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Fire district seeks disaster actors

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"If you've ever wanted to be an actor but have no particular talent, Fire District 3 has a job for you. "

There's nowhere to park at school

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"For the past month, students have been forced to be inventive at finding new places and methods of parking their cars. The school parking lot is jammed beyond overflowing. The Island County Sheriff's Department has started giving out parking tickets to student drivers who park in fire lanes and other illegal spots, so both students and school administrators are looking for ways to reduce the parking pressure for next year. "

"Expanded, escorted parade thrills graduating seniors, kids"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"The annual high school senior parade on Tuesday took a detour off its usual route between the South Whidbey Community Park and downtown Langley to swing through the parking lots at the primary and intermediate schools, giving the graduating seniors a look back at their past while the younger students were treated to a glimpse of their future. "

Counselor loses attorney over conflict of interest

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

Island County Superior Court Judge Alan Hancock ruled during a hearing that Skinner has a conflict of interest and can no longer represent counselor Glenn Jolley in an indecent liberties case.

Freeland Friends need an angel -- fast

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

"Friends of Freeland has been raising money to purchase 18 rural acres to preserve in the fast-growing commercial zone, but it's unlikely they will meet their financial goal by June 15.Herb Hunt, a founder of Friends, said Thursday the group is short of raising the purchase price of around $615,000. "

Moore will get tidelands lease for marina

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

Administrators and staff working for the city of Langley proved this week that they want Langley businesswoman Linda Moore to rebuild and reopen the Langley Marina.

Three copters take victims from ferry dock

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:47PM

A helicopter with a victim inside waits on the Clinton ferry dock for a second copter to land before taking off for Harborview Medical Center. Another helicopter brought the third victim to the hospital. The record number of helicopter landings and fast action by rescue personnel saved some lives Tuesday afternoon at the Clinton ferry dock.

Clinton gymnast is state champ

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Clinton's Maya Nakano became a state gymnastics champion this spring, winning the balance beam and floor exercise events as well as the all-around competition at the Washington State Level 4 gymnastics championships April 28 at Inglemoor High School. "

Chum Run goes off road

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"The fishiest running race on South Whidbey literally hits the trail this month when the third Annual Chum Run sends runners on 5K and 10K treks through the woods at the South Whidbey Community Park on Saturday, June 30. "

Clinton girl snags giant marlin

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"While Whidbey Islanders were trying to catch 10-pound winter run salmon a Clinton girl found far more substantial fishing success in Hawaii.Jocelyn Helland, 16, was able to hook and land a huge 373 pound blue marlin, a feat made all the more remarkable because she hauled the fish in on 30-pound test line. The landing effort took more than an hour. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

Advice from a senior to the graduating seniors.

Bayview grads move on

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Confident that their students are ready to join the adult world, teachers from Bayview High School kindly and gently showed the school's 13 graduates the door Thursday afternoon.With more than 50 friends, parents, and family members watching, as well as members of the South Whidbey School District's Board of Education, the Bayview class of 2001 was sent off to learn and do the work for which their teachers have prepared them. "

Hoopsters shoot away the rust

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Seven high school basketball teams with less than 14 days of practice time between them and almost no sleep the night before proved Saturday at the Falcon Spring Classic that there is life after the basketball season.The off-season tournament primarily showed off the shooting skills of players from South Whidbey, Quincy, Sultan, Granite Falls, Coupeville, Klahowya and High Road Academy. "

"PTA honors volunteers, teachers with Golden Awards"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Eight South Whidbey Parent Teacher Association members earned the Golden Acorn/Golden Apple awards last month in recognition of their exemplary dedication and volunteer service to children, schools and community. "

"Foreign students give fresh perspective on school, teachers, boys"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Two weeks from now, nine months in the United States will only be a memory for foreign exchange high school students (from left) Svenja Koehn, Juliane Gruenberg, Daisy Redele, Stephanie Vanderheyden, Fernanda Pires, Linda Klein, and Anne Greiwe. These seven girls, along with Japanese student Saeko Ito (not pictured), travel back to their home countries shortly after Saturday's commencement at South Whidbey High School. "

Bayview graduates its largest class ever

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Thirteen seniors will graduate Thursday, June 7, from Bayview High School, the largest class ever from the South Whidbey alternative high school.Ceremonies are set for 4:30 p.m. at Bayview Hall. All members of the public are welcome. "

Top 5 lead Class of 2001 to graduation

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"The top five scholastic graduates of South Whidbey High School's class of 2001 will be joining 162 classmates for graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 9. "

Killer B's buzz off

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Graduation will end the great run of the three boys from South Whidbey High School whose names all start with the letter B and who have been been quietly winning races on cross country courses and tracks all over Washington state. They have been a terror for every coach from another school, and they have also been an example for those same coaches, who long to have athletes as capable as South Whidbey's three Killer B's. "

Bayview graduates its largest class ever

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Thirteen graduates will leave Bayview High School this year. Their ceremony granting diplomas will take place Thursday, June 7, 4:30 p.m. at Bayview Hall. "

New South Whidbey play explores a modern crusade

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"The Whidbey Island Center for the Arts stages its last play of the season with Cathy's Creek, a family musical by Elise Forier and Tina Lear, in which a young girl discovers ground pollution in her Iowa town and sets out to do something about it, assisted by advice from the quintessential crusader, Joan of Arc. "

Loganberry Festival returns to the Greenbank Farm

  • Jun 6, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:46PM

"This summer's Loganberry Festival at the Greenbank Farm is set for Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15. Event organizers Rae Claybourne and Laura Blankenship have put together an array of food vendors, arts, crafts, hayrides and entertainment "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:45PM

First Kids do the darndest things.

Rotary begins annual berry sale

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:45PM

"The South Whidbey Rotary Club is again selling strawberries, raspberries and blueberries this summer in its annual fund-raiser to help support community organizations and projects. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:45PM

Chicken of the sea.

Cougars combine to win league track overall title

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:45PM

Langley Middle School track teams were consistently good in the league track finals -- so good that they combined for first place in the overall team scores.

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