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Back Country Horsemen plan fourth annual raffle and chili cook-off

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:26PM

"The Island County Chapter of Back Country Horsemen is hosting the fourth annual Russell Maugens Raffle Ride and Chili Cook-Off with a treasure hunt on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Edgewood Farm, 2936 E. Keller Road, Langley. "

Volleyball team opens with wins

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:26PM

South Whidbey has won two of three matches in preseason volleyball play.

Some catch salmon during short season

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:26PM

"The abbreviated two-week salmon fishing season on the west side of Whidbey Island has closed, with mixed success reported by fishermen. "

Hometown Heroes

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:26PM

Through grief to hope:Island couple reaches out to others as they cope with personal tragedy

Freeland boat ramp improvements sought

  • Sep 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

Complaints about the Freeland boat ramp have been aired before the Port of South Whidbey commissioners.

Orca gas pipeline on hold

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Plans to build a natural gas pipeline across South Whidbey have been put on hold for business reasons, says Westcoast Energy. "

Dirt moved for soccer fields

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Dreams of more soccer fields for kids to play on are finally becoming reality on the new South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District property along Langley Road, just north of the old Waterman Mill site. "

Trapper moves in on animal predator

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"Coyote likely, but cat scat identified at the Ogdens' farm. "

Girl runners look good early

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"The South Whidbey girls cross country team opened its season with two early meets, and were impressive enough that the state coaches' poll ranks them number five among all AA schools. "

South Whidbey boy runners open strong

  • Sep 18, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:25PM

"The Falcon boys cross country team got their season off to a great start last week, winning the NCC Jamboree and finishing a close second in the prestigious Edmonds Invitational on Saturday. "

Baby Island has a long history

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

Baby Island is indeed an island -- until the tide goes out and leaves a dry walkway of crumbled clam shells on which even a baby stroller can be pushed with ease.

WICA opener is 'Katt-egorically delicious'

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

"KPLU's jazz show host Katt Tait opens Whidbey Island Center for the Art's 2000/2001 season Friday, 15 at 7:30 p.m., with songs of love and life. "

New group aims to stem tide of DUIs

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

The board of the newly formed Impaired Driving Impact Panel of Island County is looking for speakers to volunteer in a program designed to keep others from drinking and driving.

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.

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