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Holiday burglaries return to South Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Burglars targeting both homes and businesses on South Whidbey during the past month-and-a-half have done their damage mostly during the holiday periods.

Remember 2000

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

"The memorable events of the past year, as reported in the pages of The South Whidbey Record. "

A&E Calendar

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Arts and entertainment on South Whidbey.

Highway crash injures 2

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

A rural mail carrier who failed to yield to oncoming traffic Tuesday afternoon, apparently caused an accident that sent her and a 69-year-old man to the hospital.

Langley modifies megahouse rules

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Stepping back from a rule proposed in August that would have limited the size of houses within the city limits to 5,000 square feet, the Langley City Council gave a preliminary nod to a regulation that would restrict house size without a concrete upper limit.

County pays hotel-motel tax recipients

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Glossy tourism brochures, visitors information centers, and a county-wide tourism promotion effort scored big money this week when Island County handed out more than $84,000 in tourism-specific tax receipts.

South Whidbey company makes digital connection

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

In a seventh-floor office space in the Everett Mutual Tower, it is always 72 degrees and sunny.

New officer joins Langley force

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Langley has a new police officer. If you are looking for her, you can’t miss her.

Long shot grant could buy new county road

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Were it not for the lack of a side road in the 1.7 miles between Houston and Race roads, it would be possible to drive to Oak Harbor without using Highway 525 and Highway 20.

Sno-Isle libraries plan budget cuts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

Talent show wows crowd

  • Nov 21, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:59PM

It’s not often Jim Freeman is unable to get a kid to hop on stage and do just about anything.

Residents blast county's weed-spraying policy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

A coalition of Whidbey Island residents concerned with the countyís policy of spraying roadside vegetation with herbicides gathered at Mondayís county commissionersí meeting to air their grievances.

Controversial Exxon station opens as Shell

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Without much fanfare, a new gas station and convenience store at the intersection of Highway 525 and Fish Road in Freeland opened Saturday.

Budget-cutting mood doesn’t kill firefighters’ raise

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Though expecting to lose about $80,000 in expected income next year due to Initiative 747 and falling investment interest rates, the three commissioners of Fire Protection District 3 agreed last week to reimburse district volunteers a higher rate and pay more in stipends for administrative help.

Live-fire training vital for district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Fire District burns houses as teaching tool

Fishing gear to be removed

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Professional divers will soon be ridding Puget Sound of some of its “derelict gear,” the technical name given to the hundreds of tons of fishing debris — such as lost or abandoned nets and crab pots — that poses a significant threat to salmon and other native wildlife.

Navy jet crashes near Forks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

The Navy is investigating the crash of a jet from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. It went down Thursday afternoon on the Olympic Peninsula near Forks.

Parks and Rec slashes budget, schedules levy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Though forced to cut almost $16,000 out of their 2002 budget after Washington voters approved Initiative 747 last week, the five commissioners of the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District probably will not increase the district’s levy amount when it goes to a vote in February.

Election tally nears conclusion

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Several South Whidbey electoral races that were still close contests last week have firmed up over the past few days as election officials at the Island County Auditor’s Office have been counting out the last ballots.

I-747 forces reductions in services by county

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

In the face of daunting fiscal setbacks resulting from the passage of Initiative 747, Island County’s elected officials continue to negotiate cutbacks as they deal with a smaller budget.

Flu clinics on again, off again

  • Nov 17, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:58PM

Shortages and supply problems associated with flu vaccine ordered by Whidbey Island pharmacies and the Island County Health Department made a schedule of immunization clinics during the last two weeks ephemeral at best.

Local skate park grant falls through

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:57PM

South Whidbey’s yet unbuilt skate and bicycle park has received some bad news.

Gambling comes to Langley

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:57PM

China City will add pull tabs

Police arrest 3 in crime spree

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:57PM

Langley police arrested three teenaged boys last week in connection with an all-night crime spree two weeks earlier that involved several cases of stolen beer, a stolen car and a stolen cellular phone.

Bayview intersection work waits until spring

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:57PM

South Whidbey drivers will get a break from the construction delays at Bayview and Highway 525 for the winter months.

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