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Barlean joins GOP race for Congress

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

Kelly Barlean is finally in.

Burglars hit store

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

Cash, tools taken; Freeland store ransacked

New orca group forms

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

Whidbey Island’s top whale watchers, Susan Berta and Howard Garrett, have created an organization called Orca Network.

Cliff chosen new Langley judge

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

For the first time in more than a decade, there is a new judge in town.

Langley economy strong in 2001

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

Pointing to surprisingly strong 2001 retail sales within his city, Langley Mayor Lloyd Furman predicted this week that 2002 could be a good one for business and for the income stream at city hall.

Island's trash hauler is now a subsidiary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

Island Disposal sold to Waste Connections

State seeks more control on county's cash handling

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

A state audit report published late last week questions the adequacy of controls in the Island County treasurer's office.

A look at the past year of life on South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:23PM

By anyone's standards, the year 2001 was not a year like any other year.

Despite still-pending appeal, county doubles wetland buffers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

Though Island County's planners think 25-foot wetland buffers are wide enough, the county will enlarge them next month while waiting for a judge to tell them if they were adequate in the first place.

Cedars Trail finally gets on work schedule

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

A long-awaited trail planned to connect woodland paths in South Whidbey Community Park with a cross-town walkway in Langley could begin linking up late this year if everyone involved is agreeable.

Balloons flag problem at Double Bluff beach

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

Three South Whidbey residents who want to see the state and federal governments rid Washington beaches of creosote-impregnated wood used red balloons last weekend to demonstrate how common the problem is.

County goes into reserves to balance 2002 budget

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

After a month of number crunching, the Island County Board of Commissioners opted Monday to use more than half of the county's $1.2 million reserve to make up the $1.1 million shortfall in the county's 2002 budget.

2001: A year of community

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

In a year marked by the tragedy of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York and Washington, it could be easy to forget the year that was on South Whidbey.

Mutiny Bay Resort will become condos

  • Dec 26, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:22PM

Mutiny Bay Resort, the last of South Whidbey's old-time fishing resorts, will ask its last vacationers to check out when it closes in May.

Jug of liquid snarls highway traffic

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Highway closed for an hour at Bayview

Transportation called a legislative priority

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Voters concerned about getting around in Western Washington, salmon fishing, and state trust land funds got the chance to ask questions face-to-face with Whidbey Island's legislators Wednesday.

Skate park gets gift from governor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Three weeks after a $50,000 grant for a planned South Whidbey skateboard park seemed to evaporate, the money reappeared Wednesday with just a few words from Gov. Gary Locke.

Redrawn areas could add spark to school elections

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

On Monday, the South Whidbey Board of Education will decide whether they will represent slightly redefined groups of people.

It's that time again! Here comes Santa Claus!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Saint Nick visits youngsters across South Whidbey

Massive restoration will bring Bush Point store back from brink

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:21PM

Clinton's Dennis Keefe is a man with a dream and, as he explains it, an odd hobby.

County departments propose budget cuts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

In an attempt to right a severely unbalanced budget, Island County department heads brought a variety of proposed cuts to the table Monday.

PSE asks 14.5% rate hike, time-of-day pricing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Puget Sound Energy's electricity customers may see a big jump in their bills next summer if the state agrees with the company's proposed 14.5 percent price increase.

Salon, photographer honored

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

Stylists and other professionals at Freeland's Studio A were recognized for their innovative hair styles, color and makeup artistry last week in a contest sponsored by an international cosmetic and hair care product company.

WICA opens its library to others

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

There is a cozy corner in an upstairs room at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts where anyone who feels the urge to act out can play with plays.

Nichols lands record contract, secures jobs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20PM

336-foot paddlewheeler will be its largest vessel

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