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Port approves updated plan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Waterfront, economic development projects addressed "

Ferry system debuts colorful new tickets

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Washington State Ferries has issued a new series of coupon books. They're in color and they did cost a little more to print, ferry officials said Monday. "

"Fire destroys house, leaves owner homeless"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

An early morning fire Thursday destroyed a Scatchet Head Road home and left a Clinton woman homeless.

Filing period coming up for elected offices

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Aspiring politicians or people who simply want to serve their community should take note of the approaching filing period for public offices in Island County.The filing period will be Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 at the Island County Auditor's Office in Coupeville. "

Hair-raising fund-raising

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:48PM

"Tonya Henny is willing to give up her luxuriously long dark brown hair to help raise money to fight cancer during this year's Relay for Life scheduled for next weekend, June 22-23 at the South Whidbey High School track. Henny has challenged fellow members of the Soroptimist Club of South Whidbey to help shear her hair by making donations to Relay to Life. "

Theater review

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Cathy's Creek at WICA has a strong message, stunning set and a gem of a musical score. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

You gotta love those Mariners...and their fans.

Man injured by meth discovery

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

A South Whidbey man who accidentally inhaled gases from discarded drug manufacturing equipment Sunday wound up with a two-day headache and a cautionary tale to tell.

South Whidbey Class of '01 graduates

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"As their parents, teachers, friends and relatives watched on Saturday, 164 South Whidbey High School graduates received diplomas and eased themselves out of their high school careers. Now, instead of counting down the weeks of summer vacation until the start of the next school year, the graduates of the Class of 2001 are looking for jobs, getting ready to go to college, or ticking off the days until they head off to one of the United States armed services. "

Maxwelton Salmon Adventure

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

News about the activities of the Maxwelton Salmon Adventure and the Outdoor Classroom.

Map software puts county info on the Web

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Island County government is getting a new, online look that could last if Internet users take advantage of it. "

Fire district seeks disaster actors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"If you've ever wanted to be an actor but have no particular talent, Fire District 3 has a job for you. "

There's nowhere to park at school

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"For the past month, students have been forced to be inventive at finding new places and methods of parking their cars. The school parking lot is jammed beyond overflowing. The Island County Sheriff's Department has started giving out parking tickets to student drivers who park in fire lanes and other illegal spots, so both students and school administrators are looking for ways to reduce the parking pressure for next year. "

"Expanded, escorted parade thrills graduating seniors, kids"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"The annual high school senior parade on Tuesday took a detour off its usual route between the South Whidbey Community Park and downtown Langley to swing through the parking lots at the primary and intermediate schools, giving the graduating seniors a look back at their past while the younger students were treated to a glimpse of their future. "

Counselor loses attorney over conflict of interest

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock ruled during a hearing that Skinner has a conflict of interest and can no longer represent counselor Glenn Jolley in an indecent liberties case.

Freeland Friends need an angel -- fast

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Friends of Freeland has been raising money to purchase 18 rural acres to preserve in the fast-growing commercial zone, but it's unlikely they will meet their financial goal by June 15.Herb Hunt, a founder of Friends, said Thursday the group is short of raising the purchase price of around $615,000. "

Moore will get tidelands lease for marina

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

Administrators and staff working for the city of Langley proved this week that they want Langley businesswoman Linda Moore to rebuild and reopen the Langley Marina.

Three copters take victims from ferry dock

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

A helicopter with a victim inside waits on the Clinton ferry dock for a second copter to land before taking off for Harborview Medical Center. Another helicopter brought the third victim to the hospital. The record number of helicopter landings and fast action by rescue personnel saved some lives Tuesday afternoon at the Clinton ferry dock.

Clinton gymnast is state champ

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Clinton's Maya Nakano became a state gymnastics champion this spring, winning the balance beam and floor exercise events as well as the all-around competition at the Washington State Level 4 gymnastics championships April 28 at Inglemoor High School. "

Chum Run goes off road

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"The fishiest running race on South Whidbey literally hits the trail this month when the third Annual Chum Run sends runners on 5K and 10K treks through the woods at the South Whidbey Community Park on Saturday, June 30. "

Clinton girl snags giant marlin

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"While Whidbey Islanders were trying to catch 10-pound winter run salmon a Clinton girl found far more substantial fishing success in Hawaii.Jocelyn Helland, 16, was able to hook and land a huge 373 pound blue marlin, a feat made all the more remarkable because she hauled the fish in on 30-pound test line. The landing effort took more than an hour. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

Advice from a senior to the graduating seniors.

Bayview grads move on

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Confident that their students are ready to join the adult world, teachers from Bayview High School kindly and gently showed the school's 13 graduates the door Thursday afternoon.With more than 50 friends, parents, and family members watching, as well as members of the South Whidbey School District's Board of Education, the Bayview class of 2001 was sent off to learn and do the work for which their teachers have prepared them. "

Hoopsters shoot away the rust

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Seven high school basketball teams with less than 14 days of practice time between them and almost no sleep the night before proved Saturday at the Falcon Spring Classic that there is life after the basketball season.The off-season tournament primarily showed off the shooting skills of players from South Whidbey, Quincy, Sultan, Granite Falls, Coupeville, Klahowya and High Road Academy. "

"PTA honors volunteers, teachers with Golden Awards"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Eight South Whidbey Parent Teacher Association members earned the Golden Acorn/Golden Apple awards last month in recognition of their exemplary dedication and volunteer service to children, schools and community. "

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