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Patricia Terry believes dramatic changes are needed to staunch the financial crisis in Washington, while Barbara Bailey is determined to rein in state spending. Democrat Terry is challenging Rep. Bailey (R-Oak Harbor) for Position 2 in the 10th Legislative District this November.
The South Whidbey School Board will conduct its annual review of District Superintendent Fred McCarthy's employment contract at a closed-door meeting tonight. McCarthy's contract expires June 30, 2009, though when originally hired his contract ran until 2010.
LANGLEY — Remember the name of the Austrian physicist who measured the frequency of light waves? How about the place where Thor Heyerdahl built his raft, Kon-Tiki? Can you figure out the probability of certain numbers appearing when three dice are thrown, or explain Einstein’s interpretation of gravity? How about naming something easy, like the place in England where a laser is projected to mark the prime meridian?
LANGLEY — Hisashi Sanda and Cayla Calderwood posted personal bests in the 200-meter dash and long jump Thursday. Remarkable, considering the 2-inch layer of hail-induced slush they had to overcome.
Brothers Ed and Eric Evanson from Bellevue couldn’t stop talking about their just-completed mountain bike experience, only their second-ever.
When it comes to the swine flu vaccine, Christine Parker is a believer.
In the last Cascade Conference football coaches poll, released just before the season began, South Whidbey was expected to finish the year in third place behind Archbishop Murphy and Cedarcrest.
There’s a new skipper at the helm of this year’s volleyball team and she’s making a difference. Mandy Jones was hired over the summer to replace longtime coach Tim Durbin, who resigned to spend more quality time with his family.
LANGLEY — Pitching took center stage in the second-of-three series with Coupeville Wednesday.
For a die-hard political junkie like Clinton’s Mary Jane Aurdal, going to her party’s national convention is hard to beat. This week, Aurdal is in St. Paul, Minn. as the Island County Republican delegate to help crown nominee Sen. John McCain as the GOP’s choice to lead the nation for the next four years.
Still looking for that first victory, the South Whidbey girls basketball team fell 55-29 to energized cross-island rival Coupeville Friday night.
Port of South Whidbey commissioners voted 2-1 to discontinue discussions on the acquisition of Whidbey Airpark in Langley Wednesday.
LANGLEY — Teachers see it all the time. So do parents. It’s that special, magical moment when a light goes on in a child’s mind and they, well, just “get it.” That’s the rationale behind Pacific Science Center’s big white vans. The vans travel to schools throughout the state to bring the wonders of science and math to children.
South Whidbey quarterback Hunter Rawls completed 11-of-19 passes for 207 yards Friday as the Falcon football team beat Cedarcrest 22-14 while upsetting the Red Wolves’ homecoming festivities.
Washington State Ferries is moving forward with its study of a proposed reservation system on selected routes.
South Whidbey is rapidly gaining a reputation as the center of the universe for tennis excellence.
Superintendent Fred McCarthy let the cat out of the bag Wednesday, finally revealing details on the South Whidbey School District’s newest look at a bond measure, a nearly $13-million request voters will see later this year or in early 2011.
When the refurbished Castle Park opens for business next spring, there will be something new for children and adults.
When she was in the seventh-grade, Erica Johnson received a B+ in band.
Angry parents and concerned children faced off against school administrators over the district’s plan to shut down one elementary school class and fire a teacher late last week.