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Aaron Elkins presents keynote address to writers

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

"Public invited to hear bestselling mystery writer, author of 13 novels."

Langley police report

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

Crime and criminals in Langley.

Barlean forest bill fails in committee

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

"A Washington House bill that would have stopped any future tree cutting on a 600-acre, state-owned parcel of land near Goss Lake failed to make it out of the House's capital budget committee last week."

South Whidbey High School ...This is your life

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

Yearbook staff labors to capture 1999-2000

Whidbey Recipes

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

Warm up the cold days -- and cool of the warm ones -- of February.

Boeing strike felt on Whidbey

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

"Contending their wages are well below the industry average and that proposed cuts in their benefits are unacceptable, thousands of Boeing engineers walked off the job last Wednesday as their union attempts to negotiate a better contract.Among the approximately 20,000 Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) union members on picket lines this week are dozens of Whidbey Island residents."

Get involved

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

Official and government meetings on South Whidbey.

Growth board chastises quibbling trio

  • Feb 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"Erickson, Roehl, Dearborn bashed"

Growth Board visits island to hear plan disputes

  • Feb 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"Last Wednesday, the Western Washington Growth Management Hearing's Board returned to Coupeville to hear the county defend the changes commissioners have made to the long-range growth plan and to hear from opponents who say the county is still breaking the law."

Ferry supporters heading to Olympia

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

Whidbey Island residents will take part in a large pro-ferries rally to be held in Olympia on Thursday. A carpool will set out in Langley Thursday morning for those interested.

Planning under way for passenger ferry

  • Feb 16, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

Island residents are working to acquire a passenger-only ferry for service between Clinton and Mukilteo next fall when regular ferry service is disrupted due to construction.

Boys bounced from playoff contention

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"Fired up one night and fizzling the next, the South Whidbey boys split a pair of games at Erikson Gymnasium over the weekend and were eliminated from a chance for postseason play."

"Falcons down Granite, Baker"

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"Ellis smashes 1,000-point barrier as South Whidbey's girls buried the Tigers 74-47 Friday, then went way up north to steal victory from the Mountaineers in a 55-52 squeaker."

"Frosh, JV girls end campaigns"

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"The Falcon freshman girls team (from left) Michelle Schorr, Maria Demaray, Aimee Dumke, Justine Connelly, Danette Waterman, coach Greg Hein, Jessica Gabri, Shannon Brown, Kate Willis, Caitlin Robinson and Melissa Norwood finished the season in second place with a 17-3 record."

Ten-year-old painter gets early start

  • Feb 15, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

Young artists invited to show at Sapori.

Parks bond issue pitched

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"More trails, more forests, more ballfields -- the prospects of these are dear to the heart of a parks director, and were sufficient to drag Jerry Cole away from his flu bed to pitch the parks bond issue at a meeting called by the League of Women Voters."

School supporters know the election is right now

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:24AM

"The election may technically be 17 days in the future, but in reality it's going on right now. The Island County Auditor's Office finished sending out 38,618 absentee ballots county-wide on Wednesday. That's just under one-third of all the registered voters."

Hard luck Falcon boys lose in overtime

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

"A win against the Trojans would not only have snapped a six-game league losing streak, it would keep the Falcons' faint playoff hopes alive as well as somewhat ease the pain of a number of close losses this season. Unfortunately, it took Meridian just six ticks of the clock to all but end the Falcons' postseason dreams."

Falcon girls go out as winners

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

"For three quarters and 24 minutes Tuesday night, South Whidbey and visiting Meridian were almost indistinguishable from one another. But in the third quarter, the Falcons took it to the Trojans."

Slightly Retired

  • Feb 19, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

What I told Al Gore on the ferry to Mukilteo.

It's Random Acts of Kindness Week

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

South Whidbey kids are turning Valentine's Day into an entire week of loving their neighbors.

Scuba diver finds homemade bomb

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

"A recreational diver taking a leisurely afternoon scuba trip around Langley's underwater reef two weeks ago found something that piqued not only the interest of local law enforcement, but a Navy bomb squad as well."

Judges balk at more Dearborn money

  • Feb 14, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

The county's top judges told commissioners last week that they will not approve another contract with outside legal counsel Keith Dearborn or his firm.

The A&E Calendar

  • Aug 4, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 11:23AM

"Music, arts and entertainment in brief."

New WICA director named

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

"Stacie Burgua, formerly assistant director, has been named the new executive director of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. She will take the place of Elise Forier who is slated to become WICA's theater programs coordinator."

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