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Several weeks late, South Whidbey fire boat near completion

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

South Whidbey Fire/EMS Chief Rusty Palmer reported Tuesday morning the district’s nearly $500,000 fire boat is close to completion and delivery.

Sheriff's report | Mumbling, BB gun shots, porn study

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, south precinct.

State Rep. Hayes’ bill passes House

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

State Rep. Dave Hayes had a bill move through the Washington State House of Representatives that affects law enforcement throughout the state.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | South Whidbey first responders were great

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Thursday, Feb. 13, proved to be a beautiful day for a horseback ride in the Putney and Metcalf preserve. My friend and I were remarking on how easy the horses were moving and how nice the trails were. Forty minutes into the ride, her horse stumbled and in a second she was face down on the trail, unconscious and bleeding.

Friday Harbor sails past South Whidbey in boys hoops playoff

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

A slow start doomed South Whidbey boys basketball against Friday Harbor in a loser-out playoff game Friday night.

Sheriff talks about Whidbey Island burglaries at meeting

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 2:47PM

Crowd expresses frustration, anger over ongoing crime in Island County.

Mayor, council back four cops in Langley

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Law and order, and the occasional jump start, will be doled out by four Langley police officers for the new few years.

Island County 9-1-1 dispatch down four hours

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County’s 9-1-1 dispatch service was down for nearly four hours last weekend. Tom Shaughnessy, director of I-COM, confirmed a “power hit” to a telephone server knocked out the dispatch center’s ability to directly take 9-1-1 calls from about 10:30 p.m. Saturday evening to about 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

Last-ditch fundraiser meets South Whidbey High School band’s goal

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

A last-minute pass-the-hat fundraiser brought in $900 for the South Whidbey High School jazz band.

Sheriff's Report | An injured eagle, burnt shoe and the fear of time travelers

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, south precinct.

Animal interests among top concerns for Island County fairgrounds changes

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 9:17AM

Animal safety and comfort, failed bonds and adequate demand were among the chief worries spoken at a public presentation Tuesday about drastic changes proposed for the Island County fairgrounds.

Port of South Whidbey commissioner to be appointed

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

Port of South Whidbey Commissioners will meet Tuesday to appoint a commissioner for District 2, Langley. The board will interview candidates and go into executive session to review the qualifications of each candidate. After the review, they will re-open the meeting to the public and appoint a new commissioner for the position previously held by Chris Jerome.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Karla Jacks is the right person for District 3

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Our good friend and longtime Camano Island resident Karla Jacks is running this year for the Island County Commissioner District No. 3 position representing Camano Island and North Whidbey.

Whidbey General Hospital | NEW ARRIVALS

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

Valeria Patricia Torres and Cade Michael Romano.

Island Dance leaps into contemporary for combined performance

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

Dancers across the island are combining the energy of competition with the strength of technique for the first time in the upcoming performance INFUSION of Dance.

Ferries holds Mukilteo terminal public hearing

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 3:00PM

People can speak their piece at a public hearing on the proposed Mukilteo Ferry Terminal from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mukilteo City Hall.

Fire alarm results in Langley Middle School evacuation

  • Feb 24, 2014 at 4:33PM

Reports of a possible fire at Langley Middle School resulted in a facility-wide evacuation Monday. South Whidbey Fire/EMS crews responded to the 3 p.m. incident and found "heat and smoke" in an upstairs room of the historical two-story brick building, but no fire.

Whidbey General Hospital officials respond to state audit findings

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Several employees at Whidbey General Hospital are seeing some smaller paychecks thanks to a snafu in a new payroll system.

Draft marijuana ordinance released by Island County

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

A new ordinance regulating pot businesses restricts the appearance of the buildings and land associated with marijuana to ensure it “does not disrupt the character” of surrounding areas.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Jazz Band exceeded fundraiser goal

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Editor, Langley Middle School Jazz Band would like to say thank you to all the businesses and individuals who purchased tulips or made donations to help us attend the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho. We were able to exceed our goal and sold 838 tulips this year. We appreciate the support of our wonderful community and hope everyone enjoys their tulips.

Grant sought to expose Langley creek

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Langley is looking for funding to shed some light on the long-hidden Brookhaven Creek that runs under the city and into Saratoga Passage. City leaders approved a grant application to help pay for an estimated $57,627 project that would bring about 50 feet of the creek to the surface. The grant would come from the Whidbey Island Conservation District, and the city’s mayor said Langley would only move forward with the project if it received the grant.

After 42 years, volunteerism runs in Gary Gabelein’s veins

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

Whidbey Island has a strong volunteer ethic that’s fueled by an involved citizenry committed to supporting their causes, communities and neighbors.

Filter blamed for Langley Middle School fire scare

  • Feb 25, 2014 at 2:52PM

Reports of a fire at Langley Middle School resulted in a facility-wide evacuation Monday.

South Whidbey Academy students try hand at grant giving

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

For a group of students at South Whidbey Academy, it’s time to give back to their community.

Early Island County transportation meetings see hiccup

  • Feb 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The county kicked off a series of transportation-related public meetings this week, attracting residents with a wide range of priorities.

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