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Coffee shop boosts farmers, local radio

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:05PM

A new coffee shop has opened at the Coupeville Wharf and it offers something more than the usual fare of mochas, lattes and scones: It provides a place to purchase locally-gown produce as it supports a small community radio station.

New sales tax legislation explained | Whidbey Business Briefs

  • Jun 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:05PM

Brief business stories and updates from around Whidbey Island.

Whidbey chef wins Canadian TV cooking competition

  • Jun 16, 2008 at 6:53AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:04PM

After spending a significant portion of his career cooking for various restaurants on Whidbey Island, Seth McKee decided to expand his world by competing in a televised cooking show. He did a lot better than just compete. He traveled to British Columbia and won City TV’s Black Box Master Chef Competition held Memorial Day weekend in Vancouver.

Katherine Ebert, barista | Best of Whidbey 2008

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:04PM

The room is lined with rows and rows of bottles, cups, and grumbling machines. Just figuring out how everything works looks complicated, not to mention remembering how much of what to mix while entertaining customers. Add starting at 5 a.m. daily and being voted “best barista” for 2008, and there’s how Katherine Ebert rolls.

Michigan fan, physician Douglas Langrock a favorite in Oak Harbor

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:04PM

Patients walking into Dr. Douglas Langrock’s examination room in the Whidbey Community Physicians office on Cabot Drive may have the urge to don the maize and blue, look for their seats somewhere near the 50-yard line at the stadium in Ann Arbor, and sing a chorus of “Hail to the Victors.”

Nibbles Specialty Bakery | Best of Whidbey 2008

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:04PM

It’s all about turning ideas into edible masterpieces. Ask Nibbles Specialty Bakery owner Ruth Culbertson. The Oak Harbor business was voted second best bakery on Whidbey, a worthy distinction for the two-year-old indulgence center, finishing just behind the more institutional Safeway bakery.

Steve Schiffman, chiropractor | Best of Whidbey 2008

  • Jun 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:04PM

When your car is giving you trouble, you bring it to a mechanic. The same goes for spines. Steve Schiffman is a spine mechanic otherwise known as a chiropractor. But Schiffman isn’t just any chiropractor: He’s been voted best chiropractor for 2008 in the Best of Whidbey competition.

Coupeville Lions venture guesses of garage sale total

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:04PM

The Coupeville Lions Club annual garage sale fundraiser brought in excited shoppers and a pile of money this weekend. The total amount of cash raised won’t be released until Wednesday evening at a dinner for the workers, but that hasn’t stopped Lions members from guessing.

No need for gift to liquor retailers

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

To the Editor,

Nanaimo District honours students named

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

 List of Distinction

Breakfast boosted

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

Lectures attract leading scientists

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

Leading scientists from across Canada will be sharing their knowledge for the next 11 weeks during the annual Science and Technology Lecture Series at Malaspina University-College.

City woman cherishes Burns connection

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

Verona Wilkinson says she’s related to Robbie Burns, and she’s got the book to prove it.

Regional fire halls get preliminary OK

  • Aug 5, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

The Regional District of Nanaimo can take another step forward to build two new fire halls which will improve fire protection for rural residents.

MP crossing makes MP cross

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

The federal government should implement legislation to control MPs from crossing the floor, says the Nanaimo-Cowichan MP.

Youth program seeks cash

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

A youth crime prevention program teaching youths to think about the consequences of their actions is looking for a continuation of funding from the Nanaimo school district.

District promotes early learning

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

Learning starts long before a child enters the public school system, and that’s why Nanaimo school district is looking at ways it can help support children before they enter the school system.

Warning system urged for faulty ferry drives

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

Alarms might have prevented Randy Nicifore’s brush with death when he jumped from his pickup truck before it plunged into Nanaimo harbour while boarding the Gabriola Island ferry.

Thin ice leads to trouble

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:03PM

Cool Arctic air over the last two weeks has put thin covers of ice on most lakes and ponds and staff at Nanaimo parks, recreation and culture are urging the public to use care and common sense around the water.

Mounties probe $90,000 jewelry heist

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:02PM

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for leads in a burglary that yielded thieves jewelry said to be worth $90,000 Sunday.

Appeal vindicates injured worker

  • Aug 2, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:02PM

Kirsteen Verhey has won a four-year battle with the Workers’ Compensation Board on appeal.

Plans to save midden beset with delays

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:02PM

A bureaucratic catch-22 has sunk plans to protect an aboriginal heritage site in View Royal with a terraced log wall. The town has opted for option B –– filling it in with rocks.

Snow fence

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:02PM

Second Front

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:02PM

Global Arts Concerts presents Vishwa Mohan Bhatt with special guests Salil Bhatt and Ramkumar Mishra on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. The concert takes place at the Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora Ave. Tickets are available through the Royal & McPherson Box Office at 386-6121 and Lyle’s Place. For more information about the show go online to http://www.globalartsconcerts.com.

Police past preserved

  • Jul 29, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 5:02PM

The Victoria Police Department will mark its 150th anniversary next year

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