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Genealogical Society web site earns statewide honor
Nov 16 2012, 8:41 AM
The Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island recently won the 2012 Best in State award for its website.
Forty societies competed for the honor, which was presented at the Washington State Genealogical Society’s annual convention in Port Townsend.
Web designer Nancy Hepp of Clinton created the site’s design using sepia colored 19th and early 20th century photos, many from Genealogical Society members’ family collections.
Members sought for weed board
Nov 16 2012, 8:42 AM
The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill two vacated positions on the Noxious Weed Control Board.
The Board of County Commissioners appoints Noxious Weed Control Board members for four-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement.
No two gardeners have the same approach
Nov 16 2012, 8:43 AM
There are two types of people in the world.
The first type whisks the dirty Thanksgiving dishes away to be scrubbed and stacked before the gravy has a chance to congeal on the plates. The second type leaves the cleanup ‘til morning, believing a heinous job is better tackled with a cup of strong coffee and a good night’s sleep — especially when it comes to desiccated turkey carcasses and marshmallow-encrusted yams.
Sign up for the Gingerbread Challenge
Nov 16 2012, 8:45 AM
Local residents are invited to take part in the Gingerbread Challenge, a gingerbread contest sponsored by The Whidbey Examiner.
Previous years’ entries have included traditional gingerbread houses along with hand-shaped gingerbread cookies and even a colorful gingerbread ferry.
Fit meets fun at Hula Hoopla
Nov 16 2012, 8:47 AM
Moving, shaking and wiggling has never been so much fun.
Hula Hoopla, the fourth annual health fair to be held at the Coupeville Elementary School will show kids – and parents, too – that getting fit doesn’t have to feel like a bore or chore.
Volunteer turns basketball coach
Nov 16 2012, 9:16 AM
His job title is new but his presence isn’t.
David King, after helping with the Coupeville High School girls basketball team since 2003, is now the new head coach of the program.
He takes over this fall after Jackie Bykonen resigned after two years at the helm.
Register now alumni games
Nov 16 2012, 8:49 AM
Registration is now open for the 2012 Tom Roehl Turkey Bowl.
Set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 23 at Coupeville High School’s Mickey Clark Field, the event raises money for the Tom Roehl Scholarship, named in honor of the former Wolf coach. A six-on-six co-ed division and a five-on-five mens division are planned. Teams are guaranteed three 30-minute games.
Nov 16 2012, 8:51 AM
The following are some events happening on Whidbey. Here is your chance to learn a new skill, meet new people or just have fun!
Nov 16 2012, 8:59 AM
Bill Ethridge of Oak Harbor presents the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flag at the Veterans Day Commemoration at the Island County Courthouse Monday in Coupeville. The event was sponsored by the Central Whidbey Lions Club and the Town of Coupeville.
Nov 16 2012, 9:22 AM
Seals enjoy the afternoon sunshine as they lounge on a floating platform at the mussel farm operated by Penn Cove Shellfish. According to owner Ian Jefferds, the seals chow down on the fish in the area and don’t bother the mussels. The platforms give the seals a nice, safe place to haul out and rest.