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Car rolled as man flees police

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

A Clinton man apparently trying to elude a deputy rolled his pickup truck on Campbell Road late Saturday night.

Artists become Friends of the Grange

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"A group of about a dozen island actors, musicians, artists and writers have decided to pool their talents and mix history and art. The newly formed Grass Roots calls itself Friends of the Deer Lagoon Grange -- A Creative Arts Project. "

Langley Middle Schoolers head to Falcon land

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

Langley Middle School eighth graders are now the South Whidbey High School class of 2005.

Walking for life

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"The South Whidbey community will bring the fight against cancer to the high school track this weekend for the 2001 edition of the Relay for Life, raising money for the American Cancer Society. "

PSE gives credit for reducing energy consumption

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

Some South Whidbey electricity customers were pleasantly surprised this month when their Puget Sound Energy bills gave them money back for reducing their power consumption.

Four arrested following burglary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

A burglary north of Greenbank in the Ledgewood Beach area resulted in the arrest of four young people last Friday.

Volunteers needed for Tri-the-Rock

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District is looking for volunteers interested in helping run the fifth annual Tri-the-Rock Whidbey Island Triathlon on Aug. 4. Volunteers are needed to help with race communications, parking, timing, water stops, and the coveted body-marking positions. "

Triple Threat helped by South Whidbey six

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"South Whidbey has a big presence on the regional Triple Threat 14-and-under fastpitch team. Six of the team's 12 players are from South Whidbey, and the team has already achieved great success, compiling a record of 26 wins and only 6 losses against some of the best teams in the state. "

First Excellence in Teaching honor awarded

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

South Whidbey High School teacher Mark Racicot was presented with the first annual Endowment for Excellence in Teaching Mentorship Award of the South Whidbey Schools Foundation during the high school senior awards assembly June 7.

FYI: Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

Items from the Island County Sheriff's log.

Father's Day has special meaning for solo dad

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"Almost three years ago, Michael Smith became a single father to his two daughters when Linda, his wife and their mother, died of cancer. Today he is managing a commuting job with his dual parenting role with grace and humor. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:50PM

"You're never sure, when you set out to write a column, what's going to strike a reader's fancy, but I sure found out last week that garlic can do it. "

Sealth grounding blamed on human error

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"The May 29 grounding of the ferry MV Sealth was caused by human error, a Washington State Ferries investigation has concluded. "

Kingston cable incident prompts systemwide check

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"Cables at the Clinton and Mukilteo ferry docks and all other docks in the ferry system will be checked as a result of an accident in Kingston in which two large cable systems broke, sending the 200,000 pound transfer span and apron plummeting into Puget Sound, along with a ferry worker. "

Cathlamet crew rescues two divers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

The ferry Cathlamet interrupted its routine Thursday night to snatch out of the water two scuba divers whose boat had sunk.

Planning under way for Loganberry Festival

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"This summer's Loganberry Festival at the Greenbank Farm is set for Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15, and call is out for volunteers. The first volunteer meeting will be held Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 p.m. at the farm. "

WICA announces dance scholarship winner

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"Langley resident Meghan Ballog has been named the winner of the first Barbara Hatch LeBert Modern Dance Endowment scholarship. Ballog is currently pursuing a bachelor of fine arts degree in modern dance performance at The Boston Conservatory, where she plans to apply her award of $1,000 toward tuition. "

Competent Kids visit seniors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

The Competent Kids program ended another year last week with a visit to Bayview Senior Center to renew friendships with seniors involved in the Adult Day Services and Respite Program.The Competent Kids are primary and intermediate school students who spend their time learning and doing good deeds under the tutelage of Marla Shelton and Lorena Welch.

Civic Engagement Series explores Whidbey's future

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"The Citizens Growth Management Coalition and the Whidbey Institute in Clinton are co-sponsoring a series of evening events this month at the Whidbey CyberCafe in Clinton, focusing on civic engagement and healthy community development. "

New CADA Institute holds advocacy training

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"Advocacy Skills 101, a free 15-hour seminar, will be held June 22-24 in Oak Harbor, sponsored by Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse. "

Road shop burglary suspects arrested

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

"Two men were arrested and stolen items from the county's Bayview Road Shop were recovered on Wednesday, June 13. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:49PM

Remembering my father's charm.

"Blind brings nature, students together"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Built with wood taken from an ancient chicken house and fallen logs, and steel roofing plucked from Freeland's Island Recycling, a new wildlife blind built behind the South Whidbey Intermediate School couldn't look more natural. Designed and assembled by AmeriCorps member Nick Pate over the past four months, the structure looks like it could have been sitting the the woods for 100 years. "

Cole to leave parks position

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"After working almost six years as the director of the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District, Jerry Cole called it quits last Friday when he resigned to take a parks position in Port Angeles. "

How about a little cheer?

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

Little football players will be cheered on by little cheerleaders this summer if enough girls turn out for the new South Whidbey Youth Football Cheer League. The league is being organized by Joanna Dernbach who oversees a large youth cheerleading program in Oak Harbor which this year attracted 139 participants.

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