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Volunteer refurbishes donated sailboat for Parks and Rec

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"Teens and adults who want to learn how to sail a boat in Puget Sound have an almost-new, clean and shiny craft to practice on thanks to several days of donated time and labor from a South Whidbey sailing enthusiast.Dale Evans, a retired commercial fisherman, spent about 80 hours during the past few months scraping, sanding, cleaning, repainting, and re-rigging a 21-foot San Juan sailboat donated to South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District last summer. "

Low watt lights bargain offered

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

There is still an opportunity to get a discount on low wattage light bulbs on South Whidbey thanks to a recent donation.

Community Forum decides to plan Clinton

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"The planning torch in Clinton has been picked up by the Clinton Community Forum, which is holding a meeting next week to talk about planning. The action comes more than a month after the county-appointed Clinton Subarea Planning Committee decided to stop planning after concluding that residents there are satisfied with the area's treatment in the Island County Comprehensive Plan. "

Falcon golfers make mark at state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"South Whidbey's Alec Osenbach, left, and Jeff Strong teamed up to finish sixth at the 2A state golf tournament this week. "

"Athletes meet new football, basketball coaches"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

Athletes will get a chance to meet their new high school basketball and football coaches this week.

School district goes north to Alaska for assistant superintendent

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"After interviewing six candidates, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Martin Laster has chosen Daniel C. Blanton as assistant superintendent of South Whidbey schools. "

Langley hires new police officer

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

The Langley Police Department has filled its vacant staff position by hiring Laura Price as its newest officer.

Memorial Day ceremonies honor America's veterans

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"There will be wreaths of flowers decorating cemeteries this weekend, and words spoken that memorialize the courageous deeds and loyalty of the servicemen and women who have died in the service of their country.Memorial Day services will take place at two South Whidbey cemeteries, and veterans will be selling the bright red Buddy Poppies to help others. "

Summer begins with Memorial Day weekend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

Summer unofficially is in progress as Whidbey Islanders and visitors are in the midst of enjoying the three-day Memorial Day weekend.

Coroner closes Linda Moran case

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"Unable to find any evidence that would tip him off to the cause of Linda Moran's death, the Island County Coroner called his investigation quits last week after spending more than a month examining the South Whidbey woman's remains. "

Two seasoned Falcons at the playoffs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"Langley High School graduates Gust Skarberg, left, and brother Al Skarberg display distinctly different hotdog-eating styles while watching the South Whidbey fastpitch game Saturday in Sedro-Woolley. "

On the antique trail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"Antique dealers from all over the Northwest will once again travel to Whidbey on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Langley Antique Show and Sale, a tradition on South Whidbey for about 25 years. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

These are a few of my favorite things.

RAID talk revived in Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

The idea of remaining a RAID is alive in Freeland after some months of slumber.

Fire district adds to vehicle fleet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Two new SUVs with a total price tag of $60,000 will get medical professionals to South Whidbey car accidents, fires and medical emergencies faster than ever before and should allow Fire Protection District 3 to remain a volunteer fire and rescue department for a few more years.The SUVs and a recently-purchased $130,000 aid vehicle are the newest additions to a fleet of 26 taxpayer-owned emergency vehicles that FD 3 officers say keep South Whidbey people safe and save the district money. "

Falcons take second at track bi-district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Nine boys and eight girls will make the long drive from South Whidbey to Cheney this afternoon, where they will spend three days trying to win a state championship. "

Boys fall short in state tennis bid

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"After a six-month break from high school tennis, three South Whidbey boys almost knocked enough dust off their games Friday to make it to the 2A state tennis championship. "

Falcons win girls district tennis tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Five players will defend the state title. Along with partner Paige Jolley, Kaitlin King whacks her way into the tri-district doubles final with teammates Jenny Saephan, Kylie Bozym and Jenny Newman.. "

Harbor Air grounded after 30 years

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

Airport may be on sale block.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

The passing of two giants in music and words.

South Whidbey fastpitch team advances to state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Falcons Shannon Brown, left, and Bronwyn Russell tell each other after the big bi-district win over Foster. Equally happy at right are Val Mock (left) and Shannon Murphy. The Falcons advance to state competition this weekend. "

"Experts predict power shortages, push conservation"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Two experts on Washington's electric power industry say South Whidbey's electricity consumers probably will not see a California-style rolling blackout this summer, nor will they ever see a new nuclear power plant built in the state. "

Highway collision sends 6 to hospital

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"FD 3 volunteers work to remove the occupants from the Dodge sedan involved in a 3-vehicle accident on SR 525 between Bayview and Marshview roads. Six people were transported to the hospital, four by helicopter to Harborview. "

"Winds, rot topple family landmark"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Bonnie Williamson didn't hear a sound when a 40-year-old willow tree fell in her front yard Wednesday night.It was her husband, Joe, knocking on the bedroom window at 3:30 a.m. as he left for work that let her know the twisted, viney tree that her children and grandchildren have played on for years had snapped during the night's mild wind storm. "

Rotary honors top educators

  • May 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"The South Whidbey Rotary Club honored educators at their May 8 meeting, treating public school principals and teachers to breakfast and presenting a gift certificate to each of the four outstanding teachers in attendance. "

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