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Wolf girls survive up-and-down week
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- This was the week when everything got very, very confusing.... View

 
Farm irrigation to be discussed
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- The Whidbey Island Conservation District will host a presentation next week on a farm-irrigation proposal being considered for Central Whidbey.... View

 
Solar project seeks grant
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Tentative plans to install a cooperative solar-energy project at Greenbank Farm have hit a glitch.... View

 
Grange hosts organic gardening classes
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Home gardeners can get tips on starting their food gardens from six Whidbey organic farmers in a series of classes sponsored by South Whidbey Tilth and Deer Lagoon Grange, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 9 through March 31 at the Grange, 5142 Bayview Road, Langley.... View

 
Chamber move boosts Coupeville visitor traffic
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Six months after moving its headquarters to Front Street in historic downtown Coupeville, officials from the Central Whidbey Chamber of Commerce have little doubt it was the right decision. ... View

 
Wolf boys end tough road trip with split
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- One too many road games.... View

 
Coupeville teacher polishes her passion
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- After 24 years in the classroom, Coupeville High School English teacher Barbara Ballard is nothing short of an educational treasure.... View

 
Whidbey newspapers leave Oak Harbor, south end
02/03/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- The trend to media consolidation will play out here on Whidbey Island with the announcement, expected this weekend, that the Whidbey News-Times and the South Whidbey Record will combine their newspaper offices in Coupeville.... View

 
Jewish community hosts Seder
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- The Whidbey Island Jewish Community will celebrate “the birthday of the trees” with a Kabalistic Tu B’ Shevat Seder at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25th at the Unitarian Universalist Hall in Freeland.... View

 
Whidbey Community Chorus begins spring season
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- The Whidbey Community Chorus invites singers to join the chorus in preparing for its annual spring concerts, with music including “big band” pieces and movie medleys.... View

 
Hospital infection rates posted online
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- A new state Web site gives consumers direct access to data showing how well hospitals protect inpatients from three types of infections. ... View

 
Whidbey General Hospital approves five-year plan
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- A strategic plan that aims to improve patient care, increase community trust, develop staff professionalism and increase financial security of Whidbey General Hospital was adopted unanimously at the Jan. 11 board meeting.... View

 
Wolf grad aiming for pro soccer future
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Coupeville grad and soccer standout Geoff Wacker is aiming to go pro.... View

 
Emergency management removed from Sheriff’s Office
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Island County Emergency Management has now officially been removed from the supervision of the county Sheriff’s Office.... View

 
Island County Historical Museum plans anniversary events
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Celebrating its 61st anniversary, the Island County Historical Museum has planned several months of special events in a program called “The Way West.” ... View

 
‘Buy local’ online directory promotes Whidbey businesses
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- “I Buy Whidbey” is a new online business directory aimed at helping Whidbey Island residents “buy local.”... View

 
Health care forum set in Bayview
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- Whidbey General Hospital Commissioner Grethe Cammermeyer will moderate a panel of health care professionals discussing end-of-life decisions in a forum at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at the South Whidbey Bayview Senior Center, 14594 Hwy. 525, Langley. ... View

 
Slow starts hamper Coupeville girls
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- With one big exception, 2010 has not been kind to the Coupeville High School girls’ basketball team.... View

 
Police still looking for Freeland, Coupeville robbers
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- The masked man who robbed Chase Bank in Freeland last week remains at large.... View

 
Port Townsend students name new ferry class
01/20/2010

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Whidbey Island, Washington (STPNS)- The new 64-car class of vessel to begin operating on the Keystone-Port Townsend ferry route will be named the Kwa-di Tabil Class.... View