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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.

Those cats in the hats are back

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"Prominent figures from local schools, including School Superintendent Dr. Martin Laster, donned the red and white striped hat worn by the famous Dr. Seuss cat and read to kids from their favorite Dr. Seuss books during Read Across America. "

Langley narrows search for new officer

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

The Langley Police Department is getting closer to hiring a police officer to fill a position open since late last year.

Grant convinces council to buy new cop car

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"With a $6,000 federal grant as leverage, Langley Police Chief Bob Herzberg had little trouble Wednesday night convincing the city council to allow him to purchase the city's second new police car inside of a year. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

You could be in the sack at McDonald's.

Jamboree gets Falcon kickers to shake a leg

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"On Saturday, varsity and junior varsity soccer teams from South Whidbey High School, Port Townsend, and Jackson played two 20-minute games each in South Whidbey's first-ever jamboree tuneup.Though most of the games ended in 0-0 ties, the round-robin mini-tournament gave all three teams a chance to test moves they have been practicing during the three-week pre-season. "

Whidbey Recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

Wounds caused by hate and disrespect.

County reacts to base closure talk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate to open another round of base closures, as requested by military leaders. Whidbey Island officials have already reacted. "

Whidbey Jazz Concert showcases five island high school bands

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"Toe-tapping big band jazz band fans can get a large dose of their favorite music at the Whidbey Jazz Concert, coming to the South Whidbey High School auditorium on Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. "

Kit house may not be from Sears

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

"After spending $20,000 to move what was purported to be a turn-of-the-century Craftsman-style kit house from the Greenbank Farm to Bayview, members of the nonprofit Goosefoot Community Fund discovered recently that they may not own the genuine article. "

Fastpitch team starts with win over Sequim

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:18PM

South Whidbey's fastpitch team mounted a successful final-inning comeback to go 1-0 on the season Saturday.

Residents to pave Crawford Road

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:17PM

"About 30 property owners living and doing business along Crawford Road will spend $112,000 of their own money this spring to hire Kreig Construction to pave the heavily potholed, gravel road, even though it is used as a public through road and was designated two years ago as the center of all new light industrial development on South Whidbey "

Clinton takes another look at planning

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:17PM

"Uncertainty in Clinton about the community's future has resulted in the local planning process going back to the future through a visioning exercise.Next Monday, the Clinton community will be asked to describe their vision for the next 20 years. "

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