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Coupeville Arts Festival is this weekend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Arts are in the spotlight at this annual festival in historic Coupeville.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Why the Northwest has no fireflies

Langley's Oakley tames the Rock again: Triathlon records fall

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Val Keller drops into the chilly waters of Lone Lake as the women's wave of the Tri-the-Rock triathlon headed for the starting line Saturday morning. The race was won for the second time by Peter Oakley of Langley.

Kids camp out with paramedics

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

">Fire District 3's new Saratoga Fire Station came alive Monday for the first day of Base Camp 911, sponsored by the Whidbey Island Paramedic Association with assistance from Fire District 3 and state and local police agencies. Twenty-three boys and girls ages 8-12 were obviously having a great time at the camp even though the schedule was hectic. "

Juniors battle in tennis tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

"Eighteen girls and 15 boys between the ages of 10 and 18 took the court at South Whidbey High School the weekend of July 20 and 21, for the second annual South Whidbey Parks and Recreation Junior Tennis Tournament. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Your porch may be attacked this week under cover of night.

Islanders compete in O-Mok-See games

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

"The Wild West was revisited by a group of Whidbey Island horseback riders recently when they competed in the sport of pattern horse racing called O-Mok-See in Vernal, Utah. "

Anglers anticipate salmon success

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:01PM

"Waters all around Whidbey Island opened for salmon fishing Aug. 1. If you want to fish from Whidbey Island, every place is open, from the tip of North Whidbey to the tip of South Whidbey. "

"ICOM, FD 3 solve paging problem"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:01PM

Fire District 3 Chief Don Smith said he was highly impressed late last week when Tom Shaughnessy solved a years-old radio communication problem in one week.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

Message from IRS: Check is in the mail.

Barnyard Scramble is history

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"For the first time in decades, Sunday afternoon at the 2001 Island County Fair will not include an arena full of small boys and girls excitedly chasing alarmed barnyard animals through the dust as parents watched gleefully or despairingly -- depending on whether their child catches an animal. "

"Hybrid wolf-dog escapes, found at Skatchet Head"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

A hybrid combination of wolf and dog that escaped from a Scatchet Head home last week has been found and is being held temporarily at the South Whidbey Animal Clinic.

"Funds transfer could cost sewer district $300,000"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"A reserve account that was never established could cost the legally-embattled Holmes Harbor Sewer District and its ratepayers up to $300,000. "

Sewer agreement to wait in Holmes Harbor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Ratepayers and commissioners in the Holmes Harbor Sewer District learned just last week about a proposed sewer study agreement between them, Island County and the Freeland Water District. "

Rear-end collision sends woman to hospital

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

A Freeland woman was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after her car was rear-ended on Highway 525.

Sewer district commissioner resigns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Linda Zoll, a commissioner for the troubled Holmes Harbor Sewer District, stepped down from her post Friday afternoon. "

Langley considers suing over permitting issues

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

A perceived lack of permit enforcement against a property owner living near near Langley had the city's elected officials pondering a lawsuit against Island County last week.

Hometown Hero

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Ralph Nakamura has put in countless hours of volunteer work in the South Whidbey community, with the Lions Club, at the Fairgrounds and with his neighbos. "

Hooked on acting: Young actors reprise 'Peter Pan'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"More than a dozen South Whidbey kids, including Jazmyn Rodriguez, left, and Michella Young, spent five weeks learning the ropes, wires, lighting techniques, and acting skills they need to put on Ray Jarol's production of Hooked Again this weekend at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"You may not have noticed, but we're nearing the end of what is known as the Dog Days of Summer. "

Saratoga firefighters moving in soon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Saratoga volunteer firefighters will likely move equipment into their new station this week, according to Fire District 3 Chief Don Smith. "

Islanders in 12 precincts must now vote by mail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:59PM

The Island County Auditor's Office mailed a notice last week to registered voters living in 12 Island County precincts that beginning with this year's Sept. 18 primary election they will be voting exclusively by mail.

Langley paving under way

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:59PM

"Pavers from Lakeside Construction will turn Langley's Camano Avenue and Sixth Street into a fresh ribbon of black asphalt this week, making one of the city's bumpiest sections of road the smoothest. "

Fire district buys acreage for central station

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:59PM

"South Whidbey's fire commissioners pledged more than $236,000 last week to buy land on Thompson Road for a future district office building, training facility, and Island County Sheriff's Office precinct. "

Friends acquire Freeland property

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:59PM

Friends of Freeland has been successful in acquiring approximately 18 acres of land between Scott and Newman roads.

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