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Give us our beach!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

It appears that Clinton residents clearly want their beach back.More than 750 petition signatures were gathered in only about a month by volunteers with the Clinton Community Forum. Those signatures were turned in Wednesday night to the Port of South Whidbey Commissioners.

Rowers propose a small boat center in Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

A group of rowing enthusiasts came to the Port of South Whidbey meeting Wednesday with plans in hand for a small boat center they hope the Port will build in or near Freeland Park.

Give us our beach!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

It appears that Clinton residents clearly want their beach back. More than 750 petition signatures were gathered in only about a month by volunteers with the Clinton Community Forum. Those signatures were turned in Wednesday night to the Port of South Whidbey Commissioners.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

Imagine life in the 21st century.

What to cook in 35-foot seas?

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

Jack Williams is a South Whidbey resident and former cook at Useless Bay Country Club who now cooks at sea. He will send an occasional recipe by e-mail when time and waves allow.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

January should be called National Diet Month.

Whidbey General to screen newborns' hearing

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"Whidbey General Hospital has been awarded a Washington State Department of Health grant to develop a program for early hearing loss screening, diagnosis and intervention. WGH was one of five hospitals to receive the grant. "

Extreme high tides predicted this week

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:02PM

"The highest tides since 1987 are taking place this week and may pose a threat to waterfront property owners, particularly if the tides are combined with strong winds. "

Falcons start fast once scoreboard starts working

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Early lead short-lived, overcome by Meridian's size and skill. "

County to pay some drainage costs in clearcut

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

A recent clearcut in the Fox Spit Road area will require Island County to spend an unknown amount of money to protect bluff and beachfront homes in the cut's drainage path.

Island routes hit less by ferry hikes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Whidbey Island's two ferry routes escaped the full impact of a new round of ticket price hikes proposed by the Washington State Ferries Tariff Committee.

"County, state fail to work out burn rules"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Even though statewide regulations should have stopped almost all unpermitted outdoor burning in Island County as of Jan. 1, county residents are getting a six-month reprieve that will allow them to continue burning as usual until June 30. "

Man arrested in New Year's rape

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 41-year-old Langley man New Year's Day after he allegedly was stopped in the act of raping an unconscious woman at a New Year's party.

Wrestlers win first-ever tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Inspired to do some serious winning after suffering a 41-17 dual meet loss to Lakewood last Thursday, the South Whidbey High School boys wrestling team sent nine wrestlers to the finals and won three weight-class championships to win the Sky Valley Invitational Tournament in Sultan Saturday. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Holy cheese! Swiss relax in birthday suits.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

The Vikings had a party taking down their Christmas tree.

South Whidbey quilter sees world brought together with the thread of applique

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"Anita Smith of Sunlight Shores goes beyond her comfort zone to share her passion for applique quilting with the world. She singlehandedly founded and is now president of the international organization, The Applique Society. "

Langley Police Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Information from the Langley Police Department.

Island County Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Log of reports to Island County Sheriff.

Pearl's Picks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

"If you're looking for a few good books to read this winter, Nancy Pearl, executive director of the Washington Center for the Book, has plenty of suggestions. "

"Musicians excel in state, regional tests"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Three musicians at South Whidbey High School have brought state and regional honors to themselves and their music program.

Divided island GOP seeks more unity

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:01PM

Local Republicans are worried that their power base may not be as strong as it looks.

Biologist gets crabby reception

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"Sport anglers say they're treated unfairly, contending that recreational crab fishermen are being short-changed by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. "

Fire district to reorganize services

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"The most active group of volunteers working for Fire Protection District 3 may soon get a whole new slate of officers to start the new year, officers who will be responsible for the safety of almost every person hurt in any kind of major accident on South Whidbey. "

Geologists to test Whidbey earthquake faults in July

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM

"A University of Idaho earthquake scientist who measured faults on both north and south Whidbey Island in 1996 will be back this summer to determine if the island should expect a future earthquake, and how big that quake could be. "

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