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"Park work to end next week, resume in the spring"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"As the wet, cold winter weather approaches, construction workers who have been moving dirt at the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District's new Langley Road soccer field site are getting ready to call it quits for the year. According to district director Jerry Cole, Oak Harbor's Kreig Construction -- which has a $369,688 contract with the district to do the dirt work and some asphalt paving -- will be back next spring to put the finishing touches on the fields and a parking lot. "

No vaccine again; clinic in Freeland postponed

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"For the second time in two weeks, an expected shipment of flu vaccine failed to arrive at the Island County Health Department. As a result, the flu shot clinic scheduled for Freeland this Friday has been cancelled, according to Trish Rose, Whidbey General Hospital spokeswoman. "

Dump fees likely to drop

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"The fee the county charges local garbage haulers to dump trash is on its way down. But residents and businesses are not likely to see much of a drop, if any. "


  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

Langley Police report.

"Dance, dance, dance"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"Coupeville is the destination of choice for dancin' fools on Saturday, Nov. 4, when the Whidbey Dance Bonanza comes to town with a day and a night of all kinds of dancing. "

Off the Record

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

A T-Rex named Sue

Editor's column

  • Nov 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 12:35PM

"As another long, tedious, disheartening election campaign draws to a close, we find hope for the future springing from Missouri, of all places. "

Falcons hope to end football year with win

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"South Whidbey travels to Sultan Friday, hoping to end its season on a winning note. After three consecutive shut-outs at the hands of powerful Whatcom County teams, the Falcons could use a morale booster. "

"District title slips away from Falcon boys, who take second"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"Braden Giswold wins championship, as cross country team heads to state. The second tie-breaker in two games between South Whidbey and Lakewood proved another heartbreaker for the Falcons. "

"Falcons girl runners second at bi-district, head to state"

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"After watching his team place second behind Mount Baker's red-and-black clad runners at the previous week's North Cascades Conference championships, girls cross country coach Doug Fulton charged his runners with the responsibility of beating as many Borderites as they could see.His orders accomplished at least part of what he had hoped. Mount Baker won the race, but the Falcons pulled to a much-closer second place than they earned the previous week. Julie Gabelein was among the five runners having career races. "

Shona music of Zimbabwe by mbira masters

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"Whidbey Island Marimba is sponsoring a performance of the Shona music of Zimbabwe on Nov. 5, 7 p.m. at Langley United Methodist Church, featuring two mbira masters. "

Two bands headline alternative rock concert

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

The Christian band Glimpse will be joined by Second Wind for a concert on Saturday.

Freeland planners survey the public

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

A public opinion survey containing questions posed by Freeland residents and mailed by the Island County Planning Department will help plan Freeland's future growth.

Cougar softball ends season undefeated

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"The Langley Middle School eighth grade girls fastpitch team wrapped up an undefeated season with a 9-2 win over Marysville this week. The Lady Cougars finished with a record of 8 wins and 0 losses, recording their first perfect fastpitch season. "

Mothers' sad tales add to'Ruined Lives'

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"When drugs took hold of their children's lives, two South Whidbey mothers lost more than sleep and peace of mind. They lost their children.The two mothers' testimonies about their children are part of a locally-produced anti-drug film that premiered Monday night at the South Whidbey High School Auditorium. "

Three wins clinch state showdown for soccer team

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"At the start of the season, Falcon soccer coach Paul Arand said he would be happy if his girls made it into the playoffs. If they win one more game Tuesday, they'll be going to state. "

Crucial season final faces Falcons Monday

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

The Falcon volleyball team won a crucial contest Thursday by beating Granite Falls 3-1 in the final home match of the year.

Miscalculation cuts school taxes slightly

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

South Whidbey voters last spring inadvertently overtaxed themselves due to a miscalculation in levy figures submitted by the school district.

Whidbey House Concert tonight

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"Kris Delmhorst, the first performer in the Whidbey Island House Concert series, returns for an appearance tonight. "

South Whidbey athletic teams may face 3A competition

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"Three days after the football team lost 81-0 in Class 2A competition, the school board heard a report that the South Whidbey athletic teams may have to move up to 3A competition next season. "

Flu vaccine should be available for Nov. 3 clinic

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

"Flu vaccine is supposed to be shipped to Whidbey next Tuesday, meaning it should be ready for the Freeland clinic. But even then there will likely not be enough to go around. "

Court alternative helps kids in trouble

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:34PM

What would be a fitting punishment for a teen-ager who is caught throwing eggs at a house? Maybe a weekend of picking up garbage and washing windows or researching and writing a report on chicken farming.

Hospital turns to building plans

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:33PM

Island County voters said yes in September to a $5 million construction bond that will expand and remodel much of Whidbey General Hospital. But it will likely be the spring of 2001 before any real building gets started on site.

'Ruined Lives' video is released

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:33PM

"Produced with the help of South Whidbey High School students, Ruined Lives, the Dangers of Methamphetamines, has been released for viewing. The video about the dangers of drugs includes performances by students at the high school, as well as locals playing their real-life roles as FD 3 emergency responders, Island County Sheriff's deputies, hospital ER staffers, and Health Department personnel. "

It's pouring fish

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:33PM

"Dick Trefts, member of the Whidbey Island Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers, handles the business end of the pipe as thousands of young chinook salmon are poured into their holding pen at the Langley Small Boat Harbor. "

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