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Whidbey Recipes

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

"Year of a Thousand Happinesses (or, Dragonslayers not wanted)"

Early ferry fare hike in the works

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

Commission hopes to avoid public vote

"Falcons topple Turks, Borderites"

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

"Last weekend, the Falcons got a break from recent pressure as they blew out Sultan and Blaine, outscoring their opponents by a combined 81 points."

Off the Record

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

Making the world more Fred-friendly.

No smoking on ferries?

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

Ferry smoking ban backed at hearing.

Allderdice fills empty council seat

  • Feb 3, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"Doug Allderdice, 56, is the newest member of the Langley City Council, assuming the seat of former councilmember Ed Parr, who resigned in December citing personal reasons."

Anthes Street fix to keep pedestrians safer

  • Feb 2, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"Long considered in need of sidewalks and general smoothing, one of Langley's most character-filled streets will get a pedestrian-oriented face lift over the next three years."

Cascade proposes Whidbey pipeline

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

South Whidbey gas boosters may soon see concrete pipeline plans out of an Oak Harbor company looking to supply Port Townsend with energy.

WSF collects public opinion on dock closure

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

Washington State Ferries wants its Clinton-Mukilteo customers to decide which of two scenarios will be the least inconvenient for them beginning in September: Shut down the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday through Friday for five weeks or shut down the ferry 24-hours a day for about 20 days.

High school 'overloads' spark debate

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

Tension increased quickly when school board chairman Jim Adsley decided to discuss personnel issues in public at Tuesday night's monthly meeting. The question was overloads -- which commonly occur when a teacher leaves the school and others step in to carry his or her load as well as their own until the end of the school year.

South Whidbey teen wins Washington's Junior Miss

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"Marilee Jolin of Clinton, a South Whidbey High School senior, returned from Pullman last Saturday as Washington state's new Junior Miss for 2000."

Island County Sheriff's report

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

Incident rpeort from the county sheriff.

"They're small, but they're tough"

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"When it comes to high school sports, it's tough for a little guy to catch a break. But on South Whidbey High School's wrestling team, it takes all sizes and all weights to make a team."

Shelton seeks third term as County Commissioner

  • Jan 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"Both Mike Shelton and fellow Republican Mac McDowell are running for re-election, though only Shelton has formally announced his intentions. But according to Island County Democratic Central Committee Chairman George Pardington, McDowell is their prime target."

Ferry cuts will keep high fuel costs in line

  • Jan 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"Looking for a bright side in the pending service cuts by Washington State Ferries? Well, at least they'll save money on fuel."

Workers wrap up phase one of dock construction

  • Jan 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"A lack of funding will not mean the lack of a ferry dock in Clinton. It just means the dock will be a little uglier than anyone had planned. Due to a huge capital budget shortfall caused by Initiative 695, Washington State Ferries will not be able to pay for the second half of the ferry dock reconstruction project started last spring in Clinton."

Whidbey Island Writers' Conference

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:22AM

"Schedules, information, programs about the second annual conference March 3-5."

Sports Briefs

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

"Sports, outdoors, parks and recreation."

Nine free throw champs crowned

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

"Four boys and five girls, ages 10-14, were named local champions in the 2000 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship held in Langley on Jan. 15 and sponsored by the St. Hubert Knights of Columbus Council 11357."

Guest band at Saturday contra dance

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

"The South Whidbey Contra Dance is being held on a Saturday evening for the first time, with a new live band playing the music for the lively jigs, reels and hornpipes on the dance program."

Celtic singer performs benefit concert

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

"Barbara Dunn will sing original and traditional Celtic tunes at The Smilin' Dog Cafe on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m., in a benefit for the Whidbey AIDS Support Fund."

Slightly Retired

  • Jan 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

"Support nap time: Babies do it, why not us?"

State timber harvest moratorium sought on Puget Sound's saltwater islands

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

South Whidbey residents are circulating a petition they hope will result in a moratorium on harvesting trees from public lands on Puget Sound's saltwater islands.

Fire district works toward future

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

"Don Smith is not looking to spend more of the taxpayers' money this year. He just wants to spend it to make Fire Protection District 3 more efficient, prepared, and representative of South Whidbey's needs."

Two charged in murder of islander plead guilty

  • Jan 26, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:21AM

Two suspects in the Oct. 10 murder of a South Whidbey man face lengthy prison terms after pleading guilty to charges filed in the case.

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