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Fastpitch team looks good in opener

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:35AM

"You don't need a win to provide hope, as the South Whidbey fastpitch team proved in its season opener Wednesday afternoon. The AA Falcons hosted AAA Meadowdale, traditionally one of the better fastpitch teams in the area. And while the hosts did not win, the very respectable 3-0 score sparked a bonfire of hope for the future."

Baseball pitching rises to the challenge

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:35AM

South Whidbey prevailed in an island battle for baseball bragging rights at Coupeville Wednesday afternoon.

Partial ferry closure plan gets go-ahead

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:35AM

"Ferry riders have spoken, and ferry officials concur -- there will be only a partial shutdown of the Clinton/Mukilteo ferry route for several weeks next fall."

"Harbor shipshape, but could use work"

  • Mar 17, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

"Langley's Small Boat Harbor is not only a haven for Whidbey Island and travelling boaters, but to scuba divers as well, and if the harbor's popularity continues to grow, its facilities will need some improvements."

Oh! O. Henry! at the Farm

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

"Barn Aid 2000 presents an afternoon with the short story master O. Henry on Sunday, March 19, 2:30 p.m. in the historic 1904 barn at Whidbey Island Greenbank Farm."

Whidbey Recipes

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

Stories -- and foods -- o' the Irish

All of South Whidbey enjoys state tournament

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

"Last week was a dream come true for any South Whidbey basketball lover. Backed by their adorning fans, the Falcon girls played Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Yakima Sundome in the 2A state tournament."

Volunteer for Hearts and Hammers

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

"The Hearts and Hammers annual workday is set for Saturday, May 6, and volunteers are needed this year more than ever, say organizers."

All it takes is a little imagination

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

"It was so quiet in the South Whidbey Intermediate School's multi-purpose room last week that you could hear single strands of dry pasta cracking.More than 400 students, parents and teachers had gathered that Friday to watch three teams of second, third, fourth and fifth graders conduct science experiments with a theatrical flair. The experiments are to be showcased this week in Mount Vernon as part of Destination Imagination, a science learning program that takes the place of last year's Odyssey of the Mind."

State board OK's county growth plan changes

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

Island County moved a few steps closer to a completed Comprehensive Plan last week. But the job's not quite over.

Big issues still separate sides in growth plan

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:34AM

"Though Island County continues to inch closer to a completed and legal 20-year growth plan, a few big issues have yet to be resolved."

Falcon News

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

News items from South Whidbey High School

"New bridge out, so now what?"

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

"Instead of a new bridge and a bigger highway, state transportation officials say islanders may have to depend on buses, staggered work hours or telecommuting to help break the traffic jam in the future."

State rules out new bridge over Deception Pass

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

A spokesperson from the state Department of Transportation said last week that a new bridge or new ferry service from the north end will not and cannot solve the problem of traffic congestion on Whidbey.

Oil company in Clinton on cleanup list

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

A Clinton diesel fuel retailer will not be required to hire a cleanup crew anytime soon after being identified this month by the state as owning a small-scale hazardous waste site.

Off the Record

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

The morning Times is confusing morning readers.

Clinton Library opens Saturday

  • Mar 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

"It may look like a nicely maintained double-wide mobile home to most people, but to certain Clinton residents it's as beautiful as their own Taj Mahal .The new Clinton Library will open to the public Saturday, March 18, an event that will cap a nine year process from idea to reality"

Wrecks underscore two highway dangers

  • Mar 11, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

"After last week, the state should not need any more evidence to prove that the Highway 525 intersections at Thompson and Bayview roads need turn lanes and possibly stop lights. For the second time in two weeks, a local driver was rear-ended at high speed while waiting to make a turn from the highway on Thompson Road.Neither driver was seriously injured in the crash, nor was a passenger. On Tuesday, a more serious accident jeopardized the lives a 78-year-old woman and a 2-year-old toddler."

"Schools, parks go back to voters"

  • Mar 11, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:33AM

"The percentage of yes votes for both the South Whidbey School District's levy and the South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District's bond fell throughout the past week, spelling out narrow losses for both measures."

South Whidbey party members follow the leaders

  • Mar 11, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:32AM

South Whidbey Democrats and Republicans followed the national leaders of their parties at caucuses held Tuesday night.

Girls rally into fifth-place state game

  • Mar 11, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:32AM

Falcons score two wins after first-round loss in state tournament.

Learn some behind-the-scenes expertise

  • Mar 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:32AM

A free set design/construction class starts next month at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts.

County Commissioner Mike Shelton is program guest

  • Mar 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:32AM

"The South Whidbey Republican Women will welcome Island County Commissioner Mike Shelton on their program Tuesday, March 21."

Ms. Washington is another South Whidbey star

  • Mar 11, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:32AM

Peggy Thomas of Langley is Ms. Washington 2000 and will be competing in national competition in Las Vegas this summer.

High-tech laser magic meets vaudeville

  • Mar 10, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:32AM

"The zany comedy and feats of juggling that old vaudeville brings to mind are given a 21st century spin in Lazer Vaudeville, coming to WICA March 17."

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