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"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. "

Langley Middle Schoolers head to Falcon land

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

Langley Middle School eighth graders are now the South Whidbey High School class of 2005.

Walking for life

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"The South Whidbey community will bring the fight against cancer to the high school track this weekend for the 2001 edition of the Relay for Life, raising money for the American Cancer Society. "

PSE gives credit for reducing energy consumption

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

Some South Whidbey electricity customers were pleasantly surprised this month when their Puget Sound Energy bills gave them money back for reducing their power consumption.

Four arrested following burglary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

A burglary north of Greenbank in the Ledgewood Beach area resulted in the arrest of four young people last Friday.

Volunteers needed for Tri-the-Rock

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is looking for volunteers interested in helping run the fifth annual Tri-the-Rock Whidbey Island Triathlon on Aug. 4. Volunteers are needed to help with race communications, parking, timing, water stops, and the coveted body-marking positions. "

Triple Threat helped by South Whidbey six

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"South Whidbey has a big presence on the regional Triple Threat 14-and-under fastpitch team. Six of the team's 12 players are from South Whidbey, and the team has already achieved great success, compiling a record of 26 wins and only 6 losses against some of the best teams in the state. "

First Excellence in Teaching honor awarded

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

South Whidbey High School teacher Mark Racicot was presented with the first annual Endowment for Excellence in Teaching Mentorship Award of the South Whidbey Schools Foundation during the high school senior awards assembly June 7.

FYI: Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

Items from the Island County Sheriff's log.

Father's Day has special meaning for solo dad

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"Almost three years ago, Michael Smith became a single father to his two daughters when Linda, his wife and their mother, died of cancer. Today he is managing a commuting job with his dual parenting role with grace and humor. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"You're never sure, when you set out to write a column, what's going to strike a reader's fancy, but I sure found out last week that garlic can do it. "

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