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Sheriff orders burn ban

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"After a wildfire burned three acres of wetland Wednesday, the Island County Sheriff's Office dropped a burn ban on county residents that prohibits almost all types of outdoor burning until Aug. 20."

Wayward flares set Double Bluff wildfire

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Two marine flares shot off on a lark by an 18-year-old man set a portion of the Double Bluff grasslands burning out of control Wednesday.Nearly every available truck and volunteer firefighter attached to a Fire District 3 station turned out at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to fight the blaze.

Keystone ferry stops for overturned canoe

  • Jul 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

A false alarm brought a United States Coast Guard helicopter over Whidbey Island waters Friday after the Washington State Ferry Quinault sailed by an overturned canoe on its way to Port Townsend.

Meet the artists with Feats of Clay

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Artists with feats of clay will show and sell their work in an exhibit of the same name at the CyberC@fe this weekend.

Langley galleries hold Summer Art Walk

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"Nine Langley galleries will celebrate summer with an evening art walk Saturday, July 22, from 6-9 p.m."

Gerber bronze 'Reggie' honors Childers and Proctor

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"The sculpture will be installed in style on Saturday in front of Gaskill/Olson Gallery, formerly Childers/Proctor Gallery, where Reggie was the official greeter and mascot."

Freeland water supply in good shape

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Freeland appears to have sufficient groundwater to accommodate the growth being planned for the future.

Fire victim safe at home of daughter

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

A woman who lost everything in a fire near Freeland July 12 wants her friends to know she's OK.

Off the Record

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

Get away to Vancouver in the summer

Ferry slip goes into partial service

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"Weekend, early morning, and evening ferry users are enjoying faster trips between Clinton and Mukilteo, but it will be a while before all commuters enjoy the same experience."

Vandals blow up school power box

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:08PM

"Damage to a school power box that was partially blown up Friday night could range from $5,000 to $20,000."

Police catch three alleged school burglars

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

Three young South Whidbey burglars almost pulled off the perfect crime earlier this month but for the local rumor mill.

Woman searches for dog that bit her

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

Woman attacked during Choochokam needs information about the dog that bit her in hopes she can avoid rabies shots.

Bobcat owner protests county's exotic cat ban

  • Jul 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

"Bobcat owner protests county's exotic cat ban. But with two cranky bobcats in his basement, John Lussmyer says he doesn't have the time or money he needs to fight a county law he believes to be unjust."

Solstice String Quartet ready for public performances

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

"Whidbey Island has a new string quartet, rehearsed and ready for performances."

Saturday transit will roll again

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

Service restored beginning Aug. 12.

Freeland fire headquarters reconsidered

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

Fire District 3 officials are reconsidering old plans to build a new fire station and district headquarters in Freeland.

Sox reach all-star title game

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

The South Whidbey senior all star team won its first two games in the District 11 state qualifying tournament this week in Burlington.

Fire district buys house in Clinton

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

"What does $132,000 buy anymore? For Fire Protection District 3, it buys a lot, a house, future fire truck access to Humphrey Road, and 24-hour fire personnel staffing."

"Preschool is free, and looking for students"

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

A little known preschool program that is free to families who meet its income guidelines is looking for youngsters to start school this fall.

"Hawley chastised, but Langley marina talk moves ahead"

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

Port seeks project ideas

Fire destroys Clinton home

  • Jul 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:07PM

No injuries reported in blaze on Elsica Drive.

Off the Record

  • Jul 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:06PM

From Washington to Washington on bikes

Blue's the hue at Loganberry Festival

  • Jul 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:06PM

"Entertainment is a main attraction at this weekend's Loganberry Festival, together with fine arts, crafts, foods and, of course, loganberries."

Langley adopts shoreline edicts

  • Jul 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:06PM

"Prohibitions against ghost shrimping, covered boat moorage and dredging are some of the most prominent features in a new shoreline management program approved by the Langley City Council this week."

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