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Sports and recreation briefs

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:41AM

"Find out about boating, fishing and hunting."

Sales tax hike for transit sent to May 16 ballot

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:41AM

The Island Transit Board of Directors decided Wednesday to add a proposal for a 0.3 percent sales tax increase to a May 16 ballot.

County launches new building in Coupeville

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:41AM

A groundbreaking ceremony was held March 21 in Coupeville for the county's new Law and Justice Building.

Turks build early lead over Falcons

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:41AM

"Playing the role of rude hosts, the Sultan Turks greeted the Falcon baseball team with seven runs in the first inning Tuesday to quickly remove any potential drama from the game."

Golfers still trying to put it all together

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"Falcon golf coach Mick Heggenes knows his boys can turn in some exceptional rounds, but he's still waiting to see it happen this season."

Soccer climbs to best record ever

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"The Falcons racked up their fourth shutout win of the season against Lynden Christian, which was unable to muster any offensive consistency during the 80-minute, 3-0 contest Wednesday."

Tennis team keeps rolling against Wesco teams

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"The South Whidbey girls rolled over their fourth Wesco AAA tennis opponent of the year when they smothered Arlington 5-2 at South Whidbey High School Thursday, moving to a 4-1 overall record."

Cathlamet breakdown first in four years

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"For four years, the ferry Cathlamet did not miss a single scheduled run.That streak ended Tuesday, when one of the boat's automatic controls went out, causing the ferry to pull away from the dock on its own."

Community braced for big school cuts if second levy fails

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"The school district suffered its first levy defeat in many years Feb. 29. Should another occur April 25, the heavy cutting will begin. Bjork said state law does not allow another levy attempt this year.School supporters are working hard to ensure the second levy attempt doesn't fail and trigger major cuts in education"

Farmer beats environmentalist in busy election

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

The farmer beat the environmentalist in what was by far the the biggest Conservation District election ever held on Whidbey Island.

Syringes pose beach danger

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"A few weeks ago, John Auburn's 3-year-old son found a syringe on the beach in front of the family's home."

Land use map takes shape in Freeland

  • Mar 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"Maps were furled and unfurled, overlays were raised and lowered, even a few shirt sleeves were rolled up: It was a busy night for the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee."

Island County Government

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Home page for Island County government.

League of Women Voters

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Facts for the Washington State voter.

The United States census

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Information about the 2000 census now under way.

Washington State ferries.

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Your link to the ferry system that services Whidbey Island.

Plant that pumpkin now: Seeds available free

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Plans are under way for the fifth annual Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest to be held Oct. 14 in conjunction with Coupeville's Harvest Fest.

Islanders build their own baidarkas

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

"In a big aluminum building tucked away on the end of Freeland's Wahl Road, two island women learned last week how to build baidarkas. To do it, they needed to learn a little history, how to use dozens of tools, and a bit about how boats move through water. And, they had to know what a baidarka is."

Whidbey Recipes

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

A hare-raising tale.

Bayview Hall to go non-profit

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

"A lot has changed at Bayview Hall over the past year, and as of mid-April, the facility will look different even in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service"

FYI

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

Island County Sheriff's Report

Poetry not for fools

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

Whidbey Island Poetry Festival starts off National Poetry Month on April Fools Day.

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.

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