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Schools prepare for any disaster

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

"April is Earthquake Awareness Month, but schools on Whidbey Island are preparing for any disaster."

Art galleries open new shows

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

Three South Whidbey galleries open new exhibits this weekend.

Parks sponsors skateboard tour

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

South Whidbey Parks and Recreation will take all interested skateboarders to one of the newest and largest skate parks in the Northwest on April 5.

Falcon News

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

News from South Whidbey High School

DeForest is choice for Intermediate School helm

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

"After watching John DeForest work as the South Whidbey Intermediate School interim principal for a year, a school district staff selection committee decided last week that it liked what it saw, choosing him as its top candidate for a permanent spot at the school's helm."

Off the Record

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

What's with the year-round permanent Christmas lights flickering in our night sky?

Tennis builds momentum to 3-1 record

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"Someone forgot to tell the members of the South Whidbey girls tennis team that they are a 2A team this year.It's probably for the best, since the Falcons downed three 3A Wesco opponents in four meets over the past two weeks."

Baseball team wants league win

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

South Whidbey's baseball team is looking for a league win this week after losing back-to-back games to Granite Falls to start their North Cascades League season.

"Falcons strike Turks, Marauders"

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"Riding a season-opening win over Cascade last week, the South Whidbey High School boys soccer team added two big wins and one mystifying loss to their record during the past seven days to get off to one of its best starts ever."

Fastpitch streak increases to three

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

South Whidbey's fastpitch team increased its winning streak to three consecutive games Saturday with a 2-0 non-league win at Lynnwood.

Cathlamet taken out of service

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

Ferry leaves dock by itself

State cuts growth areas down to size

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

The growth boundaries county officials have drawn around Freeland and Clinton go too far.That was the verdict the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board handed down last week while reviewing the county's Comprehensive Plan.

Crime sparks 'alarming' trend

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"In Island County, police officers and sheriff's deputies agree that burglar alarms are good at doing two things -- preventing break-ins and sounding false alarms."

Workshop teaches the art of hand-tool stone sculpture

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"Returning to Whidbey for its seventh year, the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association will hold its hand-tool stone carving workshop at the Whidbey Institute's Chinook center, May 5-7."

A day for science

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"The South Whidbey Primary School's kindergarten, first, and second grade students all participated in the annual Science Day last week, doing everything from playing with rabbits to cracking open sedimentary rocks and landing a flight simulator."

Slightly Retired

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

Emergency food supplies are a double blessing

April Fools Day brings musical fable about fools

  • Mar 28, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"Sing!Chronicity presents Gian Carlo Menotti's The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore, or, The Three Sundays of a Poet, on Saturday, April 1, at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley.Joining them in the performance will be a live orchestra with a guest conductor from Seattle, a company of dancers and a cast of costumed players. In the prevailing theater custom of the day, there will also be Renaissance masks, puppets, and a storyteller who in Shakespearean fashion will begin the play with a prologue and end it with an epilogue."

Boy rolls car on Maxwelton

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

A 17-year-old Clinton boy was lucky to escape with his life Tuesday afternoon after rolling his car on Maxwelton Road.

"Farmer, environmentalist compete in quiet election"

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"This month, two candidates are running hard for an office many people have never heard of. Incumbent Marianne Edain and challenger Len Engle are dueling for a position on the Whidbey Island Conservation District board of supervisors."

Transit election decision due next Wednesday

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"After months of meetings and uncertainty, Martha Rose should finally know Wednesday when the fate of Island Transit will be decided."

"Fastpitch team wins first game in 3 years, then extends win streak to 2."

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

A losing skid of nearly three years ended in Granite Falls Tuesday for the South Whidbey fastpitch team. Then the Falcon girls discovered they liked winning so much they did it again on Thursday at home against Lynden Christian.

Freeland tries to pry information from county

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"Alarmed by building projects that pop up without their knowledge, members of the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee are demanding more information from Island County."

Langley to hire part-time administrator

  • Mar 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"Though it is a subject that has seldom appeared before the public, the city of Langley is going ahead with its long-held plan to hire a city administrator."

Native American dancers to perform

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"Native American dancing, with its bold regalia and heartbeat drum rhythms, can be seen in Freeland on Sunday, March 26, as part of a special intergenerational service of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island"

Whidbey Recipes

  • Mar 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:37AM

"Some like it hot..and that's cool. We begin with every Islander's favorite cold-water creature, crab, then heat things up a bit"

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