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Falcon fastpitch team heads for playoffs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

South Whidbey girls end the season with an 11-5 record and a second place conference finish.

Falcon soccer playoff run ends in two games

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

The South Whidbey soccer team found itself out of the playoffs on Thursday one year after it placed second at the 2A state meet and just days after posting its best season record ever.

Hearts and Hammers put it together

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:37PM

"On Saturday, May 5, more than 480 Hearts and Hammers volunteers took hammers, saws, nails, gardening tools, and a whole lot of motivation to 31 South Whidbey homes in need of repairs their owners could not make on their own. With a $20,000 budget, $10,000 in donated supplies, and more carpentry expertise than most construction companies can boast, the Hearts and Hammers volunteers plugged leaky roofs, cleaned out cluttered basements and garages, tidied gardens, and built just about anything anyone on their list needed. "

Good Samaritans save injured red-tailed hawk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

A red-tailed hawk that flew too close to a power line Wednesday found help from passersby -- a young man who moved it to the side of the road and a veterinarian who was able to treat it and restore its flying power.

Harpist plays for Mother's Day at Meerkerk

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"Harper Tasche presents a full-length concert on Mother's Day at Meerkerk Gardens, featuring the rare cross-strung harp, bowed psaltery and recorder The gardens are open on Sunday, May 13, from noon to 4 p.m. "

Counselor's lawyer in sex-crime case accused of conflict

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"Island County prosecutors want Glenn Jolley to get a new attorney, contending that his current lawyer Christon Skinner has a conflict of interest. "

The census numbers are in

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"The people have been counted and for Island County and Langley government officials, the figures are disappointing.The recently completed Census 2000 shows that both the county and the city of Langley have fewer residents than officials thought, a discrepancy that will cost both in terms of lost funding. "

Fastpitch seniors finish home careers

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"Two seniors, Shannon Murphy and Melissa Schultz, will play their last home fastpitch game Thursday afternoon as South Whidbey finishes its regular season. It's not the end of the season, however. The Falcons are playoff-bound. "

Soccer team beats Mount Baker in tiebreaker

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"On Saturday morning, the Falcons kept the ball on the ground against an unpredictable Mount Baker squad and beat the Mountaineers 4-1 in a tiebreaker game that gave South Whidbey second place in the final North Cascades Conference standings. "

Girl golfers in the swing for playoffs

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

Two strong outings last week gave the South Whidbey girls golf team one final tune up and a good ego boost before they headed into playoffs this week.

"Boys, girls tennis players move to playoffs"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"The lady Falcons downed Monroe 6-1 on the road in last week, which gives them a 13-3 season record as they head into this week's sub-district playoffs. Three members of the boys tennis team will join the girls in post season play. "

Track records fall in Stanwood

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"Even with this Thursday's North Cascades Conference championship meet looming, South Whidbey's boys and girls track and field athletes gave it their all at Saturday's Stanwood Invitational. More than a half -dozen Falcons notched personal bests in their events, while two set school records. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"Gee, he didn't seem like a big time crook... "

Growth Management Coalition grills commissioner

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"County commissioner Mike Shelton met Monday with the Growth Management Coalition, and members expressed serious concerns about two issues particularly: Shelton's announcement this week that Glendale Road would be rebuilt as a two-lane road, and the county's roadside herbicide spraying program that is now under way. "

Langley couple hurt badly in motorcycle crash

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"A Langley couple nearly lost their lives Sunday morning when they crashed the motorcycle they were riding north of Freeland on Highway 525.Michael Browning, 52, and his wife Laura, 47, were riding on their 1985 Honda GL1200 motorcycle northbound about two miles north of downtown Freeland when Michael, who was driving, lost control of the motorcycle and hit gravel on the highway's shoulder. "

South Whidbey man dies in van accident

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

"A 1985 graduate of South Whidbey High School died in a traffic accident in Skagit County early Sunday morning.Brian Lloyd Heggenes, 33, of Freeland, was a passenger in a 1984 Chevrolet van driven by Craig R. Masters, 32, of Greenbank. "

Explosion triggers needless search for downed aircraft

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:36PM

A huge explosion believed to have originated in the Maxwelton Beach area Saturday night sent sheriff's deputies and fire district personnel scrambling through dark forests and fields looking for what many Wahl Road-area residents believed was a downed aircraft.

'Senior Prom' brought several generations to the dance floor

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"A group of local seniors and sixth graders from Langley Middle School tripped the light fantastic at the Senior Citizen Prom, Friday, April 27 in the LMS gym. Sixth graders hosted seniors as part of Youth Service Day for an afternoon of dancing to the music of the Swing Again Jazz Band. "

Crash sends woman to hospital

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

A 42-year-old Freeland woman hurt in a traffic accident Wednesday morning had to take a ride to Whidbey General Hospital after a pickup truck hit her car on Fish Road.

"Opponents see many dangers in herbicides, pesticides"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"Island County wouldn't do it, so people opposed to chemical spraying of roadsides held their own public hearing on the issue Tuesday at Bayview Hall.It was announced there that the county had begun spraying in Coupeville and would be in South Whidbey before long. "

Seniors slam door on regular boys soccer season

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"The Falcon kickers headed into playoff action on Saturday after a 4-1 win over Nooksack Valley. One of just a few underclassmen allowed to play in Thursday's senior farewell game, sophomore Abe Smith-Groening drives before unleashing a shot that hit the Nooksack goal post. during Thursday's 4-1 win over the Pioneers.x "

Sheriff's Report

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

Incident reports from the Island County Sheriff.

Mental health providers work together

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"Two mental health care providers have integrated their executive and administrative services to cut costs.The move was announced Thursday by Community Mental Health Services, a nonprofit provider of mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, Skagit and San Juan counties. The agency is joining with Compass Health, which provides similar services in Snohomish County. "

Osprey nests should stay up this year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"Ospreys that have built their nests on structures owned by the South Whidbey School District and Fire Protection District 3 will not only enjoy a full, unmolested nesting season this spring, but should be able to return to the nests they built next year. Mating pairs of the protected predatory bird have again nested on a light tower above the South Whidbey High School track and on a communications tower on Cultus Bay Road owned by the fire district. "

Jazz concert welcomes springtime

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"Coming from New York on Saturday, May 12, pianist Aaron Parks and Anja Parks on trumpet will perform a concert at the South Whidbey High School auditorium, with the Langley Middle School Jazz Band oepning. The event is presented by the Langley Jazz Festival. "

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