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Freeland signal still two weeks away from lighting up

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

"Though continuing work on a new signal at the intersection of Highway 525, Fish Road and Main Street in Freeland may seem to be making driving there more confusing, officials from the state Department of Transportation are promising a working set of traffic lights within two weeks. In the meantime, drivers are also complaining about a new concrete lane divider they say is an accident ready to happen. "

Music as therapy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

"Music therapist Barbara Dunn has spent nearly 18 years using music as an element of the healing art, whether it's leading songs at an AIDS hospice or playing the kazoo with a gleeful child. "

Children learn about other cultures from Simon and Barklee

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

New children's book by Langley man follows the adventures of a bird and a dog in France.

County joins appeal of new shoreline laws

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

This week Island County joined a lawsuit attempting to delay implementation of new shoreline development regulations by the state Department of Ecology.

Port calls special meeting on Greenbank Farm

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

Public interest in the future management of the Greenbank Farm has led Port of Coupeville commissioners to schedule a special hearing on the matter next Tuesday.

Wrestlers roll to win in Granite Falls

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

The South Whidbey High School wrestling team continued a week-long winning streak Thursday night by defeating Granite Falls 54-18.

Falcon girls lose in overtime

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:03PM

South Whidbey's girls basketball team lost in overtime at Granite Falls Tuesday to fall to 2-4 in North Cascades Conference play.

Falcon Buddies meet the players

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"On Saturday, Jan. 13, starting at 11 a.m., kindergarten through sixth-grade kids can meet their favorite high school basketball players at a Falcon Buddy get-together at South Whidbey High School. "

Granite Falls escapes Falcons' grasp

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"Even with the help of a 21-point scoring performance by junior Tim Gabelein and two three-point plays in the last 3 minutes of the game, South Whidbey High School's boy basketball players could not get past Granite Falls Tuesday as they lost their 10th game of the season 47-41. "

Clinton residents struggle with their future

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"About 100 people showed up Tuesday night to usher in the next phase of the Clinton planning effort.According to members of the Clinton Subarea Planning committee, the audience was about 98 more than the prior record. The Island County Planning Department billed the meeting as an open house to update people on the committee's two years of work and what will come next. "

Give us our beach!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

It appears that Clinton residents clearly want their beach back.More than 750 petition signatures were gathered in only about a month by volunteers with the Clinton Community Forum. Those signatures were turned in Wednesday night to the Port of South Whidbey Commissioners.

Rowers propose a small boat center in Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

A group of rowing enthusiasts came to the Port of South Whidbey meeting Wednesday with plans in hand for a small boat center they hope the Port will build in or near Freeland Park.

Give us our beach!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

It appears that Clinton residents clearly want their beach back. More than 750 petition signatures were gathered in only about a month by volunteers with the Clinton Community Forum. Those signatures were turned in Wednesday night to the Port of South Whidbey Commissioners.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

Imagine life in the 21st century.

What to cook in 35-foot seas?

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

Jack Williams is a South Whidbey resident and former cook at Useless Bay Country Club who now cooks at sea. He will send an occasional recipe by e-mail when time and waves allow.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

January should be called National Diet Month.

Whidbey General to screen newborns' hearing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"Whidbey General Hospital has been awarded a Washington State Department of Health grant to develop a program for early hearing loss screening, diagnosis and intervention. WGH was one of five hospitals to receive the grant. "

Extreme high tides predicted this week

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"The highest tides since 1987 are taking place this week and may pose a threat to waterfront property owners, particularly if the tides are combined with strong winds. "

Falcons start fast once scoreboard starts working

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Early lead short-lived, overcome by Meridian's size and skill. "

County to pay some drainage costs in clearcut

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

A recent clearcut in the Fox Spit Road area will require Island County to spend an unknown amount of money to protect bluff and beachfront homes in the cut's drainage path.

Island routes hit less by ferry hikes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Whidbey Island's two ferry routes escaped the full impact of a new round of ticket price hikes proposed by the Washington State Ferries Tariff Committee.

"County, state fail to work out burn rules"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Even though statewide regulations should have stopped almost all unpermitted outdoor burning in Island County as of Jan. 1, county residents are getting a six-month reprieve that will allow them to continue burning as usual until June 30. "

Man arrested in New Year's rape

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 41-year-old Langley man New Year's Day after he allegedly was stopped in the act of raping an unconscious woman at a New Year's party.

Wrestlers win first-ever tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Inspired to do some serious winning after suffering a 41-17 dual meet loss to Lakewood last Thursday, the South Whidbey High School boys wrestling team sent nine wrestlers to the finals and won three weight-class championships to win the Sky Valley Invitational Tournament in Sultan Saturday. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Holy cheese! Swiss relax in birthday suits.

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