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$10,000 marked for Island County disabled vets

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 8:00AM

Island County’s Disabled American Veterans chapter was given $10,000 by Island County through the Veterans Assistance Fund.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Gunther is welcome to meander in Passage View

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, We are home owners in the beautiful Passage View Lane community and we would like to publicly welcome Mr. Gunther Schmidt to walk in our community any time he pleases. We have had several delightful conversations with him during his past meanderings and admire him for making the trek up the hill with his cane. We also appreciate the added security of having another set of watchful eyes in our community.

South Whidbey High School alumna's piece featured in orchestra performance

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island is diving into its third concert of the Season of Discovery this Sunday.

Johnson scolds Island County treasurer

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

Island County Commissioner Jill Johnson reprimanded county Treasurer Ana Maria Nuñez at the end of Monday’s meeting over a perceived error on Camano Island tax statements.

Freeland chimney fire results in no injuries

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 6:00AM

A “stubborn” chimney fire was extinguished Saturday night in Freeland without any injuries and little property damage, said a South Whidbey Fire/EMS official. The 6 p.m. fire on June Beach Road, a small strip off East Harbor Road, took two hours to quell. Neither of the two occupants were harmed.

“Now this is what I call church” | RELIGION NOTES

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Not every congregation does things the same way; the first century church had some pretty exciting things happening in their church. South Whidbey Community Church’s Pastor Darrell Wenzek will address the first century church with the sermon, “Now this is what I call church” at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 9, at the Grange Hall, 5142 S. Bayview Road.

The true meaning of “Covenant” | RELIGION NOTES

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island will hold regular service at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 9, at 20103 Highway 525, Freeland. UUCWI has a covenant of right relations as well as principles and purposes. Rev. Dennis Reynolds will explore what the word “covenant” means — historically, spiritually, individually and collectively.

Mystic Sea whale trips start soon in Langley

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Whale food advocacy, lobbying for Lolita’s return, a new whale center and now, whale watching trips will be available in Langley. Beginning March 8, Mystic Sea Charters will launch whale watching tours out of Langley’s new and expanded South Whidbey Harbor.

State title-winning soccer coach banned from Sports Complex

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

In the parlance of soccer, Terry Swanson got a red card last Thursday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Ronald Reagan’s mythical “welfare queen”

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Everyone’s heard of Ronald Reagan’s mythical “welfare queen.” She’s lazy, uneducated, unwilling to do anything to improve herself or her lot — she just wants those government checks to keep rolling in. Oh, and she also dresses well, drives an expensive car, lives in a nice house or apartment, and spends her money on luxury items, etc.

Langley musician explores sound in modern album

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Listening to a song for the first time can be a loaded experience. Everything from the mood of the listener to the ambiance in the background impacts the first encounter.

Island County District 3 sees third commissioner candidate step forward

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Camano Island resident Marc Hennemann said as county commissioner he would keep taxes down and make public safety a priority.

“Kind to your Mind” with Jim Freeman | RELIGION NOTES

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 10:00AM

Jim Freeman will talk about being “Kind to your Mind” at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 9, at Unity of Whidbey, 5671 Crawford Road. Ever thought about why you were thinking what you were thinking? Do our thoughts come from a place of faith, or a place of fear? The church welcomes Freeman to address these thoughts.

Swanson reigns supreme | Parks board reinstates soccer coach’s privileges

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:42AM

Calling it regrettable and a misunderstanding, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District commissioners unanimously voted Thursday night to lift a one-year parks ban on Terry Swanson.

Young scientists present findings at Langley Middle School fair | KUDOS

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Curiosity was key for students in Langley Middle School’s Science Fair on Thursday night.

Landslide alert issued for Whidbey Island

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Heavy rainfall over the past week and a prediction of up to three more inches Friday led the National Weather Service to issue a landslide warning to Whidbey Island on Wednesday.

Island County pronounces March as Women’s History Month

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Island County commissioners on Monday proclaimed March 2014 Women’s History Month for Island County. Each year the board makes the designation “to pay tribute to the millions of women who helped create a better world for the times in which they lived as well as for future generations.”

South Whidbey wrestling coach taps out after 12 years

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Spending several full Saturdays at wrestling tournaments for the past 12 years finally proved too much for Jim Thompson, South Whidbey High School’s head wrestling coach.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island County Comprehensive plan needs beach access signs

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, Recently I attended a hearing to give public input on the transportation element of Island County’s Comprehensive Plan. The “Comp Plan” serves as the policy document which will shape growth and development here over the next 20 years. I wasn’t able to get on the agenda, but I believe all of us can support a request to include in the plan identification of public beach access points.

Langley citizen boards seek members

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 9:24AM

Three citizen boards in Langley need more members: the Planning Advisory Board, Cemetery Board and Library Board all have at least one vacancy. All of the volunteer positions are appointed by the mayor.

South Whidbey school district to discuss future

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 9:27AM

The future is the main topic of discussion for the South Whidbey School District Board of Directors during a workshop next week. On the agenda is general program discussion. Principals from each of the schools will discuss their vision with the board. This is a periodic discussion for the staff and board members to review the direction of the schools and district.

Langley City Council approves ethics code

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Hoping to avoid “frivolous” claims and witch hunts, the Langley City Council approved the long-wrought ethics code Monday night but declined to establish a standing board to hear complaints.

How the proposed Island Event Center Development Authority works

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 9:21AM

The Island Event Center Development Authority, the proposed name for the agency that would own and operate the Island County Fairgrounds, would have near autonomy from the county.

Spring sports draw nearly half of SWHS students

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

For first-year Athletic Director Kelly Kirk, spring has been a great sports season so far.

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