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"County, state fail to work out burn rules"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Even though statewide regulations should have stopped almost all unpermitted outdoor burning in Island County as of Jan. 1, county residents are getting a six-month reprieve that will allow them to continue burning as usual until June 30. "

Man arrested in New Year's rape

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 41-year-old Langley man New Year's Day after he allegedly was stopped in the act of raping an unconscious woman at a New Year's party.

Wrestlers win first-ever tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Inspired to do some serious winning after suffering a 41-17 dual meet loss to Lakewood last Thursday, the South Whidbey High School boys wrestling team sent nine wrestlers to the finals and won three weight-class championships to win the Sky Valley Invitational Tournament in Sultan Saturday. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Holy cheese! Swiss relax in birthday suits.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

The Vikings had a party taking down their Christmas tree.

South Whidbey quilter sees world brought together with the thread of applique

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Anita Smith of Sunlight Shores goes beyond her comfort zone to share her passion for applique quilting with the world. She singlehandedly founded and is now president of the international organization, The Applique Society. "

Langley Police Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Information from the Langley Police Department.

Island County Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Log of reports to Island County Sheriff.

Pearl's Picks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"If you're looking for a few good books to read this winter, Nancy Pearl, executive director of the Washington Center for the Book, has plenty of suggestions. "

"Musicians excel in state, regional tests"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Three musicians at South Whidbey High School have brought state and regional honors to themselves and their music program.

Divided island GOP seeks more unity

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Local Republicans are worried that their power base may not be as strong as it looks.

Biologist gets crabby reception

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Sport anglers say they're treated unfairly, contending that recreational crab fishermen are being short-changed by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. "

Fire district to reorganize services

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"The most active group of volunteers working for Fire Protection District 3 may soon get a whole new slate of officers to start the new year, officers who will be responsible for the safety of almost every person hurt in any kind of major accident on South Whidbey. "

Geologists to test Whidbey earthquake faults in July

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"A University of Idaho earthquake scientist who measured faults on both north and south Whidbey Island in 1996 will be back this summer to determine if the island should expect a future earthquake, and how big that quake could be. "

Clinton subarea plan presented to citizens

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"A plan for Clinton that could affect lifestyles and pocketbooks for years to come will be presented to the community Tuesday, Jan. 9. "

Shellfish biologist talks about crabs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Learn all there is to know about crabbing at the next meeting of The Fishin' Club Thursday, Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bayview Senior Center. "

Clinton painter is Artist of the Month

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Noted Whidbey watercolorist Ted Basrak will show his work as the Artist of the Month for January in the Artists' Co-op Gallery in Langley. The exhibit opens on Saturday, Jan. 6. "

'Winter White' show continues at gallery

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

Themes of winter and white prevail at the Winter White show during January at the Gaskill/Olson Gallery on First Street in Langley. The show opens Jan. 6 and continues through Jan. 31.

Sheriff's search finds no trace of missing man

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Even with the help of search dogs, divers, boats and search parties, Island County Sheriff's personnel have been unable to find a Lagoon Point man reported missing several days before Christmas. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Dim the lights, turn down the heat and eat some hot soup. "

Orca whales bring in 2001

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Pods of orca whales brought in the new year in glorious fashion for islanders and ferry riders on Monday, Jan. 1. Susan Berta of the Orca Conservancy was notified of the whales' presence and followed them as best she could around the south end of the island. "

Langley looks for a new cop

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Just two months after he asked the Langley City Council for wage increases designed to keep officers in the city long term, Police Chief Bob Herzberg is looking for a new officer. "

Greenbank Farm director fired abruptly

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"In a move that took some by surprise, the Greenbank Farm Management Group fired the farm's executive director Thursday and appointed a new interim director. "

Ferry fare hike proposals to be announced

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

Ferry users on the Clinton-Mukilteo route may suffer less than others when proposed fare increases are announced on Jan. 4 by the Washington State Ferries' Tariff Policy Committee.

"Anacortes, Lynnwood win Whidbey basketball tournament"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"South Whidbey's girl Falcons return to league play Friday night after spending last weekend as co-hosts of the South Whidbey Invitational Tournament. The Falcons won their tournament opener over Lynnwood last Thursday, but couldn't duplicate the effort in the championship game Friday against Anacortes "

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