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Langley galleries open new shows

  • Aug 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:12PM

"Group exhibits opening Saturday at Museo and Gaskill/Olson galleries in Langley showcase works by Whidbey Island and regional artists, while the Artists' Cooperative of Whidbey Island is showing work by two Artists of the Month."

Invader from Canada on noxious weed list

  • Aug 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:12PM

"There are few weeds as ominous looking as the Canada thistle. With prickly spines jutting aggressively from its leaves, stem and even its blossom, the thistle looks like a villain from a Road Warrior movie. And just like such villains, it's hard to kill."

Freeland plans SR 525 corridor

  • Aug 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:12PM

Freeland planners want to protect views from highway

Rowlands challenges Shelton at last minute

  • Aug 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:12PM

"William Rowlands, 60, a 19-year resident of South Whidbey, will run as a Democrat against Shelton, a two-term Langley Republican, for the District 1 commissioner position."

Man sues Island Transit

  • Aug 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:12PM

"An Oak Harbor man who was paralyzed after hitting the back of a bus while riding his bike on Heller Road May 20, 1998, is asking for $10 million in damages from both Island Transit and Island County."

Slightly Retired

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

An antique named Ramblin' Rose

Bite victim finds dog owners

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

A Langley woman who was bitten by a dog during the Choochokam arts festival early this month will not have to go through a painful series of rabies shots.

Lady Giants make tough run at state

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

"Fresh off winning a district Little League girls softball title, the South Whidbey Giants had a soft landing at the state tournament in Yakima last week."

Legion team wins with wooden bats

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

First season a big success.

Senior boys go down fighting in state tourney

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

The South Whidbey boys Senior Little League lost both games last week at the state tournament in Auburn. But with the prospect of losing two in a row and being out of the tournament the boys came ready to play one of the best games the spectators could hope to see.

State sets price for used car sales

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

"When it comes to taxes, that is. It won't be so easy for used car buyers to get a good deal any more, at least when it comes to paying taxes on that deal."

Primary choices limited on island

  • Aug 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

"The September primary will feature a long list of people seeking statewide office, but for local elections the competition will be slight."

High school athletic code change offers second chance

  • Jul 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

A new athletic code under consideration would give admitted two-time drug and alcohol users at South Whidbey High School a second chance before being kicked off a sports team for an entire year.

Shorelines under scrutiny

  • Jul 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

The Island County Commissioners will have two options for complying with new shoreline development guidelines coming down from the state Department of Ecology this fall. But they see trouble waiting down both paths.

Hometown Hero

  • Jul 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:11PM

"Kathy Fox is in tune with life, community."

Recommendations offered for Deception Pass State Park development

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

"A restaurant and lodge in Deception Pass State Park are off the table, but there are still many options for future development and facilities in the most popular of all state parks."

"Seniors celebrate Summerfest, Western style"

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

"Last Thursday, on one of South Whidbey's loveliest summer days, Senior Services of Island County held their annual Summerfest Celebration at the M Bar C Ranch in Freeland, comnplete with Western barbecue, hayrides and wagon rides."

Cancer diagnosis ends Fisher's bid

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

A diagnosis of prostate cancer has forced Tom Fisher to end his short-lived campaign for Island County Commissioner.

Tribal official will challenge Kelly Barlean

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

"Democrat John McCoy, the governmental affairs director for the Tulalip Tribes, will take on first-term Republican Kelly Barlean for a 10th District seat in the state House."

Big money problem greets superintendent

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

New Whidbey Schools superintendent has a big budget problem dropped in his lap.

Habitat's newest members

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

Partner family ready as Habitat for Humanity's second home on South Whidbey takes shape

'Dorothy and the Wizard' are live at the Clyde

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

"Whidbey Children's Theater's summer drama series continues this weekend with a production of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, a participation play for the entire family."

Authorities identify dead sailor

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

A man whose body and sailboat washed ashore at Maxwelton Beach late Thursday has been identified by the Island County Coroner's office.

Scatchet Head really digs spartina

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

Volunteers pull aquatic weed to avoid spraying

Off the Record

  • Jul 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 12:10PM

"You can't entrust your land to the guys who wear the star...the big, bright money-lined star."

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