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Both Whidbey ferry routes have problems

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Thursday was a bad day for ferry patrons on both of Whidbey Island's routes.In Clinton, early-morning commuters were down to one boat starting at about 5 a.m. when mechanical problems shut down the Cathlamet. Later in the day, the sole boat on the Keystone/Port Townsend route went down with steering problems. "

Outdoor burn ban starts next year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Only campfires will still be allowed after Jan. 1, 2001, when burning in unincorporated Island County will become illegal. "

Falcon kickers win showdown to earn state berth

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"South Whidbey's girls soccer team downed North Cascades Champion Lakewood Tuesday to win a trip to the state tournament.Playing on Lakewood's dirt field, the Falcons had to overcome a tough opponent and an unfamiliar playing surface. But in the end it was a 1-0 victory for the South Whidbey team, which enters state against Klayoa in Tacoma. "

Falcon spikers ride wins to district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"South Whidbey's volleyball team won two out of three matches in three days to earn their berth in the district tournament. Among the stars was Paige Jolley, who makes a face-endangering dig at the net in the home game wednesday against Chimacum. The Falcons' first bi-district test is against Eatonville, one of the top teams in the tournament. "

Baroque classics performed in period costume

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Trio Encore is joined by Michael Nutt and Buell Neidlinger in an evening of chamber music tonight.

Whidbey recipes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Fall back, look forward: Recipes for November. "

Ebey's Reserve money in the bank

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Last week President Clinton signed a bill that will send $3.25 million to the Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve. With numerous property acquisition deals and scenic easement negotiations in the works, National Park Service reserve manager Rob Harbour says the money will likely be used up quickly. "

Sports briefs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Short spots on sports and recreation in South Whidbey.

Hendrix named National Merit Semifinalist

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

"Jenny Hendrix, a senior at South Whidbey High School, is a National Merit Semifinalist in the 46th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. She is the only one from South Whidbey High. "

Students enjoy Camp Orkila stay

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:36PM

Steady rain didn't stop 175 Langley Middle School sixth graders from having a good time at Camp Orkila in October.

Woman hurt in car vs. deer collision

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

A deer attempting to cross Highway 525 Friday injured a South Whidbey woman when she struck the animal with her car.

Country Joe

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"Life, times and links from sixties to the present. "

Fetch

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

Free Exercise Time for Canines and their Humans

Pot plants found; grower sentenced

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

A 44-year-old Clinton man who was caught growing marijuana plants on his property recently pleaded guilty to a felony charge of manufacturing a controlled substance.

Falcon News

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

News from South Whidbey High School.

New law could put the brakes on development

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"If something isn't done to improve Whidbey Island's highways by the year 2020, development restrictions may have to be put in place. "

Country Joe will help get out the vote

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"Country Joe McDonald, who in 1969 at Woodstock, performed with his band Country Joe and Fish, will make an appearance at an election eve event at WICA next Monday. His famous four-letter cheer and songs such as his anti-Vietnam war anthem I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag, made him one of the most memorable cultural icons of the sixties. "

Community dance will celebrate Dia de los Muertos

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"The Island Contra Band and Bahia join for a community fund-raising dance celebrating Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) on Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. at Bayview Hall. "

St. Nicholas arrives for the winter

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

Whidbey Islanders will be riding the aptly-named St. Nicholas between Mukilteo and Clinton during this winter. The 149-seat vessel will provide passenger-only ferry service while the Mukilteo ferry dock is partially closed for construction beginning Nov. 27 and ending in February.

"Park work to end next week, resume in the spring"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"As the wet, cold winter weather approaches, construction workers who have been moving dirt at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District's new Langley Road soccer field site are getting ready to call it quits for the year. According to district director Jerry Cole, Oak Harbor's Kreig Construction -- which has a $369,688 contract with the district to do the dirt work and some asphalt paving -- will be back next spring to put the finishing touches on the fields and a parking lot. "

No vaccine again; clinic in Freeland postponed

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"For the second time in two weeks, an expected shipment of flu vaccine failed to arrive at the Island County Health Department. As a result, the flu shot clinic scheduled for Freeland this Friday has been cancelled, according to Trish Rose, Whidbey General Hospital spokeswoman. "

Dump fees likely to drop

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"The fee the county charges local garbage haulers to dump trash is on its way down. But residents and businesses are not likely to see much of a drop, if any. "

FYI

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

Langley Police report.

"Dance, dance, dance"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"Coupeville is the destination of choice for dancin' fools on Saturday, Nov. 4, when the Whidbey Dance Bonanza comes to town with a day and a night of all kinds of dancing. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

A T-Rex named Sue

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