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Falcon girls runaway winners at home

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Boys come in second in low-key contest.

Porter Field shut down as island skies stay quiet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"The runway at Porter Field was silent last week, as airports nationwide were forced to ground all non-military aircraft. "

Land Trust covets Deer Lagoon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Property purchase of wetland area considered likely as part of salmon recovery effort.

Terrorist attack reverberates on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Events will change lives and nation.

Events on South Whidbey respond to terrorist attacks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Churches, individuals and commmunity groups have organized many responses to the tragedy that took place Sept. 11 in the terrorist attack on New York, the Pentagon, and Pennsylvania. "

Banner escalates conflict in Lake Hancock clean-up effort

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Tony Frantz used two boom trucks and a huge banner to escalate his campaign to clean up Navy-owned Lake Hancock in Greenbank. Rare Marsh Contaminated, stated the banner, which Frantz strung between two of his heavy pieces of equipment, a crawler crane and an old telephone company boom truck. "

"Sewer district attorney hedges bets on costs, legality of bonds"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Having spent the past two weeks reading through 1,700 pages of bond documents, meeting minutes, and interviews conducted by the state Auditor's Office, an attorney recently hired by the Holmes Harbor Sewer District had few certainties to report to district homeowners last week. "

City still looks to fight tidelands lease

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Faced with a lease payment exceeding $7,000 for about a quarter acre of tidelands, the Langley City Council is posturing for another showdown with the state Department of Natural Resources over what council members see as a needless expense. "

Bus system goes green

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"Besides public transportation that gives Whidbey residents a friendly, free ride, Island Transit has become more environmentally friendly. "

Football opener goes flat

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"It was a flat night, both figuratively and literally, for Mark Hodson in his first game as head football coach at South Whidbey High School. "

Langley mounts census recount

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"Contending that a population undercount by the United States Census Bureau will cost Langley thousands of dollars in planning money and general fund revenue, Mayor Lloyd Furman said the city will recount its people. "

Man posts reward to help find vandals

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

Two recent incidents of vandalism have prompted a Mutiny Bay man to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the people who spray painted one of his cars and punctured a tire of another.

Volleyball team wins opener

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"South Whidbey's volleyball team made a successful 2001 debut with a home win against Port Townsend Thursday night, Sept. 6. "

Tennis team beats down Blaine

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"In their first match of the year, the South Whidbey High School boys tennis team played at a higher level than the coach anticipated. "

"Assessor's mistake, I-747 could bust budget"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

Tax adjustment headed for Langley ballot

Soccer girls start with nailbiter

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

A lone first-half goal and a tenacious defensive effort started the 2001 season off on the right foot for the South Whidbey High School girls soccer team.

Rollover Thursday on highway

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

A one-vehicle rollover accident on Highway 525 Sept. 6. sent the driver to Whidbey General Hospital.

Paving divides a community

  • Sep 14, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"A road paving project in a private Freeland community has several dozen property owners crying foul over what they say was a biased vote for work that few in the area want to pay for.At the same time, advocates of the work, who want to see 3.1 miles of the the Maple Glen community's gravel roads covered with asphalt, say pavement will reduce road maintenance costs and virtually eliminate the clouds of road dust that hang in the air throughout the summer. "

Register now for parks programs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:12PM

The South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District is currently accepting registrations for all fall quarter programs.

WUTC asked to dismiss Puget Energy rate hike request

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:12PM

"talled by public opposition, an 18-percent emergency increase in electricity rates sought by Puget Sound Energy may not survive a hearing in October before the state Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC). "

Middle school gets new Mac lab

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:12PM

"A new computer lab will soon be available to students at Langley Middle School.The school board on Aug. 27 approved spending $47,559 for new hardware and software for the lab. "

Blue Lightning is soccer champ

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:12PM

Blue Lightning girls U-12 have brought home another soccer championship trophy to South Whidbey.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:12PM

How I spent my summer vacation.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:12PM

This is one tough job

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

And the winners are...

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