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Coupeville's Pacific Northwest Art School accepting 'Peep show' entries
Mar 12 2013, 3:44 PM
Pacific Northwest Art School is now accepting submissions for the annual Springtime Marshmallow Peep Creation Contest, also known as The Peep Show.
Kids and adults are invited to create a work of art out of marshmallow peeps. Entries will be accepted at the art school until 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27.
The Peep Show will be on display at the art school. Voting will be from Wednesday, March 27 through Friday, March 29.
Oak Harbor City Hall shows photographers work | Art and About
Mar 13 2013, 9:04 AM
Oak Harbor City Hall is displaying the work of photographer PAUL LISCHEID in March and April. Lischeid’s work captures local landscapes and wildlife.
Whidbey Chamber Singers perform at Langley church | Art and about
Mar 13 2013, 9:10 AM
The WHIDBEY CHAMBER SINGERS will be performing “Baroque,” at 7:30 p.m. March 16 at the United Methodist Church in Langley.
Whidbey's youth string group performs | Art and about
Mar 13 2013, 9:11 AM
Whidbey Island’s youth string group, CEILIDH CHIDS, will perform a St. Patrick’s Day concert at 2:30 p.m. March 17 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeland. Members are all islanders age 9 to 17. Ceilidh Childs is led by ROXALLANNE MEDLEY, concertmaster for Saratoga Orchestra.
School district ‘s real focus on collecting more money | Letters
Mar 12 2013, 3:55 PM
The Washington voting rights act of 2013 would potentially provide the Oak Harbor Navy community a full-fledged full-time voice on the Oak Harbor School Board, but the superintendent and incumbent school board directors have decided to oppose this legislation.
The real reason they have done so? They do not want to lose the ability to hand pick at-large public education sycophants who will simply go-along-to-get-along.
Corps: Nichols lacked permit to move ferry
Mar 12 2013, 3:33 PM
Nichols Brothers Boat Builders launched the superstructure of the new state ferry Tokitae into the cold waters of Holmes Harbor, and now find themselves in hot water with the Army Corps of Engineers.
The Freeland boat building company didn’t have a permit to build the long structure to launch the 2.5 million pound Tokitae, and now must answer to the Corps.
In a letter dated March 5 addressed to Matt Nichols, company CEO, Bruce Estok, a colonel for the Corps and the district engineer, advised that “installation of structures, including temporary structures, within navigable waters of the U.S. requires a Department of the Army permit.”
iPads help Oak Harbor students with disabilities
Mar 12 2013, 3:40 PM
These iPads don’t have Angry Birds.
Instead of the popular tablet game, students with disabilities at Crescent Harbor Elementary are using iPads to help complete their classwork throughout the day.
About several dozens students attending the elementary school’s Life Skills class are using the tablet for their math and reading classes in addition to help develop the motor skills necessary for writing.
Citizens Ignited unite Whidbey Island
Mar 15 2013, 11:42 AM
In a unanimous vote, members of the Oak Harbor City Council joined a nationwide, grassroots movement aimed at amending the U.S. Constitution to allow the regulation of corporate political spending.
The council’s decision last week represented a coup for a small group of Island County residents who’ve worked over the last year to educate local elected officials about the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.
Seagull saga finally appears over at Whidbey Coffee
Mar 15 2013, 2:51 PM
Leah Norton-Gaudreau tried everything.
She scattered bird seed. Tossed dog bones. Anything to try to deflect attention from the pastries at the drive-through window.
But this seagull, already accustomed to the finer things in life, saw no reason to alter its dining habits now.
“You’d see feathers flapping and he’d grab a pastry,” Norton-Gaudreau said.
Coupeville man accused of wielding shotgun against girlfriend
Mar 15 2013, 3:40 PM
A 44-year-old Coupeville man is facing a felony charge for allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend’s head and threatening to kill her, according to court documents.
Prosecutors charged Nicholas Burnett in Island County Superior Court March 6 with second-degree assault and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence.