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Comedy championship semi-finals come to Teddy's

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"The competition is heating up for the Seattle International Comedy Competition and its $10,000 prize. See the semifinalists on Friday night at Teddy's. "

Falcons fly into final four

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"Having won a state 2A quarter final game against Washougal Saturday, South Whidbey's girl soccer players (from left) Claudia Gil-Osorio, Kim Julius, Jennifer Barrow, Jaci Gutzmer and Shannon Skouras celebrate their advance to the final four. The Falcon kickers beaet Washougal in a nail-biting shootout. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

Keeping track with the White Board Stud.

Editor's column

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

How to pick the next president.

Beauty & the Beats play contra dance

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

Contra dancing is lively to live music with Beauty &the Beats. No partners necessary for this old-time American social dancing at Bayview Hall this Saturday.

Whidbey House Concert presents Carolin Aiken

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"The Whidbey Island House Concert Series presents the pure acoustic music of Caroline Aiken on Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. (appetizers and munchies to be shared at 7). "

Sports briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

Short notes about sports and recreation on South Whidbey.

Puget Sound anglers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

News from Puget Sound Anglers

Limbs can't hit underground lines

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"After years of battling flying tree limbs, Puget Sound Energy has decided to put some power lines where the limbs can't find them -- underground. "

Hospital expansion costs up

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"Whidbey General Hospital got a shot in the arm in September when voters overwhelmingly approved a $5 million bond issue for expansion and remodeling of the publicly-owned facility. But now, after reviewing plans for the project, construction estimators have told hospital officials that $5 million won't be enough. "

Cross country coach Gordon retires on high note

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"After nine years of building one of the best boys programs in the state, Gordon retired from coaching Saturday, closing the book on almost a decade of great running. Gordon, who was named the assistant principal and athletic director at Langley Middle School last spring, said he cannot both do his job and coach the team. "

LMS still churning out the best runners

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"Cougs take back league title, as Langley Middle School wins 2000 league cross country championship against a dozen 3A and 4A middle school teams on their 1.4-mile home course at South Whidbey High School. "

Schools hit the jackpot

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

Popular I-728 means millions to South Whidbey.

Sheriff to hold meeting for alcohol sellers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:39PM

"Looking to make the intent of its recent liquor enforcement actions more clear to South Whidbey liquor sellers, the Island County Sheriff's Department will hold an informational meeting on Nov. 21 at the South Whidbey American Legion. "

Norrie wins traffic safety award

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"The Washington Traffic Safety Council will recognize Rick Norrie, a deputy working for the Island County Sheriff's Office, for his work in reducing underage drinking and driving and traffic enforcement in general. He will be one of 50 people statewide to earn the WTSC's Law Enforcement award "

Windy weather causes season's second outage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"High winds last Saturday morning knocked out alarm clocks all over South Whidbey, causing at least a few people to get up later than usual and sending Puget Sound Energy into emergency mode. "

Head-on injures Greenbank woman

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

A Greenbank woman was badly injured and her pet poodle killed when she collided head-on with another car on Smugglers Cove Road Wednesday.

Construction resumes at Saratoga fire station

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"After a two-month, bankruptcy-induced hiatus, trucks and bulldozers have started moving again at the site of South Whidbey's newest fire station. "

Historic Sears building moved

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"If you are an early Sunday morning driver, you may have encountered unusually slow traffic on the back roads between Bayview and Greenbank. The well-known Sears kit house, which has been stranded on a corner of the Greenbank Farm for three years, took a leisurely four-hour trip to its new site at Bayview Corner between 1 and 5 a.m. Nov. 12. "

Port trims taxes after I-722 passes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"Voters on Nov. 7 approved Initiative 722, which caps tax increases by local taxing districts to a maximum of 2 percent annually. In response, commissioner Jan Smith, Gene Sears and Jim Hawley changed the Port of South Whidbey's 2001 budget to reflect the new law. "

"Sehlin, Haugen are likely election victors"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"Barlean wins easily, but Anderson concedes to Oak Harbor candidate. "

Exxon appeal to be fought Thursday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

An appeal that stopped the first stage of construction of a new Exxon station in Freeland will be argued Thursday before the Island County Hearings Examiner.

Early election results in Island County

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"McDowell, Shelton win; Sehlin leads over Anderson, while Haugen is ahead. There are about 8,000 absentee votes yet to be counted. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

Speaking of penguins...

County justice goes high tech

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"It may seem ironic that security at the center for law and justice in Island County, the place where the county's worst criminals congregate on a regular basis, has long been inadequate.But change is on the way, in the shape of bullet-proof furniture and a skyway between the county jail and courtrooms.The new Law and Justice Center currently under construction in the middle of Coupeville will have high-tech equipment and materials, along with some common-sense measures, to help keep employees and the public safe and sound. "

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