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Langley residents celebrate 70 years | ANNIVERSARY

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Bill and Martha Martin of Langley are celebrating 70 years together this Valentine’s Day.

South Whidbey parks ranger finds body on beach

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:34AM

An employee with State Parks discovered a body on the beach outside of his state-owned housing near Possession Point State Park on South Whidbey Thursday afternoon.

A place for personal prayer | RELIGION NOTES

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Healing Rooms are open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, at 5200 Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland.

Sultan spoils South Whidbey ’s senior night

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Finishing with a flourish, Sultan’s boys basketball team pulled away late to put a damper on South Whidbey’s senior night Tuesday.

EDITOR'S COLUMN | Drive carefully; our lives are in your hands

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

My first car was a white, 1983 Chevy S-10 pickup. I paid $1,500 for it and that was too much. It was a heap.

Schools’ Dine Out Wednesdays kick off on South Whidbey

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Seven restaurants have teamed up with the South Whidbey Schools Foundation to raise funds for classroom grants by encouraging residents to “Dine Out Wednesdays for SW Schools” during February and March.

Vermilion flycatcher captures our hearts, imaginations | WHIDBEY BIRDING

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

My husband and I recently returned from a month of birding in and around the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. It’s in a high, dry valley in South Central Mexico where the native habitat is described as thorn scrub. One of the most common little flycatchers is also a brilliantly colored bird, the aptly named vermilion flycatcher.

Late turn leaves car off road on South Whidbey

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

A late turn left one driver with a broken nose and a damaged car Tuesday. The driver, Darren Hess, was northbound at about 4 p.m. Highway 525 when he attempted to make a left turn on Midvale Road. The turn was made too late, however, and Hess’s vehicle ended up crashing into the side of a hill.

Gallion gives up the gavel | Bayview angler and fishing legend sets sights on new fishing grounds

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:29AM

These days, lifelong leisure angler Mike Gallion is off the hook.

Turks take down Falcon girls hoops

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Struggling mightily, the South Whidbey girls basketball team fell to Sultan 52-21 on Tuesday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Satire useful in anti-wage increase

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Raising the minimum wage is done for the same reason that Social Security recipients receive a cost-of-living adjustment. Greenbacks lose value over time; once $10 would have paid rent on a nice house for a month.

D’Antonio to lead Habitat for Humanity

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Brett D’Antonio has been named executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Island County.

State court turns down South Whidbey murderer’s appeal

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:29AM

A judge did not err in giving a South Whidbey High School graduate and convicted murderer more than double the standard-range sentence because his victim was wearing a seatbelt and had “an unsuspecting mindset” when he was shot, the Washington State Appeals Court ruled this week.

Langley water system flush coming

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 6:00AM

Langley’s Public Works department will flush the water system Feb. 10 and 11. It was originally scheduled for Feb. 5 and 6, but was delayed because of freezing temperatures earlier this week.

South Whidbey wrestlers prepare for postseason

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Four South Whidbey wrestlers are poised to advance past the 1A District 1 tournament Saturday, Feb. 8, without ever setting foot on a mat.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Office hours need expanding

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, We are all linked together in figuring out how to increase jobs that pay living wages in Island County. Having all Island County departments be open at full-time levels is a very important step in meeting the needs of our recovering economy. When the county only works at 4/5 speed, that negatively affects our local economy each and every week. When the county closures linger for several years, the economic problems multiply.

Valentine’s Day flash mob aims to break the silence, end violence against women

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

The rising beat of a tune. A sudden rush of people dressed in red and dancing in sync. For the people participating, it’s more than a flash mob, it’s a message.

Whidbey Camano Land trust rebuffs COER, keeps Navy money

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust will continue to accept Navy money to acquire land within Ebey’s Reserve, despite a request from jet noise opponents to sever the relationship.

Jet noise dispute to land in Langley

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Seeking support and hoping to educate South Whidbey residents on its cause, Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve will visit Langley this week.

Improved South Whidbey fire protection rating to lower homeowners insurance

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Insurance holders within the South Whidbey Fire/EMS protection district should see a change in their insurance rates in the next few months. The district recently received an upgrade in its protection rating from a Class 7 district to a Class 6.

South Whidbey crashes send two to hospital

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Two people involved in two unrelated car accidents on South Whidbey were sent to the hospital Thursday. According to the Washington State Patrol, James Harris, 33, and Kristi Etzell, age unknown, were both transported to Whidbey General Hospital. A hospital official confirmed that both were treated and released the same day.

Freeland sewer talks return

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 2:49PM

Freeland residents may soon be considering yet another proposal for sewers.

Port of South Whidbey commissioners restructure staff, look to future

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 9:00AM

Port of South Whidbey commissioners will implement a series of staff changes next week.

SLIDESHOW | Turks take down Falcon boys on South Whidbey senior night

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Sultan Turks closed out a double-digit victory over the Falcons on Feb. 7 at South Whidbey High School.

Island County seeks planning commissioner

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Island County commissioners are seeking applicants to complete a term on the Island County Planning Commission from District 2, which encompasses all of the greater Oak Harbor area.

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