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It's Meerkerk Magic

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Celebrate the peak blooming season of Meerkerk Gardens rhododendron collection during the Meerkerk Magic Festival of Flowers and Music, today, April 22, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $5 per adult, with children admitted free.Betty and James Tartas perform their signature music during the afternoon."

Freeland intersection claims victim

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Plans are under way to place a stoplight at the intersection of Fish Road and Highway 525, but those plans did nothing to stop a fatal traffic accident from occurring Friday morning."

"Schools' future on the line, Parks also seeks support"

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Administrators, union leaders and other school employees campaign for the school levy on Wednesday at the intersection of Maxwelton Road and Highway 525. Closest to the camera are Scott Mauk, SWEA president, and Greg Willis, LMS principal. Sign waving will be a common sight on election day next Tuesday."

Earth Day at Greenbank Farm

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"There's a day's worth of activities today, celebrating the Earth and ways to preserve and honor it."

Falcons pull out rabbits for win

  • Apr 22, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

"Kevin Arndt started Wednesday's baseball game with a team record-setting sixth home run, but the real excitement came much later for South Whidbey fans.Arndt's first inning blast gave the Falcons a one-run edge that lasted until the fourth, when Nooksack Valley tied the score. Then the Pioneers took a 4-1 lead with a trio of runs in the sixth.That's when Falcon coach Bill Patterson started to wonder about magic."

Youths injured in rollover

  • Apr 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

Two Clinton youths took a trip to Whidbey General Hospital Friday after their car rolled over on Maxwelton Road.

Track records fall at Pasco

  • Apr 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

Records fell last week when a well rested South Whidbey boys track team took a trip to Eastern Washington for the Pasco Invitational.

Arndt homers as Falcons split two

  • Apr 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

Kevin Arndt's two home runs were the bright spots in what coach Bill Patterson described as a fiasco of a baseball game Monday at Nooksack Valley.

"Out of the classroom, into the fire"

  • Apr 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:45AM

Every experienced firefighter knows that it takes more than a hose and a little water to put out a fire. They also know there is a lot more to a firefighter's job than riding around in a big red truck with flashing lights and a wailing siren.

Kickers score at Blaine

  • Apr 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

"The Falcon soccer team got back into a winning mood after two straight losses, as they chalked up a 4-1 North Cascades Conference road win."

Girl golfers win at Useless Bay

  • Apr 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

South Whidbey's girl golfers teamed up to beat two conference opponents in a three-way varsity match at Useless Bay on a sunny Tuesday afternoon.

Luxurious dinner boat launched

  • Apr 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

"Thanks to Nichols Brothers workers, hundreds of Puget Sound area residents will be dining in high style in coming years."

Forty school employees face layoffs

  • Apr 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

Levy failure would trigger district cuts

Falcons win the big one

  • Apr 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

"A two-out, two-strike bunt in the bottom of the last inning produced a win of historic proportions for the South Whidbey fastpitch team Tuesday."

"Tsunami signs warn locals, visitors"

  • Apr 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

"This week tsunami hazard zone signs went up near beaches all along the west side of Whidbey Island, warning that the huge, powerful waves could flood the area any time a large earthquake sets Puget Sound quivering. From French and Sills roads near Maxwelton Beach to Mutiny Bay in Freeland and Coronet Bay on North Whidbey, the signs warn both locals and tourists that the best thing they can do in the event of an earthquake is to get away from the shoreline -- fast."

"City, port do some courting over marina idea"

  • Apr 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

"It was hardly a marriage, but the Port of South Whidbey and City of Langley did a little courting Wednesday night.The question was, should the two entities join together to build slips for several hundred boats in Langley Harbor?"

"After five years of nurturing, founders Neal and Linda Hooberman hand over the reins to the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation"

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:44AM

"Neal and Linda Hooberman, shown here with daughter Julie Evans, top right, and son John Hooberman, bottom left, founded Whidbey Island's Child Abuse Prevention Foundation six years ago. This April, during Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Awareness month, they will hand over the reins of the eminently successful program to a new president and board of directors."

Dead whale beaches near Langley

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

"A strange bit of irony hit home for Jack and Norma Metcalf this week when a dead gray whale washed up on their Saratoga Road beach Friday evening. Congressman Jack Metcalf was a vocal opponent of the the Makah Indian tribe's gray whale hunt last year, during which tribe members managed to kill one whale."

Off the Record

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

South Whidbey Schools put music in their hearts forever.

"LMS spelling champion heads to Washington, D.C."

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

"At Langley Middle School, both students and teachers know how to spell winner -- E-M-M-A.Seventh grader Emma Barker-Perez put herself in the school's spelling hall of fame when she beat all-comers at a regional spelling bee in Mount Vernon to win a trip to the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C."

Armed robbery suspects arrested

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

An armed robbery late Sunday put three South Whidbey men in jail by Monday night and has set the Island County Sheriff's Department investigating the circumstances around the alleged crime.

Review

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

"Glengarry Glen Ross is raw, well-acted."

Whidbey Recipes

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

Stanbd up and be counted -- or else!

Lopez no-hits Turks

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

Pitcher carries Falcon fastpitch team to 10-0 victory

Island salmon angling cut back

  • Apr 12, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:43AM

Whidbey Islanders will have less time to fish for salmon due to the new seasons announced Friday by the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

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