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Transit election decision due next Wednesday

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"After months of meetings and uncertainty, Martha Rose should finally know Wednesday when the fate of Island Transit will be decided."

"Fastpitch team wins first game in 3 years, then extends win streak to 2."

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

A losing skid of nearly three years ended in Granite Falls Tuesday for the South Whidbey fastpitch team. Then the Falcon girls discovered they liked winning so much they did it again on Thursday at home against Lynden Christian.

Freeland tries to pry information from county

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"Alarmed by building projects that pop up without their knowledge, members of the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee are demanding more information from Island County."

Langley to hire part-time administrator

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"Though it is a subject that has seldom appeared before the public, the city of Langley is going ahead with its long-held plan to hire a city administrator."

Native American dancers to perform

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"Native American dancing, with its bold regalia and heartbeat drum rhythms, can be seen in Freeland on Sunday, March 26, as part of a special intergenerational service of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island"

Whidbey Recipes

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"Some like it hot..and that's cool. We begin with every Islander's favorite cold-water creature, crab, then heat things up a bit"

Slightly Retired

  • Mar 21, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"A new vision for geezerhood, or, Who wants 20-20 vision?"

Falcon News

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

Items of note from South Whdibey High School.

Jazz concert will bring together teen musicians

  • Mar 21, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

Langley Middle School's 128-member jazz band will perform with other young island musicians in the first all-island school jazz concert Friday.

Students go to state -- with science

  • Mar 21, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"LMS, SWHS Olympians qualify for brainy showdown."

Falcon ball teams suffer tough losses

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"Fastpitch, baseball teams fall to opposition."

Falcon boys soccer kicks 4A Cascade

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"In their season opener, the Falcons rode a dominating performance over the visiting Cascade High School team to a 1-0 win Monday night."

A place of peace

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"The One Drop Zen Buddhist monastery, tucked away in the trees near Freeland, will open its doors to Islanders this spring. The grounds are open at any time during the day and the public is welcome to walk the trails and visit the lake. The monastery is expected to be open to the public early this spring. Then students of Zen Buddhism will come from far and near to practice and study there."

Off the Record

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"It's been a tough couple of weeks for Oscar.First, he misplaced 4,000 of his ballots, and new ones had to be mailed.Then he lost himself...all 55 golden clones."

Knickerbocker joins planning in Freeland

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

Rocky Knickerbocker has been named by the Island County Commissioners as the newest member of the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee.

"Register to vote in schools, parks election"

  • Mar 23, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"South Whidbey residents who aren't registered to vote must do so soon if they want to vote in the school district and parks district elections on Tuesday, April 25."

Langley police doing more with less

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"Even though the daily activity logs don't always show it, Langley's police department is busier than ever."

County flooded by tax appeals

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

Island County is struggling to handle all the appeals of property valuations made by the Assessor's Office.

Clinton Library opens its doors

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

"After years of fund raising and hard work, the honors of cutting the ribbon to the new Clinton Library went to two of the town's longest and most esteemed residents -- Eva Simmons and Elsie Olkonen.Their hands jointly grasping the scissors, the pair opened a new era -- the one in which Clinton residents no longer have to drive to Langley or Freeland to find a library."

"A close look at new lighting, sign laws"

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:36AM

New lighting regulations are now in effect. Existing lighting must comply to the new rules within three years. Here's a look at the new lighting requirements.

"Lights, signs controlled by new regulations"

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

"The Island County Commissioners recently approved a new set of lighting and sign laws that will affect all of Island County outside of the incorporated areas of Oak Harbor, Langley and Coupeville -- everything from large business parking lots, to street lights,"

Mental health programs cut

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

Island County mental health services saw new cuts in staff and further reorganization of management this week. And more changes could be coming.

Langley galleries hold Spring Art Walk

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

Eight art galleries along First and Second streets in Langley will celebrate spring with an evening art walk tonight.

Whidbey Dance Theatre presents Sketches of Spring

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

"New dances, both contemporary and classical, will mark the annual spring concert of the Whidbey Dance Theatre next weekend.Called Sketches of Spring, the production is under the guidance of artistic director Charlene Brown, and will feature two special guests: the Olympic Ballet Theatre and the Peninsula Dance Theatre.The two days of dance also showcase the work of Island choreographers Asharaine Machala, Kyra Barnholt, Amy Windecker and Susan Vanderwood"

Hospital expansion goes to vote

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:35AM

Whidbey General Hospital will ask voters in September for more money to improve health care facilities.

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