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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Avoiding animal was right action

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I’m writing regarding the story you ran on the front page of the Jan. 29 edition, about the FedEx driver who hit a power pole.

Building, real estate community pressures Island county to re-open Fridays

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 6:00AM

Builders and real estate brokers are pressuring the county to re-open county offices on Fridays, calling the policy “devastating” to their industries.

WICA takes on challenging two-plot production in ‘City of Angels’

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 4:20PM

Before the lights go down and the theatre goes silent for opening night, the stage is noisy, props are dropped, cues are missed. It’s all part of the long rehearsal process for the cast and crew members involved in one of Whidbey Island Center for the Arts’ largest theatre productions, “City of Angels.”

Port of South Whidbey surveillance cameras go live

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:39AM

Say cheese next time you visit a Port of South Whidbey boat launch. Feeds from three surveillance cameras went live on the port’s website Wednesday, Jan. 29. The live streams come from three locations: South Whidbey Harbor, Bush Point and Possession Beach and refreshes about every five seconds. Eight cameras in total were installed throughout port properties.

Falcons fend off Wolves' rally

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

Another notable chapter was added to the long-standing island rivalry between South Whidbey and Coupeville boys basketball teams Tuesday night.

'City of Angels' opening pushed to next weekend

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 4:08PM

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts has postponed the opening of "City of Angels" for one week due to cast and crew illnesses.

Anchor of ages believed found off Whidbey Island

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Feb 7, 2014 at 7:20PM

Once strong and new, it secured our future. Now rusty and covered in sea life, it will connect us with our past. Maybe.

Clinton residents cheer on Hawks

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 7:00AM

A couple of newlywed Clinton residents won a once-in-a-lifetime trip to watch their favorite football team, the Seattle Seahawks, play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48 on Feb. 2.

January set high calls mark for South Whidbey Fire/EMS

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Emergency responders were plenty busy last month, responding to 180 calls in January. South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer said the number was 30 calls more than the district’s monthly average in 2013. Most of the calls were medical in nature — people who fell down, were sick, etc. — though a couple of fire calls and a marine rescue kicked off 2013.

The changing face of the Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

For Whidbey Island Red Cross volunteers, it’s not a question of “if,” it’s a question of “when” a disaster will occur.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey firefighters deserve thanks

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, I just wanted to say a big “Praise God” and thank you to my dear neighborhood heroes Dave and Mike, and the wonderful local firefighters who came to my rescue when I had a chimney fire on New Year’s.

MAYOR'S BEAT | Economic development is Langley’s top priority in 2014

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Last month, I used some boating stories to talk about our current economic condition and the future in and around Langley. In January, we departed from the dock. We initiated 2014 with a lean budget and streamlined services.

Falcon, Wolves rivalry to continue

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 12:00PM

Coupeville High School will take its athletic teams elsewhere next year, leaving the Cascade Conference and South Whidbey behind after years of an island rivalry.

Project manager hired for Whidbey General Hospital expansion

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:27AM

Whidbey General Hospital leaders have agreed to pay an Anacortes project manager up to $750,000 to coordinate the expansion project.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 7:00AM

Zachary Allen Rogers and Avary May Bennett.

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 7:00AM

Audrey Deneen Jens and Lucy Marie Allphin.

Sound Physicians joins Whidbey General Hospital

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 8:00AM

Sound Physicians has agreed to provide hospitalist services to Whidbey General Hospital starting this week. Hospitalists replace physicians in hospitals because of their specialization in hospital care and are available around the clock.

Langley shrimping site fight continues

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley’s battle to restrict ghost shrimp harvesting near the city took another step recently, Mayor Fred McCarthy said Monday. The city-formed ghost shrimp advocacy committee requested Peter Goldmark, Washington’s Commissioner of Public Lands, consider restricting harvesting around Langley. They heard back from Goldmark and were redirected to a division in Washington that handles the permits for commercial ghost shrimp harvesting.

SLIDESHOW | Cougar girls basketball overpowers Falcons

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Lakewood Cougars girls basketball team took an early lead and stretched it to double digits by halftime before going on to defeat the Falcons 47-31 on Friday, Jan. 31 at South Whidbey High School.

Lakewood pulls away late for 16-point win over South Whidbey

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Playing big and fast, the Lakewood Cougars girls basketball team took an early lead and never let go against South Whidbey on the Falcons’ home court Friday night.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Car/power pole accidents require extreme caution

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, We are writing to follow-up on the story published recently about a FedEx truck that hit a power pole on Ewing Road. The story represented that a live wire was in contact with the vehicle and that the driver of the truck exited through a window

Two young LMS musicians earn their place on junior all-state band

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 7:21PM

Hours of practice and rehearsals over lunch hours have paid off for two Langley Middle School students.

Glendale farm wins Good Food Award for Island Brebis cheese

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

Clinton farm Glendale Shepherd received a 2014 Good Food Award in recognition of their responsible food production and taste of their products.

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