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Minor injuries in car vs. pole accident

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:05PM

"Natalie Eckert, 32, of Clinton was treated and released at Whidbey General Hospital after the Chevrolet Tahoe she was driving clipped a power pole on the east side of Langley Road and went into the ditch about 12:30 p.m. Jan 4. "

LMS kids go out to sea

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:05PM

"Students on the Adventure Ed trip aboard the sailing vessel Mary L learned how to steer both motorized and sailing vessels, how the marine and land ecosystems work together to support plants, animals and people and, perpahs most important, how to get along and work as a team. "

Out of shape? Call the Spin doctor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:05PM

"The stationary bike is nothing new. At this moment, thousands of them are sitting in garages and basements all over South Whidbey, stashed away after their owners lost interest in riding alone. But at South Whidbey's two athletic clubs, Momentum and the Island Athletic Club, riding a new breed of stationary bikes has become the hottest adult fitness movement going. Called spinning -- along with several other names -- the activity is now nationally known as one of the best calorie-killing workouts available at athletic clubs. "

Teens escape injury in car cliff fall

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:05PM

Two teenaged boys riding in a collectible 1972 Jeep miraculously avoided severe injury Saturday afternoon when they lost control of their vehicle and drove over a steep embankment on Possession Road.

Simmons is Kiwanis firefighter of 2000

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:05PM

Carl Simmons has been fighting fires and pulling people out of car wrecks for 47 years. There is only one term to describe his years of service: He's a Simmons.

FYI - Island County Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:05PM

Items from the Island County Sheriff's log.

Boat aground on Maxwelton Beach

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"A boater who momentarily took his attention off the tiller to answer a cell phone call wound up stranded in South Whidbey tideflats Saturday afternoon, then had to have his family rescued by fire district volunteers. "

Propane price near record high

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

">An energy crunch that started with skyrocketing gasoline prices last spring may prevent South Whidbey propane users from ever again seeing another gallon of 98-cent propane.Early this month, propane prices peaked in the Northwest, soaring as high as $1.87 per gallon on Whidbey Island. That's 89 cents higher than consumers paid last winter, and it has the phones of local propane dealers ringing angrily. "

Peace poster winner chosen

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"Celean Breitenstein, a seventh grade student at Langley Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally-recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the South Whidbey Lions Club. "

Master storyteller O. Henry 'appears' on Whidbey stage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"Short story master O. Henry will be brought to life by performer-storyteller Eric L. Foxman, in the one man theatrical presentation Oh, O. Henry! on the stage of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event is a benefit for the Whidbey Island Waldorf School. "

Computer meter readers to change PSE billing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

A new electric metering system on its way to South Whidbey will give both consumers and Puget Sound Energy an exact idea of who is using a lot of electricity when. It could also allow the company to bill at a higher rate during peak hours.

Exhibit showcases work of fabric artist Virginia Harvey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"Bayview Gallery is presenting the exhibition, Virginia Harvey and Friends, a collection of textile creations by one of the leading textile artists in the Pacific Northwest, who is also a South Whidbey resident. "

Whidbey recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

I;ve found out why alligator tastes a lot like chicken.

Fire district signs $1 million Freeland station contract

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"Continuing an ambitious program of fire station construction, the Fire District 3 board of commissioners signed an engineering and design contract Thursday night for the construction of a new, $1 million fire station to be built on property off Cameron Road in Freeland. "

Baby whale cruises Saratoga

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"Whidbey Island whale watchers were thrilled this week as a number of orca whales, including a new baby, cavorted in waters around the island. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

Mother and son musicians not on the same page.

Falcon wrestlers tougher than Concrete

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

The Falcons extended their longest winning streak in years Saturday afternoon in Concrete when they won an eight-team tournament on the strength of two individual weight-class championships and six runner-performances by the team's wrestlers

Falcon girls fall to foul whistles

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:04PM

"The weather wasn't bad, but still it was a foul night Friday in Whatcom County. The South Whidbey girls basketball team walked into a blizzard of fouls which contributed mightily to their 58-47 defeat at the hands of the Mount Baker Mountaineers. "

Falcons topple off Mount Baker

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

A disastrous first quarter combined with one of the toughest defenses in the North Cascades Conference made an ugly basketball game Friday night as Mount Baker beat the South Whidbey boys 74-38.

Plug pulled on chinook rearing pens

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

"The Endangered Species Act has put an end to the rearing of hatchery-born chinook salmon in the Langley Small Boat Harbor and elsewhere in Puget Sound. The Puget Sound Anglers have planted young chinook in Langley waters for 10 years. The state will not allow such fish-raising efforts in the future. The Anglers raised 15,000 salmon this year. The last batch was released early, in December, on orders from the state. "

Story of 'Maiden Pearl' told with Chinese puppets

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

"The Chinese rod puppets of Dragon Art Studio appear at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts next Friday, part of WICA's Family Series. "

Monday holiday honors King

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

Whidbey Island schools and government offices will be closed Monday in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Freeland signal still two weeks away from lighting up

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

"Though continuing work on a new signal at the intersection of Highway 525, Fish Road and Main Street in Freeland may seem to be making driving there more confusing, officials from the state Department of Transportation are promising a working set of traffic lights within two weeks. In the meantime, drivers are also complaining about a new concrete lane divider they say is an accident ready to happen. "

Music as therapy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

"Music therapist Barbara Dunn has spent nearly 18 years using music as an element of the healing art, whether it's leading songs at an AIDS hospice or playing the kazoo with a gleeful child. "

Children learn about other cultures from Simon and Barklee

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

New children's book by Langley man follows the adventures of a bird and a dog in France.

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