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Art celebrates healing in the annual exhibit

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:09PM

"The fifth annual art exhibit called Aliveness Through Cancer: Art Celebrating Healing returns to the Bayview Gallery the weekend of Sept. 7-9, with an opening reception Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. "

Horde of anglers creates problems at Bush Point

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:09PM

">This is the best fishing season in years, and anglers have pulled hundreds of pink and coho salmon from the waters just off the Bush Point beach. There is only about 130 feet of publicly owned beach; the rest is private, and property owners are feeling abused. The Port of South Whidbey has fielded complaints about littering, public urination, trespassing, and illegal parking. "

County officials get half their desired raise

  • Sep 4, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:09PM

Several elected officials have received half the pay raise they've requested from the Island County Commissioner.

"Students like 4-period day, but study shows drawbacks"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

"The South Whidbey School Board has received results from the first part of its $29,000 study of the high school's four-period day, and it suggests that a large majority of students support the program despite some educational drawbacks. "

Bush Point tops port priorities

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

Clinton beach drops down list.

Art as fashion on view at benefit luncheon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

"Wearable art for real people will be showcased at a fashion show and luncheon on Saturday, a fund-raiser for Home Health and Hospice of Whidbey General Hospital. "

South Whidbey gets only third football coach in 49 years

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

Mark Hodson takes over from Heggenes as 2001 season begins.

Langley bans mega houses

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

"Concerned that one day soon the city's building department could be faced with plans for a house so huge that the structure could dwarf an entire neighborhood, Langley planners drafted a rule last month that will tie house sizes to lot sizes and make it illegal for anyone to build a house larger than 5,000 square feet within the city limits. "

Confused squirrel causes three-car accident

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

Two cars following a car in front collided after the first car braked to avoid running down a squirrel in the roadway on Highway 525.

Island County Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

Incident reports from the Island County Sheriff.

Closed board meeting on 4-period day questioned

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

An open school board meeting scheduled for last Tuesday night was anything but open.

School budget up over 4 percent

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

Principal pay hikes approved.

Holmes homes not selling

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:08PM

Few buyers interested in troubled community

Langley walkway open for peds and pedalers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"Now fully paved and stretching from the Island County Fairgrounds to Brooks Hill Road, a pedestrian walkway in Langley is open to foot and wheeled traffic. But how well those mixed uses get along on the 6-foot-wide path has yet to be seen. "

Higher winter electric rates sought by PSE

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"Citing a big drop in wholesale electric prices and diminished hydroelectric production, Puget Sound Energy asked the state this week to increase residential electric rates 18 percent by Nov. 1. "

Sewer district gets new attorney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"Acting on advice from the state auditor's office, commissioners in the Holmes Harbor Sewer District fired the district's attorney Thursday night, then hired a Bellevue law firm to represent the district as it starts to untangle itself from an ill-advised bond sale. "

Tibet is seen through the art of children

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"The Art of the Painting Club an exhibit opening Saturday, Aug. 25, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bayview Gallery, celebrates the art of Tibetan and Sri Lanka children and a new line of note cards, journals and prints by Freeland's Great Path Publishing, with proceeds to benefit the children. "

Island Dance teacher stars in new video

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"Jennifer Bondelid, a faculty member at Island Dance in Clinton, recently returned from three weeks in the San Francisco area where she was one of the stars in the video series Esperanto, Pasporto al la Tuta Mondo (Esperanto, a Passport to the Whole World). "

Tree stops careening car short of house

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"While writing a speeding ticket Saturday night, Aug. 4, an Island County Sheriff's Deputy watched as an oncoming vehicle went off the highway and through a ditch, glanced off a power pole, then slammed head-on into a tree just in front of a house. "

All-day kindergarten spaces available

  • Aug 21, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 2:07PM

"South Whidbey Primary School still has spaces available in its full-day kindergarten program, according to Principal Bernie Mahar. "

Port plans to set priorities

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:06PM

The Port of South Whidbey commissioners have called a special meeting to do some prioritizing.

People use wrong end of trail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:06PM

"Just as the port commissioners feared, people are starting to use the wrong end of Dorothy Cleveland Trail which starts in Possession Beach Waterfront Park. "

Freeland fire station in the works

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:06PM

"Construction of a new fire station for Freeland should begin in September, according to Fire District 3 Chief Don Smith. The 8,000-square-foot building is expected to cost $1.2 million to $1.3 million. "

Intermediate school prepares for new year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:06PM

"South Whidbey Intermediate School Principal Doug Hale encourages new students in the school district to stop by and register now, well before the opening of school on Sept. 6. "

Hospital happy with new expansion bids

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:06PM

"The second time around went much better for the Whidbey General Hospital expansion project bids. Four bids were opened Wednesday and all were within the approved bid range, "

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