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Whidbey Children's Theater performs at the Fair

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:03PM

"The young performers of Whidbey Children's Theater will present their final show of the summer on Thursday, Aug. 16, opening day of the Island County Fair. Made in the USA is a song and dance revue of American music featuring New Orleans jazz, country western pop and oldies rock and roll. It features 21 actors, singers and dancers ages 10-16. "

Hot weather is a surprise to islanders

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:03PM

"It's finally summer on South Whidbey. The current heat wave is sending some people to the beaches, keeping some indoors and some complaining about lack of air conditioning. And local parks and beaches are getting more use by boaters and picnickers. "

Penguin imposter causes a stir on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:03PM

"Reports of a penguin at Bush Point Thursday night turned out to be false, although by Friday morning rumors were rampant that a penguin had been seen on the island. After all, with global warming there are some strange things happening in nature. "

Highland Games bring Scotland to Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:03PM

"The historic Greenbank Farm will become part of the Scottish highlands for a day when the Whidbey Island Highland Games return on Saturday, Aug. 11. "

Coupeville Arts Festival is this weekend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Arts are in the spotlight at this annual festival in historic Coupeville.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Why the Northwest has no fireflies

Langley's Oakley tames the Rock again: Triathlon records fall

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Val Keller drops into the chilly waters of Lone Lake as the women's wave of the Tri-the-Rock triathlon headed for the starting line Saturday morning. The race was won for the second time by Peter Oakley of Langley.

Kids camp out with paramedics

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

">Fire District 3's new Saratoga Fire Station came alive Monday for the first day of Base Camp 911, sponsored by the Whidbey Island Paramedic Association with assistance from Fire District 3 and state and local police agencies. Twenty-three boys and girls ages 8-12 were obviously having a great time at the camp even though the schedule was hectic. "

Juniors battle in tennis tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

"Eighteen girls and 15 boys between the ages of 10 and 18 took the court at South Whidbey High School the weekend of July 20 and 21, for the second annual South Whidbey Parks and Recreation Junior Tennis Tournament. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

Your porch may be attacked this week under cover of night.

Islanders compete in O-Mok-See games

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:02PM

"The Wild West was revisited by a group of Whidbey Island horseback riders recently when they competed in the sport of pattern horse racing called O-Mok-See in Vernal, Utah. "

Anglers anticipate salmon success

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:01PM

"Waters all around Whidbey Island opened for salmon fishing Aug. 1. If you want to fish from Whidbey Island, every place is open, from the tip of North Whidbey to the tip of South Whidbey. "

"ICOM, FD 3 solve paging problem"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:01PM

Fire District 3 Chief Don Smith said he was highly impressed late last week when Tom Shaughnessy solved a years-old radio communication problem in one week.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

Message from IRS: Check is in the mail.

Barnyard Scramble is history

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"For the first time in decades, Sunday afternoon at the 2001 Island County Fair will not include an arena full of small boys and girls excitedly chasing alarmed barnyard animals through the dust as parents watched gleefully or despairingly -- depending on whether their child catches an animal. "

"Hybrid wolf-dog escapes, found at Skatchet Head"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

A hybrid combination of wolf and dog that escaped from a Scatchet Head home last week has been found and is being held temporarily at the South Whidbey Animal Clinic.

"Funds transfer could cost sewer district $300,000"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"A reserve account that was never established could cost the legally-embattled Holmes Harbor Sewer District and its ratepayers up to $300,000. "

Sewer agreement to wait in Holmes Harbor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Ratepayers and commissioners in the Holmes Harbor Sewer District learned just last week about a proposed sewer study agreement between them, Island County and the Freeland Water District. "

Rear-end collision sends woman to hospital

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

A Freeland woman was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after her car was rear-ended on Highway 525.

Sewer district commissioner resigns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Linda Zoll, a commissioner for the troubled Holmes Harbor Sewer District, stepped down from her post Friday afternoon. "

Langley considers suing over permitting issues

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

A perceived lack of permit enforcement against a property owner living near near Langley had the city's elected officials pondering a lawsuit against Island County last week.

Hometown Hero

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Ralph Nakamura has put in countless hours of volunteer work in the South Whidbey community, with the Lions Club, at the Fairgrounds and with his neighbos. "

Hooked on acting: Young actors reprise 'Peter Pan'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"More than a dozen South Whidbey kids, including Jazmyn Rodriguez, left, and Michella Young, spent five weeks learning the ropes, wires, lighting techniques, and acting skills they need to put on Ray Jarol's production of Hooked Again this weekend at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"You may not have noticed, but we're nearing the end of what is known as the Dog Days of Summer. "

Saratoga firefighters moving in soon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

"Saratoga volunteer firefighters will likely move equipment into their new station this week, according to Fire District 3 Chief Don Smith. "

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