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Cathlamet taken out of service

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

Ferry leaves dock by itself

State cuts growth areas down to size

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

The growth boundaries county officials have drawn around Freeland and Clinton go too far.That was the verdict the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board handed down last week while reviewing the county's Comprehensive Plan.

Crime sparks 'alarming' trend

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

"In Island County, police officers and sheriff's deputies agree that burglar alarms are good at doing two things -- preventing break-ins and sounding false alarms."

Workshop teaches the art of hand-tool stone sculpture

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

"Returning to Whidbey for its seventh year, the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association will hold its hand-tool stone carving workshop at the Whidbey Institute's Chinook center, May 5-7."

A day for science

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

"The South Whidbey Primary School's kindergarten, first, and second grade students all participated in the annual Science Day last week, doing everything from playing with rabbits to cracking open sedimentary rocks and landing a flight simulator."

Slightly Retired

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:38AM

Emergency food supplies are a double blessing

April Fools Day brings musical fable about fools

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:37AM

"Sing!Chronicity presents Gian Carlo Menotti's The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore, or, The Three Sundays of a Poet, on Saturday, April 1, at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley.Joining them in the performance will be a live orchestra with a guest conductor from Seattle, a company of dancers and a cast of costumed players. In the prevailing theater custom of the day, there will also be Renaissance masks, puppets, and a storyteller who in Shakespearean fashion will begin the play with a prologue and end it with an epilogue."

Boy rolls car on Maxwelton

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

A 17-year-old Clinton boy was lucky to escape with his life Tuesday afternoon after rolling his car on Maxwelton Road.

"Farmer, environmentalist compete in quiet election"

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

"This month, two candidates are running hard for an office many people have never heard of. Incumbent Marianne Edain and challenger Len Engle are dueling for a position on the Whidbey Island Conservation District board of supervisors."

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."

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