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Anglers to lose access to Bush Point beach

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:16PM

Anglers from the mainland were blamed by Bush Point property owners for their decision to begin enforcing trespassing laws on their waterfront property. Several property owners attended Wednesday's Port of South Whidbey meeting and said they have no choice but to close their beaches to the public.

Fire districts establish assistance fund

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

South and Central Whidbey firefighters and other emergency responders have created a way for islanders to help those who suffered in New York City.

Runners stay together for high invite finish

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

"The South Whidbey High School boys and girls cross country teams used their mob instinct to defend their home turf at the South Whidbey Invitational last weekend. Led on the girls side by freshman runner Becky Gabelein and bolstered on the boys side by freshman Drew Aernie, the two teams came up with some unusual ways of winning at the meet. "

Falcons score in volleyball tourney

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

"Against a field described by Falcon coach Tim Durbin as very competitive, the Falcons finished fourth overall at the Chelan Invitational last weekend. "

Falcons show improvment against powerhouse

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

"One big play brought the crowd to its feet, and the Falcons overall showed their coach some improvement in game two of the football season Friday night. The fact the home team lost 66-6 was almost beside the point. "

Soccer scorers come alive at Granite

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

"After working to increase their scoring ability for the past two weeks, the Falcon girls soccer team put enough balls in the goal Saturday to win a half dozen games. "

Island County Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

Incidents from the Sheriff's log.

Islanders gather to share sorrow

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

"At least 100 people from South Whidbey carried lighted candles to Langley Park on Friday, in a gathering of remembrance and mourning that linked them to others all over the nation and the world. "

South Whidbey deals with tragedy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

"Voices of Hope rise from the entire community, as special events, memorials and observances mark the country's sorrow and togetherness. "

Motorists hurt in head-on collision

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

Adriver who apparently failed to yield while making a left-hand turn in Freeland on Saturday was injured along with two people in another car.

Plane crash claims Whidbey residents

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:15PM

Four prominent Oak Harbor citizens were among 16 killed last week when a sightseeing airplane crashed on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. A memorial service at Hec Edmundson Pavilion will be held Sept. 19.

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Pondering this day of terror.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Friends need to talk about this tragedy.

Falcon girls runaway winners at home

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Boys come in second in low-key contest.

Porter Field shut down as island skies stay quiet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"The runway at Porter Field was silent last week, as airports nationwide were forced to ground all non-military aircraft. "

Land Trust covets Deer Lagoon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Property purchase of wetland area considered likely as part of salmon recovery effort.

Terrorist attack reverberates on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

Events will change lives and nation.

Events on South Whidbey respond to terrorist attacks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Churches, individuals and commmunity groups have organized many responses to the tragedy that took place Sept. 11 in the terrorist attack on New York, the Pentagon, and Pennsylvania. "

Banner escalates conflict in Lake Hancock clean-up effort

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Tony Frantz used two boom trucks and a huge banner to escalate his campaign to clean up Navy-owned Lake Hancock in Greenbank. Rare Marsh Contaminated, stated the banner, which Frantz strung between two of his heavy pieces of equipment, a crawler crane and an old telephone company boom truck. "

"Sewer district attorney hedges bets on costs, legality of bonds"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Having spent the past two weeks reading through 1,700 pages of bond documents, meeting minutes, and interviews conducted by the state Auditor's Office, an attorney recently hired by the Holmes Harbor Sewer District had few certainties to report to district homeowners last week. "

City still looks to fight tidelands lease

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:14PM

"Faced with a lease payment exceeding $7,000 for about a quarter acre of tidelands, the Langley City Council is posturing for another showdown with the state Department of Natural Resources over what council members see as a needless expense. "

Bus system goes green

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"Besides public transportation that gives Whidbey residents a friendly, free ride, Island Transit has become more environmentally friendly. "

Football opener goes flat

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"It was a flat night, both figuratively and literally, for Mark Hodson in his first game as head football coach at South Whidbey High School. "

Langley mounts census recount

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

"Contending that a population undercount by the United States Census Bureau will cost Langley thousands of dollars in planning money and general fund revenue, Mayor Lloyd Furman said the city will recount its people. "

Man posts reward to help find vandals

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:13PM

Two recent incidents of vandalism have prompted a Mutiny Bay man to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the people who spray painted one of his cars and punctured a tire of another.

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