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Off the Record

  • Sep 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

There's just something about autumn.

Falcons open year with conference win

  • Sep 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"A strong offensive performance, particularly in the first half, catapulted the South Whidbey Falcons to a 32-26 win over Granite Falls in the football season opener Friday night at Waterman Field. "

WITA divides into two battling boards

  • Sep 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

Two separate boards are struggling for control of the Whidbey Island Transportation Association.There could be a showdown Thursday night.

Fourth grade test scores jump

  • Sep 13, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"South Whidbey students in the fourth grade last spring showed significant improvement in math, reading and writing, according to the results of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL). "

Book on Whidbey General Hospital is a history of life and death

  • Sep 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Theresa Trebon began, in December of last year, with a simple commission: to write the history of Whidbey General Hospital, from 1957 to the present. What she ended with, only a few months later, is a book that goes to the heart of the island. "

In the hands of women

  • Sep 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Historian traces the long story of medical care on Whidbey Island and finds the women who contributed to its development. Among them was South Whidbey's Doris Martin, who operated Freeland's White Acres. "

Highway widening takes toll on trees

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

Widening a portion of State Highway 525 north of Classic Road began in earnest this week as timber was cut and stumps cleared from the right-of-way.

Soccer girls breeze to victory

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

South Whidbey's girls soccer team breezed to a 7-0 win over LaConner in their first match of the season Thursday night at Waterman Field.

Meth investigation leads to six arrests

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

Six Whidbey Island residents were arrested Wednesday in connection with a suspected methamphetamine manufacturing operation.

Saratoga fire station on hold

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

Bond co. troubles chase contractor

Outdoor burns now permitted

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Clouds, rain, and cooler weather generally have prompted the lifting of outdoor burn bans in Island County and throughout the state. "

Falcons win football opener

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

South Whidbey built up a big lead and then hung on for a 32-26 win over Granite Falls in the season-opening football game Friday night at Waterman Field.

911 call was a hoax

  • Sep 9, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"A massive search of Whidbey on Thursday for Cheryl Brown, whose alleged fake cellular phone calls claimed she and her two children were accident victims, proved to be a pointless effort. "

Groundskeepers find giant nettle

  • Sep 8, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Groundskeeper Ronnie Dubbs was descending the bluff above Saratoga Passage when suddenly he became entangled in giant, stinging nettles. "

School days arrive

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

South Whidbey schools have opened.

Theatre Amid the Stars

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"WICA produces a gala dinner-auction event in its intimate theater setting, offering fine art, vacation getaways, sports tickets and numerous other items, all available to the highest bidder. "

Red Flyer Arithmetic program organizing

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Building on the success and contributions of the Red Flyer Reading Program, organizers are now planning to start its equivalent in arithmetic. "

Virtuoso pianist in rare Whidbey appearance

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

Islanders will have the opportunity to see and hear a celebrated performer in person as he gives a benefit concert for the Whidbey Island Waldorf School.

Stranded dogfish surprise biologist

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"The temporary stranding recently of approximately 150 dogfish on the Sunlight Beach tidelands was not a common occurrence, said Wayne Palsson, a biologist for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. "

County panel to hear about work on eelgrass beds

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Progress on Island County's Marine Resource Committee's eelgrass study will be discussed today, Sept. 6, from 4-6 p.m., at Monroe Landing Fire Hall on North Whidbey. "

Juvenile offenders to meet the judges in drug court

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:24PM

"Instead of sending kids who commit crimes to detention and being done with them, Island County Superior Court judges will spend a year getting to know some of them "

Navy remembers POWs and MIAs

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Whidbey Island Naval Air Station invites the public to attend a service to remember America's Prisoners of Wars and Missing in Action (POWs/MIAs) on Friday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Prowler Memorial on Ault Field "

Football game caps first fall sports week

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

Friday night football at Waterman Field will cap the first week of fall sports competition for South Whidbey High School teams.

Teen discussion forum opens in cyberspace

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

"The communication gap between teenagers, their parents and the rest of the community may be narrowed if people use a new Web site created by Phil Shinners. "

Shaughnessy visits Langley

  • Sep 6, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

"Island District Economic Development Council Director Tom Shaughnessy is scheduled to speak to the Langley City Council at its meeting tonight, Sept. 6, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. "

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