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Lyncs outkick Falcons

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

"A second-half comeback and a high shot count couldn't give the Falcon boys soccer team enough lift Saturday as the team lost to the undefeated North Cascades Conference leader Lynden Christian Lyncs.The Lyncs downed the Falcons for the second time this year over the weekend, blowing the game open with two scores in the second half on their way to a 3-1 win.The loss drops the Falcons to 11-3 and to third place in the NCC, one game behind Mount Baker. "

JV fastpitch team charges into first

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

South Whidbey's JV fastpitch team entered last week's game against the Lakewood Cougars with an exceptional 6 and 1 win-loss record and ended it tied for first place with the Cougars.

Parks says 'no' to Friends' money request

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

A group of citizens trying to buy 18 acres of Freeland woods and wetland to spare it from future bulldozing and paving learned last week that the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation Dist

Anglers wait for better weather

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

Opening day of fishing season Saturday was marked by low angler turnout that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife attributed to poor weather across much of the state.Fishing pressure on South Whidbey's Deer Lake and Goss Lake was also lower than in prior years. But those who did turn out went home with some fish.

Falcons win at Granite Falls

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

South Whidbey beat Granite Falls 8-2 in fastpitch action Friday to send themselves into the final days of the season in a huge battle for playoff position.

Kids push conservation at home

  • May 2, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

Five classes of students at South Whidbey Intermediate School have been going home every day for the past month trying to find ways to cut electricity use. They started after several members of the Community Alternative Power Project showed them how much electricity they can save simply by changing lightbulbs.

Expert talks about Whidbey's whales

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

"Gray whales are a common sight in Saratoga Passage. These were spotted last spring near Sandy Point.John Calambokidis stepped off his whale research boat to give a talk about the Saratoga 5 to a large, appreciative audience in Freeland April 25. "

Commission approves test of PSE price plan

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

"The two-member state Utilities and Transportation Commission voted last Wednesday to allow PSE to apply time-of-day electricity pricing to the bills of 300,000 of its residential customers over the next four months. The decision comes two weeks after the utility asked the WUTC to allow it to make the price plan mandatory and permanent for 420,000 of its customers. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

"South of the border or not, celebrate Cinco De Mayo. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

Island towns could claim their own fame.

School kids find that snakes and spikers aren't all that creepy

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

Dave Neel and his wife Mollyshannon brought their exhibit Creatures Close Up to the Whidbey Island Waldorf School last week to show the kids how interesting -- and non frightening --snakes and spiders can be.

Bayview High School earns accreditation

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

"After thoroughly studying itself for one year, Bayview High School has earned accreditation from the State Board of Education.The formal announcement was made at the April school board meeting.Stephanie Linclau is one of the students attending the alternative high school of the South Whidbey School District. "

Island County Sheriff's report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

Incidents reported for South Whidbey Island.

"Though conserving, Langley fears 2002 electric bills"

  • Apr 30, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:33PM

"When Puget Sound Energy regains its freedom to increase its electricity rates early next year, the City of Langley may feel some pain in its budget. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

The Mystery of Bad Days

"Two math curricula add up to over $80,000"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

"Students in grades kindergarten through eight will have new math materials next year thanks to an $83,000 decision made by the South Whidbey School Board Monday night. "

Hometown Hero

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

"Kathy McLaughlin has the heart of a crusader, and the tenacity of the staunch believer in her causes. She has been involved in innumerable community causes, from her co-chairmanship with Kay Stanley of the Relay for Life to the bowling alleys of Freeland where she has volunteered for the Big Brother/Big Sister Bowling for Kids fund-raiser. "

Prom organizers say Bayview welcome all along

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

Students organizing South Whidbey High School's prom said a lack of communication between them and school administration led to a recent and unnecessary argument about whether or not Bayview High School students may purchase tickets to the high school prom.

Tennis team rolls to 11-2 record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

"With a winning season well in hand, the Falcon girls tennis team is getting ready to ramp up to district playoffs two weeks from now. "

Falcons soccer team wins at home

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

Senior George Supang was the setup man Monday night when he delivered two assisting passes to R.J. Erickson and Josh Mitchell as they scored the two goals needed to beat a visiting Meridian team.

Falcons fastpitch trounce Lakewood behind Lopez's pitching

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

Ashley Lopez pitched a 3-hit shutout and enjoyed plenty of run support from her teammates as South Whidbey beat Lakewood 10-0 in fastpitch action Thursday on Falcon soil.

Falcon golf teams looking good

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

"Consistent play produced a win for the South Whidbey girls golf team in a league match Thursday at Homestead Golf Course, while South Whidbey's boys turned in a second place performance in action Tuesday at Lake Padden. "

Baseball season ends with home loss to Lyncs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

"South Whidbey's baseball team ended its home season against a tough Lynden Christian pitcher Thursday. The Lyncs' Taylor DeBoer pitched five shutout innings while his teammates built up an 8-0 lead over the Falcons. He finally faltered in the sixth when South Whidbey scored 2 runs, and they added 1 more in the seventh, but the deficit was too large to overcome. The final was 8-3. "

Whidbey 24 resolution not unanimous in Langley

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

Non-specific wording in an resolution giving thanks for the safe return of 24 Whidbey Naval Air Station personnel from imprisonment in China two weeks ago left one Langley City Council member cold last Wednesday and convinced him to vote against it.

Clinton traffic changes now in effect

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:32PM

"Highway 525 in Clinton is now officially a single-lane road heading toward the ferry, with the old outside lane converted to a shoulder to be used only to wait in the ferry line.State Department of Transportation workers erected a scattering of new signs and finished painting diagonal lines every 100-feet on the new shoulder last week, and despite some residual confusion among motorists the job is considered finished. "

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