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Skate park one step from final drawings

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

Skateboarders and freestyle bicyclists desperate to take their first runs on a planned skateboard park scratched away at two proposed layouts with felt-tipped pens in the high school New Commons to make a few minor adjustments in what will become the park's final design.

Port wants public's help in planning ahead

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

The Port of South Whidbey commissioners are holding a meeting Wednesday to ask for advice from citizens on public projects over the next several years.

Falcons drop league opener in seventh

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

A Granite Falls two-bagger in the final inning made the difference in South Whidbey's North Cascades Conference baseball opener Tuesday afternoon on the island diamond. The Falcons dropped the game to the Tigers in a hard fought battle 5-3.

Possible land sale poses fair parking problem

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

The Island County Fair could be hurting for parking next August if Ernie Noble sells his property.Noble's 2.8 acres directly across the road from the fair's main gate was put on the market last weekend.

Schools could up security to prevent violence

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"Security at South Whidbey's schools could become tighter and better monitored during the coming school year if the South Whidbey School Board can find the money to pay for it.As they have done in the aftermath of every other school shooting during the past three years, district administrators are taking a hard look at how secure South Whidbey schools are as the education community tries to recover from the recent school shooting in Santee, Calif. "

Whales arrive with spring

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"Several gray whale sightings have been reported in recent days, according to Greenbank resident Susan Berta, who tracks whale movements in Puget Sound through the Orca Conservancy. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

Still gadgetless in the world of Palms

Falcons finally win over Mariner

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

South Whidbey enjoyed what fastpitch coach Rene Christian called sweet revenge against Mariner on Monday afternoon.

"Car, wind cause power problems"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

Hundreds of residents living just south of Langley lost power for a short time Friday when a car struck a power pole on Bayview Road.The accident occurred on the hill above the intersection with Andreason Road.

Drought impacts will be less on Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"Whidbey Island has seen five inches less rain than average this winter, but island plants, animals, and people are unlikely to feel much of an impact as spring begins.On the island, there are no reservoirs to run dry or dams to run out of water. Our water is mostly underground where the situation is different. At least until summer. "

Island County added to FEMA's earthquake disaster list

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

Island County residents whose property sustained damage during the earthquake that occurred Feb. 28 can now receive federal financial assistance.

Whidbey Dance Theater may join national ranks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"Members of the South Whidbey dance troupe have been invited to audition for inclusion in the prestigious association of dance companies, the Regional Dance Association of America. "

Clinton beach effort suffers setback from public officials

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

Public ownership of waterfront property next to the Clinton ferry dock seems to be an idea that's sinking like a waterlogged raft.

Falcons win baseball home opener

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"South Whidbey's baseball team is 1-0 at home this year after winning their first home game of the year Saturday. The Falcons jumped on the visiting Ingraham Rams early to take an 8-0 lead after two innings. They added single runs in each of the next three innings to win 11-0 after five innings, when the 10 run rule was invoked. "

Amazing Women profiled during Women's History Month

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

Island members of the American Association of University Women dressed and acted in character to portray prominent women from Washington state's histiory to area school children.

Track teams jam in the rain

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"South Whidbey's boys and girls track and field teams may be even better than their coaches thought they were.Facing 4A Oak Harbor and Jackson in a preseason jamboree, the Falcons sent both the Wildcats and the Timberwolves home with metaphorical bloody noses after battering the bigger teams in the sprints, field events, and distance running. "

"'Rural' bill alive, for now"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

A bill that would declare Island County rural and therefore bestow upon it a bushel full of money for economic development is clinging to life in Olympia.

A sound career choice

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"Patrick Winters, a Hollywood sound editor who worked on the Sean Connery film Finding Forrester, will be in the projection booth at The Clyde in Langley when the theater shows the film. "

Leaders find peace in the jail

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"The first time he was in jail, Island County Commissioner Mike Shelton said he couldn't get our fast enough. But last Monday was his ninth annual visit, and he's grown accustomed to the place. There's a sense of people in control here, it's quiet and organized, Shelton told fellow commissioners Bill Thorn and Mac McDowell over a jailhouse lunch. I must be getting used to it. "

Freshmen lead Falcon girl golfers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

Two freshmen paced the Falcon girls golf team Thursday in a wet match at Battle Creek Golf Course.

Boosters still need items for garage sale

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:19PM

"On Saturday, March 24, the South Whidbey Athletic Boosters Club will do its best to turn its members' household items and baked goods into uniforms and equipment for high school sports teams. The club is holding its annual auction that day from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the South Whidbey High School New Commons. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

The little known Irish Yankees were Revolutionary War heroes.

Belov creates handmade books in benefit

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"Noted South Whidbey artist Anne Belov has created six mezzotints in book form, handmade and hand printed and published in a very limited edition, with the proceeds from sale of the first five donated to five Island charities. "

Travel back to Everyman's Romeo and Juliet

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

South Whidbey theatergoers who harbor secret dreams of being on the other side of the footlights may have an opportunity today at the Whidbey Island for the Arts. Ray Jarol's Renaissance Man Productions is presenting an amusing and irreverent journey through the world of William Shakespeare at 7 p.m.

Contra Dance celebrates fourth anniversary

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

The Island ContraBand returns to Bayview Hall on March 17 for another evening of live music and contra dancing with caller Jennifer Youngman and host musician Brian Crisafulli.

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