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Volunteers survey residents about water quality issues
Oct 18 2012, 9:11 AM
A group of people working to protect Puget Sound wants Whidbey residents to fill out a short online survey by Sunday, Oct. 22.
“Enjoying clean water is critical to our island way of life, and we’d like to understand more about what people know about water quality issues and how to better provide information to people who love our island,” said Robin Clark of the Whidbey Education, Communication and Outreach Network.
Oct 18 2012, 9:12 AM
Ashley Manker, left, and Danae Gallahar, employees of Kim's Cafe on the Coupeville Wharf, helped members of the Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association distribute pumpkins to decorate Front Street earlier this month.
Examiner staff earn top honors in statewide newspaper contest
Oct 18 2012, 9:13 AM
The Whidbey Examiner earned Third Place honors for General Excellence in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2012 Better Newspaper Contest.
The Examiner also earned First Place for special sections for the Whidbey Island 2011 Farm Guide.
Races raise cash for food bank
Oct 18 2012, 9:26 AM
The fifth annual Coupeville Harvest Fest Relay Races – a fundraiser for Gifts from the Heart Food Bank – were a great success again this year, thanks to support from the Coupeville Farmers Market and the participating teams, organizers said.
Nationally-renown speaker to get 'Radical' on Whidbey parents
Oct 19 2012, 10:01 AM
CNN columnist and popular teen-lifestyles and family advice author Vanessa Van Petten will offer Whidbey Island parents tips on understanding the world of teenagers, when she speaks at 7 p.m., Oct. 23 at South Whidbey High School.
The event is free and open to the public, and it is co-sponsored by the Readiness to Learn Foundation and the Langley Middle School Parent Teacher Association. The South Whidbey School District is hosting the event.
Accountant resigns from Greenbank Farm post
Oct 25 2012, 8:51 AM
Noting concerns about financial statements from Greenbank Farm Management Group, a prominent Whidbey Island accountant resigned as a volunteer examining the operations of the publicly owned farm.
Georgia Gardner, a Coupeville accountant who is a former state representative and current Whidbey General Hospital commissioner, resigned in early October after she wrote a letter to the management group’s board of trustees about her concerns.
Hansen hired as new Examiner editor
Oct 24 2012, 1:43 PM
Megan Hansen has been named editor of The Whidbey Examiner and The Whidbey News-Times.
Hansen spent the past four years as assistant editor of the Nisqually Valley News in Yelm.
“I’m excited to have Megan join our team,” said Kasia Pierzga, publisher of the News-Times, the Examiner and The South Whidbey Record.
Guild weaves Uncommon Threads together
Oct 24 2012, 1:44 PM
“I just love walking into the Uncommon Threads event on the first day,” said weaver Linda LaMay of Clinton.
“Uncommon Threads” is Whidbey Weavers Guild annual event that will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3 at Greenbank Farm’s big red barn.
Freeland medical pot shop sees growing demand
Oct 24 2012, 1:46 PM
Whidbey Island’s only storefront medical-marijuana cooperative opened five months ago, and business has been steadily increasing.
Now serving about 400 patients, the founder of this nonprofit cooperative says it provides socially responsible and legal access to medicinal cannabis for patients suffering from terminal or debilitating medical conditions.
Haugen listens to the concerns of the people
Oct 24 2012, 12:31 PM
I have known Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen for 37 years. We have worked together on education issues during all these years. I have gone to Mary Margaret for support for education bills and laws many times. She has always stepped up to the plate to support the local school district and its students.