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Army Corps evidence closes out Exxon hearing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"Attorneys for the A-OOK development group and People for Reasonable and Organized Urban Development (PROUD) made the last of their arguments Dec. 17 on a proposed Freeland Exxon gas station, car wash, and convenience store. The tesimony included a Nov. 20 report from the Army Corps of Engineers which said that the Fish Road and Highway 525 property owned by A-OOK is not a wetland. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

Remembering the days when cold was cold

State parks considers day-use fee

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

Members of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission may decide to start charging a fee to enter state parks in Washington.

Falcon grapplers still search for first team win

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"Ending what was probably the most physically demanding week of the early season, the Falcons lost a double-dual meet at home against 2000 state champion Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley, then went on to take a top-three finish at the Chief Sealth Tournament Saturday in West Seattle. "

High tides set to hit Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

Tides about three feet above average will roll up on Whidbey's beaches during the morning hours this week and into next week. Tides of more than 13 feet are expected on the mainland side of the island.

'Borrowed' car means jail time

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"Last December, Barry Wang apparently forgot about the meaning of friendship, the holiday spirit and all that. One afternoon he got tired of waiting for his friend to come home so he stole the man's car and drove it off the island. As a result, 19-year-old Wang is going to spend a couple of months in jail. "

Allderdice to carry Transit torch for South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"After two years of trying to find someone to replace him as South Whidbey's representative to Island Transit, Neil Colburn has found someone to spell him after five years of being the local voice for public transportation. "

South Whidbey lights up the season

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"With everything from little twinklers to life-size, glowing reindeer, people from Clinton to Greenbank are spending their holidays creating a glowing tribute to the season. "

"'And God bless us, every one'"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"Tiny Tim's memorable words will be heard again this holiday when Whidbey Children's Theater presents A Christmas Carol, based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens. Performances are at The Clyde Theater in Langley on Dec 16 and 17, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. "

Lessons learned Friday turn into Saturday win for Lady Falcons

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

South Whidbey's girls learned how the top basketball teams play on Friday and then came back home Saturday to put on an impressive performance in beating the Sultan Turks 61-31.

"Turks, Lyncs too much for Falcon boys"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"It's been a tough two weeks for the South Whidbey boys basketball team. On Friday and Saturday, the team lost its fourth and fifth games of the season. But after falling just two points short against Sultan in the weekend game, it is obvious that this year's varsity squad will not have to wait long to put that first tick mark in the win column. "

Historic house now a memory

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"A piece of South Whidbey's history went up in flames Sunday on a bluff overlooking Maxwelton beach. The dilapidated old Patton house, once a focal point of the rural community, was burned by Fire District 3 as a training exercise for new recruits, who sprayed water and a bit of foam at the structure. Nobody was allowed inside due to the unstable nature of the old building. "

Cold temperatures mean lights off at schools

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

Governor urges more conservation.

Off the Record

  • Dec 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:47PM

"Exotic desserts require exotic ingredients, which can't be found on South Whidbey. "

Audubon sets Christmas Bird Count

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"Whidbey Audubon Society will conduct its 14th annual Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, Dec. 16, when 15 teams will attempt to count all the birds in a 15-mile diameter circle centered at Arnold Road and Highway 20 and covering an area from the north side of Ault Field to south of Admirals Cove "

County OKs $17 million budget

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"Commissioners cap property tax raise at 2 percent, following the lead of many counties and cities across the state in increasing property taxes by only a small increment, as mandated by Initiative 722. "

Langley moves closer to sewer extension

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"Tthe Langley City Council has brought a new sewer extension policy to a first reading. Once the policy is passed at either the council's Dec. 20 or Jan. 3 meeting, only two major steps will remain in the city's year-long push to extend the existing sewer system -- finding grant money and finding a contractor. "

Plot prices go up at Langley Cemetery

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"As the city begins to open more than 800 new burial plots for sale at the Langley Woodmen Cemetery, the Langley City Council has voted to raise the price of burial plots by $100 to begin paying for some professional maintenance help. "

"It's service, but is it learning?"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"South Whidbey School District students are helping restore natural habitat and learning how to sail in the San Juans. They are also increasing recycling and aiding the poor through food and clothing drives. They are doing all these things and more, but are they really learning anything through all this service learning, as educators label it? "

Got work? Hire a Falcon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"If you have an odd job or two that needs doing and have a love for basketball, you need to Hire a Falcon. On Dec. 16, $30 will purchase four hours of work from a member of the South Whidbey High School boys basketball team during the Hire a Falcon fund raiser. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

My Christmas story: Caught in a pre-Christmas blizzard

Church events for the holidays

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

Special events at area churches celebrate the season.

Crab fishing opens

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"Recreational crab fishing opens Dec. 9 in two areas of Whidbey Island, according to a rule change announced Friday by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. "

Dog lost in burglary found

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

A black Labrador retriever scared away from a Lone Lake Road home during a burglary last week is safe with his family after a week-long search.

Santa Sightings

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:46PM

"When and where will Santa Claus appear on South Whidbey? Here are some times for Santa Sightings, including the schedule for his trips on the fire engine provided by Fire District 3. There will be others sightings; so kids, keep your eyes peeled. "

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