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Stores sell smokes to teen

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:45PM

Half of the six stores that were asked sold cigarettes to a minor in a recent compliance check done by the Washington State Liquor Control Board with assistance from the Island County Health Department.

Severinghaus is Co-op 'Artist of the Month

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:45PM

The Artists Cooperative of Whidbey Island showcases the images of Ed Severinghaus this month. The Langley photographer is December's Artist of the Month for wall art.

Troopers finally get their man

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:45PM

A Freeland man discovered who led a couple of state troopers on a high-speed car chase in a stolen pickup July 22 was sentenced on Dec. 1.

Falcon boys in close hoop contests

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"High scores in games against Coupeville, Bellevue Christian "

Falcon girls split two games to open hoop season

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"This week the South Whidbey girls basketball team enters competition in the North Cascades 2A Conference, following just two preseason games. South Whidbey lost a wild opening game at Coupeville on Friday, but on Saturday, playing in front of a home crowd, the Falcons dominated the Bellevue Christian Crusaders to win 64-47. "

"Langley Middle School dumpster dive yields recyclables, compostables"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"For anyone who has ever wondered what happens to garbage after it gets thrown into the trash can, a group of fearless Langley Middle School students can give a lecture tour on the subject. About 20 students in the school's Adventure Education class -- along with principal Greg Willis -- got really personal with their own refuse Monday morning when they went dumpster diving in the 20-cubic-yard steel container that holds all the school's garbage. With the students were staffers from the WSU Waste Warriors, the Island County Recycling program, and South Whidbey AmeriCorps. "

Whidbey veterans to remember Pearl Harbor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"This Thursday, Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor survivor Glenn Nichols and other members of Island Post 7482 of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Clinton, will hold a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day program at 11:30 a.m. at the Langley Post Office. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

Whidbey man talks about life on the picket line in the Seattle newspaper strike.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

Whidbey man talks about life on the picket line in the Seattle newspaper strike.

Hate groups fail to appear on anniversary of Mathews' death

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"It's the first week of December, and for the first time in years, there is no sign of neo-Nazi activity on Whidbey Island.That's great news for the Island County Sheriff's Department, which has been tracking annual visits by hate groups since Dec. 8, 1984, when the FBI killed Robert Mathews in a fiery shootout in Greenbank. Mathews founded The Order, a notorious hate group based in Idaho. "

Clinton beach backers embark on petition drive

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

A petition now in the works could be the first step toward the community of Clinton's desire to have its own saltwater beach.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"When I was growing up, my family alternated the celebration of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners between my Aunt Anna's house and our own. I loved going to my Aunt Anna's on holidays with a whole gaggle of other kids to play with, a swarm of women in the large kitchen, and groups of men discussing their cows, the price of milk, politics and winter snow, and all of them wanting to lift me off my feet and give me a hug. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"I've just read about the shopping frenzy that began last Friday morning, with lines of people waiting at 4 a.m. to get into WalMart, for crying out loud, and I have something to say to every reader out there who has children or grandchildren and is already caught up in the pre-Christmas mania. If there is one Christmas wish I have, it is that I could go back and re-do some of those Christmases when my children were small. "

Sports briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

News and notes about South Whidbey sports and recreation.

Former Falcons make college teams

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"Two 2000 South Whidbey High School graduates are continuing their basketball careers this winter on their new college teams. Kelsey Ellis and Brian Moote have both made the varsity squads at their respective schools, Central Washington University and the University of La Verne. "

FYI

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

Island County Sheriff's Report

Woman seeks dog gone after burglary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

A woman whose Lone Lake Road home was burglarized on Monday said the only thing she and her husband want back is their dog.

Students cheer up the holidays for the needy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:44PM

"Every year, when the holiday season rolls around, cars and trucks full of food start to roll up to the Good Cheer food bank in Langley. And in the back of those cars and trucks are boxes upon boxes filled with food collected by local students. After setting donation records last year, the schools are pushing hard again this year. Langley Middle School dropped off almost 3,300 food items last week, while the high school's Key Club is trying to get 7,000 items together by Dec. 1. "

Read me a story

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"South Whidbey libraries provide the answer to kids' pleas with weekly storytimes for preschoolers plus stories and crafts for older children. At a recent Freeland Library storytime, Iona Rohan pets a plush lamb that storyteller Debby Colfer uses to illustrate the tale, Mary Had a Little Lamb. "

Orca baby visits Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

A new calf in K-pod traveling alongside its mother was photographed by the Center for Whale Research in late November. The calf and a pod of about 11 whales was sighted off Whidbey Island's west side by Coupeville-area resident Al Luneman.

Kids produce Salmon Adventure calendar

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"South Whidbey Intermediate School kids working under the guidance of local artists produced the artwork for the Community Calendar, called Bugs, Birds and Beyond. Among the contributors is Bridget Scott, who created these grasshoppers. "

"A lighter, brighter future for Bayview Hall"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"For the past two months, a group of South Whidbey people interested in sustainable living have been making plans to power Bayview Hall with solar panels. The panels, which the group plans to mount on the hall's roof, will power the hall's lighting, its refrigerator, heat blowers and other electrical devices. "

Couple say road names are wrong

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Brooks Hill Road is named after a family that spelled their name B-R-O-O-K-E, say Ed and Dorothy Cohn. The Cohns have proof, and want the county to change the name of the busy road into Langley. "

"Poles too high, new traffic light delayed"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

A new set of stoplights installed this week at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525 will hang dark over the roadway for another month-and-a-half.The poles holding the stoplights at the $1.2 million intersection project are too high and are in danger of interfering with high-voltage electric lines hanging nearby.

Langley holds I-722 line on taxes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:43PM

"Home and property owners in the city of Langley will only pay a few dollars more in property taxes this year. So few, in fact, that the difference between 2000 and 2001 property taxes probably wouldn't even by a deli sandwich for most taxpayers. "

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