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Local group presses for peace, joins national effort

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

BAYVIEW — It’s been nearly five years since President George Bush stood aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln under a banner that proclaimed “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq.

Locals say state passes buck on fixing Highway 525 problems in Clinton

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

Critics of a draft state transportation report on improving safety on the major thoroughfare say the state isn't doing enough.

News?briefs

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

Volunteers are still needed who have carpentry or roofing experience for Hearts & Hammers annual one-day work blitz on Saturday, May 3. This year, the nonprofit organization hopes to fix up 43 homes.

Farmers markets on South End get set to open

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

Look out for “locavores.”

Sheriff’s?report April 4

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

12:36 p.m. — A woman on Saratoga Road requested police to come to her home and pick up a golden lab that was in her yard because it didn’t belong to any of her neighbors.

Problems CONTINUED FROM A1

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

drivers in Clinton as a concern and said changes are not needed to the highway.

Birders make home for Kestrels at Greenbank Farm

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

If Whidbey birders have their way, Greenbank Farm soon could be home to a resident pair of American Kestrels.

Peace CONTINUED FROM A1

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:45AM

from social programs and taking it in the private sector,” he said.

Jay Wallace breaks his silence

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

Former deputy in 911 call scandal speaks out

County narrows search for polluters

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

FREELAND — Island County doesn't know precisely where the pollution is coming from that's fouling Holmes Harbor, but officials said they have narrowed their focus to four areas within Freeland as the likely problem areas.

State official to review Clinton safety troubles

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

Island County Commissioner Phil Bakke has gotten the state's attention with his recent letter that blasted the state Department of Transportation over traffic safety in Clinton. Paula Hammond, the state’s transportation secretary, has agreed to take a look at the issues and visit Clinton for herself in a few weeks.

Investigation was bungled, former lawman says

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

Some might think it’s an odd thing for a lawman to say.

PTA reveals its golden choices for recognition

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

Each year, the South Whidbey Parent Teacher Association celebrates the key teachers and volunteers in the district who have done the most to further the educational process, each in his or her own special way.

News?briefs

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

Highway 525 was closed for about 45 minutes Friday night after two cars collided near Casey’s Red Apple at Bayview.

Parks & Recreation District hires project manager

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

The South Whidbey Parks & Recreation district approved hiring Ron Young on Monday to manage the series of projects funded by the $1.6 million voter-approved bond in February.

Sheriff’s report for Wednesday

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

The crime blotter for the April 30 edition.

Appreciative crowd comes out for this year’s Burning Word festival

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

The fifth annual Burning Word: Festival of Poetic Fire had its day in the sun Saturday as healthy crowds came out for a day that was met with perfect, sunny skies.

Thieves trash St. Hubert in late-night Langley break-in

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:44AM

Police arrest pair at the scene of the crime

Freeland residents upset over plan for storage warehouse

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

COUPEVILLE — It’s nothing but a small grassy lot at the foot of Freeland Hill right now. But if Terry Otey of Freeland gets his proposed project approved, the narrow lot near the Freeland Library could become a warehouse and storage facility.

We’re jammin’

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

Good Cheer offers help with food stamp sign-up and energy assistance

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

Many South Enders have felt the pinch of higher gas prices and increased cost of living in recent months. Good Cheer Food Bank is now offering additional help to get people through tough times.

News briefs

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

State Rep. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, is inviting 10th District residents to participate in a telephone town hall meeting on Monday,

Peacock calls Greenbank woman’s yard home

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

GREENBANK — When two peacocks and five peahens wandered onto a Greenbank homeowner’s spacious yard one Saturday earlier this month, she enjoyed their extravagant presence.

Sheriff’s?report

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

Today’s case files from the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Port’s cup runneth over at Bush Point — literally

  • May 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:43AM

BUSH POINT — Today is the first day of boating season and the Port of South Whidbey is ready.

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