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Authorities identify dead sailor

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:10PM

A man whose body and sailboat washed ashore at Maxwelton Beach late Thursday has been identified by the Island County Coroner's office.

Scatchet Head really digs spartina

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:10PM

Volunteers pull aquatic weed to avoid spraying

Off the Record

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:10PM

"You can't entrust your land to the guys who wear the star...the big, bright money-lined star."

City enlists allies to help fight DNR over tidelands lease

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

"Three weeks after attempting to gain an audience with state DNR officials to renegotiate a tidelands lease, the city of Langley called in its big guns to push the issue."

Langley Council member takes on the EDC

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

"Disappointed over recent actions taken by the Island County Economic Development Council, Langley City Council member Neil Colburn took a few public shots at the agency last week."

Plea bargain drops kidnapping charge

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

A 40-year-old Langley man who was facing kidnapping charges for assaulting his estranged wife and keeping her fom calling 911 recently pleaded to lesser charges in Island County Superior Court.

New board policy encourages school attendance

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

School officials are hoping a new policy adopted Monday night will help cure an attendance problem at South Whidbey High School.

"Lear and Campbell offer evening of song, stories"

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

"Tina Lear, left, and Courtney Campbell will perform their second annual concert together on Sunday, July 30, at Thomas Berry Hall."

"Kids, get those puckers in shape"

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

"There's a bubble gum blowing contest at the Fair this year, and kids need to get in shape to blow their biggest, said organizer Eva Mae Gabelein."

Slightly retired

  • Jul 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

When wild animals behave like parents

The fine art of baby delivering

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

"The ancient art of midwifery is alive and thriving at the Greenbank Women's Clinic and Birth Center, where women are encouraged to trust their feelings and let go of fear."

School board meets Monday

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

The South Whidbey School Board will begin its new tradition of meeting on Monday beginning July 24

Fire district gives volunteers stipends

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:09PM

"Looking to expand its services and programs without adding more full-time employees to its staff, South Whidbey's Fire District 3 will begin to pay stipends to some volunteers by the end of this year."

"Cathlamet malfunctions, pushed to dock by Navy"

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"The most dependable boat in the fleet finally malfunctioned Wednesday, an unexpected failure which forced ferry users to waste hundreds of hours waiting in long lines in Mukilteo and Clinton."

Sheriff orders burn ban

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"After a wildfire burned three acres of wetland Wednesday, the Island County Sheriff's Office dropped a burn ban on county residents that prohibits almost all types of outdoor burning until Aug. 20."

Wayward flares set Double Bluff wildfire

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Two marine flares shot off on a lark by an 18-year-old man set a portion of the Double Bluff grasslands burning out of control Wednesday.Nearly every available truck and volunteer firefighter attached to a Fire District 3 station turned out at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to fight the blaze.

Keystone ferry stops for overturned canoe

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

A false alarm brought a United States Coast Guard helicopter over Whidbey Island waters Friday after the Washington State Ferry Quinault sailed by an overturned canoe on its way to Port Townsend.

Meet the artists with Feats of Clay

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Artists with feats of clay will show and sell their work in an exhibit of the same name at the CyberC@fe this weekend.

Langley galleries hold Summer Art Walk

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"Nine Langley galleries will celebrate summer with an evening art walk Saturday, July 22, from 6-9 p.m."

Gerber bronze 'Reggie' honors Childers and Proctor

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"The sculpture will be installed in style on Saturday in front of Gaskill/Olson Gallery, formerly Childers/Proctor Gallery, where Reggie was the official greeter and mascot."

Freeland water supply in good shape

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Freeland appears to have sufficient groundwater to accommodate the growth being planned for the future.

Fire victim safe at home of daughter

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

A woman who lost everything in a fire near Freeland July 12 wants her friends to know she's OK.

Off the Record

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Get away to Vancouver in the summer

Ferry slip goes into partial service

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"Weekend, early morning, and evening ferry users are enjoying faster trips between Clinton and Mukilteo, but it will be a while before all commuters enjoy the same experience."

Vandals blow up school power box

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"Damage to a school power box that was partially blown up Friday night could range from $5,000 to $20,000."

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