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"Two weekends, two markets, too cool"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"Tilth, Bayview open fresh food season to eager crowds of shoppers buying everything from fresh lettuce and vegetables to cinnamon rolls and llama fur. Bayview Farmers Market produce merchant Jim Cowperthwaite was among those selling plants on opening day. "

Freeland Cafe's Petite Bryant-Hunt is KCTS Chef`

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"Petite Bryant-Hunt of the Freeland Cafe, left, with KCTS producer Nicole Metcalf, are the subjects of Channel 9 photographer Tom Speer, who came in for the tight shots during a filming at the cafe last month. The segment will air on KCTS Chefs this Saturday. "

Dish vacuum may change dishwashing forever

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"Mark Arnold, who owns and operates Arnold's Septic Systems, has invented a kitchen appliance that would make his job almost obsolete and allow Whidbey Island's 9,000 septic tank owners to use their systems longer before calling someone like him to clean them out. "

Sapori Cafe reopens under new ownership

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"For the first time in months, the coffee was flowing Friday morning at Langley's Sapori restaurant.The popular breakfast and lunch establishment, which was known as The Raven until it became Sapori in 1998, re-opened Friday after a three-month closure. "

Financially embattled Harbor Air owner may sell

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

A Harbor Air spokesman says the company officials are seeking outside capital infusions to help bail them out of their financial predicament.

Building supply firm has new store in Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"Shelves are stacked with the latest power and hand tools, cans of paint are ready for mixing, a model kitchen is in place, freshly milled lumber is stacked in the yard, and 11 employees are eager to report to work at the newly completed lumberyard. Frontier Industries, which has been operating out of the old Copeland Lumber building for the past year, will open brand new doors for business at 7 a.m. Monday. "

High school fights violence through talking

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"During a week in which the nation marked the second anniversary school shootings in Columbine, Colo., students at South Whidbey High School were learning to listen to one another.Keying in on the fact that school violence often stems from bullying, teasing, or a lack of tolerance, students did some talking during their third-period classes last week about how to determine if a classmate might be a danger to himself or others. They also talked about how each student can prevent others from feeling the rejection and depression cited as the root cause of many incidents of school violence around the country. "

Nichols ponders Tonasket facility

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"While Boeing is looking for another city for its headquarters, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders is thinking about starting another production facility in Tonasket.Unlike Boeing, Nichols Brothers' top managers aren't planning to move to the new city. "

Mobile home park proposal dies

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"More than 40 Thompson Road residents gave a near unanimous thumbs down to a 51-acre, 75-unit mobile home park Saturday afternoon when they had a face-to-face meeting with the project's hopeful developer. "

"Skateboard, motocross shop has supplies for X-athletes"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:41PM

"Hoping to be the official equipment supplier to a fast-growing population of South Whidbey extreme athletes, Jason Janes has opened a new Clinton store, Island Skate and Cycle. "

"Falcons, Mountaineers split two games"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

South Whidbey spotted Mount Baker four unearned runs in the first inning but stormed back to win a 11-7 baseball game Friday

New shops showcase island collectibles

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"Shops from Freeland to Greenbank are welcoming spring and its tourists with items from old gardens, kitchens and grandmother's attic. Among this is Kate's Cabin, where owners Leslie Saelens, Heidi Norris, Jennifer Whiteman and Joni Reed have both garden antiques and shabby chic. "

Collections of Collectibles

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"New shops offering unique antiques and collectibles have opened on South Whidbey. Among them is Kate's Cabin, with owners shown here; Whidbey's Wacky Women are also in Freeland; and in Greenbank, two businesswomen have opened 20th Century Collectibles. "

"Mold battle won, Freeland bank reopens"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"Officials of InterWest Bank called in mold busters to battle the problem at the Freeland branch of the bank. Customers of the branch for the past week were greeted by closed for maintenance signs. The reason: Greenish, gray, slimy mold had fouled air quality, forcing officials to close the bank for maintenance.The bank has reopened for business. "

It's time to Party! Party!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"A new store in Langley recently opened by Maureen Cooke, shown here arranging the window display in her new store, Party! Party!, offers everything for your next special event. It is located on Second Street in Langley next to the Star Store. "

"No sales come out of auction, yet"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"None of the winning bidders in a real estate action two weeks ago have anything to show for their efforts yet, as none of the bids has been accepted by the seller. "

'Elegant' vegetarian restaurant opens in Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"Blueberry Jazz in Freeland is the newest inhabitant at a hilltop building in Freeland that has seen several incarnations through the years, going back to Das Lamm and followed by Blueberry Hill. "

Telecommunicators say they can provide services

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"If Whidbey Island doesn't land any new businesses this year, it won't be because of lack of telecommunications. "

Freeland group bids to save property

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

A group of Freeland land investers intent on preventing a portion of the town's commercial property from being developed was the high bidder for 18.68 acres of prime commercial land on Scott Road during a public auction Saturday.

Greenbank chef teaches the fine art of food

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"Frances Maxwell wants to bring the old-fashioned, Southern dining experience to Whidbey Island, and is offering several opportunities for islanders to sample it. "

Quilting by the Sea named one of top 10 quilt shops

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"Local quilt shop owner Mary Darby received national recognition recently when her shop, Quilting by the Sea in Langley, was chosen one of the Ten Great North American Quilt Shops for 2001 by American Patchwork & Quilting magazine. "

'Fugitive' helps bring in millions

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:40PM

"The Fugitive TV series based in Mukilteo helped create a record year in filmmaker spending in Washington.The state Office of Trade and Economic Development has reported that filmmakers spent over $50 million in Washington in 2000, the highest level in a decade. "

Tourists pour millions into Island County

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:39PM

A new study proves what business people in Island County have long known -- tourism translates into ringing cash registers.

South of the border on South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:39PM

"Three months ago, new restaurateurs Troy and Stephanie Cook purchased Rich Burgess' La Paz restaurant. Since then, the couple has been giving the Southwest and Mexican food at the establishment a spicier flair. "

South of the border on South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:39PM

"Three months ago, new restaurateurs Troy and Stephanie Cook purchased Rich Burgess' La Paz restaurant. Since then, the couple has been giving the Southwest and Mexican food at the establishment a spicier flair. "

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