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Ferry fare increases are certain

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

Washington's ferry chief gave South Whidbey ferry riders little room for argument Thursday night when he told about 40 people that they either have to pay more for their ferry tickets or start driving across Deception Pass Bridge to get to Everett and Seattle.

Falcons nipped in first chance at win

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"Hosting Meridian at Erikson Gymnasium, the South Whidbey boys basketball team almost converted a 10-point third quarter lead into the first victory of a winless season. "

Road opponents pitch one-lane plan one more time

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

Glendale residents and supporters say they still do not believe the county is listening to what they want Glendale Road to look like.

Falcons fourth in tourney as Hern crowned NCC champ

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"A capacity crowd of screaming wrestling fans had heroes to cheer for Saturday night when three South Whidbey wrestlers grappled for North Cascades Conference championship at South Whidbey High School.One of those three, junior Brandon Hern, became the Falcons' first individual conference champion in years. "

Firefighters to climb for a friend

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

">On March 18, 10 South Whidbey firefighters will run up 69 flights of stairs in Seattle's Columbia Tower wearing face masks, oxygen tanks, rubber boots, and about 50 more pounds of other firefighting equipment They'll be running a little harder for the pledges they are currently collecting for the event. This year they are running for a friend. "

Writers Conference returns to Whidbey

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"More than 35 authors, editors, agents and publishers will greet the 250 participants at the the 3rd annual Whidbey Island Writers Conference, March 2-4 on South Whidbey. "

South Whidbey woman pursues dream to gather writers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"In 1997, Celeste Mergens began working to accomplish a vision of creating a gathering of the best novelists, biographers, playwrights, storytellers and poets available, to inspire and mentor other writers. She founded the Whidbey Island Writers' Conference, this year entering its third edition. "

Sheriff seizes Scatchet Head marijuana grow

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:09PM

"Just about two years after their last visit to the neighborhood, detectives from the Island County Sheriff's Office rolled into Scatchet Head early Tuesday morning to seize a large marijuana growing operation. "

"Barlean asks Locke, Gregoire to protect state's energy"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

Rep. Kelly Barlean (R-Langley) has called upon Gov. Gary Locke and Attorney General Christine Gregoire to use a 1964 law to keep Northwest electric power in Washington State.

New audit cuts back school debt

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

"South Whidbey School District is off the hook for over $200,000 in excess funding that the Washington State Auditor's Office claimed the district owed the state. "

South Whidbey student a 'Fugitive' from school

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08PM

"Langley Middle School seventh grader Orson Ossman spent two days in early January filming his part in an upcoming episode of the television series The Fugitive. The episode will air Friday, Feb. 9, at 9 p.m. on KIRO-TV Channel 7. "

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.

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