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Fancy outhouse goes up at Bayview

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:44PM

"Construction has begun on what will likely become Whidbey Island's fanciest outhouse.The owners weren't trying to make the pages of Outhouse Beautiful, however. The outhouse, more aptly described as a composting toilet building, will serve as an example to islanders who want to be more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly in the way they live. "

Law gives medics more treatment freedom

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

An addendum to a three-year-old state law will allow emergency medical technicians around the state to administer a powerful drug in their medical kit more freely.

Three galleries open new art shows

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

Truman Castle's impressionistic paintings of Whidbey Island scenes will be on exhibit at Bayview Gallery starting Saturday. Also opening new art shows are Gaskill/Olson and Museo galleries.

Earth Dance to take place at Langley Park

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

"A group of island dancers and musicians will present a free performance on Saturday at Langley Park featuring Boom, Boom, Boom, a 21st Century Earth Dance that was choreographed by Deborah Hay as part of the Solo Performance Commissioning Project in August 2000 at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. "

Smilin' Dog is new venue for Open Mic Night

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

"Musicians, poets and singers, along with those who enjoy listening, are invited to take part in a special Open Mic Night at the Smilin' Dog Coffee House Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m. The event will benefit Friends of Freeland. Hosting and emceeing the evening's parade of local stars are four familiar faces: Buffy Cribbs, Ben Gilmore, John Kimbel and Dan Monte-Calvo. "

Four chosen for Girls State

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

">South Whidbey American Legion Post 141 and Auxiliary is sending an all-time high of four students to Evergreen Girls State this summer. All juniors, the girls include Hannah Shafaat, Amy Berto, Melody Ward and Stephanie Jacobson. "

Women go to prison to talk about nonviolence

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

"Margaret Moore and Asha Machala, both of South Whidbey, are facilitators of the program Alternatives to Violence, a three-day intensive workshop that involves a series of structured experiences or exercises.And they lead these workshops at the Monroe pentitentiary. "

County program aids new parents with child-rearing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

Program focuses on improving family life for busy young parents.

Falcon fastpitch does well at state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

The young South Whidbey fastpitch team returned Saturday from its first-ever appearance in the state 2A tournament after winning one game and pushing a tournament favorite to the limit before succumbing.It was an astounding performance for a team that just two years ago didn't win a game.

Falcon fastpitch does well at state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

The young South Whidbey fastpitch team returned Saturday from its first-ever appearance in the state 2A tournament after winning one game and pushing a tournament favorite to the limit before succumbing.It was an astounding performance for a team that just two years ago didn't win a game.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

"Get in line for the chicken, please. "

Ceremonies at cemeteries remember war veterans

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

"Bayview Cemetery was crowded with more than 50 people Monday morning, come to remember war veterans in a Memorial Day observance organized by the South Whidbey American Legion Post and the South Whidbey Veterans of Foreign War. "

Real heroes see Pearl Harbor -- again

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

"Several Western Washington survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor said the new movie about that event is definitely Hollywood's version, but with enough history to be useful for those too young to know what it meant to Americans. "

Library seeks input on Internet porn

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:43PM

Sexual content on the Internet will be the subject of four upcoming meetings sponsored by the Sno-Isle Regional Library System.

More red roofs coming to fairgrounds

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

"Two major projects under way at the Island County Fairgrounds will add shiny red roofs to the commercial building and the historic Pole Building.Both jobs were about half done at the end of last week, and expectation was that they would be finished within the next two weeks.The South Whidbey Lions Club is handling the tough chore of putting the new roof on the commercial building, while KDI Roofing Systems of Clinton is in charge of the even more challenging and dangerous Pole Building job "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

Chronologically gifted want a better acronym.

Tennis team takes second at state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

"Junior Paige Jolley sets up for a backhand return in a first-round doubles match at the state 2A tournament in Yakima Friday. She and partner Kaitlin King placed fourth overall, while the team won second place in the championship meet and a second doubles team took first. "

Tracksters shine at state meet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

"Braden Giswold ran his way to first place in the 1,600 and 800 meter events at the state championship, and was one of the quartet in the 4X400 relay win.Giswold and the two McGillen sisters paced Falcon track at state. "

Police log

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

Items from the Island County Sheriff's Report.

High school students get education from big laughs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

"Students from South Whidbey High School's drama department recently played the roles of 28 fictional students, school administrators, staff, and worried parents in the original play Help! I'm Trapped in a High School. Two more dramas will be performed on Friday. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:42PM

Everyone has a catch-all drawer.

Volunteer refurbishes donated sailboat for Parks and Rec

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"Teens and adults who want to learn how to sail a boat in Puget Sound have an almost-new, clean and shiny craft to practice on thanks to several days of donated time and labor from a South Whidbey sailing enthusiast.Dale Evans, a retired commercial fisherman, spent about 80 hours during the past few months scraping, sanding, cleaning, repainting, and re-rigging a 21-foot San Juan sailboat donated to South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District last summer. "

Low watt lights bargain offered

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

There is still an opportunity to get a discount on low wattage light bulbs on South Whidbey thanks to a recent donation.

Community Forum decides to plan Clinton

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"The planning torch in Clinton has been picked up by the Clinton Community Forum, which is holding a meeting next week to talk about planning. The action comes more than a month after the county-appointed Clinton Subarea Planning Committee decided to stop planning after concluding that residents there are satisfied with the area's treatment in the Island County Comprehensive Plan. "

Falcon golfers make mark at state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"South Whidbey's Alec Osenbach, left, and Jeff Strong teamed up to finish sixth at the 2A state golf tournament this week. "

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