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Coach lures 'football' guys to football team

  • Sep 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

"South Whidbey football fans will see two kinds of football players on the field this year. The traditional football types and the kind the rest of the world calls football players -- in our lingo, soccer guys. "

Boy runners hunt state title

  • Sep 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

The Falcon boys Cross Country team promises to be hot right out of the gate. They have put on more total summer mileage than any past team their coach can remember.

State Patrol to be out in force over Labor Day weekend

  • Sep 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:23PM

"The State Patrol is warning people to buckle up or pay up this Labor Day weekend. And of course, don't drink up before driving. "

School leaders report on goals

  • Sep 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

Administrators from South Whidbey's public schools gave the school board a preview of what they will be emphasizing when the year begins Sept. 5.

Hose trophy goes to high school team

  • Sep 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

Young high school firefighters showed grizzled veterans that they can keep up with the best in Fire District 3's annual Hose Evolution Competition held Tuesday night at the school district bus barn area.

Islanders enjoy summer's end this weekend

  • Sep 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

Whidbey Islanders and thousands of visitors are trying to ignore the clouds and enjoy the last big weekend of summer.

Governor says no negative ads

  • Sep 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Gov. Gary Locke told a crowd of Democratic admirers in Freeland Thursday that he will never run a negative campaign ad ever in his life. He was speaking at historic Freeland Hall during a fund raiser for Rep. Dave Anderson, D-Clinton. "

Opening doors to art

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

Annual tour offers glimpses into the studios of Whidbey's artists

"Time to practice punts, passes, kicks"

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skill when the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District hosts an NFL Gatorade Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Friday, Sept. 15. "

Assault leads indirectly to jail

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

"A 37-year-old Freeland resident who police say threw a woman so hard that she broke her collarbone will be spending some time behind bars, but not for the alleged assault. "

Hospital seeks to retain tax for expansion

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Whidbey General Hospital officials say they don't want more money from local taxpayers. They just want to continue the same level of funding taxpayers have been providing since the hospital's opening 30 years ago.In return, they say, local residents will get a bigger, better and more efficient hospital to meet the needs of a growing population. "

EPA is back testing at landfill

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

The federal Environmental Protection Agency returned to an old dump site on Cultus Bay Road last week to take groundwater samples.

"Frosh, sophs given deadline"

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

There is a deadline Thursday that all freshmen and sophomores at South Whidbey High School should remember.

Off the Record

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

We on Whidbey are the real survivors

Coyote blamed for goat deaths

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

A coyote was the likely culprit in the deaths of three young pygmy goats at the farm of Mel and Frances Ogden last week.

Anglers take advantage of early opener

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Whidbey Islander anglers starved for some salmon action found it last weekend on a 200-foot stretch of beach in front of Possession Point Bait Company.The shore fishing season there opened two weeks earlier than planned thanks to the efforts of State Rep. Dave Anderson, D-Clinton, and John McCoy, a Tulalip tribe member who is running for the other 10th District House seat. "

Small jaws cruise South Whidbey waters

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:22PM

"Well over 100 mudsharks, also known as dogfish, were temporarily stranded in tide pools when the tide went out, and they were the talk of the community for hours.There were sharks in the front yard of the people who live in the waterfront community on Useless Bay. "

"Truck flips on highway, driver lives"

  • Aug 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

"In one of the more spectacular single-vehicle accidents in local memory, a big red pickup truck flipped over after leaving Highway 525 in Bayview on Friday. "

Langley Middle School is open for business

  • Aug 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

"New students can register, sports turnout set "

Young South Whidbey actors perform on Seattle stage

  • Aug 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

"Patrick Moote and Paul Benz of Clinton will be on stage today and Sunday, Aug. 26 and 27 at the Eve Alvord Theatre at Seattle Center, in a performance by the Young Actor Institute, the most advanced training program of the Seattle Children's Theatre Drama School. "

Architect sought for Freeland fire station

  • Aug 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

The new Freeland fire station at Cameron Road and Highway 525 will have an architect before long.

Police confiscate marijuana in Clinton apartment

  • Aug 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

A Clinton man was arrested Thursday by Island County Sheriff's deputies who found suspected marijuana growing in his apartment.

Trial reveals details of Ed Ross murder

  • Aug 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

A former South Whidbey man who was murdered last October died at the hands of at least two men who were part of a local methamphetamine distribution network.

Animal predator disrupts peaceful farm life

  • Aug 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

"For 30 years Frances and Mel Odgen, Sr. have enjoyed their barnyard paradise, but now something is killing their animals.Tuesday at midnight a large dog or some other animal vaulted a five-foot-high steel wire fence, killed two baby pygmy goats and then jumped back over the fence, apparently with the third, bigger goat held in its jaws. "

Let's go fishing!

  • Aug 25, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:21PM

"Coho fishing season opens Saturday, Aug. 26, at daylight on the beach in front of Possession Point Bait Company, two weeks before the scheduled opener. "

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