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Comments sought on four-period day

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

A study of the four-period day at South Whidbey schools is being conducted by Northwest Regional Educational Labs. Questions from the public will be considered in preparing the study.

Young island gymnast advances to state level

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

Ariel Carroll of Maxwelton competed in the State Gymnastics Championships recently.

Baseball: Falcons shut out Turks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

In varsity baseball action on Wednesday the South Whidbey Falcons picked up their first league win of the season with a 4-0 shutout over the Sultan Turks.

Auditor finds no fault with school district

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

South Whidbey School District came out clean in a state audit report issued March 23 by the Washington State Auditor's Office.

"Friends, fishermen pitch projects to Port"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

Fishermen and anti-development advocates had the loudest voices Wednesday night as they tried to convince the commissioners of the Port of South Whidbey to make a planned boat launch and fishing pier and an 18-acre park priorities in the agency's six-year comprehensive plan.

Irish Trio in Concert

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

"Three masters of the Irish music tradition plus a special guest will be joined by some of Whidbey's rising young stars in a concert at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts on March 30, starting at 7:30 p.m. "

"ICOM director, McClymont, dies suddenly"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

Shocked agency begins search for new leader.

Laugh at these Komics for Kids

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

"Kermit Holiday headlines Komics For Kids, a benefit show Saturday for the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation. "

2 bands for 2 bucks

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

"A performance at Bayview Hall on Saturday, March 31 will feature two bands, Glimpse and Element Zero, both playing their distinctive alternative rock. The concert, a drug- and alcohol-free event, is at 7 p.m. "

Ants build homes fit for a queen

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

"Ants are at work everywhere, including South Whidbey.Evidence of their tireless tasking caught Athena Knutson's eye while she was driving on a rural Langley road. At the side of the road, just above the ditchline at the base of a tree, the South Whidbey woman noticed a perfectly conical mound of pine needles about 3 feet high and 4 feet wide. "

Fastpitch girls lose 3rd league game

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:21PM

"But Falcons come back to win Saturday. Among the stars was Val Mock, who found her control as she pitched five innings against Lynnwood. She had been wild earlier in the year. "

Falcons home after losing to Granite

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

In Friday baseball action the South Whidbey Falcons dropped an 11-1 decision to the Granite Falls Tigers.

Soccer tallies two more wins

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"On Monday night, the Falcons ran up against Meridian like a car smacking a brick wall, knocking heads with the Trojans through a 0-0 regulation before winning a 4-2 shootout for a 1-0 NCC win. "

McGillen sisters smash track conference foes

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"Girls runaway winners, boys third "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

Spring break on the cheap -- with lots of fun.

Slightly Retired

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

Beware those pillow accidents.

Hometown Hero

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

This hero learned early to put on a happy face.

Brain explosion

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"Winning season forces Hi-Q, Knowledge Bowl teams to split for two championship competitions. "

Marathon matches net payoff for tennis team

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"Falcons are 5-0 against 3A teams. Here, Jenny Saephan handles a return during her match against an Everett opponent Tuesday. The number-one singles player went on to win the match. "

Soccer team levels Mount Baker

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"After blasting out of the gate last week with a 7-0 win against Sultan, the Falcon boys scorched the turf at Waterman Field Tuesday in a 7-2 romp over Mount Baker. Now with 14 total goals scored for the season, the Falcons have put more points in the stat books in two games than they did during their entire district and state playoff run last year. "

Skate park one step from final drawings

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

Skateboarders and freestyle bicyclists desperate to take their first runs on a planned skateboard park scratched away at two proposed layouts with felt-tipped pens in the high school New Commons to make a few minor adjustments in what will become the park's final design.

Port wants public's help in planning ahead

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

The Port of South Whidbey commissioners are holding a meeting Wednesday to ask for advice from citizens on public projects over the next several years.

Falcons drop league opener in seventh

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

A Granite Falls two-bagger in the final inning made the difference in South Whidbey's North Cascades Conference baseball opener Tuesday afternoon on the island diamond. The Falcons dropped the game to the Tigers in a hard fought battle 5-3.

Possible land sale poses fair parking problem

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

The Island County Fair could be hurting for parking next August if Ernie Noble sells his property.Noble's 2.8 acres directly across the road from the fair's main gate was put on the market last weekend.

Schools could up security to prevent violence

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:20PM

"Security at South Whidbey's schools could become tighter and better monitored during the coming school year if the South Whidbey School Board can find the money to pay for it.As they have done in the aftermath of every other school shooting during the past three years, district administrators are taking a hard look at how secure South Whidbey schools are as the education community tries to recover from the recent school shooting in Santee, Calif. "

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