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Sheriff investigates rash of South End fires

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:49AM

FREELAND - A rash of suspicious fires in and around Freeland has the South Whidbey community worried and the Island County Sheriff's Office scrambling to find a suspect. The string of similar fires, which began more than a month ago, has drawn increased attention since the restroom facilities at Double Bluff Beach were destroyed some time on May 28.

Waterfront development creates a stir

  • Jun 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:49AM

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Fifth-graders love to learn with school

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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  • Jun 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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Langley police officer dies after battle with pneumonia

  • Jun 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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Teachers stage protest as contract talks continue

  • Jun 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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Solar car drag race crew prepares for world record try in Wenatchee

  • Jun 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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Annual car show returns to Greenbank

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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Annual car show returns to Greenbank

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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Annual car show returns to Greenbank

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:48AM

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South Whidbey Relay for Life needs local support

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

For the 11th year, South Enders will walk for the cure on June 22 and 23. The annual Relay for Life event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Friday at South Whidbey High School

Seal pupping season begins on island

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

Seal pupping season has begun, prompting the Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network to remind Whidbey Island beachgoers to give a wide berth to seals and their pups.

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  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

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  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

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Intermediate School promises to keep multi-age classes

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

The uproar over a proposed school district plan to curtail Intermediate School classes that combine kids of different ages may have been resolved. At least for the time being. On June 15, Cait Cassee and about 17 other parents met with Intermediate School Principal Eric Nerison to voice their concerns that the district was ending its multi-age classes.

Nichols may help build new state ferries

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

The state Department of Transportation and Washington State Ferries announced Thursday that Todd Pacific Shipyards, J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corporation and Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc. have submitted a joint proposal to build four new 144-car ferries.

Community gathers to honor Langley officer

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

LANGLEY —- Michael Birchfield was remembered by family, friends, colleagues and the communities where the police officer served, during a memorial Tuesday at St. Hubert Catholic Church in Langley.

Graduates get their day in the sun

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

Bayview School’s 11th commencement ceremony Thursday afternoon was unique and special, much like the 13 students being honored. Wait — make that 14. Longtime vocational arts teacher Jean Shaw (Radcliffe, Class of 1957) was made an honorary graduate of the Class of 2007.

LMS students finally meet pen pal from war

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:47AM

LANGLEY — It was a red, white and blue welcome. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ray Griffith got a hero’s homecoming at SeaTac International Airport Thursday as he was greeted by a group of Langley Middle School students decked out in red, white and blue hats.

Fair faces hefty tax bill

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:46AM

LANGLEY — The Island County Fair Association may soon find a tax bill in the mail for roughly $2,700. Fair board chairman Dan Ollis told the fair board Tuesday that the Island County Fair Association may have to pay three years worth of property taxes on a 10-acre parcel the association sold last year.

Islander takes starring role at Disneyland

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:46AM

It was a busy four days for Gordon Free walking the dogs, keeping up the house and catering to guests. But it wasn’t a severe case of spring cleaning at the Free household. Instead, the Freeland man found himself working hard as a butler at the Haunted Mansion in Disneyland last week.

Society presents Bronze Medal awards

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:46AM

The Whidbey Island Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents the Bronze Medal to Pat Sasson and Gail DaPont in recognition for their many years of service.

No new issues come forward for Freeland Sub-Area Plan

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:46AM

Island County planners have heard it all before when it comes to growth in Freeland. And that’s a good thing. County officials said no new issues have been raised that need examination as the environmental impact statement for Freeland’s growth plan is updated in the weeks ahead.

Hedgebrook forges ties to community with help from alumnae

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:46AM

There is a place of enchantment here which finds its way to women’s hearts, and their pens. That seems to be the sentiment of the women writers of Hedgebrook, the Langley retreat where authors are nourished in body and soul.

Family picks up pieces after car crash

  • Jun 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 10:46AM

Byron Parnell knew that something was wrong when he heard a calm voice on the other end of a call from Whidbey General Hospital early Saturday morning. His daughter had been involved in a vehicle accident, he was told. She was fine.

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