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Work gives hikers sure footing at Possession

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Members of the South Whidbey AmeriCorps team are pushing about 700 wheelbarrows full of gravel up the entire length of the Dorothy Cleveland Memorial Trail this week. Charged by the Port of South Whidbey to give hikers better footing on sections of trail that have turned to a clay and mud slope during the spring rains, the AmeriCorps members are covering the trail with gravel. "

Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

Incidents reported in the Island County Sheriff's log.

'Locals for Locals' concert celebrates WICA's 5th anniversary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Some of Whidbey's best performers, among them Maureen Rorex, will be gathered at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts on Saturday for the fifth anniversary concert. ACT and Hedgebrook are joining in the event with their Women Playwrights Festival on Friday and Sunday. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Just a wee bite here, a wee bite there... "

Young thespians bring comedy to the stage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Whidbey Children's Theater brings the comedy Cheaper By the Dozen to the Clyde Theatre stage May 19-20, with 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. shows on Saturday and a 2 p.m. show on Sunday. "

Final bidding party set for Stock Market Art Show

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"Art patrons will have a final chance on Saturday, May 19, to up the bidding on art work on exhibit in Bayview Gallery's Stock Market Art Show. The gallery is hosting a closing bidding opportunity party from 6-9 p.m., catered by the Smilin' Dog, and with fancy dress optional. "

Sox extend winning streak

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

The South Whidbey Senior Boys Little League team took two games from one of the South Skagit teams Saturday to improve their record to 5 wins and 0 losses.

"Girls, boys win NCC track championships"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

"On Friday, both the schools boys and girls track teams defended their North Cascades Conference titles in a championship meet that forced the Falcons to throw everything they had at the competition.Most of the Falcon runners, jumpers, and throwers never stopped moving during the entire evening at the Lynden Christian High School track because they had to compete in as many as four events each.Though he would wind up taking the bar down on this jump, Falcon Stuart Bowers came back minutes later to clear this height in the high jump. "

Girls tennis sends five to district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

Singles player Jenny Newman and the doubles teams of Paige Jolley and Kaitlin King and Jenny Saephan and Kylie Bozym were winners at the sub-district meet in Blaine last Thursday to earn matches at the Federal Way district tournament Friday.

"Falcon girls, boys bound for state golf"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

South Whidbey High School's golf teams will both send representatives to the state tournament May 21-22 at Semiahmoo and Loomis Trail near Blaine.

Off the Record

  • May 16, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:38PM

A ferry lane transition translation.

"As storage unit rises, so do Freeland concerns"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"New storage units built atop the crest of a hill above Highway 525 in Freeland have stirred criticism in the community. Herb Hunt, a local designer who has been active in the Freeland Volunteers, a planning group, said Monday that the high visibility of the structures came as a surprise, even though he reviewed plans over a year ago. "

"Trinity OKs easement, gives away the money"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Freeland's Exxon gas station developers will get their sewer pipe easement from nearby Trinity Lutheran Church. The church's board of directors last week granted the easement, and in the process accepted a donation of $10,000 from A-OOK, the developers of the Exxon gas station project.The church won't keep the money, however. "

County disposal of furniture questioned

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Island officials should have held public auction, businessman says, instead of paying to have Island Recycling dispose of it. "

Possession Point joins marine trail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"State Parks purchases 25-acre Albertson property. The land is now slated to become part of the state's Cascade Marine Trail, a network of beachfront parks developed specifically for kayakers and canoeists. "

Gas-electric cars to be displayed Monday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Owners of the new gas-electric hybrid cars invite the public to meet them and their machines Monday, May 14 at the CyberCafe on Highway 525 in downtown Clinton. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

A tale of three mothers.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Everybody knows, mothers can do anything. "

Honoring mothers near and far

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"Mother's Day is a special event in the Potter household. This Langley family with five children not only honors mother Elise Potter, but also remembers three other mothers who live far away, and may or may not be living. That's because four of the five Potter children are adopted, and Mother's Day is a time to remember their past and celebrate their life today. "

Aggressive cat terrorizes neighborhood

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"A South Whidbey neighborhood is being terrorized by a rogue cat that has assaulted a human, attacked other cats and a dog, engaged in breaking and entering, and seduced an unspayed female. "

Falcon fastpitch team heads for playoffs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

South Whidbey girls end the season with an 11-5 record and a second place conference finish.

Falcon soccer playoff run ends in two games

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

The South Whidbey soccer team found itself out of the playoffs on Thursday one year after it placed second at the 2A state meet and just days after posting its best season record ever.

Hearts and Hammers put it together

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"On Saturday, May 5, more than 480 Hearts and Hammers volunteers took hammers, saws, nails, gardening tools, and a whole lot of motivation to 31 South Whidbey homes in need of repairs their owners could not make on their own. With a $20,000 budget, $10,000 in donated supplies, and more carpentry expertise than most construction companies can boast, the Hearts and Hammers volunteers plugged leaky roofs, cleaned out cluttered basements and garages, tidied gardens, and built just about anything anyone on their list needed. "

Good Samaritans save injured red-tailed hawk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

A red-tailed hawk that flew too close to a power line Wednesday found help from passersby -- a young man who moved it to the side of the road and a veterinarian who was able to treat it and restore its flying power.

Harpist plays for Mother's Day at Meerkerk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"Harper Tasche presents a full-length concert on Mother's Day at Meerkerk Gardens, featuring the rare cross-strung harp, bowed psaltery and recorder The gardens are open on Sunday, May 13, from noon to 4 p.m. "

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