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On the antique trail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:41PM

"Antique dealers from all over the Northwest will once again travel to Whidbey on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Langley Antique Show and Sale, a tradition on South Whidbey for about 25 years. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

These are a few of my favorite things.

RAID talk revived in Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

The idea of remaining a RAID is alive in Freeland after some months of slumber.

Fire district adds to vehicle fleet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Two new SUVs with a total price tag of $60,000 will get medical professionals to South Whidbey car accidents, fires and medical emergencies faster than ever before and should allow Fire Protection District 3 to remain a volunteer fire and rescue department for a few more years.The SUVs and a recently-purchased $130,000 aid vehicle are the newest additions to a fleet of 26 taxpayer-owned emergency vehicles that FD 3 officers say keep South Whidbey people safe and save the district money. "

Falcons take second at track bi-district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Nine boys and eight girls will make the long drive from South Whidbey to Cheney this afternoon, where they will spend three days trying to win a state championship. "

Boys fall short in state tennis bid

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"After a six-month break from high school tennis, three South Whidbey boys almost knocked enough dust off their games Friday to make it to the 2A state tennis championship. "

Falcons win girls district tennis tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Five players will defend the state title. Along with partner Paige Jolley, Kaitlin King whacks her way into the tri-district doubles final with teammates Jenny Saephan, Kylie Bozym and Jenny Newman.. "

Harbor Air grounded after 30 years

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

Airport may be on sale block.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

The passing of two giants in music and words.

South Whidbey fastpitch team advances to state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Falcons Shannon Brown, left, and Bronwyn Russell tell each other after the big bi-district win over Foster. Equally happy at right are Val Mock (left) and Shannon Murphy. The Falcons advance to state competition this weekend. "

"Experts predict power shortages, push conservation"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Two experts on Washington's electric power industry say South Whidbey's electricity consumers probably will not see a California-style rolling blackout this summer, nor will they ever see a new nuclear power plant built in the state. "

Highway collision sends 6 to hospital

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"FD 3 volunteers work to remove the occupants from the Dodge sedan involved in a 3-vehicle accident on SR 525 between Bayview and Marshview roads. Six people were transported to the hospital, four by helicopter to Harborview. "

"Winds, rot topple family landmark"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"Bonnie Williamson didn't hear a sound when a 40-year-old willow tree fell in her front yard Wednesday night.It was her husband, Joe, knocking on the bedroom window at 3:30 a.m. as he left for work that let her know the twisted, viney tree that her children and grandchildren have played on for years had snapped during the night's mild wind storm. "

Rotary honors top educators

  • May 19, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:40PM

"The South Whidbey Rotary Club honored educators at their May 8 meeting, treating public school principals and teachers to breakfast and presenting a gift certificate to each of the four outstanding teachers in attendance. "

"Women, children lucky in accident"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

Two women and three young children escaped life-threatening injury by the narrowest of margins Wednesday when two cars collided at the intersection of Highway 525 and Bayview Road.

Fire district pays back Langley overcharge

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

"The three commissioners representing Fire Protection District 3 put their signatures on a $93,000 check made out to the city of Langley this week, paying off a debt the district owed the city since the Island County Assessor's Officers inadvertently overcharged Langley residents for their fire protection last year. "

"Rate hike zaps wallets, ferry dock staff"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

"With permission in hand from the State Legislature, the Washington State Ferry system will increase the price of its ferry tickets on June 3.Individual ticket prices on the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry run are expected to jump 50 cents for a car and driver in June and 25 cents for walk-on passengers.Ferry riders who buy frequent rider books will feel the sting of the hike almost as acutely. Individual tickets in those books will be 40 cents more expensive starting June 3. Systemwide, fares are up an average of 20 percent. "

Parking is a problem at Moore's marina

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

A lack of private parking at the old Langley Marina building may stop a Langley developer from reviving the business.

Falcons win opener over Steilacoom as playoffs continue today

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

The playoffs continue today for the South Whidbey fastpitch team which is slated for two games in Sedro-Woolley.The Falcons got off to a fast post-season start Tuesday in a must-win opening playoff game against Steilacoom.

Facilitator to help people through court system

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

Island County Superior Court officials are trying to take a little bit of the stress out of divorces and child custody battles.Court Administrator Delilah George said the court is in the process of hiring a courthouse facilitator to help people who can't afford an attorney navigate through the legal maze.

Five South Whidbey teens slated for Boys State

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

An all-time high of five students from South Whidbey High School are being sent to Evergreen Boys State this year by South Whidbey American Legion Post 141.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

Memories of apple blossoms and homemade root beer.

School jazz bands take honors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

The Langley Jazz Band was one of two from South Whidbey that won honors at the Bellevue Jazz Festival.The bands both took second places in their division.

All about orcas

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

The new Web site for the Orca Conservancy.

Work gives hikers sure footing at Possession

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Members of the South Whidbey AmeriCorps team are pushing about 700 wheelbarrows full of gravel up the entire length of the Dorothy Cleveland Memorial Trail this week. Charged by the Port of South Whidbey to give hikers better footing on sections of trail that have turned to a clay and mud slope during the spring rains, the AmeriCorps members are covering the trail with gravel. "

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