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Crescent Harbor Elementary scores rise
Mar 29 2013, 3:11 PM
Staff and teachers at Crescent Harbor Elementary are celebrating their efforts improving test scores among their students.
State officials have taken notice too. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction named the school located near Oak Harbor a “Reward” school, which is given out to the top 10 percent of Title I schools in the state, which are schools that have high numbers of students from low-income families.
The teachers and staff met in the school’s library Monday afternoon to celebrate their work that was three years in the making.
Mosolino named to Island County futures fund board
Mar 29 2013, 3:33 PM
Joseph Mosolino, owner of Windermere Real Estate South Whidbey, has been appointed to the Conservation Futures Citizens Advisory Board.
The Island County commissioners selected Mosolino to fill a vacant seat on the group at the board’s regular Monday meeting in Coupeville.
The boards’ decision was unanimous.
Outlying Field near Coupeville holds landing practice next week
Mar 29 2013, 3:15 PM
Field Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are planned at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5.
On April 1, FCLPs are scheduled from late afternoon to late night.
Coffee with Island County commissioner
Mar 29 2013, 3:34 PM
Commissioner Helen Price Johnson scheduled the first in a series of informal coffee chats for April 2, perfect timing for residents who want to get the latest information about the landslide.
The public is welcome to join Price Johnson for an informal discussion about county issues at 5:30 p.m., April 2 at at Anchor Books, State Highway 525, Clinton.
Easter is the natural time of year to ask about resurrection | Faithful Living
Mar 29 2013, 3:12 PM
Sunday is Easter and I feel the anticipation in my heart growing. This is because I love everything about Easter, especially the hope, the music, and the celebration surrounding the message that there is life beyond what we know here.
This year I’m making mini-pies for dessert and I’ll spend part of Saturday creating the fillings family members have requested. As I work in the kitchen, I’ll consider what author Josh McDowell calls “the evidence that demands a verdict.” He is referring, of course, to the evidence that Jesus actually died and rose three days later.
Sultan sneaks by Wolves in shootout | Soccer
Apr 01 2013, 8:18 AM
Coupeville High School soccer team played its best game of the season, but the loss may have been the most painful.
The Wolves fell 2-1 in a shootout at Sultan Friday, March 29.
Tomahawks sweep series with Wildcats | Baseball
Apr 01 2013, 9:38 AM
Completing a three-game sweep of Oak Harbor, the visiting Marysville-Pilchuck High School baseball team defeated the Wildcats 8-1 Friday, March 29.
Mysterious lights probably lanterns | Letters
Mar 29 2013, 3:28 PM
In reference to recent odd sightings in the skies, on March 27 at around 9 p.m. while driving home from a friends house, my family and I saw two orange glowing objects in the sky above the intersection of Southwest Eighth and State Highway 20.
Clearly visible over Skagit Farmers Supply and slowly heading toward the moon until they burnt out, we could make them out as flying lanterns, similar to ones prevalent in some forms of eastern mystical worship.
Wolves miss out on sweep | Baseball
Apr 01 2013, 9:03 AM
A four-run sixth inning rally wasn't enough to carry the Coupeville baseball team to a three-game sweep of South Whidbey as the visiting Falcons stopped the Wolves 8-5 Friday, March 29.
Island Transit officials worry about off-island connections
Mar 29 2013, 3:33 PM
Island Transit officials are worried they may lose funding for a service that is seeing a growing number of riders.
The Tri-County Connector and Everett Connector provide bus transportation from Whidbey and Camano islands to Mount Vernon and Everett.
Martha Rose, executive director for Island Transit, said she is concerned that the money needed to fund the connector services won’t make it into the state budget.