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Clinton beach backers embark on petition drive

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

A petition now in the works could be the first step toward the community of Clinton's desire to have its own saltwater beach.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"When I was growing up, my family alternated the celebration of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners between my Aunt Anna's house and our own. I loved going to my Aunt Anna's on holidays with a whole gaggle of other kids to play with, a swarm of women in the large kitchen, and groups of men discussing their cows, the price of milk, politics and winter snow, and all of them wanting to lift me off my feet and give me a hug. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"I've just read about the shopping frenzy that began last Friday morning, with lines of people waiting at 4 a.m. to get into WalMart, for crying out loud, and I have something to say to every reader out there who has children or grandchildren and is already caught up in the pre-Christmas mania. If there is one Christmas wish I have, it is that I could go back and re-do some of those Christmases when my children were small. "

Sports briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

News and notes about South Whidbey sports and recreation.

Former Falcons make college teams

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"Two 2000 South Whidbey High School graduates are continuing their basketball careers this winter on their new college teams. Kelsey Ellis and Brian Moote have both made the varsity squads at their respective schools, Central Washington University and the University of La Verne. "

FYI

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

Island County Sheriff's Report

Woman seeks dog gone after burglary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

A woman whose Lone Lake Road home was burglarized on Monday said the only thing she and her husband want back is their dog.

Students cheer up the holidays for the needy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"Every year, when the holiday season rolls around, cars and trucks full of food start to roll up to the Good Cheer food bank in Langley. And in the back of those cars and trucks are boxes upon boxes filled with food collected by local students. After setting donation records last year, the schools are pushing hard again this year. Langley Middle School dropped off almost 3,300 food items last week, while the high school's Key Club is trying to get 7,000 items together by Dec. 1. "

Read me a story

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"South Whidbey libraries provide the answer to kids' pleas with weekly storytimes for preschoolers plus stories and crafts for older children. At a recent Freeland Library storytime, Iona Rohan pets a plush lamb that storyteller Debby Colfer uses to illustrate the tale, Mary Had a Little Lamb. "

Orca baby visits Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

A new calf in K-pod traveling alongside its mother was photographed by the Center for Whale Research in late November. The calf and a pod of about 11 whales was sighted off Whidbey Island's west side by Coupeville-area resident Al Luneman.

Kids produce Salmon Adventure calendar

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"South Whidbey Intermediate School kids working under the guidance of local artists produced the artwork for the Community Calendar, called Bugs, Birds and Beyond. Among the contributors is Bridget Scott, who created these grasshoppers. "

"A lighter, brighter future for Bayview Hall"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"For the past two months, a group of South Whidbey people interested in sustainable living have been making plans to power Bayview Hall with solar panels. The panels, which the group plans to mount on the hall's roof, will power the hall's lighting, its refrigerator, heat blowers and other electrical devices. "

Couple say road names are wrong

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Brooks Hill Road is named after a family that spelled their name B-R-O-O-K-E, say Ed and Dorothy Cohn. The Cohns have proof, and want the county to change the name of the busy road into Langley. "

"Poles too high, new traffic light delayed"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

A new set of stoplights installed this week at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525 will hang dark over the roadway for another month-and-a-half.The poles holding the stoplights at the $1.2 million intersection project are too high and are in danger of interfering with high-voltage electric lines hanging nearby.

Langley holds I-722 line on taxes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Home and property owners in the city of Langley will only pay a few dollars more in property taxes this year. So few, in fact, that the difference between 2000 and 2001 property taxes probably wouldn't even by a deli sandwich for most taxpayers. "

Young kickers win Mukilteo tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Playing in the annual, season-ending Mukilteo Turkey Shoot, the Islanders U-11 girls team rang up five wins in 48 hours to take the championship trophy. "

'Tis the season to be a Friend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Star Store, Sing!Chronicity to donate some of their proceeds to Friends of Friends, the South Whidbey all-volunteer organization that helps people with medical conditions pay for some of their out-of-pocket expenses. "

Soroptimists will wrap your holiday gifts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

Bring your boxed holiday gift to Freeland this year and let the Soroptimist International Club of South Whidbey wrap it for you. All money raised from the project will help support local charities.

Initiative prompts tax notice changes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Property assessment statements, otherwise known as the Assessor's Notice of Change of Value, will be mailed to Island County landowners Thursday. In addition to the usual figures showing your property's assessed and market value for the current year and the previous year, the new forms will have two new classifications - previous limited assessed value and new limited assessed value, due to the passage of I-722 in November. "

She's an All-American woman

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Joey Shapiro, a 1997 South Whidbey High School graduate, placed third in the NCAA Division III cross country championships Nov. 18. The student at Williams College in Massachusetts became only the third All-American collegiate athlete to graduate from South Whidbey High School. "

Crab fishery closed

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

Allocation concerns shut down local waters.

Accidents injure three Southenders

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

Four South Whidbey drivers were injured or shaken during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in car accidents from Clinton to the Deception Pass Bridge.

"Poles too high, new traffic light delayed"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

A new set of stoplights installed this week at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525 will hang dark over the roadway for another month-and-a-half. Department of Transportation engineers who designed the $1.2 million intersection project have found the poles holding the stoplights are too high and are in danger of interfering with high-voltage electric lines hanging nearby.

Wayward tug pulled off the beach

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

Useless tug towed away from Useless Bay.

Enchanted Eagle Gallery celebrates Native American heritage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:42PM

"Angeles Pena of the Navajo Nation will appear in full regalia at a presentation Saturday, Dec. 2, beginning at 3 p.m. with storytelling, music and drums at Enchanted Eagle Gallery. An afternoon of Native American celebration follows. "

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