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Shelton to lead Washington counties in Olympia

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Last month the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC) elected the Republican Island County commissioner as its president. As the organization's chief executive, Shelton will represent the state's 39 counties in Olympia, negotiating legislation on their behalf. "

Gay 90s again hosts families for Santa breakfast

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Family and friends of the late Donna White, co-owner of the Gay 90s Restaurant in Freeland and originator of the Santa Breakfast there, continued her tradition this year by inviting families from Readiness to Learn to the special event. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

Nothing says Christmas like cookies and candy.

Budding artists craft holiday gifts

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Kids in South Whidbey Primary School got ready for the holidays by creating art works to be given to their parents as gifts. The pieces included drawings, paintings, clay and other media, all made with lots of thought and a great deal of imagination. "

Pot grower may use 'Rasta' defense

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

A 44-year-old Coupeville man may use the defense that marijuana is an integral and constitutionally protected part of his Rastafarian religion in a case filed against him in Island County Superior Court.

Prosecutor charges Camano woman with murder

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Greg Banks, the county's prosecuting attorney, has filed second degree murder charges with Island County Superior Court against Shoreline's Linda H. Miley, 57, for the 1997 shooting death of her domestic partner, 67-year-old Jack J. Pearson, Sr. "

"South Whidbey artisan, writer capture the holiday spirit"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"Cristl Schreier of Langley knits socks, mittens and hats of natural fibers. She also makes soft dolls with simple faces that are made of natural fabrics and stuffed with wool fleece.Clinton writer Valita Vinson shares her love of world travel and adventure in her first book, The Queen's Umbrella. "

Off the Back

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

Have a multi-ethnic holiday -- Go ice fishing

Langley business doors turn seasonal

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"The happy dog on the doors of the Dog House Tavern is just one of numerous entrance decorations that can be seen all over Langley, part of an annual holiday project. "

Falcon boys have hoop trouble in Blaine

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"On the road in Blaine last Tuesday, the South Whidbey boys basketball team played their best ball of the year. For more than 20 minutes during the first two quarters of the game, they had the Blaine Borderites on the run. It was just too bad the second half didn't go as well. "

Girls lose tight basketball contest at Lakewood

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"On the road Friday, the Falcons went point-for-point with Lakewood in a game that did not let the pressure drop until the final buzzer. Unfortunately, the Falcons did not have the sort of luck with Lakewood that it had with Blaine in an overtime win earlier in the week. "

"Wrestlers win two NCC meets, take third in tourney"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

"The Falcons started the week last Wednesday with a double-dual meet win over North Cascades opponents Meridian and Blaine, then came back Saturday to place third at the Skyline Tournament. "

Ice sends drivers to the hospital

  • Dec 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:49PM

Three patches of nearly-invisible black ice sent two drivers to the hospital and destroyed three cars Sunday and Monday as South Whidbey motorists saw winter's ugliest face a few days before the season had even started.

Runaway tug travels again

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"On Friday night, the now locally famous tugboat Seaway 10 broke loose from its latest mooring in Shilshole Bay and ran aground on the bay's shore. "

Man charged in baby shaking

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

A 34-year-old Langley man was charged this week with two counts of first-degree assault on a child for alleged actions that led to an Aug. 5 airlift at the Clinton ferry dock.

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

'Twas the night before something big.

South Whidbey still cleaning up after storm

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"After the big winds on Friday and Saturday, South Whidbey residents took a look around them. Among the casualties was this 1930s-era cottage on Saratoga Road near Baby Island, destroyed when a tree measuring more than four feet in diameter fell on it. "

Free or low-cost health insurance available for Whidbey Island kids

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

Many families on Whidbey qualify for free or low-cost health insurance for infants through teenagers. The programs are flexible and cover kids in many types of households.

Fuel spill draws cleanup response

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"A woman who was apparently confused with the operation of a diesel pump accidentally spilled more than two gallons of the fuel on the ground at a Freeland gas station Thursday afternoon, Dec. 14. "

Find-it! Consumer

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

'One-click' consumer information

'One-click' consumer information on state Web site

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"Consumer information is just a mouse-click away on a new state Web site. Governor Gary Locke and State Librarian Nancy Zussy launched the new Find-It! Consumer Web site, a search engine for information about consumer safety and consumer protection, during a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. "

County will take growth board issues to court

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"After years of lengthy hearings, piles of paperwork, a few hard-fought compromises and plenty of spirited rhetoric, Island County officials and members of the Whidbey Environmental Action Network are taking some of their ongoing battles over growth and land use to the next highest level. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"Here's to you and your wassail, too...... "

"Windstorm zaps power, drops trees all over Whidbey"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"Gusts blowing as hard as 70 mph plunged Whidbey Island and much of the North Puget Sound region into darkness Thursday night and Friday morning, returning on Saturday for another, though less fierce, blow that darkened homes again. "

Soccer parents worried about space on new fields

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:48PM

"In a discussion that sparked angry words from both soccer and Little League baseball parents, the South Whidbey Parks commissioners tried to reassure both groups that there will be no cuts in field space during the next year as the district finishes building three new soccer fields on property adjacent to Langley Road. "

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