a large youth cheerleading program in Oak Harbor which this year attracted 139 participants.

Battle of the paddle

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Langley paddler Drew Dixon used his age and experience to pace himself through the two-day, San Juan Challenge kayak race last month to win the fast kayak division of the 42-mile race. The course circled Cypress and Guemes islands and was longer this year than last. "

Port approves updated plan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Waterfront, economic development projects addressed "

Ferry system debuts colorful new tickets

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Washington State Ferries has issued a new series of coupon books. They're in color and they did cost a little more to print, ferry officials said Monday. "

"Fire destroys house, leaves owner homeless"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

An early morning fire Thursday destroyed a Scatchet Head Road home and left a Clinton woman homeless.

Filing period coming up for elected offices

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Aspiring politicians or people who simply want to serve their community should take note of the approaching filing period for public offices in Island County.The filing period will be Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 at the Island County Auditor's Office in Coupeville. "

Hair-raising fund-raising

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Tonya Henny is willing to give up her luxuriously long dark brown hair to help raise money to fight cancer during this year's Relay for Life scheduled for next weekend, June 22-23 at the South Whidbey High School track. Henny has challenged fellow members of the Soroptimist Club of South Whidbey to help shear her hair by making donations to Relay to Life. "

Theater review

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Cathy's Creek at WICA has a strong message, stunning set and a gem of a musical score. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

You gotta love those Mariners...and their fans.

Man injured by meth discovery

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

A South Whidbey man who accidentally inhaled gases from discarded drug manufacturing equipment Sunday wound up with a two-day headache and a cautionary tale to tell.

South Whidbey Class of '01 graduates

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"As their parents, teachers, friends and relatives watched on Saturday, 164 South Whidbey High School graduates received diplomas and eased themselves out of their high school careers. Now, instead of counting down the weeks of summer vacation until the start of the next school year, the graduates of the Class of 2001 are looking for jobs, getting ready to go to college, or ticking off the days until they head off to one of the United States armed services. "

Maxwelton Salmon Adventure

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

News about the activities of the Maxwelton Salmon Adventure and the Outdoor Classroom.

Map software puts county info on the Web

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Island County government is getting a new, online look that could last if Internet users take advantage of it. "

Fire district seeks disaster actors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"If you've ever wanted to be an actor but have no particular talent, Fire District 3 has a job for you. "

There's nowhere to park at school

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"For the past month, students have been forced to be inventive at finding new places and methods of parking their cars. The school parking lot is jammed beyond overflowing. The Island County Sheriff's Department has started giving out parking tickets to student drivers who park in fire lanes and other illegal spots, so both students and school administrators are looking for ways to reduce the parking pressure for next year. "

"Expanded, escorted parade thrills graduating seniors, kids"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"The annual high school senior parade on Tuesday took a detour off its usual route between the South Whidbey Community Park and downtown Langley to swing through the parking lots at the primary and intermediate schools, giving the graduating seniors a look back at their past while the younger students were treated to a glimpse of their future. "

Counselor loses attorney over conflict of interest

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock ruled during a hearing that Skinner has a conflict of interest and can no longer represent counselor Glenn Jolley in an indecent liberties case.

Freeland Friends need an angel -- fast

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Friends of Freeland has been raising money to purchase 18 rural acres to preserve in the fast-growing commercial zone, but it's unlikely they will meet their financial goal by June 15.Herb Hunt, a founder of Friends, said Thursday the group is short of raising the purchase price of around $615,000. "

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