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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. "

High Schoolers vote using real punch card voting machines

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"Hundreds of South Whidbey High School students got a one- to four-year head start on voting this week when they went face-to-face with punch card voting. With help and equipment from the Island County Auditor's Office, freshmen, sophomores and juniors at the school braved the uncertainties of hanging, pregnant and dimpled chads to cast their votes for next year's Associated Student Body officers. "

Grad party donations sought

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

The South Whidbey High School Parent Teacher Student Association and Graduation Party Committee are asking for donations from the community to help fund scholarships for students who would like to attend the graduation party but can't afford it.The event is an alcohol- and drug-free all night party.

It's decided: Glendale will get a 2-lane road

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"Despite local opposition, final plans will be approved Monday that will pave the way to reopen Glendale Road as a two-lane thoroughfare. "

Fastpitch win over Sultan sets up big game Tuesday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

"In an ugly game against the league's worst team the South Whidbey fastpitch nine prevailed 10-0 over Sultan Wednesday afternoon. South Whidbey scored two runs in five consecutive innings, mostly by runners who were walked aboard. Shannon Brown drove home the final two with a solid double she accomplished by reaching up to swat a high one. "

Exxon hits another wetland snag

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

A church appears to hold the key to whether another wetland issue further delays the controversial Exxon gas station complex in Freeland.

Win sends Falcon boy golfers to bi-district

  • May 6, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 1:35PM

South Whidbey won its final league match of the season Wednesday to head into the bi-district boys golf tournament in fine shape.

Music for Mother's Day

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

"Beverly Graham, Clinton's popular singer-songwriter and musician, has a new CD, which she'll debut at a concert at WICA on Mother's Day. "

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

This isn't about Microsoft Windows.

Two arrested after trespassing complaint

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:34PM

Two men arrested for trespassing were also found with suspected marijuana and an illegal weapon.

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