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South Whidbey readies for major Music Festival

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

A big weekend of music on Aug.4 and 5 will bring national bands to South Whidbey Community Park. Among the performers will be legendary rock star Country Joe McDonald. The festival will feature 13 bands plus instrument workshops.

Next stop: Ohana Island

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

Langley Police Officer Ryan Raulerson catches Ohana Island participant Bev Helland in the act of trying to smuggle food and other comfort items in her luggage during a pre-departure search Friday. Helland and 13 other firefighters and rescue personnel flew to a remote island yesterday to take part in a Survivor style fund-raiser and training exercise.

Tilth marks 30 years of Whidbey farmers' markets

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

"Thirty years of Farmers' Markets on South Whidbey will be celebrated Saturday, July 7, beginning at 10 a.m. at South Whidbey Tilth, at Thompson Road and Highway 525. A special program will begin at 11 a.m. to introduce market founders Twomey Orr Twomey and Rose Dobson, who were among the first vendors in 1976.. "

Holmes Harbor sewer board gives homeowners few answers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

About 100 homeowners who live in the Holmes Harbor Sewer District did not get many of the answers they wanted Thursday night to questions about about a $20 million bond sale that seems to have gone bad.Bond questions have also apparently halted area home sales.

Friends of Freeland still working toward goal

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

"In spite of a June 15 deadline to meet its financial goal of raising approximately $615,000, the Friends' bid to buy 18 acres in the heart of Freeland's commercial area is inching forward. The process has been extended based on the length of time it is taking to schedule commercial appraisal. "

Local runners dogged at Chum Run

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

"Dave Westlake and John O'Hara of Redmond won the 5K and 10K events in the 2001 Maxwelton Salmon Adventure Chum Run last weekend, but got a little help from their friends. The two training partners showed up with their dogs, which set the pace for the runners on their way to convincing victories. "

Library cards may settle porn access issue

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

Sno-Isle Regional Library may let parents make the decision when it comes to their children's access to the Internet.

Island corrections officer dies

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:54PM

"Tony Dobson, well-known community corrections officer and avid boater, was killed Thursday night in a tree-cutting accident at his Whidbey home. "

Parks offers variety of summer tennis programs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

"A slate of tennis programs and tournaments offered by South Whidbey Parks and Recreation this summer may not hold the drama of Wimbledon, but parks tennis instructors are hoping Southend kids and adults will take a whack at the sport anyway. Programs began July 1 and go through August. "

There's a 'Fiddler on the Roof' in The Clyde

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

"Martha Murphy brings an ambitious musical to The Clyde Theater during Choochokam weekend, directing Whidbey Children's Theater in Fiddler on the Roof, Jr. A cast of 30 costumed young actors will sing and dance the memorable music of the famous play. "

It's Choochokam weekend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

"Two days of music, arts, performances, festival food and even musical theater come to Langley Saturday and Sunday. One of the major draws is Swamp Mama Johnson, who will play for the Saturday night street dance. "

Barnyard basketball

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

"Eight grown men riding atop highly-trained court donkeys gave new and slower meaning to the fast break and the run-and-gun as they played the strangest sport this side of polo in the fourth annual Donkey Basketball game, pitting teams from Fire Protection District 3 and the South Whidbey Eagles Club against each other in a benefit for local charities and the Eagles Club. "

"School district approves roofing, electrical projects"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

"Martin Laster, superintendent, told the South Whidbey school board at June's regular meeting that there should be $100,000 available from the 2000-2001 budget, above and beyond the fund balance, to take into next year. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

Alaska trip full of superlatives.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

A funny thing happened on my way to the Fourth....

Clinton accident snarls traffic

  • Jul 2, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:53PM

A two-car accident on Highway 525 Saturday sent a woman to the hospital.

FYI: Island County Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

Items from the Sheriff's log.

Rural county bill dies late in session

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"County loses $400,000 annually. "

Langley to upgrade harbor power

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"The city of Langley will pay $13,950 this summer to provide electricity to more boaters docking in its Small Boat Harbor. "

"Celebrate, America: Festival and fireworks usher in the Fourth"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"The shores of Holmes Harbor will echo with the sounds of patriotic music, the words of inspirational speakers, and the booming report of shells as fireworks explode in the skies above when Celebrate America, the annual pre-Fourth of July festival returns on Tuesday, July 3. "

Whidbey is true blue on the Fourth Of July

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"The calendar may say that the Fourth of July is just one day in the middle of the week, but Whidbey Islanders know it's more than that. From the evening festival Celebrate America on the eve of the fourth at Freeland Park, complete with fireworks, to the Maxwelton parade and the big Oak Harbor Olde Fashioned Fourth of July, there is no lack of things to do for this year's Independence Day celebration. "

Firefighters to go native in 'Survivor' stunt

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Fifteen South Whidbey firefighters, medics, and rescue volunteers will be marooned for more than a week on a desert island starting July 6, where they will have nothing to eat but rice, berries, bugs, and all the fish they can catch with a length of string and a fish hook. "

Hagstrom girls to lead Maxwelton Parade

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Most of the Hagstrom girls, shown here in 1961, will lead this year's Maxwelton Fourth of July Parade. From the left are Marlene, Alice, Jean, Evelyn, Frances and their mother Kathrine. Kathrine and Frances have passed away but the rest are expected at the parade. "

Holmes Harbor Sewer District under state investigation

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

Two hundred homeowners living within the Holmes Harbor Sewer District may have to pay back investors for $20 million in assessment bonds allegedly sold illegally by the district late last year.

Parks Department offers gymnastics classes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:52PM

"Kids this summer can tumble, leap, balance and flip as they learn some basic gymnastics in a new course being offered by South Whidbey Parks and Recreation. "

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