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Find good employees through WorkFirst

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"Skagit Valley College will host an informational breakfast meeting Tuesday, Feb. 8 for local employers who may be interested in hiring participants from Washington's WorkFirst program."

You may be a poet and not even know it

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"The Dog House played host again to the Island-style Poetry Slam, and participants ranging from a recording artist to published writers let words flow in this freestyle event."

Legislators meet budget critics

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"A scant audience dominated by critics of state spending greeted Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen and Rep. Dave Anderson at the Bayview Senior Center Saturday afternoon. The most vocal members of the audience wanted the state to spend less, even in the face of I-695, which slashed revenues from the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax by $750 million a year."

Freeland Clinic attracts doctor with taxpayer help

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"Is there a doctor in the house? Yes, if you mean Dr. Patrice O’Neill’s Freeland Clinic. She’s finally landed another doctor to help her with her busy practice -- thanks in part to the taxpayers of the Whidbey Island Public Hospital District.Thomas Harris, D.O., moved into the clinic last week."

Costly South Whidbey homes attract wealthy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"To live on Whidbey Island, you don’t have to pay a lot -- at least compared to Seattle But you can, and many people are."

South Whidbey merchants enjoy profitable year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"E-commerce damage is minimal, say shopkeepers on South Whidbey."

Professional center coming to Freeland

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

Businesses looking for office space on South Whidbey will soon have a much wider selection from which to choose.

Whidbey’s ‘Latrine Queen’ patents Wee Winkle Tinkle

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

A Langley woman's invention keeps the women out of the toilet.

Arise announces grant awards

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

"Educational grants totaling $18,300 were awarded to South Whidbey women, and $60,500 to charitable nonprofit organizations which assist women."

Shirley is back

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

Kitchen at the ferry dock opens for business

Clinton couple working toward ‘community solutions’ to hunger

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

Projects include a dinner table for 100 at the WTO.

Business briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:33PM

New businesses open on South Whidbey.

New Freeland Clinic opens Dec. 1

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

A new doctor and clinic is coming to South Whidbey.

Business Briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

News about South Whidbey businesses

South Whidbey Business News

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

Read news about businesses on South Whidbey.

Senior Thrift Store has new selection

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

"Visit Senior Thrift for real bargains, and volunteer your time."

South Whidbey businesses news

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

Read about changes and accomplishments in South Whidbey businesses.

South Whidey Business Notes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

Read the news about Southend island busineses.

Shirley’s cooking back as soon as next week

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

"Ferry customers will soon see the sign of Shirley's Kitchen again at the Clinton dock, with preparations almost complete for the familiar mobile kitchen."

Stolen scrap metal feeling the heat

  • Aug 12, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

The selling and buying of stolen scrap metal in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley is going under the microscope by municipalities and police, thanks to some behind the scenes work by retiring Langley City manager Cliff Gittens.

Speakers to talk tourism in Clinton

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

Tourism is a major economic factor in Washington, especially on South Whidbey where bed-and-breakfasts and specialty shops try to survive on the visitors’ dime more than anywhere else in the area.

Cozy’s revamped under new ownership

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

CLINTON — Cozy’s Roadhouse has undergone a major facelift in recent months. From the outside it still looks like the same old sports bar alongside Highway 525, but on the inside the new owners Stephanie and Troy Cook have been hard at work to turn it into a place for the whole family to play and eat.

Volunteers needed for visitor center

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM

Opening day of tourist kiosk is set for May 18 Just as the tourist season kicks into high gear, visitors can soon make a pit stop at the new visitor information center on Highway 525 and Langley Road. The opening date for the visitor information center is May 18.

Vino Amore has got the goods on wine

  • Jun 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:32PM


Fabric store is a source of island creativity

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 6:31PM

FREELAND — There is a craze that has swept the country and it’s keeping people in stitches. Sewing has become fashionable again and is no longer associated with fuddy-duddy old ladies or the tortuous home-ec classes of long ago.

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