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Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Feathered friends ignore the whims of March.

Taste the sweets of Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"Annual benefit auction showcases dessert extravaganza, with musical and dance entertainment as well. This year's special silent auction item is a whimsical birdhouse chalet surrounded by chocolates and other confections in a spring theme. "

Left turn signal coming to Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

A left turn signal will be added to the new traffic light at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525 in Freeland.

Langley sewer committee organized

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Langley's new working committee on sewer expansion will start operating once Mayor Lloyd Furman finds 10 citizens willing to serve.

"Limb, not quake, shuts down school"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

Fire District 3 responded to reports of an electrical fire at Langley Middle School Tuesday afternoon. The problem eventually led to closing the school on Friday.

South Whidbey beats the bands -- earns first at Hampton Festival

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"The South Whidbey Jazz Band fills the University of Idaho Stage during the winners' concert Saturday. Brent Purvis' musicians took top honors at the prestigious Lionel Hampton Festival, and a South Whidbey student was also named best soloist. "

South Whidbey picks up the pieces after Island businesses quake and shake

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"Bottles shook, items fell off shelves, windows cracked and a few of the shop cats and dogs got as frightened as their owners, most of whom rushed outside from their stores during the 30 seconds or so of the rattle and roll. "

"Quake rattles us, but damage slight"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"After the earth settled Wednesday, South Whidbey came through the biggest earthquake here in 50 years in fine shape.People were scared as the buildings they were in rattled and as the ground bounced around them, but damage from the 6.8 magnitude quake was minimal.All South Whidbey School District buildings were evacuated according to well-practiced emergency plans as soon as the shaking stopped. Students waited outside while building were inspected. "

Uncle Sam has a farm on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:15PM

"The National Park Service owns 80.7 million acres of parks, monuments, historic sites, cemeteries, recreation areas, trails and even battlefields across the country. Now the federal agency also owns about 200 acres of dairy farm in the middle of Whidbey Island. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

Girl Scout cookies make great desserts

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

The best things in life include chocolate.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

Feel free to e-mail this to lots of people.

Man pleads not guilty to shaking baby

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"A 35-year-old Langley man may face over 12 years in prison if found guilty of shaking his infant daughter hard enough to cause brain damage, according to the Island County Sheriff's Department. "

Students take field for Ultimate Frisbee

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"they started running and throwing a Frisbee. Since September, South Whidbey students have been playing the game of Ultimate Frisbee twice a week under the tutelage of six-year Ultimate veteran Mark Wahl. Practically unknown on the high school sports landscape, Ultimate is a game of speed and endurance. It is played on football and soccer fields, with teams defending football-like end zones and combines skills from several sports. "

Hanging Chad mystery solved

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"Even Langley Mayor Lloyd Furman was a suspect in the grisly murder of Cat Catcher candidate Chad, all part of the fun of the annual Langley Mystery Weekend. So whodunit? "

Planning a permanent vacation? Check out @ Club Ded

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"Richard Evans' new play is called a chilling musical. Directed by Evans himself and starring David Licastro, the extravagant production will run for two weekends at The Clyde in Langley. "

Help buy Space Camp T-shirts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"A group of 24 students and two adult chaperones traveling soon to Huntsville, Ala. for Space Camp/Aviation Challenge 2001 are asking for some financial assistance from the community to provide T-shirts for the group. "

Newman Ponds to become 'Earth Sanctuary'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"While developers a mile down the highway stand accused of building an Exxon station in a wetland, a couple from Bellevue have a 500-year plan to make one of South Whidbey's most distinctive wetlands even better.Chuck and Claudia Pettis aren't kidding about the 500 years. "

Making false 911 report could become felony

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

Knowingly sending search and rescue personnel on a 911 wild goose chase would become a felony under a law proposed in the Legislature. The bill was prompted by an incident in Island County last August.

McDonald's looking again at Bayview

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

McDonald's is once again eyeing the Bayview area as the site of its first Whidbey Island restaurant outside of Oak Harbor.Island County Planning Director Phil Bakke confirmed Friday that somebody from the huge corporation had stopped by his department in Coupeville.

"Mosquito Fleet crowd small, but positive on run to Seattle"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"Everett-based Mosquito Fleet operated a test run between Everett/Clinton/Edmonds and Seattle each day last week, and by Thursday the trend was obvious. At this rate, the company couldn't break even, let alone make money, on a regularly scheduled passenger-only ferry. "

Larsen makes first visit to Whidbey as Congressman

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

"From the cafe to the prairie, Congressman Rick Larsen made his first tour of Whidbey Island Thursday since taking office in January.Meeting constituents isn't always laughter and handshakes, however. Larsen came across some serious concerns, particularly at the Clover Patch Cafe in Bayview, owned by longtime South Whidbey Democratic activist Neil Colburn. "

Teddy bears for children from children

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14PM

A group of young children celebrated Random Acts of Kindness week this month by raising money to buy teddy bears for other children.

Falcons share in basketball honors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:13PM

South Whidbey High School junior Hilary Wick was named an all-conference selection in the North Cascades Conference.

It isn't dirt cheap to build a dirt soccer field

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:13PM

"Committing to the full cost of dirt for a playfield isn't something the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners are quite ready to do.Dirt isn't dirt cheap any more, especially when it's a special mix used to cover dirt soccer fields. "

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