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Deadline nears for digital film contest at Clyde

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:40AM

Local amateur and professional filmmakers have just a few weeks left to send in their favorite short digital films for consideration in The Clyde Theatre’s first-ever digital film contest.

Senator draws fire for opening office

  • May 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:40AM

The state Republican Party is lambasting state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen after the 10th District Democrat announced plans to open an office in Oak Harbor.

Construction of new Langley fire station is ahead of schedule

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:40AM

New station expected to open in September.

Whidbey loses its favorite Greek son

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:40AM

Tom Arhontas, a beloved South End man known as much for his iconic roadside gyros stand as the countless hours he devoted to his community, passed away suddenly last week.

Port defends plan to hike taxes

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:40AM

FREELAND — Port of South Whidbey commissioners will face the public tonight for the first time since announcing the largest tax increase in port history.

School district hosts Navigation 2020 community meeting

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:40AM

South Whidbey School District will receive $1 million less from the state next year as student enrollment continues to plummet.

Senator Haugen draws fire for opening office on Whidbey

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

10th District Democrat is challenged by Republicans

Dean will give Island County a review

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

Island County Commissioner John Dean will discuss “The State of the County” at the annual dinner meeting for the League of Women Voters of Whidbey Island later this month.

News briefs

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

South Whidbey High School students are inviting the community to donate a pint of their blood.

Oak Harbor architect seeks spot as county commissioner

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

You will be heard. And then some.

Clinton community wants the state to act on traffic issues

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

CLINTON — A decade of broken promises by the state Department of Transportation about fixing traffic problems in Clinton has some residents hot under the disc brakes.

HOPE starts summer sign-ups

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

The HOPE therapeutic horseback riding program is now registering for the summer session.

Port officials postpone vote on tax hike

  • May 15, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

Port of South Whidbey commissioners decided Wednesday to delay a vote on a proposed property tax increase.

Hospital district defers bond ballot for 2008

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

A ballot measure to renovate Whidbey General Hospital won't make it onto the ballot this year.

Researchers look for answers on declining hummingbird population

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

LANGLEY — Imagine sipping nearly 100 to 200 pounds of sugar water through a narrow straw every day. Now imagine flapping your arms more than 50 times per second and flying a distance of 300 to 500 miles.

Port calls temporary timeout on tax increase

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

FREELAND — Saying they needed more time to convince voters of the merits of a tax increase, Port of South Whidbey commissioners decided this week to back away from an August vote on a proposal to triple the port’s property tax levy.

Langley man leaves legacy in Puget Sound arts

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:39AM

The Puget Sound arts community lost a mentor last week.

News briefs

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

Goosefoot moves last salvage home

Sheriff’s report

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

This week’s reports from the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

House candidate vows to skip convention

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

Ann McDonald, a Democratic candidate for the 10th District, said Friday she will not attend the upcoming nominating convention in Mount Vernon.

Port want support from city for tax increase

  • May 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The Port of South Whidbey wants the Langley City Council to endorse the port's proposed tax increase.

Congressman gets on call-in bandwagon

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen will host his first-ever telephone town hall tonight.

County calls timeout in Freeland

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

Island County commissioners passed an emergency ordinance Monday for a one-year timeout on development proposals that could conflict with Freeland's new growth plan.

Coast Guard searches for missing diver

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

A search effort is currently underway for a female diver near Deception Pass State Park.

Search called off for missing diver

  • May 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 9:38AM

The Coast Guard suspended its search for a diver who went missing near Deception Pass Park at about 9:45 p.m. Monday.

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