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New flowers and a festival celebrate 'Peak Bloom' at Meerkerk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:30PM

"Meerkerk Magic, a Festival of Flowers! takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, at Meerkerk Gardens. Enjoy the flowers, craft-making, fairy-garden planting, artisans, crafts, pies, hot soups and breads. "

State airs crab fishing changes in forums

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:29PM

Non-tribal recreational crabbers are invited to two forums to collect public input regarding proposed changes necessitated by court-mandated shellfish allocation requirements.

Recycling saves us from our clutter and our conscience

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:29PM

Recycling saves us from our clutter and our conscience.

"Waste Wise champions environmental, simplicity values"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:29PM

"Waste Wise, previously known as Waste Warriors, is ready with its corps of volunteers to help Island County residents reduce the amounts of things they buy, store in their homes and throw away. And they are leading the way by cleaning out their own offices at the Admiralty Head lighthouse at Fort Casey. "

Falcon girl golfers second in league

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:29PM

South Whidbey's young girls golf team is rated second in the league after two more impressive showings last week.

Boy golfers drive to best round ever

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:29PM

"Mick Heggenes is the first and only coach of the South Whidbey boys golf team, but in over 10 years he's never seen them play like they did Thursday at Useless Bay.We did awesome, Heggenes said Friday morning. We did above awesome. "

Pioneers take two from Falcon baseball team

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:29PM

South Whidbey lost a pair of baseball games to the Nooksack Valley Pioneers this week.

Golf tourney will benefit programs at LMS

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"Since 1997, the Langley Middle School PTSA has provided monetary awards for a variety of special projects at the school, through funds raised at the annual golf tournament held each spring. This year the event is scheduled for Saturday, May19 at Holmes Harbor Golf Course in Freeland. Scratch golfers and duffers alike are invited to the fourth annual tournament. "

Young artists show their 'Fresh Art'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"Gaskill/Olson gallery in Langley opened its FreshArt show Saturday, featuring work by artists 15-19 years old in a variety of media and styles.Among the artists is 18-year-old Angela Durst, whose charcoal Tree is on display at the gallery. "

Falcon kickers keep winning but lose senior striker to injury

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"The days following spring break have been a roller coaster ride for the South Whidbey High School boys soccer team.Last Thursday, the team jumped back into action in a road game against Blaine and beat the Borderites 5-1. But they paid a price for the big win when senior striker Kevin Brink went down with a broken foot bone. "

"Students, principals switch seats for a day"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"Two students from South Whidbey Elementary schools became principals for a day last week. Taylor Pope, shown here taking a break from her busy schedule, became principal of the Primary School, while Taylor Mock took over the big chair at the Intermediate School. "

"Whidbey Telephone owner, David Henny, dies"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"David Henny, longtime owner of Whidbey Telephone, died Friday morning at Whidbey General Hospital. He was 70. "

Intermediate School becomes a Parisian art scene

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"The gymnasium of the South Whidbey Intermediate School will be transformed into the streets of Paris on Tuesday for an art exhibit showcasing the work of students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Students in Ms. Bozer's third grade class at South Whidbey Intermediate School created pointillistic paintings after viewing work by the artist Seurat during a lesson with one of the school district art docents. From left are Jordan Dibble, Spencer Rolfe and Nathan Sarver. "

Expect smaller school classes next year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

An initiative approved by voters will translate into seven additional teachers and smaller class sizes beginning next fall in the South Whidbey School District.

Friends ask parks district for money

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

"Touting a park design that could bring horse, walking, and biking trails into the middle of Freeland's commercial district, three members of the Friends of Freeland asked the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District commissioners Wednesday night for money to help them purchase 18 acres of forest and wetlands on Scott Road. "

State makes PSE wait two weeks for rate decision

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:28PM

Puget Sound Energy will know in two weeks whether a multi-million dollar investment in new metering equipment will pay off for the company - and possibly for consumers - in terms of energy savings.

'Hit list' rumor unsettles middle school

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

Attendance at Langley Middle School dropped by about 100 students Friday as worried parents kept their sons and daughters home after hearing apparently unfounded hit list rumors earlier in the week.

Hedgebrook presents Poetry by the Ponds

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"Celebrating National Poetry Month, Hedgebrook, Whidbey's retreat for women writers, is hosting three poets for its annual Poetry by the Ponds event on the Hedgebrook grounds. Among the poets is Joan Fiset. "

Red Sox beat Yankees in opener

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

The South Whidbey Red Sox started the year off with an 11-1 win over the North Whidbey Yankees Saturday.

Falcons rewrite school track records

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"When South Whidbey High School's boys and girls track teams packed their stuff onto the bus to return from the Pasco Invitational Saturday night, they did it knowing that three school records had fallen that day and that one other stands only on the most precipitous footing. "

Grant provides money to take a close look at Maxwelton Creek

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"After years of planting thousands of tiny salmon only to see few if any adult fish return, Maxwelton Creek salmon supporters finally have enough money to start doing something about the problem. The Maxwelton Salmon Adventure organization has received $133,000 to study the lower reaches of Maxwelton Creek. "

Whidbey's 'Sax Man' headlines jazz concert

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"First of two Jazz Festival spring productions features Danny Ward and his trio, plus his son Benny Ward on drums. "

Moran's remains found

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"Three children playing in a dense patch of woods on Bayview Road Friday found the skeletal remains of Linda Moran, a South Whidbey woman who disappeared almost four-and-a-half years ago. "

Swing into Spring with SWHS band

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

"Student musicians will serve dinner as well as providing the dance tunes at the festive Swing into Spring event presented by the South Whidbey High School Band Program on Friday, April 20 in the high school commons. Along with the dining and entertainment, the event will feature both a silent and a live auction. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:27PM

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