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Library shields patrons from unwanted Internet views

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

New privacy screens deflect wandering eyes.

Primary School students will run an 'Olympic' Jog-A-Thon

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"The Olympics are coming to South Whidbey this Friday -- the Jog-a-Thon Olympics, that is. "

Leaking water tank prompts vote on Clinton district tax increase

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Problems with a leaky reservoir tank that supplies water to customers of the Clinton Water District have prompted a decision to ask voters for a tax increase in November.Mike Helland tries the legendary Dutch boy technique of plugging a hole, but even his finger can't keep this tank from leaking. Nor can several wooden plugs. The water district board is seeking people both for and against the $275,000 bond proposal that will be on November's ballot. Both sides will be asked to write a statement for the Island County voters pamphlet. "

Ms. Washington returns from Las Vegas a winner

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

Peggy Thomas brings home the evening gown competition award from the Ms. U.S. Continental Pageant in Las Vegas. The Langley contestant was cheered on at the pageant by numerous South Whidbey supporters who traveled south to watch the festive event.

"Come home Falcons, come home"

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Costumes, fun fill homecoming week, with Monday sporting bedtime wear. The rest of the week had other zany themes, with the end coming on Friday during halftime at the football game, when the homecoming king and queen will be crowned. "

Falcons lose third football game

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"The Falcons will seek a win for homecoming after losing to Blaine in the South Whidbey downpour Friday night Sept. 26.Cheerleaders sported slickers and umbrellas, and play stayed on the sodden ground during the wet conditions as Blaine held the Falcons to only one score. "

"Bulldozers start, then stop on Exxon project"

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

Appeal blocks progress of Freeland development as county issues stop-work order a proposed gas station site.

Sunfair shines on Falcon runners

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Girls win, boys are second at the Sunfair Invitational in Yakima Saturday. The meet is considered the Northwest's most prestigious, and with the win, the girls team vaulted into the number-one ranking in a statewide coachs' poll. "

It's not everyday that's Children's Day

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Whidbey celebrates its children with a special day at Community Park on Saturday. There's food, fun, music and entertainment, and it's all free. Among the activities is a Bike Rodeo. Last year Kyle Andrews, 5, got some bicycle safety information from Ryan Rawlerson of the Langley Police Department. "

Sheriff says sue the state

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"Island County Sheriff Mike Hawley says Island County needs a fair share of tax revenue, even if it means suing the state to get it "

"Sheriff, other agencies make their case for larger budget"

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:29PM

"With Island County expecting to lose thousands of dollars in state sales tax equalization money next year, with needs increasing at the same time, county commissioners are looking to find a balance between the county's potential expenses for 2001 and its anticipated revenue. "

Off the Record

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"It may not be glamorous Sydney, but Salt Lake City has a lot to offer for next Olympics."

Off the Record

  • Oct 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

Olympics will be different in Salt Lake City.

Slightly Retired

  • Oct 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

It's a different world for those with visual impairment.

Morris Dance teams visit island to bring good luck

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"The MossyBack Morris Men of Seattle and the Vancouver Morris Men of British Columbia will team up for a tour of Morris Dancing on Whidbey this Saturday, Sept. 30. "

Falcon News

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

News from South Whidbey High School

Father and son Churchills on stage together

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Tom Churchill and Loren Churchill will entertain together at Bayview Hall this Saturday: Tom presenting a sneak preview of his upcoming drama, A String of Pearls, and Loren performing his popular song and character monologues in Alive in Many Voices. "

"Murder, he wrote"

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Island County Sheriff publishes first mystery novel. The Double Bluff is a murder mystery set in Seattle, the first of what Mike Hawley hopes will become a series about the Seattle Police Department. "

Build a great scarecrow and scare up cash

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Organizers of the Whidbey Island scarecrow contest for Coupeville's Harvest Festival Scarecrow Corridor hope to round up at least 100 scarecrows, and if they get that many entries, the cash prize for the best scarecrow will be $500. A telephone lineman scarecrow by Hank Savalza won a prize in last year's contest. "

Fine feathered friends

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Friends of Home Health Care will host tea and feathered fashions in its annual fund-raiser on Saturday. The models will be wearing vintage clothing from the 1930s to the '60s, featuring fur and feather trimmed hats and coats, and there will also be an auction of birdhouses for the other feathered friends. "

"Mayor, police and fire chiefs assess state of the city"

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

Langley officials credit employees for strength.

Attorney hired to assist low-income county residents

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"The Northwest Justice Project, which provides free civil legal help to low-income people across Washington, announced last week the hiring of attorney Kimberly Lloyd to work in Island County. "

Cougar wrapup

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

Langley Middle School sports results

Tennis fortunes turn brighter against Lynnwood

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"The 2A Falcon boys tennis team beat Lynnwood 5-2 Sept. 25, winning their second meet against teams from the bigger 3A schools. "

Falcon runners tops in triangular

  • Sep 27, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:28PM

"Running in their second and final home meet of the year, the Falcons cross country teams were almost perfect in a North Cascades Conference triangular, nearly shutting out visitors Lynden Christian and Nooksack Valley. "

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