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Expect smaller school classes next year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

An initiative approved by voters will translate into seven additional teachers and smaller class sizes beginning next fall in the South Whidbey School District.

Friends ask parks district for money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"Touting a park design that could bring horse, walking, and biking trails into the middle of Freeland's commercial district, three members of the Friends of Freeland asked the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners Wednesday night for money to help them purchase 18 acres of forest and wetlands on Scott Road. "

State makes PSE wait two weeks for rate decision

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

Puget Sound Energy will know in two weeks whether a multi-million dollar investment in new metering equipment will pay off for the company - and possibly for consumers - in terms of energy savings.

'Hit list' rumor unsettles middle school

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

Attendance at Langley Middle School dropped by about 100 students Friday as worried parents kept their sons and daughters home after hearing apparently unfounded hit list rumors earlier in the week.

Hedgebrook presents Poetry by the Ponds

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"Celebrating National Poetry Month, Hedgebrook, Whidbey's retreat for women writers, is hosting three poets for its annual Poetry by the Ponds event on the Hedgebrook grounds. Among the poets is Joan Fiset. "

Red Sox beat Yankees in opener

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

The South Whidbey Red Sox started the year off with an 11-1 win over the North Whidbey Yankees Saturday.

Falcons rewrite school track records

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"When South Whidbey High School's boys and girls track teams packed their stuff onto the bus to return from the Pasco Invitational Saturday night, they did it knowing that three school records had fallen that day and that one other stands only on the most precipitous footing. "

Grant provides money to take a close look at Maxwelton Creek

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"After years of planting thousands of tiny salmon only to see few if any adult fish return, Maxwelton Creek salmon supporters finally have enough money to start doing something about the problem. The Maxwelton Salmon Adventure organization has received $133,000 to study the lower reaches of Maxwelton Creek. "

Whidbey's 'Sax Man' headlines jazz concert

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"First of two Jazz Festival spring productions features Danny Ward and his trio, plus his son Benny Ward on drums. "

Moran's remains found

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"Three children playing in a dense patch of woods on Bayview Road Friday found the skeletal remains of Linda Moran, a South Whidbey woman who disappeared almost four-and-a-half years ago. "

Swing into Spring with SWHS band

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"Student musicians will serve dinner as well as providing the dance tunes at the festive Swing into Spring event presented by the South Whidbey High School Band Program on Friday, April 20 in the high school commons. Along with the dining and entertainment, the event will feature both a silent and a live auction. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

Put your best hoof forward.

EDC to begin director hunt

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"The EDC board of directors have begun to plan a series of meetings at which they will decide how and with whom they will replace former director Tom Shaughnessy, who resigned to take the post of interim I-COM director. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

Daffodil yellow -- It's the color of spring

There's food for thought in 'The Dining Room'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"The Dining Room, a classic play by A. R. Gurney, continues April 27-29 at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts.Directed by Tod Ackley and with a cast of six seasoned island actors taking on 57 different characters in 19 different scenes, the play is a challenge for both cast and director. "

No Band Is An Island plays Bayview Hall

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"In a special performance event, popular island group No Band Is An Island comes to Bayview Hall's contra dance on Saturday, April 21 for an evening of traditional and contemporary acoustic music -- American, Celtic, Early Music, original compositions -- plus some tunes that don't fit into any category. "

"Falcon golfers are strong, steady"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"They're not spectacular, but their spectacular consistency has placed the South Whidbey boys near the top of the North Cascades Conference golf standings.They finished first in a non-league match against bigger schools Monday afternoon, when players including Reed Dettrich posted strong scores at Holmes Harbor Golf Course. "

Senate budget provides Goss Lake forest money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

"Skateboard park, rural designation also survive -- so far. "

Salmon seasons generous in 2001

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

"Whidbey Island salmon anglers should be happy with the new seasons announced last week by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.The season starts one month earlier than last year in Area 9 on Whidbey's west side, with the Aug. 1 starting date coinciding with all other areas around Whidbey. "

Sheriff's report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

Incident report from the Island County Sheriff.

Teachers reluctant to strike

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

South Whidbey teachers joined their cohorts statewide last week in showing reluctance to go on strike this spring.

Teachers reluctant to strike

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

South Whidbey teachers joined their cohorts statewide last week in showing reluctance to go on strike this spring.

"Science Fair brings out kids' inventions, experiments"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

"More than 140 fifth graders built science projects that required them to hook up batteries and wires, combine acids and alkalines, root plants in water, as well as dozens of other chemistry, physics, biology, and astronomy experiments, all for the Intermediate School Science Fair. "

Help schools spend their extra cash from I-728

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

"School leaders are seeking public comment on how to spend something of a windfall provided by state voters last November.The meeting will be held Monday, April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Intermediate School Community Room. "

Pair plead not guilty to rototiller theft

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:26PM

"A couple of suspected rototiller thieves were undone when they drove into a ditch and got stuck not far from the scene of the crime, according to the Island County Sheriff's Department. "

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