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Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

A room at the Senior Center is filled with love

Accident in Freeland injures three

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

Three South Whidbey residents were hurt Thursday afternoon when a car driven by a Marysville man turned in front of them on Highway 525 near Freeland's Short Stop convenience store.

Falcon boys drop two at home

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

The first win of the season again eluded the South Whidbey boys basketball team as the Falcons lost a pair to Sultan and Blaine.

South Whidbey is already in energy saving mode

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

"Even before Gov. Gary Locke announced his official energy supply alert, to acknowledge dwindling statewide reserves of electric power, South Whidbey businesses, industry, individuals and government offices had begun to cut back on the watts and kilowatts they use. "

Escaped wolf hybrid shot by deputy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

An escaped hybrid wolf named Rascal was shot and killed by a deputy sheriff Saturday afternoon in the Double Bluff area.

New Freeland traffic signal prompts safety concerns

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

Engineers are taking another look at the new Freeland traffic light after hearing concerns expressed by the Island County Sheriff's Office.

FYI

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

Island County Sheriff's Report

Islander to lead community drum circle

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

Mark Wahl leads a drumming circle Tuesday that will celebrate the turning of the seasons from winter into spring.

Gabelein's top effort leads Falcons over Sultan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

"Senior Hayley Gabelein played the finest game of her career as she led South Whidbey to a 63-36 basketball win over Sultan Friday night, Jan. 26. "

Falcon girls tie for playoff position

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

"South Whidbey's girls basketball team is now tied for the sixth and final North Cascades playoff spot thanks to an important win Tuesday night against Lakewood.The Falcons and Cougars each entered the game with three league victories and were desperate for a win to keep their playoff hopes alive with only five games remaining in the regular season. Only one team rose the occasion, and that was South Whidbey. "

Students help salmon hatchery

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"Just a few feet away from the banks of Maxwelton Creek on a boardwalk at the Maxwelton Salmon Adventure's Outdoor Classroom, a group of school children placed hatchery chum and coho salmon eggs into hatching trays in hopes of adding another 90,000 fish to the Northwest's dwindling salmon population. "

New lifeboats to make Klickitat safer

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"Washington State Ferries recently installed a new life raft system aboard the Klickitat, a system than can keep up to 600 people above water if the Klickitat does a Titanic. "

Women's event welcomes renewal of spring

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"Women of all ages are being invited to mark the return of spring with music, dance, contemplation, and high tea at a celebration of the seasonal cycles of birth, life, death and rebirth. Called a Celebration of Candlemas-Imbolc, the event will take place Saturday, Feb. 3, 2-5 p.m. at Bayview Hall. Cost is $10; call 221-2357 for information. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

D.C. humor goes from sax to confusion.

County starts work on Hurt property

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"When a half-dozen South Whidbey AmeriCorps team members began burning Scotch broom and nailing together about a half-mile of split rail fencing on 30 acres of county property two weeks ago, they started a park construction project that has sat on a dusty back shelf at the Island County Parks and Recreation Department for more than a decade. "

Dance kicks off Grad Nite fund raisers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"A middle school dance Friday, Feb. 2 will kick off a series of three fund raisers for the Class of 2001 Graduation Night sponsored by the Parent Teacher Student Association. The Friday night dance at Freeland Hall will be for students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Hours are 7 to 10 p.m. and admission is $5. "

Falcon wrestlers bury Sultan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"Continuing a winning streak that started at an invitational tournament in Sultan on Jan. 6, the South Whidbey High School wrestling team closed their regular season Thursday night with a fitting triumph over the team that hosted that tournament -- the Sultan Turks. "

PROUD passes on appeal to Exxon

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

A group opposing the construction of an Exxon gas station and car wash in Freeland will not appeal a Jan. 18 decision by the Island County Hearing Examiner to enforce the project's grading permit.

Freeland plan attracts crowd

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"If there was any doubt that Freeland residents care about their community it was dispelled Thursday night at a planning open house. More than 150 people swarmed to Trinity Lutheran Church to learn what the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee has been doing for the last year, and to provide public input on various aspects of planning. "

Creek 'Friends' to present alternative road plan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"Still doubting that Island County's plan to rebuild a two-lane Glendale Road through a salmon stream wildlife area is the best idea, the Friends of Glendale Creek will present an alternate road plan Feb. 7 they hope county engineers will consider. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

"Is there a snake in the grass, a serpent in the garden? "

Thousands of coho grow at Possession

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:07PM

Twenty thousand more angling opportunities entered South Whidbey waters earlier this month.

Fox Spit residents argue over clearcut

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:06PM

Thirty-seven Whidbey Shores and Fox Spit Road residents concerned about possible erosion and landslides associated with a recent Saratoga Road clearcut met last Thursday night to make certain that the landowner does everything he can to protect downslope properties.

Boys battered by northern teams

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:06PM

"Even before they stepped onto the floor of their home court Friday night, players on the South Whidbey boys basketball knew they were in for two of the toughest basketball games of the season last weekend. "

Cold shooting dooms girls

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:06PM

"When you're playing two of the top teams in the state, it's not a good time for your shooting to go cold. But that's what happened to the South Whidbey girls basketball team last weekend. "

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