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Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:11PM

Madeleine Albright: My kind of chick

Schools to use the new math (books)

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

"Next year South Whidbey elementary and middle schools will be getting at least $40,000 in new math books. For the past few months, school staff members and students have been evaluating several new math curricula that will give teachers all the tools they need to help their students meet state math standards. "

Congressman named to two committees

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

"Congressman Rick Larsen has been assigned to the Committee on Agriculture and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.Larsen, a Democrat from Arlington, took over the Second Congressional District seat in January from Jack Metcalf, R-Langley, who retired after serving six years. "

"The Garden Club, a South Whidbey perennial"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

It's been more than 50 years since a few South Whidbey gardeners began meeting to share their love of the craft. Today the South Whidbey Garden Club has increasing and enthusiastic membership and contributes to the beautification of its community.

Cats will rule on Langley Mystery Weekend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

"The Langley City Cat Catcher is dead, and it's up to the amateur sleuths visiting the town to discover the killer.It will happen on Feb. 24-25, when Langley Mystery Weekend returns. "

FYI

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

Island County Sheriff's report

Langley Police Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

News items from the Langley Police log.

Timber company replants clearcut

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

"Keeping a promise he made before cutting down almost 40 acres of forest land sandwiched between Saratoga and Fox Spit roads, Bellingham timber company owner Gordon Iverson began replanting the land with Douglas fir seedlings less than a month after the last tree fell. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

Will the real survivors please forgive us?

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

Love behind a bright yellow school bus.

Langley saves electricity

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

Langley is implementing an electricity conservation effort while worrying about a possible spike in energy costs in the future.

Langley tax collector did a good job in 2000

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

Langley's merchants had a fine year in 2000 if the city's sales tax receipts are any indication.

Langley tax collector did a good job in 2000

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10PM

Langley's merchants had a fine year in 2000 if the city's sales tax receipts are any indication.

"'String of Pearls' entwines two women, two cultures"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"Tom Churchill's world premiere play is on stage at Bayview Hall next weekend, telling the story of an enduring friendship between two women from opposite political and cultural poles. One of the progatonists, playing Shinju, is Kathy Hsieh. "

"Skaters design their dream park, as Rotary starts fund drive"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"With Magic Markers in hand and a promised $135,000 backing up their ideas, about 20 South Whidbey skateboarders and freestyle cyclists designed the skate parks of their dreams this week. "

Escaped hybrid leads to charges

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"The escaped wolf hybrid shot by a Sheriff's deputy Jan. 28 will likely cost its owner some money. Island County Animal Control Office Carol Barnes said Tuesday the animal's owner, Dean Petrich, has been charged with two violations of the Island County Code. "

"Girls end home season Saturday, need a win over Mt. Baker"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"South Whidbey's girls basketball team lost control of its own destiny by losing at Meridian Tuesday, but playoff hopes still flickered heading into the weekend. "

Ferry fare increases are certain

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

Washington's ferry chief gave South Whidbey ferry riders little room for argument Thursday night when he told about 40 people that they either have to pay more for their ferry tickets or start driving across Deception Pass Bridge to get to Everett and Seattle.

Falcons nipped in first chance at win

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"Hosting Meridian at Erikson Gymnasium, the South Whidbey boys basketball team almost converted a 10-point third quarter lead into the first victory of a winless season. "

Road opponents pitch one-lane plan one more time

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

Glendale residents and supporters say they still do not believe the county is listening to what they want Glendale Road to look like.

Falcons fourth in tourney as Hern crowned NCC champ

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"A capacity crowd of screaming wrestling fans had heroes to cheer for Saturday night when three South Whidbey wrestlers grappled for North Cascades Conference championship at South Whidbey High School.One of those three, junior Brandon Hern, became the Falcons' first individual conference champion in years. "

Firefighters to climb for a friend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

">On March 18, 10 South Whidbey firefighters will run up 69 flights of stairs in Seattle's Columbia Tower wearing face masks, oxygen tanks, rubber boots, and about 50 more pounds of other firefighting equipment They'll be running a little harder for the pledges they are currently collecting for the event. This year they are running for a friend. "

Writers Conference returns to Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"More than 35 authors, editors, agents and publishers will greet the 250 participants at the the 3rd annual Whidbey Island Writers Conference, March 2-4 on South Whidbey. "

South Whidbey woman pursues dream to gather writers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"In 1997, Celeste Mergens began working to accomplish a vision of creating a gathering of the best novelists, biographers, playwrights, storytellers and poets available, to inspire and mentor other writers. She founded the Whidbey Island Writers' Conference, this year entering its third edition. "

Sheriff seizes Scatchet Head marijuana grow

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"Just about two years after their last visit to the neighborhood, detectives from the Island County Sheriff's Office rolled into Scatchet Head early Tuesday morning to seize a large marijuana growing operation. "

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