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  1. Aggravating factors added to rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    A former Langley man who ran a public relations firm on South Whidbey is slated to go to trial on child rape charges on April 5. Prosecutors amended the charges against Jonathan Sage, 33, to four counts of the rape of a child with aggravating factors. If a jury finds the aggravating factors exist, they would allow the judge to sentence Sage beyond the standard sentencing range.

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  2. Island County looks to transfer ownership of fairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Board of Island County Commissioners yesterday unofficially approved ending the county's 54-year ownership of the historic Langley fairgrounds and transferring ownership to the Port of South Whidbey, pending a public vote on the matter. The informal approval will likely prompt the Port by March 31 to sign a second one-year lease to manage the fairgrounds, said Port Commissioner Curt Gordon after the commissioners' regular Tuesday meeting.

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  3. Brothers tapping into demand for craft beersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Marc Aparicio, co-owner of Penn Cove Brewing Co., surveys work yet to be done at the Penn Cove Taproom at 103 South Main Street in Coupeville. The taproom is set to open this week.

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  4. Leaders officially form transportation groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    State, county, municipal and other entities recently officially formed the Island Transportation Planning Organization, a group intended to ensure that Island County allocates federal transportation funds most effectively county-wide. The group chose Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson as its chair and Langley Mayor Tim Callison as its vice-chair.

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  5. Port, county need to find fair solution | Sound OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    I feel like I need to clarify the Port of South Whidbey's position on the Island County Fairgrounds. What we were asking for was that the public be allowed, through an August ballot issue, to decide if the Port should or should not own and manage the fairgrounds property.

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  6. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Whidbey's SARATOGA ORCHESTRA joins Oak Harbor High School's award-winning Harbor Singers for a set of concerts at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 5, at South Whidbey High School and 2:30 p.m., Sunday March 6, at Oak Harbor High School. Edwards will showcase Oak Harbor choir director Darren McCoy's select 55-voice Harbor Singers on Vivaldi's "Gloria" and Pacific Northwest composer Morten Lauridsen's "Veni Sancte Spiritus."

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  7. Compliance failures lead to slap from state AuditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Washington State Auditor's Office this week chided the Island County Council of Governments and North Whidbey Fire and Rescue for failures to comply with state law and with sound procedures, respectively. The Council of Govern-ments failed to submit annual financial reports with the Auditor's Office for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, that office said this week.

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  8. Window dressing: Fries: 'I'd rather be painting any day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Ever wondered who does those gigantic paintings in store windows at Christmas and on other occasions? Coupeville's Paula Fries is one of the island's few window painters, and she's proud of her craft. "It's fun because it brightens things up for people in the winter," she said.

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  9. Point-in-Time counts Whidbey's homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Catherine Reid, Island County Housing program coordinator, calls out numbers during a bingo game at the SPIN Cafe Thursday afternoon. The cafe, which regularly serves free meals to those in need, was the North Whidbey home base for the annual Homeless Point in Time Count.

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  10. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Ingrid Schwalbe and Dann Davies play a wacky couple in the comedy, 'Moon Over Buffalo,' which opens Friday, Feb. 5 at the Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor. The theater group is a busy bunch these days.

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  11. Island County commissioners refuse settlement in Wonn Road beach access lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    A judge will determine whether a Greenbank couple had the right to build a stone wall across a historic public beach access, following a cliffhanger today at the Island County Board of Commissioners' meeting. After 2.5 hours of vigorous discussion and public comment that verged on unruly, Commissioner Jill Johnson moved to accept the couple's offer to settle litigation the county brought to remove the wall.

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  12. Looking for a sign: Downtown merchants want some of Highway 20's trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Ron and Laura Apgar, outside their downtown Oak Harbor store, Paint Your World, want to see a gateway to downtown built. That's what the 85 store-owners in Oak Harbor's historical business district along Pioneer Way may be wondering as thousands of cars stream by on nearby State Highway 20 with only minimal signage guiding them in.

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  13. South Whidbey animator heading to SundanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Christie hopes that judges and audiences at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, later this month find it was fascinating and captivating as he did. "It was all exactly how I remembered it," he said of filmmaking, which for this project he financed, produced, directed and wrote.

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  14. Art & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    WHIDBEY COMMUNITY CHORUS , under the direction of Chet Hansen, invites singers to join the chorus in preparing for a rollicking duo of spring concerts celebrating Broadway show tunes. Chorus registration will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor.

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  15. Hundreds scramble for floats in LangleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Months of planning and hours of staging were rewarded with hundreds of people turning out for the fourth annual Sea Float Scramble on Saturday in Langley. Within 15 minutes, every tree, bush, bramble, bench and rock at Seawall Park was picked over and searched during the city's annual mad dash for hand-blown glass orbs.

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  16. Fishing from docks brings people, money | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    Regarding the purported possible limiting of fishing and crabbing at the South Whidbey Marina, I make the following observations and comments. I made approximately 10 fishing trips to the floating docks and spent countless very enjoyable hours in that pursuit there.

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  17. Hospital to host town talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The public can learn about what's new at Whidbey General Hospital and ask questions of officials at a series of townhall meetings scheduled for south, central and north areas of the island. The first meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Langley United Methodist Church, 301 Anthes Ave. The town halls will include updates on the inpatient wing building project, introductions to new medical providers and information on healthcare services.

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  18. South Whidbey stops Wolves | Boys basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Whidbey News-Times

    The South Whidbey High School boys basketball team finished a season sweep of Coupeville by defeating the Wolves 56-39 in a non-conference game Monday, Jan. 4, in Langley. Coupeville now turns its attention to league foe Port Townsend , hosting the Redhawks at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5. Against South Whidbey, Coupeville fell behind early but stayed within striking distance until the Falcons outscored the Wolves 18-10 in the final period.

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  19. County allocates 2-percent tourism dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce scored the lion's share of the county's basic 2 percent hotel-motel tax revenues for 2016, garnering $26,450 for use at its visitors' center, according to a document approved Tuesday by the Board of Island County Commissioners. The 2 percent basic county hotel-motel tax revenues are earmarked for use promoting tourism.

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  20. Men charged after laser incident hurt Langley police chief's fingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    Two South Whidbey men are facing felony charges related to an incident this summer in which a Langley police officer was hit with a laser in the face and the police chief hurt his middle finger, court documents indicate. Prosecutors charged Mark D. Raden, 27, of Freeland, in Island County Superior Court Nov. 18 with the unlawful discharge of a laser.

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