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School supporters know the election is right now

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:24AM

"The election may technically be 17 days in the future, but in reality it's going on right now. The Island County Auditor's Office finished sending out 38,618 absentee ballots county-wide on Wednesday. That's just under one-third of all the registered voters."

Hard luck Falcon boys lose in overtime

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"A win against the Trojans would not only have snapped a six-game league losing streak, it would keep the Falcons' faint playoff hopes alive as well as somewhat ease the pain of a number of close losses this season. Unfortunately, it took Meridian just six ticks of the clock to all but end the Falcons' postseason dreams."

Falcon girls go out as winners

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"For three quarters and 24 minutes Tuesday night, South Whidbey and visiting Meridian were almost indistinguishable from one another. But in the third quarter, the Falcons took it to the Trojans."

Slightly Retired

  • Feb 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

What I told Al Gore on the ferry to Mukilteo.

It's Random Acts of Kindness Week

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

South Whidbey kids are turning Valentine's Day into an entire week of loving their neighbors.

Scuba diver finds homemade bomb

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"A recreational diver taking a leisurely afternoon scuba trip around Langley's underwater reef two weeks ago found something that piqued not only the interest of local law enforcement, but a Navy bomb squad as well."

Judges balk at more Dearborn money

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

The county's top judges told commissioners last week that they will not approve another contract with outside legal counsel Keith Dearborn or his firm.

The A&E Calendar

  • Aug 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"Music, arts and entertainment in brief."

New WICA director named

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"Stacie Burgua, formerly assistant director, has been named the new executive director of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. She will take the place of Elise Forier who is slated to become WICA's theater programs coordinator."

Wrestlers take full lineup to Cascades finals

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"It will be one of the most complete and most talented line-ups South Whidbey has ever put on the mat during the post season. On Saturday, at least 13 Falcons will wrestle at Meridian High School for conference titles and for the chance to move on to the bi-district championships on Feb. 12."

Whidbey Recipes

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"Year of a Thousand Happinesses (or, Dragonslayers not wanted)"

Early ferry fare hike in the works

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

Commission hopes to avoid public vote

"Falcons topple Turks, Borderites"

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

"Last weekend, the Falcons got a break from recent pressure as they blew out Sultan and Blaine, outscoring their opponents by a combined 81 points."

Off the Record

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:23AM

Making the world more Fred-friendly.

No smoking on ferries?

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

Ferry smoking ban backed at hearing.

Allderdice fills empty council seat

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

"Doug Allderdice, 56, is the newest member of the Langley City Council, assuming the seat of former councilmember Ed Parr, who resigned in December citing personal reasons."

Anthes Street fix to keep pedestrians safer

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

"Long considered in need of sidewalks and general smoothing, one of Langley's most character-filled streets will get a pedestrian-oriented face lift over the next three years."

Cascade proposes Whidbey pipeline

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

South Whidbey gas boosters may soon see concrete pipeline plans out of an Oak Harbor company looking to supply Port Townsend with energy.

WSF collects public opinion on dock closure

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

Washington State Ferries wants its Clinton-Mukilteo customers to decide which of two scenarios will be the least inconvenient for them beginning in September: Shut down the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday through Friday for five weeks or shut down the ferry 24-hours a day for about 20 days.

High school 'overloads' spark debate

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

Tension increased quickly when school board chairman Jim Adsley decided to discuss personnel issues in public at Tuesday night's monthly meeting. The question was overloads -- which commonly occur when a teacher leaves the school and others step in to carry his or her load as well as their own until the end of the school year.

South Whidbey teen wins Washington's Junior Miss

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

"Marilee Jolin of Clinton, a South Whidbey High School senior, returned from Pullman last Saturday as Washington state's new Junior Miss for 2000."

Island County Sheriff's report

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

Incident rpeort from the county sheriff.

"They're small, but they're tough"

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

"When it comes to high school sports, it's tough for a little guy to catch a break. But on South Whidbey High School's wrestling team, it takes all sizes and all weights to make a team."

Shelton seeks third term as County Commissioner

  • Jan 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

"Both Mike Shelton and fellow Republican Mac McDowell are running for re-election, though only Shelton has formally announced his intentions. But according to Island County Democratic Central Committee Chairman George Pardington, McDowell is their prime target."

Ferry cuts will keep high fuel costs in line

  • Jan 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2013 at 11:22AM

"Looking for a bright side in the pending service cuts by Washington State Ferries? Well, at least they'll save money on fuel."

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