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Tsunami signs swept away in wave of thefts

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"Posted for just a matter of days near the lowlands and beaches of Whidbey Island, a dozen new tsunami hazard warning signs disappeared from roadsides last week."

Superintendent search advances

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"Pamphlets extolling the South Whidbey community were sent to 62 people last week, one of whom will likely be chosen the next superintendent of the school district."

Natural gas providers square off in public meeting

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"Explosions, environment, concern South Whidbey folks."

"School levy wins, parks bond ahead"

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"South Whidbey voters showed their support for schools in resounding fashion Tuesday by voting 72 percent in favor of a two-year maintenance and operations levy, while voters favored the $1,283,000 bond sale by 61 percent."

Former island man charged with murder

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

Man linked to Spokane serial killings grew up in Oak Harbor.

Falcons throw mighty good invite

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"The girls won, the boys set records. As in previous years, the South Whidbey High School boys and girls track teams invited the best 4A and 3A track teams, along with a smattering of 2A teams, to their annual Westling Invitational. This year, as in every year, in one way or another, the Falcons reminded the big school athletes that South Whidbey is a track and field hotbed.As meet records fell to athletes from a number of teams, local athletes toppled plenty of marks."

"Ride the bus, watch the Mariners"

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"South Whidbey Parks & Recreation is now signing up people for its first bus trip to a Mariners game in the 2000 season.Plans are to attend the Saturday, May 6 game at Safeco Field, when the Mariners will be hosting the Anaheim Angels"

Baseball team seeks playoff spot

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"South Whidbey's conference baseball season ends this week, but the team is hoping to advance to the playoffs."

Langley crowd helps christen Royal Argosy

  • Apr 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:47AM

"Nichols Brothers' Langley dock was full of company employees and well wishers Saturday as the luxurious dining vessel Royal Argosy was christened. Approximately 750 people showed up for the free lunch, and most of them went on to enjoy a two-hour boat ride on the Argosy after the speeches and thanks were concluded."

Slightly Retired

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

Sunday in the past was a day that moved slower than the rest.

Southend gets lower rating for fire safety

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

"Fire District 3 received word earlier this month that in spite of recent improvements in district fire equipment, stations, and volunteer training, the Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau gave the district a worse fire safety rating than it did in 1989."

"Just a rumor, but school ups security"

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

"On the day that marked the one-year anniversary of the school shootings in Columbine, Colo., the rumor of a threat of violence at South Whidbey High School had administrators answering concerned phone calls and tightening security."

It's SCIENCE!

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

Gradeschoolers get technical at Science Fair.

Young artists showcase work at school Gallery Night

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

"The second annual Gallery Night, sponsored by the Art Docent program of the PTA and South Whidbey School District, will be held on Monday, April 24 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Intermediate School gymnasium. The community is cordially invited."

Port finds hovercraft idea worth supporting

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

"There are no hovercraft on Whidbey Island yet, but at least there is a captain."

Para-educator does it for the smiles

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

"Marty Buckman -- a para-educator at South Whidbey Intermediate School -- has received Western Washington University's Award for Professional Excellence. Buckman was just one of two para-educators stat-wide who received the award, which is one of the state's most prestigious for educators."

Sehlin quits race for Metcalf's seat

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

John Koster is sole remaining Republican.

Hedgebrook Writers' Retreat

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

A retreat for women writers on Whidbey Island.

Pipe up about pipeline Monday

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:46AM

"A proposed new pipeline stretching across South Whidbey could provide island residents with a regular supply of natural gas. But some islanders question whether such a pipeline, which could run from the Canadian border to Everett and under Puget Sound before reaching Whidbey, would be safe and environmentally wise."

Gas station site may be Freeland wetland

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Concerned about the possible adverse traffic and environmental effects a proposed gas station and quick lube complex could have if built at the intersection of Freeland's Fish Road and Highway 525, about 30 South Whidbey residents turned out Wednesday night to learn more about the project during a community forum."

It's Meerkerk Magic

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Celebrate the peak blooming season of Meerkerk Gardens rhododendron collection during the Meerkerk Magic Festival of Flowers and Music, today, April 22, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $5 per adult, with children admitted free.Betty and James Tartas perform their signature music during the afternoon."

Freeland intersection claims victim

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Plans are under way to place a stoplight at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525, but those plans did nothing to stop a fatal traffic accident from occurring Friday morning."

"Schools' future on the line, Parks also seeks support"

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Administrators, union leaders and other school employees campaign for the school levy on Wednesday at the intersection of Maxwelton Road and Highway 525. Closest to the camera are Scott Mauk, SWEA president, and Greg Willis, LMS principal. Sign waving will be a common sight on election day next Tuesday."

Earth Day at Greenbank Farm

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"There's a day's worth of activities today, celebrating the Earth and ways to preserve and honor it."

Falcons pull out rabbits for win

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Kevin Arndt started Wednesday's baseball game with a team record-setting sixth home run, but the real excitement came much later for South Whidbey fans.Arndt's first inning blast gave the Falcons a one-run edge that lasted until the fourth, when Nooksack Valley tied the score. Then the Pioneers took a 4-1 lead with a trio of runs in the sixth.That's when Falcon coach Bill Patterson started to wonder about magic."

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