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Teachers consider statewide strike

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"South Whidbey teachers may have to decide whether they will go on strike some time this spring, after the Washington Education Association warned Thursday of a possible statewide strike. "

Grant creates safe Southend space for child interviews

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"Using $11,500 of grant money from Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse (CADA), the Island County Sheriff's Office and the Oak Harbor Police Department are outfitting two child interview rooms, one in Oak Harbor and another at the sheriff's South Precinct in Freeland. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"Each area of our land has its own special cuisine, loosely based on whatever happens to be the locally grown and/or favorite ingredient/s. One such genre is termed Southwestern, one of my favorites, "

Local band mixes music with motor oil

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"When it comes to garage bands, you can't get much garage-ier than Girl Next Door. A couple of nights each week, you'll find the driving six-member band behind the Indian-print blanket, next to the fuel filters and PCV valves, near the rocker-arm assembly, across from the disassembled carburetor, overlooking a rack of windshield wiper blades and cans of lithium grease and engine cleaner. "

Original jazz opera comes to WICA stage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"The stage at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts will become the Temple of the Great Goddess on Crete, 4000 years ago, when WICA hosts an original jazz opera, Temple Dreams, on Saturday, March 10, at 8 p.m. "

Little League starts with evaluations

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"Literally hundreds of South Whidbey kids ages 8 and up were put to the test Saturday during the annual Little League player evaluations, the first step toward selecting this year's teams. "

South Whidbey School Board approves traveling plans

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"South Whidbey's School District's unofficial song could be Ricky Nelson's Traveling Man, at least judging by action taken at the last board meeting. The board on Feb. 26 approved several travel plans to such disparate destinations as Portland, Phoenix and Huntsville, Alabama. "

Educators find fault with Legislature

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

The State Legislature took a few lumps at the last South Whidbey School Board meeting.

Island cities fight 'unfunded mandates'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

Langley and Coupeville are among the cities in this state which have joined a protest against unfunded mandates from the Legislature.

Saturday dance benefits Grad Party

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

A community dance this Saturday night at Teddy's Restaurant in Freeland will raise funds for the South Whidbey High School Class of 2001 Grad Party in June.

Officials test the waters of another passenger ferryyplan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

"Dozens of government officials from Whidbey Island rode out Wednesday's earthquake aboard a demonstration run of a passenger-only ferry.The trip, provided free by Mosquito Fleet Co., was designed to sell about 90 of them on passenger ferry service among various Whidbey locations and Everett. "

Missing fisherman's body found in lake

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:16PM

The body of one of two Oak Harbor men who disappeared nearly five years ago while fishing on Lake Shannon in Skagit County was recently discovered.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Earthquakes. You either love 'em or hate 'em

Stripes for traffic: Ferry traffic better regulated

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Ferry traffic in Clinton will be better regulated when new signs and striping are installed along the highway in March.

Weather momentarily coincides with spring sports turnouts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

South Whidbey's hurdling prospects don't look good until you realize that athletes such as Kyle McGillen are going UNDER the hurdles as part of their conditioning routine.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Feathered friends ignore the whims of March.

Taste the sweets of Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"Annual benefit auction showcases dessert extravaganza, with musical and dance entertainment as well. This year's special silent auction item is a whimsical birdhouse chalet surrounded by chocolates and other confections in a spring theme. "

Left turn signal coming to Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

A left turn signal will be added to the new traffic light at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525 in Freeland.

Langley sewer committee organized

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Langley's new working committee on sewer expansion will start operating once Mayor Lloyd Furman finds 10 citizens willing to serve.

"Limb, not quake, shuts down school"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Fire District 3 responded to reports of an electrical fire at Langley Middle School Tuesday afternoon. The problem eventually led to closing the school on Friday.

South Whidbey beats the bands -- earns first at Hampton Festival

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"The South Whidbey Jazz Band fills the University of Idaho Stage during the winners' concert Saturday. Brent Purvis' musicians took top honors at the prestigious Lionel Hampton Festival, and a South Whidbey student was also named best soloist. "

South Whidbey picks up the pieces after Island businesses quake and shake

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"Bottles shook, items fell off shelves, windows cracked and a few of the shop cats and dogs got as frightened as their owners, most of whom rushed outside from their stores during the 30 seconds or so of the rattle and roll. "

"Quake rattles us, but damage slight"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"After the earth settled Wednesday, South Whidbey came through the biggest earthquake here in 50 years in fine shape.People were scared as the buildings they were in rattled and as the ground bounced around them, but damage from the 6.8 magnitude quake was minimal.All South Whidbey School District buildings were evacuated according to well-practiced emergency plans as soon as the shaking stopped. Students waited outside while building were inspected. "

Uncle Sam has a farm on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"The National Park Service owns 80.7 million acres of parks, monuments, historic sites, cemeteries, recreation areas, trails and even battlefields across the country. Now the federal agency also owns about 200 acres of dairy farm in the middle of Whidbey Island. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

Girl Scout cookies make great desserts

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