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Board pauses to consider resignation

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:52AM

BAYVIEW — Bayview School students have started a petition drive to keep Scott Mauk as director of their school. But it may not be enough to keep the popular leader of Bayview School in place. Mauk is deeply dissatisfied with the status quo in his role as teacher and director for the alternative school and said he still plans to step down from the director position.

Firefighters, EMTs and others win awards at fire district banquet

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:52AM

FREELAND — Firefighters, emergency medical technicians and other personnel from Fire District 3 were recently recognized by their peers for outstanding service to the community.

Welcome home, daddy

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:52AM

Fight in Freeland leads to knife wounds

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:52AM

A fight at a Freeland home last week between five men left some of the combatants injured with knife wounds and others with cuts and bruises.

News?briefs

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:52AM

Island County Public Works and the Whidbey Scenic Isle Way Steering Committee will hold a meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. tonight.

Sheriff’s report March 19

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:52AM

9:22 a.m. — A Greenbank woman on North Bluff Road told police that a check had been stolen from her mailbox and cashed for a total of $196.38.

Competition begins for Whidbey phone book cover

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

Whidbey Telecom has announced the start to the phone company’s 2008 Directory Cover Art Competition for local artists. The competition’s winning artwork will be featured on the cover of about 20,000 telephone directories, which are circulated annually throughout Whidbey Telecom’s local and extended customer base.

Freeland man files challenge to Freeland’s growth plan

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

FREELAND — A Freeland man has filed an appeal of the Freeland Sub Area Plan with the county to protect Freeland Hill from development at higher zoning densities.

Shipyard is on the rebound

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

New CEO says Nichols Brothers is now at capacity

Latest Gerber sculpture is heading to Oklahoma

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

CLINTON — South Whidbey sculptor Georgia Gerber put the final touches her latest piece of public art this week, a 13-foot-long rabbit-and-girl sculpture that will be displayed at a library in Tulsa, Okla.

‘Rabbit Tales’ gets ready for big road trip

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

City, county officials discuss problems at Fairgrounds Road

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

LANGLEY — The city’s new connector road across the fairgrounds is really more of a divider — a divider of opinions.

News?briefs

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

The Langley City Council has approved a plan Wednesday to track work on new policies or changes to existing rules.

Sheriff’s?Report March 21

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

10:20 a.m. — A woman on Fish Road reported that a motorhome arrived at a nearby park in the middle of the night and that the owners left early in the morning. She wanted the people arrested and the motorhome towed.

Land Trust begins prairie work

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust will remove trees this month to help restore the historic native prairie on one of its properties, the Naas Natural Area Preserve in Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Fire burns wall, books of Bayview guest home

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

BAYVIEW — A fire broke out in a guest home of a Langley couple Thursday morning, but quick thinking by the owners of the property prevented serious damage.

Putney Woods celebration is today

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:51AM

PUTNEY WOODS — After months of hosting post-digging work parties, marking and verifying trails and beautifying the main entrance, the Island County Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen will offer tribute to the trail system’s namesake, Gary Putney, at a ceremony this morning.

Rep. Larsen makes earmark wish list public

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

Congressman Rick Larsen has released his “earmark” wish list — publicly detailing for the first time his attempts to secure extra federal funding in the area he represents.

Island Transit breaks all-time ridership record Commuters flock to buses amid soaring gasoline prices

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

The number of islanders hopping aboard buses has climbed to the highest level since Island Transit was founded 20 years ago as soaring gasoline costs push more commuters to use public transportation.

Langley woman hit with rare brain disease

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

LANGLEY — Rushing through life, Kim Tiller didn’t think much of a little tingle here or a pinch there.

Volunteers needed on upcoming projects Habitat for Humanity kicks off home-building project in Greenbank A HOME OF OUR OWN

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

GREENBANK — It’s just a modest rectangle of concrete rimmed by trees.

Falcon student qualifies for business competition

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

It took a teacher who cared and a gift for business skills for Wyatt Jarvis to secure a spot at an international business conference in Atlanta later this month.

New grant program to devote money to neighborhood projects

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

It takes a village to get ready for an emergency in a small town.

News?Briefs

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

The Langley City Council has canceled the workshop that was scheduled to be held this afternoon.

Sheriff’s report March 22

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:50AM

1:02 p.m. — A Mukilteo woman near Sandy Hook Drive told police that her cabin had been broken into during an unknown time frame. A hole was cut in her screen door, but nothing had been taken.

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