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Community braced for big school cuts if second levy fails

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"The school district suffered its first levy defeat in many years Feb. 29. Should another occur April 25, the heavy cutting will begin. Bjork said state law does not allow another levy attempt this year.School supporters are working hard to ensure the second levy attempt doesn't fail and trigger major cuts in education"

Farmer beats environmentalist in busy election

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

The farmer beat the environmentalist in what was by far the the biggest Conservation District election ever held on Whidbey Island.

Syringes pose beach danger

  • Apr 1, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"A few weeks ago, John Auburn's 3-year-old son found a syringe on the beach in front of the family's home."

Land use map takes shape in Freeland

  • Mar 30, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

"Maps were furled and unfurled, overlays were raised and lowered, even a few shirt sleeves were rolled up: It was a busy night for the Freeland Subarea Planning Committee."

Island County Government

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Home page for Island County government.

League of Women Voters

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Facts for the Washington State voter.

The United States census

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Information about the 2000 census now under way.

Washington State ferries.

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Your link to the ferry system that services Whidbey Island.

Plant that pumpkin now: Seeds available free

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:40AM

Plans are under way for the fifth annual Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest to be held Oct. 14 in conjunction with Coupeville's Harvest Fest.

Islanders build their own baidarkas

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

"In a big aluminum building tucked away on the end of Freeland's Wahl Road, two island women learned last week how to build baidarkas. To do it, they needed to learn a little history, how to use dozens of tools, and a bit about how boats move through water. And, they had to know what a baidarka is."

Whidbey Recipes

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

A hare-raising tale.

Bayview Hall to go non-profit

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

"A lot has changed at Bayview Hall over the past year, and as of mid-April, the facility will look different even in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service"

FYI

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

Island County Sheriff's Report

Poetry not for fools

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

Whidbey Island Poetry Festival starts off National Poetry Month on April Fools Day.

Schools prepare for any disaster

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

"April is Earthquake Awareness Month, but schools on Whidbey Island are preparing for any disaster."

Art galleries open new shows

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

Three South Whidbey galleries open new exhibits this weekend.

Parks sponsors skateboard tour

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

South Whidbey Parks and Recreation will take all interested skateboarders to one of the newest and largest skate parks in the Northwest on April 5.

Falcon News

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

News from South Whidbey High School

DeForest is choice for Intermediate School helm

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:39AM

"After watching John DeForest work as the South Whidbey Intermediate School interim principal for a year, a school district staff selection committee decided last week that it liked what it saw, choosing him as its top candidate for a permanent spot at the school's helm."

Off the Record

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

What's with the year-round permanent Christmas lights flickering in our night sky?

Tennis builds momentum to 3-1 record

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"Someone forgot to tell the members of the South Whidbey girls tennis team that they are a 2A team this year.It's probably for the best, since the Falcons downed three 3A Wesco opponents in four meets over the past two weeks."

Baseball team wants league win

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

South Whidbey's baseball team is looking for a league win this week after losing back-to-back games to Granite Falls to start their North Cascades League season.

"Falcons strike Turks, Marauders"

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

"Riding a season-opening win over Cascade last week, the South Whidbey High School boys soccer team added two big wins and one mystifying loss to their record during the past seven days to get off to one of its best starts ever."

Fastpitch streak increases to three

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

South Whidbey's fastpitch team increased its winning streak to three consecutive games Saturday with a 2-0 non-league win at Lynnwood.

Cathlamet taken out of service

  • Mar 29, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

Ferry leaves dock by itself

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