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Windy weather causes season's second outage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"High winds last Saturday morning knocked out alarm clocks all over South Whidbey, causing at least a few people to get up later than usual and sending Puget Sound Energy into emergency mode. "

Head-on injures Greenbank woman

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

A Greenbank woman was badly injured and her pet poodle killed when she collided head-on with another car on Smugglers Cove Road Wednesday.

Construction resumes at Saratoga fire station

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"After a two-month, bankruptcy-induced hiatus, trucks and bulldozers have started moving again at the site of South Whidbey's newest fire station. "

Historic Sears building moved

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"If you are an early Sunday morning driver, you may have encountered unusually slow traffic on the back roads between Bayview and Greenbank. The well-known Sears kit house, which has been stranded on a corner of the Greenbank Farm for three years, took a leisurely four-hour trip to its new site at Bayview Corner between 1 and 5 a.m. Nov. 12. "

Port trims taxes after I-722 passes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"Voters on Nov. 7 approved Initiative 722, which caps tax increases by local taxing districts to a maximum of 2 percent annually. In response, commissioner Jan Smith, Gene Sears and Jim Hawley changed the Port of South Whidbey's 2001 budget to reflect the new law. "

"Sehlin, Haugen are likely election victors"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"Barlean wins easily, but Anderson concedes to Oak Harbor candidate. "

Exxon appeal to be fought Thursday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

An appeal that stopped the first stage of construction of a new Exxon station in Freeland will be argued Thursday before the Island County Hearings Examiner.

Early election results in Island County

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"McDowell, Shelton win; Sehlin leads over Anderson, while Haugen is ahead. There are about 8,000 absentee votes yet to be counted. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

Speaking of penguins...

County justice goes high tech

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"It may seem ironic that security at the center for law and justice in Island County, the place where the county's worst criminals congregate on a regular basis, has long been inadequate.But change is on the way, in the shape of bullet-proof furniture and a skyway between the county jail and courtrooms.The new Law and Justice Center currently under construction in the middle of Coupeville will have high-tech equipment and materials, along with some common-sense measures, to help keep employees and the public safe and sound. "

Twin sisters promote health care changes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

Twins Celia Lamson and Marilyn Cowger of South Whidbey are teaming up to promote major changes to the health care system in Washington: A health security trust for all Washington state residents with doctor choice.

Falcon News

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

News of events at South Whidbey High School.

Holiday happenings

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"The holidays are here, with all the special events that make them memorable. "

Teenagers script and perform new theater production

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"Loren Churchill gives directorial support to a new production written and performed by local teens. Called Out of the Blue, the performance will take place on Saturday at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. "

No Band Is an Island to release new CD at Sunday concert

  • Nov 8, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:38PM

"Blue Marble joins the band as they open for Finest Kind for a performance that introduces their album Live at WICA, recorded last year at the theater and available for the first time at the Sunday concert. "

Music and cinema of the spirit

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"In a double bill this Sunday, a Chinook event at Thomas Berry Hall presents Susan Osborn performing songs from her new CD, ReUnion, and the film In the Hands of Alchemy, the story of the art and life of South Whidbey artist Jerry Wennstrom. "

Planning board approves Langley housing development

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"Considering the first proposal for a major new subdivision since The Cedars subdivision was approved in the early 1990s, Langley's planning advisory board recommended Wednesday that Wayne and Jennifer Weimer's Woodside be approved by the city council. "

Volleyball misses state shot

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"The Falcons traveled to Vashon High School Saturday to face two of the top squads in the Northwest 2A Bi-District. Unfortunately for them, the teams from Eatonville and Foster were a little too big and a little too strong. "

Primary School kids soar with the spirit of eagles

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

About 300 kids at South Whidbey Primary School each drew their own version of an eagle to put on a T-shirt during the school's spirit week celebration.

Government meetings

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

Ways to get involved in local government.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

A campaign to limit election campaigns

Editor's column

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

State should celebrate slowness

"Neighbors, kids look to calm Langley hangout"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"No one needs a clock in downtown Langley to know when school is out. Every school day, dozens of Langley Middle School and South Whidbey High School students roll into the heart of the city on Island Transit buses, disembarking at an Anthes Street bus stop. One spot draws the kids like no other: It's a one-acre parking lot sandwiched between the Youth Center and the bus stop. Known as The Lot. "

Falcons end football season with a score against Sultan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

South Whidbey ended a string of three straight shutouts by finally scoring a touchdown in their final football game of the 2000 season.

Girl Falcons happy with great performance at state cross country

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37PM

"It had been a long time since anyone had seen seven South Whidbey girls cross country runners so happy.Freshly finished running in Saturday's state cross country meet in Pasco, blue and white clad Falcon runners kept on running, right into the center of a big, open patch of turf at Sun Willows Golf Course. Once there, they showered each other with sparkling cider, laughed, and talked with pride about the team's best state race in years. "

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