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WHIDBEY RECIPES | When you’re having fun, only today matters

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

You know the old saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun,” and it’s never been more true than this summer. Just a few days ago, it seems, we were celebrating the Fourth of July, and here we are now, listening to endless “back to school sales” blather and having planned our Labor Day festivities. If it continues to fly by at this rate, we’ll be picking up the Thanksgiving turkey before we turn around twice.

Seattle chamber makes Schell site

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

Paul Schell’s legacy will live on in many ways around Seattle and Langley and now online. The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce created www.ourpaulschell.org as a way to remember his deeds, words and life. Leading up to a large memorial service Oct. 8 in Seattle, people are invited to comment or post through social media sites using the hashtag #OurPaulSchell or #ourpaulschell.

Picnic to foster Clinton spirit

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

Nothing says fall like a pumpkin. In the case of the first-ever Clinton Town Picnic this Saturday, those pumpkins will be hurtling through the air after being launched from a trebuchet, all in the name of building a stronger community identity for the sprawling unincorporated area of Island County.

EDITORIAL | Critical area rules require moderation

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

A farmer digs an irrigation ditch for a nearby field. It begins as nothing more than a dirt trench, but it doesn’t take long for grass to line its banks. Later that greenery is joined by shrubs, blackberry bushes and eventually trees. At some point, fish or even beaver may move in and call it home.

NOTABLE | Windermere brokers, Joe Mosolino donate a day of service to Good Cheer

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Windermere Real Estate brokers along with Joe Mosolino donated a day of service to Good Cheer on Aug. 29. The brokers helped deep clean the Food Bank, harvest and weed in the garden and sort and price items in the Distribution Center. The Food Bank was closed for the day so the crew could concentrate on their work and help Good Cheer staff stay on top of the record donations received this year. Good Cheer serves an average of 910 families per month.

Naturalist to reveal Douglas Fir ecology

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Trees are an essential habitat for many of Whidbey’s bird species, and the Douglas fir is one of the most important components of the local forests.

Naturalist to reveal Douglas Fir ecology

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 8:00AM

Trees are an essential habitat for many of Whidbey’s bird species, and the Douglas fir is one of the most important components of the local forests.

NOTABLE | Students reconnect with retired teacher 58 years later on South End

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

The impact of one teacher, now retired and living on South Whidbey, resonated over the past five decades with a few students.

Langley art project aims to promote global friendship

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Walking along First Street or Cascade Avenue in Langley recently, passersby may have noticed a colorful new 150-foot-long art installation.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Cary Peterson led the way mentally, physically

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Editor, When does something really begin? It is like the old adage, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” So many times when working on a community project there are differing points of view of its true beginning. In retrospect, does it really matter? What does matter is the one who did the heavy lifting, the one who both mentally and physically led the effort. The “who” for me is/was Cary Peterson.

SLIDESHOW | Falcon football loses Bucket, rivalry to Wolves

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 11:00AM

South Whidbey lost a 21-13 halftime lead to Coupeville in a non-league football game Friday, Sept. 5 at Coupeville High School. The Wolves came back in the second half to win 35-28 and regain the rivalry trophy, The Bucket.

SLIDESHOW | Procession for Paul Schell

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 11:34AM

Hundreds of people walked in and watched the procession for Paul Schell in Langley on Aug. 14, more than two weeks after he died unexpectedly following heart surgery complications.

Sheriff's Report

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

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

KUDOS | Open class exhibition award winners at the Whidbey Island Area Fair

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

The following are winners of the open class exhibition categories of the Whidbey Island Area Fair.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Island Shakespeare Festival was awesome

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:00PM

Editor, Growing up in England I was spoiled with fantastic Shakespeare — seeing luminaries such as Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith and Judi Dench on stage when in college in London. So as a well-seasoned theatergoer I’m writing to applaud Island Shakespeare Festival for a wonderful season.

The voice of a bank robber? Police release recording of 911 ruse

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 12:03PM

The Island County Sheriff's Office today released a recording of what detectives believe was a phony 9-1-1 call used as a diversionary tactic in Monday's Clinton bank robbery.

MAYOR'S BEAT | On and off the radar — mayor reveals city happenings

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

When I was a military pilot, occasionally an unidentified aircraft would pop up on radar that was not in contact with an air traffic controller and didn’t have its transponder turned on. This would cause consternation to controllers and was certainly a source of piqued interest for other pilots flying in the area and in radar contact.

Researchers find no tsunami evidence, just one big Whidbey earthquake

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Researchers search for tsunami evidence in two Whidbey Island locations have come up empty.

Volunteers to spruce up Bayview cemetery

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on South Whidbey will once again host its annual day of service and remembrance Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Honor the fallen on Patriot Day

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

Editor, The South Whidbey American Legion Auxiliary of Post 141 would like to remind our citizens that September 11th is now known as Patriot Day in remembrance of the 2,977 victims of the terrorist attacks in New York.

Retired dentist dies in unexplained fire

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 4:00PM

A former Coupeville dentist was killed in a fire at his Central Whidbey Island home early Saturday morning.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Don’t forget about “Our 33” on 9/11

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

Editor, “Our 33.” As the Nation begins to prepare for 9/11, a horrendous date in history, may we remember 33 murdered comrades who exhibited incredible courage and bravery and yet never seem to be mentioned and honored. Our 33 were described as “plus crew” in most of the stories written that day.

Deadline looms for Glendale beach

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Whidbey Camano Land Trust has announced they need to raise $314,450 by Sept. 30 to be able to purchase 420 feet of low-bank beach and forested uplands at Glendale on southeast Whidbey. The beach is at the mouth of Glendale Creek, one of only two salmon streams on Whidbey, according to a Land Trust press release.

No guts, no glory at Langley’s Soup Box Derby

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 2:34PM

Whidbey Island Winery barrels into Soup Box title.

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