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Jill Engstrom wasted no time getting involved after being named to the South Whidbey School District board of directors.
The Chocolate Flower Farm won’t be moving its shop to the city’s vacant fire hall after all, at least not right away.
Jill Engstrom, a longtime schools advocate, is the newest member of the South Whidbey School District board of directors.
The future in light of current economic realities will highlight tonight’s public work session of the South Whidbey School District board of directors.
Grethe Cammermeyer was seated Monday as the South End’s representative on the Whidbey General Hospital board of commissioners, the board’s president said Tuesday. Cammermeyer, of Langley, was the unanimous choice of a five-member selection committee to represent District 1.
Here’s one South End farm that’s going to stay a farm forever. And a wildlife preserve, too. A conservation easement on 54 acres next to Deer Lagoon has been acquired by the Whidbey Camano Land Trust.
Six candidates have applied for the vacant position on the South Whidbey School District Board of Directors. Among the candidates are a retired Navy officer, a Freeland businesswoman, a longtime educator, a cabinetmaker, a retired space physicist and a retired school counselor.
The economy’s a bummer, Christmas is coming, everybody’s stressed, but Mona Newbauer is ready and waiting with a sugar coat. A free chocolate for everyone. Just one. But that’s $2 worth of bliss for free.
Good ol’ Tucker, he’s just a regular dog. Then comes the weekend.
If you have a fireplace, wood stove or outdoor burn pile or fire pit, take note: For the first time in history, there may be mandatory burn bans on Whidbey Island this winter, Northwest Clean Air Agency officials warn.
Four South End candidates vying for a vacant position on the Whidbey General Hospital board of directors were interviewed last week, and one is expected to be confirmed soon.
The state will order one new ferry for the Keystone-Port Townsend run, state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen said Wednesday.And Nichols Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland,… Continue reading
Too many South Whidbey students are not getting their immunizations, and they’re not only breaking the law but also endangering the community, health officials warned this week.
Despite last week’s layoffs, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders of Freeland is confident that more work is on the way.
Island County Fire District 3 is feeling the economic pinch along with almost everyone else.
Linds Langley Drug, a city fixture for 38 years, may close next year, a victim of the economy and changes in the health-insurance industry, owner Ron Lind said Thursday.
At a spirited hearing Monday before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 50, Island County Commissioners voted 2-1 to deny a petition by disgruntled residents to suspend the operations of the diking district and dismiss its three commissioners.
The Little Brown Church is back in the family, and before long it will be back to the right color, too. The iconic church was built in 1910 by the congregation’s founders, among them Mills’ grandfather and great-grandfather.
Tom Arhontas won’t be at the wheel, but the Mobile Turkey Unit will hit the road again this year, bringing Thanksgiving dinners to shut-ins and other people in need. For the eighth year in a row, the volunteers on wheels will prepare holiday turkey dinners with all the trimmings, and deliver them throughout the South End, from Coupeville to Clinton.
The city’s new $1.5 million fire station is open for business. An open house for the public will be today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The station is at 820 Camano Ave., across the street from the Island County Fairgrounds. There will be refreshments, and tours of the building.