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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...

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

What I learned at the fair.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

Who needs a doctor?

Hunt joins Freeland committee

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

Longtime South Whidbey resident Herb Hunt has been appointed to the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee.

Boy arrested on ferry after gun scare

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

Two Mukilteo police officers physically took down a 17-year-old boy on the deck of the ferry Cathlamet on Aug. 19 after the boy displayed a cigarette lighter that looked like a .22 caliber pistol.

Fair was one of the best ever

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

"One of the island's favorite weekends is over for another year at the Island County Fairgrounds in Langley, leaving empty barns, silent stages, and a Midway minus the bright lights, carnival rides and game hawkers. "

Agreement gives Island County a Fire Warden

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

A new Fire Warden in Island County will likely allow the sheriff to get out of the burn ban business.

Fair fun now just memories

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:11PM

"The weather was perfect, the crowd was steady, and the mini-donuts were hot. But like the supply of deep-fried treats, the Island County Fair finally ran out after a record five-day run. "

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