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Fire district pays back Langley overcharge

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

"The three commissioners representing Fire Protection District 3 put their signatures on a $93,000 check made out to the city of Langley this week, paying off a debt the district owed the city since the Island County Assessor's Officers inadvertently overcharged Langley residents for their fire protection last year. "

"Rate hike zaps wallets, ferry dock staff"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

"With permission in hand from the State Legislature, the Washington State Ferry system will increase the price of its ferry tickets on June 3.Individual ticket prices on the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry run are expected to jump 50 cents for a car and driver in June and 25 cents for walk-on passengers.Ferry riders who buy frequent rider books will feel the sting of the hike almost as acutely. Individual tickets in those books will be 40 cents more expensive starting June 3. Systemwide, fares are up an average of 20 percent. "

Parking is a problem at Moore's marina

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

A lack of private parking at the old Langley Marina building may stop a Langley developer from reviving the business.

Falcons win opener over Steilacoom as playoffs continue today

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

The playoffs continue today for the South Whidbey fastpitch team which is slated for two games in Sedro-Woolley.The Falcons got off to a fast post-season start Tuesday in a must-win opening playoff game against Steilacoom.

Facilitator to help people through court system

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

Island County Superior Court officials are trying to take a little bit of the stress out of divorces and child custody battles.Court Administrator Delilah George said the court is in the process of hiring a courthouse facilitator to help people who can't afford an attorney navigate through the legal maze.

Five South Whidbey teens slated for Boys State

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:39PM

An all-time high of five students from South Whidbey High School are being sent to Evergreen Boys State this year by South Whidbey American Legion Post 141.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

Memories of apple blossoms and homemade root beer.

School jazz bands take honors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

The Langley Jazz Band was one of two from South Whidbey that won honors at the Bellevue Jazz Festival.The bands both took second places in their division.

All about orcas

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

The new Web site for the Orca Conservancy.

Work gives hikers sure footing at Possession

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Members of the South Whidbey AmeriCorps team are pushing about 700 wheelbarrows full of gravel up the entire length of the Dorothy Cleveland Memorial Trail this week. Charged by the Port of South Whidbey to give hikers better footing on sections of trail that have turned to a clay and mud slope during the spring rains, the AmeriCorps members are covering the trail with gravel. "

Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

Incidents reported in the Island County Sheriff's log.

'Locals for Locals' concert celebrates WICA's 5th anniversary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Some of Whidbey's best performers, among them Maureen Rorex, will be gathered at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts on Saturday for the fifth anniversary concert. ACT and Hedgebrook are joining in the event with their Women Playwrights Festival on Friday and Sunday. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Just a wee bite here, a wee bite there... "

Young thespians bring comedy to the stage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Whidbey Children's Theater brings the comedy Cheaper By the Dozen to the Clyde Theatre stage May 19-20, with 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. shows on Saturday and a 2 p.m. show on Sunday. "

Final bidding party set for Stock Market Art Show

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Art patrons will have a final chance on Saturday, May 19, to up the bidding on art work on exhibit in Bayview Gallery's Stock Market Art Show. The gallery is hosting a closing bidding opportunity party from 6-9 p.m., catered by the Smilin' Dog, and with fancy dress optional. "

Sox extend winning streak

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

The South Whidbey Senior Boys Little League team took two games from one of the South Skagit teams Saturday to improve their record to 5 wins and 0 losses.

"Girls, boys win NCC track championships"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"On Friday, both the schools boys and girls track teams defended their North Cascades Conference titles in a championship meet that forced the Falcons to throw everything they had at the competition.Most of the Falcon runners, jumpers, and throwers never stopped moving during the entire evening at the Lynden Christian High School track because they had to compete in as many as four events each.Though he would wind up taking the bar down on this jump, Falcon Stuart Bowers came back minutes later to clear this height in the high jump. "

Girls tennis sends five to district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

Singles player Jenny Newman and the doubles teams of Paige Jolley and Kaitlin King and Jenny Saephan and Kylie Bozym were winners at the sub-district meet in Blaine last Thursday to earn matches at the Federal Way district tournament Friday.

"Falcon girls, boys bound for state golf"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

South Whidbey High School's golf teams will both send representatives to the state tournament May 21-22 at Semiahmoo and Loomis Trail near Blaine.

Off the Record

  • May 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

A ferry lane transition translation.

"As storage unit rises, so do Freeland concerns"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"New storage units built atop the crest of a hill above Highway 525 in Freeland have stirred criticism in the community. Herb Hunt, a local designer who has been active in the Freeland Volunteers, a planning group, said Monday that the high visibility of the structures came as a surprise, even though he reviewed plans over a year ago. "

"Trinity OKs easement, gives away the money"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Freeland's Exxon gas station developers will get their sewer pipe easement from nearby Trinity Lutheran Church. The church's board of directors last week granted the easement, and in the process accepted a donation of $10,000 from A-OOK, the developers of the Exxon gas station project.The church won't keep the money, however. "

County disposal of furniture questioned

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Island officials should have held public auction, businessman says, instead of paying to have Island Recycling dispose of it. "

Possession Point joins marine trail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"State Parks purchases 25-acre Albertson property. The land is now slated to become part of the state's Cascade Marine Trail, a network of beachfront parks developed specifically for kayakers and canoeists. "

Gas-electric cars to be displayed Monday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Owners of the new gas-electric hybrid cars invite the public to meet them and their machines Monday, May 14 at the CyberCafe on Highway 525 in downtown Clinton. "

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